January 12, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Dragons thwart Hornets, 61-43

BRUNSWICK   The Brunswick High School boys basketball “sacrificed” the 3-pointer Thursday night for the inside play underneath and rolled to a 61-43 victory over Leavitt in a battle of Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference foes.  More...

Celtics catch 76ers in London, 114-103

LONDON Ten seasons ago, the Boston Celtics came to London and won. They went on to win the NBA title. More...

Brady bullish in focus on Titans

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Big Ben’s resurgence faces stiff test against Jags

PITTSBURGH The words that threatened to define Ben Roethlisberger’s season were uttered almost as an afterthought and with more than a hint of frustrated sarcasm. More...

Brunswick 8th girls down Auburn, 58-29

AUBURN — The Brunswick Junior High School eighth-grade girls basketball team picked up a 58-29 victory over Auburn on Tuesday.   Leading the way for the Huskies were Blake Austin, Daryn Wood and Logan Brown with seven points each. More...

Mt. Ararat 8th girls keep on rolling

TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat Middle School eighth-grade girls basketball team won its sixth game of the season with a 39-22 victory over Tripp on Monday. The Eagles were led by Lillie Singleton, who had a game-high 19 Points. More...

Brunswick 7th girls drop close one

AUBURN — The Brunswick Junior High School seventh-grade girls basketball team fought hard in a 30-22 setback against Auburn on Tuesday.   Sophia Morin had a strong game, with gritty defense and seven tough points for the Huskies. More...

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Hurricanes top Capitals, 3-1

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WASHINGTON Victor Rask broke a tie on a delayed penalty with 9:06 left to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 3-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night, hours after the team’s sale to Dallas billionaire Tom Dundon was finalized. More...

Brunswick hockey sweeps Gorham

BRUNSWICK The Brunswick High School boys hockey team earned a much-needed 2-0 victory over Gorham on Thursday at Sidney J. Watson Arena. Goaltender Riley Kirk had 28 saves for the shutout as the Dragons improved to 4-6 and host Greely on Jan. More...

Cavs routed again as Raptors win by 34

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TORONTO LeBron James and the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers absorbed their most-lopsided loss of the season when they were routed by the Toronto Raptors 133-99 on Thursday night. More...

Red Sox sign pair

BOSTON   Boston pitchers Carson Smith and Steven Wright, both coming off injuries, have agreed to one-year contracts with the Red Sox that avoided salary arbitration.  Wright gets a non-guaranteed salary of $1.1 million under the deal.  More...

Bobcat resilience stuffs Cougars, 68-62

RICHMOND Going into Tuesday’s high school boys basketball game between Dirigo and Richmond, players, coaches and fans from both communities knew it was going to be a battle. More...

’Builder wrestlers in action in ‘The Pit’

THE MORSE/WISCASSET HIGH SCHOOL co-op wrestling team hosted Maine Central Institute and Camden Hills in a meet inside the Morse High School “Pit” on Wednesday. More...

Bates falls to Colby-Sawyer

NEW LONDON, N.H. — Colby-Sawyer College led from the opening tip and defeated the Bates women’s basketball team, 65-55 Tuesday evening in the first meeting between the teams since the 1995-96 season.  More...

Sea Dogs hire Fenster as manager

PORTLAND — The Boston Red Sox have named Darren Fenster the manager of the Portland Sea Dogs.  Fenster replaces Carlos Febles, who was promoted to the Red Sox as their third-base coach.  In addition, Paul Abbott replaces Kevin Walker More...

Mt. Ararat 7th girls roll past Tripp

TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball team handed Tripp a 42-26 setback recently. The Eagles used a solid 14-6 showing in the third quarter to take control. Angel Huntsmen led Mt. More...

Tripp deals Eagles a tough setback

TURNER — Tripp handed Mt. Ararat a 50-39 loss in a boys seventh-grade basketball game on Monday.  Sawyer Hathaway and Beau Mayo each had 10 points in the win.  Lucas Holman scored a game-high 13 points for Mt. More...

Monks keep rolling, improve to 11-1

STANDISH — Saint Joseph’s College (11-1, 4-0 GNAC) topped Johnson & Wales University (6-6, 2-1 GNAC), 64-57, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) women’s basketball contest at the Harold Alfond Center on Tuesday eveni More...

Freeport JV girls drop one to Knights

POLAND — Poland pulled away in the second half for a 43-20 victory over Freeport in high school jayvee girls basketball action on Tuesday.  Freeport trailed 16-6 after a quarter, but rallied to close to 21-15 by halftime behind nine point More...