April 14, 2016 RSS feed / Sports

Bowdoin rallies late

BRUNSWICK   At the time, a simple tagout at home didn’t seem very significant.  It was the fifth inning of game one of a Bowdoin softball doubleheader against USM on Wednesday, and the Polar Bears were in trouble. More...

Sox end Orioles streak, win 4-2

BOSTON The Baltimore Orioles were overdue for a game like this. The Orioles wasted too many early chances and finally lost after opening the season with a team record seven straight wins, beaten by the bats of Xander Bogaerts, Jackie Bradley Jr. More...

Local teams kick off the spring season this week

BRUNSWICK Spring is upon us. More...

Nowinski visits Bowdoin tonight

BRUNSWICK   The Polar Brain Alliance, a group of Bowdoin College student-athletes who serve as peer advocates for concussion research, are happy to host renowned speaker and concussion expert Chris Nowinski for a talk on campus tonight.  More...

Trenton tops Sea Dogs

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Celtics win finale, No. 5 seed

BOSTON The Celtics invited players from three of the franchise’s championship teams to the Garden on Wednesday night to support them in their regular-season finale. The legends were treated to the biggest comeback win in the NBA this year. More...

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL CAPS

Royals double up Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Salvador Perez tagged Houston reliever Ken Giles for a tie-breaking two-run homer in the eighth inning, lifting the Kansas City Royals over the Houston Astros 4-2 Wednesday night. Cubs 9, Reds 2 More...

Warriors set mark; Kobe closes with 60

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors took their last shot at Michael Jordan and history and they swished it — for 73.  More...

Blues down ’Hawks in OT

NHL GLANCE

ST. LOUIS (AP) — David Backes scored at 9:04 of overtime on a shot that deflected off a Chicago defenseman, and the St. Louis Blues took the series opener 1-0 over the defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks on Wednesday night. More...

Long Reach to hold tryouts

BATH — The Bath YMCA swim team/Long Reach Swim Club summer swim team will begin the week of May 2. More...

Leeman goes 3-00 for Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The University of Rochester men’s tennis team has been hot of late, picking up four consecutive victories, the longest for the team in several years.  Rochester is 9-0. More...

Caron to hold youth golf camp

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Davee helps UNE past Wentworth

BOSTON — The University of New England raced out to a 10-1 lead after just 13 minutes and cruised to a 19-8 win over Wentworth Institute of Technology in a Commonwealth Coast Conference women’s lacrosse match Tuesday afternoon at Sweeney More...

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New leaders for Wolverines

First-year coaches take over for Wiscasset

WISCASSET There has been a big turnover throughout the past couple of months at Wiscasset, with the spring sports season featuring four first-year coaches taking over for the Wolverines. More...

Bowdoin lacrosse teams fall

BRUNSWICK   The Keene State men’s lacrosse team rallied from a six-goal deficit in the first quarter to stun eighth-ranked Bowdoin, 13-12, on Ryan Field on Tuesday evening.  The Owls improved to 7-3 after handing Bowdoin (9-2) its fir More...

Orioles give Red Sox the slip again, 9-5

BOSTON The Boston Red Sox weren’t overly concerned after their third straight loss. The last two happened to come against the Baltimore Orioles, who remained the only unbeaten team in the majors with a 9-5 win at Boston on Tuesday night. More...

Roberson lifts Sea Dogs past Trenton, 6-3

TRENTON, N.J. Tim Roberson cleared the bases with a two-out double in the 10th inning as the Portland Sea Dogs (3-3) beat the Trenton Thunder (3-2), 6- 3 in extra innings on Tuesday night at Arm & Hammer Park. More...

Thornton leads NHL playoff veterans

SAN JOSE, Calif. A year after being stripped of his captaincy, publicly feuding with his general manager and missing the playoffs for the first time in 14 years, Joe Thornton has had a renaissance season. More...

D-Backs upend Dodgers

MLB ROUNDUP

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt hit a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning and drove in another run, and Arizona spoiled Los Angeles’ home opener with a 4-2 win in Vin Scully’s final season. More...