October 23, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

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Freeport rolls to 7-0 prelim win over Oak Hill

FREEPORT   The phrase “iron sharpens iron” is often used by coaches as teams prepare for the postseason after facing a difficult regular season schedule.  More...

Red Sox hire Alex Cora as new manager

BOSTON   The Boston Red Sox hired Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora as manager Sunday, turning to a player from their 2007 World Series championship roster to help the team out of its current playoff slump.  More...

Patriots keep Falcons in a fog, roll to 23-7 victory in rematch

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. To Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, this was simply an extension of last February’s Super Bowl. For the Atlanta Falcons, it was another dose of football pain. More...

Steelers take down Bengals, 29-14

PITTSBURGH Ben Roethlisberger threw for 224 yards and two touchdowns, Le’Veon Bell added 192 total yards, and Pittsburgh’s defense dominated Cincinnati in the second half. More...

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Postseason downer for Falcons

Yarmouth hands Freeport 27-21 setback to gain No. 8 seed in Class C South

YARMOUTH Most competitive sporting events consist of runs and momentum. Friday night’s “Battle of the Bay” between the Freeport and Yarmouth high school football teams was no different. More...

Hornets run past Shipbuilders

TURNER   The way Leavitt figured it, there wasn’t much to learn from last week’s loss to Mt. Desert Island.  “Really, we just washed it away,” Hornets coach Mike Hathaway said. More...

UMaine edges Albany on late field goal

ALBANY, N.Y. With the University of Maine leading 12-10 late in the fourth quarter, the University at Albany began marching and drove to the Maine 13-yard line. More...

Lisbon battles back to down Oak Hill, 20-14

LISBON Perhaps Lisbon was feeling charitable Saturday. That would explain why it needed to overcome 15 penalties to rally past Oak Hill, 20-14. More...

Bowdoin women’s soccer pulls upset

Volleyball has 2-1 weekend

NEW LONDON, Conn. The Bowdoin College women’s soccer team scored a pair of first-half goals at Connecticut College to collect a 2-0 NESCAC victory on Saturday afternoon. More...

Truex wins at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. Martin Truex Jr. didn’t feel a sense of urgency to win Sunday’s race at Kansas Speedway because of its playoff implications, not with his spot in the next round safe following a victory at Charlotte. More...

Freeport girls take down Eagles, 2-1

FREEPORT Friday’s high school girls Class B South preliminary soccer game for Freeport was like any other game to the players. More...

Greyhounds hold off Cobras, 2-0

Lisbon girls soccer faces Madison in quarterfinals

LISBON With six games remaining in the regular season, the Lisbon High School girls soccer team had a .500 record, coming off lopsided setbacks to Madison and Monmouth Academy. More...

Mt. Ararat football downs Hampden

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Girls soccer prelims today

Seven area teams in the playoff mix

BRUNSWICK The girls high school soccer regular season has come to a close. More...

Boys soccer teams prepare for postseason

As the leaves change and the air begins to chill, area boys soccer teams prepare for the playoffs, beginning with the preliminary round this weekend. Brunswick, Mt. Ararat, Freeport, Lisbon and Richmond are all lined up for postseason play. More...

Brunswick volleyball hosts prelim, falls to Scots

BRUNSWICK   In only its second season as a varsity program, the Brunswick High School volleyball team had a lot of firsts this season. More...

Bergeron returns, powers Bruins to 6-3 victory

BOSTON Welcome back Bergie. More...

Raiders stun Chiefs

OAKLAND, Calif.   Wins have been so hard to come by for the Oakland Raiders that it took three tries at the final play for them finally to pull this one out and possibly save their season.  More...

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