December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Local swimmers hit the pools

HIGH SCHOOL SWIM PREVIEW

BATH As the temperatures dip outside, area swim and dive teams head inside to the local pools to compete in the 2017/18 high school swim season. More...

FIELD HOCKEY PLAYERS HONORED

THE MAINE FIELD HOCKEY ASSOCIATION held its annual All-State banquet Dec. 3 at the Augusta Civic Center. Local players from Mt. Ararat and Lisbon were honored as All-State selections. More...

Gronkowski’s suspension upheld

BOSTON   The NFL has denied Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski’s appeal of a one-game suspension for a late, gratuitous hit to the head of Bills defensive back Tre’Davious White. More...

Bowdoin men’s hockey wins, 1-0

GORHAM Pat Geary scored the game’s lone goal to return the Bowdoin College men’s ice hockey team to the win column with a 1-0 victory at the University of Southern Maine on Tuesday evening. More...

Brunswick 8th girls fall to Mt. Ararat

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Junior High School eighth-grade girls basketball team opened the season Monday with a 52-40 loss to “Battle of the Bridge” rival Mt. Ararat. More...

LRSC swimmers break records

BATH — The Long Reach Swim Club from the Bath Area Family YMCA recently competed in a meet, with several records falling. Olivia Harper broke two Bath YMCA pool records. More...

Mt. Ararat 7th boys roll to win

TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat seventh-grade girls basketball team opened its season with a 50-38 victory over Brunswick on Monday.  More...

Bates falls to Colby, 58-47

LEWISTON — Colby College held the Bates women’s basketball team under 25- percent shooting from the field and received 19 points and nine rebounds from senior captain Katie McCrum in a 58-47 victory Tuesday night at Alumni Gymnasium.  More...

Mt. Ararat 8th boys down Huskies

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Bath MS 8th boys now 5-2

BATH — Jansen Morrison popped for 23 points as the Bath Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball team rolled to a 66-50 victory over Gray-New Gloucester on Tuesday. Gabe Aucoin added 17 points, with Thomas Guild chipping in 10 in the win. More...

Westbrook’s triple-double helps lead Thunder past Jazz

OKLAHOMA CITY   Russell Westbrook scored 34 points in his seventh triple-double of the season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 17 points down in the second half to defeat the Utah Jazz, 100-94 on Tuesday night.  More...

Celtics hold off Bucks, 111-100

Irving pours in 32 points in victory

BOSTON Kyrie Irving has long admired Al Horford’s skillset from afar. He’s now getting to really savor all the advantages that come along with being his teammate. More...

Gronk gets a game for late hit vs. Bills

The NFL suspended New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski one game on Monday for a late, gratuitous hit to the head of Bills defensive back Tre’Davious White. More...

A new voice in Misner

Postseason hopes for local boys hockey teams

BRUNSWICK A new voice in Brunswick, sights on the playoffs in South Portland/ Freeport/Waynflete, and moderate expectations at Mt. Ararat/Lisbon/Morse are ingredients for an interesting and exciting season on the ice for local boys hockey teams. More...

Bruins fall to Predators, 5-3

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Steelers rally past Bengals

CINCINNATI No matter how high the stakes, how big the deficit or how late in the game, Ben Roethlisberger and his tough-to-catch playmakers always find a way to leave the Bengals wondering what just happened. More...

Flyers end 10-game skid

CALGARY, Alberta   Scott Laughton scored twice, Brian Elliott made 43 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers snapped a 10-game losing streak Monday night with a 5-2 win over the Calgary Flames.  Calgary held a wide edge in play, outshooting Phil More...

N.Y. Giants clean house

Fire coach McAdoo, GM Reese after 10th loss

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.   Believing the team was spiraling out of control, the New York Giants went out of character by making two major in-season moves, firing coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese.  More...

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Bowdoin’s Wilson as All-American

BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College women’s soccer senior Nikki Wilson has been named Second Team All-American by the United Soccer Coaches.  Wilson is Bowdoin’s 19th All-American selection in women’s soccer and the fourth in six More...