April 13, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Falcons hold off Knights in baseball opener, 7-4

Wagner brothers lead the way

POLAND Brothers Shea, Colby and Gabe Wagner have discussed how much fun it will be to play together this year for the Freeport High School baseball team. More...

Freeport boys lax drops turf debut

FREEPORT   Taking the energy from playing their first regular season game on the new turf field, the Freeport boys lacrosse team played a hard 48 minutes, but fell short in the end, dropping a 12-6 decision to Western Maine Conference foe Fryebu More...

A new era for Falcons

Freeport girls lax opens new field with a win

FREEPORT   The Freeport High School girls lacrosse team opened the 2018 season christening its new turf field with a dominating performance, getting goals from nine different scorers and shutting down Fryeburg Academy, 16- 2, Thursday afternoon More...

Luchies looking to build ’Builders

BATH There is a new track coach at Morse High School, and he has plans to make the sport a popular destination for Shipbuilder athletes. More...

Dragons roll to lax win over Cony, 19-1

WATERVILLE   Aiden Glover had five goals and three assists, Max Gramins and Nolan Lyne each had three goals and one assist, and the Brunswick High School boys lacrosse team opened its season with a 19-1 win over Cony at Thomas College on Thursda More...

Giannis reaches new heights for Bucks

MILWAUKEE   Giannis Antetokounmpo’s meme-worthy scowl started with a look in the mirror.  More...

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Bruins take playoff opener over Leafs, 5-1

BOSTON Sean Kuraly isn’t so good at waiting. The Boston Bruins forward is usually going fullspeed on the ice, whether it’s chasing the puck on the forecheck or sizing up an opponent for a hit. More...

Porcello pitches Sox past Yankees in finale, 6-3

BOSTON Rick Porcello looks a lot more like the pitcher who won the 2016 AL Cy Young Award than the one who lost 17 games last year. That is one welcome development for the Boston Red Sox. More...

Capitals fall to Blue Jackets in OT, 4-3

WASHINGTON Artemi Panarin scored 6:02 into overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. More...

LRSC has swim tryouts soon

BATH   Long Reach Swim Club coach Jay Morissette has announced tryouts over the next two weeks.  Tryouts will take place  at the Bath Area Family YMCA the weeks of April 16 and 23. More...

Champion Dragons move to Class B

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL LAX PREVIEW

BRUNSWICK   Year-in and year-out, Don Glover’s Brunswick High School boys lacrosse team faces one of the most difficult schedules in the state.  And, Glover’s Dragons find ways to succeed.  More...

New coaches, new classes highlight upcoming season

GIRLS LACROSSE

BRUNSWICK There are two new girls high school lacrosse coaches in the Midcoast. At Brunswick, Brittany Vogt is the new leader, taking over for Dave Boucher, who stepped down after one season, a year that saw the Dragons finish 5-7 to gain the No. More...

Rivalry renewed!

Bench clearing brawl as Yankees drop Sox, 10-7

BOSTON   The fuse has officially been lit in the newest chapter of the ramped-up Yankees Red Sox rivalry.  Zim vs. Pedro. A-Rod vs. Varitek. Munson vs. Fisk.  And now, Tyler Austin tangling with Joe Kelly.  More...

Celtics rout Nets

BOSTON Most of Boston’s regulars got a chance to watch some basketball — both on and off the court. More...

Polar Bear women earn big lacrosse win

WATERVILLE Bowdoin College freshman Katie Miller capped a four-goal night with the game-winner late in the second half to lift the Polar Bear women’s lacrosse team to an important 12-11 NESCAC win at Colby on Wednesday evening. More...

Pats host Washington in opener

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.   The National Football League released the preseason schedule on Wednesday.  The New England Patriots are set to open at home against the Washington Redskins the weekend of Aug. More...

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Sea Dogs drop finale

READING, PA. The Reading Fightin Phils (3-4) pounded out 16 hits and took the Eastern League series from the Portland Sea Dogs (1-5), 12-4 on Wednesday afternoon at FirstEnergy Stadium. More...

Tempers flare in Colorado as Rockies down Padres, 6-4

Twins win with walkoff homer

DENVER Rockies star Nolan Arenado charged the mound after a fastball from Luis Perdomo sailed behind him, setting off a brawl that resulted in five ejections. Pedromo flung his glove at the rushing Arenado and missed. More...