February 24, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Seagulls down Richmond

First loss ends Bobcats’ season

AUGUSTA Thursday’s Class C South girls basketball semifinal between top-seeded Richmond and No. 4 Old Orchard Beach came down to a fourand a-half minute stretch of the third quarter. More...

Moreland homers in debut

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Bruins blast Kings 4-1, continue strong start for Cassidy

LOS ANGELES The Boston Bruins figured their road swing against the NHL’s three tough California teams would be a strong indication of their ability to contend for a playoff spot. More...

Boat maintenance training March 8

TOPSHAM The United States Power Squadron will be teaching a class entitled “Marine Engine Maintenance For Boaters” beginning March 8 at Mt. Ararat High School. More...

Bowdoin teams set for postseason play

BRUNSWICK The Bowdoin College women’s basketball team will travel to Amherst this weekend for the 2017 New England Small College Athletic Conference semifinals. More...

Champagne, Monks advance

STANDISH   Saint Joseph’s College (23- 4) edged Johnson & Wales University (19-8), 91-90 in double-overtime, in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) women’s semifinal basketball action at the Harold Alfond Center on Thursda More...

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Truex redemption

DAYTONA 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.   Martin Truex Jr. saw his Daytona 500 victory vanish in just a blink of an eye.  Eyes open. Eyes shut.  One-hundredth of a second, the time it takes lightning to strike the ground.  More...

LRSC set for state YMCA championship

BATH   The 52nd annual Maine YMCA state swimming championship is scheduled to be held at the University of Maine at Orono March 3-5.  More...

Monmouth stuns No. 2 Boothbay, 39-30

AUGUSTA   Tia Day made eight straight free throws in the fourth quarter as Monmouth Academy pulled away for a 39-30 upset victory over Boothbay in the Class C South girls semifinal high school basketball game at the Augusta Civic Center on Thurs More...

Cousins’ debut spoiled by Rockets

NEW ORLEANS Reserve Lou Williams hit seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points in his Rockets debut after a trade from the Lakers, and Houston crushed New Orleans 129-99 on Thursday night in DeMarcus Cousins’ first game with Anthony Davis. More...

No moves for Celtics

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Dragons march into final

Downs defending champ Wildcats

PORTLAND Before Wednesday’s tip-off of the girls Class A South regional semifinal against York, Brunswick players strolled around Cross Insurance Arena, taking selfies prior to stepping on the court. More...

Ducks hand Bruins, Cassidy a loss

ANAHEIM, Calif. Rickard Rakell is perhaps the only Anaheim Ducks forward who should feel good about his offensive game lately, and even he was mired in a five-goal goalless streak when the surging Boston Bruins visited. More...

Red Sox hope to be carried by ‘big three’

FORT MYERS, Fla. The Red Sox hope adding Chris Sale to a rotation that already included Rick Porcello and David Price will boost the team to its first World Series title since 2013. More...

Play? Rest? For many NBA teams, it’s still a real battle

MIAMI   There are 27 games remaining on Cleveland’s regular-season schedule, and perhaps only one person over that stretch will be able to stop LeBron James.  That would be Cavs coach Tyronn Lue.  He has to protect James from him More...

No. 2 Villanova upset at home by Butler

VILLANOVA, Pa.   Kelan Martin scored 22 points and fueled a stunning second-half rally to lead No. 22 Butler past No. 2 Villanova 74-66 on Wednesday night, snapping the Wildcats’ on-campus home winning streak at 48 games.  More...

Race to the finish line

NBA returns for a race to the postseason

LeBron James, Steph Curry and the rest of the NBA have had a chance to catch their collective breath, kick their feet up for a few days and rest up after a frenetic first three-and-a-half months of the season. More...

Brunswick splits; Eagles drop finale

BRUNSWICK   The Brunswick High School boys hockey team split a pair of games this week.  On Tuesday, the Dragons rolled to a 6-1 win over winless Maranacook/Winthrop at Kents Hill.  Jacob Doring led the way with four goals and an assis More...

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