April 29, 2016 RSS feed / Sports

Braves drop Red Sox, 5-3

BOSTON Clay Buchholz struggled with his control when he needed it most and his teammates’ timing wasn’t much better. Boston struggled just about everywhere and Atlanta capitalized with a 5-3 victory over the Red Sox on Thursday night. More...

Eagles get to .500 in 6-2 win over Devils

SOFTBALL

TOPSHAM Good pitching, good defense and good hitting is a hard combination to beat and the Mt. Ararat High School softball team did it all to defeat Lewiston in a well-played Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference game on a crisp spring day. More...

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Oshie has hat trick, Caps beat Pens

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Packed house opens racing season

WISCASSET Wiscasset Speedway opened the gates for the first show of the season last Saturday. More...

Stuard leads Zurich Classic after a 64

AVONDALE, LA. Brian Stuard shot an 8- under 64 on Thursday to top the leaderboard in the suspended first round of the Zurich Classic. More...

Lisbon in tennis action

THE LISBON HIGH SCHOOL girls tennis team hosted Hall-Dale in an MVC matchup on Wednesday. The Greyhounds fell to the Bulldogs, 3-2. More...

Busy Wednesday for Polar Bears

BRUNSWICK The Bowdoin College baseball team broke open a tie ball game in the bottom of the seventh to secure a 6-2 win over visiting Saint Joseph’s College on Wednesday afternoon. More...

Dragons stopped by Blue Devils, 9-2

LEWISTON Lewiston High School girls lacrosse expected its senior-led defense to be solid and its offense to be a work in progress. Nearly 45 shutout minutes? Pretty solid. More...

QBs Goff, Wentz go 1-2

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CHICAGO California love for Jared Goff, and Philadelphia pride for Carson Wentz. It was all about the quarterbacks before Laremy Tunsil’s bizarre tumble down the board at the NFL draft. More...

Hawks end Celtics in 6

BOSTON The Atlanta Hawks had their best regular season in franchise history spoiled last year by a dismal showing against Cleveland in the Eastern Conference finals. More...

Shipbuilders open victoriously

AREA ROUNDUPS

BATH The Morse High School girls lacrosse team scored the first two goals of the second half to break a 3-3 deadlock in a 7-5 Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference win over Oceanside on Thursday in the season-opener for both teams at McMann Field. More...

Lewiston rallies past Eagles

TOPSHAM Mt. Ararat starting pitcher Garrett Moody was pitching well. His pitches had the Lewiston High School hitters off-balance, and his team staked him to a 4-1 lead. More...

Pirates win thriller in 3 OTs

PORTLAND More than four hours after Game 3 began Rob Flick scored of an odd-man rush to give the Portland Pirates a 2-1 American Hockey League victory over the host Hershey Bears in Game 3 of the Atlantic Division semifinals Thursday Night. More...

Mt. Ararat JV lacrosse falls

WATERVILLE — The Mt. Ararat High School jayvee lacrosse team fell just short to Messalonskee in a game played at Thomas College on Wednesday, losing 5-4. More...

Jake Arrieta comes close

CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta’s bid for a second straight no-hitter ended after five pitches and the Cubs ace went on to win his 16th straight decision, leading Chicago over the Milwaukee Brewers 7-2 Thursday. More...

Halls pitches ’Hounds past Falcons, 12-1

RUMFORD Wednesday’s windswept Mountain Valley Conference high school baseball game at Hosmer Field decelerated from a pitchers’ duel into a pounding more quickly than you could burn dinner. More...

Pedroia hits slam and solo HR, Red Sox beat Braves, 9-4

Dustin Pedroia needed a few extra feet for two homers. David Ortiz simply powered the ball around Fenway Park to pass a couple of Boston’s baseball legends. More...

Rough night for area softball

AREA SOFTBALL

SOUTH PARIS Oxford Hills defeated Brunswick, 17-5 in a game halted by the mercy rule in the fifth inning on Wednesday in Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference high school softball action. More...