April 26, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Wolverines, Bobcats hit track

WISCASSET HIGH SCHOOL hosted a rainy, overcast track meet on Tuesday, with Richmond High in attendance. More...

What a comeback! Eagles rally for 12-7 softball win

Mt. Ararat softball team off to 3-0 start

TOPSHAM Mt. Ararat High School softball co-coach Al Graffam has been around Eagles softball for the better part of a decade. On Tuesday in his team’s third game of the young season, he tried to remember back to a time when Mt. More...

Earnhardt to retire

CHARLOTTE, N.C. It’s never easy to be the son of a legend, especially when he is a tough-as-nails hero and the most feared man in his profession. Follow in his footsteps? Forget it. More...

Rain holds up Red Sox-Yankees a day

BOSTON   The Red Sox will wait another day to get Dustin Pedroia back in the lineup.  Manager John Farrell said after Tuesday night’s game was rained out that his injured second baseman would have been able to play after missing the p More...

Rivalry highlights playoffs’ second round

Stanley Cup playoffs resume tonight

It is the playoff format everyone loves to hate, but say this for the NHL’s divisional setup: It is serving up a tasty feast of rivalries in the second round.   More...

’Builders open with a 5-1 victory; Eagles baseball rolls

AREA HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUPS

WALDOBORO The Morse High School baseball team opened its Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference slate with a 5-1 victory over Medomak Valley on Tuesday. More...

Rockets eliminate Thunder, 105-99

HOUSTON   James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped Houston overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get a 105-99 victory over Oklahoma City on Tuesday night to advance to the Western Conference semifinals.  The Thun More...

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Mt. Ararat holds off Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — Dakota Lopez and Devin Tobin held Brunswick to two hits as the Mt. More...

LeVasseur’s shine in Masters Games

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Jerry and Arden LeVasseur are currently competing in the World Masters Games, with 28,000 athletes from 100 countries in action in 28 sports.  More...

Brady Larson pitches well

PLYMOUTH, N.H. — Former Brunswick High School standout Brady Larson pitched 4 1.3 solid innings of scoreless relief in Plymouth State’s 6-5 loss to Bates on Monday.  Larson scattered three hits, walked one and struck out five. More...

Brunswick athletes get scholarships

NEW YORK — In honor of National Volunteer Week, Major League baseball players are recognizing four Maine high school student volunteers with $2,000 college scholarships to celebrate their dedication to community service.  More...

Sea Dogs rained out

PORTLAND — Tuesday’s Portland Sea Dogs Eastern League game against the Hartford Yard Goats at Hadlock Field was postponed due to rain.  The game will be made-up as a doubleheader on May 16 at 5 p.m. More...

DEFENSE, DEFENSE: This draft crop is loaded on that side

PHILADELPHIA   DE-FENSE, DE-FENSE.  That’s going to be the area of concentration in this draft, in the first round and through much of the proceedings in Philadelphia. More...

Brunswick takes opener

Dragons capture ‘Bridge’ game, 8-4

TOPSHAM Monday’s “Battle of the Bridge” game had quite a different feel than last season. More...

Eagles end Dragons slump, win 10-0

Mt. Ararat baseball earns first win

TOPSHAM   It has been a long time coming.  On Monday in Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference play, the Mt. More...

Jimmie Johnson grabs rare Bristol win

BRISTOL, Tenn. It was just last month when people were wondering what was wrong with Jimmie Johnson after he got off to a slow start. How silly it was to worry. More...

Red Sox Matt Barnes suspended 4 games for buzzing Machado

NEW YORK   Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes has been suspended four games and fined for throwing a fastball past the head of Baltimore star Manny Machado.  The commissioner’s office issued the penalty Monday. More...

Cubs pound Pirates, 14-3

PITTSBURGH Addison Russell set a career high with four hits, Jason Heyward homered for the third time in four games and drove in four runs as the Chicago Cubs jumped on the Pittsburgh Pirates early in a 14-3 victory on Monday night. More...

Mt. Ararat runs by Dragons, 8-1

TOPSHAM Mt. Ararat pitchers Alana Weaver and Holly Temple combined to allow just two hits as the Eagles earned an 8-1 Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference high school softball win over Brunswick on Monday. More...