November 22, 2011 RSS feed / Sports

Patriots blow past Chiefs, 34-3

Gronkowski’s 2 TDs pace Pats

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.   Rob Gronkowski should be used to catching touchdown passes by now.  He already has 20 of them in less time than any tight end in NFL history, needing just 26 games. More...

Bruins slip past Habs 1-0 for 9th straight victory

MONTREAL ( AP) — The Boston Bruins have been blowing out teams with potent offense while winning their way through November.  On a night when their production dwindled, Tim Thomas helped them squeeze out yet another victory.   More...

UMaine football travels to Appalachian State for NCAA playoff game

Black Bears receive first-round bye

ORONO   Jack Cosgrove walked into the Maine Marketplace in the Memorial Union on Sunday morning worried.  He knew his University of Maine football team would qualify for the playoffs, but coming off Saturday’s 30-27 loss at New Hampsh More...

Crosby returns in style

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby had two goals and two assists in first game in over 10 months as the Penguins rolled to a 5-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Monday in National Hockey League action.  More...

Giants handle Pats

On last-minute comeback, 24-20

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.   The New York Giants rallied past the New England Patriots like they did in their Super Bowl-winning drive in 2008.  They know they’re a long way from getting back there, though.  More...

Bowdoin captures NESCAC

Field hockey to host NCAA second-round contest on Saturday

BRUNSWICK — Liz Clegg scored the game-winning goal with 1:48 remaining to give the Bowdoin College field hockey team its seventh New England Small College Athletic Conference championship on Sunday at Ryan Field, 2-1, over Middlebury College.&n More...

Bangor knocks out Brunswick, 42-14

Rams to meet Lawrence for Eastern A title

BANGOR   The first blow staggered the Dragons. The second shot left Brunswick nearly out on its feet. The third was the knockout blow.  More...

Thrilling finishes — and a Miami win

Look at what Eli Manning did. And Patrick Peterson. Eddie Royal and Willis McGahee, too. All within a matter of minutes Sunday. More...

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MVP for Verlander

Sox’ Jacoby Ellsbury second

NEW YORK   Detroit’s Justin Verlander became the first starting pitcher in a quarter-century to win a Most Valuable Player award, adding it to the Cy Young Award.  Verlander earned the American League MVP honor Monday, receiving 13 of More...

Coaches make good use of preseason time

MPA winter preseason officially began Monday

BRUNSWICK   The Maine Principal’s Association winter sports season officially began on Monday, although girls ice hockey had a two week head start, due to ice availability.  For Morse High School boys basketball coach Todd Flaherty, t More...

AREA, MAINE BRIEFS

Smith, Noone are All-NESCAC football   BRUNSWICK — Two members of the Bowdoin College football team have been named to All-New England Small College Athletic Conference teams.  Senior offensive lineman Joe Smith was named as a First T More...

Subdivision playoffs

NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Playoff Glance First Round Saturday, Nov. More...

Goings-on

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Bobcats reign supreme

Richmond girls top Van Buren 4-1 for Class D soccer crown

FALMOUTH   For the second straight year, Van Buren and Richmond met in the State Class D girls soccer championship.  And for the second straight year, the Bobcats from the West prevailed, this time getting two late goals en route to a chill More...

Stewart wins at Texas to cut gap to 3 on Edwards

FORT WORTH, TEXAS   When Tony Stewart stood up after his postrace interview, a full-length boxing robe was draped over his shoulders.  Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage then put his hands on the race winner’s shoulders and More...

Bowdoin volleyball headed to NCAAs

BRUNSWICK — The Bowdoin College volleyball team won its first NESCAC Championship in convincing fashion on Sunday at Morrell Gymnasium, defeating Middlebury 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-17) for the league title.  More...

Cowboys WR Austin and Colts TE Clark injured

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin can’t seem to keep his hamstrings healthy, and a miserable season for Indianapolis got worse Sunday when tight end Dallas Clark went down with a leg injury.  More...

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Mt. Ararat downs Brunswick in Regional tennis final

Eagles advance to Saturday's State title match

The Mt. Ararat High School boys tennis team secured its second consecutive berth in the State Class A Championship with a 3-2 victory over rival Brunswick on Wednesday at Colby College in Waterville. More...