December 12, 2011 RSS feed / Sports

Opening flourish

Second-half push propels Brunswick boys past Cony

BRUNSWICK Whether it was first-game nerves or not, the Brunswick High School boys basketball team was just a tick off in the first half of its Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference season opener against Cony on Friday night, trailing the Rams 23-21 at More...

Rivers has center plans for KG

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers isn’t worried about his team’s lack of depth at center. He plans on using Kevin Garnett a lot more in that role this season. More...

Georgia Southern beats Maine

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Quarterback Jaybo Shaw ran for two touchdowns and threw for another Saturday to lead Georgia Southern to a 35-23 win over Maine in the Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinals. More...

Freeport boys earn first win

AREA BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

NORTH YARMOUTH — Mitch Loeman scored a gamehigh 18 points as the Freeport High School boys basketball team won its Western Maine Conference season-opener, 61- 39 over North Yarmouth Academy on Friday. More...

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It’s ‘Opening Night’ for area teams

Basketball, swimming, wrestling take center stage

BRUNSWICK Lights. Cameras. Action. Although girls ice hockey has been skating for a couple of weeks, tonight marks “Opening Night” for many athletic teams, most notably basketball. More...

Bruins drop second straight

Theodore saves 40 as Florida edges Boston 2-0

BOSTON Jose Theodore saw his share of the Bruins when he was with the rival Montreal Canadiens. More...

Steelers limp past Cleveland, 14-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The adrenaline had long since worn off by the time Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger slowly — very slowly — trudged toward his locker following the Steelers’ 14-3 win over Cleveland on Thursday night. More...

Mt. Ararat, Morse ‘Play for a Cure’

TOPSHAM With the Morse-Mt. More...

UMaine football carries momentum into quarterfinals

Black Bears visit Georgia Southern on Saturday (2 p.m.)

ORONO In July, Colonial Athletic Association coaches picked the University of Maine football team to finish ninth in the 10-team conference (Massachusetts was not counted in the league standings because of its pending move to the Bowl Championship S More...

Patriots get first win at Washington, 34-27

LANDOVER, Md. Tom Brady yelled at a coach because of an interception. The Washington Redskins hollered at the refs. It’s fair to say Brady did it because he and the New England Patriots have such high expectations. More...

Bowdoin men’s hoops topple Bates

John Squires had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Bobcats, who played without leading scorer Ed Bogdanovich. More...

Freeport opens with win over NYA

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

FREEPORT — The Freeport High School girls basketball team opened its season Friday with a 62- 31 win over North Yarmouth Academy. Freeport, scheduled to visit Cape Elizabeth on Tuesday, led 18-12, 32-15 and 46-23 at the quarter breaks. More...

Eagles make Bishop victor in debut

Dragons fall to Rams BRUNSWICK 1 BANGOR 6

BRUNSWICK — Eric Stuckey scored from a goalmouth scramble with 2:12 left in regulation to lift Mt. Ararat High School to a 2-1 ice hockey win over Westbrook. Stuckey converted a Logan Magwire feed to help the Eagles in their season opener. More...

Alabama ends two-game skid; Memphis falls

NCAA MEN’S TOP 25 HOOPS

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — JaMychal Green scored 21 points and No. 16 Alabama rebounded from a twogame losing streak to beat Detroit 62-54 on Sunday night. More...

A quality win for Dragons

Brunswick girls down Red Storm

BRUNSWICK It has been a busy seven days for Brunswick High School girls hockey coach Bill Bodwell. On Dec. More...

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Suggs, UNE stuns 14th-ranked Colby WATERVILLE — The University of New England women’s basketball team held 14th-ranked Colby scoreless for the first three minutes of overtime en route to a 70-63 victory over the Mules at Wadsworth Gymnas More...

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Bowdoin edges Bates

BRUNSWICK — Jill Henrikson and Ellery Gould combined for 40 points as the Bowdoin College women’s basketball team used a strong second half to take a 66-60 non-conference win over rival Bates on Thursday evening at Morrell Gymnasium. More...

Pujols, Angels agree to 10-year, $254M deal

DALLAS ( AP) — Threetime NL MVP Albert Pujols agreed Thursday to a $ 254 million, 10-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. More...