December 21, 2011 RSS feed / Sports

Wolverines, Lawrence get first win

Wiscasset boys hold on for 61-53 win over ’Hounds

WISCASSET There were occasions during Tuesday night’s Mountain Valley Conference high school boys basketball game that Wiscasset coach Dana Lawrence felt his first varsity coaching win was in the bag, followed moments later by a thought of &ld More...

Paul’s debut a success

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Paul’s debut with the Los Angeles Clippers was the mostwatched preseason game in NBA TV history. More...

Mt. Ararat, Brunswick, Richmond victorious

Wells rallies to top Freeport; Morse falls

TOPSHAM — Chelsea Crawford scored 15 points to lead Mt. Ararat High School girls basketball to a 59-42 Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference win over Skowhegan on Tuesday. More...

No. 1 Syracuse rolls; No. 2 Ohio State 11-1

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Kris Joseph had 17 points, Scoop Jardine added 14 and No. 1 Syracuse cruised past Bucknell 80-61 on Tuesday night. The Orange (12-0) won their 30th straight nonconference home game. More...

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Thomas saves 33 in 3-2 Bruins win over Canadiens

Boston has won 19 of 22 games

BOSTON It doesn’t matter who is coaching the Canadiens or how many points separate them from Boston in the standings, the Bruins never take it easy against Montreal. More...

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Eagles nip Destroyers in 8th grade hoops TOPSHAM — Shy Ulrickson scored a game- high 21 points as the Mt. Ararat Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball team slipped past rival Bath 33-31 on Thursday. More...

Bowdoin Relays!

BRUNSWICK — The annual Bowdoin Relays were held Saturday at Farley Field House, with the Waterville girls and boys emerging as team champions. The Waterville girls earned 116 points to outdistance Greely (92), Brunswick (82) and Mt. Ararat (58). More...

Celtics top Raptors

TORONTO (AP) — Greg Stiemsma tipped in the gamewinning shot with 12 seconds left and the Boston Celtics held off the Toronto Raptors 76-75 Sunday in the preseason opener for both teams. More...

Dragons hand EL first loss, 54-48

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick High School overcame an early 17-9 first-quarter deficit, got some key free throws down the stretch and beat Edward Little 54-48 in Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball action on Friday. More...

Top-ranked Baylor downs No. 2 UConn

NO. 1 VS. NO. 2

WACO, Texas (AP) — With a sense of relief and exhilaration, Odyssey Sims slung the ball high into the air as the final seconds ticked off the clock. Brittney Griner, Sims and topranked Baylor had swatted away another challenge to stay on top. More...

Celtics keep the Big 4 together for 1 more run

BOSTON While the rest of the NBA was locked out, the Boston Celtics were locked in. More...

Pats’ Andre Carter done for the season

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have placed defensive end Andre Carter on injured reserve. Tuesday’s move ends the season of the team’s leader in sacks with 10 and sidelines a key player on a struggling defense. More...

Richmond boys win

RICHMOND — It has been a tough go of it for the Richmond High School boys basketball team so far this season, with an 0-3 record behind a varsity inexperienced lineup. More...

Dragons, Eddies tie

BRUNSWICK — Blake Bodwell’s power-play goal tied the game midway through the third period as the Brunswick High School boys basketball team skated to a 3-3 Eastern A deadlock with Edward Little on Monday at Sidney J. Watson Arena. More...

Lisbon girls work comeback magic

Greyhounds get past Wiscasset, 34-32

WISCASSET When talking about fourthquarter comebacks, New Englanders have been flooded with Tim Tebow talk, referring to the Denver Broncos quarterback who has been the media darling of the National Football League. More...

San Fran beats Big Ben, Steelers, 20-3

SAN FRANCISCO Ben Roethlisberger threw a few extra passes in near darkness after the lights went out at Candlestick Park. More...

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Brady, Pats slow down Tebow, Broncos 41-23

DENVER Slow starts, solved. Furious finishes, those, too. More...

Erskine wears down Eagles

Mt. Ararat boys fall, 56-45

TOPSHAM Three quarters worth of pounding inside by a taller Erskine Academy did little to persuade the Mt. More...