January 17, 2012 RSS feed / Sports

Thunder down Celtics in Perkins’ return

BOSTON ( AP) — Russell Westbrook hit a 3-pointer and then shimmied his hands down his torso, bent his body at the knees and strutted down the sideline in celebration. More...

Shipbuilder girls get past MCI, 46-33

LOCAL ROUNDUPS

PITTSFIELD — Freshmen Sophie Sreden and Leia Graves came off the bench to provide solid rebounding as the Morse High School girls basketball team earned a 46-33 victory over Maine Central Institute in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class More...

Broncos hold off Dragons

Brunswick boys fall to top East team, 38-37

BRUNSWICK — Nearly every night in the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference, close games are the norm as teams battle it out in boys high school basketball action. More...

Close, but Falcons fall

Free throw woes cost Freeport boys

FREEPORT — Matt Cook is finding out that if it’s not one thing it’s another for his Freeport High School boys basketball team. More...

Bowdoin women skaters sweep

BRUNSWICK — Kayte Holtz scored the game-winning goal with 1:35 seconds remaining to give the Bowdoin College women’s ice hockey team a weekend of sweep of Wesleyan on Saturday, 3- 2, at Sidney J. Watson Arena. More...

No. 5 Ohio State easily rolls past No. 7 Indiana

MEN’S TOP 25

COLUMBUS, Ohio ( AP) — Lenzelle Smith Jr. more than doubled his career high with 28 on Sunday to lead No. 5 Ohio State to a surprisingly easy 80-63 victory over seventh-ranked Indiana. More...

Thomas’ 33 saves lead Bruins past Habs 2-1

BOSTON The Montreal Canadiens have struggled so much this season that even the Boston fans couldn’t muster much of a hatred for their Original Six rivals. So the crowd yelled derogatory cheers about Tim Tebow instead. More...

One mountain scaled, Tebow faces another

NFL PICKS

Tim Tebow and the Broncos passed one huge test. Now comes an even bigger challenge. More...

Howard’s record leads Magic past Warriors

NBA ROUNDUP

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Dragons can’t make that final push, 59-51

Brunswick girls fall to second-ranked Skowhegan

BRUNSWICK Monday’s Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference matinee had the makings of a big day for the Brunswick High School girls basketball team, going against Skowhegan, the second ranked team in Eastern Maine Class A. More...

Bowdoin track

BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College’s indoor track teams swept their opening meets of 2012 at Farley Field House on Saturday afternoon. Competing in four-team fields, the Polar Bears each took first-place overall. More...

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A Foxborough rout

Patriots top Broncos 45-10 in playoff rout

FOXBOROUGH, MASS. — Tebowmania had no chance against Tom Brady’s playoff pedigree. More...

Jones, Wiscasset get comeback win

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

WINTHROP — Jordan Jones hit a tying 3- pointer late in regulation and Wiscasset pulled ahead from there in taking a 50-43 Mountain Valley Conference boys basketball win over Winthrop on Saturday. More...

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Giants stun Packers, Ravens beat Texans

The New York Giants became the only road team to win in this month’s NFL playoffs, stunning the Green Bay Packers 37-20 Sunday to advance to the NFC championship game. More...

Brunswick-Ararat swim at Bowdoin

THE MT. ARARAT HIGH SCHOOL swim team entertained Brunswick on Tuesday at Bowdoin College. More...

Bruins have 3 All-Stars

OTTAWA (AP)— The 2012 NHL All-Star game will be played on Jan. 29th, and the East roster has a Boston feel to it. More...

Minnesota knocks off No. 7 Hoosiers

NCAA MEN

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Austin Hollins scored a career-high 18 points to help Minnesota beat No. 7 Indiana 77-74 on Thursday night. Indiana’s Christian Watford could have tied the score but he missed a 3-pointer in the closing seconds. More...