February 7, 2012 RSS feed / Sports

Leaders shine for Wolverines

Wiscasset edges St. Dom’s in overtime

AUBURN There comes a time in every successful team’s season when the leaders need to step it up if a program expects to continue its winning ways. More...

Sugg hoops swept by Gardiner Tigers

LISBON FALLS — Adrianna White scored a game-high 12 points, but the Sugg Middle School girls eighth-grade basketball team was edged by Gardiner 27-23 on Thursday. Bree Sautter chipped in five points for the Greyhounds, who visit St. More...

Suggs, Nor’easters run away from Gordon

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Husson surprises No. 1 Castleton

BANGOR — Former Richmond High School standout Marc Zaharchuk had 16 points and 16 rebounds leading Husson University to a 96-78 upset victory over Castleton State on Saturday in men’s college basketball action. More...

SB ratings released

NEW YORK ( AP) — The overnight rating for the New York Giants’ Super Bowl win over New England was less than 1 percent shy of the record tied last year. More...

A ‘Giant’ loss

Patriots fall to NY Giants in Super Bowl

INDIANAPOLIS — Tom Brady let his final pass fly toward the scrum of players in the end zone, hoping for an incredible finish. Uh-uh, Tom. Not in this city, and not in this game. More...

Column: Brady will get another chance at legacy

INDIANAPOLIS — Tom Brady was one of the last ones out of the shower, perhaps hoping some extra hot water would help take the sting out of a crushing Super Bowl loss. More...

Big crowd, tough loss

Mt. Ararat no match for top-ranked Cony, 56-21; now 10-6

TOPSHAM There is no easy way to sugarcoat what the undefeated Cony Rams did to the Mt. Ararat High School girls basketball team on Friday in a battle of the top two teams in Eastern Maine Class A. More...

Wyman freebies lift Freeport girls to win

KITTERY — The streaky Freeport High School girls basketball team, after suffering through six consecutive Western Maine Conference losses, has found its stride again after downing Traip Academy on Friday night, picking up a second consecutive v More...

Williams women halt Bowdoin streak, 67-55

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Despite a game-high 25 points and 10 rebounds by Bowdoin’s Jill Henrikson, the Williams College women's basketball team defeated the Polar Bears for the just the second time since 2000, 67-55 on Saturday afternoon. More...

The ‘new’ Belichick lasts less than a week

SUPER BOWL COLUMN

INDIANAPOLIS Turns out the “new” Bill Belichick looks and sounds an awful lot like the “old” one. Especially when he gets beat. More...

Bowdoin squash teams eliminated

Polar Bears rule the pool against Colby

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Bowdoin College women’s squash team was bounced in the New England Small College Athletic Conference quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon, but rebounded for a win in the consolation round. More...

Phippsburg skiers excel in biathlon

JEFFERSON — Phippsburg youth skiers took three of the top six places in Sunday’s Winter Biathlon at Hidden Valley Nature Center. The Winter Biathlon is a regional event drawing participants from as far away as Portland. More...

Richmond girls down Rangeley

RANGELEY — Jamie Plummer finished her 18- point performance with a pair of free throws with 15 seconds left as the Richmond High School girls basketball team picked up a big 43- 40 East-West Conference victory over rival Rangeley on Monday. More...

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Garnett carries Celtics

BOSTON ( AP) — Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers could see that Kevin Garnett was looking and feeling spry. More...

Stevens, Jensen are KVAC champs

AUGUSTA As expected, Class B Camden Hills cruised from the get-go in the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Wrestling Championships, held at Cony High School on Saturday. Midway through the match, Camden Hills led with 75 points, followed by Mt. More...

Brunswick boys fall short, 47-46

BRUNSWICK — In a key Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball tilt on Friday, Brunswick High School came up short against Lewiston, 47-46. “ We had the last possession,” said Brunswick coach Todd Hanson. More...

Murder trial for U.Virginia lacrosse player to start today

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The trial of a University of Virginia lacrosse player accused of killing his ex-girlfriend is set to begin in Charlottesville. More...

Dragon girls earn 5-0 hockey win in finale

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick High School girls hockey team ended the regular season in style on Saturday, downing Winslow 5-0 to finish the regular season 14-3- 1, good for the top seed in Eastern girls. The Dragons will host the winner of No. More...