February 20, 2012 RSS feed / Sports

TEAM effort keys Mt. Ararat, 52-46

Mt. Ararat girls hold off Messalonskee in ‘A’ quarterfinals

AUGUSTA — Throughout the 2011/12 high school girls basketball season, Mt. Ararat coach Kelly LaFountain has relied on her starting five to log most of the minutes. More...

Pistons drop Celtics in MoTown 96-81

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Amid stories about Jeremy Lin and the upcoming All- Star game, the Detroit Pistons have quietly become one of the hottest teams in the NBA. More...

Cougars too much for Dragons

Mt. Blue boys oust Brunswick, 72-47 in ‘A’ quarterfinals

AUGUSTA In a midseason 59-56 Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference victory over Mt. Blue, the Brunswick High School boys basketball team didn’t face injured Cougars point guard Eric Berry, and 6-foot-6 center Cam Sennick had an off night. More...

Haas wins a thriller at Riviera

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 18th hole at Riviera had given up only six birdies to 73 players in the final round of the Northern Trust Open. Bill Haas convinced himself there would be at least one more to force a playoff. More...

Bear tracksters shine in Div. III Championships

BRUNSWICK — The Bowdoin College women’s indoor track and field squad posted its best finish at the New England Division III Championship in over a decade, earning a third-place finish at the meet hosted by Smith College. More...

Kobe lets Lakers management have it over Gasol

PHOENIX (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers’ worst performance of the season set the stage for Kobe Bryant to take aim at his team’s management, a clear signal that all is not well for the perennial power out West. More...

No. 2 Syracuse escapes; Duke rolls

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — C.J. Fair scored a career-high 21 points and Scoop Jardine added 17, including a dagger 3-pointer with 1: 11 to play, as No. 2 Syracuse escaped another close one with a 74-64 victory over Rutgers on Sunday. More...

NESCAC time for Polar Bears

Bowdoin basketball women play host; men at Wesleyan

BRUNSWICK — The Bowdoin College men’s and women’s basketball teams are in New England Small College Athletic Conference quarterfinal action on Saturday, with both teams taking on Wesleyan University. More...

Celtics fall to Chicago

CHICAGO The Chicago Bulls understand they’ll be better off once Derrick Rose returns. No need to rush, though. They keep winning even with their star sidelined. More...

Bowdoin women skaters in the Pink

BRUNSWICK — The Bowdoin College women’s ice hockey team will host a Pink the Rink fundraising event during its games against Amherst College tonight and Saturday at Sidney J. More...

A state wrestling day

Mid-coast region boast of four champions

BRUNSWICK — The State Class A Wrestling Championships were held at Windham High School, while the Class B and C events took place at Fryeburg Academy on Saturday. In Class A, Marshwood easily won with 167 points, followed by Massabesic (109.50), Mt. More...

Struggles for Bruins continue

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — No lead feels safe for the offensively challenged Minnesota Wild these days. But for one game, at least, Niklas Backstrom made his team’s advantage look commanding. More...

Phoenix advance

AUGUSTA — Top- seeded Hyde School raced out to a 13- 2 lead in the first four minutes and pulled away from there for a 60-40 victory over No. More...

Beckett, Lester contrite as Red Sox report for spring training

FORT MYERS, Fla. With a temper that can run hotter than one of his overpowering fastballs, Josh Beckett has never hesitated to let it be known when someone has piqued his anger. More...

Hockey tickets on sale Tuesday

BRUNSWICK — Tickets for next Saturday’s Williams- Bowdoin women’s quarterfinal contest and the Bowdoin- Trinity men’s contest will go on sale Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. in the Bowdoin College Athletic Department office. More...

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Sports in state-action mode

State titles up for grabs in track, swimming, wrestling and skiing

BRUNSWICK — While basketball enters the first week of its postseason, swimming, track, wrestling and skiing are into state-action mode. More...

Bowdoin men’s lacrosse ranked

BRUNSWICK — The Bowdoin College men’s lacrosse team is ranked 18th in the Division III preseason poll released by the U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association on Monday. More...

Huskies, Alex Kee fall in double OT

GORHAM — Kyle Walker, Petey Skevas and senior guard Brian Chergey combined for 65 points to lead the Plymouth State University Panthers past the University of Southern Maine Huskies 100-93 in double overtime in a Little East Conference men&rsqu More...

Cejka shines in the classroom

NORTHFIELD, VT. — Norwich University had nine of its 2011 football team members named to the 2011- 12 Eastern Collegiate Football Conference all- academic squad. More...