February 20, 2012 RSS feed / Sports

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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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...

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...