February 24, 2012 RSS feed / Sports

Mid-Winter play continues

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Parks and Recreation Department’s Mid-Winter Basketball Classic for boys and girls is heading down the home stretch. More...

Umpiring clinics offered in Auburn

AUBURN — The Central Maine Board of Approved Baseball Umpires (CMBABU) is scheduled to hold rules clinic for anyone interested in becoming a certified umpire. More...

Coastal Babe Ruth to host Bath meeting

BATH — The initial meeting for the Bath branch of the Coastal Bath Babe Ruth (Bath, Brunswick, Topsham and Lisbon) is scheduled to be held Tuesday at the Bath Recreation Department at 6 p.m. More...

BU to study ‘culture’ of hockey team after arrests

BOSTON ( AP) — Boston University is forming a task force to study the “ culture and climate” of its men’s hockey team after two players were arrested for allegedly assaulting female students this season, the university’s More...

Ryan Braun’s 50-game suspension overturned

NEW YORK (AP) — NL MVP Ryan Braun said all along that his 50-game suspension for a positive drug test would be overturned. He was right. More...

Scary offseason for Bobby Jenks

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — If Bobby Jenks’ first season with the Boston Red Sox was difficult, his offseason was worse. More...

Stewart and Kenseth win Daytona races

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Roush Fenway Racing will have three cars at the front of the season-opening Daytona 500. Matt Kenseth won the second of the twin 150-mile qualifying races Thursday with a bold pass of teammate Greg Biffle. More...

Bengtsson leads Freeport to Class C ski title

HIGH SCHOOL SKIING

RUMFORD — The Fort Kent boys and Freeport girls captured the Class C state skiing titles after three days of competition at Mount Abram in Greenwood and Black Mountain in Rumford. More...

Bruins get past St. Louis

ST. LOUIS ( AP) — Tim Thomas took a relaxed attitude toward a start that was looking dicey. He wound up making 27 straight saves after giving up two early goals, and the Boston Bruins ended the St. More...

Mt. Ararat’s Emma Wood takes Class A ski title

CLASS A STATE SKIING

RUMFORD — Emma Wood of Mt. Ararat High School took first place in Thursday’s Freestyle Nordic Skate at Black Mountain in the 2012 Class A State Skiing Championships. More...

Bowdoin hockey in playoff mode

Polar Bear men and women home on Saturday

BRUNSWICK — Sidney J. Watson Arena will be a happening place on Saturday as both the Bowdoin College men’s and women’s hockey teams will host New England Small College Athletic Conference quarterfinal contests. More...

Bowdoin squash players honored

BRUNSWICK — Three members of the Bowdoin College squash teams have been named All- New England Small College Athletic Conference in selections announced on Thursday. More...

Bowdoin squash seeded 1st in ‘C’

BRUNSWICK — The College Squash Association has released its brackets for the 2012 Women's National Team Championships and Bowdoin is seeded first in the Walker Cup “C” Division bracket. More...

Bowdoin’s Lalor named semifinalist

BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College senior defenseman Jordan Lalor has been named as a semifinalist for the 2012 Joe Concannon Award, presented annually to the best American-born college hockey player in New England playing at the NCAA Division D-II/II More...

Eagles fall in hockey finale

KENTS HILL — Dakota Bowie and Tyler Leet scored two goals each as the Cony High School boys ice hockey team downed Mt. Ararat/Lisbon 5-2 in regular season finale Eastern A hockey action on Thursday. More...

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Eagles strong in defeat

Mt. Ararat girls come close, but fall to unbeaten Cony, 46-39

AUGUSTA — Less than three weeks ago, the undefeated Cony High School girls basketball team traveled to Topsham and embarrassed a proud Mt. Ararat squad in a 56-21 whipping. More...

Phoenix extinguish Vikings, 66-39

Hyde boys face No. 2 Forest Hills in West D final Saturday

AUGUSTA — Hyde School coach Peter Rowe feels he has the best point guard in all of Maine running the Phoenix show. More...

No sign of Jason Varitek

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The invitation remains open for Jason Varitek to come to spring training with the Boston Red Sox. But there are no signs that the catcher and beloved team captain will accept. It appears that an era is coming to an end. More...