February 15, 2013 RSS feed / Sports

It’s game day with coach Flaherty

AUBURN   He opens his Wednesday morning eyes around six, but really he’s been awake for hours, rolling the game of basketball around in his head.  Is there anything I’ve missed? What can I do better? More...

USM wrestlers fall to Roger Williams

GORHAM — University of Southern Maine senior wrestlers Logan Russell of Bath and Peter Gilman earned wins, but the Huskies lost to Roger Williams University, 22-21, on Wednesday at Hill Gymnasium.  Russell defeated Francisco Colom 3-1 at 1 More...

Golfing Fore Kidneys scheduled for July

BATH — Bath Country Club will host the Golfing Fore Kidneys golf tournament on July 27, with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.  Space is limited to the first 24 teams of five golfers. The cost is $85 per person, or $425 per team. More...

Mid-Winter Basketball Classic begins Monday

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Parks and Recreation Department’s Mid-Winter Basketball Classic is scheduled to be held next week at the Brunswick Recreation Center.  The girls 12th annual event features 11 teams and kicks off Monday at 7 More...

Gonzaga rolls; Wisconsin falls to Minnesota in OT

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Gary Bell Jr. scored 20 points and helped fuel a fast start to the second half that gave Gonzaga a firm grip on the West Coast Conference race with a 77-60 victory over Saint Mary’s on Thursday night.  More...

Islanders take New York shootout

NEW YORK (AP) — John Tavares scored one of the Islanders’ three-second period goals and then netted the winner in a shootout as New York broke a five-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.  More...

Lucchino predicts sellout streak could end

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Ararat boys escape Vikes

Up next for No. 9 Eagles is No. 1 Hampden on Saturday

SOUTH PARIS — Top-seeded Hampden Academy will present No. 9 Mt. Ararat with numerous challenges when they meet in the Eastern A quarterfinals Saturday night. More...

Team effort lifts Falcons

Freeport girls heading to Portland Expo for first time

FREEPORT   Freeport standout Nina Davenport went to the bench with two fouls in the second quarter, her team holding a 16-8 lead over Maranacook in a Western Maine Class B preliminary girls high school basketball game on Wednesday.  More...

Lebron, Heat roll over Thunder; Clippers best Lakers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — LeBron James had 39 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat trampled the Oklahoma City Thunder 110-100 in a Thursday night showcase before the All-Star break.  More...

Bowdoin to host NESCAC swimming

Basketball teams head to Tufts for quarterfinals

BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College is scheduled to serve as the host site for the 2012 New England Small College Athletic Conference Women’s Swimming and Diving Championship this weekend at Greason Pool.  The three-day event was slated to b More...

Mt. Ararat has hoop tickets

TOPSHAM — Mt. Ararat High School is scheduled to hold ticket sales for this weekend’s Eastern Maine Class A basketball tournaments at the Augusta Civic Center.  The Eagle girls take on Oxford Hills at 3 p.m. today. More...

Jensen garners wrestling honor

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick High School senior Jared Jensen has been named the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Most Outstanding Wrestler of the Year.  Jensen heads into Saturday’s State Class A Championships with a perfect 44-0 record More...

Kuchar leads at Rivera

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coming off a three-week break, Matt Kuchar might not remember golf feeling this easy.  He opened with three straight birdies, all of the putts inside three feet. More...

Tourney time!

Mt. Ararat girls face Oxford Hills today

BRUNSWICK — It will be a busy few days for local high school basketball teams as the quarterfinals get under way at the Augusta Civic Center and the Portland Expo.  The Mt. More...

U.S. wrestlers blindsided by Olympic ouster

Rulon Gardner’s epic upset of Russian wrestling great Alexander Karelin in 2000 remains one of the most compelling moments of the modern Olympics.  Starting in 2020, youngsters looking to Gardner and Karelin for inspiration won’t hav More...

Wolverines too much

Wiscasset stops St. Dom’s in prelim play

WISCASSET   Going into Wednesday’s Western Maine Class C boys basketball prelim with Wiscasset, St. Dom’s first-year coach Todd Flaherty was feeling good about his team’s chances to advance.  More...

Brooks keys Dragons

KENTS HILL — Matt Brooks tipped a Kyle Woodruff shot three minutes into overtime to lift the Brunswick High School boys hockey team to a 3-2 Eastern A victory at Rist and Joy Bonnefond Ice Arena on Wednesday.  More...

Celtics hold on for 71-69 win over Bulls

BOSTON   Celtics coach Doc Rivers offered Kevin Garnett the night off to get him the rest he’s losing by playing in this weekend’s All- Star game.  Good thing for the Celtics that Garnett turned it down.  More...