June 12, 2013 RSS feed / Sports

Rask, Crawford take center stage in Stanley Cup

For all the talk about the Conn Smythe award, Tuukka Rask just wants to win after he played a supporting role when Tim Thomas led the Boston Bruins to the Stanley Cup two years ago.  Same for Corey Crawford, who was watching from the stands when More...

Lester off, Rays roll past Red Sox, 8-3

Jon Lester repeatedly used the word ‘terrible’ to describe his latest start.  Matt Joyce hit one of three homers off Lester to help the Tampa Bay Rays beat the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox 8-3 on Tuesday night.  More...

Spurs rout Heat 113-77 in Game 3 of NBA Finals

Danny Green and Gary Neal aren’t NBA royalty like LeBron James.  Either undrafted or unwanted, they were once more likely to be found playing in summer league or some other country than against the mighty Miami Heat.  On Tuesday, they More...

MOUND DOMINANCE

AUBUCHON HARDWARE PITCHER Tyler Halls pitched a no-hitter with 18 strikeouts against the Odd Fellows of Bath recently in a 7-0 Coastal Babe Ruth League victory. More...

Gone Farm to host Bocce Ball

WISCASSET — Winters Gone Farm is scheduled to form a Bocce Ball Club.  “You don’t have to be Italian or like spaghetti to love Bocce Ball,” said organizer Skip Taylor when he announced plans to form a Bocce Ball Club and More...

Open Tennis Tournament set

PORTLAND — The 44th annual A & J Open Tennis Tournament will be played on the weekend of June 21-23 at the Waynflete Tennis Complex, Fore River, Portland.  More...

Moxie 5K registration is open online

LISBON FALLS — The Lisbon Recreation Department and the Moxie Festival Committee are pleased to announce that the application for the 2013 Moxie Day 5K Road Race (3.1 mile) on July 13 is now available.  Last year’s Moxie 5K Race attr More...

Former Red Sox to hold hitting clinic

BRUNSWICK — Former Boston Red Sox outfielder Bernie Carbo will hold free hitting clinics June 28-29.  On June 28, Carbo will be at the Bowdoin Central School at 6 p.m., followed on June 29 at Brunswick High School, start time 9:30 a.m.&nbs More...

Sea Dogs to host Father’s Day 5K

PORTLAND — The Portland Sea Dogs, in conjunction with the Maine Track Club and Maine Medical Partners Urology, will be hosting the fifth annual Father’s Day 5K Road Race on Sunday at 9:15 a.m.  Proceeds from the event will benefit th More...

Sharon Drake wins Bath Ripken title

BATH — Sharon Drake Real Estate defeated BMDA 7- 2 to clinch the Bath Cal Ripken Baseball city championship on Monday.  BMDA jumped out to an early lead in the top of the first inning on singles by Lucas Groat and Nate Ewald.  More...

Tyler halls hurls no-hit gem in BR

LISBON FALLS — Tyler Halls tossed a no-hitter with 18 strikeouts to lead Aubuchon Hardware of Lisbon Falls past the Odd Fellows of Bath 7-0 in recent Coastal Babe Ruth League play.  In the Aubuchon offense, Reiley Austin and Noah Francis c More...

BATH CITY CHAMPIONS

SHARON DRAKE Real Estate defeated BMDA 7-2 to clinch the Bath Cal Ripken Baseball city championship on Monday. See game story elsewhere in Area, Maine Briefs. More...

Blue & White golf raises $59,000

The 12th annual Blue and White Golf Classic held Friday

BATH — The 12th annual Blue and White Golf Classic was held at the Bath Golf Club on Friday.  Over 180 sponsors and 200 golfers contributed $59,000 to the Morse High School Scholarship fund in the name of this year’s 50th Morse High More...

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Complete effort for Britton

PORTLAND — Drake Britton (5-5) tossed his first career complete game, a six-hit shutout, as the Portland Sea Dogs (33-28) beat the Erie SeaWolves (32-29) 2- 0 in game one of an Eastern League doubleheader at Hadlock Field.  Game two was po More...

Here’s some Stanley Cup keys

• AP’s 5 things to watch in the Finals

Hockey fans who endured another lockout are in for a treat that’ll cap a sprint of a season.  The Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins are set to compete for the Stanley Cup for the first time in the NHL’s first final featuring Origi More...

Nava’s 14th-inning single lifts Red Sox over Rays

Bench-clearing scrum mars MLB marathon

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.   John Lackey insisted he meant no harm, though the Tampa Bay Rays hardly were convinced of that after a testy game with Boston that included a bench-clearing scrum.  More...

Patriots to sign QB Tim Tebow

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.   A flop on Broadway, Tim Tebow is getting an audition in Beantown.  Whether he’ll perform well enough to make it to training camp with the New England Patriots next month is uncertain. More...

Woods, Garcia shake hands

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SOCCER STANDOUTS

THE MAINE NATIONAL Lacrosse team played in the U.S. Lacrosse Women’s National Tournament over the Memorial Day weekend at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. More...