June 18, 2013 RSS feed / Sports

Chubbuck victorious in return

WISCASSET Saturday night at Wiscasset Speedway the heat was on. It was perfect racing weather. The grandstands were filled with fans and the drivers were ready to race. More...

Driver arrested in death of soccer ball dribbler

SALEM, Ore. The driver Oregon police say fatally struck a man trying to dribble a soccer ball 10,000 miles from Seattle to Brazil for the World Cup has been arrested. More...

Richmond softball reigns supreme

Undefeated Bobcats blank Penobscot Valley, 3-0

STANDISH Noell Acord and Payton Johnson each bunted the ball a grand total of about 10 feet to begin Saturday’s State Class D high school softball championship at St. Joseph’s College. More...

Boston’s Lester loses for 1st time at Camden Yards

BALTIMORE Jon Lester insisted he was victimized by bad luck, even though the box score suggested otherwise. The Boston Red Sox righthander yielded five runs and nine hits in five innings against the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday in a 6-3 defeat. More...

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Spurs lead series

Manu Ginobili sparks Spurs to Game 5 win; San Antonio up 3-2

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Across three NBA championships and more than 100 playoff victories together, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili have built a bond most teammates will never share. More...

No problem for Bobcats

Richmond softball rolls past Greenville, 12-0, in Western D championship

STANDISH There were two teams participating in Thursday’s Western Maine Class D high school softball final on Richard W. Bailey Field at St. Joseph’s College, but only one with years of postseason experience. More...

Wet day at U.S. Open

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Even for Phil Mickelson, his path to the top of the leaderboard Thursday in the U.S. Open was unconventional. He traveled about 2,400 miles in the air and 7,000 yards on the ground. He carried five wedges but no driver. More...

No room for error

Game 6 tonight

MIAMI (AP) — They lost three times in three months in one of the most overpowering stretches the NBA has ever seen. Now the Miami Heat have lost three times in five games. More...

Rask shuts down Blackhawks

Bruins take 2-1 series lead, 2-0

BOSTON The puck bounced off the post and rolled across the crease, away from the goal line. The red light flashed briefly, but replays would confirm that Tuukka Rask’s shutout streak was intact. More...

5 things learned in Game 3 of Cup finals

BOSTON Five things learned in the Boston Bruins’ win over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals Monday night: ——— More...

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Greg Biffle holds on to win again at Michigan

Second straight Cup win at Speedway

BROOKLYN, Mich. Greg Biffle gave Ford a milestone victory — right down the road from company headquarters. More...

5 things learned in Game 2

CHICAGO Five things learned in the Boston Bruins’ 2-1 overtime win over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals on Saturday night: More...

Will Game 3 bring more OT in Stanley Cup finals?

BOSTON The Boston Bruins played one of their worst periods of the year to start Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals. Maybe they sensed that there would still be a lot more hockey before the night was over. More...

Justin Rose invokes Ben Hogan, wins U.S. Open

ARDMORE, PA. Justin Rose walked the 18th fairway and thought of Ben Hogan, and a chance to emulate one of the most famous shots in golf. That very moment Sunday made the U.S. Open’s return to Merion Golf Club worth all the bother. More...

Britton cops 6th win, 7-4

PORTLAND — Drake Britton improvd to 6-5 and the Portland Sea Dogs’ (35-32) offense collected 10 hits, defeating the Akron Aeros (34-34) 7-4 in Eastern League play on Sunday afternoon at Hadlock Field in front of 6,735 fans. More...

Errors costly in Richmond loss

STANDISH In Richmond’s early-season 5-4 East- West Conference high school baseball win over Buckfield — the Bucks’ only loss during the regular season — the Bobcats played near flawless defense and produced big hits in key si More...

Colin A. Roy Award

MALLORY NELSON, left, and Gabe Pelletier, right, received the Colin A. Roy Award in a recent awards ceremony at Mt. Ararat High School. More...