July 16, 2014 RSS feed / Sports

Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL

MINNEAPOLIS   Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball’s national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and then delivered two final All-Star hits.  More...

Players may consider tobacco ban discussion

It is permitted for players with major league deals

MINNEAPOLIS   Major League Baseball players say they may consider whether to discuss a possible ban on chewing tobacco when they negotiate their next labor contract in two years. More...

Iron play!

• Irons takes on added importance at British Open

HOYLAKE, England   When Tom Watson remembers his favorite shots from the British Open — and, given he’s a five-time champion, there are plenty — one stands above all the others.  That 2-iron on the 72nd hole at Birkdale, l More...

Topsham Recreation has tennis

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Auburn wins 15U area title

TOPSHAM — Auburn Suburban beat Lewiston 13-7 Sunday to win the Babe Ruth Area 2 15U Play-In Tournament.  Auburn moves on to state action in Augusta on July 18- 20.  In the Auburn attack, Austin Cox had three singles and C.J. More...

Wiscasset Speedway hosts Fan Appreciation Night

WISCASSET   Last Saturday was Mainely Motorsports’ Fan Appreciation Night at Wiscasset Speedway.  Steve Perry is the face of Mainely Motorsports, promotes racing and race car drivers from Maine and covers all of New England.  More...

FOR THE RECORD

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All-Stars congregate as pitchers dominate

MLB All-Star Game tonight

MINNEAPOLIS   Mike Matheny had quite the choice for the National League’s All-Star starter.  There was his own Adam Wainwright, the St. More...

72-year-old driver causes crash, raises questions

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A victory before the break

Sea Dogs topple Fisher Cats, 6-2

PORTLAND — The Portland Sea Dogs (63-34) scored early and matched the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (44- 52) the rest of the way, winning the finale of the Easten League five-game series 6-2 Monday afternoon at Hadlock Field.  The Sea Dogs too More...

Rio Olympic golf rankings start this week

HOYLAKE, England   If the world ranking looks just like this in two years, Adam Scott would be headed to Rio for the Olympics as the No. 1 player in the world and so would Roope Kakko of Finland at No. More...

Five County downs Rusty’s, 19-0

BRUNSWICK — Tammy Carter went the distance as Five County Credit Union rolled to a 19-0 win over Rusty’s in Brunswick Recreation Women’s Softball League at Edwards Field on Thursday.  Carter struck out several Rusty’s hit More...

Golfing FORE! Kidney tourney approaches

BATH — The annual Golfing FORE! Kidneys Tournament is scheduled for July 26 at the Bath Golf Club.  More...

USA Track to hold Masters event

READFIELD — USA Track and Field Maine is scheduled to hold its Open and Masters Track and Field, Race-Walk Championships on Sunday.  The meet will take place at Maranacook High School, with field events beginning at 10:30 a.m. More...

Lobster Ride set for July 19

ROCKLAND — The Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s 13th annual Lobster Ride is set to be held on July 20 from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  All of the Midcoast routes are fully supported with rest stops, healthy snacks and SAG vehicles. More...

Maine Lobster Bowl on Saturday

HEBRON — The Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl opened up training camps this past weekend.  The players reported to Hebron Academy on Sunday, while the Cheerleaders reported to Central Maine Community College on Monday.  More...

Van Dyke captures MTA tennis title

PORTLAND — Unseeded Devin Van Dyke of Casco captured the men’s open singles title Sunday at the 2014 MTA Championships Tennis Tournament.  Van Dyke won by walkover, when top seeded Pat Ordway of Falmouth withdrew from the final with More...

SMWGA Senior Championship today

AUBURN — The Southern Maine Women’s Golf Association Championships was scheduled to get under way today at the Fox Ridge Golf Club.  A number of Brunswick Golf club members were expected to compete.  More...

Parkview Couch to 5K

THE INAUGURAL Parkview Couch to 5K was held on Thursday at the Brunswick Mall. Nearly 40 runners trained for the event for eight weeks, with Parkview offering free training. The run was free. More...

Watson watching Woods closely for Ryder team

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