September 17, 2015 RSS feed / Sports

Sox take it to O’s

BALTIMORE   On a night when the old guard of the Boston Red Sox provided the offensive firepower, a rookie pitcher offered a hopeful glimpse of the future.  Dustin Pedroia homered twice and had a season-high five RBIs to back a dominant per More...

Mt. Ararat golf hosts Lewiston

THE MT. ARARAT HIGH SCHOOL golf team hosted Lewiston in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference matchup on Wednesday at Highland Green Golf Course in Topsham. The Eagles lost to the Blue Devils, 7-2, to fall to 3-3 on the season. More...

Early AFC West showdown: Broncos at Chiefs

One quarterback comes off a superb opener, the other off a mediocre performance.  The switch heading into tonight’s Broncos-Chiefs matchup in Kansas City is that the Chiefs’ Alex Smith had the big game, and Denver’s Peyton Man More...

’Hounds, Wolverines drop 2-1 decisions

LISBON FALLS — Sydney Meader fired a shot into the net with 4:30 remaining in overtime to give Boothbay a 2- 1 Mountain Valley Conference victory over Lisbon in a high school field hockey tilt on Wednesday.  Nicole Clarke also tallied for More...

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Welzel to Souza lifts Dragons, 2-0

Brunswick boys soccer improves to 4-1, while Mt. Ararat falls to 2-2-1

BRUNSWICK   When Brunswick forward Keenan Welzel quickly sent a free kick toward the Mt. Ararat goal, he knew exactly who the pass was intended for and what was going to happen. More...

Dragon girls edge Eagles, 3-2

TOPSHAM   Two evenly-matched teams clashed Tuesday night when “Battle of the Bridge” rivals Mt. Ararat and Brunswick took to the pitch in a high school varsity girls soccer game.  More...

Lester goes the distance as Cubs-Pirates split

Rangers claim A.L. West lead

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jon Lester limited the Pittsburgh Pirates to five hits while picking up his first complete game of the season and the Chicago Cubs earned a doubleheader split with a 2-1 win on Tuesday night.  More...

Morse battles hard in 3-0 loss

WALDOBORO — Anthony Valls scored a pair of goals as the Medomak Valley High School boys soccer team earned a 3-0 Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B win over Morse on Tuesday.  More...

Former Flyer, Bruin Simon Gagne retires

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Philadelphia Flyers left wing Simon Gagne retired on Tuesday after a 14-year career in the NHL.  Gagne was a four-time All-Star who scored 291 goals and had 310 assists for 601 points. More...

Orioles slip by Red Sox in 13

BALTIMORE   Never mind that the Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox have losing records. On a cool night at Camden Yards, both teams went at each other with an intensity usually reserved for October. More...

Colby captures Late Model Sportsmen win

WISCASSET   Wiscasset Speedway celebrated its second Fan Appreciation Night, this time for the Group Two division of racers.  As the season draws to a close, the Group Two division saw some point champions emerge. More...

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Brunswick jayvee Orange ties with Mt. Ararat   BRUNSWICK — Haile Cummings scored two goals in less than five minutes to draw the Brunswick High School jayvee Orange girls soccer team level with Mt. More...

Greyhounds pick up first victory; Morse rolls

LISBON FALLS — The Lisbon High School girls soccer team broke into the win column by downing Dirigo, 2-0, in Mountain Valley Conference play on Tuesday.  Deliah Schrieber had both goals for the Greyhounds, who improved to 1-2 and visits W More...

Polar Bears rout Bates

LEWISTON — The Bowdoin College field hockey team turned a 1-0 lead at halftime into a 4-0 advantage seven minutes into the second half, defeating Bates 5-0 on Tuesday evening.  The Polar Bears (3-0, 2-0 NESCAC) received three goals from Ra More...

Jerome OT goal lifts Mt. Ararat past Hampden, 4-3

TOPSHAM — Eva Jerome scored an unassisted goal in double overtime as the Mt. Ararat High School field hockey team downed Hampden Academy, 4- 3, in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference game. More...

Bedford powers ’Hounds to 4-0 start

Lisbon boys soccer rolls past Dirigo in MVC play

LISBON FALLS   The Lisbon High School boys soccer team remained undefeated with a 3-0 win against Dirigo on Monday in a Mountain Valley Conference matchup.  Austin Bedford earned a hat trick for the Greyhounds, despite sitting out much of t More...

Patriots use extra prep time to ready for Ryan’s 1-0 Bills

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Red Sox drop one

BALTIMORE   The baseball season is winding down a little bit faster for Eduardo Rodriguez than the rest of the Boston Red Sox.  Rodriguez allowed one run against the Baltimore Orioles before being pulled in the sixth inning of Boston’ More...