October 6, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Patriots hold off Tampa, 19-14

Brady throws for 303 yards

TAMPA, Fla. Tom Brady tied the NFL record for regular season wins with some timely help from a porous New England defense showing signs of improvement. More...

Eagles upend Shipbuilders, 3-0

TOPSHAM   Coming into Thursday’s matchup with Morse, the Mt. More...

Altuve hits 3 homers, Astros beat Red Sox, 8-2 in ALDS opener

HOUSTON Jose Altuve had just arrived in the Astros dugout after launching his third home run of the game when George Springer grabbed his right biceps and examined it, as if searching for an explanation for his teammate’s extraordinary pop. More...

Rivals to meet in playoffs

LOS ANGELES When the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the first of their five consecutive NL West titles in Phoenix four years ago, they infamously celebrated by jumping into the Chase Field pool, angering a few Arizona Diamondbacks and their fans. More...

NC State tops Louisville

RALEIGH, N.C.   North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren spent the weeks leading up to the season repeatedly saying his Wolfpack team was ready for a big step forward after years of building depth and experience. More...

Brunswick 7th girls picks up 2 wins, tie

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Junior High School seventh-grade girls soccer team earned a pair of wins and a tie in recent action.  Against Lewiston, the Huskies captured a 1-0 win as Sophia Morin scored on a penalty kick. More...

Mt. Ararat 8th boys victorious

TOPSHAM — The Mt. More...

Mt. Ararat, Brunswick finish in FH stalemate

BRUNSWICK — Mt. Ararat Middle School and Brunswick Junior High played to a 0-0 field hockey deadlock in a “B” team matchup on Monday.  Avery Myrick and Piper Cohen were solid in net.  For Mt. More...

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’Hounds roll, 6-0

LISBON   On Senior Day, the Lisbon High School girls soccer team put together a solid showing, rolling to a 6-0 Mountain Valley Conference win over Boothbay on Thursday.  The Greyhounds won their third straight contest to improve to 7-4-1. More...

Focused Dragons roll past Red Eddies, 4-0

AUBURN   On Tuesday, the Brunswick High School girls soccer team is scheduled to host defending State Class A champion Camden Hills.  This Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference matchup is slated to be a battle of the top two teams in Class A More...

Early goal gives Eagles a big victory

TOPSHAM   Mt. Ararat figured its best scoring chances would probably come on set pieces on long throw-ins and corner kicks against Lewiston on Thursday.   More...

Bruins win opener, hold off Nashville, 4-3

Pastrnak and Marchand score in victory

BOSTON   The Boston Bruins spent a lot of time this offseason with an eye looking toward the future.  In Thursday night’s season opener, they got a glimpse at just how bright it may be.  More...

Steele leads at Safeway Open

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Pens lose to ’Hawks, 10-1

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CHICAGO Brandon Saad scored three times in his return to Chicago and Ryan Hartman had a goal and four assists, helping the Blackhawks pound the Pittsburgh Penguins 10-1 on Thursday night. More...

Greyhounds clip Falcons

LISBON   Trying to hold a 1-0 lead for over 75 minutes can be a daunting task for a soccer team, especially when facing a talented offensive squad that has seen a big turnaround this season  More...

Righty Verlander opposes Sale in ALDS opener

HOUSTON   Houston manager A.J. More...

Championships decided at Wiscasset Speedway

WISCASSET Wiscasset Speedway put a close to the regular racing season Saturday night with Group 2 Championship night, plus the fifth annual Amsoil Dominator Strictly Shootout. More...

In short week, can Pats find some defense?

The Associated Press New England doesn’t have much time to work on patching up that leaky defense. And next up are Jameis Winston, Mike Evans and perhaps the returning-fromsuspension Doug Martin for the Buccaneers. More...

Lynx win WNBA title

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Lynx are no strangers to celebration. Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen and a proud core have danced in the confetti and bathed in bubbly four times now. Boring? Hardly. If anything, the champagne tastes sweeter than ever. More...