January 3, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Morse swimmers sweep

BATH   The Bath and Brunswick High School swim teams took to the pool Tuesday night, enjoying the 79 degree air inside the Bath YMCA while the temperatures reached sub-zero outside.  Making up a meet that was canceled in December, both the More...

Bruins pull away in third to beat Islanders, 5-1

NEW YORK Patrice Bergeron and Tuukka Rask helped the Boston Bruins keep up their winning ways to start the new year. More...

Bye week means job search for Patriots assistant coaches

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.   It’s another bye week for the New England Patriots, and that means time for Bill Belichick’s assistants to interview for head coaching jobs.  More...

Carson Palmer retires

PHOENIX Coach Bruce Arians once said he and quarterback Carson Palmer would ride away into the sunset together like a pair of old desert cowboys. Well, they have. More...

Ovechkin’s 2nd goal lifts Caps over Hurricanes, 5-4 in OT

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

RALEIGH, N.C. Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 26th goal 1:57 into overtime and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4 on Tuesday night for their third straight win. More...

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Morse, Veinot get first win

AREA GLANCE

BATH   Morse jumped out to a 21-14 lead at the half and held on to down Leavitt, 39-31 in girls high school Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference basketball action, on Tuesday.  The Shipbuilders gave head coach Jan Veinot her first varsity wi More...

Morse JV girls fall

BATH — Kennebunk used a 13-0 second quarter to pull away for a 48-25 win over Morse in girls high school jayvee basketball action recently.  The Rams led 21-15, 34-15, and 41-25 at the breaks.  More...

Freeport JV girls fall to Eagles

FREEPORT — Lincoln Academy left Freeport on Friday with a close 32-29 victory in a jayvee girls basketball game.  Rachel Wall scored eight points in the second half to rally the Falcons in the second half. More...

Davenport leads Bates in win

LEWISTON — Nina Davenport of Freeport registered 18 points, nine rebounds and five steals, and Brunswick native Lyse Henshaw scored 16 of her season high 18 points in the first half as the Bates College women’s basketball team ran past Hu More...

Brunswick JV Orange win

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick High School girls jayvee Orange basketball team opened up with a 13-4 first quarter and continued to outpace Greely as the Dragons defeated the Rangers, 60-36 on Friday. More...

Champagne helps St. Joe’s to victory

STANDISH — Saint Joseph’s College shot 51.9- percent from beyond the arc and set a program record for 3-pointers made in an 80-63 victory over Husson University at the Harold Alfond Center recently. More...

Bradstreet on court for Thomas

WATERVILLE — The Thomas College women’s basketball team dropped a 69-53 non-conference matchup to the University of Southern Maine on recently at Larry Mahaney Gymnasium.  Freshman Nikki Bradstreet of Topsham contributed with seven More...

Mt. Ararat JV girls undefeated

BIDDEFORD — Jaden Lohr had 10 points and hauled in eight rebounds to help lead the Mt. More...

Isaiah Thomas returns in Cavs win

CLEVELAND Isaiah Thomas showed flashes of what made him an All-Star in his long-awaited Cleveland debut as the Cavaliers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 127-110 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night. More...

Fifth-ranked Xavier rolls

NCAA MEN

CINCINNATI J.P. Macura scored 15 of his 20 points in the first half to get Xavier rolling, and Trevon Bluiett had 21 points as the fifth-ranked Musketeers won their 10th in a row, beating Butler 86-79 on Tuesday night. More...

Kendrick shot lifts Bobcats past ’Hounds

Richmond rallies from 14-point deficit

LISBON For three quarters, Lisbon’s Jonah Sautter kept the Richmond High School boys basketball team on its heels, trailing by as many as 14 points as Sautter rarely missed. More...

Richmond holds off Lisbon, 40-30

RICHMOND When Lisbon High School girls basketball coach Julie Petrie discussed her team’s 40-30 Mountain Valley Conference loss to newcomer Richmond Saturday night, there was little disappointment in her voice. More...

SEC kind of day

Alabama, Georgia advance to title game

NEW ORLEANS Nick Saban is back in his comfort zone. Let others run up the points. He’ll take a defensive slugfest every time. Especially when it gives Alabama another shot at a national title. More...

Pats secure home field with 26-6 win

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Bill Belichick made it a priority to get his team prepared for frigid weather leading up to the Patriots’ regular-season finale against the New York Jets. More...