February 9, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Dragons take down Eagles, 68-38

TOPSHAM The final installment of the 2017-18 boys high school basketball “Battle of the Bridge” was played in front of a packed gym at Mt. Ararat High School Thursday night. More...

Gray-New Gloucester slips by Freeport

FREEPORT With a bye to the quarterfinals at stake, Gray-New Gloucester and Freeport played a game worthy of the tournament like atmosphere on Senior Night at Freeport High School. More...

Patriots outlast Falcons, 52-43

Freeport girls finish regular season 14-4

GRAY Gray-New Gloucester locked down the top seed in Class B South, but Freeport made the Patriots earn it. The Patriots outlasted the Falcons in a battle for the top spot Thursday, winning 52-43 in each team’s season finale. More...

Celtics get overtime win over Wizards

WASHINGTON Kyrie Irving scored 12 of Boston’s last 17 points and finished with 28 to help the Celtics remain in sole possession of the Eastern Conference lead with a 110-104 overtime victory over the Washington Wizards on Thursday night. More...

High winds risk moving men’s downhill to Monday

JEONGSEON, South Korea   High winds in the weather forecast could move the Olympic men’s downhill race from its scheduled Sunday slot.  Race director Markus Waldner told team leaders a Monday lunchtime start is the favored backup plan More...

Qualifying for ski jumping normal hill underway

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea   Andreas Wellinger will take his strong form into the final of the men’s normal hill ski jumping at the Pyeongchang Olympics.  More...

U.S. skeleton sliders want uniform drug testing in Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea There was an offseason when U.S. skeleton athlete Katie Uhlaender got a knock on her door from drug testers 19 times in the span of a few weeks. Sometimes they wanted blood. Sometimes they wanted urine. More...

U.S. bobsledder resuming workouts

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea U. S. bobsledder Justin Olsen has resumed light workouts three days after an emergency appendectomy and is expected to compete in the Pyeongchang Olympics. More...

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Lisbon boys get huge win to make Class B South tourney

LISBON   D.J. Douglas scored a game-high 29 points to lead the Greyhounds to the Mountain Valley Conference win Thursday.  The win boosts Lisbon to the No. More...

Lightning beat Canucks, 5-2

TAMPA, FLA. Nikita Kucherov stopped an 11-game goal drought, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 27 saves for his NHL-best 32nd victory, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Thursday night. More...

Curry, Durant, lead Warriors past Mavericks, 121-103

OAKLAND, CALIF.   Stephen Curry had 20 points, eight assists and seven rebounds, and Golden State bounced back from a tough recent stretch. More...

The sky’s the limit for Brunswick’s Cenescar

Sophomore ready to soar in track championships

BRUNSWICK   When Brunswick’s Sam Cenescar prepares to lift off during a high jump event, the sophomore visually pictures himself getting the height to clear the bar.  That mental preparation has been working for Cenescar this indoor t More...

Bruins win again, crush Rangers, 6-1

The rout gives Boston 18th win in 23 games

NEW YORK   The Boston Bruins have been winning every conceivable way recently. More...

McDaniels stay gives Patiots possible successor

BOSTON Josh McDaniels sent ripples throughout the NFL with his decision to pull out of an agreement to become the Indianapolis Colts’ head coach. He has yet to speak publicly about what factored into the 11th hour aboutface. More...

US coach keeping blinders on as he preps for Olympic debut

GANGNEUNG, South Korea   Robb Stauber can’t miss seeing the Olympic rings painted at center ice — even on the practice rink. More...

Luger Erin Hamlin will carry US flag into opening ceremony

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Tickets to the opening ceremony of any Olympics can be costly, and Erin Hamlin’s parents often wonder if it’s a worthwhile purchase. This time, there’s no question. More...

Long-awaited milestone happened suddenly for BU’s Greenway

BOSTON   Jordan Greenway didn’t have much time to think about being a pioneer.  More...

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Cony JV girls edge Morse

BATH — Cony erased a nine-point halftime deficit to edge Morse, 50-48 in girls high school jayvee basketball action recently.  Morse jumped out to a 15-5 lead after one quarter and held a two-point advantage after three before the Rams sli More...