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  • Hodgkins has ‘Super Day’
      WISCASSET It was a hot Saturday evening in Wiscasset and Group 1 was on the schedule, which included a special 75-lap main event for the Maxwell’s Market Super Streets. It didn’t take long for fans and fellow competitors to see that the only thing hotter than the ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 22, 2018By ohtadmin
  • Sea Dogs swept
    PORTLAND Zach Green hit a two-run home run and had two hits, driving in four as the Reading Fightin Phils defeated the Portland Sea Dogs, 9-1, on Thursday. With the victory, the Fightin Phils swept the four-game series. Reading took the lead in the first when it scored five runs, ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 22, 2018By ohtadmin
  • Ararat Nation Baseball
    A WEEK-LONG baseball camp run by Mt. Ararat High School varsity baseball coach Brett Chase is underway on Crosby Field at the Foreside Recreational Facility in Topsham. Players are partaking in drills, skills, batting practice, game-like scenarios and gameplay to sharpen their baseball aptitude. Pictured from the right, clockwise; ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 22, 2018By ohtadmin
  • Bridgeway’s Evan Bess among the state’s best in baseball
    WATERVILLE — Catching is Evan Bess’ first baseball love. In the bottom of the first inning of Thursday’s Class C/D Senior All-Star Game, he showed it. With two outs and a couple North runners on base, Bess took a pitch from Hall-Dale’s Dean Jackman, sprung from his crouch behind the ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on June 21, 2018By Travis Lazarczyk
  • Cape Elizabeth’s Tinsman receives Winkin Award
    Cape Elizabeth catcher Brendan Tinsman was named the winner of the Dr. John Winkin Award, presented Thursday to the top senior baseball player in Maine. The Western Maine Conference Class B Player of the Year, Tinsman will continue his baseball career at Wake Forest University. “There were a lot of ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on June 21, 2018By Staff report
  • Westbrook’s Bayak named Gatorade Maine Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year
    Westbrook High junior Nyagoa Bayak was named Gatorade Maine Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year on Thursday. Bayak was the high jump champion at the Class A outddor state meet and the New England Championships, and she finished second at the New Balance National Championships in Greensboro, North ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on June 21, 2018By Staff Report
  • Thirsty Turf downs Topsham, 11-8
    TOPSHAM POST 202’S Brady Mitchell runs through the bag at first base after grounding out to the shortstop in Bowdoinham on Wednesday. Topsham fell to 0-3 on the young season after an 11-8 loss to the 2-0 Cheverus-based team. ERIC MAXIM / TIMES RECORD STAFF BOWDOINHAM Thirsty Turf scored six ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 21, 2018By ohtadmin
  • Two Dragons named lax All-Americans
    Portland Press Herald Nine boys’ lacrosse players from southern Maine have been named 2018 Maine Area US Lacrosse All-Americans. Falmouth senior defender Brendan Hickey is the lone repeat selection. He is joined on this year’s list by juniors Aiden Glover of Brunswick, Riley Reed of Falmouth, Cooper Mehlhorn ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 21, 2018By ohtadmin
  • Yarmouth pulls away late to down Freeport, 14-4
    FREEPORT There are several key points Freeport co-coaches Bill Ridge and Peter Wagner want to get across to their Falcons’ Junior American Legion team, two being hustle and learn. For six innings in the team’s opener on Wednesday, the Falcons hung in against Tucker Ford of Yarmouth, trailing just ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 21, 2018By ohtadmin
  • A season to remember
    Thornton Academy’s Jack Webb backs down a defender before scoring a goal in Saturday’s state championship game. Jason Gendron Photography The 2018 Thornton Academy boys lacrosse team may have truly been a team of destiny. I usually hate using cliché sports terms, but I’m going to make an exception for ... read more
    Source: The Journal TribunePublished on June 21, 2018By pmcdonald@journaltribune.com
  • Nine boys’ lacrosse players receive All-American honors
    Nine boys’ lacrosse players from southern Maine have been named 2018 Maine Area US Lacrosse All-Americans. Falmouth senior defender Brendan Hickey is the lone repeat selection. He is joined on this year’s list by juniors Aiden Glover of Brunswick, Riley Reed of Falmouth, Cooper Mehlhorn of South Portland, C.J. LaBreck ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on June 20, 2018By Staff Report
  • The story of Lewiston’s diverse state soccer champs just might show up on Netflix
    Netflix has optioned the rights to make a film or TV series out of the book “One Goal,” which chronicles the Lewiston High School boys soccer team and its mix of native-born and Somali refugee players. Author Amy Bass said Wednesday that she did not know what Netflix’s specific plans ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on June 20, 2018By Ray Routhier
  • Morse girls track honored
    THE MORSE HIGH SCHOOL girls track and field team was honored recently, receiving the 2018 Class B North Good Sportsmanship Award prior to the State Class B Track and Field Championships. MORSE HIGH SCHOOL PHOTO ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 20, 2018By ohtadmin
  • Sea Dogs split DH
      PORTLAND Ranger Suarez tossed a five-hit complete game and Austin Bossart hit a two-run home run and had two hits as the Reading Fightin Phils topped the Portland Sea Dogs, 7-1, in the first game of a doubleheader on Tuesday. Suarez (3-3) allowed one run while striking out five ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 20, 2018By ohtadmin
  • Nothing settled in Legion baseball tussle
    POST 202’S Isaak Flaming scores in the second inning as Post 86 United catcher Wade Sansone attempts to field the throw as pitcher Luke Waeldner runs behind the play to back up. The game was suspended in the ninth inning due to darkness, tied 9-9. ERIC MAXIM / TIMES RECORD ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 20, 2018By ohtadmin
  • American Legion baseball dealing with low participation
    American Legion baseball in Maine is at its lowest participation level in decades, but league managers are confident the summer baseball league will be on the upswing soon. Just 18 teams will play Senior Legion baseball this summer, down from nearly 50 teams a decade ago. Twenty teams will participate ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on June 19, 2018By Travis Lazarczyk
  • Scarborough softball repeats for first time
    Scarborough’s softball team celebrates as Chloe Griffin scores the game-ending run in Saturday’s 12-0 six-inning, “mercy rule” victory over Oxford Hills in the Class A state final. The Red Storm won the championship in undefeated fashion for the second year in a row. Scarborough third baseman Emily Jefferds catches a ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on June 19, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Falmouth girls win first title; Other teams fall just short-Northern edition lacrosse wrap-up
    Greely’s Devlin O’Keefe soars for a shot late in the Rangers’ 14-13 overtime loss to Brunswick in Saturday’s Class B state final.  Falmouth’s girls’ lacrosse team mobs goalie Hannah Dubinsky at the final horn of the Yachtsmen’s 10-7 upset victory over defending champion Massabesic in Saturday’s Class A state final. ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on June 19, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Resilient Dragons left nothing behind
    BRUNSWICK BOYS LACROSSE coach Don Glover, right, discusses strategy during the State Class A title game at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland on Saturday. ERIC MAXIM / THE TIMES RECORD BRUNSWICK The Brunswick High School boys lacrosse program has a storied history, competing in a sport that has grown in Maine ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 19, 2018By ohtadmin
  • Small goes out in style
    RICHMOND SENIOR STARTING PITCHER Zach Small reacts after picking up one of his seven strikeouts in the Bobcats’ 11-0 State Class D title win over Fort Fairfield in Bangor on Saturday. MICHAEL G. SEAMANS / KENNEBEC JOURNAL BANGOR When the Richmond High School basketball program made the switch last season ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 19, 2018By ohtadmin
  • Greely softball falls in state final; Baseball loses in regional final
    Greely senior ace Kelsey Currier throws a strike during her one-hitter in the Rangers’ 1-0 victory over Morse in last week’s Class B South Final. Greely then lost by a 1-0 score to Brewer in Saturday’s state game. Greely’s A.J. Eisenhart tags out a Wells runner on a pickoff play ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on June 19, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Reclassification made a huge difference in lacrosse this spring
    The purpose of reclassification is to create more competitive opportunities for more teams. Based on that rationale, Year One of the Maine Principals’ Association’s move from two to three enrollment classes in lacrosse was a resounding success. Six of the 12 schools in last weekend’s championship games were first-time finalists: ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on June 18, 2018By Steve Craig
  • Hall-Dale baseball makes little adjustments en route to state championship
    STANDISH — Great teams can win ballgames in different ways. Championship teams can adjust on the fly from one inning to the next. After being an offensive juggernaut all season, averaging better than 13 runs per game during the regular season, the Hall-Dale baseball team turned to small ball in ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on June 18, 2018By Travis Barrett
  • State championship caps off season-long mission for Richmond baseball team
    The Richmond baseball team reached the Class D South final last year. The core was coming back intact. The Bobcats knew they were going to be good. They also knew that being good wasn’t going to be enough. “No, we had to do it. That was the goal,” said coach ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on June 18, 2018By Drew Bonifant
  • Lauria LeBlanc pitches game of her life for Madison softball team
    STANDISH — Lauria LeBlanc was five pitches into her first start in a state championship softball game Saturday afternoon, and already she’d put two outs in the books and allowed nothing more than a well-placed bunt for a harmless base hit. When the next three Narraguagus batters all reached via ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on June 18, 2018By Travis Barrett