Alex Schlisner scored 16 of his game-high 21 points in the second half as the Pine Tree Academy boys basketball team slipped past Forest Hills, 57-55, on Tuesday in a key Class D South matchup.
The Breakers improved to 5-5, holding quarter leads of 13-5, 23-15 and 45-35.
SEOUL, South Korea
A last-minute proposal to form a joint North Korean- South Korean women’s hockey team for next month’s Olympics has sparked concern that it could be a bad move for the South Korean players.
A South Korean official tried to respond to the fears Wednesday.
STANDISH — Saint Joseph’s College earned its 13th consecutive victory with an 82-45 Great Northeast Athletic Conference women’s basketball win over Mount Ida on Tuesday.
LEWISTON — Reagan Robertson had 10 points to power the Mt. Ararat Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball team to a 43-21 win over Lewiston on Tuesday.
The Eagles are 5-3.
Nine players scored for Mt. Ararat, with Angel Huntsmen and Vlaieta Dubois adding nine points each.
BATH — The Bath Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball team dropped a close 30-28 decision to Cape Elizabeth on Tuesday.
The Destroyers fell to 1-1 despite receiving 15 points from Lanye Brewer. Libby Wallace added six points on a pair of 3-pointers, while Sophie Barber chipped in three points, and Danielle Bryant and Kadance Burden two points apiece.
BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Junior High School eighth-grade girls basketball team picked up a 52-21 win over Oxford Hills on Tuesday.
The Huskies (7-1) started quickly, receiving seven points from Jay Lee Sturgeon and six from Morgan Foster as Brunswick claimed a 24-4 edge after one.
FARMINGTON — The Bates College women’s basketball team rolled to a 62-44 win over UMaine-Farmington on Tuesday.
Senior Nina Davenport of Freeport had a game-high 21 points and 12 rebounds for a double-double as the Bobcats improved to 7-11.
Haley Felkel had 19 points for the Beavers (4-10).
BRUNSWICK — The undefeated Oxford Hills seventh grade girls basketball team earned a 45-23 win over Brunswick on Tuesday.
The Huskies, who visit Mt. Ararat today, played well in the setback.
[img_assist|nid=1197087|title=|desc= PITTSBURGH STEELERS quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) fumbles the ball as he is sacked by Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Marcell Dareus, left, and defensive end Yannick Ngakoue, right, during the first half of an NFL divisional football AFC playoff game in Pittsburgh. Ngakoue has a knack for stripsacks.
Todd Haley spent six seasons helping turn the Pittsburgh Steelers offense into one of the most dynamic in the NFL.
All the yards and all the touchdowns weren’t enough, however, for the fiery offensive coordinator to keep his job.
EDEN PRAIRE, Minn.
The path for Stefon Diggs to last-play touchdown fame and sudden Minnesota savior didn’t start with such brilliance.
Diggs has only arrived at this stage of his life and his career, a Vikings standout on the verge of a Super Bowl, with an unrelenting diligence and a dose of humility.
The Patriots say quarterback Tom Brady did not attend a scheduled AFC championship news conference Wednesday because he was meeting with the team medical staff for a right hand injury.
According to New England’s
first injury report of the week, Brady was a limited participant in the practice held earlier in the day.
[img_assist|nid=1197078|title=|desc= BOSTON BRUINS goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) drops to his pads as a deflected shot by Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jakub Jerabek hits the back of the net for a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Wednesday. At right is Canadien left wing Max Pacioretty (67) and Bruin Zdeno Chara (33).
Not being in the limelight has never bothered Kyle Van Noy.
He didn’t start a NFL game until his third season when he was with the Detroit Lions, and even then was thought of as a role player.
A timeline shows Hawaii officials botched efforts to immediately correct a false missile alert over the weekend, taking more than 20 minutes to contact federal authorities for approval they didn’t need and then taking another 15 minutes to cancel the alert that was sent to mobile devices statewide.