Kevin Durant had 38 points and nine rebounds and Golden State soundly defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 118-92 on Sunday to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series.
BATH — The Bath Middle School softball team recently opened its season with a 20-1 victory over Greely.
The Destroyer offense was powered by Gabby Walker (double, two singles, seven RBIs) and Kaylee Creamer (triple, single, four RBIs). In all, 12 Bath players contributed to the scoring.
LEWISTON — On Friday the Mt. Ararat Middle School eighth-grade softball team faced Lewiston and came away with a 12-4 win.
Gabby West (three innings) and Megan Reed (four) shared pitching duties and combined to throw a nohitter. West struck out three, with no walks and no runs. Reed struck out eight and walked five.
TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat High School jayvee baseball team scored five runs in the opening frame and held on for a 6-5 win over Lewiston on Friday.
James Singleton doubled and singled, Holden Brennan tripled, Trey Booty had a double, with Eli Ouellette, Cody Holman, Mason Brigham and Dan Pratt adding a single each.
Ouellette and Holman combined on the mound.
TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat Middle School seventh grade softball team picked up its first win of the season Friday at home against Lewiston, 11-1.
The Eagles scored throughout the game, with a a five-run fifth ending the game via the mercy rule.
Reagan Robertson pitched well for the Eagles, striking out 10 while issuing two walks.
TOPSHAM— The Mt. Ararat Middle School seventh grade baseball team dropped a close 10-7 decision to Lewiston on Friday.
Tied 7-7 in the final frame, Lewiston’s Cooper St. Hilare doubled to deep left field to knock in the winning runs. Mike Dymkey led the Blue Devil offense with three hits.
The Hartford Yard Goats (17-12) scored 10 runs over three innings and never looked back, completing a four-game Eastern League sweep of the Portland Sea Dogs (7-18), 12-4, on Sunday afternoon at Dunkin’ Donuts Park.
Righty Jesus Tinoco (4-2) beat the Sea Dogs for the second time this season, working six innings on six hits, four runs and seven strikeouts.
The Lisbon High School baseball team pulled away for a 7-1 Mountain Valley Conference win over Telstar on Friday to remain undefeated.
The Greyhounds improved to 5-0 and host Wiscasset today at 4 p.m.
Lisbon scored single runs in the first, second and third innings before a four-run seventh put the Rebels away.
Chris Sale wishes he could be on the mound for the Boston Red Sox in their next series at Yankee Stadium.
SAN JOSE, Calif.
Shortly after the San Jose Sharks were denied by the iron for the fourth time of the night, Marc-Andre Fleury rubbed the goal post to thank it for his good fortune.
There’s something magical about the ride the expansion Vegas Golden Knights have been on all season and now it’s going all the way to the Western Conference Final.
When you have a close pitching duel happening on the baseball diamond, with solid defense being played behind the hill, it usually comes down to who makes the “big mistake” that afternoon.
President Donald Trump today defended Gina Haspel, his nominee to head the Central Intelligence Agency, dismissing debate over her involvement in a harsh interrogation program and arguing Democrats want her out because she “is too tough on terror.”
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano destroyed 26 homes and spewed lava hundreds of feet into the air, leaving evacuated residents unsure how long they might be displaced.
In revised figures Sunday, Hawaii County officials said another four unspecified structures were covered by lava.