Tailgates. Pep rallies. Friday night lights. The new school year is here! And that’s exciting news for student athletes and high school sports fans alike.
The Lisbon High School field hockey ended a threegame losing skid to begin the season, rolling to an 8-0 Mountain Valley Conference win over Telstar on Monday.
The Greyhounds (1-3) received four goals from Savannah Czechalski.
TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat High School jayvee field hockey team knocked off Cony, 3-1, in recently action.
Played in a 7- on- 7 format, the Eagles received a goal each from Gabby Mason, Olivia Justice and Brynn Charron.
Annie Wilkins chipped in an assist.
AUBURN — Marcus Steinman scored an unassisted goal 15 minutes into the game and the score held as Mt. Ararat High School boys’ jayvee soccer team edged Edward Little, 1-0 on Friday.
The Eagles ( 2- 0) got strong play from midfielders Jax Hollenbach and Dakota Lopez. Nathan Taylor and Nathan Kolfrogh also contributed in the win.
BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College first-year setter Kate Kiser has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference Player of the Week.
It is the first weekly award for Kiser, who helped lead the Polar Bears to a 3- 1 record to open the 2017 season.
BANGOR — The University of Southern Maine men’s cross country team swept the first six positions to post a perfect score and win the annual Husson Harrier Classic run Saturday at Saxl Park.
LEWISTON — The Brunswick High School girls’ jayvee soccer team battled to a 1- 1 draw against Lewiston on Friday.
Neither team found the back of the net until the middle of the second half, when Riley Turgeon scored on a header.
Lewiston responded quickly with a goal of its own off of a free kick just beyond the 18-yard line.
BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick High School freshman football team downed Morse, 28-14 in a hard fought battle on Thursday.
Brunswick had to adjust after losing strong side linebacker Connor Moody to a hip injury.
TOPSHAM — The Morse High School jayvee soccer team started its season with a hard- caught tie against Erskine Academy recently.
The Shipbuilders began their strike midway through the first half when Marija Mederica delivered a pass through the middle and met Mary LaRochelle, who sent the shot to the top of the net.
The rookie head coach iced the rookie kicker.
Saturday night Wiscasset Speedway hosted Group 1 Fan Appreciation Night with the help of Mainely Motorsports TV.
From Super comeback to embarrassing collapse.
A commission created by President Donald Trump to investigate his allegations of voter fraud is coming to New Hampshire a week after its vice chairman angered state leaders by claiming out-of-state voters in November helped elect a Democrat to the U.S. Senate.
HEMEIMEEM AIR BASE, Syria
Russia’s military said today that Syrian troops have liberated about 85 percent of the war-torn country’s territory from militants, a major turn-around two years after Moscow intervened to lend a hand to its embattled long-time ally.
COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh
The Bangladeshi prime minister was traveling today to struggling refugee camps that have absorbed hundreds of thousands of Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar in recent weeks — a crisis she said left her speechless.
BATH — Judith “Judy” May (Mank) Rouillard, 80, of Drummond Point, died on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High St., Bath. A full obituary will follow in the next edition.