TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat seventh-grade girls basketball team opened its season with a 50-38 victory over Brunswick on Monday.
LEWISTON — Colby College held the Bates women’s basketball team under 25- percent shooting from the field and received 19 points and nine rebounds from senior captain Katie McCrum in a 58-47 victory Tuesday night at Alumni Gymnasium.
TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball team received 14 points from Ty Henke in a 49-29 victory over rival Brunswick on Monday.
Ezra Emmert and Cody Bowker chipped in six points apiece for the 1-0 Eagles.
Isak Franklin led the Huskies with nine points, while Ethan Driscoll chipped in six.
BATH — Jansen Morrison popped for 23 points as the Bath Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball team rolled to a 66-50 victory over Gray-New Gloucester on Tuesday.
Gabe Aucoin added 17 points, with Thomas Guild chipping in 10 in the win.
The NFL has denied Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski’s appeal of a one-game suspension for a late, gratuitous hit to the head of Bills defensive back Tre’Davious White.
The league announced the decision of appeals officer Derrick Brooks on Tuesday.
White was face down on
Pat Geary scored the game’s lone goal to return the Bowdoin College men’s ice hockey team to the win column with a 1-0 victory at the University of Southern Maine on Tuesday evening.
The Polar Bears climbed to 3-5 on the year, while dropping the Huskies to 1-8-3.
As the temperatures dip outside, area swim and dive teams head inside to the local pools to compete in the 2017/18 high school swim season.
[img_assist|nid=1189799|title=|desc= A PROTESTOR holds torn representations of American and Israeli flags during a protest at the Unknown Soldier Square in Gaza City this morning. President Donald Trump is forging ahead with plans to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S.
The nation’s homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in Los Angeles and other West Coast cities.
NEW YORK (AP) — The anti-harassment #MeToo movement has been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year.
BRUNSWICK — George F. Wyman, age 86, passed away December 1, 2017 at his home from Leukemia (AML). He was born March 21, 1931 in Bath, a son of Swanton Higgins and Margaret (Donahue) Wyman. He attended Small Point schools and graduated from Morse High School in 1950.
The same vicious winds that turned three Southern California wildfires into destructive dynamos were also making the firefight more difficult.
The water-dropping planes and helicopters essential to taming and containing wildfires have been mostly grounded because it’s too dangerous to fly them in the strong wind. Tuesday saw gusts of over 50 mph.
Johnny Hallyday, France’s biggest rock star for more than half a century and an icon who packed sports stadiums and all but lit up the Eiffel Tower with his pumping pelvis and high-voltage tunes, has died. He was 74.
DEAR ABBY: I’m a teenage girl who has always heard and seen on TV and in movies that there’s pressure from guys to have sex. That may be true, but I feel there is also pressure from society. I never thought I would feel like that when I got to high school, but now I do.
WISCASSET — Madelyn A. Anderson, 88, of the Gardiner Road, Wiscasset died peacefully in her sleep with her family, friends and nurses by her side, Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Miles Memorial Hospital.
Madelyn was born, November 26, 1929 in Bath, Maine, the second daughter of Lester A. Savoie and Irene Place Savoie. Madelyn married William F. Anderson on February 14, 1948.