This winter’s frigid temperatures has meant the town of Harpswell has needed to shell out more in heating assistance.
“In the month of January, we have paid out over $8,000 in assistance, and that is more than we paid out in the entire year of 2017,” Town Administrator Kristi Eiane said. “So we have improved our outreach.
The Patriots’ loss in the Super Bowl likely will be the last game for New England’s two coordinators, both almost certain to be named head coaches elsewhere in the next few days.
Gary Woodland was surprised to see infant son Jaxson with wife Gabby late Sunday afternoon at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
“My wife kind of surprised me with him,” Woodland said. “I didn’t think he was going to be there. I thought it would just be her. For her to bring him out, that was special and something I’ll never forget.”
The Bowdoin College women’s ice hockey team skated to a 0-0 overtime tie against Hamilton on Saturday afternoon.
The ball had just been whacked out of Tom Brady’s right hand at the worst possible moment for the New England Patriots, giving the Philadelphia Eagles the ball just before the two-minute warning.
Alec Byron’s layup with four seconds remaining lifted Hall-Dale to a 68-67 Mountain Valley Conference basketball win over Richmond on Saturday in high school action.
Brook Lopez scored 20 points, Julius Randle added 19 and the Los Angeles Lakers handed the Oklahoma City Thunder their fourth straight loss, 108-104 on Sunday.
Jordan Clarkson scored 18 points and Brandon Ingram added 16 for the Lakers, who have won six of eight.
The Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference wrestling championships were held at Cony High School on Saturday, with Mt. Ararat/Brunswick and Morse competing in Class A.
Oxford Hills won the Class A title with 165 points, outdistancing Nokomis (149 points) and third-place Skowhegan (136). Cony took fourth and Camden Hills was fifth in the 19-team field.
LEWISTON — Bates College won the State of Maine Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships in convincing fashion for the fifth consecutive year on Friday night at home in Merrill Gymnasium, outscoring runner-up Bowdoin by 75 points.
BIDDEFORD — The Brunswick High School jayvee girls basketball team picked up a 55-44 win over Biddeford on Thursday, the team’s 11th consecutive win.
The Dragons started slow, trailing the Tigers 18-8 after a quarter.
PHIPPSBURG — The Phippsburg Sportsmen’s Association has two winter events on the calendar, the 19th Annual Dickie Lemont Take a Kid Fishing Ice Fishing Derby on Sunday and the Winter Youth Field Day on Feb. 25.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — Saint Joseph’s College (20-1, 12-0 GNAC) routed University of Saint Joseph ( CT) ( 8- 12, 3- 9 GNAC), 88- 29, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) women’s basketball contest on Saturday afternoon.
The Monks have now won 19 consecutive contests.
TURNER — Mt. Ararat jumped out to a 15-1 first-quarter lead and never looked back in rolling to a 45-27 high school jayvee girls basketball win on Thursday.
The Eagles (10-5) led 20-13 at the half and 35-21 after three quarters.
Lisbon learned Saturday night that having the fate of its season in its own hands when Boothbay is the opponent is a very risky scenario.
Boothbay stripped the Greyhounds of the ball, and the ability to control their own destiny, during a 22-2 run in the first half and cruised to a 63-44 Mountain Valley Conference boys high school basketball victory on Saturday.
Al Horford captured the attention of Boston sports fans even on Super Bowl Sunday.
Horford made a 15-foot fadeaway jumper at the buzzer and the Celtics finished off the Portland Trail Blazers 97-96 Sunday, giving New England fans a few hours to get home before the Patriots played for the NFL championship.
BRUNSWICK — Adria Doane had 16 points and Kendahl Dow pitched in 14 as the Brunswick High School jayvee Black girls basketball team rolled past Gardiner, 57-36 on Friday.
Emily Cloutier added 10 points in the win.
Maddie Farnham led Gardiner with 15 points.