Lea Scrapchansky said she wanted to do something for her team. So when Brunswick High School’s junior midfielder/ winger had an opportunity to take a shot late in Thursday night’s Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference game against Bangor, she did so.
BANGOR — Annie Wilkins put Mt. Ararat ahead as the Eagles came away with a 2-0 field hockey victory in high school jayvee action on Tuesday against Bangor.
Gracie Morrell assisted on Wilkins’ goal, and Brynn Charron doubled Mt. Ararat’s lead off a pass from Olivia Valliancourt with 13:07 left until halftime.
TROY, N.Y. — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and former Freeport High School student/athlete Henry Jaques has been honored with a weekly award in cross country by the Liberty League.
Jaques received the league’s Rookie of the Week award after finishing third overall and first on his squad in a team victory at the Stonitsch Invitational recently.
On a winning streak that just won’t stop, the Cleveland Indians have posted shutouts, blowouts and routine wins.
All that was missing were a walk-off victory and extra innings.
“Check those two off,” closer Cody Allen said. “We’re checking all the boxes.”
And check this out: 22 in a row.
Drew Pomeranz knew it was likely the last batter he’d face. He figured he had to make one of his best pitches.
After a sluggish first half, the Freeport High School girls soccer team showed a little more pep in the second half, breaking a scoreless tie at the half and netting a pair of goals in blanking Gray-New Gloucester, 2-0 in Western Maine Conference action at Hunter Road Fields Thursday afternoon.
[img_assist|nid=1173723|title=|desc= CUBA PRESIDENT RAUL CASTRO speaks during a rally in Havana, Cuba. Raul Castro appeared as alarmed as the Americans. The United States, his nation’s sworn enemy until recently, was demanding urgent answers about a spate of U.S. diplomats harmed in Havana. There was talk of futuristic “sonic attacks” and the subtle threat of repercussions.
Las Vegas never needs an excuse to party, and as an entertainment oasis a short trip from Mexico, the city will roll out the red, white and green carpet starting Friday to celebrate Mexican Independence Day.
Live by the sword, die by the sword. For Wiscasset High School, it was the offside trap that the Wolverines lived by in an early season Mountain Valley Conference girls soccer matchup with Lisbon on Thursday.
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Earl Durant Swinson, “Mr. Earl”, 66, left this world a poorer place on May 9, 2017. A long-time resident of Bowdoinham, Earl was born in the Brooklyn Park neighborhood of Baltimore in 1951 to Earl and Doris Swinson.
PORTLAND — Lelia E. (Marstaller) Taylor, formerly of Rockland, died on July 17, 2017, at Fallbrook Woods Senior Living Center in Portland. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Sept. 23, 2017, at Durham Friends Meeting House in Durham. To see a complete obituary or share a memory or condolence with Lelia’s family, please visit their Book of Memories at www.bchfh.com.
WOOLWICH — David A. Allen, 78, of River Road died Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Mid Coast Senior Health Center in Brunswick. He was born in Bath on January 26, 1939, a son of Arthur H. and Lois E. (Reed) Allen.
WISCASSET — St. Philip’s Help Yourself Shelf Food Pantry in Wiscasset is open to all who are suffering from food insecurity. There is a sign up at 4 p.m. followed by choose time at 5 p.m. for those who need food.
“For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope.” Jeremiah 29:11