More than 100 young students of The Ballet School of Topsham will take to the stage at the Orion Performing Arts Center in Topsham to perform the ballet “Cinderella” Saturday and Sunday.
It’s a lot to coordinate, according to director Elizabeth Drucker.
A trio of Maine mystery authors will share their stories at Patten Free Library.
Kate Flora, Barbara Ross and Joseph Souza will appear at the library at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9. The Mustard Seed Bookstore will handle sales of the authors’ books.
LeBron James had 43 points and 14 assists, Kevin Love added 31 points and 11 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors 128-110 on Thursday night to take a 2-0 lead in their second-round playoff series.
Bob Baffert had no chance to fret over the Kentucky Derby draw.
BRUNSWICK — Three members of the Bowdoin College men’s lacrosse team were honored in All-NESCAC awards handed out on Thursday.
Seniors Matthew Crowell and Parker Sessions were named as First Team selections, while junior Sam Carlin was named as a Second Team selection.
TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat Middle School eighthgrade baseball team played its first home game of the season Wednesday, rolling to a 19-8 victory over Auburn.
The game started with Auburn scoring first in the top of the opening frame, but the Mt. Ararat bats came alive, answering with four runs in the bottom of the first.
BRUNSWICK — A trio of Bowdoin College Polar Bears have been named Second Team All-NESCAC in Women’s Lacrosse All-Conference selections on Thursday.
Seniors Hannah Hirschfeld and Grace DeWald were joined by first-year Eliza Denious on the NESCAC Second Team.
AUBURN — The Mt. Ararat Middle School seventh grade baseball team edged Auburn, 9-8, on Wednesday.
The Eagle bats exploded for 12 hits, led by leadoff hitter Parker Bate’s, who had four hits. Lucas Holman had a long home run in the third inning along with another hit. Luke Spooner and Brady Merrill each were repeat hitters.
WISCASSET — The Wiscasset Parks and Recreation Department will host this year’s Scotts Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run competition on May 12.
The event will take place on the high school baseball field from 9 a.m. to noon.
Paige Laverriere scored five goals to power Biddeford to a 15-2 girls high school lacrosse girls victory over Brunswick on Thursday.
The Dragons are 2-2 after the setback and visit Portland on Monday at 5:30 p.m. The Tigers improved to 3-1.
Laverriere added an assist, while Hailey Allen, Megan Mourmouras and Abby Allen chipped in two goals apiece.
TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat Middle School softball team went run for run with Auburn in a 13-12 victory on Wednesday.
The Eagles came out swinging and ended with every player putting the ball in play. Mt. Ararat had 14 hits to Auburn’s eight. Megan Reed and Emily Bontatibus led the attack with three hits apiece. Both had two singles and a double.
Jake Guentzel scored twice to push his playoff total to a league-leading 10, Matt Murray stopped 20 shots and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 in Game 4 to even their tense Eastern Conference semifinal on Thursday night.
The youth movement is alive and thriving for the Boston Celtics.
And for the second straight game it was enough to upend a Philadelphia 76ers team that still has much to figure out as it heads home trailing 2-0 in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Women’s sports leagues are banding together with a new initiative, SheIS.
Eight leagues, including the WNBA, U.S. Tennis Association, Women’s Pro Fastpitch League and Canadian Women’s Hockey, will try to help each other increase resources, viewership and attendance.
Nearly 1,500 residents were ordered to evacuate from their volcano-side homes after Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano erupted, sending molten lava to chew its way through forest land and bubble up on paved streets.