The Brunswick Parks and Recreation Department recently hosted the 17th annual Girls Mid-Winter Classic basketball tournament.
In the title game, “Battle of the Bridge” rivals Brunswick and Mt. Ararat met, with the Brunswick eighth-grade girls coming away with a 31-29 victory over the Eagles.
BRUNSWICK — The Long Reach Swim Club of the Bath Area Family YMCA will be in action this weekend at Bowdoin College in the Maine Junior Olympic swimming championships.
In all, 14 YMCA teams and eight non-YMCA age group swim teams will meet over the weekend to determine the state champion.
STANDISH — The Maine Women’s Basketball Coaches Association postseason awards have been released and three Saint Joseph’s College team members have been recognized.
BIDDEFORD — Tied 2-2 in the waning seconds of the first quarter, the University of New England rattled off 13 unanswered goals to come away with a 15-3 men’s lacrosse victory against the University of Southern Maine on Monday evening at the Big Blue Turf.
The Nor’easters (3-1) received two goals and five assists from Alex Zadworny. Mitch Mullin led with four goals.
CAPE ELIZABETH — The Ararat fifth-grade girls travel basketball team won the championship in the Cape Elizabeth Travel League’s fifth-grade division after battling back after suffering an early loss.
LEWISTON — Bates College women’s basketball players Nina Davenport of Freeport and Julia Middlebrook both received recognition recently as the Maine Women's Basketball Coaches Association announced its year-end awards.
Davenport, a senior forward, was named Second Team All-State by the MWBCA, while Middlebrook was named to the Maine All- Rookie Team.
TEMPE, Ariz. — Bates College senior Maisie Silverman has been named one of four finalists for the inaugural Ann Lebedeff Leadership Award, created by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association and endowed by the legendary Billie Jean King.
The girls South AA/A/B All-Star team defeated the North team, 84-81 Saturday in the opening game of the Maine McDonald’s High School Senior All-Star Basketball Games at Husson University.
Meghan Graff of South Portland led the South with 19 points, and Nathalie Theriault of Poland added 15 points.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.
The New York Giants have started fixing their woeful offensive line.
A person familiar with the negotiations says the team has an agreement with offensive tackle Nate Solder. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Giants did not announce the deal with the former New England Patriots left tackle when free agency kicked off Wednesday.
All those promises worth millions upon millions to free agents turned into paydays Wednesday when the NFL’s business year began.
Of course, teams needed to clear salary cap space or rejigger their ledgers to make it work, and they’ll still be doing so for months.
They bowed their heads in honor of the dead. They carried signs with messages like “Never again” and “Am I next?” They railed against the National Rifle Association and the politicians who support it.
And over and over, they repeated the message: Enough is enough.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Iran nuclear deal was in near terminal condition and on life support even before President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Tillerson’s dismissal this week may hasten its demise.
WASHINGTON (AP) — New documents show a second lawyer with ties to President Donald Trump was involved in legal efforts to keep adult film star Stormy Daniels from talking about her alleged affair with Trump.
HARPSWELL — Donald W. Anderson, age 85, of Harpswell died Wednesday March 7, 2018 at Mid Coast Hospital.
He was born August 6, 1932 in Tacoma, WA a son of Gustaf and Helen Holthusen Anderson. He married Rosa Tanael in 1965 in the Philippines. He was a proud Vietnam and Korean veteran, having served in the US Navy.
Toys R Us is headed toward shuttering its U.S. operations, jeopardizing the jobs of some 30,000 employees while spelling the end for a chain known to generations of children and parents for its sprawling stores and Geoffrey the giraffe mascot.