BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick High School girls’ Orange junior varsity basketball team completed a busy weekend of play with two victories on the road.
The Dragons defeated Messalonskee, 38-37, on Friday evening in Oakland, and then defeated Morse Saturday afternoon in Bath, 62-41.
BRUNSWICK — The University of Southern Maine men’s track and field team turned in 11 New England Division III Championships qualifying performances Saturday at the Bowdoin Invitational No. 2 meet at the Farley Field House.
BRUNSWICK — There is a new youth wrestling program in Brunswick.
The program is coached by volunteers Jeffrey Dolley and Rich Giustra.
Coach Dolley sees potential for this sport in the town of Brunswick.
“Wrestling did a lot for me when I was in school, and I believe it can do a lot for Brunswick kids.” said Dolley.
LEWISTON — No. 8 nationally-ranked Tufts University outscored Bates College, 55-18, after the first quarter, rolling to a 67-28 NESCAC victory Saturday afternoon in Alumni Gymnasium.
NEWCASTLE — The Mt. Ararat High School freshman boys basketball team led 20-12 after the opening quarter and never looked back as they defeated Lincoln Academy, 50-38.
The visitors held leads of 25-12 and 38-20 at the half and through three quarters.
Former Bowdoin College men’s ice hockey head coach Terry Meagher has been named the 2018 recipient of the American Hockey Coaches Association John MacInnes Award.
TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat Middle School eighth-grade girls basketball team earned a pair of recent wins to improve to 9-0.
Boston Bruins rookie Charlie McAvoy has been treated for an abnormal heart rhythm and is expected to need about two weeks to recover.
The 20-year-old defenseman first reported heart palpitations to team doctors on Nov. 26.
He was diagnosed with an abnormally fast heart rate. Team internist David Finn says it is not considered dangerous but is likely to recur.
Using a cane to walk on his surgically repaired left knee, Carson Wentz celebrated a victory with his teammates that many thought the Philadelphia Eagles couldn’t secure without him.
Wentz led them to a division title. Nick Foles is taking them to the Super Bowl.
DeMarcus Cousins had 44 points, 24 rebounds and 10 assists, Anthony Davis scored 34 points, and the All- Star pair led a 17-point New Orleans comeback in the final five minutes of regulation before the Pelicans pulled out a 132-128 victory over the Chicago Bulls in double overtime Monday night.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned today against a new wave of protectionism, saying that trade barriers pose a danger to the world on par with climate change and extremist attacks.
A 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska’s Kodiak Island early this morning, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of the state’s coast and sending some residents fleeing to higher ground.
Officials at the National Tsunami Center canceled the warning after a few tense hours after waves failed to show up in coastal Alaska communities.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — President Donald Trump’s dramatic expansion of a ban on U.S. funding to foreign organizations that promote or provide abortions has left impoverished women around the world without treatment for HIV, malaria and other diseases, health groups say, calling it “devastating” because Trump went where no administration had gone before.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The swift steps ending a messy and expensive government shutdown set the stage for hundreds of thousands of federal workers to return today, but some say they fear they could find themselves in limbo again in a few more weeks.