[img_assist|nid=1202767|title=|desc= PINE TREE ACADEMY’S Emily Schlisner (5, top photo) goes to the basket as Rangeley’s Brooke Egan looks to defend during Monday’s Class D South girls basketball quarterfinal at the Augusta Civic Center. Above, Breakers guard Adriana DePalma gets fouled by Rangeley’s Lauren Eastlack as she drives to the basket.
The Morse High School girls swimming team had a banner day in the State Class B Swimming Championships at Bowdoin College on Monday.
The Shipbuilders claimed fourth overall with 213 points, with Cape Elizabeth racking up 351 points for the title, followed by Greely (335) and Mt. Desert Island (223).
After a blip in Vancouver, the Boston Bruins got right back to business.
Brad Marchand scored his 22nd goal 3:36 into overtime to give Boston a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Monday, less than 48 hours after the Bruins lost 6-1 to the Canucks.
The Bowdoin College women’s swimming and diving team scored a program record 998.50 points to finish fifth at the 2018 NESCAC Championship.
Sophomore Marshall Lowery completed her trifecta of top three backstroke finishes, touching third in the 200 backstroke in 2:02.82. Cecilia de Havenon was 18th with a time of 2:08.60.
[img_assist|nid=1202759|title=|desc= TESSA VIRTUE and Scott Moir of Canada perform during the ice dance, free dance figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, today.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea
Cassie Sharpe won the gold medal. If she could divide it into pieces, there would be plenty of places to spread it around.
J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox have, at long last, come to an agreement.
The slow dance between the free agent slugger and the power-deficient team wrapped up Monday when they settled on a $110 million, five-year contract.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia
While Russian officials scoff at a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, several people who worked at the same St. Petersburg “troll factory” say they think the criminal charges are well-founded.
BEIRUT (AP) — Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes of rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed at least 98 people in what was the deadliest day in the area in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said today.
A day after Monday’s government barrage, retaliatory shells rained down on the capital Damascus, killing at least one person today.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah’s Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship.
TOPSHAM — David L. Foster, age 79, of Foster Lane, died on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at his residence. He was born on December 3, 1938, in Topsham, the son of Holman and Virginia Hasty Foster.
The new CEO of Las Vegasbased Wynn Resorts said he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced last month.
Matt Maddox, who was appointed CEO on Feb. 6 after Wynn resigned, added that people should “hold off making any judgment until the investigations into the accusations are complete.”
Donald McDowell Saxton, 68, passed away on February 7, 2018, in Orlando, Florida, from advanced Alzheimer’s. He was born on November 29, 1949, the son of Malcolm and Jean Saxton.
Former Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, whose photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize, died Monday. He was 104.
Desfor died at his apartment in Silver Spring, Maryland, where he’d been living in his retirement, said his son, Barry.