North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren spent the weeks leading up to the season repeatedly saying his Wolfpack team was ready for a big step forward after years of building depth and experience.
Halfway through the schedule, his team is proving him right.
BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Junior High School seventh-grade girls soccer team earned a pair of wins and a tie in recent action.
Against Lewiston, the Huskies captured a 1-0 win as Sophia Morin scored on a penalty kick. Brunswick dominated throughout, with Betty Bakkila and Kelsey Carlton doing most of the work.
TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat Middle School eighth-grade boys soccer team defeated Lewiston and rival Brunswick in recent action.
In a 3-1 win over Lewiston, the Eagles recovered from a 1-0 halftime deficit, scoring three second-half goals.
BRUNSWICK — Mt. Ararat Middle School and Brunswick Junior High played to a 0-0 field hockey deadlock in a “B” team matchup on Monday.
Avery Myrick and Piper Cohen were solid in net.
For Mt. Ararat, the defense of Nadia Rosenberg, Tara Crossman and Elvia Beattie was strong, along with midfielders Libby Anderson, Mallory Stuart and Marisa Schultz.
Jose Altuve had just arrived in the Astros dugout after launching his third home run of the game when George Springer grabbed his right biceps and examined it, as if searching for an explanation for his teammate’s extraordinary pop.
Coming into Thursday’s matchup with Morse, the Mt. Ararat High School field hockey players knew this was going to be an emotional game for its seniors.
Playing at home for the last time in the regular season, the Eagles defense shut down the Shipbuilders 3-0 in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference tilt.
Pope Francis on Friday denounced the proliferation of adult and child pornography on the internet and demanded better protections for children online — even as the Vatican confronts its own cross-border child porn investigation involving a top papal envoy.
[img_assist|nid=1177924|title=|desc= PRODUCER HARVEY WEINSTEIN at the 2014 Oscars is pictured to the left , Rose McGowan at a premiere in Los Angeles in 2015 in the middle, and Ashley Judd in Beverly Hilla, California on July 25 to the right.
The National Rifle Association has joined the Trump administration and top congressional Republicans in a swift and surprising embrace of a restriction on Americans’ guns, though a narrow one: to regulate the “bump stock” devices the Las Vegas shooter apparently used to horrifically lethal effect.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
The U.S. military has halted some exercises with its Gulf Arab allies over the ongoing diplomatic crisis targeting Qatar, trying to use its influence to end the months-long dispute, authorities told The Associated Press on Friday.
[img_assist|nid=1177922|title=|desc= THE CHURCH BREW WORKS, a brewery operating in a renovated church, stands in Pittsburgh. At the Church Brew Works, an early church-turned-brewery that opened in 1996, patrons slide into booths crafted from pews. Breweries opening in renovated churches are winning fans but earning disapproval from clergy and worshippers across the U.S.
[img_assist|nid=1177920|title=|desc= A MAN WALKS PAST a sign of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons announcing the Nobel Peace Prize at the headquarters of ICAN, in Geneva, Switzerland, today.
President Donald Trump delivered a foreboding message Thursday night, telling reporters as he posed for photos with his senior military leaders that this might be “the calm before the storm.”
Americans buying seafood for dinner may inadvertently have subsidized the North Korean government as it builds its nuclear weapons program, an Associated Press investigation has found. Their purchases may also have supported forced labor.
[img_assist|nid=1177913|title=|desc= PEOPLE ATTEND a candlelight memorial for Las Vegas police officer Charleston Hartfield, Thursday, in Las Vegas. Hartfield was killed when Stephen Craig Paddock broke windows on the Mandalay Bay resort and casino and began firing with a cache of weapons at a country music festival Sunday. Dozens of people were killed and hundreds were injured.
Fire engineer Brian Emery was driving his station’s engine back from a call for a minor car crash when hundreds of hysterical people began swarming the vehicle near an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas.
BRUNSWICK — Jane G. Menard, age 92, of Topsham, Maine, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. She was born on November 21, 1924 in Topsham, the daughter of Joseph and Yvonne Bouchard.
Jane was united in marriage to her love, Marcel Menard, until his death in 1989.
MILLINOCKET — Clifford Edward Mortimer, 71, of Bowdoinham, unexpectedly passed on Monday night, October 2, 2017, in Millinocket.
He was born September 20, 1946, son of Sarah and Ernest Parks and Harold Mortimer.