BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College women’s soccer senior Nikki Wilson has been named Second Team All-American by the United Soccer Coaches.
Wilson is Bowdoin’s 19th All-American selection in women’s soccer and the fourth in six years under head coach Brianne Weaver.
STANDISH — Junior guard Kelsi McNamara scored a game-high 23 points to power the Saint Joseph’s College women’s basketball team past Emmanuel College, 69-55, Saturday afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action on the Andy Yosinoff Court.
In a rematch of the 2017 GNAC Championship, the Monks jumped out early and held off several rallies by the hosts.
BATH — The Bath Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball team improved to 4-2 with a 36-35 victory over Greely recently.
Gabe Aucoin led the Destroyers with 25 points, Josh Ter Mors added seven and Jansen Morrison chipped in four.
Scott Laughton scored twice, Brian Elliott made 43 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers snapped a 10-game losing streak Monday night with a 5-2 win over the Calgary Flames.
Calgary held a wide edge in play, outshooting Philadelphia 45-21, but the opportunistic Flyers scored three times in a 1:11 span of the second period to break open a 1-all game.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.
Believing the team was spiraling out of control, the New York Giants went out of character by making two major in-season moves, firing coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese.
With his team struggling in the third period, Predators coach Peter Laviolette called a timeout that helped swing the momentum.
Craig Smith scored twice and added an assist, and Nashville held off the Boston Bruins 5-3 on Monday night.
The NFL suspended New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski one game on Monday for a late, gratuitous hit to the head of Bills defensive back Tre’Davious White.
SANTA PAULA, Calif.
Ferocious winds in Southern California whipped up an explosive wildfire that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 8,000 homes, authorities said.
The blaze broke out Monday and grew wildly to more than 48 square miles in the hours that followed, consuming vegetation that hasn’t burned in decades, Ventura County Fire Sgt. Eric Buschow said.
Vociferous Arab and Muslim opposition was building Tuesday to any possible U.S. recognition of the hotly contested city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
[img_assist|nid=1189575|title=|desc= HOUTHI SHIITE FIGHTERS guard a street leading to the residence of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday. Saleh was killed by Shiite rebels, Monday as their forces battled for control of the capital, Sanaa, officials said.
Former longtime Illinois Rep. John Anderson, who ran for president as an independent in 1980, has died at age 95.
The World War II veteran and former prosecutor died Sunday night in Washington, his daughter, Diane Anderson, told The Associated Press.
A relative says John Conyers, who is battling sexual harassment allegations from former female staffers, won’t seek re-election to a 28th term in Congress.
It’s not a final ruling, but the Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries.
The tax overhaul Republicans are pushing toward final votes in Congress could undermine the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance markets and add to the financial squeeze on Medicare over time.
Former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno and his wife have purchased an oceanfront estate in Newport, Rhode Island.
The Boston Globe reports Leno, who grew up in Andover, Massachusetts, paid $13.5 million for the mansion called Seafair. It has eight bedrooms and 11 bathrooms and comes with a pool, a tennis court and a private beach.
TOPSHAM — Lois A. Heath, age 95, of Middlesex Road, died on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.
She was born in Bowdoinham on August 17, 1922, the daughter of James and Thelma Bachelder Pratt. Lois attended Bowdoinham schools. On March 9, 1941, she married Lynde A. Heath Sr.