BOOTHBAY — If you can't make it to the Maine Model Railroad Tour on Saturday, there's always a chance to see model railroading at the Boothbay Railway Village.
The museum's Model Railroad Exhibit includes an HO scale layout measuring 46-by-20 feet with 600 feet of track, representing Maine railroading in the 1950s- '60s.
‘I’m a modeler. I collect. I’m a rail fan.’
LAKE FOREST, Ill.
Marc Leishman left his golf clubs in his garage during his week break from the FedEx Cup playoff and it didn’t change anything. He made 10 birdies in the opening round of the BMW Championship for a 9-under 62 to build a two-shot lead.
Jason Day made the biggest change of his career and had a 64, his best start in 16 months.
The Boston Red Sox activated left-hander David Price on Thursday and plan to use him out of the bullpen.
Price went on the 10-day disabled list July 28 with an inflamed elbow. Manager John Farrell said Thursday he looked good in two simulated games.
Lea Scrapchansky said she wanted to do something for her team. So when Brunswick High School’s junior midfielder/ winger had an opportunity to take a shot late in Thursday night’s Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference game against Bangor, she did so.
BANGOR — Annie Wilkins put Mt. Ararat ahead as the Eagles came away with a 2-0 field hockey victory in high school jayvee action on Tuesday against Bangor.
Gracie Morrell assisted on Wilkins’ goal, and Brynn Charron doubled Mt. Ararat’s lead off a pass from Olivia Valliancourt with 13:07 left until halftime.
TROY, N.Y. — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and former Freeport High School student/athlete Henry Jaques has been honored with a weekly award in cross country by the Liberty League.
Jaques received the league’s Rookie of the Week award after finishing third overall and first on his squad in a team victory at the Stonitsch Invitational recently.
On a winning streak that just won’t stop, the Cleveland Indians have posted shutouts, blowouts and routine wins.
All that was missing were a walk-off victory and extra innings.
“Check those two off,” closer Cody Allen said. “We’re checking all the boxes.”
And check this out: 22 in a row.
Drew Pomeranz knew it was likely the last batter he’d face. He figured he had to make one of his best pitches.
After a sluggish first half, the Freeport High School girls soccer team showed a little more pep in the second half, breaking a scoreless tie at the half and netting a pair of goals in blanking Gray-New Gloucester, 2-0 in Western Maine Conference action at Hunter Road Fields Thursday afternoon.
[img_assist|nid=1173723|title=|desc= CUBA PRESIDENT RAUL CASTRO speaks during a rally in Havana, Cuba. Raul Castro appeared as alarmed as the Americans. The United States, his nation’s sworn enemy until recently, was demanding urgent answers about a spate of U.S. diplomats harmed in Havana. There was talk of futuristic “sonic attacks” and the subtle threat of repercussions.
Las Vegas never needs an excuse to party, and as an entertainment oasis a short trip from Mexico, the city will roll out the red, white and green carpet starting Friday to celebrate Mexican Independence Day.
Live by the sword, die by the sword. For Wiscasset High School, it was the offside trap that the Wolverines lived by in an early season Mountain Valley Conference girls soccer matchup with Lisbon on Thursday.
CANNON BALL, N.D.