CASTINE — The Maine Maritime Academy women’s soccer squad cruised to a 5-0 win over Unity College in a season opener on Friday afternoon at Ritchie Field.
Sophomore and former Richmond High School standout Kelsea Anair added a goal in the 44th minute to send the Mariners into halftime with a 4-0 lead.
The New England Patriots have traded quarterback Jacoby Brissett to the Indianapolis Colts for receiver Phillip Dorsett.
The deal was announced Saturday in advance of the deadline for NFL teams to set their 53-man rosters for the start of the regular season.
GORHAM — Sophomore Maddison Egan scored in the 83rd minute to break a 1-1 tie, delivering a 2-1 season-opening win for the University of Southern Maine Huskies over the Thomas College Terriers Friday afternoon at Hannaford Field.
Southern Maine leads the 16-game series between the two schools 13-1-2.
USM outshot the Terriers, 14-2, and had a 4-2 lead in corner kicks.
TOPSHAM — Tegan Byrne scored a pair of first-half goals as the Mt. Ararat High School jayvee field hockey team downed Lewiston, 7-0, in recent action.
Annie Wilkins also had two goals in the win, with one each coming from Emily Merriman, Olivia Justice and Grace Morrell.
BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick High School freshman football team started the 2017 season with a 34–14 win over Edward Little in recent play.
Fullback Cam Hathaway led the Dragons offense with 250 yards from scrimmage and five touchdowns. Wide receiver Drew Desantis made four solid blocks to spring Hathaway for large gains and sealed the game with a critical pass reception.
Kendrys Morales hit a three-run shot in the first inning.
Jose Bautista connected for a solo home run in the third.
Raffy Lopez chased reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Rick Porcello with a two-run homer in the sixth.
When you work hard on the hot days of August during preseason, you get anxious to see the results and how they will translate into a regular season game.
To win, a team doesn’t have to rack up a ton of yards, nor do they need to possess the ball for the majority of the game. Although typically those stats lead to a victory, a team that makes the big plays when needed can steal a win.
There were chances to score for Brunswick. Each was met with a stiff Messalonskee defensive push back.
The result, a stunning 23-0 Class B North high school football victory over the Dragons in season-opening action Friday night.
[img_assist|nid=1171472|title=|desc= A MOCK NORTH KOREAN SCUD-B MISSILE, and South Korean missiles are displayed at Korea War Memorial Museum in Seoul, South Korea, today.
Chinese President Xi Jinping today warned that the world economy faces growing risks and uncertainties from countries turning inward on trade and resisting combating climate change, delivering an implicit rebuke to his American counterpart, Donald Trump.
China has the economic tools to pressure North Korea but fears pushing Kim Jong Un’s government so hard it collapses.
The U.S. government carefully designed a path of least resistance to building a border wall in Texas, picking a wildlife refuge and other places it already owns or controls to quickly begin construction. All it needed was Congress to approve the money.
Then came Harvey.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico
Officials across the northeastern Caribbean canceled airline flights, shuttered schools and urged people to hunker down indoors as Hurricane Irma barreled toward the region as a powerful Category 4 storm expected to strengthen more before nearing land late today.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.
[img_assist|nid=1171463|title=|desc= SUPPORTERS OF THE DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS, or DACA chant slogans and hold signs while joining a Labor Day rally in downtown Los Angeles on Monday.