It has been an up and down season for the Brunswick High School swim teams, leaving a question mark about whether the Dragons were going to be able to continue their domination of the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Championships, held Saturday at the Bath Area Family YMCA.
Sidney Crosby scored twice, including his 400th career goal, and the Pittsburgh Penguins pulled away from the St. Louis Blues for a 4-1 victory on Sunday.
Bryan Rust snapped a tie with a third-period tally and Riley Sheahan also scored for the Penguins, who have won 12 of 17. Matt Murray made 33 saves.
State berths were on the line on Saturday as high school wrestling regionals were held.
Class A North competitors went to Oxford Hills High School in South Paris, with Morse and Mt. Ararat/ Brunswick in action.
LeBron James led the new-look Cavaliers to a blowout in Boston with an individual performance reminiscent of the rivalry’s heyday.
And this time, Paul Pierce was sitting courtside in street clothes, unable to do anything about it.
PYEONGCHANGE, South Korea
David Gleirscher struggled to make Austria’s Olympic team. Chris Mazdzer’s season hit rock-bottom less than a month ago.
They stood higher than anyone else atop the men’s luge podium on Sunday as the reign of Germany’s Felix Loch as Olympic champion came to a slippery, stunning and sudden end.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea
Mikaela Shiffrin’s pursuit of gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics will start on a different day than everyone expected — and in a different event, the slalom, which is her forte.
BY PYEONGCHANG, South Korea
GANGNEUNG, South Korea
Goaltender Noora Raty saw Hilary Knight with the puck on her stick and moved to defend against the dangerous American.
[img_assist|nid=1201323|title=|desc= BRUNSWICK HIGH SCHOOL high jumper Samuel Cenescar is about to clear the bar during the boys high jump during the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at Bowdoin College on Saturday. Cenescar won the event, and added a victory in the long jump as the Dragons captured the KVAC title with 114.50 points.
[img_assist|nid=1201318|title=|desc= MORSE HIGH SCHOOL’S Alex Martin swims in the boys 500-yard freestyle race. Below, Delaney Young competes in the 100 backstroke at the KVAC Class B Swim Championships on Friday at the Bath Area Family YMCA. The Shipbuilders edged Camden Hills for first place on the boys side, while the girls finished second to the Windjammers by six points.
NABI SALEH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi is to go on trial before an Israeli military court on Tuesday for slapping and punching two Israeli soldiers — an act Palestinians say embodies their David vs. Goliath struggle against a brutal military occupation and Israel portrays as a staged provocation meant to embarrass its military.
LONDON (AP) — All flights in and out of London City Airport were canceled today after a 1,100-pound unexploded World War II-era bomb was found nearby in the River Thames.
The Metropolitan Police service cleared an area within 700 feet of the bomb, including several residential streets, as officers worked with specialists from the Royal Navy to remove the device.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico
An explosion and fire at an electric substation threw much of northern Puerto Rico into darkness late Sunday in a setback for the U.S. territory’s efforts to fully restore power more than five months after Hurricane Maria started the longest blackout in U.S. history.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general is accusing Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein of “repeatedly and persistently” sexually harassing female employees at his film company, according to a lawsuit filed on Sunday by the state prosecutor that could impact the company’s potential sale.
PHOENIX (AP) — Four survivors of a deadly tour helicopter crash onto the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon were being treated at a Nevada hospital on Sunday while crews tackled difficult terrain in a remote area to try to recover the bodies of three other people.
Emergency teams combed the snowy fields outside Moscow today, searching for debris from a crashed Russian airliner and the remains of the 71 people aboard it who died.
When Jennifer Willoughby and Colbie Holderness stepped forward to tell the story of how they were physically, verbally and emotionally abused by their ex-husband, who had since become a top White House aide, President Donald Trump had nothing but good things to say about the man they had accused of domestic violence.
The Senate begins a rare, open-ended debate on immigration and the fate of the “Dreamer” immigrants today, and Republican senators say they’ll introduce President Donald Trump’s plan. Though his proposal has no chance of passage, Trump may be the most influential voice in the conversation.