Given how quickly strawberries begin to bear fruit and how easily they are grown, it’s a wonder that strawberry beds aren’t as common in backyards as lawns are in front yards.
The most compelling reason to grow strawberries is, of course, flavor.
[img_assist|nid=1214288|title=|desc= AMY COULTER, center right, and her husband Mark walk together with their children April, 7, left, and Kendra, 12, at the Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City.
Alex Ovechkin scored twice and Braden Holtby had 35 saves as the Washington Capitals advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals with a 6-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 6 on Monday night.
WATERVILLE — The Thomas College men’s tennis swept Lyndon State College, 9-0, in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action on Sunday afternoon at the Harold Alfond Athletic Center.
The Terriers completed the 2018 regular season at 11- 4 (4-1 NAC), while the Hornets fell to 0-10 (0-5 NAC).
BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College’s Sarah Kelley has been named the NESCAC Women’s Track Performer of the Week.
Kelley won a pair of events at the Aloha Relays to lead the Polar Bears to a team win. The senior won the 800-meter run in a time of 2:14.63 before winning the 1,500 in a time of 4:37.62.
TOPSHAM — Eli Ouellette and James Singleton combined to strike out five and walk three as the Mt. Ararat High School jayvee baseball team downed Mt. Blue, 6-0, on Friday.
The Cougars managed just three hits against the Mt. Ararat duo.
Ouellette, Singleton and Dan Pratt each singled, with Kobe Clark adding a double in the win.
BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College senior Brian Greenberg has been named the NESCAC Men’s Field Performer of the Week.
On Saturday Greenberg claimed first place in the long jump with a mark of 22- 09.75.
Morse improved to 2-0, breaking a 3-3 tie in the fifth inning with a pair of runs to hold on for a 6-5 Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference win over Mt. Ararat.
After a Zoe Stilphen single tied the score in the fourth inning for Mt. Ararat, Morse (2-0) answered with a pair of runs in the top half of the fifth inning off starter Holly Temple.
A year ago, Brunswick and Scarborough squared off in the State Class A Final in boys high school lacrosse. Many of those players from the game have graduated, setting the stage for new faces, players and coaches to make their mark in the early season match.
Frederik Andersen stopped 32 shots to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday night, forcing a decisive Game 7 in the firstround series.
CHICAGO (AP) — Michigan State University, already reeling from the scandal involving a gymnastics doctor who molested young athletes, has maintained ties to a prominent volleyball coach for decades after he was publicly accused in 1995 of sexually abusing and raping six underage girls he trained in the 1980s.
Lucky for Life:
Gimme 5: 3-17-26-33-39
Day Pick 3: 4-1-8
Day Pick 4: 8-6-7-3
Evening Pick 3: 9-9-2
Evening Pick 4: 3-4-9-8
TORONTO (AP) — Police in Canada’s biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what many said seemed a deliberate attack.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After Travis Reinking allegedly stole a BMW from a Nashville area car dealer last week, police say they found it outside the apartment where he lived.
Authorities recovered the car but didn’t figure out who had stolen it until too late.