Bill Haas’ 9-iron landed to the right of the pin and spun left, settling 3 feet away for a birdie on the par-3 16th in the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
“I just tried to play the hole like I would any other hole, even though it’s not like any other hole,” Haas said about the stadium hole that was packed with 20,000 fans on the warm Thursday afternoon.
TOPSHAM — Trevor York scored 18 points as the Mt. Ararat High School freshman boys basketball defeated rival Morse, 50-31, on Wednesday.
The Eagles (7-7) held quarter leads of 11-4, 26-16 and 43- 25.
Jace Hollenbach chipped in 15 points, with Kobe Clark adding 14.
Mt. Ararat hosts Medomak Valley on Monday at 4 p.m.
TOPSHAM — Mt. Ararat outscored Morse, 22-0, in the second quarter en route to a 59-41 victory in girls high school jayvee basketball action on Wednesday.
The Shipbuilders led 15-10 after a quarter, but trailed 32-15 at the half and 48-27 after three.
BRUNSWICK — The Bowdoin College men’s and women’s squash teams open NESCAC Tournament play today.
The Polar Bear women are at Hamilton College. Seeded 11th, Bowdoin meets No. 6 Bates at 6:30 p.m.
YORK — The host York Wildcats grabbed a 17-12 halftime lead and maintained that edge in a 38-32 jayvee high school girls basketball win on Tuesday over Freeport.
The Falcons received 18 points from Hannah Spaulding. She hit three treys.
Hannah Groves and Rachel Wall provided solid post play for the Falcons.
Tuukka Rask was again up to the task for the Bruins.
Jonah Sautter scored 17 points on Thursday against Mountain Valley, including his 1,000th career point, but his Lisbon High School boys basketball team dropped a key 58-48 Mountain Valley Conference matchup.
The Greyhounds are 8-8 and on the outside looking in for a postseason spot in the Class B South Heal Point Standings. Meanwhile, the Falcons improved to 11-6.
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared from the concussion protocol and will play in Sunday’s Super Bowl against the Philadelphia Eagles.
The similarities between the Biddeford and Brunswick boys basketball teams were there coming into Thursday’s key Class A South matchup.
Both the Tigers and Dragons entered with 11 wins, both are primed to make the postseason, and, yes, Biddeford and Brunswick’s black and orange team colors are mirror images of each other.
BALUKHALI REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh
The faces of the men halfburied in the mass graves had been burned away by acid or blasted by bullets. Noor Kadir finally recognized his friends only by the colors of their shorts.
Known for booze-fueled partying and good-ol’ boy, clownish behavior, Rep. Don Shooter spent the past seven years as a hard-to-miss fixture who wielded considerable power at the Arizona state Capitol.
But on Thursday, he was kicked out of the Arizona Legislature for a lengthy pattern of sexual misconduct.
About 90 people are feared drowned after a smugglers’ boat carrying mostly Pakistani migrants capsized off Libya’s coast early today, the U. N.’s migration agency said.
LONDON (AP) — A man who drove into worshippers near a London mosque, killing one man and injuring a dozen others, was sentenced today to at least 43 years in prison for what a judge called a crime driven by “malevolent hatred.”
New witnesses have emerged in the 1981 drowning of actress Natalie Wood, prompting investigators to deem it a “ suspicious death” and name her former husband, 87-yearold actor Robert Wagner, a “person of interest,” Los Angeles sheriff ’s officials said.
Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog foresees no early end to winter.
The handlers of Punxsutawney Phil said the furry rodent has called for six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow at dawn today.
President Donald Trump lashed out today at the FBI and Justice Department, calling them biased and saying they “have politicized the sacred investigative process in favor of Democrats and against Republicans.”
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine lawmakers are making it all but certain that retail pot sales approved by voters in 2016 will be pushed back again until next year.