BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Junior High School eighth-grade girls basketball team returned to its winning ways with a 59- 13 victory over Gardiner on Monday.
The Huskies (9-2) scored 17 points in the opening quarter while shutting out the Tigers.
AUBURN — Auburn nailed nine 3-pointers in a 54-46 win over Mt. Ararat in a middle school seventh-grade boys basketball game on Monday.
Jack Thompson had 12 points in the win (four treys), while Marshall Adams and Lendan Cougle each picked up 11.
SEOUL, South Korea
South Korean activists tore photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday, a day after the North warned such actions could derail reconciliation efforts around next month's Winter Olympics in the South.
PARK CITY, Utah
Arielle Gold was named to the U.S. Olympic half-pipe team and will get a chance to compete at the Pyeongchang Games four years after separating her shoulder during a training run in Sochi and never reaching the starting gate.
[img_assist|nid=1198037|title=|desc= BUFFALO BILLS quarterback Tyrod Taylor fumbles as he is sacked by New England Patriots defensive end Trey Flowers (98) during the second half of an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass., in December. Flowers has been one of the most consistent players for the Patriots on defense this season.
Winning is an easy sell.
The Philadelphia Eagles are the first team since the 1990 New York Giants to reach a Super Bowl without a player totaling 1,000 scrimmage yards though running backs Jay Ajayi and LeGarrette Blount and wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith have done so in the past.
Tuukka Rask kept the Boston Bruins surging toward the All-Star break.
The Bowdoin College men’s hockey team picked up its third straight win in a 2-0 non-conference matchup against the University of Southern Maine on Tuesday evening.
The Polar Bears climbed to 7-11, while dropping the Huskies to 3- 11-4.
Kyle Kuzma scored 17 points in the fourth quarter, showing off a spectacular array of big shots and slick passes.
And if Boston’s Marcus Smart hadn’t missed a 3- pointer at the buzzer, it still wouldn’t have been enough for a win because the Los Angeles Lakers couldn’t hit their free throws down the stretch.
They ran silently, too stunned to shout.
Some of the children ran into classrooms to hide from the boy with the gun. Some ran out of the building, into the fields, across the streets, through the doors of nearby businesses.
Starbucks is giving its U.S. workers pay raises and stock grants this year, citing recent changes to the tax law.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — After listening to the riveting pleas of more than 150 victims, a judge is set to sentence a Michigan doctor who parlayed his reputation and personal charm into years of sexual abuse by molesting Olympic gymnasts and other young female athletes instead of solving their sports injuries.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The parents accused of torturing 12 of their children and keeping them chained to beds for months and so malnourished their growth was stunted will appear in court today as prosecutors ask a judge to bar them from contacting their kids.
It’s that time of the year to fulfill those ambitious New Year’s resolutions again: More vegetables, less alcohol, sign up for the gym.
But not for Torben Bertram. Fed up with colleagues who kept pressuring him to join workout sessions during his lunch break, the 39-year-old Berliner founded Germany’s first couch potato club.