The strategy was simple. Bowdoin College junior quarterback Noah Nelson was going to throw, and throw often against Bates in a New England Small College football matchup Saturday afternoon at Garcelon Field.
For certain, Nelson did all that he could, completing 34- of-55 passes for 297 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
The Middlebury men’s soccer team defeated Bowdoin, 1-0 in double overtime to advance to the New England Small College Athletic Conference finals on Saturday.
The Polar Bears (10-4-3) were the third seeded team heading into the semifinals, while the Panthers (12-5-0) had upset Amherst the previous weekend.
Patrick Cantlay won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday in a playoff for the first victory in a PGA Tour career mostly derailed by a severe back injury.
The 25-year-old former UCLA star hit from behind a tree and got up-and-down for par from off the back of the 18th green to beat Alex Cejka and Whee Kim on the second extra hole.
James Harden scored a career-high 56 points and added 13 assists in just 35 minutes to lead the Houston Rockets to a 137-110 victory over the Utah Jazz on Sunday night.
FORT WORTH, Texas
The timing was perfect for Kevin Harvick’s first NASCAR Cup Series victory at Texas. So was his winning pass.
Harvick went around the outside of Martin Truex Jr. for the lead with 10 laps to go, then stayed in front the rest of the way Sunday to earn his championship shot in NASCAR’s season finale.
Kyrie Irving and Al Horford have been the primary forces behind so much of what the Boston Celtics are doing well during their eight-game winning streak.
On Sunday, it was key contributions off the bench from Marcus Smart and Terry Rozier. The reserve duo brought energy and grit during the Celtics’ 104-88 win over Orlando on Sunday night.
The University of Delaware overcame an early 10-point deficit, then scored 14 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to earn a 31- 17 Colonial Athletic Association football victory over the University of Maine at Fitzpatrick Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Charlie Lindgren made 38 saves in his first career shutout, helping the Montreal Canadiens beat Corey Crawford and the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 on Sunday night.
There was little reason to believe that Brunswick had a chance as the high school Class B North regional football semifinal headed to the fourth quarter Friday night.
Carson Wentz tossed four touchdown passes, Corey Clement had three scores, and the Philadelphia Eagles routed the Denver Broncos 51-23 on Sunday.
The Eagles (8-1) dismantled the league’s top-ranked defense, racking up 419 yards, to win their seventh straight game and head into a bye week with the best record in the NFL.
President Donald Trump on Monday refused to rule out eventual military action against North Korea and declared that the United States “will not stand” for Pyongyang menacing America or its allies.
The U.N.’s weather and climate agency says 2017 is set to become the hottest year on record aside from those impacted by the El Nino phenomenon.
LISBON FALLS — Paul Eugene Medlen ,79, of Lisbon Falls, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born on June 12, 1938, in Flat Rock, Illinois, to Ralph Ted Medlen and Rebecca Edith Medlen.
AUBURN — Kenneth P. Husman 52, died Wednesday November 1, 2017 at Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice in Auburn. Kenneth was born May 7, 1965 in Portsmouth, VA to Donald L. and Betty Jane (Pimmel) Husman. Kenneth graduated from Brunswick High School with the class of 1983. He has been a resident of Auburn since 1996, and had been employed for 25 years with Gilman Electric.
In a place where political contests are virtually unknown, the campaign signs offer the latest hint that a polygamous group is losing its grip on this remote red rock community straddling the Utah-Arizona border.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.
Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam both claim momentum is on their side with one day to go before Election Day in Virginia’s high-stakes, closely watched race for governor.
The candidates are racing across the state today after a weekend spent trying to rally supporters ahead of the Tuesday vote.
[img_assist|nid=1183871|title=|desc= CARRIE MATULA embraces a woman after a fatal shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday, in the photo on the left by Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman (via AP). Matula said she heard the shooting from the gas station where she works a block away.