BRUNSWICK — The Mt. Ararat seventh-grade boys basketball team earned a 50- 40 win over “Battle of the Bridge” rival Brunswick on Thursday.
With a lot of heal points on the line, the Freeport High School boys basketball team knew a win over rival Yarmouth was worth a lot.
While the game was there for the taking, the Falcons failed to capitalize, dropping a 43-36 loss in a Western Maine Conference clash on Friday.
With one quarter remaining, Eagles players on the field and sideline already were dancing.
A bit later, after their stunning and resounding 38- 7 rout of the Minnesota Vikings earned them the NFC championship, they listened as nearly 70,000 made the Linc shake with “Fly Eagles Fly.”
Hey Philly, you’re in the Super Bowl.
It may have not been the “cleanest” played game by nine-win Freeport, but in the end, the Falcons did what they needed to do to earn a 46-36 victory over Yarmouth in girls high school basketball play on Friday.
The two Western Maine Conference foes battled in a tight game that saw the home team pull away in the fourth quarter for the win.
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Vice President Mike Pence kicked off his visit to Israel with a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this morning in which he said it was an honor to be in “Israel’s capital, Jerusalem.”
BEIRUT (AP) — Intense clashes erupted today as Turkish troops and their allies advanced on a Kurdish enclave in Syria, the third day of the Ankara offensive aimed at ousting the U.S.- backed Kurdish militia from the area, the militia and a war monitoring group said.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The gradual repatriation of more than 680,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, scheduled to begin Tuesday, has been delayed amid widespread fears that refugees would be forced to return, a Bangladesh official said today.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Just a few years ago, she was reportedly executed by a North Korean firing squad. Now, Pyongyang’s top pop diva is a senior ruling party official and a surprise headliner in the run-up to the South Korean Winter Olympics.
NEW YORK ( AP) — Among the many promises Donald Trump made a year ago to assure people he wouldn’t profit off his presidency, one stood out for its boldness: A pledge to donate the profits from any foreign governments staying in his namesake hotels to the U.S. Treasury.
The government shutdown is set to sow more disruption and political peril today after the Senate inched closer but ultimately fell short of an agreement that would have reopened federal agencies before the beginning of the workweek.
Margaret Rockwell Finch, well known to her many friends as “Maggie,” passed away peacefully Sunday, January 14th 2018 at St. Joseph’s Manor in Portland, after having lived life to the fullest. Her residence of many years was the oldest house in Bath, known as King’s Landing (the King’s Dock).
With a still undetermined awards race and an industry undergoing tectonic shifts with the Me Too and Time’s Up movements, awards shows have become canaries in the coal mine.
DRESDEN — Alberta R. Cope, 81, of Indian Road, passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.
She was born in Bath, ME on November 21, 1936, the first daughter of five girls, to Albert R. and Gladys I. Richard.
WOOLWICH — Gloria J. Brawn, 74, of Brawn Drive died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.
She was born in Houlton on January 9, 1944, a daughter of Leland and Marjorie (Ruth) Irish.