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April 30-May 1, 2011, Local Sports Results

By Alex Barber on May 01, 2011, at 11:59 p.m.
WEEKEND’S RESULTS HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Saturday’s Results Calais 13-11, Hodgdon 4-0 Ellsworth 11-16, Caribou 8-1 Greenville 7-11, Forest Hills 4-10 Houlton 6-12, Fort Kent 3-7 Jonesport-Beals 25, East Grand 12 Katahdin 18, Schenck 7 Old Town 7, Mattanawcook 1 SOFTBALL Saturday’s Results Brewer 8, Mt. Blue 0 Calais 26-25, Hodgdon …

High school roundup: McKay, Shaw lead MDI softball sweep

on May 01, 2011, at 11:42 p.m.
BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island Trojans got dominant pitching efforts out of Jamie McKay and Hannah Shaw to knock off Presque Isle 7-2 and 5-2 in a Saturday high school softball doubleheader. In the first game, McKay pitched a three-hitter while striking out 12 batters and walking just …

Husson women win league lacrosse title

on May 01, 2011, at 11:03 p.m.
BANGOR — The Husson University women won their second straight North Atlantic Conference East Division title with a come-from-behind, 13-9 lacrosse victory over Thomas College of Waterville Sunday. On Saturday, the Eagles knocked off the University of Maine-Farmington 14-2 at Boucher Field in an opening round game. On Sunday, Megan …

Husson softball wins 3rd straight title

on May 01, 2011, at 10:08 p.m.
BANGOR — Husson University won its third straight North Atlantic Conference softball championship and a spot in the national tournament with a 6-0 victory over the University of Maine-Farmington behind solid pitching and an MVP effort out of Dottie Cameron. Kody Lyon pitched a three-hit shutout while getting five strikeouts …

Watson edges Simpson to win Zurich Classic

By BRETT MARTEL, The Associated Press on May 01, 2011, at 9:34 p.m.
AVONDALE, La. — Bubba Watson has been working on becoming a better man. He figures he’s probably a better player because of it. Earlier in his career, a double bogey in the middle of a hotly contested final round might have knocked the combustible Watson off his game. Not anymore. …

Hamlin takes confidence from 2nd-place finish

By JENNA FRYER, The Associated Press on May 01, 2011, at 9:15 p.m.
RICHMOND, Va. — Denny Hamlin, in desperate need of a victory, had no issues with settling for second behind teammate Kyle Busch at Richmond International Raceway. Why not? The start of the season has been so bad for Hamlin, an eight-race winner last season and the runner-up to Jimmie Johnson …

Lowrie, Crawford deliver win for Red Sox in 9th

By JIMMY GOLEN, The Associated Press on May 01, 2011, at 9:06 p.m.
BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox ripped a page off the calendar and talked about putting their miserable April behind them. No one wanted to forget the opening month more than Carl Crawford. The Red Sox leftfielder singled to score Jed Lowrie from third and break a ninth-inning tie on …

Round 1 to Wade and the Heat, 99-90 over Celtics

By TIM REYNOLDS, The Associated Press on May 01, 2011, at 7:05 p.m.
MIAMI — Dwyane Wade knew his regular-season numbers against Boston were lacking. He also knew that wouldn’t matter in the playoffs. And Game 1 — which seemed more like Round 1 — of what’s already an emotionally charged series went to Wade and the Miami Heat. Wade scored 38 points …

Beathem pitches Husson to NEAC East title

By Larry Mahoney on May 01, 2011, at 7 p.m.
BANGOR — Husson University senior righthander Dan Beatham of Dexter has had his ups and downs during his career. But he couldn’t have picked a better time to throw a masterpiece. Beatham pitched a complete-game six-hitter, striking out six and walking two, to lead the Eagles to a 3-1 victory …

Bulls’ Thibodeau wins Coach of the Year

By ANDREW SELIGMAN, The Associated Press on May 01, 2011, at 6:10 p.m.
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Tom Thibodeau waited about two decades to become an NBA head coach. It didn’t take him long to be recognized as one of the best once he got the chance. Thibodeau is the NBA’s Coach of the Year after leading the Chicago Bulls to 62 wins in …

Novak Djokovic wins Serbia Open title

The Associated Press on May 01, 2011, at 6:09 p.m.
BELGRADE, Serbia — Novak Djokovic defeated Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (4), 6-2 on Sunday to win the Serbia Open for his fifth title and 27th straight victory this season. The Australian Open champion was not always at his best in a match often played in rain and had six double faults. …

Monday could be critical day for NFL labor

By BARRY WILNER, The Associated Press on May 01, 2011, at 6:08 p.m.
NEW YORK — If these are not fun times for football fans, they are captivating days for lawyers. The NFL lockout is back in force after a short hiatus last week. A St. Louis appeals court could determine as early as Monday whether the league deserves a permanent stay of …

Sold-out crowd packs Portland armory for first MMA event in Maine

By Alex Barber on May 01, 2011, at 4:35 p.m.
PORTLAND — The Mixed Martial Arts era in Maine has officially arrived. And with big success. A sold-out crowd of more than 2,000 people packed into the Stevens Avenue Armory for the first sanctioned MMA event in state history Saturday night. “The Maine Event” was co-promoted by Massachusetts-based Cage Fighting …

Banged-up UMaine football team ends spring season with practice session

By Pete Warner on May 01, 2011, at 2:03 p.m.
ORONO — The Jeff Cole Spring Scrimmage serves as the exclamation point to the spring season for the University of Maine football team. Saturday’s seventh annual Cole scrimmage punctuated spring 2011 with a simple period. With the Black Bears riddled by injuries, particularly at the linebacker position, coach Jack Cosgrove …
 
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