David Barber

Asst. Sports Editor

 
Alexa Grindle of Brewer High School sets up before delivering a pitch against Messalonskee in Oakland on Friday, May 3, 2013. Grindle is looking at her catcher and has both feet on the rubber. Consequently, she can have her hands together and avoid an illegal-pitch call.

Illegal-pitch calls didn’t bother Old Town softball senior Kendra Hayward

By Dave Barber on May 08, 2013, at 11:57 a.m.
Mattanawcook Academy's Nicole Ryder (right) makes the pickoff catch as Calais's Miranda Moffett dives late to first base during the game in Lincoln Monday.

Calais downs Mattanawcook in matchup of unbeaten softball teams

By Dave Barber on May 06, 2013, at 8:14 p.m.

Big innings power Hermon softball past Central

By Dave Barber on May 04, 2013, at 8:29 p.m.

Brewer softball remains undefeated with win over Messalonskee

By Dave Barber on May 03, 2013, at 8:04 p.m.
Old Town's Kelsey Heseltine (right) slides to second base beating the tag by Ellsworth's Hailee Lancley during the game in Ellsworth Thursday.

Speed final key to power Old Town softball past Ellsworth

By Dave Barber on May 02, 2013, at 8 p.m.
Larry Brooks (left), Mike LaChance (center) and Kolby Brooks relax on the new couches at Pine Hill Golf Club in Brewer. Larry Brooks is the father of Jason Brooks, who is leasing Pine Hill Golf Club along with fiancee Katie LaChance, Mike LaChance's daughter. Kolby Brooks is Jason Brooks' son.

Pine Hill Golf Club lessees seeing work pay off; number of members up dramatically

By Dave Barber on April 30, 2013, at 8:47 p.m.

Penobscot Valley softball rolls to 16-1 victory over Bangor Christian

By Dave Barber on April 26, 2013, at 7:57 p.m.
Bangor's Skylar Cassum winds up a pitch against Brewer on Wednesday, April 24, 2013.

Bangor High softball team young, athletic, competitive and improving daily, says coach

By Dave Barber on April 25, 2013, at 7:48 p.m.

Penquis’ Larson to play women’s basketball at Central Maine Community College

By Dave Barber on April 25, 2013, at 7:24 p.m.
Bangor's Emily Reilly makes contact with a pitch against Brewer onon Wednesday, April 24, 2013.

Houp’s RBI single triggers Brewer softball victory over rival Bangor

By Dave Barber on April 24, 2013, at 8:48 p.m.
Brewer High School softball player Emily Gilmore during practice in Brewer.

Witches off to strong start in pursuit of East Class A title after two near misses

By Dave Barber on April 24, 2013, at 7:49 p.m.
Old Town pitcher Kendra Hayward winds up a pitch against Hermon on Tuesday, April 23, 2013.

Old Town holds off Hermon in big Class B softball matchup

By Dave Barber on April 23, 2013, at 8:42 p.m.
LPGA Legends Tour golfer Sherri Turner acknowledges applause at the Hannaford Community Challenge Tournament in Falmouth on Sunday June 24, 2012. Turner won, coming in six under par.

LPGA Legends Tour golf event returning to Maine in September

By Dave Barber on April 22, 2013, at 7:35 p.m.
Senior pitcher Rachel Frye is shown last year.

Star pitcher is early key as Oceanside softball undergoes makeover

By Dave Barber on April 18, 2013, at 10:52 p.m.

Grover home run gives Oceanside softball 7-5 win over Nokomis

By Dave Barber on April 17, 2013, at 5:06 p.m.

Bangor, Pine Hill, Barnes Brook golf courses to open; Dexter also open

By Dave Barber on April 16, 2013, at 10:12 p.m.

Marshwood sophomore earns national wrestling title

By Dave Barber on April 16, 2013, at 9:47 p.m.
The Bangor Christian High School baseball team celebrate after defeating the Buckfield High School baseball team to win the state Class D championship in Bangor on Saturday, June 16, 2012.

Bangor Christian eyes new ‘D’ baseball title quest

By Dave Barber on April 16, 2013, at 6:28 p.m.
Heath Cowan

Skowhegan seeking two high school varsity basketball coaches

By Dave Barber on April 16, 2013, at 6:25 p.m.

Red Sox’ Joel Hanrahan shelved with hamstring issue

By Dave Barber on April 15, 2013, at 10 p.m.