Joe McLaughlin

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Sports briefs for July 17, 2016

By Joe McLaughlin on July 17, 2016, at 9:09 p.m.
Alabama offensive lineman Taylor arrested for DWI Alabama offensive lineman Alphonse Taylor was arrested for driving while intoxicated Sunday, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office. Taylor’s bond was set at $1,000, according to multiple outlets. The 6-foot-5, 345-pound senior from Mobile, Ala., started each of the Crimson Tide’s 15 …
Marcel Bastide of Orrington is training on Maine roads in an attempt to qualify for a world cycling competition in France in 2017.

Orrington cyclist training on Maine roads with sights on world competition

By Joe McLaughlin on July 10, 2016, at 7:16 p.m.
He will bypass the 2016 championships to concentrate on the 2017 event.
Andy Murray reacts during his match against Milos Raonic in the men's Wimbledon championship Sunday in London.

Tearful Murray wins second Wimbledon title

By Martyn Herman, Reuters on July 10, 2016, at 4:52 p.m.
LONDON — Cometh the hour, cometh the man — Andy Murray proved himself the bastion of British tennis once again as he outclassed Canadian powerhouse Milos Raonic to claim a second Wimbledon title in masterful fashion on Sunday. Three years after a nation held its breath, more in hope than …

Sports briefs for July 1, 2016

By Joe McLaughlin on July 01, 2016, at 7:45 p.m.
Bruins sign Backes to five-year, $30 million deal The Boston Bruins signed center David Backes to a five-year, $30 million deal shortly after Friday’s free-agency frenzy began. The 32-year-old Backes departed the St. Louis Blues as a free agent after 10 seasons. He had 21 points and 24 assists last …
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A coaching legend visited the Bangor Auditorium in December of 1990

on June 28, 2016, at 11:42 p.m.
When University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt brought her Lady Vols to Bangor, Maine, on Dec. 13, 1990, she was already a coaching legend. Summitt had guided her teams to 16 straight winning seasons since taking over the program in the 1974-75 season and had already won two …

Sports briefs for June 28, 2016

By Joe McLaughlin on June 28, 2016, at 8:10 p.m.
Two Sea Dogs selected to All-Star Futures Game PORTLAND | Portland Sea Dogs’ second baseman Yoan Moncada and outfielder Andrew Benintendi have been selected to participate in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on July 10 at Petco Park in San Diego. Moncada, 21, was selected to join the World …

Brewer American Legion baseball 6 at Post 51 7

By Joe McLaughlin on June 22, 2016, at 10 a.m.
At Colby College in Waterville, Jared Cunningham singled home Trevor Gettig with two outs in the bottom of the 13th inning, lifting Post 51 of Oakland to a season-opening Zone 1 victory over Brewer. Derek Bowen tripled, singled and drove in a run for the winners, while Jacob Trask singled …

Skowhegan American Legion baseball 1 at Bangor 4

By David Morris on June 20, 2016, at 9:33 p.m.
At Mansfield Stadium in Bangor, Peter Kemble, Brian Pierce and Jesse Colford combined to limit Skowhegan to one run to lead Bangor’s Coffee News to a Zone 1 Senior American Legion victory. Kemble earned the win as he went the first five innings and struck out eight while giving up …

Penquis American Legion baseball at Acadians (Awaiting score)

By Joe McLaughlin on June 20, 2016, at 5 p.m.

Motor City American Legion baseball 4 at R.H. Foster 14

By Joe McLaughlin on June 20, 2016, at 5 p.m.
At Hampden, Zach Nash drove in three runs with two singles and Andrew Gendreau pitched seven innings to carry host R.H. Foster to a Zone 1 Senior American Legion Baseball win. Troy Reynolds struck out six in two innings of relief for R.H. Foster, which received three hits from Tyler …

Madawaska Softball 1 at Stearns 12

By Joe McLaughlin on June 15, 2016, at 8:30 p.m.

Richmond Softball at Buckfield (Awaiting score)

By Joe McLaughlin on June 15, 2016, at 7 p.m.

Freeport Baseball 3 at Cape Elizabeth 1

By Joe McLaughlin on June 15, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.

Hermon Baseball 0 at Old Town 2

By Joe McLaughlin on June 15, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.
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Greely Softball 3 at York 4

By Joe McLaughlin on June 15, 2016, at 3:30 p.m.

Valley Baseball 2 at Searsport 6

By Joe McLaughlin on June 15, 2016, at 3 p.m.

Fort Fairfield Baseball 2 at Penobscot Valley 3

By Joe McLaughlin on June 15, 2016, at 3 p.m.

Old Town Softball 2 at Winslow 1

By Joe McLaughlin on June 15, 2016, at 3 p.m.

Highview Christian Softball 5 at Madawaska 10

By Matthew Rossignol on June 14, 2016, at 7 p.m.
At Madawaska, Desiree Belanger slammed a two-run triple en route to a victory for the No. 3 Owls over No. 10 Highview Christian Academy in a Class D North semifinal. Madawaska advanced to Wednesday’s championship at 7 p.m. against top-ranked Stearns of Millinocket at Coffin Field in Brewer. Aspen Cote …

Lisbon Softball 0 at Madison 12

By Joe McLaughlin on June 14, 2016, at 7 p.m.