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Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) reacts towards the crowd during the second half against the Charlotte Hornets at TD Garden.

Thomas’ late magic guides Celtics past Hornets

By The Sports Xchange on Jan. 17, 2017, at 6:37 a.m.
Isaiah Thomas warmed up with 18 points in the first three quarters and then did his usual fourth-quarter thing, powering his Boston Celtics to a 108-98 victory over Charlotte that sent the Hornets to their fifth straight loss Monday night.
RUNNER'S HIGH

Race of The Month: The Robert Burns 10K

on Jan. 16, 2017, at 11:30 p.m.
FAST BREAKS

Bangor girls showing dramatic improvement

on Jan. 16, 2017, at 11:30 p.m.
Stearns head coach Nick Cullen celebrates during the Class D North state softball championship game at Coffin Field in Brewer in this June 2016 file photo.

Stearns girls basketball coach placed on paid administrative leave

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 16, 2017, at 9:39 p.m.
“He is on paid administrative leave until we can complete an investigation,” Millinocket Superintendent of Schools Frank Boynton said.

High school skiing results

on Jan. 16, 2017, at 8:56 p.m.

UMaine-Hartford women’s basketball sum

on Jan. 16, 2017, at 8:24 p.m.

14th Annual Save Our Swinging Bridge 5K Run/Walk and 2K Family Walk

By Nancy Randolph on Jan. 16, 2017, at 6:31 p.m.
The University of Maine's Fanny Wadling (left) goes up for a shot over Hartford's Alyssa Reaves (right) and Kelly Douglass during the game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Monday.

UMaine women’s basketball team surges past Hartford

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 16, 2017, at 3:55 p.m.
University of Maine defeated Hartford 73-62 on Monday afternoon at the Cross Insurance Center.
University of Maine's Vincent Eze (center) goes up strong for two past Stony Brook's Jakub Petras (left) and Michael Almonacy during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Saturday.

Dismal shooting dooms UMaine men’s basketball team in loss at Hartford

By Ryan McLaughlin on Jan. 16, 2017, at 3:42 p.m.
Poor shooting helped spell disaster for the University of Maine men’s basketball team on Monday afternoon.
Bangor celebrates after finding out they placed second during the Class A cheerleading championship at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Feb. 6, 2016. Lewiston placed first.

Bangor, Medomak Valley capture KVAC cheering titles

By Ryan McLaughlin on Jan. 16, 2017, at 3:05 p.m.
Next up are the Maine Principals’ Association regional championships on Saturday, Jan. 28.
FAST BREAKS
Bailey Donovan of Hampden Academy (right), pictured being pressures by Lawrence's Camryn Caldwell during a Class A North semifinal last season, helped lead the Broncos to an upset victory over Nokomis of Newport on Saturday.

Hampden win over Nokomis highlights Saturday of prime girls basketball matchups

on Jan. 16, 2017, at 2:29 p.m.

Thornton Academy senior wins Fitzpatrick Trophy

By Ryan McLaughlin on Jan. 16, 2017, at 1:48 p.m.
Thornton Academy senior Mike Laverriere was awarded the coveted James J. Fitzpatrick Trophy on Sunday at an awards presentation in Portland.
THE DRIVE

How bout them Cowboys?

on Jan. 16, 2017, at 1:11 p.m.
Le'Veon Bell of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks upfield for running room against the Kansas City Chiefs during the AFC Divisional Playoff game on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Steelers won 18-16.

Boswell boots Steelers past Chiefs, into AFC title game

By Bob Gretz, The Sports Xchange on Jan. 16, 2017, at 12:01 p.m.
Sarah Stoddard (center) of East Grand School goes up for a shot during a game against Hodgdon earlier this season. Stoddard scored her 1,000th career point on Jan. 10 at Danforth.  
Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times

East Grand senior scores 1,000th career point

By Joseph Cyr, Houlton Pioneer Times on Jan. 16, 2017, at 11:48 a.m.
OFF THE RIM

Negatives could become positives for UMaine basketball teams

on Jan. 16, 2017, at 11:39 a.m.

Packers win thriller vs. Cowboys to advance to NFC Championship

By The Sports Xchange on Jan. 15, 2017, at 9:39 p.m.

Inconsistent Bears face challenge against Hartford

on Jan. 15, 2017, at 8:08 p.m.

Stony Brook, UMaine women’s sum

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 15, 2017, at 4:55 p.m.
UP NORTH MOTORSPORTS

Maine Racers Warm It Up at Daytona International Speedway

on Jan. 15, 2017, at 4:54 p.m.