The Brewer vs. Skowhegan football recap

on Sept. 24, 2016, at 10:46 p.m.
Brewer improves to 4-0 while Skowhegan falls to 3-1.

Husson football team shuts out Alfred State; MMA falls to MIT

on Sept. 24, 2016, at 9:24 p.m.
BANGOR | Obie Christmas rushed for two touchdowns and John Smith compiled 153 yards on the ground as Husson University used a balanced attack to defeat Alfred State 35-0 at the Winkin Complex on Saturday. The 2-1 Eagles raced out to a 28-0 lead at halftime and did not …

Allain powers undefeated Hermon girls past Caribou

By Kevin Sjoberg, Aroostook Republican & News on Sept. 24, 2016, at 9:09 p.m.
Junior Alex Allain had a hand in all the goals, scoring twice and assisting on another, to lead Hermon past Caribou 3-1 in a girls soccer showdown Saturday afternoon at Caribou High School. It was the Hawks’ sixth victory of the season without a loss, while Caribou …

Brewer vs. Skowhegan football recap

on Sept. 24, 2016, at 3:42 p.m.
Brewer improves to 4-0 while Skowhegan falls to 3-1.

Hampden football eludes feisty Mt. Blue

By Tony Blasi, Sun Journal on Sept. 24, 2016, at 12:47 p.m.
It has been a football season of “almosts” and “what ifs” for the Mt. Blue Cougars.
Edward Little's Piper Norcross takes a shot on Camden Hills' goalie Isabelle Lang, right, during the first half of Friday's game in Auburn. The shot sailed just over the net, resulting in a goal kick for Camden Hills.

Camden Hills girls soccer team surges past Edward Little

By Nathan Fournier, Sun Journal on Sept. 24, 2016, at 12:29 p.m.
“What we look for is utilizing all of our positions to build an attack,” Camden Hills coach Meredith Messer said. “Our forwards up front with their speed — those are key players. Our midfielders as well … they do a nice job serving the ball to them.”
Brunswick High School's Christian Glover (5) and teammate Sawyer Nicholson (obscured) chase down Hampden Academy's Lucas Flanagan (16) during a Class A North soccer match in Brunswick on Friday night. The Dragons won 6-1.

Brunswick boys soccer team hit stride in handling Hampden

By Christian Sandler, Times Record on Sept. 24, 2016, at 11:50 a.m.
It has only been two weeks since their heartbreaking overtime loss to rival Mt. Ararat of Topsham, but the Brunswick High School boys soccer team is a different team.
University of Maine's Darian Davis-Ray runs up field past James Madison during their football game at Alfond Stadium in Orono Saturday.

James Madison wears down mistake-prone UMaine football team

By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 24, 2016, at 11:42 a.m.
ORONO, Maine —- In a close game, the team more used to winning is the one that finds ways to make pivotal plays down the stretch. That was the case at Alfond Stadium on Saturday afternoon as 11th-ranked James Madison University converted two interceptions into long touchdown runs by the …
Bangor's Luke Tuell (left) is hit by Lewiston's Tanner Cortes and fumbles the football during their football game at Cameron Stadium in Bangor on Friday.

Reserve punt returner powers Lewiston past Bangor

By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 24, 2016, at 8:26 a.m.
Lewiston High School senior split end-defensive back Desmond Jackson isn’t the regular Blue Devil punt returner.

Brewer football team outlasts Skowhegan to stay undefeated

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 24, 2016, at 8:22 a.m.
Brewer and Skowhegan didn’t exactly put on a defensive clinic on Friday night, but the Witches’ Trey Wood was their best defense in the fourth quarter.

National Football League roundup

By Reuters on Sept. 24, 2016, at 8:18 a.m.
Tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers within hours of being released from jail on Friday. Seferian-Jenkins, 23, was arrested early Friday morning and charged with driving under the influence. “We are very disappointed in today’s news,” Bucs general manager Jason Licht said in a statement. …
Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts (50), first baseman Hanley Ramirez (13) and teammates congratulate each other after they beat the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, Friday night.

Ortiz powers Red Sox past Rays for ninth straight win

By The Sports Xchange on Sept. 23, 2016, at 11:21 p.m.
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — The Boston Red Sox won their ninth straight game on Friday night, getting a first-inning home run from David Ortiz and letting it stand in a 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Ortiz, greeted to cheers in his final series at the …

Friday’s harness racing

on Sept. 23, 2016, at 9:20 p.m.
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Local Sports Results for Sept. 23, 2016

on Sept. 23, 2016, at 9:18 p.m.
Results Friday’s Results HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Belfast 34, John Bapst 8 Bonny Eagle 52, Massabesic 6 Brewer 54, Skowhegan 41 Brunswick 42, Messalonskee 0Story continues below advertisement. Cape Elizabeth 42, Freeport 6 Cheverus 17, Edward Little 14 Deering 42, South Portland 12 Ellsworth 34, Washington Acad. 28 (OT) Falmouth 22, …

Weekend Maine high school football scores

on Sept. 23, 2016, at 8:23 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL Saturday’s Results Biddeford 20, Westbrook 7 Gardiner 21, Nokomis 19 Kennebunk 35, York 6 Morse 26, Noble 21Story continues below advertisement. Oak Hill 21, Medomak Valley 0 Thornton Acad. 17, Windham 13 Traip Acad. 41, Maranacook 16 Friday’s Results Belfast 34, John Bapst 8 Bonny Eagle 52, Massabesic …

Watch live the Brewer-Skowhegan high school football game

on Sept. 23, 2016, at 6:08 p.m.
The 3-0 Brewer Witches, the 2015 Class B North runners-up, clash with undefeated Skowhegan (3-0) at 7 p.m.

TV, radio schedule for Sept 24-25, 2016

on Sept. 23, 2016, at 6:03 p.m.
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UMaine men, New Hampshire women victorious at cross country meet

on Sept. 23, 2016, at 5:50 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine men and University of New Hampshire women used a common denominator in their victories in an America East dual cross-country meet Friday afternoon. Pack power. Led by senior Jesse Orach’s first-place finish and four other Black Bears finishing in the top six, coach …
Wide receiver Micah Wright, pictured making a diving catch during a game in 2015, returns to action after a two-game suspension as the University of Maine faces James Madison University on Saturday at Alfond Stadium in Orono.

Suspended wideout returns as UMaine hosts James Madison

By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 23, 2016, at 5:08 p.m.
A well-rested University of Maine football team welcomes top receiver Micah Wright back into its lineup.
Brewer High football coach Nick Arthers goes over a play with his team during practice in this August 2015 file photo.

Interview with Brewer football coach, assistant coach

on Sept. 23, 2016, at 2:55 p.m.
A Bangor Daily News exclusive interview with Brewer football coach Nick Arthers and assistant coach Butch Arthers.