American Legion


Bangor Coffee News ousted from American Legion regional

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 06, 2017, at 2:55 p.m.
Shrewsbury Post 97 rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Bangor Coffee News Comrades in an elimination game of the American Legion baseball Northeast regional tournament Saturday.

Bangor Coffee News rallies past NH to stay alive in American Legion regional tourney

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 04, 2017, at 6:59 p.m.
Bangor Coffee News, which scored a 6-3 victory over Rochester, will finish no worse than fourth in the eight-team event that concludes Sunday.

Massachusetts tops Bangor at Senior Legion regional

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 03, 2017, at 8:47 p.m.

Junior Legion regional set for Bangor’s Mansfield Stadium

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 03, 2017, at 12:44 p.m.
Junior Legion is a relatively new division of youth baseball in Maine.

Bangor Coffee News tops Vermont in American Legion Northeast regional opener

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 02, 2017, at 2:09 p.m.
The game ended after seven innings under the 10-run rule.

American Legion baseball all-stars

on July 30, 2017, at 8:59 p.m.
Bangor Coffee News pitcher Jesse Colford throws a pitch against Pastime during their American Legion baseball state tournament game last season in Augusta. On Sunday, Colford led Bangor by Yankee Ford, 9-4, to win the American Legion baseball state title at Husson University in Bangor.

Bangor Coffee News tops Yankee Ford for third state Legion title in four years

By Ernie Clark on July 30, 2017, at 8:49 p.m.

Coastal Landscape surges past Bangor Coffee News, forces three-way battle for Legion title

By Ernie Clark on July 29, 2017, at 8:50 p.m.

Bangor Coffee News shuts out Yankee Ford to stay unbeaten at Legion states

By Ernie Clark on July 28, 2017, at 9:59 p.m.

Bessey Motors, Coastal Landscape pick up wins at Legion tourney

on July 28, 2017, at 8:53 p.m.

South Portland team eliminates Brewer in Legion baseball state tourney

on July 27, 2017, at 9:03 p.m.
Hunter Richardson allowed one run on three hits over eight-plus innings as Pastime of South Portland eliminated the Brewer Falcons, 8-1, in the American Legion baseball state tourney at Husson University’s Winkin Complex on Thursday.

Bangor’s Farnham shuts down Bessey Motors in state Legion tourney

By Randy Whitehouse, Sun Journal on July 27, 2017, at 8:43 p.m.
Gary Farnham wanted badly to finish what he started. Only the American Legion’s new pitch count rule could stop him.
Sam Huston (right) of Coffee News Comrades of Bangor throws to first to attempt a double play after forcing out Skowhegan's Chase Malloy at second base during a Zone 1 American Legion baseball tourney game in 2016.

‘We’re not going anywhere:’ Maine American Legion baseball perseveres amid dwindling participation

By Ernie Clark on July 26, 2017, at 1 a.m.
While the top tier of Maine’s American Legion baseball teams seems as rich as ever, there is concern with the program’s foundation.
Old Town's Ethan Stoddard looks to first before pitching to Hermon during a baseball game in May. Stoddard, who plays American Legion ball for the Coffee News Comrades of Bangor, has been named the Zone 1 player of the year.

Stoddard, Guerrette garner top Zone 1 honors

By Ernie Clark on July 25, 2017, at 10:06 a.m.

Bangor Coffee News, Brewer clinch American Legion state tourney berths

By Ernie Clark on July 22, 2017, at 7:49 p.m.

‘Next generation’ leads Bangor on American Legion title quest

By Ernie Clark on July 20, 2017, at 1:48 p.m.
“We’ve had some really good players come through the program, but this is the next generation,” said Bangor Coffee News head coach Dave Morris.

2017 Zone 1 American Legion baseball schedule

on July 10, 2017, at 8:05 p.m.

Local harness racing, American Legion baseball, all-stars, road racing

on July 05, 2017, at 5:03 p.m.

Guerrette leads Riverdogs by Skowhegan

on June 18, 2017, at 9:01 p.m.

Bangor to host New England Junior Legion baseball tourney

By Ernie Clark on June 09, 2017, at 4:20 p.m.
The New England Zone 1 Junior Legion championships, an eight-team, three-day event, is scheduled to be played Aug. 4-6.