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Hermon’s Mark Mailloux makes a running catch for an out against Old Town during the Class B North championship game at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor in this June 2016 file photo. Mailloux, playing for Bronco-Hermon, made a diving catch in a Senior League World Series game Sunday night at Mansfield that was shown during the Top 10 plays segment on ESPN’s “Sportscenter."

Hermon outfielder’s catch earns spot on ‘SportsCenter’ Top 10 plays

By Pete Warner on Aug. 02, 2016, at 4:53 p.m.
“You go to the ball and do your job, catch it. I was going toward the ball and laid out and ended up landing on the warning track.”

Local sports results for Aug. 1, 2016Senior League World Series scores, schedule

on Aug. 01, 2016, at 9:38 p.m.
SLWS At Mansfield Stadium, Bangor Sunday, July 31 G1: U.S. Central 6, Europe-Africa 0 G2: U.S. Southeast 4, U.S. East 3 G3: Maine District 3 9, U.S. Southwest 8 G4: Latin America 8, Canada 0Story continues below advertisement. Monday, Aug. 1 G5: U.S. Central 13, Asia-Pacific 8 G6: U.S. West …

Local sports results for July 30-31, 2016

on July 31, 2016, at 9:35 p.m.
Senior League WORLD SERIES At Mansfield Stadium, Bangor Sunday, July 31 G1: U.S. Central 6, Europe-Africa 0 G2: U.S. Southeast 4, U.S. East 3 G3: Maine District 3 9, U.S. Southwest 8 G4: Latin America vs. Canada, 8 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Monday, Aug. 1 G5: Asia-Pacific vs. U.S. Central, …

Yankee Ford ends Bangor Coffee News’ two-year title run

By Ernie Clark on July 31, 2016, at 8:34 p.m.
Yankee Ford ended Bangor Coffee News’ two-year hold on the championship trophy Sunday, when two Bangor coaches were ejected, with an emotional 5-4 victory over the Comrades at Morton Field — aided by a leading star turned unsung hero.

Bangor to play in Legion baseball state final Sunday

on July 30, 2016, at 8:45 p.m.
AUGUSTA | The Coffee News Comrades of Bangor suffered their first loss in the American Legion baseball state tourney Saturday but will still play for its third straight title on Sunday. Bangor entered the fourth day of the tourney on Saturday as the only remaining unbeaten team with a …

Local sports results for July 29, 2016

on July 29, 2016, at 9:56 p.m.
Track and field USATF 14&U Meet At Old Town High School (Shortened by rain) Girls teams: Bangor Rec, Blue Hill Peninsula, Brewer Rec, Central TC, Foxcroft TC, Hampden Rec, Lincoln Rec, Old Town TC, Red Riot (Orono) TC, Pittsfeld TC 800M Race Walk — 8-under: 1, Addie Trefts, OTTC, 6:26.10. …
Kyle Stevenson of Bangor's Coffee News slides into home plate against Rogers Post in the fifth inning during their American Legion state tournament baseball game Friday at Morton Field in Augusta.

Bangor’s Coffee News rolls to third win at Legion state tourney

By Tony Blasi, Sun Journal on July 29, 2016, at 9:56 p.m.
The Bangor-based Coffee News Comrades took Rogers Post out for a walk with a lopsided 14-3 victory.
Ryan Brookings (left) of Coffee News slides into home safely while Pastime catcher Brock Belanger awaits a throw during their American Legion baseball state tournament game on Thursday at Morton Field in Augusta.

Bangor’s Coffee News silences previously unbeaten Lewiston in tourney

By Wil Kramlich, Sun Journal on July 28, 2016, at 7:50 p.m.
The win advances the 20-5 Comrades to a winners’ bracket game at 3:30 p.m. Friday against the winner of a matchup between Yankee Ford of South Portland and Rogers Post of Auburn.
Peter Kemble of the Coffee News Comrades of Bangor pitches against Skowhegan during the Zone 1 American Legion baseball tournament on Friday night at Husson University's Winkin Complex.

Two-time champion Coffee News seeks American Legion tourney crown

By Ernie Clark on July 25, 2016, at 3:44 p.m.
Coffee News seeks to become the first team to win three straight state Legion titles since Nova Seafood of Portland won four in a row between 2001 and 2004.

Local sports results for July 23-24, 2016

on July 24, 2016, at 9:55 p.m.
Legion Baseball Zone 1 Tournament At Husson University, Bangor Thursday, June 21 P1: No. 4 Skowhegan 2, No. 5 Brewer 1 P2: No. 6 Acadians 2, No. 3 Hampden 1 Friday, June 22 G1: No. 2 Bangor Coffee News 7, No. 4 Skowhegan 6 G2: No. 1 Post 51 Oakland …
Sam Huston of the Coffee News Comrades of Bangor catches a throw to force out a Skowhegan runner at first base during the Zone 1 American Legion baseball tournament on Friday night at Husson University's Winkin Complex.  Bangor won 7-6 and beat Skowhegan again on Sunday, 5-2, to capture the Zone 1 title.

Bangor Coffee News tops Skowhegan for first Zone 1 title since 2012

By Ernie Clark on July 24, 2016, at 5:26 p.m.
The Coffee News Comrades accomplished something Sunday they hadn’t done while rolling to the 2014 and 2015 American Legion baseball state title — win the Zone 1 championship. Andrew Hillier hit a pair of RBI doubles and Brian Peirce pitched five innings of scoreless relief Sunday as …
Sam Huston (right) of the 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 on Friday night at Husson University's Winkin Complex. Bangor won 7-6 and beat Post 51 of Oakland 4-0 Saturday to secure a spot in the upcoming state tourney.

Bangor Coffee News, Skowhegan clinch American Legion state tournament berths

on July 23, 2016, at 10:29 p.m.
Jesse Colford pitched a one-hit shutout Saturday as Bangor’s Coffee News Comrades clinched a berth in the American Legion baseball state tournament with a 4-0 victory over top-ranked Post 51 of Oakland during a winners’ bracket game of the Zone 1 tournament at Husson University. Skowhegan’s Post …
Adam Turcotte (left) of Skowhegan slides safely into home as catcher Derek Fournier of the Coffee News Comrades for Bangor reaches for the throw during a Zone 1 American Legion baseball tournament game on Friday night at Husson University's Winkin Complex.

Ninth-inning rally lifts Bangor Legion team past Skowhegan

By Ernie Clark on July 22, 2016, at 9:47 p.m.
The second-seeded Comrades had a 7-6 victory over No. 4 Skowhegan in the Zone 1 Legion tournament on Friday at Husson University.

Lauter pitches Bronco-Hermon to District 3 Junior baseball title

By Ernie Clark on July 20, 2016, at 9:13 p.m.
Post 51, made up of players from the Oakland-Waterville-Fairfield area, finished its regular season as the zone’s top seed with a 16-5 record.

Brewer all-stars advance to District 3 Senior League championship

on July 19, 2016, at 10:58 p.m.
BANGOR — Josiah Cyr turned in a strong relief effort to help lead the Brewer all-stars by Old Town 9-4 Tuesday night in the elimination round of the District 3 Senior League baseball tourney at Mansfield Stadium. Brewer (4-1) advanced to the championship round against unbeaten Bronco-Hermon at 5 p.m. …

Local sports results for July 16-17, 2016

on July 17, 2016, at 10:06 p.m.
American Legion baseball Zone 1 Results Saturday’s Games Bangor at Post 51, 11 a.m. Hampden at Acadians, 11 a.m. Motor City at Penquis, 11 a.m. Skowhegan at Brewer, 11 a.m.Story continues below advertisement. Monday, July 18 Acadians at Skowhegan, 5 p.m. Bangor at Hampden, 5 p.m. Penquis at Brewer, 7 …

Old Town, Ellsworth all-star teams win district titles

on July 14, 2016, at 9:41 p.m.
BREWER | The Old Town all-stars scored early to surge ahead en route to beating Bangor East 6-2 and winning the District 3 Little League baseball championship for ages 9-10 Thursday. Old Town advanced to the state tourney in Westbrook and will play its opener at 1 p.m. Saturday, …

Summer baseball roundup: Albert pitches Old Town Junior baseball stars past Sebasticook

on July 06, 2016, at 9:36 p.m.
BANGOR | Chris Albert pitched a one-hit shutout, striking out five, to lead Old Town to a 13-0 District 3 Junior League baseball all-star victory over Sebasticook on Wednesday at Mansfield Stadium. Tyler McCannell paced the offense with three singles and two RBIs, Ethan Hayes provided two singles and …

Houlton rallies by Bronco all-stars to earn District 3 victory

on July 01, 2016, at 9:49 p.m.
HOULTON — Silas Graham’s two-run home run in the top of the fourth inning snapped a 2-2 tie and lifted Houlton by Bronco of Hampden 4-2 in a District 3 Little League baseball all-star tourney game for ages 11-12 Friday. Graham finished with two hits for Houlton while Nolan Hodgkins …

Bangor tops Skowhegan for 7th win

By Ernie Clark on July 01, 2016, at 6:50 a.m.
At Skowhegan, Kyle Stevenson and Sam Huston teamed up for three hits and three RBIs to lead Bangor’s Coffee News Comrades to a 6-1 victory over Post 16 in American Legion Zone 1 play Thursday evening. Jesse Colford allowed one run over seven innings from the mound, surrendering five hits …