American Legion


Local sports results for July 22, 2014

on July 22, 2014, at 10:26 a.m.
Legion baseball ZONE 1 SCHEDULE Zone 1 Tourney At Husson, Bangor Tuesday, July 22 G1: No. 5 Motor City at No. 4 Penquis, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 23 Game 2: No. 2-3 Trenton vs. No. 2-3 Brewer, 4 p.m. G3: Winner G1 vs. No. 1 Bangor, 7 p.m. Thursday, July …
Bangor's Justin Courtney pitches during the American Legion game against Hampden in Hampden on June 26, 2013.

Bangor earns top seed for Zone 1 American Legion baseball tournament

By Ernie Clark on July 21, 2014, at 11:49 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Monday evening’s final slate of regular-season games in the American Legion Zone 1 baseball ranks could have offered plenty of potential chaos given that postseason play is scheduled less than 24 hours later at Husson University. Figuring out any and all possible tie-breaking scenarios as any season …

Brewer baseball team improves to 12-5 in Zone 1 American Legion

on July 20, 2014, at 9:26 p.m.
The Brewer Falcons surged to a 12-5 record in Zone 1 American Legion baseball over the weekend after picking up two wins on Saturday and one on Friday. The Falcons beat Trenton 4-1 on Saturday in Blue Hill and then traveled to their Heddericg Field in Brewer where they edged …

Brewer Legion baseball team improves record to 8-5

on July 15, 2014, at 9:22 p.m.
BREWER — The Brewer Falcons swept the Hampden Riverdogs 12-7 and 11-3 in a Zone 1 American Legion baseball doubleheader Monday night at Heddericg Field and improved their record to 8-5. Tyler Maguire recorded a double, three singles and three RBIs to spark Brewer. Brendon Moore chipped in with four …

Acadians tip Penquis for fifth straight victory

on July 13, 2014, at 10:49 p.m.
BLUE HILL, Maine — Nick Bagley’s walk-off double driving in Tony Bianco beat Penquis 3-2 and earned the Acadians their fifth victory in a row Sunday and a 10-3 record in the Zone 1 American Legion baseball standings. The Acadians also beat Motor City 8-2 Friday night at Husson University …

Bronco LL baseball all-stars advance to District 3 championship round

on July 08, 2014, at 9:20 p.m.
HAMPDEN, Maine — Kent Oliver cranked a grand slam and a solo shot to help unbeaten Bronco Little League advance to the championship round of the District 3 Little League baseball tourney for ages 11-12 with a 10-0 victory over Hermon Tuesday. Bronco of Hampden, now 4-0, will play on …
Bangor first baseman Andrew Hillier puts the tag on Pastime Club baserunner David Cusson during a rundown during the American Legion state tourney last season in Augusta.  Bangor is trying to return to the state tourney this season and has compiled a 9-2 record with seven regular-season games remaining.

Bangor baseball players harbor new championship aspirations

By Ernie Clark on July 07, 2014, at 10:24 p.m.
BELFAST, Maine — Members of the Bangor American Legion baseball team can appreciate the so-called “dog days of August” dreaded by major leaguers amid their annual 162-game schedule. Only the Comrades are living out that grind during the heat of July — one of the collateral aspects of winning the …

Looke powers Trenton Legion baseball team past Hampden

on June 29, 2014, at 9:16 p.m.
HAMPDEN — Garrison Looke recorded a double, single and three RBIs to help Trenton roll by Hampden 16-4 in Zone 1 American Legion baseball action Sunday. Sid St. Peter chipped in with a two-run home run for the winners while Joe Archambault and Scott Boies each notched an RBI double …

Sicard pitches Hampden softball all-stars past Bangor

on June 25, 2014, at 7:53 p.m.
HOULTON, Maine — Maggie McCluskey and Maggie Coutts each rapped a double and a single as Hampden earned an 8-4 victory over Bangor in District 3 ages 11-12 Little League softball all-star action on Wednesday. Winning pitcher Natalie Sicard struck out 10 for the winners, who received two singles each …

Katahdin Valley opens all-star baseball tourney with victory over Millinocket

on June 24, 2014, at 9:23 p.m.
MILLINOCKET — Katahdin Valley opened the District 3 Little League all-star baseball tourney for ages 11-12 with an 8-3 victory over Millinocket Tuesday as three hurlers combined on a two-hitter at Kedderis Field. Bradley Hotham worked the first 5 1/3 innings on the mound yielding just one hit while striking …

Palmer powers Hampden by Motor City in American Legion baseball opener

on June 23, 2014, at 8:43 p.m.
HAMPDEN — Matt Palmer drove in six runs with a single, double and triple to lead Hampden by Motor City 19-11 in a Zone 1 American Legion baseball opener Sunday. Jackson Gilmore chipped in with four RBIs, two singles and a double for Hampden while Connor Farmer added three singles …

American Legion Zone 1 baseball season to begin Sunday

By Ernie Clark on June 20, 2014, at 11:10 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Less than 24 hours after the final high school baseball state champion has been crowned Saturday, a new American Legion Zone 1 campaign is set to begin. In what has been a recent tradition, the 18-game regular season for the northernmost zone of American Legion baseball in …
The Maine Sports Hall of Fame inducted nine new members during a ceremony Sunday at the Augusta Civic Center. A President's Award was also given to William Haggett. The inductees are (front row, from left): former U.S. Senator George Mitchell, Abigail Spector, Bill Green, and President's Award winner Haggett; and back row: Steve Pound, Ed Flaherty, Eleanor Logan, Julia Clukey, Jack Cosgrove and Joe Ferris.

Nine members inducted into Maine Sports Hall of Fame

on May 04, 2014, at 6:32 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — A prestigious nine-member class was inducted into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame during its 39th annual awards banquet Sunday at the Augusta Civic Center. The inductees included former U.S. Senate majority leader George Mitchell, winter Olympian Julia Clukey, University of Maine football coach Jack Cosgrove, former …

Ninth-inning rally lifts Windham by Bangor in American Legion baseball state tourney

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 04, 2013, at 4:46 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Trailing by a run entering the bottom of the ninth inning of their fourth straight elimination game, all the Windham Merchants wanted Sunday afternoon was a reason to hope. Cody Dube provided that hope with a leadoff double, and the Merchants built on that sudden momentum to …

Bangor, Windham, Westbrook still alive for American Legion baseball state championship

on Aug. 03, 2013, at 3:01 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Bangor Comrades will be one of three teams with a chance to win the American Legion baseball state title Sunday when the tournament’s championship round is held at Morton Field. Bangor remained alive in the double-elimination event by ousting Staples Crossing of South Berwick 12-6 late …

TV radio sports schedule for Aug. 3-4, 2013

on Aug. 03, 2013, at 8:41 a.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING NASCAR Sprint Cup, Pocono practice, 9 & 11:30 a.m., Speed-TV NASCAR Truck Series, Pocono Mountains 125 qualifying, 10 p.m.; Race 1 p.m., Speed-TV NASCAR Nationwide Series, U.S. Cellular 250, 8 p.m., ESPN-TV; WWNZ Veazie (1400 AM) radio NHRA, O’Reilly Auto Parts Northwest Nationals qualifying, 10 p.m., ESPN2-TV …

Rain forces suspension of Bangor-Westbrook game at state Legion baseball tourney

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 02, 2013, at 7 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s fickle weather has played havoc with the schedule at the American Legion baseball state tournament. Overnight rain Thursday that forced a revision in Friday’s schedule was followed by a late-afternoon deluge that forced the suspension of a winners’ bracket game between the remaining undefeated teams of …
Brewer’s Kyle Alexander delivers a pitch against Hampden during the Zone 1 American Legion tourney last week. Brewer went on to win the Zone 1 title and will begin state tourney action against Staples Crossing of South Berwick at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Augusta.

Brewer, Bangor set to open play at state American Legion baseball tournament

By Ernie Clark on July 30, 2013, at 4:44 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Brewer Falcons and Bangor Comrades have been frequent participants in the state American Legion baseball tournament since the turn of the century. And while both are back in the eight-team mix when play begins Wednesday at the Capital Area Recreation Association complex on Piggery Road, they …

Bangor’s Worcester, Brewer’s Weeks earn top All-Zone 1 American Legion baseball honors

By Ernie Clark on July 30, 2013, at 1:27 p.m.
BREWER, Maine — Two pitchers who have led their teams to berths in this week’s American Legion state tournament have earned the top spots on the All-Zone 1 baseball team selected by the league’s coaches Monday night. Lefthander Curtis Worcester of Bangor was named the Zone 1 player of the …

Bangor, Windham advance to state Legion baseball tourney

on July 28, 2013, at 6:07 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Bangor and Windham earned berths to the state American Legion baseball tourney with play-in victories Saturday. Bangor shut out Moody’s Collision of Gorham 10-0 in eight innings and Windham beat Madison 12-4. Curtis Worcester sparked Bangor as he allowed only four hits while Sam Houston provided an …
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