American Legion

 
Bangor High School pitcher Trevor DeLaite adjusts the ball for a pitch during practice in Red Barry Gym in Bangor in this March 2016 file photo.

American Legion baseball adopts pitch-count limits

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 13, 2016, at 2:18 p.m.
When the 2017 American Legion baseball season begins next June, it will be the pitches that are counted, not the innings.
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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.

Local sports results for July 30-31, 2016

on July 31, 2016, at 9:35 p.m.

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.

Local sports results for July 29, 2016

on July 29, 2016, at 9:56 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.

Local sports results for July 16-17, 2016

on July 17, 2016, at 10:06 p.m.

Old Town, Ellsworth all-star teams win district titles

on July 14, 2016, at 9:41 p.m.

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

on July 06, 2016, at 9:36 p.m.

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

on July 01, 2016, at 9:49 p.m.