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On Deck, a sports calendar for July 24, 2014

on July 24, 2014, at 8:35 p.m.
BASEBALL OLD TOWN — The Old Town Recreation Center is launching the Eastern Maine Fall Baseball League, open to kids ages 8-11 (Little League eligible). The EMFBL will be kid pitch and will feature a 14-game regular season, beginning Aug. 24. The league will include playoffs. Towns are allowed to …

Greater Bangor Open first-round scores

on July 24, 2014, at 7:47 p.m.
At Bangor Muni GC Mike Van Sickle 31-29—60 (COURSE RECORD) Jesse Larson 31-31—62 David Chung 31-32—63 Thomas Murray, 34-31—65 Cody Paladino 32-33—65 Bobby Gage 35-31—66 Sean Gorgone 33-33—66 John Hickson (p&s) 32-34—66 Nick Antonelli 35-32—67 Chris DeJohn 33-34—67 Cody Semmelrock 34-33—67 Eric Egloff 32-36—68 Matt Smith 36-32—68 Shawn Warren 36-32—68 …
Mike Van Sickle stands next to the Greater Bangor Open scoreboard at Bangor Municipal Golf Course after shooting a course-record 60 Thursday in the first round of the tournament.

Former Marquette standout sets golf course record at Greater Bangor Open

By Larry Mahoney on July 24, 2014, at 5:43 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Former Marquette University three-time All America Mike Van Sickle recorded two eagles and five birdies to set a course-record 60 at Bangor Municipal Golf Course during the first round of the 54-hole Greater Bangor Open Thursday. The previous course record of 61 was set by Mike Welch …
Jesse Speirs of Bangor tees off on the 10th hole on the first day of the Greater Bangor Open at the Bangor Municipal Golf Course on Thursday.

Bangor native takes break from Canadian tour for chance to win second Greater Bangor Open

By Larry Mahoney on July 24, 2014, at 3:28 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Jesse Speirs is plugging away. The 27-year-old Bangor native has been playing on the Canadian PGA Tour but has returned to Bangor to try to win the 54-hole Greater Bangor Open for the second time. It is the 48th annual GBO, and the winner will pocket $9,000. …

local sports results for July 23, 2014

on July 23, 2014, at 9:25 p.m.
Golf Hole-in-one Ian Robinson NORTHPORT — Ian Robinson of Northport recorded his first hole-in-one on the 157-yard ninth hole at Northport Golf Club Wednesday. Robinson’s great, great grandfather was one of the first golfers to play on the Northport course when it opened in 1916. Robinson’s ace was witnessed by …

Sports briefs for July 23, 2014

By Staff and Wire Service Reports on July 23, 2014, at 7:05 p.m.
Maine U17 team opens AAU nationals with victory LOUISVILLE, Kentucky — Nick Mayo scored 23 points and grabbed 13 rebounds Wednesday as the Maine Athletic Club 17-and-under boys basketball team opened pool play at the AAU 11th-Grade National Championships with a 60-42 victory over the Georgia Magic. Coach Carl Parker’s …
Shawn Warren encourages his putt on the ninth hole during the Greater Bangor Open at Bangor Municipal Golf Course on July 22, 2011.

Windham’s Warren gunning for second Greater Bangor Open championship

By Larry Mahoney on July 23, 2014, at 4:12 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Shawn Warren will always remember his first victory as a professional golfer. It was the 2008 Greater Bangor Open. The Windham native, who is an assistant pro at the Falmouth Country Club, will be looking to annex his second GBO championship when the three-day, 54-hole tournament gets …
From the community

Greater Gator Open to benefit Bob Gagnon Cancer Fund

Bangor Daily News on July 23, 2014, at 10:38 a.m.
ROCKLAND — Annual Greater Gator Open, Saturday, Aug. 9, Rockland Golf Club, to benefit Bob Gagnon Cancer Fund, which provides gas certificates to those cancer patients that need a little financial help to travel for their radiation treatments. Four-person scramble with shotgun start at 1 p.m. Early entry fee $100; …

local sports results for July 22, 2014

on July 22, 2014, at 10:26 a.m.
Legion baseball ZONE 1 STANDINGS (Final) 1. Bangor 16-2, 2. Trenton 13-5, 3. Brewer 13-5, 4. Penquis 9-9, 5. Motor City 7-11, 6. Hampden 3-15, 7. Waldo 2-16 Zone 1 Tourney At Husson, Bangor Tuesday, July 22 Game 1: No. 5 Motor City 11, No. 4 Penquis 0 (8 inns.) …
Rory McIlroy poses with the Claret Jug after winning the 143rd Open Championship at The Royal Liverpool Golf Club on Sunday.

Nicklaus and Woods hail McIlroy’s Open victory

By Tony Jimenez, Reuters on July 21, 2014, at 9:11 p.m.
HOYLAKE, England — Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have combined to salute Rory McIlroy’s performance in capturing the British Open title for the first time in his career. The 25-year-old Northern Irishman became the third youngest golfer in the modern era, after the two American greats, to land three of …

Local sports results for July 19-20, 2014

By Jim Goodness on July 21, 2014, at 9:28 a.m.
Track & field Open and Masters Outdoor Champs At Readfield Men 29&U Pole Vault Finals: 1, Sam Rusak, Unattached, 13-02.50. 2, Edward James, Unattached, 11-06. 3, Sam Newcombe, Unattached, 7-00. Men 29 and under Long Jump: 1, Jonathan Whitcomb, Unattached, 4.69m. Women 29 and under Javelin: 1, Mavis Taungatina, Unattached, …
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates as he holds the Claret Jug after winning the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England, Sunday.

McIlroy lands first British Open victory after holding off Garcia charge

By Tony Jimenez, Reuters on July 20, 2014, at 3:36 p.m.
HOYLAKE, England — Rory McIlroy suffered several anxious moments but kept the jitters in check to rubber-stamp his status as the newest golfing great by landing the first British Open title of his career on Sunday. The 25-year-old Northern Irishman watched Sergio Garcia (66) cut his overnight lead from six …

TV, radio schedule for July 19-20, 2014

on July 20, 2014, at 5:55 a.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING IndyCar, Honda Indy Toronto, race 1, 3 p.m., NBCSN-TV NASCAR Nationwide Series, EnjoyIllinois.com 300, 8:30 p.m., ESPN2-TV; WNZS Veazie (1340 AM) radio BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE KANSAS CITY at BOSTON, 7 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 …
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland lines up his putt on the 12th green during the third round of the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, northern England July 19, 2014.

McIlroy storms six clear as British Open victory looms

By Martyn Herman, Reuters on July 19, 2014, at 1:21 p.m.
HOYLAKE, England — British Open Championship leader Rory McIlroy left the door invitingly ajar for a charging pack led by Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia before he slammed it shut with a dazzling finish to his third round at soggy Hoylake on Saturday. The Northern Irishman began the day four …

McIlroy in control at British Open; Tiger barely survives to make cut

By Martyn Herman, Reuters on July 18, 2014, at 5:28 p.m.
HOYLAKE, England — This time there was no freaky Friday for Rory McIlroy as a majestic second round gave him a four-shot stranglehold on the British Open at a sweltering Royal Liverpool course. Several second round blow-outs this season, the most recent at the Scottish Open, meant all eyes were …

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 17, 2014

on July 17, 2014, at 6:49 p.m.
BASEBALL MILLINOCKET — Any teenagers or local teams interested in playing summer baseball games against teams ages 13-16 should contact Joe Montgomery at 723-4944. OLD TOWN — The Old Town Recreation Center is launching the Eastern Maine Fall Baseball League, open to kids ages 8-11 (Little League eligible). The EMFBL …

Former MCI coach to lead Husson golf program

on July 17, 2014, at 5:35 p.m.
Former Maine Central Institute golf coach Michael Dugas has been named the head coach of the Husson University golf program, the school announced in a news release Thursday. “I am very excited about the opportunity to coach the men’s golf team at Husson University. I will work hard to keep …
From the community

Maine Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Scramble Aug. 2

Bangor Daily News on July 17, 2014, at 4:22 p.m.
FORT FAIRFIELD — Fourth annual FFABC Maine Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Scramble, Saturday, Aug. 2, at Aroostook Valley Country Club. Four-person scramble with an 11 a.m. shotgun start. Registration 10-10:45 a.m. The field is limited to the first 40 teams. Entry fee is $60 per person and includes a …
Tiger Woods reacts after missing a putt on the 8th green during his first round at The 143rd Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England, Thursday.

Gunslinging McIlroy and Woods steal first-round show at British Open

By Tony Jimenez, Reuters on July 17, 2014, at 3:53 p.m.
HOYLAKE, England — Golfing gunslingers Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods sprayed Royal Liverpool with a barrage of birdie bullets to steal the show in a thrilling opening round of the 143rd British Open on Thursday. Northern Irishman McIlroy has developed a penchant for making fast starts and he did it …

UMaine assistant named to Maine Maritime Academy football posts

on July 16, 2014, at 6:29 p.m.
CASTINE, Maine — Dave Uimonen has been named defensive coordinator and strength and conditioning coach at Maine Maritime Academy. Uimonen spent last season as an assistant linebackers and defensive line coach at the University of Maine, which posted a 10-3 record and won the Colonial Athletic Association championship. The Black …
 
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