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Pats face Chiefs in NFL season kickoff

By The Sports Xchange on April 22, 2017, at 7:48 a.m.
The game between the Chiefs and Patriots is the NFL’s annual season kickoff game on a Thursday night.
Mattanawcook Academy's Cameron Fournier throws to first to try to get a Katahdin player out during their baseball scrimmage at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor Tuesday. Three years ago Fournier was involved in a shop class accident, severing several fingers on his left hand.

Nearly 3 years after saw accident, senior pitcher returns to the mound

By Ernie Clark on April 22, 2017, at 1:01 a.m.
Cameron Fournier had not seen game action in nearly three years, after having his left (non-throwing) ring finger severed and his pinky finger and thumb damaged in a table saw accident in a woodworking class.
Bangor's George Payne (right) celebrates with teammate Tyler Parks after scoring a run against Lewiston during their baseball game at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor Friday.

Bangor baseball team holds off Lewiston in season opener

By Ernie Clark on April 21, 2017, at 8:03 p.m.
The Bangor High School baseball team battled through raw, damp conditions and a pesky challenge from Lewiston to open its season with a 7-5 victory.

Pinch-hit home run lifts UMaine softball past UMBC

By Larry Mahoney on April 21, 2017, at 6:34 p.m.

Friday’s Bangor-Lewiston softball summary

on April 21, 2017, at 6:01 p.m.

Bangor softball team thumps Lewiston

By Larry Mahoney on April 21, 2017, at 5:27 p.m.
The game was shortened by the 12-run mercy rule.

UMaine-Farmington hires new men’s soccer coach

on April 21, 2017, at 5:14 p.m.
Nathan Kronewetter, who comes to the school from California State University-Monterey Bay, will begin his duties on May 1.
Despite the weather, Greg Taylor of Hampden spent Friday morning at Hermon Meadow Golf Course. Hermon Meadow opened on April 13th.

Weather issues hamper start of eastern Maine golf season

By Larry Mahoney on April 21, 2017, at 4:01 p.m.
“There was a lot of ice buildup during the winter but we were proactive in getting that off. If we hadn’t, the ice on top would have suffocated it and we would have seven or eight dead greens.
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Mattanawcook Academy sophomore springs to strong start in opening track meet

on April 21, 2017, at 3:25 p.m.
EXTRA BASES

Bangor, Brewer softball teams relying on new pitchers

on April 21, 2017, at 1:26 p.m.
THE DRIVE

Aaron Hernandez Part II: Context

on April 21, 2017, at 4:07 a.m.
Mike Flynn

Former NFL standout to join UMaine Ring of Honor

on April 21, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Former University of Maine offensive lineman Mike Flynn, a Super Bowl champion with the Baltimore Ravens, will be inducted into UMaine’s Ring of Honor this fall.

Red Sox beat Blue Jays on Betts’ RBIs in 10th

By The Sports Xchange on April 20, 2017, at 4:54 p.m.

UMaine softball looks to extend win streak at UMBC

on April 20, 2017, at 4:07 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for April 20, 2017

on April 20, 2017, at 3:53 p.m.

UMaine men’s basketball team lands Lee Academy prep center

By Ernie Clark on April 20, 2017, at 1:40 p.m.
New England Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady warms up before the start of Super Bowl LI against the Atlanta Falcons in Houston, Texas.

Tom Brady named to Time’s most influential people list

By Reuters on April 20, 2017, at 1:04 p.m.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James were among seven sports figures named to Time Magazine’s annual list of the world’s most influential people.

STRONG by Zumba™ Launch Party at Old Town-Orono YMCA

By Aimee Thibodeau on April 20, 2017, at 12:13 p.m.
Cheerleaders perform a routine during the 27th Maine Lobster Bowl Classic held at Waterhouse Field in Biddeford in July 2016. The 2017 game has been moved to Thornton Academy in Saco because the bleachers at Waterhouse Field have been condemned.

Shrine Lobster Bowl to be played at Thornton Academy

By Ernie Clark on April 20, 2017, at 11:48 a.m.
The 28th annual Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic will return to the site of the event’s debut when it is played this summer at Hill Stadium on the campus of Thornton Academy in Saco.

Old Town-Orono YMCA Tumbling Clinic

By Aimee Thibodeau on April 20, 2017, at 11:48 a.m.