Road racing

 
Will Geoghegan (right) and Meb Keflezighi race in the TD Beach to Beacon 10K on Saturday afternoon in Cape Elizabeth. Geoghegan of Brunswick, a former Dartmouth College running standout, won the Maine resident men’s title for the first time, placing 16th overall among the field of more than 6,000 runners with a time of 29:53.0.

Lilienthal, Geoghegan top Maine finishers in TD Beach to Beacon 10K

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 02, 2014, at 3:22 p.m.
CAPE ELIZABETH | Michelle Lilienthal tied the Maine resident women’s course record for the TD Beach to Beacon 10K road race in 2013 — save for the fact that she wasn’t a resident. A year later, that has changed as the result of a new relationship, with Lilienthal moving …

TD Beach to Beacon 10K Results

on Aug. 02, 2014, at 2:25 p.m.
17th TD Beach To Beacon 10K At Cape Elizabeth Top 100 1. 27:36, Bedan Karoki Muchiri, KENYA 2. 27:42, Stephen Kosgei Kibet, KENYA 3. 27:49, Ben True, Hanover NH4. 27:56, Patrick Makau, KENYA5. 28:14, Micah Kogo, KENYA 6. 28:17, Emmanuel Bett, KENYA7. 28:29, Sam Chelanga, Hanover, NH8. 29:38, Markos Geneti, …

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 31, 2014

on July 31, 2014, at 7:31 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 …
North Yarmouth native Ben True is expected to be one of the top competitors in Saturday morning’'s 17th annual TD Beach to Beacon 10K road race in Cape Elizabeth.

North Yarmouth native eyes homecoming run at TD Beach to Beacon race

By Ernie Clark on July 31, 2014, at 1:53 p.m.
CAPE ELIZABETH | Ben True’s racing season already has had its highs and lows. The North Yarmouth native, expected to be one of the top competitors in Saturday morning’s 17th annual TD Beach to Beacon 10K road race, topped a star-studded field in the men’s 5,000-meter run at the …
Erica Jesseman of Scarborough rests after crossing the finish line as the first Maine women's finisher in Saturday's Beach to Beacon 10K road race in Cape Elizabeth in this August 2013 file photo.

Defending champion Erica Jesseman faces new challenge in Maine women’s division of Beach to Beacon race

By Ernie Clark on July 30, 2014, at 1:49 p.m.
CAPE ELIZABETH | Erica Jesseman had a breakthrough run at last year’s TD Beach to Beacon 10K. The former Scarborough High School and University of New Hampshire running standout topped one of her mentors, Sheri Piers of Falmouth, to win the Maine resident women’s division of the state’s premier …

Local sports results for July 26-27, 2014

on July 28, 2014, at 5:33 a.m.
Legion baseball Zone 1 Tourney At Husson, Bangor Tuesday, July 22 Game 1: No. 5 Motor City 11, No. 4 Penquis 0, 8 inns. Wednesday, July 23 G2: No. 3 Brewer 6, No. 2 Trenton 1, suspended after 6½ inns., weather Thursday, July 24 G2: No. 3 Brewer 11, Trenton …

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 …

Sports briefs for July 21, 2014

By -- From Staff and Wire Reports on July 22, 2014, at 10:42 a.m.
Field hockey festival Saturday The Maine Field Hockey Association’s annual Field Hockey Festival will be held Saturday at Thomas College in Waterville. Thirty­-five teams will gather from around the state to play in a seven-on-seven round robin format. Games begin at 8:30 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m. with a …

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, …

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 …
Travis Benjamin of Morrill hugs his mother, Sharon Benjamin, after winning the TD Bank Oxford 250 in July 2013.

Morrill’s Benjamin eager to defend title at TD Bank Oxford 250 on Sunday

By Larry Mahoney on July 15, 2014, at 7:22 p.m.
Not too long ago, Morrill’s Travis Benjamin despised Oxford Plains Speedway. But after winning three of his last four races there, including the 40th TD Bank Oxford 250 a year ago, he feels much differently about it. He will try to defend his 250 win on Sunday beginning with the …

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 10, 2014

on July 10, 2014, at 6:56 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 …
Runners make their way to Bangor at the start of the 34th annual Walter Hunt Memorial Fourth of July 3K road race Friday. The race starts in Brewer and travels into Bangor.  A total of 566 runners finished the race.

34th Annual Walter Hunt Memorial Fourth of July 3K road race results

on July 04, 2014, at 5:25 p.m.
At Brewer, Bangor 1. Adam Goode 8:44; 2. Luke Rand 9:17; 3. Ken Akiha 9:21; 4. Dominic Martin 9:23; 5. Connor Wagner 9:26; 6. Ian Fraser 9:32; 7. Dustin Ramsay 9:42; 8. Gabe Coffey 9:46; 9. Perry LeBreton 9:47; 10. Doug DeAngelis 9:51; 11. Paul Brown JR. 9:54; 12. Nick …
From the community

Runners to honor homeless veterans at Rotary Spring Point 5K

Bangor Daily News on July 03, 2014, at 2:55 p.m.
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — Runners will fill the streets of South Portland for the second annual Rotary Spring Point 5K, on Sunday, July 27. The certified, fast, scenic course begins at 8 a.m. at Bug Light Park and continues along the SMCC waterfront, through the Willard Square neighborhood, then returns to …

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 3, 2014

on July 02, 2014, at 11:26 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 …
John and Patricia Craig of Dedham hold hands as they come to the finish line of the 39th annual Tour du Lac road race in Bucksport on Saturday.  The couple ran this 10-mile race together 30 years ago.  They finished Saturday with a time of 1 hour, 20 minutes and 27 seconds, which was 1:18 faster than when they ran it in 1984.

Results for 39th Annual Tour du Lac 10 Miler

on June 28, 2014, at 8:17 p.m.
At Bucksport 1. Louie Luchini 52:03, 2. Adam Goode 52:46, 3. Erik McCarthy 54:21, 4. Michael Bunker 56:28, 5. Matthew Methot 58:42, 6. Clayton Conrad 59:34, 7. Ken Akiha 1:00:30, 8. Dominic Martin 1:01:24, 9. Luke Rand 1:02:49, 10. Tim Tunney 1:03:34, 11. Andrew Kephart 1:03:52, 12. Scott Potter 1:05:12, …

On Deck, a sports calendar for June 26, 2014

on June 26, 2014, at 7:47 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. ORONO — University of Maine Skills Day Camp for children ages 6-12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., July 7-11, Mahaney Diamond. Registration 8:30 a.m. on July 7. Lunch …
From the community
Runners take off from Big Lake, Racing to Grand Lake Stream.

Race for Grand Lake Stream

By Tanya Rucosky on June 18, 2014, at 9:01 a.m.
Friday, July 4, 2014 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Grand Lake Stream, 4 Water St, Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org/events/race-for-grand-lake-stream-3/ As part of the Grand Lake Stream, America 4th of July Celebrations, the Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to host the 5th annual “Race …

On Deck, a sports calendar for June 12, 2014

on June 12, 2014, at 5:26 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — Husson Summer Baseball Day Camp, June 23-27, Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday 8:30-noon, ages 8-15, lunch provided, $300 per player; camp includes instruction from Husson coaching staff and players on throwing, catching, pitching, fielding, hitting, bunting, baserunning and game situations; to register or for more info contact …
From the community
Kaine Karp

Second grade runner wins $250 for Presumpscot School

Bangor Daily News on June 09, 2014, at 3:14 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Kaine Karp, a second-grader at Presumpscot Elementary School in Portland, won $250 for his school by winning a one-mile race last week in Boston. “He’s so excited and ran with his heart,” his mother, Jodi Theriault, reported from the finish line. “I was in tears.” The Kids Competitive Mile …
 
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