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Maine's Dennis Farnham (12) gets a high five from teammate Joey Moir after bringing in a run in the sixth inning of their Senior League World Series game against Canada on Aug. 10. Maine District 3 won 7-2.

Senior League World Series organizers relish tourney success, plan for future

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 19, 2014, at 6:46 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The 13th consecutive Senior League World Series held at Bangor’s Mansfield Stadium was a success, according to tournament director Mike Brooker and stadium manager Dave Mansfield. “The gate was a little better than average, and the souvenir sales were where we projected they would be,” Brooker said. …
Maine District 3 champ Bangor celebrates their 3-1 victory over the U.S. West team from Hawaii Thursday evening at Mansfield Stadium. Bangor advances to the semifinals Friday.

Unbeaten Bangor defeats Hawaii to earn berth in Senior League World Series semifinal

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 14, 2014, at 9:22 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Brian Peirce had no idea he was going to pitch for District 3 champ Bangor in Thursday’s crucial Pool A game against U.S. West titlist Wailuku, Hawaii. But when manager Barrett Dionne decided early in the game to pull starter Nick Cowperthwaite after two innings so Cowperthwaite …

Virginia earns berth in Senior League World Series semifinals

on Aug. 14, 2014, at 8:27 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — U.S. Southeast champ Dumfries, Virginia, beat Asia-Pacific champ Northern Mariana Islands 9-1 Thursday in the final day of pool play at the Senior League World Series to earn a berth in Friday’s semifinal round at Mansfield Stadium. Europe-Africa champ Italy shut out U.S. Central champ Grand Rapids, …

Weather pushes back start times of Thursday’s Senior League World Series games

on Aug. 14, 2014, at 11:45 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Wet weather has pushed back the start times of the four Senior League World Series games scheduled Thursday at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor. The final day of pool play will now begin at noon instead of 10 a.m. when Asia-Pacific takes on U.S. Southeast. The other three …
USA Southeast's Benjamin Marotske (right) makes it safely to second before Bangor's Kyle Stevenson can make the tag during their Senior League World Series game Wednesday at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor.

Bangor moves step closer to spot in Senior League World Series semifinals

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 13, 2014, at 10:42 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Wednesday’s game between two undefeated teams in the Senior League World Series — Bangor and U.S. Southeast champion Dumfries, Virginia — was supposed to start around 2:30 p.m. It wound up starting more than three hours later, after a pair of three-hour-plus games. But it was well …

Canada outlasts Asia-Pacific team in 13 innings during pool play at Senior League World Series

on Aug. 13, 2014, at 7:05 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Caleb Bymak’s RBI single, with two outs in the bottom of the 13th inning Wednesday, lifted Canadian champion Regina, Saskatchewan, to a 6-5 victory over the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, representing Asia-Pacific, during pool play at the Senior League World Series. The game was the …

Curacao squad features brother coaching brother

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 13, 2014, at 4:54 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — It’s common for fathers to coach their sons, but you rarely find a brother coaching a brother. The Latin American champions from Willemstad, Curacao, have such a team, with Raysheron Michel coaching his younger brother, Raysheandall, during the Senior League World Series at Mansfield Stadium. Raysheron Michel, …
Connecticut first baseman Brad Burney gloves a throw but not before Latin America's Mairion Brunken safely reaches during Senior League World Series action at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor Tuesday afternoon.

Michel homer helps Curacao roll by Connecticut for its second Senior League World Series win

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 12, 2014, at 9:14 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Center fielder Raysheandall Michel had his second consecutive two-hit game, including a rare Senior League World Series home run in the spacious confines of Mansfield Stadium, and Latin American champs Willemstad, Curacao moved a step closer to a berth in the semifinals with a five-inning 11-1 win …
Matthew (left) and Michael Nickles are identical twins who are playing for the U.S. Southeast champs from Dumfries, Virginia, in the Senior League World Series at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor.

Twin brothers providing a double punch on mound, at plate for Senior League World Series team

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 12, 2014, at 6 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Michael and Matthew Nickles are mirror image twins. If they faced each other, they would appear to be the exact reflection of each other. They are also two of the standout players for the U.S. Southeast champs from Dumfries, Virginia, currently playing in the Senior League World …
Senior League World Series director Mike Brooker

Senior League World Series director has game plan if rain hits tourney

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 12, 2014, at 4:40 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Rain is in the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday but Senior League World Series tournament director Mike Brooker isn’t ready to push the panic button yet. However, he is moving up the game times. Wednesday’s opener between Latin America champ Willemstad, Curacao, 2-0, and Europe-Africa titlist Emilia, …
Latin America's Kennymar Martina fires a pitch to a Connecticut hitter during Senior League World Series action at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor Tuesday afternoon.  Latin America won 11-1 in five innings.

Houston, Virginia teams unbeaten in Senior League World Series

on Aug. 12, 2014, at 1:31 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — U.S. Southwest champ Houston erupted for eight runs in the eighth inning to beat Europe-Africa champ Italy 11-3 in the second game of a four-game day Tuesday at the Senior League World Series at Mansfield Stadium. Four pitchers combined on a four-hitter to lift U.S. Southeast champ …
Maine District 3's Nick Cowperthwaite tries to tag out Asia-Pacific's Jessie Brel in a pick-off attempt at first base in the third inning of Monday evening's Senior League World Series game at Mansfield Stadium.

Eleven-run inning propels Bangor past Asia-Pacific for its second Senior League World Series win

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 11, 2014, at 9:59 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Barrett Dionne has grown accustomed to his team’s somewhat deliberate, offensive ways. The Bangor Senior League all-stars’ manager often has seen his team strand baserunners early in games, much as they did at Monday’s Senior League World Series encounter with the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, …
Maine District 3's Nicholas Cowperthwaite delivers a pitch against Canada in the opener of the Senior League World Series Sunday at Mansfield Stadium. Maine won 7-2.

Twin brothers pitch U.S. Southeast to victory in opening day of Senior League World Series

on Aug. 10, 2014, at 8:52 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Twin brothers Michael and Matthew Nickles combined on a five-hitter to lead U.S. Southeast champ Dumfries, Virginia, by U.S. West champ Wailuku, Hawaii, 5-1 in the nightcap of the Senior League World Series opening round Sunday at Mansfield Stadium. Michael Nickles, a left-hander, pitched the first 2 …
Maine's Jesse Colford tags out Canada's Jake Hesselink at second base in the seventh inning of their Senior League World Series game on Sunday afternoon at Mansfield Stadium.  Maine District 3 won 7-2.

Bangor tops Canadian champions in Senior League World Series opener

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 10, 2014, at 7:03 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Shorthanded? Who’s shorthanded? Sure, six members of the Bangor Senior League all-star team were still in Middletown, Connecticut, competing in American Legion baseball’s Northeast Regional on Sunday afternoon, but there was plenty in reserve back home as the Maine District 3 champions surged past Regina, Saskatchewan, 7-2, …
Latin America second baseman Riordan Windster gloves a hard shot from a U.S. Southeast hitter during a Senior League World Series semifinal action at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor, Maine Friday. Latin America won 3-2.

Senior League World Series scores, schedule

on Aug. 10, 2014, at 5:18 p.m.
At Mansfield Stadium, Bangor Pool A Asia-Pacific (Saipan LL, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands), Canada (Kiwanis National LL-North Regina LL-Broncos LL, Regina, Saskatchewan), Maine District 3 (Bangor East-West LL), U.S. Southeast (Dumfries District LL, Dumfries, Virginia), U.S. West (Central East Maui LL, Wailuku, Hawaii) Pool B U.S. Central (Western …

Michigan, Virginia advance to SLWS; Canadian champ to be crowned Thursday night

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 07, 2014, at 9:22 a.m.
Just one slot remains to be filled for this year’s Senior League World Series after teams from Michigan and Virginia qualified Wednesday. The Senior League World Series, Little League Baseball’s world championship for 14- to 16-year-olds, begins Sunday at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor. The one remaining opening in the 10-team …

Connecticut, Hawaii, Texas teams earn Senior League World Series berths

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 06, 2014, at 10:53 a.m.
The Edgewood Little League of Bristol, Connecticut, fought off an if-necessary game challenge Wednesday afternoon to become the seventh team to qualify for the Senior League World Series. Bristol won the U.S. East championship by edging Johnston, Rhode Island, 2-1 in the final game at West Deptford, New Jersey. Johnston …

Bangor Cadets capture Junior Legion state crown

on Aug. 02, 2014, at 10:52 a.m.
OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine — Jesse Colford pitched seven scoreless innings Sunday afternoon as the Bangor Cadets registered a 1-0 victory over South Portland in the championship game of the Junior American Legion baseball state tournament at The Ballpark. Nick Cowperthwaite provided the Cadets with their only run of the …

District 3 Senior League all-star tourney schedule

on July 10, 2014, at 5:31 p.m.
At Mansfield Stadium, Bangor Thursday, July 10 G1: Holbrook vs. Brewer, 5 p.m. G2: Old Town vs. Bronco-Hermon, 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 11 G3: Bangor vs. G1 winner, 5 p.m. G4: G1 loser vs. G2 loser, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 12 G5: G2 winner vs. G3 winner, noon G6: G3 …

Local sports results for Aug. 17-18, 2013

on Aug. 19, 2013, at 8:50 a.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Boys Soccer Washburn at Wisdom, 4 p.m. Girls Soccer Washburn at Wisdom, 4 p.m. Results HIGH SCHOOL Boys Soccer Friday’s Results Cent. Aroostook 1, Washburn 1 (2OT) Fort Kent 3, Van Buren 0 Saturday’s Results Easton 2, Hodgdon 1 Girls Soccer Friday’s Results Fort Kent 3, …
 
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