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Bangor Cadets capture Junior Legion state crown

on Aug. 02, 2014, at 10:52 a.m.
OLD ORCHARD BEACH | 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, …
Team Latin America pitcher Javier Garcia (10)  throws to the plate in the first inning against Team US East Kennett Square at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor in the Senior League World Series Championship game Saturday.

Resilient Panama edges Kennett Square, Pa., to win Senior League World Series baseball crown

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 17, 2013, at 6:06 p.m.
BANGOR | The Chitre, Herrera, Panama Senior League baseball team’s bid to win a world championship nearly self-destructed less than 24 hours earlier amid a series of ejections and suspensions. But 15-year-old Javier Garcia wouldn’t let his short-handed Latin American team fail Saturday afternoon, pitching Panama to a 2-1 …
Fans of the U.S. East team from Pennsylvania cheer on their team in the Senior League World Series semifinal game against Hawaii on Friday.  U.S. East won the game 9-4 and advances to the championship game on Saturday.

Slump-breaking hit comes suddenly for Pennsylvania Senior League outfielder

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 16, 2013, at 11:12 p.m.
BANGOR | Chris Tucker couldn’t recall his last chance to step to the plate against an opposing team’s pitcher. “It was a long time ago,” he said. The Kennett Square, Pa., left fielder doesn’t have to think back too far now, having marked his return to the batting order …

Panama manager, player ejected from Senior League World Series game over illegal bat

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 16, 2013, at 4:51 p.m.
BANGOR | Matt Brosious had become well-versed in the legality of a tournament-level baseball bat as the Martinez, Ga., Senior League all-stars surged to the U,S. Southeast championship. So when the team’s manager saw something suspicious during the first inning of Friday’s Senior League World Series semifinal between the …
The U.S. East team from Pennsylvania celebrates its 9-4 victory over U.S. West in Friday's semifinal game.  U.S. East advances to the Senior League World Series championship game on Saturday.

Pennsylvania, Panama reach Senior League World Series title game

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 16, 2013, at 2:47 p.m.
BANGOR | One of the more bizarre games in Senior League World Series semifinal history ended with Chitre, Panama, outlasting Martinez, Ga., 5-4 in 12 innings Friday but losing two coaches and two players in the process. The Latin American representatives now advance to Saturday’s 2 p.m. world championship …
Maine District 3's Jordan Derrah (second from right) celebrates his home run with team members during a Senior League World Series game against U.S. West Thursday at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor. U.S. West won 11-1 in five innings.

Seasickness aside, Hawaiian Senior League World Series contingent enjoys visit to Maine coast

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 15, 2013, at 10:16 p.m.
BANGOR | Growing up on an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean seemingly would mean that members of the Pearl City, Hawaii, Senior League baseball team are comfortable with life on the water. But a brief sojourn on the Atlantic Ocean off Bar Harbor during their off-day …
The U.S. West's Nicholas Au (left) slides safely into home plate as Maine District 3 pitcher Andrew Hillier can't make the catch during a Senior League World Series game at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor on Thursday.

Pearl City, Hawaii, eliminates Bangor from Senior League World Series

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 15, 2013, at 9:04 p.m.
Cody Hirano enjoys a love-hate relationship of sorts with Senior League baseball coaches throughout the western United States and now around the world. His head coach, Alex Takemura, loves the second baseman and leadoff hitter, while opponents hate having to deal with Hirano’s speed and guile atop …
Maine District 3's Jordan Derrah makes a catch in the outfield during the game against U.S. Southeast during the Senior League World Series in Bangor on Wednesday night.

Martinez, Ga., edges Bangor 4-2 in Senior League World Series pool play

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 14, 2013, at 10:06 p.m.
Opportunity presented itself for the Bangor all-stars during their third game of pool play at the Senior League World Series on Wednesday night. A large Mansfield Stadium crowd was on hand to provide support, and the opposing team from Martinez, Ga., committed six errors to provide fuel …

Philippines stars roll by Nova Scotia for first victory in Senior League World Series

By Joe Sturzl, Special to the BDN on Aug. 14, 2013, at 9 p.m.
BANGOR | Asia-Pacific champion Makati City, Philippines overwhelmed Canadian champ Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Wednesday at Mansfield Stadium in a five-inning 15-1 victory during Pool A play on day four of the Senior League World Series. Canada starting pitcher Kenzie Lahey threw 41 pitches in the first inning alone, …

Rain pushes Bangor Senior League World Series game to Wednesday night start

on Aug. 14, 2013, at 4:31 p.m.
Wednesday’s rain storms have caused changes in the schedule for games at the Senior League World Series at Mansfield Stadium with the game involving Maine District 3 champ Bangor being pushed back to an approximate start of 7 p.m. The day’s first game between U.S. Southwest and …

Hackett, 82, still enjoying stint as official scorer at Senior League World Series

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 14, 2013, at 2:02 p.m.
BANGOR | Al Hackett is a fixture at the Senior League World Series at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor. Hackett is the official scorer for the SLWS and has been since the tournament moved from Kissimmee, Fla., to Bangor in 2002. And the 82-year-old Hackett continues to enjoy his role …

East champ Kennett Square goes to 3-0 in Senior League World Series

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 13, 2013, at 8:13 p.m.
BANGOR | Kennett Square, Pa., the U.S. East champions, took another step toward sewing up a berth in the Senior League World Series semifinals on Tuesday night as they received 3 2/3 innings of one-run relief from Ryan Barrett and Tucker Reese and broke open a close game with …
Europe-Africa's Manuel Piazza (center) slides safely into third base as Latin America's Luis F. Alonso (left) and Javier Garcia scramble for the ball. Piazza was nearly tagged while off second base, but was able get to third due to an error.

Panama pitchers combine to shut out Europe-Africa in Senior League World Series

By Joe Sturzl, Special to the BDN on Aug. 13, 2013, at 6:40 p.m.
BANGOR | Javier Garcia and Francisco Perez combined to one-hit Europe-Africa champion Emilia, Italy, Tuesday at Mansfield Stadium to help Latin American champion Chitre, Herrera, Panama, to a 3-0 victory on Day Three of the Senior League World Series. Europe-Africa baserunners reached third base in the second, third and …
Maine District 3′s Jordan Clarke delivers a pitch against Canada during a Senior League World Series game on Aug. 13, 2006. Clarke pitched a no-hitter that day and he was honored for the achievement on the seventh anniversary of the feat Tuesday at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor.

Bangor pitcher recalls no-hitter on seventh anniversary of feat at Senior League World Series

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 13, 2013, at 5:32 p.m.
Jordan Clarke was honored in the tent next to Mansfield Stadium on Tuesday morning. A cake was presented to him in remembrance of his no-hitter in the Senior League World Series seven years ago to the day. Former Bangor standout Clarke is the only pitcher who has …

U.S. East champ Pennsylvania improves to 2-0 in Senior League World Series

on Aug. 12, 2013, at 11:14 p.m.
BANGOR | U.S. East champion Kennett Square, Pa., won its second straight game and U.S. Southwest titlist Laredo, Texas, notched its first victory in Pool B play during the second day of the Senior League World Series Monday. Kennett Square (2-0) rolled by Europe & Africa champ Emilia, Italy …
Maine District 3 pitcher Trevor DeLaite of Bangor throws to the plate in the first inning against Asia-Pacific during the Senior League World Series at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor, Maine, Monday August 12, 2013.

Nick Moore’s pinch-hit 2-run single lifts Bangor by Philippines for second win in Senior League World Series

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 12, 2013, at 8:25 p.m.
Nick Moore wasn’t used to pinch-hitting. When he came on to hit for Jon Stanhope in the fifth inning of Bangor’s Senior League World Series game against Asia-Pacific champion Makati City, Philippines on Monday night, he said it was his first pinch-hitting appearance of the season. But, …

Strong defense, pitching propel Panama past Chicago in Senior League World Series

By Joe Sturzl, Special to the BDN on Aug. 11, 2013, at 7:51 p.m.
BANGOR | Timely hitting, excellent defense and an impressive pitching performance propelled Latin American champion Chitre Little League of Chitre, Herrera, Panama by U.S. Central champion Clear Ridge LL of Chicago 6-0 Sunday in the second game of the Senior League World Series at Mansfield Stadium. Gertrudis Tello came …
Maine District 3 pitcher Justin Courtney of Bangor delivers to the plate against Team Canada in the fourth inning of the opening game of the Senior League World Series on Sunday, August 11, 2013 at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor. Bangor won 8-1.

Courtney, Bangor top Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, in Senior League World Series opener

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 11, 2013, at 4:08 p.m.
A picture-perfect Sunday afternoon served as the backdrop to a nearly perfect performance by the Bangor all-stars, who opened the Senior League World Series with an 8-1 victory over Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, at Mansfield Stadium. The Maine District 3 champions scored their fifth consecutive victory over …
 
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