Softball

 
Maine Little League umpire Steve Schwartz.

For Portland lawyer at Little League Softball World Series, umpiring a stress reliever

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 10, 2016, at 10:30 a.m.
Steve Schwartz is one of 11 volunteer umpires from around the world selected to work at the 2016 Little League Softball World Series that began Wednesday in Portland, Oregon.

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 21, 2016

on July 21, 2016, at 8:52 p.m.
BASEBALL OLD TOWN — Old Town Recreation Department’s Grand Slam Baseball Academy, 2 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 25-29, at Herbert Sargent Community Center, for boys and girls ages 6-12. Hitting, catching, throwing and baserunning. Appropriate for beginners and experienced players. Featuring former college coach Dean Husted and other coaches. Cost …

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 14, 2016

on July 14, 2016, at 8:20 p.m.
BASEBALL OLD TOWN — Old Town Recreation Department’s Grand Slam Baseball Academy, 2 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 25-29, at Herbert Sargent Community Center, for boys and girls ages 6-12. Hitting, catching, throwing and baserunning. Appropriate for beginners and experienced players. Featuring former college coach Dean Husted and other coaches. Cost …

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 7, 2016

on July 07, 2016, at 8:32 p.m.
BASEBALL OLD TOWN — Old Town Recreation Department’s Grand Slam Baseball Academy, 2 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 25-29, at Herbert Sargent Community Center, for boys and girls ages 6-12. Hitting, catching, throwing and baserunning. Appropriate for beginners and experienced players. Featuring former college coach Dean Husted and other coaches. Cost …
Hermon's Hailey Perry connects with a pitch from Old Town during their softball game at Hermon on June 11. Old Town won 1-0.

Hermon High School softball standout commits to play at UMaine

By Larry Mahoney on July 06, 2016, at 9:21 a.m.
Perry, who will be on a partial scholarship, hit .604 during the regular season and led the Hawks in RBIs with 37.

Houlton baseball, Lincoln softball post all-star victories

on June 28, 2016, at 9:37 p.m.
D3 baseball, 11-12 Houlton 13, Sebasticook 4 At Houlton, Haven Hanning hit a two-run home run to help Houlton beat Sebasticook Valley in the District 3 tourney game. Nolan Hodgkins notched the pitching win with eight strikeouts in 5 ⅓ innings. He helped his cause with a double and a …
Karli Theberge of Hermon High School, pictured pitching against Old Town in the Class B North semifinals on June 11, on Thursday was named Miss Maine Softball, the top senior player in the state.

Hermon star named Miss Maine Softball

By Larry Mahoney on June 23, 2016, at 7:34 p.m.
“She had an outstanding year,” said Hermon coach Meg McCrum. “She stepped up big all year.”
Bucksport third baseman Julia Zavalza (left) gets ready to put the tag on Madison High School's Madeline Wood after the Bucks caught Wood in a rundown during the Class C softball championship at St. Joseph's College in Standish on Saturday.

Madison defeats Bucksport 3-1 for Class C state softball title

By Kevin Mills, Sun Journal on June 18, 2016, at 10:01 p.m.
Madeline Wood got the win for Madison. She allowed just four hits and struck out seven.
Skowhegan pitcher Sydney Ames delivers a pitch during Saturday's state championship softball game against Biddeford at St. Joseph's College in Standish.  Biddeford won the game 12-7.

Biddeford captures Class A state softball crown with win over Skowhegan

By Kevin Mills, Sun Journal on June 18, 2016, at 9:50 p.m.
Biddeford was able to thwart the Indians’ comeback hopes and respond with a big inning, eventually finishing off Skowhegan with a 12-7 win.
The Old Town baseball team and softball  team pose together for a picture at Coffin Field in Brewer on Saturday after both squads won state championships.

Old Town rallies past York for first Class B softball title since 2012

By Larry Mahoney on June 18, 2016, at 8:57 p.m.
The Coyotes rallied for four runs in the fifth inning and went on to post a 6-3 triumph.
Stearns player Peighton Ingersoll (18) stirs up the home fans during the state championship game against Richmond at Coffin Field in Brewer on Saturday.

Richmond beats Stearns for 70th straight win and fourth straight state Class D softball title

By Larry Mahoney on June 18, 2016, at 4:37 p.m.
The Bobcats jumped out to a 9-1 lead after two innings.
Old Town's Olivia Albert pitches to Nokomis during their softball game Thursday in Old Town.

Teen pitcher leads Old Town softball team to berth in Class B final

By Larry Mahoney on June 17, 2016, at 7:43 p.m.
Olivia Albert will enter the Class B softball final against York with an 8-1 record and a 2.20 earned run average over 60⅓ innings this season.

Wednesday’s North softball sums

on June 15, 2016, at 10:54 p.m.
Class B OLD TOWN 3, WINSLOW 1 Old Town (16-3) 100-000-1 — 1 2 0 Winslow (17-2) 000-100-0 — 2 7 2 Albert and St. Louis; Libby and Richards E: none; Veilleux, Pullen; 2B: Richards; Guimond; LOB: Old Town 4; Winslow 6; PB: none; Richards; SB: none; Veilleux; SH: none; …
Stearns' Cassidy McLeod watches the ball go over the fence for a grand slam in the second inning of the Class D North softball championship game at Coffin Field on Wednesday evening.  Stearns won the game 12-1.

Stearns earns rematch with Richmond after topping Madawaska in D North softball final

By Larry Mahoney on June 15, 2016, at 9:45 p.m.
BREWER | After losing in the Class D state final to Richmond last spring, the Stearns High School softball team from Millinocket wanted another crack at Richmond this season. The Lady Minutemen earned that opportunity Wednesday night as they received a grand slam, two singles and six RBIs from …

Old Town rallies by Winslow in 7th to capture B North softball crown

By Larry Mahoney on June 15, 2016, at 7 p.m.
It was the eighth straight win for the fourth seed Coyotes, which are now 16-3 and will face York in Saturday’s 4 p.m. state final in Brewer.

Bucksport-Mattanawcook softball sum

on June 14, 2016, at 9:55 p.m.
High school softball Class C North final BUCKSPORT 3, MATTANAWCOOK 1 Mattanawcook (15-4) 000 001 0- — 1 2 1 Bucksport (18-1) 002 001 x — 3 8 0 McLaughlin and Page; Saunders and Smith E: Tash; 2B: Libby; Dupont; HR: none; Zavalza (2); LOB: Mattanawcook 1; Bucksport 12; SH: …
 Bucksport celebrates after defeating Mattanawcook during their softball game Tuesday at Coffin Field in Brewer.

Sophomore pitcher leads Bucksport softball to Class C North crown

By Larry Mahoney on June 14, 2016, at 9:33 p.m.
Katelin Saunders won the duel 3-1 over Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln’s Haley McLaughlin.
Hermon's Karli Theberge connects with the ball from Old Town during their softball game at Hermon in this May 2016 file photo.

Nine finalists named for Miss Maine Softball award

on June 14, 2016, at 4:35 p.m.
High school softball standouts Emily Gilmore of Bangor and Karli Theberge of Hermon are two of the nine finalists who have been named finalists for the Miss Maine Softball award by the Maine Softball Coaches Association. The award, given to the state’s top senior, will be announced at the Senior …
Bangor's George Payne (right) celebrates with teammate Derek Fournier after scoring a run against Brewer during a Class A North baseball semifinal at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor Saturday. Bangor won 5-0 and advanced to take on Edward Little in the North championship on Tuessday at Morton Field in Augusta.

Regional high school baseball, softball titles set Tuesday, Wednesday

on June 12, 2016, at 8:38 p.m.
High school baseball and softball regional championships in North and South are set with the Class A and C finals on Tuesday and the Class B and D finals on Wednesday. Semifinal games were held Saturday. In the North baseball finals on Tuesday, Bangor will battle Edward Little of Auburn …

Old Town-Hermon softball sum

on June 11, 2016, at 9:53 p.m.
High school softball OLD TOWN 1, HERMON 0 Old Town (15-3) 100-000-0 — 1 4 0 Hermon (17-1) 000-000-0 — 0 4 0 Albert and St. Louis; Theberge and Perry E: none; 3B: M. Smith, none; LOB: Old Town 3, Hermon 6; SH: Hayward; ZenkStory continues below advertisement. Repeat hitters: …