Softball

 

Holmes leads Bangor West all-stars past Lincoln

on June 29, 2017, at 9:43 p.m.
University of Maine's Alyssa Derrick throws a ball to first during  softball practice in April.

UMaine softball player wows social media with football toss

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 27, 2017, at 4:25 p.m.
“They were all in awe of when I would throw it,” Derrick said. “I was like, ‘this is normal for me.’”
Hermon's Hailey Perry catches a pitch during a game against Old Town in May 2016. Perry has been named Miss Maine Softball.

Hermon catcher earns Miss Maine Softball award

By Larry Mahoney on June 22, 2017, at 8:03 p.m.
Bucksport's Katelin Saunders pitches to Orono during a May 2017 softball game in Bucksport.

Dominating pitching again carries North softball teams to state titles

By Larry Mahoney on June 20, 2017, at 9:52 a.m.
All three will be back next season. Smith and Saunders were juniors this season and McKechnie was a freshman.

High school softball state summaries

on June 18, 2017, at 9:37 a.m.

Coffin Field crew had a busy day preparing waterlogged field for C softball final

By Larry Mahoney on June 18, 2017, at 8:23 a.m.
“It was the worst I had ever seen the field on the day of a game,” Brewer softball coach Skip Estes said.
Penobscot Valley players celebrate after defeating Richmond, 4-0, in the State Class D softball title game at St. Joseph's College in Standish on Saturday.

Penobscot Valley halts Richmond streak at 88, wins ‘D’ softball title

By Bob Conn, Times Record on June 18, 2017, at 1:29 a.m.

Bucksport rallies to edge Madison for ‘C’ softball championship

By Larry Mahoney on June 17, 2017, at 8:40 p.m.

Volk pitches Scarborough to Class A softball crown

By Ernie Clark on June 17, 2017, at 8:26 p.m.
Old Town pitcher Mckenna Smith delivers a pitch against Fryeburg during the Class B state softball championship at St. Joseph's College in Standish on Saturday.

Smith dominates as Old Town repeats as ‘B’ softball champ

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 17, 2017, at 7:39 p.m.
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, Bucksport players among Miss Maine Softball finalists

By Larry Mahoney on June 16, 2017, at 7:33 p.m.
Hermon High School catcher Hailey Perry and Scarborough High School pitcher Lilly Volk and Bucksport High School center fielder Madysen Robichaud are among the finalists for Miss Maine Softball.
Madysen Robichaud (right) of Bucksport prepares to be mobbed by her teammates after blasting a game-winning, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning during Wednesday's Class C North softball championship game against Mattanawcook Academy in Brewer. The Golden Bucks won 2-1.

Bucksport senior center fielder on a roll entering state softball final

By Larry Mahoney on June 16, 2017, at 1:16 p.m.
Sisters Leine McKechnie (left) and Kortney McKechnie have provided Penobscot Valley High School with a formidable battery in 2017. Leine, a freshman pitcher, and Kortney, a junior catcher, have helped propel the Howlers from Howland into Saturday's Class C softball state championship game against Richmond at Saint Joseph's College in Standish.

Sister tandem propels Penobscot Valley into ‘D’ softball state game

By Larry Mahoney on June 15, 2017, at 8:45 a.m.
Leine McKechnie is having a remarkable freshman season for the 19-0 Howlers and her sister Kortney, a 17-year-old junior, has been her catcher — as she has been through much of her career.

Wednesday’s Bucksport-Mattanawcook softball summary

on June 14, 2017, at 10:19 p.m.
Members of the Skowhegan High School softball team gather for a group celebration after the Indians beat Oxford Hills of South Paris 5-4 in the Class A North championship game in Augusta on Wednesday.

Skowhegan edges Oxford Hills for ‘A’ North softball title

By Will Kramlich, Sun Journal on June 14, 2017, at 10:02 p.m.
Madysen Robichaud (right) of Bucksport prepares to be mobbed by her teammates after blasting a game-winning, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning during Wednesday's Class C North softball championship game against Mattanawcook Academy in Brewer. The Golden Bucks won 2-1.

Robichaud’s home run lifts Bucksport to ‘C’ North softball championship

By Larry Mahoney on June 14, 2017, at 9:38 p.m.

Richmond handles Greenville for 88th straight softball victory

By Christian Sandler, Times Record on June 13, 2017, at 10:26 p.m.

Old Town, Oceanside softball sum

on June 13, 2017, at 10:23 p.m.
Old Town's Natalie St. Louis (right) is tagged out at home by Oceanside's Abby Veilleux during their Class B North softball championship game at Coffin Field in Brewer on Tuesday. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Old Town nips Oceanside in 8 innings to defend ‘B’ North softball crown

By Larry Mahoney on June 13, 2017, at 9:35 p.m.

PVHS, SACS softball sum

on June 13, 2017, at 8:09 p.m.