Softball

 
Ellsworth High School girl's softball pitcher Megan Hunt (19) delivers a pitch in the fourth inning of their game against Camden Hills in Ellsworth, June 5, 2012. Head coach Roberts resigned his position so he can work with Ellsworth pitchers, as well as those from other communities, outside the spring season.

Ellsworth softball coach resigns to better prepare Eagles pitchers

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 08, 2016, at 10:05 a.m.
Softball coach Rick Roberts resigned his position so he can work with Ellsworth pitchers, as well as those from other communities, outside the spring season.

UMaine’s ‘Male Athletes Against Violence’ to host White Ribbon Campaign

By Pete Warner on Dec. 05, 2016, at 3:16 p.m.
The University of Maine’s “Male Athletes Against Violence” will be hosting “White Ribbon Campaign” week from Dec. 5 to 9, an effort focused on ending men’s violence against women.
Hermon's Hailey Perry connects with a pitch from Old Town during their softball game at Hermon on June 11.

UMaine announces seven-member softball recruiting class

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 29, 2016, at 6 p.m.
Coach Mike Coutts and the Black Bears announced their recruiting class, which includes two Maine players, that will join the team for the 2017-18 academic year.

On Deck, a sports calendar for Nov. 17, 2016

on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:19 p.m.
Hermon's Hailey Perry makes a catch during the softball game against Old Town at Old Town in this May 2016 file photo.

Hermon catcher signs National Letter of Intent to play at UMaine

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 16, 2016, at 2:28 p.m.
Hailey Perry, a catcher for Hermon, signed her National Letter of Intent to play for coach Mike Coutts’ Black Bears on Tuesday.
Danni Kemp

UMaine softball team raising funds for stricken Stony Brook player

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 15, 2016, at 2:11 p.m.
Kemp, a member of Stony Brook’s softball team, was recently diagnosed with the brain tumor.
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.

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 14, 2016

on July 14, 2016, at 8:20 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 7, 2016

on July 07, 2016, at 8:32 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 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.
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.
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.