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TV, radio schedule for July 4, 2014

on July 03, 2014, at 4:54 p.m.
Formula One, British Grand Prix, Practice, 9 a.m., NBCSN-TV Nationwide Series, Subway Firecracker 250, 3 p.m., Qualifying, FS1-TV, 7:30 p.m., ESPN2-TV; WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM), WWNZ Veazie (1400 AM); WFZX Searsport (101.7 FM) radio Sprint Cup, Coke Zero 400, Qualifying, 5 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BALTIMORE at …

TV, radio sports schedule for July 3, 2014

on July 02, 2014, at 4:27 p.m.
Thursday, July 3 AUTO RACING NASCAR Sprint Cup, Coke Zero 400, practice, 4 & 6:30 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE N.Y. YANKEES at MINNESOTA, 8 p.m., WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM) BASEBALL, MINOR LEAGUE ROCHESTER at PAWTUCKET, 6 p.m., NESN-TV PORTLAND at TRENTON, 7 p.m., Z105.5, WEZR Lewiston (1240 …

Local sports results for July 1, 2014

on July 01, 2014, at 9:52 p.m.
Golf HOLE-IN-ONE John Violette BANGOR-John Violette recorded a hole-in-one on the 158-yard third hole at Bangor Municipal Golf Course Tuesday. Violette used a 6-iron to notch the ace, which was witnessed by Dean Bowden. EMSGA At Jato Highlands Class A Gross: Jeff Dutch 73, Terry Whitney 75, Victor Jipson 75; …

Kyrgios too hot for Nadal, Sharapova bows out at Wimbledon

By Martyn Herman, Reuters on July 01, 2014, at 6:28 p.m.
LONDON — This time there was no escape for world No.1 Rafael Nadal. For the fourth match in a row at this year’s Wimbledon he got his fingers burned when losing the first set — only this time he was engulfed by player with dynamite in his strings by Australian …

Local sports results for July 1, 2014

on July 01, 2014, at 3:56 p.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE CHICAGO CUBS at BOSTON, 7 p.m., ESPN-TV, NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WSYY Millinocket (94.9 FM), WEGP Presque Isle (1390 AM), WKTJ Farmington (99.3 FM), WALZ Machias (95.3 FM), WLOB Portland …

Bouchard becomes Wimbledon’s first Canadian quarterfinalist

By Martyn Herman, Reuters on June 30, 2014, at 5:42 p.m.
LONDON — Eugenie Bouchard succeeded where Serena Williams failed as she beat Alize Cornet to reach the last eight of Wimbledon on a rain-hit Monday that produced another display of grass mastery by defending men’s champion Andy Murray. Frenchwoman Cornet caused a sensation on Saturday by removing five-time champion and …

Li toppled and Djokovic tumbles on Wimbledon’s grass

By Clare Lovell, Reuters on June 27, 2014, at 6:25 p.m.
LONDON — Wimbledon’s grass claimed its most notable victim so far when the women’s world No.2 Li Na exited the tournament on Friday and the lush lawns almost did in top men’s seed Novak Djokovic, who took an agonizing tumble. Two former champions also battled for supremacy in an ebb-and-flow …

TV, radio schedule for June 28-29, 2014

on June 27, 2014, at 4:55 p.m.
SATURDAY ACTION SPORTS Dew Tour, Beach Championships, Day 2, 1 p.m., NBC-TV AUTO RACING MotoGP, World Championship: Dutch Grand Prix, 7 a.m., FS-1 IndyCar Racing, Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston, race 1, 3 p.m., NBCSN-TV NHRA Drag Racing, O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 Nationals, qualifying, 8 p.m., ESPN2-TV …

Nadal avoids early Wimbledon exit

By Danielle Rossingh, Bloomberg on June 26, 2014, at 5:46 p.m.
WIMBLEDON, England — Rafael Nadal’s attempt to complete a third French Open-Wimbledon double is still alive, thanks to his forehand. The shot had let the second-seeded Spaniard down in the first hour of his second-round match against Lukas Rosol, the Czech who had ousted him at the same stage two …

TV, radio schedule for June 27, 2014

on June 26, 2014, at 4 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR, Nationwide Series: John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300, final practice, 9 a.m., FS1-TV, race, 7:30 p.m., ESPN-TV; WWNZ Veazie (1400 AM); WFZX Searsport (101.7 FM) radio NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series: Quaker State 400, final practice, 1 p.m., 5:30 p.m., qualifying, FS1-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at NEW …
Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after defeating Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic in their men's singles tennis match Wednesday at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London.

Djokovic overcomes Stepanek, joins Murray, Williams in 3rd round at Wimbledon

By Sara Marley and Danielle Rossingh, Bloomberg on June 25, 2014, at 6:22 p.m.
WIMBLEDON, England — Men’s top seed Novak Djokovic overcame an onslaught of volleys by Radek Stepanek Wednesday to move to the third round of Wimbledon. Serbia’s Djokovic beat Stepanek of the Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-5) on Centre Court at the All England Club in southwest London. …

TV, radio schedule for June 26, 2014

on June 25, 2014, at 4:16 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series: Kentucky, qualifying, 4:30 p.m., race, 8 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, Nationwide Series: John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300, practice, 6:30 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, MINOR LEAGUE NORFOLK at PAWTUCKET, 7 p.m., NESN-TV PORTLAND at READING, 7 p.m., Z105.5, WEZR Lewiston (1240 AM), WTME Rumford (780 …

Nadal ends Wimbledon losing streak

By Danielle Rossingh, Bloomberg on June 24, 2014, at 5:44 p.m.
WIMBLEDON, England — Rafael Nadal ended his two-year losing streak at Wimbledon with a four-set win while Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova cruised into the next round without dropping a set. Nadal, a two-time champion, on Tuesday beat Slovakia’s Martin Klizan, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 on Centre Court at the …

TV, radio schedule for June 25, 2014

on June 24, 2014, at 4:50 p.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at SEATTLE, 10 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WSYY Millinocket (94.9 FM), WEGP Presque Isle (1390 AM), WKTJ Farmington (99.3 FM), WALZ Machias (95.3 FM), WLOB Portland (1310 AM), …
Andy Murray in action during his match against David Goffin on day one of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships on Monday at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club.

Returning hero Murray has perfect start at Wimbledon

By Martyn Herman, Reuters on June 23, 2014, at 8:33 p.m.
LONDON — All was as it should be on the opening day of Wimbledon when returning British hero Andy Murray opened the defense of his historic title with an impressive first-round victory on Monday. Under bright skies, with the Centre Court grass glistening, his grandparents in the royal box and …

Sports briefs for June 23, 2014

By Staff and Wire Service Reports on June 22, 2014, at 5:51 p.m.
Yarmouth’s Mavor wins 45th A&J Open PORTLAND — Top-seeded Brian Mavor of Yarmouth captured the men’s open singles title at the 45th annual A&J Open by saving six match points in route to a 2-6, 6-4, 7-6(6) victory over unseeded University of Southern Maine netman Kyle Curley of Gorham. Mavor, …

TV, radio sports schedule for June 23, 2014

on June 22, 2014, at 4:12 p.m.
BASEBALL, COLLEGE World Series Final Game 1, VANDERBILT vs. VIRGINIA, 8 p.m., ESPN-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at SEATTLE, 10 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WSYY Millinocket (94.9 FM), WEGP Presque Isle (1390 …
Falmouth High School tennis captains Justin Brogan, left, and Brendan McCarthy receive the State Class A Championship trophy on Monday at Bates College in Lewiston after downing Mount Ararat, 3-2.

McCarthy leads Falmouth High boys by Mount Ararat in Class A state final

By Bob Conn, Times Record on June 16, 2014, at 10:31 p.m.
LEWISTON | The odds were certainly stacked against the Mount Ararat High School boys tennis team. Arguably, Falmouth has two of the top tennis players in the state of Maine in Justin Brogan at No. 1 singles, and No. 2 Brendan McCarthy, this year’s Maine Principals’ Association’s schoolboy champion. …
Falmouth's Olivia Leavitt gets ready to serve during her match against Brunswick's Maisie Silverman in the State Class A girls team championship match at Bates College in Lewiston on Monday.

Falmouth High girls tennis team beats Brunswick for seventh straight state title

By Bob Conn, Times Record on June 16, 2014, at 10:06 p.m.
LEWISTON | In a perfect scenario for Brunswick High School girls tennis coach Rob Manter, Monday’s State Class A championship was going to come down to top singles players Maisie Silverman of Brunswick and two-time Maine Principals’ Association schoolgirl champion Olivia Leavitt of Falmouth. Leavitt defeated Silverman in their …
Colleen O'Donnell of Waterville, pictured during the Purple Panthers' June 11 Eastern Maine Class B championship victory, was her team's only winner during Saturday's 4-1 state title loss to Greely of Cumberland Center.

Greely girls outlast Waterville, Cape Elizabeth boys sweep Camden Hills in Class B tennis state finals

By Ernie Clark on June 14, 2014, at 9:42 p.m.
PORTLAND | Anna Collins’ experience at Saturday evening’s Class B tennis state championship meet mirrored those of most of her Greely High School teammates. A sport often known more for the shot-making skills required had evolved into a survival of the fittest, with four of the Rangers’ five matches …
 
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