OXFORD — Defending Beech Ridge Motor Speedway Pro Series champion Curtis Gerry drove outside of Scott McDaniel on lap 198, survived four late restarts and hung on to win the 44th annual Scott’s Recreation Oxford 250 Sunday night at Oxford Plains Speedway. Gerry, of Waterboro, led… Read More
    Not everyday on the farm is a good day. Today was a day we had been building towards all summer. Eleven weeks ago, 30 Red Ranger Broiler chickens we ordered from Paris Farmers Union came to live on our farm for the summer. Today, they went to the butcher to be processed. Read More
    BOSTON — The way Tim Beckham is swinging that bat right now, postseason baseball might be in the Baltimore Orioles’ future after all. The recently acquired Beckham caused more mayhem at the plate Saturday with a three-run homer that helped the Orioles to a 7-0 victory… Read More
    Whenever we get the opportunity to get off the farm, it conjures mixed emotions. Honestly, the thought of leaving fills me with anxiety, there is so much to do. Currently, the weeds and the Colorado potato beetles are out of control, and the only thing that can cure… Read More
    MARS HILL, Maine — The Central Aroostook Panthers are considered by many as one of the top girls soccer teams in Class D North. Unfortunately for them, they play in the same division and meet up twice a year with Ashland — the defending state champion. Read More
    My wife grew up in Mount Vernon. When I first came here and met her neighbors and friends and saw the way her face lit up, I knew this is where we were going to end up. I have never once regretted that decision. It is one of the few places where I feel there is genuine community left in our world. Read More
    BASEBALL, LITTLE LEAGUE Southeast Regional, semifinal, 7 p.m., ESPN-TV Southwest Regional, semifinal, 9 p.m., ESPN2-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE Chicago Cubs at San Francisco Giants, 10 p.m., ESPN-TV TRACK & FIELD IAAF World Championships, 2 p.m., NBCSN-TV  … Read More
    I’ll be participating in the celebration of International Bog Day at the Orono Bog Boardwalk from 12:45 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, in the Bangor City Forest (also known as the Rolland F. Perry City Forest). At the family-friendly event, I’ll be giving a short speech… Read More
    American Sam Querrey beat world No. 1 and defending champion Andy Murray in a five-set quarterfinal shocker, Roger Federer moved into the semifinals for the 12th time and Novak Djokovic retired with an injury at Wimbledon on Wednesday, Querrey, seeded No. 24, advanced to his first… Read More
    MIAMI — For the first time in more than a decade, this All-Star Game didn’t count, at least in terms of home-field advantage in the World Series. However, it was still a tense, tight and well-played game with diving catches, two homers and a double play… Read More
    LINCOLN, Maine — Matt Holmes fired a four-hit shutout, walking two and striking out eight, to help Bangor West post a 3-0 District 3 Little League Baseball all-star victory over Lincoln on Thursday. Wyatt Stevens singled twice and drove in a run for 1-0 Bangor West,… Read More
    BASKETBALL GLENBURN — RESULTS Basketball of Maine clinics, July 10-14 at Glenburn Elementary School, 9 a.m. to noon for boys and girls entering grades 2-8, $130 per player; offering accessible, affordable basketball instruction, co-directors Matt MacKenzie and Mark Baxter; emphasis on building fundamental skills, free T-shirt,… Read More