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Brunswick number one singles Dasol Kim returns the ball to Bangor's Dennis Stewart during their tennis match at Bangor Friday.

Experienced Brunswick tops Bangor boys tennis in battle of unbeatens

Second-ranked Bangor (3-1) held leads at stages of both doubles matches before Brunswick mounted comebacks.
 Brewer High School's Trey Wood (left) escapes a tackle by Jason Barnes (center) with help from teammate Zac Duncan during their Class B high school football semifinal playoff game on Doyle Field, Nov. 4, 2016.

Brewer’s Wood to join UMaine football program

The 6-foot, 240-pound halfback and linebacker will join the University of Maine football program as a walk-on beginning with the Black Bears’ preseason camp this August.

Leighton home run lifts Nokomis softball to victory over Gardiner

Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird watches a game against the Atlanta Hawks this season. Bird reportedly will step down from his position.
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Bird resigns as Pacers president of basketball operations

UMaine field hockey team taps league rival for coach

Hermon's Laura Zenk misjudges a fly ball from Old Town during their softball game in Old Town Thursday.

Hermon rallies in eighth inning for win over Old Town

Mitchell Trubisky of the University of North Carolina (left) poses with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell as he is selected as the No. 2 overall pick to the Chicago Bears in the first round the 2017 NFL Draft at Philadelphia Museum of Art on Thursday night. Defensive lineman Myles Garrett of Texas A&M was the top pick, going to the Cleveland Browns.

NFL Draft: Browns take DL Garrett first; three QBs go quickly

UMaine baseball, softball teams hit the road for conference series

Longtime Bangor High School assistant coach Joe Nelson (left), pictured on the bench alongside boys basketball coach Roger Reed in 2011, has been hired as the head coach of the Rams’ girls basketball program.

‘A perfect fit:’ Longtime assistant named Bangor girls basketball coach

Joe Nelson has been an active part of the Bangor High School athletic scene since playing sports for the Rams during the mid- and late-1980s.
Ann Tolan (left) and Caitlyn Tycz of the Long Reach Swim Club in Bath pose together after a successful day of racing at the 2016 YMCA national championships. The duo, along with Olivia Harper and Ella Martin, set a national record of 1 minute, 33.2 seconds in the 200-yard freestyle relay. They became the first team from Maine to win a relay gold at the Y Nationals.

Swimmers continue Long Reach club’s tradition at YMCA Nationals

MPA eases cooperative team enrollment rule; adds classes for volleyball, lacrosse

Perhaps the most significant change was the cooperative team policy, in which multiple schools are allowed to form collaborative teams.
Boston's Dustin Pedroia tags out New York's Matt Holliday trying to stretch a single into a double during the seventh inning of Thursday night's game at Fenway Park in Boston. The Yankees won 3-0.

Tanaka outduels Sale as Yankees sweep Red Sox

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Bucksport softball seeking another title run

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