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Former Maine men’s hockey coach Whitehead leads Kimball Union Academy to title

Tim Whitehead made a smooth and successful transition to coaching at the prep school level. Whitehead, who was fired after 12 years as the head …
The University of Maine men's basketball coaching staff in 2009 included Chris Markwood (second left), Doug Leichner, and Ted Woodward.

Leichner, Markwood, Sorrentine among possible candidates to fill UMaine men’s basketball post

With Ted Woodward out as the head men’s basketball coach at the University of Maine, speculation is rampant about a possible successor. Woodward had been …
Maine men’s basketball coach Ted Woodward calls a timeout and talks to his team during a game in December 2011. Woodward was fired by the university on Monday.

Player departures signalled internal problems with Woodward’s UMaine men’s basketball teams

Ted Woodward’s tenure as the men’s basketball coach at the University of Maine was fairly typical compared to his two predecessors. His stint lasted longer …
Chicago's Marcus Simien (center) celebrates with the team after defeating the Boston Red Sox at U.S Cellular Field in Chicago Tuesday night. The White Sox won 2-1.

White Sox hand slumping Red Sox third straight loss

CHICAGO — Alexei Ramirez is making a habit out of scoring the game-winning run for the Chicago White Sox in the bottom of ninth inning. …
Brewer High School softball coach Skip Estes talks to the players during practice last season.

Young Brewer High softball team faces a challenge to stay on top in Class A

Brewer has been one of the state’s top high school softball teams over the last decade. Coach Skip Estes has guided his eight Witch teams …
Dimitry Akanda-Coronel

Former UMaine men’s basketball player heading to Bryant

It didn’t take long for former UMaine basketball player Dimitry Akanda-Coronel to choose his next school. College Basketball Magazine has reported on its Twitter feed …
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell (53) argues with umpire Bob Davidson (61) after being thrown out of the game against the New York Yankees during the fourth inning at Yankee Stadium on April 13.

MLB fines Boston’s Farrell for remarks about replay

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell has been fined by Major League Baseball for criticizing the new instant replay system being used this season, the …
The University of Maine on Monday fired men's basketball head coach Ted Woodward, buying out his contract to end his 10-year tenure in the position.

UMaine fires men’s basketball coach Ted Woodward

UMaine President Paul Ferguson announced Monday that the university will buy out Woodward’s contract, ending his tenure as coach, effective immediately.

Black Bear hockey team lands hard-nosed winger whose father played in NHL

University of Maine men’s hockey coach Red Gendron continues to add size to his lineup for next season. Six-foot-one, 178-pound left winger Cedric Lacroix, son …

Former Brewer High School three-sport athlete named school’s girls basketball coach

Chris Horr, who was the assistant girls basketball coach at Brewer High School this past season, has been elevated to head coach. He was approved …

Brewer fighter breaks hand but still wins Cage FX MMA crown

Bruce Boyington returned home from Saturday night’s Cage FX lightweight title fight with a broken right hand. Fortunately for the Brewer resident and mixed martial …
Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk takes a shot as Philadelphia 76ers forward Thaddeus Young defends during the second quarter of the game at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia Monday night.

Rookie guard helps 76ers hold off Celtics

PHILADELPHIA — Rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams had 21 points, a career-high 14 rebounds and six assists Monday night as the Philadelphia 76ers held off …

Six-run sixth inning propels Sea Dogs by Mets

PORTLAND, Maine — The Portland Sea Dogs were held to just one hit through the first five innings, but scored six runs in the sixth …

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