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Foxcroft Academy's Billy Brock (right) picks up Winslow's Patrick Hopkins during their finals match in the 182-pound weight class at the Class B state wrestling championships at Oceanside High School in Rockland in this February 2016 file photo. Brock won the match by pin to seal Foxcroft's team title.

‘I think it’s a miracle’: Wrestler’s unlikely return boosts Foxcroft’s title hopes

“I took my brace off and started walking around, bouncing and telling myself I was going to be able to wrestle. Then I started jogging and running and going to wrestling practice.”
Hampden Academy senior Johann Bradley celebrates after breaking the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League record in the pole vault, clearing 14 feet, 3.25 inches, on Saturday at the University of Maine's New Balance Field House in Orono.

Hampden senior sets a pole vault record

The records continue to fall in the Penobscot Valley Conference-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League.
The University of Maine's Laia Sole (center) scrambles for the ball with Hartford's Darby Lee (right) and Lyndsey Abed (foreground left) during the game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor last week.

Ladies of Spain make instant impact on UMaine women’s basketball team

“You don’t practice taking charges in Europe. If you get knocked down, they’re going to make a basket.”
Most high school and college basketball games and other athletic events scheduled for Tuesday in Maine have been postponed because of the weather.

Tuesday’s high school and college game postponements

A passenger watches airplanes from Terminal 3 at Heathrow Airport in London, July 3, 2014.

Study finds jet lag for MLB players enough to ‘erase the home field advantage’

Even before this study, the MLB has been working to alleviate player fatigue by changing several scheduling rules for 2018.
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Fort Fairfield honors a true team player — 55 years later

Houlton-Hodgdon-Southern Aroostook-Katahdin's Nate Lilley (left) stops a shot from Old Town-Orono's Tyler Wheeler during their hockey game on Jan. 14 at Alfond Arena in Orono.

Blackhawks hockey program makes dramatic turnaround

The Blackhawks have turned it around. They are 8-4, including a rare win over fourth-place Brewer, which is 7-3-1.

Hermon, Houlton claim PVC cheering crowns

Hermon claimed the Class B title with a narrow victory over Ellsworth. Houlton took the Class C title.
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Messalonskee girls set sights on Class A North title

New England Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan (15) runs the ball against Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Cortez Allen (28) and cornerback Ross Cockrell (31) during the third quarter in the 2017 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on Sunday night. The Patriots won 36-17 and will face the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl on Feb. 5.

Brady, Pats rout Steelers for another AFC title

Jared Austin (right) of Brewer, pictured during a Jan. 6 game against Hampden Academy, scored 14 points on Saturday to lead the Witches to a 48-27 victory over arch-rival Bangor at Brewer High School.

Brewer boys clamp down on defense, beat rival Bangor

UMaine women rally in second half to upend Albany

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