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Pro tips: Polish your golf swing, get out of sand traps

BANGOR | A wayward tee shot or approach shot has landed in a bunker or in the deep rough. The next shot probably will …
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Busiest Race Days of the Spring

Episode 56 May 24, 2015 Analysis of Hinchcliffe Crash With IndyCars pounding the walls at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in preparation for time trials and in …
University of Maine teammates Danny Diaz (left) and Scott Heath tap gloves during warm-ups for Thursday's America East Baseball Championship opener at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Massachusetts. Maine went 0-2 in the tourney and finished with a 24-28 record.
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Thin pitching, inconsistent offense hampered UMaine baseball success

The University of Maine baseball team closed out its season Friday with an 11-2 loss to Hartford in the America East tournament. Coach Steve Trimper’s …
Carsyn Koch of Cedarville University in Ohio (third from right) leads the field down the track during a recent meet.  The freshman from Washburn finished second in the 800-meter run Saturday at the NCAA Division II Women’s Track and Field Championships at at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan.

Washburn runner places second at NCAA Division II nationals

Carsyn Koch of Washburn achieved All-America status on Saturday with her performance in the 800-meter run at the NCAA Division II Women’s Track and Field …

Trip to Italy enhances team bond for UMaine women’s basketball squad

Editor’s Note: Anna Heise of the University of Maine has agreed to write a blog during the Black Bears women’s basketball team’s trip to Italy. …
Boston's Wade Miley delivers a first-inning pitch against the Los Angeles Angels Sunday at Fenway Park in Boston.

Napoli, Miley power Sox past Angels

BOSTON — Mike Napoli thought he would switch it up before Friday night’s game, reversing roles with a child in Boston’s dugout, asking him to …

Auto racing roundup: Winterport driver captures Outlaw Super Series race at 95

HERMON | Joey Doyon of Winterport captured victory in the visiting Outlaw Super Series Saturday night at Speedway 95. Ric­ky Burgess seemed to have …

Sea Dogs fail to capitalize on chances in 3-2 loss to Reading

PORTLAND | The Portland Sea Dogs had the lead runner reach in the final seven innings, but Reading held on for a 3-2 Eastern …
IndyCar Series driver Juan Pablo Montoya celebrates after winning the Indianapolis 500 Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Montoya passes Power to capture his second Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS — The old guy ruled Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Juan Pablo Montoya, who turns 40 in September, joined the Indianapolis 500’s two-time winner’s …
University of Southern Maine junior Sam Dexter throws to first in a Sanford Mainers game last June.

Coaches association names USM shortstop Divison III Player of the Year

APPLETON, Wisconsin — University of Southern Maine junior shortstop Sam Dexter of Oakland received the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings Gold Bat Award as the National …
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Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right in Skowhegan Mascot Debate

Two wrongs don’t make a right.  It is a truism that’s been burned inside of me by my mother.  Perhaps you have been reminded of …
Gardiner's Julia Nadeau (right) slides safely home past Nokomis' Mikayla Charters during their softball game in Newport Friday.

Undefeated Gardiner softball team holds off Nokomis

NEWPORT | The Gardiner High School softball team spent practice time devoted to making catches against the fence and it came in handy Friday …
Senior Scott Heath of Westbrook delivers a pitch during Friday's America East baseball elimination game at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Massachusetts. Hartford beat the University of Maine 11-2 to end the Black Bears' season.

Hartford ousts UMaine from America East tourney

LOWELL, Massachusetts — The University of Maine baseball team went out with an unexpected whimper Friday afternoon. The Hartford Hawks piled up 16 hits and …

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