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Andrew Hillier of the Coffee News Comrades connects with a pitch from Post 51 in this July 2015 file photo during their American Legion baseball tournament game in Bangor. Hillier drove in the winning run in the Comrades 3-2 victory over Coastal Landscape during the state Legion tourney Wednesday in Augusta.

Bangor’s Coffee News rallies for opening-day win in Legion tourney

“That’s one of our strengths, we play nine innings,” said Peter Kemble. “We always play nine innings.”

Full week of harness racing planned at fair in Presque Isle

Harness racing begins at the Northern Maine Fair at 6 p.m. Friday.

Two-time defending SLWS champs ousted in US Southwest final

A new champion will be crowned at this year’s Senior League World Series after the final qualifying teams earned their berths Wednesday evening.
Bailey Plourde reacts to a successful putt during the Maine Women's Amateur State Championship at the Penobscot Valley Golf Course in Orono Wednesday.

Strong finish propels golfer to second straight Maine Women’s Amateur title

The determined Bailey Plourde reduced the lead to just one shot with seven holes to play, but Staci Creech steadied herself down the stretch and capitalized on Plourde’s misfortunes to win by 11 shots on the steamy, sun-drenched day.
Former University of Maine pitcher Stu Lacognata was in Orono Wednesday to watch his daughter, Elizabeth, compete in the Maine Women's Amateur golf tourney at the Penobscot Valley Country Club.

Former UMaine pitcher: Watching daughter play in golf tourney was ‘nerve-wracking’

Former University of Maine pitcher Stu Lacognata knows all about pressure situations.
Whitney Hand, 27, plays in the Maine Women’s Amateur golf tournament Tuesday at Penobscot Valley Country Club in Orono. Hand is thankful to be playing the game she loves again after a long struggle with heroin addiction that nearly took her life.

How golf helped rescue a Maine woman from heroin addiction

“I’ve come a long way. It has been very difficult. I’m just happy to be here. I was in so deep, I never thought I’d make it back,” said 27-year-old Whitney Hand.
William Kincaid (left) and Ben True (middle) and Ryan Hill (right) compete during the men’s 5000 meter first-round heats in the 2016 U.S. Olympic track and field team trials at Hayward Field on July 4 in Eugene, Oregon.

TD Beach to Beacon 10K adds two top Mainers to world-class field

“Ben [True] and Riley [Masters] will bring a large amount of inspiration to our younger runners.”
Detroit Tigers catcher James McCann prepares to catch a throw to home plate as Boston's Sandy Leon (3) begins to slide during the third inning at Thursdasy Fenway Park in Boston. Leon was tagged out.

Cabrera’s blast helps Tigers complete sweep of Red Sox

BOSTON — There are few better ways to end a road trip than completing a sweep of a team that had never been swept. That’s …
Comrades' Peter Kemble pitches to Post 51 during their American Legion baseball tournament at Husson University in Bangor, July 24, 2015.

Coffee News pitcher earns top Zone 1 award

Peter Kemble pitched in the shadows of older teammates during his early years with the Bangor Coffee News American Legion baseball program.

CAA preseason poll picks UMaine football to finish ninth

University of Maine’s Pat Ricard said he was honored to be selected to the Colonial Athletic Association’s preseason all-conference team at the league’s media day on Tuesday in Baltimore but he also knows it doesn’t mean much.
Charlie's Maine Open winner Ted Brown lines up a put on the 17th green during the final round of the golf tournament Tuesday at the Augusta Country Club in Manchester.

Virginia pro avoids late trouble to capture Maine Open

MANCHESTER | Ted Brown said he doesn’t keep balls that he bogeys but he may want to hold onto one that he used for …
Maine Maritime Academy soccer player Christopher Gilman (right) has been named the North Atlantic Conference Man of the Year.

League names MMA soccer player man of the year

Maine Maritime Academy men’s soccer player Christopher Gilman of Old Town has been selected as the North Atlantic Conference Man of the Year, the league …

Scarborough all-stars advance to Little League state final

ORRINGTON | The Scarborough all-star team advanced to the championship round with a 19-7 victory over Biddeford in the winners bracket at the Little …

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