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Jonesport-Beals coach Ordman Alley yells to his players during a basketball game in this February 2003 file photo.

Sexual abuse allegations preceded Ordman Alley’s ouster from Maine sports halls of fame

BANGOR, Maine — Allegations of sexual abuse against famed Jonesport-Beals High School basketball coach Ordman Alley precipitated his recent removal from two Maine athletic halls …
The Boston Red Sox won the bidding for Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, who is expected to join the team this season.

Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to join Red Sox after signing $72.5 million deal

The Boston Red Sox won the bidding for Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, who is expected to join the team this season. ESPN reported that the …
Jonesport-Beals basketball head coach Ordie Alley ready with his team before a game at the Bangor Auditorium in this February 2005 file photo.
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Secrecy around Ordie Alley should end

What should have been a night of pride and celebration for the new Maine Basketball Hall of Fame was clouded by the mystery of the …
Jonesport-Beals basketball head coach Ordie Alley ready with his team before a game at the Bangor Auditorium in this February 2005 file photo.

Maine Basketball Hall of Fame rescinds induction of former Jonesport-Beals coach

BANGOR, Maine — As many of the most notable people in the state’s basketball community converged on the Cross Insurance Center for the inaugural induction …
A member of the track personnel at Hermon's Speedway 95 checks on Hollis' Bobby Nadeau, who rolled his race car duing the PASS Sportsman feature on April 19, 2009.

PASS Super Late Models, Mods, Sportsman return to Speedway 95 Sunday

HERMON, Maine — The last time the Pro All-Stars Series held a Super Late Model race at Hermon’s Speedway 95, Farmingdale’s Johnny Clark took the …

Achille goal lifts Maine women’s soccer team to opening victory

ORONO — Charlene Achille scored on a direct kick with 7 minutes, 38 seconds remaining in the game to lift the Maine Black Bears to …
New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) drops back to pass against the Carolina Panthers in the second half at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, Friday night. The Patriots defeated the Panthers 30-7.

Patriots batter Carolina Panthers 30-7

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — If this was the dress rehearsal, the Carolina Panthers have some serious work to do before taking off for Tampa in two …
Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez makes a catch for an out during the ninth inning against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park in Boston Friday night.

Mariners score 5 runs in 9th to stun Sox

BOSTON — Dustin Ackley singled in the tying and go-ahead runs in a five-run ninth as the Seattle Mariners battled back to stun the Boston …

Sea Dogs rally past Fisher Cats

MANCHESTER, N.H. — The Portland Sea Dogs took home their third one-run victory of the road trip with a 4-3 win over the New Hampshire …
Joanne Palombo-McCallie (left) jokes with Paul Vachon while signing basketballs before they were inducted into the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame on Thursday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Trailblazers Blais Manning, Bouchard, Palombo-McCallie lead Maine Basketball Hall of Fame’s first induction

BANGOR, Maine — Lisa Blais was a trailblazer. So were Rachel Bouchard and Joanne Palombo. They not only helped put high school girls basketball on …
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Baseball Remains Alive in Queen City

Baseball is a dying sport in America, or so the pundits say.  I can’t say I really blame them as there is plenty of anecdotal evidence to support …
A rendering of a possible indoor ice rink proposed on land next to Scarborough High School.

Scarborough puts plan for $5.5 million indoor hockey rink on ice

SCARBOROUGH, Maine — The Town Council put a temporary freeze Wednesday on plans for an indoor ice hockey rink at Oak Hill. Councilors also scheduled …

Former Stearns High School football star named team’s head coach

MILLINOCKET, Maine — John Jamo’s been pretty busy this week conducting double sessions with the Stearns High School football team. But presumably he was going …

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