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Mike Van Sickle stands next to the Greater Bangor Open scoreboard at Bangor Municipal Golf Course after shooting a course-record 60 Thursday in the first round of the tournament.

Former Marquette standout sets golf course record at Greater Bangor Open

BANGOR, Maine — Former Marquette University three-time All America Mike Van Sickle recorded two eagles and five birdies to set a course-record 60 at Bangor …
Jesse Speirs of Bangor tees off on the 10th hole on the first day of the Greater Bangor Open at the Bangor Municipal Golf Course on Thursday.

Bangor native takes break from Canadian tour for chance to win second Greater Bangor Open

BANGOR, Maine — Jesse Speirs is plugging away. The 27-year-old Bangor native has been playing on the Canadian PGA Tour but has returned to Bangor …
Head coach Jack Cosgrove looks on as sophomore quarterback Daniel Collins scrambles for yardage during the 10th annual Jeff Cole scrimmage at Morse Field at the University of Maine.

Members of UMaine football team accused of illegal drinking at Sand Beach

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine — A gathering Saturday at Sand Beach that included members of the University of Maine football team resulted in four players …

Maine 16-and-under boys basketball squad wins opening game at AAU nationals

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky — Guard Tom Coyne of Falmouth scored 24 points Wednesday as the Maine-MBR 16-and-under boys basketball team won its opening game at the …
 Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester throws a pitch against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning at Fenway Park in Boston on Sunday.

Lester asks Red Sox to pause contract talks

Contract talks between the Boston Red Sox and left-handed starter Jon Lester will be tabled until the end of the season. Lester asked the team …
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz grimaces as he leaves the game after injuring his back while battting in the ninth inning in Boston's 8-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays Thursday in Toronto.

Blue Jays hold Red Sox to one hit in 8-0 victory

TORONTO — Marcus Stroman allowed one hit through seven innings and Juan Francisco drove in four runs while finishing a double shy of the cycle …

Saco, Falmouth to battle for Little League state title Friday

BIDDEFORD, Maine — The Saco all-stars defeated Falmouth 10-7 in the championship round of Little League state baseball tourney for ages 11-12 Thursday to force …

Waterville High School’s long-time successful track coach takes post at Colby

WATERVILLE, Maine —- Ian Wilson, who has won 25 state championships in track and field while head coach at Waterville High School, will be an …
Event coordinator Joe Daly (left) and his brother Tom Daly inspect the 2010 ZX14 Kawasaki motorcycle of Henry Paga of Detroit, Michigan, prior to one of his time trials last weekend at the Loring Timing Association’s land speed races at the former Loring Air Force Base in Limestone.

Loring Timing Association adds more inspections to land speed races in wake of racer’s death

LIMESTONE, Maine — In the wake of last year’s accident that claimed the life of racer William “Bill” Warner, the Loring Timing Association was confident …
Rob Gronkowski

Patriots’ tight end Gronkowski cleared for training camp

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who had set a goal of returning from a torn anterior cruciate ligament by September, has been fully …
Maine defensive end Trevor Bates (92) tries to get a hand on a pass from Villanova quarterback John Robertson (19) during their game Sept. 29, 2012 in Orono. The CAA has named Bates a preseason All-Conference selection.

Defending league champ UMaine picked to finish seventh in CAA preseason football poll

The University of Maine football team captured the Colonial Athletic Association title last season, won 10 games and hosted its first NCAA playoff game, but …

Maine U17 boys basketball team opens AAU nationals with victory

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky — Nick Mayo scored 23 points and grabbed 13 rebounds Wednesday as the Maine Athletic Club 17-and-under boys basketball team opened pool play …
Shawn Warren encourages his putt on the ninth hole during the Greater Bangor Open at Bangor Municipal Golf Course on July 22, 2011.

Windham’s Warren gunning for second Greater Bangor Open championship

BANGOR, Maine — Shawn Warren will always remember his first victory as a professional golfer. It was the 2008 Greater Bangor Open. The Windham native, …

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