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Jason Thresher lines up a putt during the final round of the Greater Bangor Open golf tournament held at the Bangor Municipal Golf Course Saturday.

Connecticut golfer fires final round 62 to capture Greater Bangor Open

Foxcroft and Houlton face off during Hampden Academy's 7-on-7 summer football passing league in Hampden Thursday.

Maine is trying to make high school football competitive again

The latest effort to address competitive balance includes tier-based crossover games among schools in different classes to provide every team games against similarly strengthed opponents.

Bangor Coffee News, Brewer clinch American Legion state tourney berths

Skowhegan field hockey duo headed to Junior Olympic Games

Maliea Kelso, who will be a junior, and incoming freshman Hannah McKenney, have been selected to compete in the Junior Olympics Games in Beverly Hills, Michigan, from July 31-Aug. 3.

Local fighters to highlight Bangor card

The next New England Fights mixed martial show not only will be held in Bangor, it will feature a distinctly Queen City-area flavor.

Libby promoted to Skowhegan football interim head coach

Former UMaine player, coach to guide John Bapst boys basketball team

Ed Jones, a key member of the 1994 University of Maine men’s basketball that came within a single game of earning the program’s first NCAA Tournament berth, has been hired as the new boys varsity basketball coach at John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor.
Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale (41) throws in the third inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.

Big first inning helps Sale, Red Sox cruise past Angels

Sale shut out the Angels on four hits in six innings, riding the five-run first inning and lifting the Red Sox to a 6-2 win at Angel Stadium.

Guerrette leads Hampden by Brewer in Legion playoffs

Americans on the whole are not running as fast as we used to, and we’re getting even slower every year. The only thing we’re quick at is coming up with excuses to rationalize the slower times we’re posting.This news comes from Jens Jakob Andersen, a statistician at the Copenhagen Business School. He’s a former competitive runner who uses his spare time to amass and analyze data about running. He crunched the times recorded by 34.7 million American runners in nearly 29,000 races — marathons, half-marathons, 10Ks and 5Ks — from 1996 to 2016.

Why the average American runner ‘has never been slower’

If you’re planning to enter a race, allow a little extra time to reach the finish line. You’re not as fast as you used to be.
Jason Widener shares a few laughs after shooting a first-round one-under-par 68 at the Greater Bangor Open at Bangor Municipal Golf Course on Thursday. Widener won the GBO in 1994 and is playing in it for the first time since then.

Former GBO winner returns for first time in 23 years, shoots a 68

The last time Jason Widener played in the Greater Bangor Open Golf Tournament, he won it. It was 1994.
North Yarmouth native Ben True crosses the finish line to win the 2016 Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race in Cape Elizabeth. True will return to defend his title on Aug. 5.

North Yarmouth native returning to defend Beach to Beacon 10K title

Ben True made history last summer in becoming the first American man to win the TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K road race.

‘Next generation’ leads Bangor on American Legion title quest

“We’ve had some really good players come through the program, but this is the next generation,” said Bangor Coffee News head coach Dave Morris.

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