Posts Tagged ‘Olympics’

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A view from the top with Olympic snowboarder Seth Wescott

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Nov. 29, 2012, at 3:06 p.m.
Olympic athletes are modern-day heroes, displaying athletic feats across the globe. They break boundaries and astound us, but perhaps more importantly, they inspire us to act, to become better. But what happens when you become the best? Who, then, is your hero, your inspiration? Recently, two-time Olympic gold medalist Seth …

Ex-UMaine goalie pursuing love of game in Canadian league

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 22, 2010, at 5:08 p.m.
Mandy Cronin of York was a four-year goaltender for the University of Maine women’s hockey team before graduating in 2002. She was also a captain for the last two seasons. She recently turned 30 years old and her passion for hockey has never died. Cronin has compiled an impressive resume …

Clark, Nash lead Maine Ski Hall inductees

BDN staff reports on Oct. 22, 2010, at 4:39 p.m.
PORTLAND – Kirsten Clark and Marcus Nash were among the 2010 class of seven to be enshrined into the Maine Ski Hall of Fame Friday at Lost Valley Ski Area.The other inductees include Mort Lund of Augusta, Bernard Paradis of Fort Kent, John Atwood, Joan McWilliams Dolan and Bob Harkins. …

Problems still mar Commonwealth Games in India

By DENNIS PASSA on Oct. 07, 2010, at 2:05 a.m.
NEW DELHI, India — Thursday’s results at the Commonwealth Games saw the usual haul of gold medals by some of the world’s top athletes — but the glory was accompanied by glitches: A large scoreboard crashed to the ground at the vacant rugby stadium and more than a dozen swimmers …