BAR HARBOR — Ellsworth's Louie Luchini set a course record in winning the Mount Desert Island Marathon Sunday. Luchini, a former Ellsworth High and Stanford running standout, eclipsed the previous record set by Bar Harbor's Judson Cake by 20 seconds. He finished the… Read More
    AUGUSTA — For the second year in the row, the Hampden Academy Broncos won the first leg of high school cross country’s triple crown in capturing the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B championship on Saturday. Even better for coach Dick Balentine, his teams swept the… Read More
    BANGOR — The Caribou and Bangor Christian boys and John Bapst and Orono girls weathered mud, wind and rain over a mucky 3.1-mile hilly course en route to Penobscot Valley Conference cross country titles Saturday at the Dorothea Dix field. Of all those teams, the Crusaders,… Read More
    BELFAST — The starting gun was maybe 10 minutes away from going off, and hundreds of spectators, coaches and runners were congregating at the top of a small hill 100 yards away from the starting line, wanting to catch a glimpse of two of the nation’s best schoolgirl… Read More
    There will be plenty of team and individual confrontations in Belfast this weekend as 66 schools and more than 1,300 high school athletes will converge on Troy Howard Middle School’s 3.1-mile course for the ninth Maine Cross Country Festival of Champions. The first race will start… Read More
    PORTLAND — Olympic gold medalist Joan Benoit Samuelson says she will run next month’s Chicago marathon, with hopes of qualifying for the 2012 Olympic trials. The 53-year-old Samuelson told The Associated Press on Monday that she will try to break 2 hours, 47 minutes, the time… Read More
    OLD TOWN — With Saturday marking her last race on her home course, Dacie Manion wanted to have a big day. The Old Town High School senior did just that, overtaking two of Eastern Maine’s other top individuals to win the 3.1-mile Sectional Invitational in 19… Read More
    OLD TOWN — With Saturday marking the last time she’ll ever race on her home course, Dacie Manion wanted to do something special. The Old Town High School senior was every bit impressive in the Sectional Cross Country Invitational, as she tore up her home 3.1-mile… Read More