David Barber

Asst. Sports Editor

Cony's Margaret Russell (right) slides safely into home plate against Brewer's Alexa Grindle on Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

Cony High School hands Brewer first softball loss

By Dave Barber on May 28, 2013, at 10:57 p.m.
 Don Boyer (left) of Foxcroft Academy and Abby Weigang of Orono were voted the top performers of the meet at the Penobscot Valley Conference Small School Track and Field Championships on Monday, May 27, 2013, at Foxcroft Academy in Dover-Foxcroft.

Foxcroft boys, Orono girls win PVC small-school track and field titles

By Dave Barber on May 27, 2013, at 6:13 p.m.

Young Edward Little softball team shows growing maturity in snapping Cony’s 32-game win streak

By Dave Barber on May 25, 2013, at 3:47 p.m.
Bucksport High School pitcher Cassidy Adams

Bucksport’s Cassidy Adams strikes out 19 in single game

By Dave Barber on May 24, 2013, at 2:42 p.m.
Meg Davis (left), Emily Gilmore (center) and Delaney Davis display sunglasses the Brewer High School softball team selected to wear this season. Coach Skip Estes decided there was too much variation in styles and he wanted them to be more uniform. The varsity and junior varsity players have a choice between the plastic-framed bright orange sunglasses these three are wearing and the sport sunglasses with a black-and-orange frame Meg Davis has in her left hand. Most of the varsity Witches wear the bright orange sunglasses while three wear the sport sunglasses.

Brewer softball players brighten games with orange sunglasses

By Dave Barber on May 23, 2013, at 3:09 p.m.

Kelsey Pendergast’s 2-run single in 7th sparks Bangor softball win over Messalonskee

By Dave Barber on May 22, 2013, at 8:06 p.m.

Seacoast Blackbear wins State Cup Under-16 girls soccer title

By Dave Barber on May 21, 2013, at 5:09 p.m.

Lawrence rallies in 7th to grab softball victory over Bangor

By Dave Barber on May 20, 2013, at 7:38 p.m.
Brewer's Emily Gilmore (right) slides to third base, beating the tag by Oxford Hills' Jordyn Sanborn during the game in Brewer on Friday. Gabor Degre / BDN

Brewer softball blanks Oxford Hills with wind-blown doubles, defense

By Dave Barber on May 17, 2013, at 7:28 p.m.

Limestone softball coach would trade wins to get his young team more experience

By Dave Barber on May 16, 2013, at 5:30 p.m.
Penobscot Valley High School pitcher Kayla Dube delivers a pitch against Deer Isle-Stonington in the Eastern Maine Class D final last June in Brewer. Dube recorded her 600th career strikeout Wednesday.

Penobscot Valley High pitcher records 26th straight win, 600th career strikeout despite sore knee

By Dave Barber on May 16, 2013, at 4:55 p.m.

Bucksport softball holds off Orono 3-1 for 11th straight win

By Dave Barber on May 15, 2013, at 8:18 p.m.
In Class C, Sam Grindle of Deer Isle eyes the flag on the 5th hole as he chips on the green of Arrowhead at Natanis Golf Course in Vassalboro, during Individual High School Championships, in October 2012.

Deer Isle student named top scholar by Maine State Golf Association

By Dave Barber on May 15, 2013, at 3:29 p.m.

Pine Hill Golf Club sets open house for Saturday

By Dave Barber on May 15, 2013, at 2:57 p.m.
Casey McGuire plays outside defender for Seacoast United Blackbear of Bangor in a State Cup game at Falmouth on May 5, 2013.

Bapst’s McGuire commits to women’s soccer at Oberlin

By Dave Barber on May 14, 2013, at 12:04 p.m.
Brewer's Alexa Grindle pitches during the game against Bangor in Brewer Monday.

Pellegrino powers Brewer softball team past rival Bangor

By Dave Barber on May 13, 2013, at 10:47 p.m.

Dennett, Morse propel unbeaten Cony softball team past Skowhegan

By Dave Barber on May 10, 2013, at 7:23 p.m.

Defense provides base for Calais softball success

By Dave Barber on May 09, 2013, at 8:58 p.m.

Calais softball coach gets 300th win, wants focus to be about players

By Dave Barber on May 09, 2013, at 5:56 p.m.

Old Town softball takes advantage of key hits, errors to edge rival Orono 4-1

By Dave Barber on May 08, 2013, at 6:53 p.m.