Articles by Joe Sturzl

Ellsworth High School's Dan Curts had a decent lead by the half mile mark and maintained it to the finish of of the Eastern Maine Boys' Class B Cross Country Championship in Belfast Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.

Ellsworth’s Curts hopes summer training helps pave way to further cross country success

By Joe Sturzl on Aug. 24, 2013, at 2:41 p.m.
With August quickly coming to a close, the state’s best cross country runners are ready to kick their legs into high gear for another season. Defending Class B boys individual state champion Dan Curts of Ellsworth hopes to finish this season the same way he ended last …
Bangor's Cameron Burpee slides into home plate as Holbrook's Tyler Williams bobbles the ball on Tuesday at Mansfield Stadium during third inning action in Bangor

Bangor Junior League baseball all-stars defeat Holbrook

By Joe Sturzl on July 09, 2013, at 8:18 p.m.
Bangor head coach Jim Owens had one word to describe his Junior League team’s 6-1 victory over Holbrook at Mansfield Stadium. “Gritty.” Bangor scored six runs on only two hits, six walks and four Holbrook errors to advance in the double-elimination District 3 Junior League baseball all-star …
Several runners approach the finish line after a hot run from Brewer to Bangor during Thursday's Walter Hunt Memorial 3K road race on the 4th of July.

Veazie native Masters returns home, wins shortened Walter Hunt race

By Joe Sturzl on July 04, 2013, at 8:24 p.m.
BANGOR | An early morning standoff between police and a man who fired 70 gunshots on Park Street didn’t stop more than 600 runners from participating in the 33rd annual Walter Hunt 4th of July 3K on a hot and muggy morning. This year’s field was the largest group …
Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce looks for a reaction from the crowd in the second quarter of an NBA first-round playoff series basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks in Boston, Sunday, May 6, 2012. The Celtics won 101-79.

Maine Celtics fans gloomy after losing Garnett, Pierce to Nets

By Joe Sturzl on June 28, 2013, at 8:32 p.m.
BANGOR | Rain poured in the Bangor area Friday, complementing the gloomy mood of some Bangor-area Boston Celtics fans one day after the team traded three of their most talented players away to the Brooklyn Nets. “I’m a Bruins fan and a Red Sox fan now, and that is …
Erzsebet Nagy (left) of Lawrence High School won the girls 1600 meter run with the time of 5 minutes, 01.07 seconds during the Class A State Championship Track and Field meet Saturday at the Brewer Community School.

Bangor girls, Scarborough boys win ‘A’ state track titles; Brewer’s Jackson sets two records

By Joe Sturzl on June 01, 2013, at 7:39 p.m.
When the heat and humidity is high like it was at the Brewer Community School Track on Saturday, it can be challenging for distance runners to keep their pace and stamina. The Scarborough boys team persevered through the heat, as Robert Hall and Colin Tardiff paced the …