Ryan McLaughlin

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Central Maine CC Baseball at Southern Maine CC (Awaiting score)

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 16, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine— The Southern Maine Community College baseball team took the Mustangs of Central Maine Community College into extra innings in both games of the double-header on Thursday, Sept. 15. The SeaWolves were defeated 1-0 in the first game; the second game ended in a 3-3 tie.   Game …
Hugh Freund of South Freeport pauses during a training session before the start of The Sailing World Cup in April in Hyeres, France.

US Paralympic sailors remain in medal contention

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 16, 2016, at 3:51 p.m.
South Freeport native Hugh Freund and his U.S. Paralympic sailing teammates are in a hotly contested battle for a medal in Rio.
Mikaela Gustafsson (center) drives hard for two past Maryland Baltimore County's Liz McNaughton (right) and Pandora Wilson in a January 2016 game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Maine won 65-55.

Third UMaine women’s hoop standout playing pro ball in Germany

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 15, 2016, at 3:53 p.m.
Mikaela Gustafsson, a native of Sweden, will play for the GiroLive Panthers in Osnabruck, Germany.
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Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz hits a solo home run during the sixth inning against the Baltimore Orioles on Monday at Fenway Park in Boston.

Maine man snags historic David Ortiz home run ball

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 15, 2016, at 2:44 p.m.
David Ortiz blasted his 536th career home run, tying him with Mickey Mantle for 17th on the major league all-time home run list.
Hugh Freund of South Freeport pauses during a training session before the start of The Sailing World Cup in April in Hyeres, France.

Mainer, US sailing team vault into second at Paralympics

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 15, 2016, at 2:31 p.m.
South Freeport native Hugh Freund and teammates Rick Doerr and Brad Kendall had a pair of solid runs on Wednesday.
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Workout Wednesday: Adding strength training to your running regime

on Sept. 14, 2016, at 6 a.m.
When you’re training for a big endurance event, whether it be a marathon, half marathon or an obstacle course race such as a Tough Mudder or a Spartan, you can’t be afraid to mix things up in your routine. Even if you’re a long-distance runner pounding out high mileage weeks, …

Red Sox infielder, former Sea Dog named Minor League Player of the Year

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 13, 2016, at 8 p.m.
PORTLAND | Boston Red Sox infielder and former Portland Sea Dog Yoan Moncada has been selected as the Minor League Player of the Year by Baseball America. The 21-year-old Moncada hit .294/.407/.511 with 15 home runs, 62 RBI, 31 doubles, six triples, 94 runs scored, 45 stolen bases, and …

Maine native, US Paralympic sailing team seventh after Day 2 of competition

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 13, 2016, at 3:46 p.m.
The U.S. trio, which was sixth after the opening day of competition, slipped to seventh place.
Lewiston's Abdi Shariff-Hassan (left) and Abdulkarim Abdulle (right) miss one of many opportunities to put the ball past Cheverus goalie Jacob Tomkinson during the state championship soccer game at Deering High School in Portland in this November 2014 file photo.

HBO to profile inspirational Maine championship soccer team

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 13, 2016, at 2:59 p.m.
The inspirational story surrounding the Lewiston High School boys soccer program will be told to a nationwide television audience later this fall.
Hugh Freund, Sonar, US Sailing Team Sperry

Maine native’s sailing team solid in Paralympics debut

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 12, 2016, at 5:52 p.m.
A native of South Freeport and his United States Paralympic sailing teammates got off to a solid start at the Rio games on Monday.
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady takes a walk before a game against the New York Giants on Sep. 1 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Man creates stir wearing creepy mask of Patriots’ Tom Brady

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 12, 2016, at 5:05 p.m.
A man who showed up at the Patriots-Cardinals game at the University of Phoenix Stadium wearing a detailed Tom Brady mask turned a lot of heads.
University of Maine's Mike Allison (right) gets a block on FGCU's Brett Comer in the first half of their basketball game in Orono in this December 2012 file photo.

Maine college sports briefs: Former UMaine forward re-signs with Canadian pro team

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 12, 2016, at 4:33 p.m.
Mike Allison has inked a one-year deal with the Niagara River Lions of the National Basketball League of Canada.
Staci Creech, 43, of Veazie putts during the Maine Women's Amateur State Championship at the Penobscot Valley Golf Course in Orono, July 27, 2016.

Veazie golfer eliminated from USGA Women’s Mid-Amateur

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 12, 2016, at 1:35 p.m.
Staci Creech of Veazie advanced to take on tournament top seed Shannon Johnson of Massachusetts, who defeated Creech 5 and 3 count in Monday’s match play.

Hodgdon Boys Soccer 6 at Katahdin 1

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 12, 2016, at 12:30 p.m.
At Stacyville on Monday, Dylan Oliver racked up three goals while Daden Palmer had a goal and two assists as Hodgdon beat Katahdin. Wyatt Foster and Jordyn Merrill added goals for 4-0 Hodgdon. Josh Foster had seven saves on 13 shots. Rigoberto Otero had the lone goal for 0-4 Katahdin. Tanner …
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Orach, UMaine men dominate at UMass invitational

on Sept. 12, 2016, at 7 a.m.
Even though the cross-country season is in its early stages, early-season meets can be of significant importance as teams gradually prepare for the championship season. The University of Maine men took an important early-season step on Saturday at the UMass Invitational in Amherst, Massachusetts, against six other East Coast teams. …
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UMFK athletes accustomed to life on the road

on Sept. 10, 2016, at 1:01 a.m.
Whether it’s at the high school or college level, athletic teams from Aroostook County grow accustomed to spending lots of time on the road.
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UMFK athletes accustomed to life on the road

on Sept. 10, 2016, at 1:01 a.m.
Whether it’s at the high school or college level, athletic teams from Aroostook County grow accustomed to spending lots of time on the road.

UMaine-Fort Kent athletes thrive despite long hours on the road

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 09, 2016, at 10:17 a.m.
“Hopefully, we can get some more home games,” Bill Ashby said. “The [long-term] goal is to start a conference, so we can reduce our travel.”
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During the third quarter of a Class A North clash between Edward Little High School and Bangor at Walton Field in Auburn, what appeared to be a teenage girl in a gorilla costume darted onto the field on a pass thrown by Rams quarterback Gary Farnham.

Girl in gorilla suit interrupts Bangor-Edward Little football game

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 08, 2016, at 3:24 p.m.
During the third quarter of a Class A North clash between Edward Little High School and Bangor at Walton Field in Auburn, what appeared to be a teenage girl in a gorilla costume darted onto the field on a pass thrown by Rams quarterback Gary Farnham.
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MDI senior Tardy sharp in debut with Trojans

on Sept. 06, 2016, at 11:20 a.m.
No matter what uniform she is wearing, Tia Tardy is typically winning races. That proved to be true once again last weekend as the high school cross country season got underway throughout the weekend. Tardy, a senior at Mount Desert Island who won the Beach to Beacon 10K’s inaugural high …
 

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