American Legion

 

Post 51 rallies by Coffee News for Zone 1 Legion baseball title

By Ernie Clark on July 26, 2015, at 8:34 p.m.
BANGOR | Jake Dexter’s RBI single with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday drove home Devin Warren to cap off a two-run rally as top-seeded Post 51 of Oakland won the American Legion Zone 1 baseball championship with a 4-3 victory over No. 2 Coffee …
Center fielder Devin Warren of Post 51 leaves the ground to catch a ball off the bat of a Coffee News Comrades hitter during the Zone 1 American Legion tourney's championship round Saturday night at Husson University's Winkin Complex in Bangor.

Post 51 tops Coffee News of Bangor to force winner-take-all final in Legion baseball tourney

By Ernie Clark on July 25, 2015, at 10:19 p.m.
Top-seeded Post 51 of Oakland forced a winner-take-all game for the American Legion Zone 1 baseball championship with a 5-1 victory over Coffee News in the first game of the championship round Saturday night. The final game is set for 4 p.m. Sunday at Husson University. Both …

Post 51 eliminates Brewer, clinches Legion state tourney berth

By Ernie Clark on July 25, 2015, at 7:17 p.m.
BANGOR | Post 51 of Oakland clinched a berth in the American Legion Zone 1 baseball state tournament Saturday afternoon by defeating Brewer 8-5 in an elimination-round game at Husson University. Post 51, which advanced to states as the Zone 2 tournament champion a year ago before being shifted …
Post 51's Zach Mathiev (left) avoids the tag at home past Coffee News' Sam Huston during their American Legion baseball tournament game on Friday at Husson University in Bangor.

Ninth-inning run lifts Coffee News of Bangor past Post 51 to clinch state tournament berth

By Ernie Clark on July 24, 2015, at 10:14 p.m.
Sam Huston used a head-first slide at the plate to score on Andrew Hillier’s two-out single in the top of the ninth inning Friday night as the Coffee News of Bangor Comrades edged Post 51 of Oakland 3-2 in a winners’ bracket game of the American Legion …

Brewer edges R.H. Foster to stay alive in Legion baseball tourney

By Ernie Clark on July 24, 2015, at 6:52 p.m.
BANGOR | Alex Brooks pitched a complete-game five-hitter Friday afternoon as No. 3 Brewer edged No. 4 R.H. Foster of Hampden 2-1 in an elimination game of the American Legion Zone 1 baseball tournament at Husson University. Brewer (15-6) advances to play the loser of Friday night’s winners’ bracket …

Top-seeded Post 51 beats R.H. Foster in Legion baseball tourney

By Ernie Clark on July 23, 2015, at 9:24 p.m.
BANGOR | A.J. Godin scattered four hits over 8 ⅓ innings as top-seeded Post 51 of Oakland defeated No. 4 R.H. Foster of Hampden 5-1 in a first-round game of the American Legion Zone 1 baseball tournament at Husson University on Thursday evening. Godin, a recent Waterville Senior High …

Bangor defeats Brewer in Legion baseball tourney

By Ernie Clark on July 23, 2015, at 7:52 p.m.
Trevor DeLaite has thrown plenty of pitches between leading Bangor High School to its second straight Class A baseball state championship this spring and helping Coffee News of Bangor have a chance to defend its 2014 American Legion state title this summer. But has that workload taken …

R.H. Foster eliminates Trenton in Legion baseball tourney

By Ernie Clark on July 22, 2015, at 10:16 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine – Righthander Tommy Farrar scattered seven hits over seven-plus innings Wednesday night as No. 4 R.H, Foster of Hampden defeated No. 5 Trenton 11-5 in the play-in round of the American Legion Zone 1 baseball tournament at Husson University. Michael Turner paced the winners’ 13-hit offense with a …

Post 51, Bangor earn first-round byes for Zone 1 tournament

By Ernie Clark on July 21, 2015, at 5:42 a.m.
Post 51 of Oakland used a victory over Motor City on Monday night to clinch first place in the American Legion Zone 1 baseball standings. Post 51 finished with a 14-4 record, one game ahead of second-place Bangor and third-place Brewer, each 13-5. Bangor won the tiebreaker — and the …

RH Foster’s Guerette shuts down Coffee News

on July 19, 2015, at 9:32 p.m.
BANGOR | Nick Guerette pitched seven innings of one-run, seven-hit baseball to lead RH Foster of Hampden to a 14-1 victory over Coffee News of Bangor in American Legion Zone 1 action Sunday. Guerette stuck out five and walked one while throwing 81 pitches. Casey Sudbeck led the RH …

Zone 1 all-star baseball game postponed

on July 18, 2015, at 4:10 p.m.
BANGOR | The American Legion Zone 1 baseball all-star game scheduled for Saturday evening has been postponed until July 27, according to Zone 1 commissioner Dave Paul. Inclement weather was cited as one reason, along with concerns about pitching depth as all 10 Zone 1 teams face back-to-back games …

Bangor opens Junior League tourney with victory

on July 12, 2015, at 10:26 p.m.
BANGOR — Noah Missbrenner tripled and doubled and knocked in a pair of runs and Nick Boudreau drove in four runs with a double and a single to lead Bangor past Holbrook 17-4 in a District 3 Junior League baseball all-star game at Mansfield Stadium on Sunday. Kevin Fish doubled …

Feeney, Archambault lead Trenton Legion baseball team by Hampden

on July 10, 2015, at 9:42 p.m.
Joe Archambault’s two-run single in the top of the eighth inning lifted the Trenton Acadians by the RH Foster Hampden Riverdogs 3-1 in American Legion Zone 1 baseball action Friday night. Conor Maguire was the lone repeat hitter for Trenton with two singles. Beckett Slayton added a …

Ireland propels Coffee News to Legion baseball win over Steamboat

on July 08, 2015, at 9:44 p.m.
BANGOR | Jake Ireland recorded two singles and three RBIs to lead Coffee News’ 15-hit attack as the Comrades beat Steamboat of Waldo County 10-3 in senior American Legion baseball action Wednesday night at Mansfield Stadium. Sam Huston, Andrew Hillier, and Kyle Stevenson also produced two hits each as …

Motor City’s Richardson shuts out Midcoast for Legion baseball victory

on July 06, 2015, at 9:41 p.m.
CAMDEN | Adam Richardson pitched a complete game two-hitter to lead Motor City of Bangor to a 5-0 victory over Midcoast in American Legion Zone 1 baseball action Monday at the Camden Hills High School field. Richardson struck out seven and walked four. Ethan Stoddard sparked Motor City with …

Archambault powers Acadians by Madison for Legion baseball victory

on July 05, 2015, at 9:23 p.m.
Joe Archambault recorded a home run, double and two singles to propel the Acadians by the Madison RTD 39ers 10-7 in Zone 1 American Legion action Sunday at the Madison High School field. Garrison Looke chipped in with a double and two singles for the Acadians (4-4). …
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Calais all-stars edge Coastal in District 1 tourney

on July 03, 2015, at 9:04 p.m.
Kobe Saunders raced home with the winning run in the bottom of the sixth as Calais edged Coastal of Blue Hill 6-5 in District 1 LIttle League all-star baseball tourney action Thursday. Chris Gregory doubled and Ayden Arsenault tripled with each driving in a run to spark …
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Penquis rallies by Madison in seventh for Legion baseball victory

on July 02, 2015, at 9:50 p.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT — Brandon Young delivered a walkoff single in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday evening to lift the Penquis Navigators to an 8-7 victory over Madison in American Legion baseball Zone 1 action. The victory was the first for Penquis in Zone 1 legion play. Young, who also …
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Guerrette leads Hampden Legion baseball team past Brewer

on June 29, 2015, at 10:40 p.m.
Nick Guerrette pitched a complete-game four-hitter as the RH Foster’s Hampden Riverdogs defeated the Brewer Falcons 6-3 in an American Legion Zone 1 baseball contest Monday night.. Guerrette struck out six and walked just one. Jackson Gilmore sparked Hampden with a home run, a single and two …

Big first inning fuels R.H. Foster

By Ernie Clark on June 26, 2015, at 11:23 p.m.
At Hampden, R.H. Foster scored 11 runs in the first inning and cruised to an 11-1 American Legion Zone 1 baseball victory over Motor City on Friday evening. Michael Turner went 3 for 4 with two RBIs at the plate for R.H. Foster while Jackson Gilmore and Tyler Beaton each …