Golf

 
Golf legend Arnold Palmer (left) looks at a statue of himself commemorating the 50th anniversary of his first PGA tour win in 1955 at the Weston Golf and Country Club in Toronto Sept. 13, 2005.

Palmer made handful of Maine appearances during legendary career

By Pete Warner on Sept. 26, 2016, at 8:43 p.m.
In 1986, Palmer was victorious at the Union Mutual Seniors Golf Classic, which was held at the Purpoodock Club in Cape Elizabeth.
Arnold Palmer (left) shakes hands with Jack Nicklaus during the first round of the 2016 The Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.

Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

By T. Rees Shapiro, The Washington Post on Sept. 25, 2016, at 9:29 p.m.
Between 1958 and 1964, Palmer won seven major titles.

TV, radio schedule for Sept 24-25, 2016

on Sept. 23, 2016, at 6:03 p.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING NASCAR, Camping World Truck, UNOH 175, qualifying, 10 a.m., race, 1 p.m., FS1-TV; WNZS Veazie (1340 AM), WEZR Lewiston (92.7 FM), WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM) radio NHRA, qualifying, 11:30 a.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup, qualifying, 4:30 p.m., NBCSN-TVStory continues below advertisement. NASCAR, XFINITY, The VisitMyrtleBeach.com …

TV radio sports schedule for Sept. 23, 2016

on Sept. 22, 2016, at 5:10 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, practice at Loudon, New Hampshire, 11:30 a.m.; qualifying, 4:30 p.m., NBCSP-TV NASCAR XFINITY Series, practice, 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m., NBCSP-TV NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, practice at Loudon, New Hampshire, 3:30 p.m., FS1-TV NHRA Drag Racing, qualifying, 7 p.m., FS1-TVStory continues below advertisement. ARCA …
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.
Cole Anderson of Camden watches his shot during the final round of the American Junior Golf Association Coca-Cola Junior Championship Thursday at the Sugarloaf Golf Club. He finished in third place.

This teen golfer is taking aim at PGA

By Ernie Clark on Sept. 10, 2016, at 7:36 a.m.
Cole Anderson, 15, doesn’t see himself needing to match or one-up previous accomplishments — his competitive goals are geared toward achieving high-end staying power in the game.

On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 9, 2016

on Sept. 09, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
ADVENTURE RACING CAMDEN — Third annual Ragged Mountain Scuttle presented by Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Sunday, Sept 18, Camden Snow Bowl, Barnestown Road. The first wave of competitors will begin at 10 a.m. The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) trail/obstacle challenge fundraiser has been designed as a family …

TV, radio schedule for Sept. 8, 2016

on Sept. 07, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
FOOTBALL, NFL CAROLINA at DENVER, 8:30 p.m., NBC-TV; WEZQ Bangor, (92.9 FM) radio GOLF KLM Open, first round, 5:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., The Golf Channel-TV DAP Championship, first round, 12:30 p.m., The Golf Channel-TV PGA, BMW Championship, first round, 3 p.m., The Golf Channel-tvStory continues below advertisement. HOCKEY, MEN World …

TV, radio sports schedule for Sept. 5, 2016

on Sept. 05, 2016, at 6:10 a.m.
AUTO RACING NHRA U.S. Nationals, 1 p.m., Fox-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at SAN DIEGO, 4:30 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WKTJ Farmington (99.3 FM), WALZ Machias (95.3 FM), WLOB Portland (1310 AM), …

Local sports results for Sept. 2, 2016

on Sept. 01, 2016, at 9:35 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Football Bangor at Edward Little, 7 p.m. Bonny Eagle at South Portland, 7 p.m. Brunswick at Hampden Acad., 7 p.m. Cheverus at Oxford Hills/Buckfield, 7 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Falmouth HS at York, 7 p.m. Foxcroft Acad. at Mount Desert Island, 7 p.m. Gardiner Area at …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 1, 2016

on Sept. 01, 2016, at 7:54 p.m.
ADVENTURE RACING CAMDEN — Third annual Ragged Mountain Scuttle presented by Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Sunday, Sept 18, Camden Snow Bowl, Barnestown Road. The first wave of competitors will begin at 10 a.m. The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) trail/obstacle challenge fundraiser has been designed as a family …

Local sports results for Aug. 31, 2016

on Aug. 31, 2016, at 9:43 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Field Hockey Belfast at Winslow, 4 p.m. Bonny Eagle at Windham, 6 p.m. Camden Hills at Waterville, 4 p.m. Gardiner at Oceanside, 4 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Lawrence at Nokomis, 4 p.m. Leavitt at Mount View, 4 p.m. Lincoln Acad. at Morse, 4 p.m. Maine Central …

Local Sports Results for Aug. 30, 2016

on Aug. 30, 2016, at 9:26 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Field Hockey Boothbay Region at Dirigo, 4 p.m. Brunswick at Mt. Blue, 4 p.m. Central at Dexter, 4 p.m. Cony at Messalonskee, 4 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Edward Little at Oxford Hills, 6 p.m. Foxcroft Acad. at John Bapst, 6 p.m. Hampden Acad. at Bangor, 4 …

Sports briefs for Aug. 30, 2016

By Wire Service Reports on Aug. 30, 2016, at 7:44 p.m.
Fowler replaces Watson on Cup golf team Rickie Fowler, who played for the United States in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, replaced Bubba Watson on the U.S. team for the World Cup of Golf at Kingston Heath Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia, from Nov. 23-27. He will be …

Local Sports Results for Aug. 29, 2016

on Aug. 29, 2016, at 9:18 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Girls Soccer Ashland at Washburn, 4 p.m. Caribou at Fort Kent, 5 p.m. Katahdin at Southern Aroostook, 3:30 p.m. Madawaska at Easton, 4 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Boys Soccer Ashland at Washburn, 4 p.m. Caribou at Fort Kent, 7 p.m. Katahdin at Southern Aroostook, 3:30 p.m. …

Local Sports Results for Aug. 28, 2016

on Aug. 28, 2016, at 8:41 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Boys Soccer Limestone at Van Buren, 5 p.m. Wisdom at Central Aroostook, 7 p.m. Girls Soccer Limestone at Van Buren, 7 p.m. Wisdom at Central Aroostook, 5 p.m.Story continues below advertisement.   Results HIGH SCHOOL Saturday’s Results GIRLS SOCCER Ashland 6, Fort Fairfield 0 BOYS SOCCER …

Local Sports Results for Aug. 26, 2016

on Aug. 26, 2016, at 9:36 p.m.
Results HIGH SCHOOL Friday’s Results FOOTBALL (Exhibitions) Brewer 22, Bangor 0 Brunswick 33, Leavitt 13 Thornton Academy 41, Lewiston 6 BOYS SOCCER Caribou 7, Madawaska 0Story continues below advertisement. GIRLS SOCCER Caribou 8, Madawaska 1 Thursday’s Results GIRLS SOCCER Ashland 5, Central Aroostook 1 Washburn 4, Fort Fairfield 3 BOYS …

Local Sports Results for Aug. 25, 2016

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 9:25 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Boys Soccer Easton at Wisdom, 4 p.m. Madawaska at Caribou, 5 p.m. Girls Soccer Easton at Wisdom, 4 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Madawaska at Caribou, 7 p.m. College field hockey Providence College at Maine, 1 p.m. Women’s college soccer UM-Farmington at UNE, 10 a.m. Unity at …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Aug. 25, 2016

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 7:50 p.m.
ADVENTURE RACING CAMDEN — Third annual Ragged Mountain Scuttle presented by Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Sunday, Sept 18, Camden Snow Bowl, Barnestown Road. The first wave of competitors will begin at 10 a.m. The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) trail/obstacle challenge fundraiser has been designed as a family …
Cole Anderson of Camden watches his shot during the final round of the American Junior Golf Association Coca-Cola Junior Championship Thursday at the Sugarloaf Golf Club. He finished in third place.

15-year-old Maine golfer finishes third at Sugarloaf junior event

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 6:04 p.m.
Cole Anderson of Camden finished four strokes off the lead and in third place overall.