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Thursday’s harness racing results, starters

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 9:12 p.m.
Harness racing Union Fair Thursday’s results First, Pace, $9,718 3. Dusty Venture. I. Davies 2.20-2.40-2.40 1. Mad Stork, D. Ingraham 2.60 2. Bowleybrook Herman, Mi. Cushing T-2:03.4; Qu. 1-3, $87.20; Ex. 3-1, $24.60; Tri. 3-1-2, $307.80Story continues below advertisement. Second, Pace, $2,200 4. Midnight Mass, R. Goodblood Jr. 11.40-5.60-3.40 1. …

Sports briefs for Aug. 25, 2016

By Staff and Wire Reports on Aug. 25, 2016, at 8:51 p.m.
Falmouth man is 9 millionth Sea Dogs fan PORTLAND — The Portland Sea Dogs, the Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, welcomed their 9 millionth fan in franchise history Thursday night when they hosted the Trenton Thunder. Mike Davis from Falmouth was the lucky fan. He was attending the …

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 …

TV Radio schedule for August 26, 2016

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 7:03 p.m.
AUTO RACING Formula One, Belgian Grand Prix, practice, 8 a.m., NBCSN-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice, noon, qualifying, 5 p.m., NBCSN-TV NASCAR, XFINITY, qualifying, 6:30 p.m., NBCSN-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE KANSAS CITY at BOSTON, 7 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais …
Micah Wright (right) of the University of Maine catches a pass in front of Stony Brook's Travon Reid-Segure during their CAA football game at Alfond Stadium in Orono in this October 2015 file photo.

Video reviews to be used at UMaine football games this season

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 25, 2016, at 6:41 p.m.
There will be three people in the press box who will be involved in the replay process.
Tampa Bay's Luke Maile slides safely into second base as  Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia drops the ball during the third inning Thursday at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Slumping Mahtook lifts Rays over Red Sox

By Corey Long, The Sports Xchange on Aug. 25, 2016, at 6:18 p.m.
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — Mikie Mahtook didn’t want to know why he was being mentioned in the same sentence with Luke Scott but thankfully he won’t have to worry about it anymore. The Rays left fielder snapped an 0-for-34 slump with an RBI double in the bottom of the seventh …
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.
Medomak Valley football head coach Ryan Snell.

Medomak Valley football continues on steady track toward playoff eligibility

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 25, 2016, at 3:55 p.m.
“The bottom line is you need numbers and you need depth in this sport to have success.”
Jesse Speirs lines up a putt in the final round of the Greater Bangor Open at Bangor Municipal Golf Course, July 25, 2015.

Bangor native fighting to advance to Web.com Tour golf playoffs

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 25, 2016, at 2:41 p.m.
When Bangor’s Jesse Speirs teed off Thursday morning at the Web.com Tour’s WinCo Foods Portland Open at the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in North Plains, Oregon, he knew what was at stake.

New England Dragway’s 50th Anniversary: Funny Cars Under The Stars

By Wanda Goodridge on Aug. 25, 2016, at 2:41 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Location: New England Dragway, 280 Exeter Rd, Epping, NH For more information: 6036798001; newenglanddragway.com It’s our anniversary and we would like everyone to come out and help us celebrate! Join us on September 10th as we celebrate our golden anniversary! Racing …
Chris Morris

Hampden native named New England baseball league’s manager of the year

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 25, 2016, at 2:23 p.m.
Chris Morris of Hampden has been named recipient of the NECBL’s Joel Cooney Manager of the Year award.

Phillips-Strickland House 19th annual Charity Golf Tournament on Sept. 12

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 12:10 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Phillips-Strickland House 19th annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held Monday, Sept. 12, at Bangor Municipal Golf Course, 278 Webster Ave. Registration and lunch at 11 a.m. Shotgun start at 12:15 a.m. Dinner, awards and prizes at 5 p.m. Sponsors and participants’ fees benefit Phillips-Strickland House and its programs. …

Maine Baseball’s annual Fall Class for high school-age players on Sept. 4

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 11:21 a.m.
ORONO, Maine — University of Maine Baseball will hold its annual Fall Class for high school-aged players, Sunday, Sept. 4-Sunday, Oct. 2. There will be six games played in five weeks. For details and to join, contact Nick Derba at 581-1097 or by email at Nicholas.Derba@maine.edu . This post was contributed by a …

Registration open for Maine Sports Hall of Fame golf classic to be held Sept. 19

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 11:10 a.m.
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — Registration is open for the Maine Sports Hall of Fame third annual golf classic at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Sable Oaks Golf Club, 505 Country Club Drive. Registration and check-in for the 18-hole scramble is at noon and play begins at 1 p.m. The entry fee …

Blueberry Cove half marathon slated for Aug. 28

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 10:57 a.m.
TENANTS HARBOR, Maine — The sixth annual running of the Blueberry Cove half marathon takes place at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, in Tenants Harbor. The race follows a scenic course through Port Clyde to Marshall Point Lighthouse and return. The event includes a pre-race dinner, overnight cabins and post-race brunch. Race …
Lauren Jellison competed in the Ragged Mountain Scuttle last year and wore a GoPro camera while running. You can view her taking on the course online at www.raggedmountainscuttle.com.

Third annual Ragged Mountain Scuttle slated for Sept. 18 in Camden

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 10:22 a.m.
CAMDEN, Maine —  The third annual Ragged Mountain Scuttle presented by Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital will take place Sunday, Sept 18, with the first wave of competitors starting the course at 10 a.m. The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) trail/obstacle challenge fundraiser will be held at the Camden …

Local sports results for Aug. 24, 2016

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 6:11 a.m.
  Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Boys Soccer Fort Fairfield at Washburn, 4 p.m. Central Aroostook at Ashland, 7 p.m. Girls Soccer Fort Fairfield at Washburn, 4 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Washburn at Central Aroostook, 5 p.m. COLLEGE Women’s Soccer Holy Cross at Maine, 7 p.m. Golf Maine Senior Amateur Championship …

Red Sox’s 11th-inning error hands Rays a win

By Greg Auman, The Sports Xchange on Aug. 25, 2016, at 12:08 a.m.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Of all the ways a game can end in extra innings, the walk-off error might be the most frustrating. The Boston Red Sox literally dropped the ball on a potential third out twice on one play and the Tampa Bay Rays walked off with a 4-3, …

Ninth-inning home run lifts Sea Dogs past Fisher Cats

on Aug. 24, 2016, at 10:56 p.m.
The home run was Nate Freiman’s 10th of the season

TV radio sports schedule for Aug. 25, 2016

on Aug. 24, 2016, at 8:48 p.m.
BASEBALL, LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES International elimination game, 3 p.m., ESPN-TV U.S. elimination game, 7:30 p.m., ESPN-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at TAMPA BAY, 1 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 …