Track and Field

Ben True places second in the 10,000m in 28:14.26 in the 2015 USA Championships on June 15 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

North Yarmouth native places second twice at US track championships

By Ernie Clark on June 29, 2015, at 3:50 p.m.
Ben True not only qualified for the 15th IAAF world track and field championships over the weekend, he gave himself some options. The 29-year-old North Yarmouth native and former Greely High School standout, who trains out of Hanover, New Hampshire, finished second in both the 5,000- and 10,000-meter races at …
Kate Hall of Naples competes at the 2015 Class B state championship meet earlier this month. Hall established a national high school record on Sunday with a leap of 22 feet, 5 inches in the long jump at the New Balance Outdoor National Track and Field Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Naples star sets national long jump record

By Pete Warner on June 21, 2015, at 7:03 p.m.
Kate Hall has dominated Maine high school track and field during the last three years. On Sunday, the former Lake Region High School star capped off her career with a flourish. Hall set a national high school record and an American junior mark with a leap of 22 feet, 5 …

On Deck, a sports calendar for June 18, 2015

on June 18, 2015, at 8:50 p.m.
BASEBALL WATERVILLE — The 14th annual Fantasy Baseball Trip to benefit the Alfond Youth Center in Waterville will be held Wednesday-Sunday, July 29-Aug. 2. Games will be July 29, White Sox at Red Sox; July 30, Tigers at Orioles; July 31, Braves at Phillies; Aug. 1, Braves at Phillies, and …

New England Track and Field Championship results

on June 14, 2015, at 5:17 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL At Thornton Acad., Saco Girls Results 100 Meter: (w: NWI) 1. Kate Hall, Lake Region ME, 11.41; 2. Quashira McIntosh, Hope RI, 11.63; 3. Jiana Baker, Windsor CT, 11.96; 4. Niema Riley, Danbury CT, 12.05; 5. Michaela Pernell, Nonnewaug CT, 12.11; 6. Cassidy Palmer, Stafford CT, 12.11. 200 Meter: …

TV, radio schedule for June 12, 2015

on June 11, 2015, at 4:45 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice, 11:30 a.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, XFINITY, Practice,1 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE TORONTO at BOSTON, 7 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), WSYY Millinocket (94.9 FM), WEGP Presque Isle …
Matt McClintock of Athens, a former standout at Madison High School, earned Division I All-America honors in the 10,000 meters with a seventh-place finish Wednesday night at the NCAA championships in Eugene, Oregon.

Maine runner earns All-America honors in NCAA 10,000 meters

By Pete Warner on June 10, 2015, at 11:30 p.m.
Former Madison High School star Matt McClintock is an All-America again. Competing for Purdue University, the junior from Athens finished seventh in the 10,000 meters on Wednesday night at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. McClintock finished seventh with a time …

Saturday’s Class A track and field results

on June 07, 2015, at 2:06 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL At Topsham Boys Results Lewiston 71, Scarborough 61, Cheverus 59, Falmouth 52, Thornton Academy 44, South Portland 43, Mt. Blue 36, Deering 29, Biddeford 29, Edward Little 26, Brunswick 25, Gorham 23, Noble 23, Messalonskee 19, Sanford 17, Marshwood 14, Brewer 12, Hampden Academy 12, Kennebunk 11, Mt. …

Saturday’s Class B track and field state championship results

on June 07, 2015, at 12:04 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL At McMann Field, Bath Boys results 1) York 96, 2) Belfast 85, 3) Waterville 58, 4) Old Town 57, 5) Mount Desert Island 56.50 6) Caribou 33, 7) Leavitt 32, 8) Greely 30, 9) Wells 29 10) Fryeburg 25 11) Gray-New Gloucester 19, 12) Cape Elizabeth 18, 13) …

Saturday’s Class C track and field state championship results

on June 07, 2015, at 1:24 a.m.
HIGH SCHOOL At Yarmouth Orono girls 132.7, Traip Acad. 51.7, Seacoast Christian 44, Yarmouth 35, Lisbon 33.7, Monmouth Acad. 30, George Stevens Acad. 29, Mattanawcook Acad. 28, Kents Hill 25, Maine Central Institute 22.5, Maranacook 21.5, Bucksport 20, Central 18, Sacopee Valley 18, Washburn 18, North Yarmouth Acad. 18, Carrabec …
Waterville's Lydia Roy finishes the 200-meter dash at the Class B track and field state championships Saturday at McMann Field in Bath. She finished third in 26.55 seconds.

Lake Region’s Kate Hall sets two state records in ‘B’ state track; Waterville girls, York boys win titles

By Kevin Mills, Sun Journal on June 06, 2015, at 11:03 p.m.
BATH | Kate Hall did Saturday what she’s been doing her entire high school track career. The Lake Region senior dominated the Class B state track meet by winning three state titles while breaking two state records. “Back when I was first starting, when I was a freshman, one …
The Lewiston boys celebrate with a victory lap after winning the Class A state track and field championship Saturday at Topsham.

Lewiston boys secure ‘A’ state track title in last event; Thornton Academy girls roll to crown

By Mike Kraft, Sun Journal on June 06, 2015, at 9:29 p.m.
TOPSHAM | It seemed only fitting that Isaiah Harris’ final trip across the finish line in a Lewiston uniform was the one that brought a state title back to the track and field program. With Lewiston leading by a point over Scarborough and two points clear of Cheverus heading …
Hannah Steelman of Orono (center) accepts her award from Maine Principals' Association representative Mike Haley after winning the 1,600 meters during Saturday's Class C championship meet at Yarmouth.

Orono teams sweep Class C track and field championships

By Pete Warner on June 06, 2015, at 8:43 p.m.
YARMOUTH | The Orono High School track and field teams boast plenty of individual talent. On Saturday, the Red Riots demonstrated that they prefer to utilize their skills for the good of the team. Lauren Stoops won three individual events, while Tristan Butterfield and Jake Koffman paced the boys …
Orono High School's Emma Honey heads for the finish line for a first-place finish during the 400-meter relay at the PVC Small School Championship Meet at Foxcroft Academy in this May 2015 photo.

Orono girls seek 4th straight Class C outdoor track title

By Pete Warner on June 04, 2015, at 5:55 p.m.
The Orono High School girls will be gunning for their fourth consecutive Class C title, while the Red Riots also appear to be the front-runner in the boys meet heading into Saturday’s state championship track and field action. The Orono contingent will converge with representatives from more than 40 other …

Saturday’s State Singles Tournament Results

on May 30, 2015, at 8:34 p.m.
Tennis HIGH SCHOOL State Singles Tournament At Colby College, Waterville BOYS ROUND OF 16 No. 1 Nick Mathieu (Mt. Ararat) def. Ryan Chasse (Fort Kent), 6-0, 6-0; No. 8 Luke Horton (MDI) def. No. 9 Thomas Jarmusz (Morse) 6-0, 6-3; No. 4 Teodor Antelj (Fryeburg Academy) def. Fernando Caceras (Foxcroft …
Brewer High School's Jordan Wood prepares to throw in the shot put event during the PVC large school championship track and field meet Saturday at Old Town High School.

Old Town boys, Hampden girls capture PVC Large School track titles

By Pete Warner on May 30, 2015, at 8:05 p.m.
When Nick Boutin began his career at Old Town High School, the Coyotes practiced on a dirt track that wasn’t suitable for competition. On Saturday, the senior and his teammates demonstrated again the benefits of spending the last two springs on their new track around Victory …

Saturday’s PVC and KVAC Track and Field Championship Results

By Pete Warner on May 30, 2015, at 7:59 p.m.
Track and field HIGH SCHOOL PVC Large School Championship At Old Town Old Town boys 126.5, Bangor 87, MDI 85, Brewer 82, Caribou 78, Hampden 72.5, Hermon 37, Presque Isle, 11, Ellsworth 10 Outstanding Performer: Nick Boutin, Old Town Boys Coach of the Year: Rod White, Old Town 4x800m Relay: …

PVC Small School Track and Field Championship Meet results

on May 29, 2015, at 10:06 p.m.
At Dover-Foxcroft Orono boys 194, Foxcroft 133, George Stevens 58, Central 57.5, Dexter 47.5, Fort Kent 36, Penquis 18, Washington Acad 12, Houlton 9, John Bapst 9, Bangor Christian 8, Sumner 4, Searsport 2, Bucksport, Calais, Mattanawcook and PCHS no score. 4×800 Meter Relay: 1, Orono (Jacob Fandel, Anthony Bottie, …

TV Radio schedule for May 30-31, 2015

on May 29, 2015, at 4:57 p.m.
SATURDAYAUTO RACING NASCAR, XFINITY, 2:30 p.m., FOX-TV; WNZS Veazie (1340 AM) radio NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Practice, 1 p.m., FS1-TV IndyCar, Race 1, 3:30 p.m., ABC-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at TEXAS, 7 p.m., FOX-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), …
Matt McClintock of Athens, pictured competing at the Mt. San Antonio College Relays in April, on Friday night won the 10,000 meters at the NCAA East regional meet in Florida. The junior, a former Madison High School star, has qualified for the NCAA Division I championships June 10-13 at Eugene, Oregon.

Maine runner wins 10,000 meters at NCAA East regional

By Pete Warner on May 28, 2015, at 11:16 p.m.
Distance runner Matt McClintock of Athens continued his outstanding spring season on Thursday night, competing in the NCAA East Preliminary Round outdoor track and field meet at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. The Purdue University junior overcame a field of 47 competitors to win the 10,000 meters with …
Orono's Lauren Stoops (center) finishes first in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.88 seconds during the Class C state track and field championships on June 7, 2014, at Foxcroft Academy.

PVC meets usher in high school track championship season

By Pete Warner on May 28, 2015, at 7:23 p.m.
The onset of warm weather should be a boon to Maine’s outdoor track and field competitors, who have entered championship season. Maine runners, jumpers and throwers will converge at a handful of sites on Friday and Saturday looking to achieve personal and team success. In Eastern Maine, the action begins …
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