Matt DiFilippo

Matt DiFilippo

Staff Writer

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Matt DiFilippo has worked for the Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel since 1998. He covers field hockey, girls basketball, softball and American Legion baseball. Follow him on Twitter at

Latest Articles by Matt DiFilippo

April 22, 2014

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: UMF baseball on cusp of playoffs

The Beavers are 7-9 with eight games remaining and are a good shot at securing a postseason berth.

April 21, 2014

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Big inning gives Hall-Dale victory over Oak Hill

The Bulldogs plated three runs in the fourth inning to grab victory over the Raiders.

April 10, 2014

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Messalonskee sophomore builds shot put circle

Emily Steinmeyer took on the project in her Tech Trades class and finished it just before the start of outdoor season.

April 8, 2014

WOMEN’S LACROSSE: Mules edge Polar Bears

A Lindsey McKenna goal gave Colby a comeback 11-10 win over Bowdoin.

April 3, 2014

COLLEGE SPORTS: Local players cope with end of Maine Maritime softball program

The school won’t field a softball team after 2014, which sees several central Mainers without a place to play.

April 2, 2014

YOUTH HOCKEY: Local players qualify for 1-on-1 tourney in Boston

The four Mainers will be featured on NESN in the tournament.

April 1, 2014

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: UMF waiting for signs of dirt

The Beavers’ softball team is eager to get outdoors, but snow is still on the field ahead of Wednesday’s home opener.

March 21, 2014

HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING: Area swimmers to take on region’s best Saturday

The field for the New England YMCA Swimming Championships includes Messalonskee’s Kristy Prelgovisk, Kents Hill sophomore Mary Erb and Monmouth’s Joe Manduca, among others.

March 20, 2014

DIVISION III HOCKEY: Lewiston hosts D-III men’s hockey’s final four

The Colisee is expecting huge crowds for the tournament semifinals Friday before the national title game Saturday night.

March 18, 2014

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Thomas club hockey team wins title

The Terriers men went 9-0-1 over their final 10 games and swept all three games in their conference tournament.

Latest Blogs by Matt DiFilippo

April 24, 2013

BASKETBALL: Cony interviewing candidates

April 17, 2013

BASEBALL: Gardiner sharp in opener

March 25, 2013

Winslow school board meeting turns contentious

March 8, 2013

BOYS HOCKEY: Greely, Messalonskee set for showdown

March 2, 2013

HOCKEY: Ex-Lawrence goalie gets into coaching

February 27, 2013

BOYS HOCKEY: Start times changed for Eastern B semis

February 20, 2013

BASKETBALL: Worster, Carey, Lee finalists for Mr., Miss Maine

February 20, 2013

BOYS BASKETBALL: Belanger comes through for Valley

February 18, 2013

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Defense lifts Hyde by Valley

February 16, 2013

BASKETBALL: Gillespies play key roll for Valley