The athletic director says a replacement for Tim Whitehead could be announced as early as Tuesday.
The University of Maine baseball team heads into an elimination game this afternoon against Stony Brook.
AUGUSTA -- The Hall-Dale boys track and field team vowed to make a run at Lisbon at the Mountain Valley Conference championships Thursday afternoon.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Kreider steered in a pass from Rick Nash 7:03 into overtime, and the New York Rangers stayed alive in the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.
WINSLOW -- The Winslow High School baseball team hasn't played too many close games this season, but Thursday's 4-3 win over Maranacook is the type of game the Black Raiders expect once the playoffs begin, and it was the type of game coach Jesse Lacasse felt his team needed.
BOSTON -- Terry Francona felt right at home in the visiting dugout.
BOSTON (AP) — Drew Stubbs and Mark Reynolds drove in three runs each and Cleveland had 16 hits in the Indians' 12-3 win over the Boston Red Sox in manager Terry Francona's return to Fenway Park on Thursday night.
It was bound to happen sooner or later, but the Cony High School softball team's 9-1 loss to Edward Little in Auburn on Wednesday came as a surprise.
AUGUSTA — Sonja Morse took a perfect game into the seventh inning and finished with a no-hitter as the Cony softball team bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 4-0 win over Mt. Ararat on Thursday.
Forecast forces changes to KVAC track and field as well as tennis singles tournament.
Winthrop vaulted to second place in the Western Maine Class C tournament standings Monday following its 4-2 win against previously unbeaten St. Dominic. It was the second straight win by the Ramblers over the Mountain Valley Conference powerhouse in Auburn. Last year, Winthrop upset the Saints in the opening round of the playoffs.
MADISON — It was Madison’s 15th win of the season, and the first loss for Oak Hill since April 24. It was a great pitching matchup between Emily McKenney and Kortni Michaud, and yet it also had some offense.
For the last seven years, it’s been Lisbon and then everybody else at the Mountain Valley Conference track and field championships.
CHICAGO (AP) — Clay Buchholz pitched five-hit ball over seven innings to improve to 7-0, and the BostonRed Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 6-2 Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep.
FARMINGDALE — The Hall-Dale girls tennis team breezed to a 4-1 win against Dirigo on Wednesday, posting its third Mountain Valley C onference championship in a row.
AUBURN — The Hall-Dale High School boys team won the Mountain Valley Conference championship Wednesday, avenging its only loss of the season with a 3-2 win against top-seeded St. Dominic.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona is bracing for a lump in his throat and maybe a tear or two. He's going back to Boston.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Bruins are on the brink of the Eastern Conference finals, and they got there on the backs of their suddenly offensive defensemen and a potent fourth line of forwards.
Originally expected to resign, Mike Krzyzewski will try to lead the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team to a third straight gold medal.
Daniel Paille scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:31 left in the third period — after defenseman Johnny Boychuk got the Bruins even earlier in the frame — and Boston put the Rangers on the brink of elimination with a 2-1 victory in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series on Tuesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Quintana took a no-hitter into the seventh before David Ortiz broke it up with a one-out broken-bat single, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Boston Red Sox 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Leandra Martin had her doubters, starting with her father and grandfather. They remember telling Martin she could try a race car out, but figured it was likely just a phase that would pass in short time.
Tommy Stilphen didn’t expect to win a Late Model race so early in the year at Oxford Plains Speedway, and he certainly didn’t expect to make history at the track, but that’s exactly what the teenager did last Friday night.
The Messalonskee boys lacrosse team has been learning a lot this season.
BRUNSWICK — The Erskine softball team fended off a late rally to edge Brunswick 12-11 in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A game Tuesday afternoon.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski’s agent says the tight end’s latest surgery is expected to be the last on his forearm.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady dropped back and threw a pass. Danny Amendola ran to where he expected it to be.
Golf's two governing bodies outlawed the anchored putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, approving a new rule that starts in 2016 and urging the PGA Tour to follow along so the 600-year-old sport is still played under one set of rules.
GORHAM -- University of Southern Maine freshman shortstop Sam Dexter is the son of a coach so it stands to reason he has an edge on many players his age when it comes to understanding the nuances of baseball.
A move to the bullpen early in the season is paying dividends for Hall-Dale High School graduate Ryan Leach and the Franklin Pierce University baseball team.
AUBURN -- Ben Allen scattered seven hits and two St. Dominic runners were cut down at home as Winthrop posted a 4-2 win over the previously unbeaten Saints in Mountain Valley Conference baseball action Monday.
The Cony track and field teams turned in some strong performances -- some expected, others not so much -- at its annual Under the Lights meet last Friday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Adam Dunn hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Chicago White Sox handed Jon Lester his first loss of the season with a 6-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- Don't judge the New York Rangers by the scores of their two losses to the Boston Bruins.
SANFORD -- After players from Maine and Holy Cross pulled the tarp over the Goodall Park infield during a rain delay last week, Tommy Lawrence figured everyone could use a chuckle.
BOSTON (AP) — Where the Super Bowl will celebrate a half-century of existence will be decided this week by NFL owners.
BOSTON (AP) -- Claude Julien wanted his Bruins to play more aggressively in the third period. The Boston coach got his wish with the help of some shaky defense by the New York Rangers.
The state championship Round of 48 boys and girls singles tennis tournament begins Saturday at Lewiston High School. Bates College, the normal site for the Round of 48, is not available Saturday, but Monday’s Round of 16 and quarterfinals and Wednesday’s semifinals and finals will be at Bates.
HARWICH, Mass. -- Logan Carman pitched his second shutout in five days and the University of Southern Maine beat Endicott College 9-0 Sunday to win the NCAA Division III New England baseball tournament and advance to next weekend's national tournament.
WISCASSET -- Toby Wells of Dublin, N.H., pulled away over the final 20 laps to the win the 50-lap Northeast Mini Stock Tour feature Saturday night at Wiscasset Speedway.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — At least John Lackey and the Boston Red Sox had something to keep themselves entertained during a long rain delay on Sunday.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Another year, another Triple Crown hopeful unable to come through.
But they don’t need a reminder that the Rangers overcame a 2-0 deficit against Washington.
The Huskies shut out Endicott 9-0 to win the New England Regional championship.
Rafael Nadal wins this tourney for the seventh time, and Serena Williams wins her fourth straight title this year.
Oxbow and jockey Gary Stevens lead all the way in the Preakness, ending Orb's five-race win streak.
AUGUSTA — Bayleigh Logan scored four goals and Emily Quirion added a pair to lead the Cony girls lacrosse team past Gardiner 9-5 on Saturday afternoon.
Nick Perry remembers the fireworks. He was 8 or 9 years old, and Perry recalls the crowds and the food. Most of all, Perry's earliest memories of the annual Winslow Fourth of July celebration center around the fireworks.
WINSLOW -- The location was new, Winslow High School's refurbished Donald Matheson track, but the result of the Community Cup track and field meet was the same. For the ninth consecutive year, the Waterville girls and boys each won the title.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — David Ortiz homered twice and drove in six runs to torment his former team once again, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 12-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night.
BOSTON (AP) — In the corner of the Boston Bruins’ locker room, hanging from the hooks in Andrew Ference’s stall, is a yellow running singlet with the team’s “Spoked B” logo on the front.
HARWICH Mass. -- Sam Dexter's second home run of the day supported two remarkable pitching performances by Andrew Richards and pulled the University of Southern Maine back from the brink of elimination in the NCAA Division III New England baseball tournament.
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- When the New Hampshire Fisher Cats joined the Eastern League in 2004, there was talk of a state border rivalry between the Manchester team and the Portland Sea Dogs.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Will Middlebrooks gave Boston a comeback victory the night before with a big swing. This time, he dropped down a bunt to advance the go-ahead run.
AUGUSTA — Nervous and excited, Tyler Fitzgerald settled into the blocks for the 100-meter dash, one of the most anticipated events at the annual Cony Under the Lights meet Friday.
OAKLAND -- Both the Messalonskee and Brunswick boys lacrosse teams knew a fast start would be a key to Friday's game. It was Brunswick that capitalized early, while Messalonskee was left to lament another slow start.
AUGUSTA -- The Messalonskee High School baseball team has spent this season seeking the magic that led it to the Class A state championship a year ago.
WALES — Jake Martin threw a perfect game, striking out six batters, and hit a home run to lead the Oak Hills to a 20-0 win against Telstar in a Mountain Valley Conference game shortened to five innings due to the mercy rule.
AUGUSTA — Unbeaten Cony rallied for three runs in the bottom of the ninth innign to pull out a 3-2 win against Messalonskee in a battle of top teams in the Class A division of the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference on Friday.
WATERVILLE — Jon Hayes, a former assistant coach at the Thomas College and the University of Maine at Farmington, has been named the head men’s basketball coach at Thomas.
GARDINER -- For the Gardiner girls lacrosse team, Thursday's game against unbeaten Messalonskee was a measuring stick against one of the top teams in Class A.
HARWICH, MA -- JJ Branch and Tyler Hitchcock combined to allow six hits and shut down the University of Southern Maine as Endicott earned a 5-2 win in the 2013 NCAA New England Regional on Friday at Whitehouse Field.
The Cony softball team survived a second test against Oxford Hills on Wednesday and, for the first time this season, the Rams trailed in a game.
WALES -- As her team left the dugout to play defense after the bottom of the fifth, Oak Hill softball coach Allyson Collins called out, "Hey, that's a heckuva inning."
HARWICH, Mass. -- Resilience is a good quality for any winning team, but the University of Southern Maine baseball team wasn't expecting to have to prove it so intensely Thursday night in the winners' bracket game of the NCAA New England Baseball Regional at Whitehouse Field in Harwich.
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored with 4:20 left in the first overtime and the Boston Bruins beat the New York Rangers 3-2 in the first playoff game in 40 years between the Original Six teams.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Will Middlebrooks had a three-run double off closer Fernando Rodney with two outs in the ninth inning that lifted the Boston Red Sox past the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Thursday night.
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Marathon runners who were stopped on the course when bombs went off at the finish line will have a chance to come back and run again next year, race organizers said on Thursday.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Growing up, Kentucky Derby winner Orb was just another horse who fit in with the crowd.
David Beckham, whose curling free kicks, rugged good looks and celebrity marriage made him one of the most famous athletes in the world, is retiring from soccer.