Category Archives: Sports

Cappza’s PIzza Majors team poses for team photo

The Cappza’s Pizza Majors baseball team of the Waterville Cal Ripken League poses for a team photo. (Missy Brown/ Central Maine Photography photo)

Five Guys Waterville team poses for team photo

The Five Guys Majors team in the Waterville Cal Ripken League. (Missy Brown/Central Maine Photography photo)

Madison, Winslow pair win martial arts Grand Champion belts

Huard’s Martial Arts students Skye Pollis, of Madison, and Ely Yang, of Winslow, show off their hardware after winning Grand Champion Title Belts at the Black Fly Kids Brazilian Jiu jitsu Championships in Rangeley on June 23. (Mark Huard/Central Maine Photography photo)

Cole 5k, half-marathon will be Aug. 19 in Norridgewock

NORRIDGEWOCK — The Cpl. Cole Memorial 5k and Half-Marathon will be held Sunday, Aug. 19, starting and finishing at Mill Stream Elementary School, 26 Mercer Road, with all proceeds to benefit the Cpl. Cole Scholarship Fund.
The event is being held in memory of Cpl.Eugene Cole, who was killed in the line of duty April 25.

Vikings swamped by Red Storm in Maine Class A softball championship

By Bill Van Tassel

STANDISH — Oxford Hills couldn’t hold off the Scarborough Red Storm in the Class A softball championship game June 16, despite five strong innings from sophomore pitcher Lauren Merrill.
Scarborough won the championship, 12-0.

Annual 5k Trot for Autism is July 28 in Auburn

AUBURN — The eighth annual 5K Trot for Autism will be held at Whiting Farm, 876 Summer St., Saturday, July 28, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. and the race starting at 9 a.m.
The annual race promotes awareness of autism as well as other developmental disabilities and raises approximately $10,000 each year.

Sabattus Rec Club Blackjack 5k run/walk is July 19

SABATTUS — The Sabattus Rec Club will hold its fifth annual Blackjack 5k Thursday, July 19, beginning at 6 p.m., at Oak Hill Middle School on Ball Park Road.
The event is social and non-competitive, with the main focus being to get out and get some exercise and to maybe get some lucky cards in the process.

Western, central Maine field hockey teams raising money to fight breast cancer

FARMINGTON — High school field hockey fans from across western and central Maine are in for another treat this summer when Franklin Community Health Network hosts the annual Battle for Breast Cancer, a round-robin benefit field hockey event taking place at Thomas College in Waterville.
The field hockey extravaganza will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 21.

Hall-Dale celebrates first baseball crown in 17 years

By Bill Van Tassel

STANDISH — The Hall Dale Bulldogs baseball team won its first championship in 17 years with a 2-1 victory over Houlton High School June 17 at St. Joseph College.

It was a pitchers’ duel between Bulldog senior Cole Lockhart and the Shiretowners’ Nick Perfitt, who struck out five batters and walked none with a total of just 77 pitches.

11-hour soccer game will benefit ShineOnCass foundation

WATERVILLE — More than 400 people are expected to take the soccer 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 15, in a continuous soccer game that will raise money for ShineOnCass.