Friday High School Basketball Highlights And Scores
BOYS BASKETBALL Bangor Christian 57, Penobscot Valley 36 Bonny Eagle 49, Windham 35 Cape Elizabeth 54, Greely 48 Deering 37, Portland 30 Dexter Regional 62, Orono 46 Falmouth 69, Yarmouth 35 Fort Kent Community 66, Limestone Community 59 Fryeburg Academy 63, Poland Regional/Whittier 30 Hermon 44, John Bapst Memorial 30 Hodgdon 88, Houlton Christian Academy 57 Marshwood 63, Noble 51 Old Orchard Beach 56, Freeport 37 Presque Isle 60, Caribou 47 Sanford 74, Massabesic 50 Seacoast Christian School 57, Gould Academy 56 Sumner Memorial 61, George Stevens 55 Traip (Robert W.) Academy 50, North Yarmouth Academy 45 Washburn District 70, Easton 44 Washington Academy 73, Old Town 72 Westbrook 56, Gorham 50 GIRLS BASKETBALL Bonny Eagle 51, Windham 40 Boothbay Region 60, Wiscasset 34 Dirigo 50, Mountain Valley 32 Freeport 51, Old Orchard Beach 37 Gorham 52, Westbrook 25 Hodgdon 78, Houlton Christian Academy 39 Kents Hill 47, Hebron Academy 31 Marshwood 52, Noble 34 Oak Hill 52, Monmouth Academy 33 Rangeley Lakes Regional 43, Greenville 37 Sanford 62, Massabesic 28 Scarborough 58, Kennebunk 34
State Police Respond to Home In Madison
State police were on the scene of what the Kennebec Journal is calling a â€œstandoffâ€ overnight.A Madison man was reportedly barricaded inside his home, threatening to shoot people and burn his house down.Officers from multiple agencies responded to the home on East Madison Road.The suspect’s name has not yet been released.We will bring you more information on that, as it becomes available.
Several Brave Storm for Gun Rights Rally
Despite the snow, more than a hundred people turned out for an outdoor gun rights rally at the State House Friday.Governor LePage told the crowd their rights to have guns won’t be infringed while he’s governor.He mingled with the crowd after his brief remarks and shook hands with many of those attending.The rally came two days after a coalition formed in the wake of December’s Connecticut school shootings called for further gun control.
Locals Stock Up for Weekend Storm
For many, pre-storm activities include a trip to the grocery store.Supplies like bottled water, non-perishables, and batteries have been flying off local store shelves the past couple of days.Danforth’s Supermarket in Hermon saw things start to pick up Thursday with folks preparing for what the weekend weather might bring.”We have actually brought on extra staff,” said Cindi Valley, of the supermarket.
State Prison’s Old Warden Finds New Job in Corrections Department
Patricia Barnhart lost her job as Maine State Prison Warden but is getting a new job with the state corrections department.Starting next month, she’ll be policy development coordinator for the department at a salary of just under $69,000.Her warden salary was nearly $103,000.
Winter Storm Won’t Stop China Lake Hockey Tournament
The winter storm pounding the Northeast is expected to drop as much as 20-inches of snow in Central Maine.Road crews from Waterville Public Works are ready to go and expected to work throughout the night.Director Mark Turner says this is the 19th storm they’ve worked this winter but they expect this will be the biggest and most challenging winter storm yet.The storm has also forced the cancellation of numerous events, but the first ever Maine Pond Hockey Classic on China Lake is still on for Saturday.Volunteers say the show will go on no matter what mother nature brings.