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Georgia Beats Venezuela

Updated 7 years ago

YEAR SIX OF THE SENIOR LEAGUE WORLD SERIES IN BANGOR. THE TEAMS GOING AT ITWERE FROM FALCON, VENEZUELA AND CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA.

BASEBALL FANS FROM EASTERN MAINE AS WELL AS FROM OTHER CORNERS OF THE WORLD SETTLED IN FOR THE TITLE GAME.

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Title Game Saturday in Bangor

Updated 7 years ago

THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME AT THE SENIOR LEAGUE WORLD SERIES WAS SET FRIDAY.

JOSE ROGELIO GONZALEZ DRIVES ONE DEEP TO CENTER AND THAT WAS GOOD ENOUGH TO PLATE MARCOS PINA IN THE TOP OF THE 9th INNING.

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Warren leads field at Maine Open

Updated 7 years ago

SHAWN WARREN IN HIS FIRST YEAR AS A PRO HAS A ONE STROKE LEAD HEADING INTO THE FINAL ROUND… THE WINDHAM MAINE NATIVE WON THIS EVENT AS AN AMATEUR IN 2004…

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UMaine suspends softball team

Updated 7 years ago

THE SOFTBALL TEAM AT UMAINE WOKE UP TODAY WITH A HAZING HANGOVER… AFTER AN INVESTIGATION BY THE UNIVERSITY ITSELF SELF IMPOSED SANCTIONS ON THE UMAINE SOFTBALL TEAM CAME DOWN TO SEND A MESSAGE TO ALL STUDENT ATHLETES ON CAMPUS…AFTER PICTURES OF HAZING SURFACED ON THE INTERNET AT NCAAHAZING.COM THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE BECAME OF THE PROBLEM AND NOW HAS SUSPENDED THE ENTIRE TEAM ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE START OF THE 2008 SEASON….THEY ARE ALSO ON PROBATION FOR THREE YEARS. THE ENTIRE TEAM WILL SERVE 20 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE. PARTICIPATE IN MANDATORY ANTI-HAZING AND ALCOHOL EDUCATION PROGRAMS… ON TOP OF THAT PITCHER JENNA BALLENT WILL BE SUSPENDED TWO GAMES, COURTNEY GINGRICH GETS A TEN GAME SUSPENSION AND STRIPPED OF HER CAPTAIN STATUS…AND ASHLEY WATERS GETS TWO GAMES AND IS NO LONGER A CAPTAIN.

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Weinrich coming back

Updated 7 years ago

THE WORD AROUND THE CAMPFIRE IS THAT ERIC WEINRICH WILL PLAY ONE MORE SEASON WITH THE PORTLAND PIRATES… THE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE PIRATES IS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY…. WEINRICH GREW UP IN GARDINER AND IS 40 YEARS…HE PLAYED 18 YEARS IN THE NHL…. 36 GAMES LAST YEAR WITH PORTLAND TWO GOALS, 14 ASSISTS.

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Maine Open leaderboard…couple Mainers in the Hunt

Updated 7 years ago

FOX RIDGE IN AUBURN IS THE HOST OF THE CHARLIES MAINE OPEN… FIRST ROUND OF THREE TODAY…

SHAWN WARREN A ROUND OF 71 FOR THE WINDHAM NATIVE…HE’S IN SECOND AT ONE UNDER PAR…

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K.C. Jones coming to MDI

Updated 7 years ago

HE’S BEEN KNOWN TO FREQUENT BAR HARBOR…BUT NOW K.C. JONES WILL RUN A BASKETBALL CAMP AND HELP RAISE MONEY AT A GOLF TOURNAMENT. JONES THE FORMER CELTICS COACH AND PLAYER WILL HEADLINE THE CAMP FROM AUGUST 20TH-24….AT THE MDI YMCA…CONTACT THE MDI Y AT 288-3511 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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Noon for the first pitch of SLWS

Updated 7 years ago

IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THE NEXT WEEK FOR TEAMS AROUND THE WORLD…. THEY ALL VYE TO BECOME THE NEXT SENIOR LEAGUE WORLD SERIES CHAMPION…. THREE TEAMS IN THIS FIELD ARE CHAMPIONS FROM PAST YEARS…. THE PARADE OF ATHLETES BEGAN AROUND 8:00 SATURDAY NIGHT AND MANSFIELD STADIUM WAS A SPECTACULAR BACKDROP WITH ALL THE HARD WORK EVERYONE PUT IN TO PRIMPING IT UP…

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The Herd is coming

Updated 7 years ago

BIG TIME RADIO ANNOUNCER COLIN COWHERD IS COMING TO THE BANGOR CIVIC CENTER…. HE WILL BE THE GUEST OF WZON RADIO… COWHERD WHO IS ON ESPN RADIO WILL BE HERE SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 15TH…. TICKETS ARE JUST TEN BUCKS AND THEY GO ON SALE MONDAY, YOU CAN BY THEM AT WZON STUDIOS ON BROADWAY IN BANGOR.

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Senior League World Series

Updated 7 years ago

YOU ALWAYS NEED GOOD HELP TO PUT THE FINISHING TOUCHES…

DON’T KNOW IF THEY VOLUNTEERED BUT THE DISTRICT THREE CHAMPION BREWER TEAM IN CHARGE OF THE PAINTING THE LOGOS WITH A LITTLE SUPERVISION…

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Local Notes

Updated 7 years ago

BACK IN 1964 JOE FERRIS LEAD THE MAINE BLACKBEARS TO THEIR FIRST APPEARANCE IN THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES… FERRIS WHO NOW LIVES IN BREWER WILL THROW OUT THE CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH FOR THE SENIOR LEAGUE WORLD SERIES… THE PITCH COMES AROUND 8:30 SATURDAY NIGHT DURING OPENING CEREMONIES AT MANSFIELD COMPLEX.

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Comrades fall in title game

Updated 7 years ago

NOT ONLY THREE GAMES BUT THREE WINS IN TWO DAYS WAS THE TASK SET BEFORE THE BANGOR COMRADES TO WIN THE STATE LEGION BASEBALL TOURNAMENT….TONIGHT A THIRD WIN IN A ROW OVER MONMOUTH GIVES THEM THAT TITLE…. MONMOUTH THE ONLY TEAM TO DEFEAT BANGOR IN THE TOURNAMENT JUMPED OUT TO AN 8-0 LEAD..

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Local Hoop Notes

Updated 7 years ago

SURE HOPE KEVIN REED LIKES CHOCOLATE… ONE OF THE BEST PLAYERS TO GRACE THE COURT IN ORONO HAS LANDED A PROFESSIONAL CONTRACT. REED TOOK OFF YESTERDAY FOR BELGIUM… HE’LL PLAY IN THE DIVISION ONE LEAGUE FOR EUPHONY BREE…. HE AVERAGED 14.1 POINTS PER GAME LAST YEAR.

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Comrades will play for title

Updated 7 years ago

THE BANGOR COMRADES ELIMINATE FAYATTE STAPLES TO IMPROVE TO 3-1 IN THE STATE LEGION TOURNAMENT. BANGOR WINS 10-2, ALEX GALLANT PITCHED A COMPLETE GAME WIN…STRIKING OUT SEVEN… BANGOR MOVES INTO THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WITH A 10-0 EIGHT INNING VICORY OVER BESSEY MOTORSPORTS…. BANGOR PLAYS MONMOUTH AT 6 P.M. THURSDAY.

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Local Notes

Updated 7 years ago

THE HODGON HAWKS HAVE REVAMPED THEIR COACHING STAFF WHEN IT COMES TO BASKETBALL…. TYLER PUTNAM A 1,000 POINT SCORER AT THE SCHOOL TAKES OVER THE BOYS VARSITY POST…. OLIN QUINT WILL COACH THE GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL SQUAD. QUINT HAS BEEN A J.V. COACH THE LAST COUPLE YEARS.

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Brown, full sail ahead

Updated 7 years ago

TOM BROWN OF NORTHEAST HARBOR CONTINUES TO IMPRESS… AS HE IS ONE OF THE BEST HANDICAPPED SAILORS IN THE WORLD…. OVER THE PAST FIVE DAYS BROWN COMPETED IN THE U.S INDEPENDENCE CUP-NORTH AMERICAN CHALLENGE CUP IN CHICAGO….

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King on Steelers

Updated 7 years ago

FORMER UMAINE FOOTBALL PLAYER MATT KING PLAYED FOR THE PITTSBURGH STEELERS SUNDAY NIGHT IN THE LEAGUES FIRST EXHIBITION GAME.

LAST YEARS BLACK BEAR CAPTAIN PICKED UP A TACKLE ON SPECIAL TEAMS.

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EMCC Drops Sports

Updated 7 years ago

THERE WILL BE NO VARSITY BASKETBALL AT EASTERN MAINE COMMUNTIY COLLEGE THIS WINTER. THE MENS AND WOMENS TEAMS FIND THEMSELVES WITHOUT A HOME COURT TO PLAY ON.

JOHNSTON GYM IS NOT SAFE FOR PLAY AFTER LEAKS IN THE METAL ROOF DAMAGED THE HARDWOOD FLOOR THIS SPRING.

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Beach to Beacon recap

Updated 7 years ago

Duncan Kibet of Kenya raced past
three rivals in the final 600 meters to win today’s T-D Banknorth
Beach to Beacon 10-kilometer road race by six-tenths of a second.
Kibet finished the seaside course in Cape Elizabeth in 27
minutes, 51-point-seven seconds. Fellow Kenyan Evans Cheryiout was
second and John Yuda of Tanzania was third.
Luminata Talpos of Romania dominated the women’s race. She
jumped out to a big lead about two kilometers in and never looked
back, coming in at 32 minutes, 30 seconds.
Ukrainian Natalyia Berkut placed second, followed by Jessica
Ruthe of New Zraland.
More than 4,800 runners from 21 countries and 41 states
completed the course on a cool but humid morning.
The top Maine finisher was Ayalew Taye of Cape Elizabeth, with a
time of 30 minutes, 47 seconds. Emily Levan of Wiscasset, at 35:01,
was — for the third year in a row — the first Maine woman to
cross the finish line.

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State legion tournament

Updated 7 years ago

THE BANGOR COMRADES BLASTED NOVA SEAFOOD TO WIN IT’S OPENER IN THE STATE LEGION BASEBALL TOURNAMENT. BANGOR WON 12-7, GORDIE WEBB AND TOM CREWS OF BANGOR EACH HIT A HOMERUN. SHANE WALTON ACCOUNTED FOR FOUR RBI’S… PITCHER JIMMY COX ALLOWED SEVEN EARNED RUNS BUT WAS CREDITED WITH THE WIN.

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