One look at recent regular-season results conveys that the troika of Pastime Club of Lewiston, Bessey Motors of Oxford Hills and the Windham Merchants enters the American Legion campaign as the top teams in Zone 3. When you factor in post-graduates and outsiders, the gap between the best and the rest appears to grow even wider.
The Diamondbacks displayed those traits in spades Saturday afternoon, June 15 at John Foster Little League Field, when they faced the Fillies for the first Medomak Valley Little League softball title.
As Paul Soucy was growing up in South Portland during the 1960s, he found many of his role models within the schools he attended.
Youngsters from Woodland Consolidated School brought along their teacher, of course, when they made the recent trip from Aroostook County to tour Cole Land Transportation Museum.
The longest season of their baseball careers continues for several central Maine collegians who have hooked on with teams this summer.
Right-hander Zack Bean allowed only five hits to lead the Westbrook Blue Blazes to a 2-0 high school baseball victory over the Messalonskee Eagles in the Class A state final Saturday at Morton Field.
The top male and female athletes in the state will be named, and the top athlete in each sport will be honored.
The Washington Capitals right wing beat out Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby and John Tavares of the New York Islanders for the award on Saturday night.
It went down to the wire, but Cheverus held off Massabesic to capture its first Class A girls' lacrosse state championship Saturday at Fitzpatrick Stadium.
Senior right-hander Ben Bragg pitched a complete-game four-hitter and the Patriots played flawless defense in defeating Buckfield 4-0 to win their second consecutive Class D state championship at Saint Joseph's College.
If there's a lesson to be drawn from Richmond's performance in the Class D softball state championship game, it's this: Don't sell this group of senior athletes short.
Most lineups have an escape hatch somewhere. You get this person out, get the next one, and then you're out of the jam.
Cassidy Adams doesn't know what it's like to lose, having won all 40 decisions for the Bucksport softball team in her career.
For five innings, the Oceanside HIgh School softball team appeared to be at the mercy of Greely High right-hander Dani Cimino.
As their Ramsdell-Rogers Post 56 American Legion team slogged through a 9-9 season last summer, coaches Chuck Chadbourne and Richard Sirois honestly felt the pieces were in place for a winning high school season the next spring.