Thursday, June 29, 2017

Red Riots fall to GSA, defeat Searsport in boys summer basketball

ORONO - Wednesday night at Orono High School, the Orono Red Riots played the final two high school summer basketball games of the evening falling to George Stevens Academy 64-52 in the first game and they defeated Searsport 50-46 in the night's finale.

Orono's Hunter Hews (right) plays some defense on a Searsport player during a summer basketball game at Orono High School on Wednesday night. Orono won the game 50-46. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Oceanside Little League to host complete District 2 Little League playoffs

ROCKLAND – The Oceanside Little League has released the exhibition and playoff schedule of the District 2 playoffs. This year all the games will be played at the fields in Rockland, Gordon and George Hall and at the Thomaston field.

(Photo by RJ Hawkes)
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Thursday, June 22, 2017

WS Emerson holds off late Dysarts rally for Bronco LL championship

HAMPDEN - Nick Bates and Collin Peckham both slugged home runs to help guide No. 2 ranked W.S. Emerson to an 8-7 victory over No. 1 seeded Dysarts for the Bronco Little League Majors championship on Wednesday night at the VFW Field in Hampden.

The WS Emerson team poses for a photo after winning the 2017 Bronco Little League Majors baseball championship Wednesday night in Hampden. Emerson defeated Dysarts 8-7. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Babe Ruth baseball season roundup

ROCKLAND – The Mid Coast Maine Babe Ruth league has games going almost everyday this week as the regular season closes next week.

(Photo by RJ Hawkes)

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Rockland area softball league opens another season

ROCKLAND – The Rockland softball league is back in action as they kicked off the second week of the season Monday.

Ryan Allender gets all of this pitch during Monday's game between Mid-Knight Auto and Fusion. (Photo by Ron Hawkes) 
Click here for the photo gallery from the Mid-Knight at Fusion game

Mid Coast Maine Babe Ruth roundup

Another week of Babe Ruth is in the book and this week the teams start playing during the week now that high school baseball is over.

Stephen Dearborn gives this ball a ride during Sunday's game at Marge Jones Field in Rockport. (Photo by RJ Hawkes)

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

WS Emerson gets semifinal walk off win

HAMPDEN - Trailing 4-3 in the bottom of the sixth inning, No. 2 seed W.S. Emerson picked up a walk off 5-4 win over No. 3 seed Anglers in a Bronco Little League Majors baseball semifinal playoff game at the VFW field in Hampden Saturday afternoon.

With the win, Emerson improves to 12-2 on the season while Anglers concludes their season at 9-7.

 Emerson's Wyatt Newall sends the ball out of the park for a 2-run home run in the second inning of a playoff game in Hampden Saturday. Emerson defeated Anglers 5-4 in the game. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Anglers gain quarterfinal victory in Bronco Little League Baseball playoffs

HAMPDEN - Tuesday evening at the VFW Field in Hampden, the Anglers and Wellman Paving teams scored a combined 34 runs as Anglers picked up the Mercy Rule win with a 22-12 score in five innings.

No. 3 Anglers improves to 9-6 on the season with the win, while No. 6 Wellman Paving concludes their season with a 2-13 record.

Wellman Paving manager Amy Knott (right) consoles and congratulates an emotional Sam Burnham after his third inning 3-run home run. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Monday, June 5, 2017

Oceanside baseball falls in heartbreaker 1-0 to MDI

By Ron Hawkes and Don Shields
MOUNT DESERT ISLAND – The No. 11 Oceanside baseball squad traveled to the island Monday for a Class B North prelim matchup with No. 6 MDI and had their season cut short falling 1-0 despite an outstanding pitching performance from Logan Sheridan and Jack Freeman.

2017 Oceanside Mariners Varsity Baseball Team. Not present, Maguire LeBlanc and Cole Stevens. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

St. George eliminates Camden-Rockport 8th grade baseball

TENANTS HARBOR – The St. George baseball team hosted Camden-Rockport Middle School Monday afternoon in a Busline League quarterfinal.

Camden-Rockport's Sam Moody, left, goes up high trying to get a wild throw as St. George's Ethan Carballo advances to second base. (Photo by RJ Hawkes)
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Midcoast Babe Ruth roundup

Another week of Babe Ruth baseball is in the books with all the teams getting their games in.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Oceanside Little League playoffs underway with a couple of upsets

The Oceanside Little League baseball and softball playoffs got underway Saturday in Rockland, Thomaston and Tenants Harbor with a couple of upsets in baseball reported.

A few select photos from Saturday's Oceanside Little League baseball playoffs. (Photo by RJ Hawkes)
Click here for the photo gallery from the Fisher and Kiwanis game
Click here for the photo gallery from the Lions and Rotary game