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  • Hard work pays off for Archer
    Hard work pays off. That classic sports mantra fits the Kennebunk/Wells boys tennis team performance this season perfectly. Especially for sophomore Declan Archer, who has been selected as the Journal Tribune’s Boys Tennis MVP for the 2018 campaign. The Kennebunk/Wells tennis team made a major leap from just a season ... read more
    Source: The Journal TribunePublished on July 15, 2018By pmcdonald@journaltribune.com
  • Journal Tribune 2018 Boys Tennis All-Stars
    MVP: Declan Archer (Kennebunk/Wells)All-Stars Caleb Richard (Thornton Academy) Asher Thompson (Thornton Academy) Jack Cannon (Thornton Academy) Dan Behrens (Kennebunk/Wells) Mason Burke (Kennebunk/Wells) Cam Saucier (Biddeford) Joel Van Tassell (Massabesic) Brayden Ginchereau (Sanford) ... read more
    Source: The Journal TribunePublished on July 15, 2018By pmcdonald@journaltribune.com
  • Baseball: 2018 Maine Sunday Telegram All-State team
    Evan Bess, Madison/Carrabec senior, utility: A finalist for the John Winkin Award, Bess helped his team reach the regional semifinals. He batted .480 with 18 RBI and 28 runs. As a pitcher, he was 4-1 with a 2.78 ERA and 41 strikeouts in 37 2/3 innings. He will attend the ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on July 15, 2018By Mike Lowe
  • Baseball: Brendan Tinsman, Cape Elizabeth
    Brendan Tinsman never wanted to be anything but a catcher. “Catching fits me perfectly,” said Tinsman, who recently graduated from Cape Elizabeth High. “It’s the most involved position in baseball. You’re in on every play. If I was in the outfield, I think I’d be bored. “Catching keeps you in ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on July 15, 2018By Mike Lowe
  • Softball: Grace McGouldrick, Gorham
    Grace McGouldrick loved playing field hockey. And she got a thrill out of running track. But when it came to softball, well, that was different. “Ever since I played T-ball, I’ve had a love for the sport,” she said. “It’s the sport I was driven to do well in, the ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on July 15, 2018By Mike Lowe
  • Softball: 2018 Maine Sunday Telegram All-State team
    Ashley Alward, Skowhegan senior, pitcher/center field: A returning All-State selection, she was a two-time KVAC player of the year. She went 11-1 with two saves, 134 strikeouts and an ERA of 0.42. She walked only 13 and gave up only 18 hits, and batted .420 with two home runs and ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on July 15, 2018By Mike Lowe
  • South Portland Red Riots Spring Athletes of the Year
    Hasson Mehlhorn Rende Male (s): RILEY HASSON, Senior-Baseball * SMAA all-star, first-team * Senior All-Star * USA Today Maine all-star * Captain & COOPER MEHLHORN, Junior-Lacrosse All-American SMAA all-star, first-team Underclass all-star  Captain Hasson and Mehlhorn each dominated this spring and each are honored for what they brought to their ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on July 14, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Scarborough Red Storm Spring Athletes of the Year
    Griffin Lagerquist Male: REECE LAGERQUIST, Senior—Lacrosse SMAA all-star, first-team Senior All-Star Lagerquist was a seasoned veteran and leader for a rebuilding squad who, more often than not, completely shut down the opposition’s best player. Lagerquist started playing lacrosse in the fourth grade and quickly grew to love the sport. “Lacrosse ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on July 14, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Cape Elizabeth Capers Spring Athletes of the Year
    Tinsman Cochran Male: BRENDAN TINSMAN, Senior-Baseball * Maine Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year * Dr. John Winkin “Mr. Baseball” Award winner * USA Today Maine Player of the Year * WMC Player of the Year * WMC All-Star, first-team * Senior All-Star * Maine vs. New Hampshire Senior All-Star ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on July 14, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Yarmouth Clippers Spring Athletes of the Year
    Waeldner Then Male: LUKE WAELDNER, Senior—Baseball WMC all-star, Class B first-team WMC All-Academic team Senior All-Star Captain Waeldner capped his memorable Yarmouth career with a solid senior campaign, both at the plate and on the mound. Waeldner started playing baseball at a young age and began pitching at the age ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on July 14, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • North Yarmouth Academy Spring Athletes of the Year
    Clock Male: CONNOR CLOCK, Senior—Lacrosse WMC all-star, Class C, first-team Senior All-Star Captain Clock helped the resurgent Panthers control possession and the end result was positive for him and his teammates. Clock, a Gray resident, came to NYA in the fifth grade, started playing lacrosse in the sixth grade and ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on July 14, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Greely Rangers Spring Athletes of the Year
    Currier Will Neleski Male: WILL NELESKI, Junior-Baseball WMC all-star, Class B, first-team Underclass All-Star Neleski came up big with the bat and on the mound as he led the Rangers on a spirited run to the regional final. Neleski started playing baseball at a very young age and began pitching ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on July 14, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Freeport Falcons Spring Athletes of the Year
    Wagner Rinaldi Male: COLBY WAGNER, Senior-Baseball * WMC all-star, Class B, first-team * Captain Wagner was the rock in the Falcons batting lineup and behind the plate, helping the program produce another strong season. Wagner grew up in North Carolina, but came to Freeport by the time he entered high ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on July 14, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Falmouth Yachtsmen Spring Athletes of the Year
    Smithwick Forester Derek Davis / Portland Press Herald photo. Male: NICK FORESTER, Junior-Tennis * State singles champion * WMC All-Star, first-team, singles Forester reached the pinnacle as an individual and with his team this spring and he’s far from finished when it comes to collecting hardware. Forester starting playing tennis ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on July 14, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Waynflete Flyers Spring Athletes of the Year
    Duvall Burdick Male: HANK DUVALL, Senior-Lacrosse All-American WMC All-Star, first-team Senior All-Star Captain Duvall was the steady senior presence, and one of two prolific goal scorers, on a Flyers team that made history, winning the inaugural Class C state title. Duvall started playing lacrosse in the third grade and came ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on July 14, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Portland Bulldogs Spring Athletes of the Year
    Paradise Hoekstra Male: AARON HOEKSTRA, Senior-Lacrosse * SMAA all-star, first-team * SMAA All-Academic * Senior All-Star Finally healthy, Hoekstra was imposing in the cage this spring for a Bulldogs team that awakened the echoes. Hoekstra started playing lacrosse in middle school and following in the footsteps of his older brother, ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on July 14, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Maine Girls’ Academy Lions Spring Athlete of the Year
    Reid CATHERINE REID, Junior-Lacrosse SMAA All-Star, honorable mention Reid was an unstoppable scoring machine who reached a career milestone during a prolific season. Well-known for her basketball prowess, Reid (who also plays soccer) did it all on the lacrosse field for the Lions who made the playoffs this spring for ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on July 14, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Deering Rams Spring Athletes of the Year
    James Male: NICK JAMES, Senior-Lacrosse  SMAA all-star, first-team SMAA All-Academic Senior All-Star Captain James was the engine that made the playoff-bound Rams go this spring and he reached a personal landmark in the process. James started playing lacrosse in middle school and it quickly became his favorite sport. “I love ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on July 14, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Cheverus Stags Spring Athletes of the Year
    Watson Bossong Male: GRIFFIN WATSON, Senior-Baseball * Fred Harlow Award winner * SMAA all-star, first-team  * SMAA All-Academic team * Senior All-Star * Maine All-Star * USA Today Maine all-star, second-team Watson’s selflessness, as well as his superb skills, led Cheverus to a surprisingly great season this spring. Watson started ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on July 14, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Campanella sisters dominated Maine girls tennis scene in 2018
    The 2018 Maine high school girls tennis season was dominated by a player from Kennebunk High School and another from Wells High School — and they just happen to have the same last name and live in the same house. Kennebunk sophomore Grace Campanella and Wells senior Rosemary Campanella competed ... read more
    Source: The Journal TribunePublished on July 14, 2018By pmcdonald@journaltribune.com
  • Journal Tribune 2018 Girls Tennis All-Stars
    Co-MVPs: Grace & Rosemary Campanella (Kennebunk/Wells)All-Stars Emma Nassif (Thornton Academy) Vivi Reyes (Thornton Academy) Lili Brezocki (Thornton Academy) Ameilia Nelson (Kennebunk/Wells) Elizabeth Brown (Massabesic) Anna Johnson (Sanford) Julia Pearl (Biddeford) Megan Gregoire (Biddeford) ... read more
    Source: The Journal TribunePublished on July 14, 2018By pmcdonald@journaltribune.com
  • For football teams of all schemes, 7-on-7s has its benefits
    TURNER — The Gardiner football team doesn’t throw the ball all that much, so for two years, coach Joe White opted against bringing his squad to Leavitt Area High School for the Hornets’ annual 7-on-7 football sessions. This year, however, White and the Tigers were back. Nothing’s changed, they’re not ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on July 13, 2018By Drew Bonifant
  • Legion Baseball: Yankee Ford sneaks past Coastal Landscaping
    PORTLAND—Yankee Forder Nolan Brown (Gorham) batted in the game’s lone run on Thursday afternoon, July 12, nudging his boys to a 1-0 win over Coastal Landscaping. The bout played out at Cheverus High School. “Top two teams in the Zone,” Yankee Ford head coach Andy Coulombe said, asked about his ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on July 13, 2018By Adam Birt
  • Repeat performance
    JACK WYMAN holds up the Maine Amateur Championship trophy after winning the title at Belgrade Lakes Golf Club on Thursday. Wyman captured his second straight Maine Amateur title and will compete in next week’s New England Amateur Championship at Portland Country Club. To the left is Nancy Storey of the ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on July 13, 2018By ohtadmin
  • ’Dogs top Fisher Cats
    PORTLAND Tate Matheny hit a sacrifice fly in the seventh inning, driving in Michael Chavis with the go-ahead run, as the Portland Sea Dogs defeated the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, 5-4, on Thursday in Eastern League baseball action. Chavis scored after he reached base on a walk, advanced ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on July 13, 2018By ohtadmin