Nine local teams competed in the 2018 Maine State Junior High & elementary Cheering championships at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on March 4. The Wiscasset Flare and Wiscasset Heat teams placed first in their divisions, and the Medomak Riverhawks and Jefferson Village Chargers placed second. The win was the third straight for the […]
The hot shooting Mustangs from Monmouth Academy, upset top seed and undefeated Boothbay 51-47 to win the South Class C Regional championship at Augusta Civic Center on Feb. 24. The game was tied 11-11 at the quarter, before the Mustangs out scored Boothbay 19-12 in the second frame to lead by seven, 30-23 at the […]
After knocking off number three Skowhegan and number two Nokomis, sixth seed Medomak Valley boys basketball team hoped they had one more upset win in their pockets in the North A Regional final against Hampden Academy on Fri. Feb. 23. While the Panthers got the job done defensively, holding the Broncos to 43 points, they could […]
Boothbay Region girls basketball team defeated Madsion 53-45 in a South Class C match-up on Feb. 22, to advance to the Regional championship game. The Lady Seahawks will take on Monmouth on Sat., Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. for the Regional title at the Augusta Civic Center. Boothbay got off to a slow start, with […]
Nate LeBlanc hit a 3-pointer with seven seconds remaining to lift Winthrop to a 61-60 win over Boothbay in South Class C semi-final boys basketball action at the Augusta Civic Center on Feb. 22. The Ramblers led 18-14 at the quarter and 25-24 at the half Boothbay went on an 11-4 run in the third […]
Medomak Valley boys basketball are quickly becoming known as the spoilers in North A tournament action at the Augusta Civic Center. The Panthers knocked off number three Skowhegan on Feb. 17, then rallied from behind to upset second seed Nokomis on Feb.21. That win earns them a berth in the North A Regional finals, to […]
Number one seed Boothbay Region girls basketball team defeated #8 Traip 59-40 in a South Class C quarter-final match-up at the Augusta Civic Center on Feb. 20. After a jittery start by both teams, the Rangers got on the boards with 4:45 to play in the first quarter. Boothbay took the lead for good 21 […]
Lincoln Academy boys swim team medaled in two relays and placed in a third. The Eagles collected four medals and six ribbons at the State Class B swimming championships held at Bowdoin College on Feb. 20 Four Lincoln Academy records were broken in the State meet, the 200 medley relay, the 200 free relay, the […]
The 2018 State Class B swim meets were dedicated to long time swim coach Don Strout. Strout coaches the Lincasset Bay teams (Lincoln Academy, Boothbay Region and Wiscasset). He has coached swimming for two and a half decades, including 17 years at Lincoln Academy.
Lincoln Academy swimmer Vanessa Albert medaled in two events at the State Class B championships, held Mon, Feb. 19 at Bowdoin College in Brunswick. Albert placed fifth in the 100 breaststroke in 1:13.49 and seventh in the 50 free in 26.52. Albert also swam in two Lady Eagle relays that placed at States. Lincoln placed […]
Sixth seed Boothbay boys basketball team upset third seed Waynflete 65-64 on Mon. Feb. 19 in a South Class C quarter-final match-up. The Seahawks trailed much of the game, 20-12 at the quarter, 42-29 at the half and 59-48 at the end of three. Boothbay battled back to take their first lead on a Kyle Ames […]
Lincoln Academy wrestler Hannah Workman won gold at the Girls State wrestling championships at Marshwood Middle School on Mon., Feb. 19. Workman won the 135 pound State title with victories over Alex Huff (Piscataquis), Lilly White and Rachel Tuck (Skowhegan).
In their maiden flight in the South Class A girls basketball tournament, the Lady Eagles of Lincoln Academy were plucked by the Hawks of Marshwood 74-24, Monday afternoon at the Portland Expo. Lincoln mustered just six baskets from the floor in the game. Marshwood jumped out to a 25-4 first quarter lead, thanks to an aggressive full […]
Wiscasset Middle High School student Sam Strozier, who wrestles with Morse, placed second in the State Class A wrestling championship on Sat., Feb. 17, in the 182 pound weight division. Strozier pinned Collin Cyr (Nob) in the quarterfinals in 5:30, then pinned Isaac Plante (San) in 5:12 to advance to the championship match. Strozier lost a […]
Medomak Valley wrestler Elias Miller won the State Class B 152 pound championship at Wells High School on Feb. 17. Panther alternate Jake Gess placed third at 170 pounds, Amos Hinkley was third at 195, and Elijah Lash (182) and Erik Benner (220) placed fourth. Medomak placed fifth as a team.