In last week’s “View From the Bench” commentary, The Lincoln County News asked readers to weigh in on using the term lady for female sports teams. And weigh in they did. Over 200 people responded by phone, email, in person, or in lively discussions on Facebook.
Five Medomak Middle School wrestlers placed at the Pine Tree Wrestling League championship on March 25 at Skowhegan High School. Marshall Sawyer (93) and Tyler Cox (155) placed second, Brady Carter (99) and Nolan Grub (137) placed third and Levi Ward fourth. Medomak placed sixth as a team. Matttanawcook won with 149.5 points and Troy […]
Jefferson Little League sign-ups The Jefferson Sports Association will hold an open Gym for boys and girls residing in Jefferson who are interested in playing baseball, Saturday April 1 from 9-11 a.m. Register for the season and meet the coaches while getting into the baseball spirit. Tryouts for players interested in Minor A or Little […]
Tom Tripp wrote in a letter to the sports editor last week that he disapproves of the term Lady in front of school’s mascots, i.e., Lady Eagles, Lady Panthers, Lady Seahawks, and Lady Wolverines.
After breaking both legs and battling cancer, Sherrie Clark, of Union, was “pretty broken and beaten.” She found relief from her pain and stiffness through Bowen therapy. She was so impressed by the results of the treatment that she became a certified professional Bowen work practitioner in 2009. Clark now offers her Bowen therapy services to youth for free. Among her free clients are Medomak Valley High School athletes, who she has helped return to action quickly after injuries.
The Warren Rec Panthers placed first in the grade 4-6 Peewee division 1 at the Maine Elementary/ Junior High School Youth Cheering championships on Sun., March 5 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The yearly event is sponsored by the Calais Recreation Department. The Panthers scored 89 points to beat out nearest competitors Hancock Hornets […]
Long time Lincoln Academy indoor track and field coach Betsy Grannis was named 2017 KVAC Class B Coach of the Year. Granis started the indoor program during the 2005-06 season. She has coached the outdoor track team since 2005. “Coach Grannis is very deserving of this honor. Her athletes absolutely love her because she cares […]
Ben Jacobs, of Damariscotta and a Carrabassettt Valley sophomore, claimed top spot at the U16 MARA Eastern Championship Qualifier GS on Sun., Feb. 26 at Sunday River. Jacobs has dominated the circuit this season with four wins out of the six MARA Qualifiers this season. With the wins, he is topped ranked skier representing Maine […]
Gray New Gloucester pulled away from the Eagles in the third quarter to win the South Class B Regional girls basketball championship on Feb. 25 at the Cross Insurance Center in Portland. The Eagles led 8-5 at the quarter and trailed 15-12 at the half. Lincoln scored the first five points of the third period […]
The normally hot shooting Lady Seahawks struggled all night from the floor, then were forced to foul in the fourth quarter. Monmouth Academy sank 14 of 15 foul shots in the final period to pull out a 39-30 win in the South C semi-final match-up on Feb. 23 at the Augusta Civic Center. Monmouth advances […]
Lincoln Academy girls basketball team defeated Poland 62-52 on Feb. 23 in a South Class B Regional semi-final to advance to the championship game to be played at 1 p.m. on Sat. Feb. 24 at the Cross Insurance Center in Portland (old Civic Center). Senior Brie Wajer scored her 1,000th career point three minutes into the […]
Sixth seed Lincoln Academy girls basketball team upset third seed Mt.Valley 60-39 in a South Class B quarter-final game at the Portland Expo on Feb. 21. The Eagles took the lead for good with 1:54 to play in the first quarter, then held off Falcoln challenges in the second and third periods. Lincoln led 32-27 […]
Top seed and undefeated Winthrop boys basketball team beat Wiscasset 76-42 in a South C quarter-final game at the Augusta Civic Center on Mon., Feb. 20. The Ramblers closed out the first period with a 10-1 run to take a 22-10 lead at the end of one. Winthrop pulled away in the second frame leading 39-18 […]
Madison clipped Boothbay 63-41 in a South Class C quarter-final game at the Augusta Civic Center on Mon., Feb. 20. Madison led 14-13 at the quarter and 28-25 at the half. The Bulldogs forced three straight Boothbay turnovers at the start of the third to build a 10 point lead. The Seahawks ended the frame […]