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‘Runners open preseason at Kents Hill(0)

April 18, 2014

KENTS HILL – Mt Abram opened its preseason baseball campaign Thursday posting a 6-2 win over host Kents Hill on the Alfond Athletics Turf Fields. Jonny Hart, Cal Dixon and Seth Thomas tossed two-innings each in the six inning contest with Dixon recording the win. “That was our first time on a pitchers mound,” Mt. […]

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Sugarloaf to host pond skimming event Saturday

CARRABASSETT VALLEY – Pond Skimming in the east has become a spring time tradition for resorts big and small. It stands to reason that Sugarloaf, the King of Spring, would host the East Coast Pond Skimming Championships. Following a successful debut last spring, Sugarloaf will host the second annual East Coast Pond Skimming Championships on […]

Too much snow, not enough preseason game time

By Bulldog Sports FARMINGTON — Monday afternoon, Mt. Blue assistant athletic director Rob Olsen could be found stringing yellow tape across the school’s back parking lot in preparation for a lacrosse practice. Extreme weather conditions in western Maine has left schools like Mt. Blue stranded without places to practice or play preseason games. With the […]

Softball takes two off Fisher in non-conference action

LYNN, Mass. – The University of Maine at Farmington softball team pounded out 35 hits over two games to sweep a non-conference doubleheader against Fisher College, Sunday afternoon at Breed Field. The Beavers posted a 13-8 win in game one, and completed the day with a 20-2 victory in game two. Leading 3-0 after two […]

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