Archive for ‘Sports’

  • (From left to right) Cathy McIntire, of Portland, poses with her granddaughter, Kate Pelleiter, 9, of Gorham, while Judy Murphy stands behind her granddaughter, Abbie Bouse, 8, of Yarmouth. The group was enjoying a game at Steamboat Landing Miniature Golf on Tuesday. (De Busk Photo)

    Steamboat Landing named top mini-golf course

    What: Steamboat Landing Miniature Golf, which was named as top 15 miniature golf courses in U.S. by “Men’s Journal” Where: 15 Steamboat Landing Road, off Route 114, about one-quarter mile from the Naples Causeway Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday, noon to 10 p.m. Closed for the season after Labor Day […]

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    Great Adventure Challenge puts athletes to the ultimate test

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Megan Greszler was looking for the “ultimate father-daughter bonding experience” and found it Saturday in West Bridgton. Megan and her father, Tim, drove to Maine from Ohio to compete in the annual Great Adventure Challenge (GAC) triathlon, which benefits Good Neighbors. “My cousins live in Brunswick and had told […]

  • JANE GIBBONS completes the annual Tour de Lovell.

    Kenison-Marvin wins Tour de Lovell

    2014 TOUR DE LOVELL OVERALL FINISHES Racer/category/time 1. Nathan Kenison-Marvin, M 20-35, 54:29.4 2. Jeffrey Fisher, M 46-55, 57:01.6 3. Kyler Walker, M 15-19, 56:01.8 4. Matt Burke, M 20-35, 56:02.0 5. David Scharff, M 46-55, 56:27.2 6. Chris Darling, M 36-45, 56:30.2 7.  Ethan Keyes, M 36-45, 56:33.4 8. Parker Normann, M 46-55, 57:19.3 […]

  • BRAD AND CHERYL EGAN decided to check out the Lake Region Sailing Club after following race recaps in The Bridgton News.

    Sailing articles lure Cape Cod couple to local races

    Hello Bridgton News readers: I’m David Eddy and I’ve been enjoying summers in Bridgton for at least three decades. I’ve also been writing the Lake Region Sailing Club news articles about the Tuesday Night and Saturday regattas for The Bridgton News on and off for a few years now. I know from personal experience what […]

  • Tom Gyger named as Maine Ski Hall of Fame inductee

    Eight Maine skiers will be inducted at the 12th annual Maine Ski Hall of Fame banquet at Lost Valley on Oct. 24. Included in the class are a pied piper of cross-country skiing, a long-time college ski coach, a pioneering snowboarder, a big mountain skier who piled up first descents, a pair of Olympic alpine […]

  • Buck wins Dole 3 Miler

    DOLE 3 MILER Aug. 9, Fryeburg OVERALL 1. Nathan Buck, 24, Portland, 16:15 2. John Allard, 20, Smithfield, RI, 17:29 3. Brendan Sullivan, 51, North Conway, NH, 19:22 4. Veronica Haskell, 47, Raymond, 19:49 5. Brian Ladd, 54, 20:07 6. Bill Reilly, 67, Brownfield, 20:34 7. Jesse Stevens, 40, Sweden, 21:02 8. Zed McNaughton, 9, […]

  • Owner of Sunrise Fitness Personal Training, Amy Young (center) encourages Katherine Riggs (left), of Naples, and Jennifer Hall-Lewis, of Casco, during a boot camp fitness session on the Naples Village Green recently. (De Busk Photo)

    Fitness boot camp uses nature to tone up clients

    By Dawn De Busk Staff Writer NAPLES — Amy Young believes that the best workout is totally low-cost and relies on taking advantage of the natural environment. As the owner of Sunrise Fitness Personal Training, Young is living proof that people do not have to invest in expensive exercise equipment to accomplish their fitness goals. […]

  • Local players compete in State Legion baseball championship

     Mike Mageles of Bridgton, a 2013 graduate of Lake Region High School, and Matt Beauchesne of Harrison, a 2014 graduate of Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, recently competed with their team, Bessey Motors, in the championship round of the Maine State American Legion Baseball Tournament at Winkin Baseball Complex in Bangor. Bessey Motors is a […]

  • Noah Duprey, 10, Casco finished in 29:56, good for 76th.

    Butcher wins Casco Days Four Miler

    1 Jimmy Butcher 28 Otisfield ME 21:38 2 Terry McMillan 17 Cottage Grv WI 21:49 3 Tom Leonard 22 N. Granby CT 22:02 4 Scott Lacy 23 Aspen CO 23:43 5 Mark Truxillo 30 New Orleans LA 23:50 6 Jimmy Banta 16 Raymond ME 24:43:00 7 Erin Flynn 35 Newton MA 24:59:00 8 Grant Burgess […]

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    Silas Eastmas wins fourth straight Lovell Old Home Days race

    LOVELL — New competitors joined familiar race veterans as the Lovell Old Home Days 5K had one of its largest fields ever this past Saturday morning. Posting a time of 15:38, Silas Eastman, 19, of Chatham, N.H. won for the fourth consecutive year, but not without a challenge. Tim Livingston, 40, from Conway, N.H. stayed […]