Stories about Spruce Mountain

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Lobster Bowl: Old rivals gel quickly on West O-line

The Lobster Bowl West's offensive line features locals Bayley Beaulieu from Oak Hill, Tristan Castonguay from Spruce Mountain, Matt Powell and Levi Morin, both from Leavitt Area High School.

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H.S. Basketball: Spruce Mountain keeps it in family with hirings

The RSU 73 school board approved the hiring of two new basketball coaches Thursday night — both familiar names to the community. Chris Bessey was approved as the new girls' basketball coach at Spruce Mountain High School, while his brother Scott Bessey is the new boys' basketball coa...

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H.S. tennis: Winthrop, Spruce Mountain fall in regional finals

PORTLAND — Rivals in the Mountain Valley Conference, Winthrop and Spruce Mountain were two peas in a pod at the Western Maine regional tennis finals at the Racket and Fitness Center. Both girls' squads are filled with players who rarely — if ever — play indoors, and neith...

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H.S. tennis: Ramblers stop Saints; Phoenix advance; Devils fall

Winthrop freshman Megan Chamberland returns a shot to St. Dominic Academy's Callie Greco during their match at No. 2 singles in a Western Class C semifinal in Auburn on Saturday. Chamberland won the match, 6-4, 6-4.

H.S. Baseball: Wolverines rally, hold on to edge Phoenix, 8-7

LIVERMORE FALLS — With a bare-bones roster of nine players, Wiscasset has already shown resilience this season. Coming back from three runs down in the seventh against a Spruce Mountain team two classes above it, then snuffing out Spruce's own comeback bid on a bang-bang play at the ...

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H.S. softball: Phoenix rise up for win

JAY — The shifts in momentum Saturday were as frequent as the changes in weather. In a game that featured cloudy skies, drizzling showers, pouring rain and sunshine, the Spruce Mountain softball team fell behind three times — and also rebounded three times to grab the lead....

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H.S. softball: Falcons bounce back

RUMFORD — Small ball led to big results Friday for Mountain Valley. "We changed our lineup," Mountain Valley coach Lisa Russell said. "That's what we wanted to try because we needed to score some runs after a tough loss (Thursday) at Hall-Dale." The Falcons bounced back and us...

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H.S. girls' basketball: Kane resigns at Spruce Mountain

Gavin Kane has resigned his coaching positions at Spruce Mountain High School where he coached girls' basketball and softball. Kane will finish this softball season with the Phoenix but informed administrators this week that he would not be returning next season to coac...

H.S. girls' tennis: Lewiston, St. Dom's, Mt. Blue, Spruce Mtn. singles emerge from qualifier

LEWISTON — Kyleigh Letourneau was rushing through the early stages of her Region 4 tennis singles qualifier match at Bates College's Merrill Gym on Saturday, and it was no mystery why. "I have prom after this, so I think my mentality was, 'OK, the faster you're done, the faster you g...

H.S. softball: Doughty denies Phoenix

JAY — Krissy Doughty was thinking nothing but positive thoughts Friday. And if her mind was energized, she knew her arm would likely follow. The Winthrop pitcher had already hurled three softball games this week and had another Friday afternoon. If there were any signs of weariness, ...