Monmouth High School Sports

Monmouth High School Sports

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H.S. Football: St. Hilaire named Winthrop/Monmouth football coach

Dave St. Hilaire knew how to make one team out of two schools long before Winthrop and Monmouth combined their football programs last fall. St. Hilaire, a long-time varsity and youth coach in the area, has been named head coach of the Winthrop/Monmouth football team, pending school committ...

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Lobster Bowl: Goff will be a Rambler on the field, a Mustang at heart

Brandon Goff from the Winthrop/Monmouth football team is the first Monmouth Academy player in the Lobster Bowl.

H.S. baseball: Hawks stun Mustangs

Monmouth's Phil Rowe dives back to first base on a pickoff attempt as Sacopee Valley first-baseman Mike Pincree waits for the throw during their Western Class C semifinal in Monmouth on Saturday.

H.S. softball: Bulldogs ditch Mustangs

FARMINGDALE — Bulldogs have a nasty bite at the plate, but the Mustangs were tough to break. No. 2 Hall-Dale left teeth marks in the third and fifth innings against a resilient Monmouth Academy squad in a Western Maine Class C softball quarterfinal game Thursday. The seventh-ranked M...

Class C West Baseball Quarterfinal: Monmouth survives Carrabec

MONMOUTH — By strategic design, there's no fence surrounding Chick Field. Perhaps it has both helped and hurt Monmouth baseball over the years, because hitting a home run usually requires reaching the parking lot. Alex Curtis accomplished that Thursday afternoon and erased upset-mind...

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H.S. Baseball: Monmouth's Fletcher named finalist for Mr. Maine Baseball Award

Monmouth Academy senior Kyle Fletcher is one of seven finalists for the Dr. John Winkin "Mr. Baseball" Award. The award is presented annually to the top senior baseball player in the state. The finalists were announced Thursday by the Maine High School Baseball Coaches Association and also...

H.S. softball: Monmouth advances past Lisbon

Lisbon's Molly Nicholson just catches the ball as Monmouth's Kylie Kemp slides safe into second after stealing the base Tuesday in Monmouth. The Mustangs won 7-4.

H.S. Baseball: Gagne made his pitch, and Mustangs have made it work

Monmouth pitcher Nate Gagne started 11 of Monmouth's 16 games this season but feels stronger than ever heading into the Western C playoffs.

H.S. Notebook: Andrews getting healthy at right time

Josef Andrews entered the Mountain Valley Conference track and field championships uncertain how his balky knee would hold up to the stress of two long races. Doctors, trainers and coaches will have the final word on that one. No need to ask the field that Andrews nearly lapped in the 3,20...

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H.S. Tennis: Hammond slices into the semifinals; Smith, Grignon, Letourneau bow out

WATERVILLE — Running laps and wind sprints practice after chilly practice this season at St. Dominic Academy helped condition freshman Bethany Hammond for Saturday's marathon day of tennis at the MPA singles championships. Three matches and three wins later, Hammond is on her way to ...

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H.S. Tennis: Rain shortens first day of singles tourney; Letourneau, Smith among those advancing

Lewiston's Kyleigh Letourneau returns a shot to Claire Valley of Brewer during their match at the MPA girls' singles championships at Colby College in Waterville on Friday.

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H.S. Baseball: Monmouth sweeps Lisbon, moves to top of Class C West

MONMOUTH — Nick Sanborn doesn't mind being on the wrong side of the scoreboard, or making the quick transition from the bench to the belly of the beast. For the second time in as many weeks, the sophomore left-hander's scoreless relief stint steered Monmouth to victory over a potenti...

H.S. Baseball: Mustangs' Gagne, Fletcher mow down Cougars

DIXFIELD — Nate Gagne and Kyle Fletcher came at Dirigo's hitters from different sides and different angles on the mound. But their results were essentially the same. Gagne, Monmouth's side-winding righthanded starter, and Fletcher, the Mustangs' over-the-top lefthanded reliever, comb...

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H.S. Baseball: Saints hand Mustangs first loss

MONMOUTH — Mitch Lorenz found himself in an unenviable position in the seventh inning of a key Mountain Valley Conference contest. Alex Curtis had refused to bite on the sliders Lorenz tried feeding him. So with Monmouth's cleanup hitter representing the winning run and down in the c...

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H.S. Baseball: Mustangs rally to overwhelm Ramblers, 10-5

WINTHROP — Unbeaten Monmouth Academy sent Nick Sanborn to the mound to try to put out a third-inning fire in Monday's Mountain Valley Conference clash with rival Winthrop. The sophomore's first two pitches can only be termed as accelerant. But Sanborn recovered and snuffed the...