Spotlight

Passion for the game has led Slicer to Maine Baseball Hall of Fame

Oxford Hills coach Shane Slicer pulls his players together during a pitching change. Slicer is being inducted into the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday in Portland. (Brewster Burns photo)Four decades after being...

American Legion Baseball

Looking Back: TJ Methvin used focus and intensity to stand out...

TJ Methvin Sylvester finished her high school basketball career as Lewiston's all-time leading scorer. (Submitted photo)When you ask Terijo Methvin Sylvester’s former coaches about...

About this series

Ever wonder what happened to so-and-so? You know, that athlete who was the talk of the tri-county region? Well, we got to thinking, maybe we should catch up with some of them. So we have. Every two weeks for the rest of the year, Sun Journal Sports will connect you, our readers, with a memorable athlete from past years whose name may be familiar, but their story may not.
If you have any ideas for future “Looking Back” feature stories, send them to sports@sunjournal.com.

Local Sports

Auto Racing

Kurt Busch wins pole at New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kurt Busch is set to crank up contract talks with Stewart Haas-Racing. With his deal expiring at the end of the...

Junior Hockey

Twin City Thunder

Thunder hit the ice for the first time at USPHL showcase,...

The Twin City Thunder took the ice for the first time when they participated in the USPHL Summer Showcase over the weekend at the...

Hockey Notes: Nordiques players attending Tier II and Junior A camps

L/A Nordiques' JP Chauvin, left, looks to tip a shot as New England Stars' goalie Greg Moon is screened by a spray of ice...

Columnists

College Sports

Bobcats

Lobster Bowl notebook: Game 'means a lot' to Edward Little's Hartley

In this file photo, Edward Little's Grant Hartley runs away from Lewiston's Garrett Poussard during the Battle of the Bridge football game at Garcelon...

Former Bates football, lacrosse coach Web Harrison dies at 78

Web Harrison talks with one of his Bates football players on Garcelon Field, circa 1982. (Bates College Muskie Archives and Special Collections)In the same...

Black Bears

Looking Back: Talented Whittier worked hard to excel at basketball

Gray-New Gloucester's Katie Whittier (22) battles for a rebound vs. Mt. Desert Island in the Class B girls' basketball state championship at Bangor Auditorium...

On Football: UMaine pumped about offensive potential

Maine's quarterback Chris Ferguson passes over defenders during the Black Bears' spring football scrimmage in Orono on Friday. (Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Portland Press Herald)ORONO —...

Mustangs

CMCC women fall in national title game

UNIONTOWN, Pa. — Central Maine Community College had to do something Saturday it rarely has had to do for the past two years —...

Central Maine Community College thumps PS-Lafayette in USCAA quarterfinal

UNIONTOWN, Pa. — One down, two to go for Central Maine Community College's women;s basketball team as it tried to win back-to-back USCAA Division...

Beavers

UMF replaces Campbell as track, cross country coach

University of Maine at Farmington cross country coach Dan Campbell checks the course during the North Atlantic Conference cross country championships in Farmington last...

UMF's Hollis, Campbell keep track of each other

UMF's Robbie Hollis stays just ahead of a runner in the 10,000-meter race at the Maine State Men's Outdoor Championships at Bates College in...
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