Dropping Dimes

Lee Horton is the Assistant Sports Editor at the Sun Journal, a post he’s held since July 2016. Prior to arriving in central Maine, Lee worked in Port Angeles, Washington. A native of Utah, Lee is graduate of the University of Utah and has a master’s degree from the University of Indiana, and he brings a unique, outside perspective to Maine sports.

Dropping Dimes: New Bates football coach bringing the juice

Malik Hall was hired as the 20th head coach of the Bates College football program in June. (Theophil Syslo/Bates College) At the unofficial public unveiling...

Dropping Dimes: Eight-man football is awesome. Maine should try it

Let me tell you a bit about the Neah Bay Red Devils. Neah Bay and its school (enrollment: 82) are located on the Makah Reservation...

Dropping Dimes: Looking back at a great tourney

It’s starting to sink in. The 2018 MPA basketball tournaments are over. No more trips to Portland and Augusta to see the state’s best teams...

Super Bowl LII: Why the Eagles will win

The quarterback wearing No. 11 went down for the season, but somehow a little-known backup and an unheralded coach led their team to the...

Dropping Dimes: Are the Celtics ready to challenge the Cavs?

Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving, left, and Gordon Hayward look on from the bench during the first quarter of a preseason game against the Philadelphia...

Dropping Dimes: There’s something about LeBron James

FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2009, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James dunks in front of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant,...

Dropping Dimes: Rest is plentiful in the NBA playoffs

LeBron James hasn’t played since Sunday, April 23. Steph Curry hasn’t played since Monday, April 24. James and the Cleveland Cavaliers start the second round Monday,...

Dropping Dimes: Gonzaga is America’s Team

Early in the year 2000, I met a Canadian. He was obsessed with Tombstone, Arizona, and Wyatt Earp, and had even visited the site...