In the Crease

Justin Pelletier is the Managing Editor/Nights, Sports and Digital for the Sun Journal. A lifelong resident of Lewiston, Justin has worked full time for the Sun Journal since 2002. A 2001 graduate of Boston University, Justin is a proud member of the Jack Falla mafia. He lives in Lewiston with his wife and twin daughters.

In the Crease: Hockey family mourns for Humboldt

Cruising across what felt like arctic tundra somewhere between the North Pole and Ottawa, Ontario, breath turned to vapor off the lips of junior...

In the Crease: The difference for Devils was in the details

Three Biddeford skaters bore down on Lewiston keeper Conrad Albert. Only two Blue Devils defenders were back, and the Tigers were licking their chops. With...

In the Crease: "One Goal" strikes a chord for change

By all accounts, Amy Bass is a pretty observant human. An accomplished author, lecturer and Emmy-winning producer, the Bates College graduate has traveled the world. When...

In the Crease: My 10 favorite stories of 2017

Maineiacs head coach Clem Jodoin hoists the President's Cup above his head. (Sun Journal file photo)LEWISTON — Everyone loves a good list. Even more people...

In the Crease: Lewiston's Lumu played for more than just a state title

Lewiston High School keeper Dido Lumu, far right, watches as a Portland header sails wide during the Class A boys' state soccer final at...

In the Crease: Unlucky 13 the difference between Wyman, Grindle

SPTmaineam3rdRdP071417 Sam Grindle eyes his shot on the 17th hole of the 98th Maine Amateur Golf Championship on Thurday at Brunswick Golf Club.Sam Grindle...

In the Crease: Lexi Thompson was robbed

The Ladies Professional Golf Association owes Lexi Thompson $154,491, and an apology. The organization that purports to be an advocate for the game of golf...

In the Crease: Loud and clear, Strout is a two-time champion

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3aT4YxRDPw?ecver=1] LEWISTON — All Jacob Strout could hear was nothing. The Lewiston High School goalie cast his gaze some 180 feet to the other end...

In the Crease: As love for tournaments grows, so too should the tourney season

And so ends the busiest week of the winter sports season. Really, it’s the busiest week of the high school sports calendar, and it’s not...

In the crease: By the numbers, St. Dom’s win off the charts

One-hundred-sixty-eight, divided by 21. I’ll wait a second. Eight. The answer is an ungodly eight. The question: How many goals per game did St. Dominic Academy score...