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: 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...

In the Crease: Chisholm club a treasure in Maine’s hills

Driving a small, two-wheel drive Chevrolet up and over the sandy, undulating roadways of Rumford, Maine, was not how I'd anticipated spending the third...

In the Crease: To my daughters — I love you, but I will not...

With the resignation of one of the more storied coaches in Maine basketball history, ostensibly for personal reasons (though we all know better), I...

In the Crease: Together, continued change is possible

To watch him pace the sideline during one of his Lewiston High School boys' soccer games is to watch a bundle of human emotion...

In the Crease: Gillies family dynasty alive and well

BOSTON — Growing up in Bath, Maine, Bruce Gillies Sr. never dreamt of building a dynasty. Sitting in Section 15 at the TD Garden on...