3:16pm Sun Journal

118th Boston Marathon: Local runners see triumph emerging from tragedy

Area runners competing in this year's Boston Marathon are, from left to right, Thomas Bennett, Kelly Brown, Beryle Martin, Vicki Waterman, Peter Rearick, Dan Works, Paula Rousseau, Steve McCarthy, Christie Tebbets, and Steve Bang.

Local games for Monday, April 21

  • Dirigo at St. Dominic, 1 p.m.
  • Oak Hill at Hall-Dale, 4:30 p.m.
  • Softball
  • Oak Hill at Hall-Dale, 4:30 p.m.
  • Dirigo at St. Dominic, 1 p.m.
  • Local Sports


    The Hot Corner: They run, and we all win

    The bad guys lost. That’s what today — the past year, really — is about in Boston. In New England. In America. On the continuum of responding to tragedy, specifically the finish-line bombings at the 2013 marathon, I stand tiptoeing the edge closest to David Ortiz&r...


    H.S. Lacrosse: Lewiston blanks Massabesic

    WATERBORO — The Lewiston boys' lacrosse team opened the  campaign with a 11-0 victory over Massabesic Saturday night. Max Bolduc led the charge with four goals while teammate Cam Boucher also had four points, three goals and an assist. The rest of the scoring was spread out with... 1


    College Roundup: Maine splits with Binghamton

    WATERVILLE —  For the 11th time in the past 12 years, the Bates College men's track and field team won the Maine State Outdoor Championship on Saturday at Colby, winning seven events along the way. With points earned for top-six performances in each event, Bates scored 212 point...


    AHL: IceCaps sink Pirates in season finale

    SACO — The Portland Pirates capped a tumultuous season in fitting fashion Saturday in front of a sold-out crowd of 550 at MHG Ice Centre. After holding a two-goal lead in the first period, and a one-goal advantage to start the third, the Pirates allowed a pair of St. John's tallies i...


    A-L Sports Hall of Fame: Five new inductees named

    AUBURN — While it will be wonderful recognition for both Verne Paradie Jr.  and his sister Tammy Paradie Thibeault, it will ultimately be an honor to their father. Verne Paradie Sr. passed away last November. He had submitted the nominations for his son and daughter to be consid...