State budget vs. job creation – January 22, 2015 Latest Posts Bio admin House fire in Winter Harbor – October 27, 2014 Hancock County Court News Nov. 3 thorugh Dec. 11 – January 22, 2015 Latest posts by admin (see all) The ball eludes George Stevens Academy Eagle second baseman Nick Kane as Jasper Cousins of the Mount Desert Island Trojans slides in safely at second base.—HUGH BOWDENBLUE HILL — Righthander Nolan Hall handcuffed the George Stevens Academy Eagles, striking out 11 and giving up just four hits as he pitched the Mount Desert Island Trojans to a season-opening 1-0 win on Thursday, April 23.Righthander Nolan Hall of the Mount Desert Island Trojans limited the George Stevens Academy Eagles to three hits and struck out 11 in a complete game 1-0 shutout on Thursday at Blue Hill.—HUGH BOWDENHall outdueled righthander Peter Dickinson, who also pitched superbly for GSA, striking out 13, walking three and allowing just three hits in his six-inning outing.Early on, Dickinson was almost invincible, mixing a fast ball and curve ball to great effect and striking out seven of the first nine batters he faced.GSA mounted a threat in the second inning as Justin McGraw had a leadoff single and went to second on a one-out single by Cameron Lawson.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textBut Hall then got Tommy Crowe to bounce into a force play at third and struck out Sam Eley to leave two GSA runners stranded.MDI freshman Caleb MacDonald may have saved a run in the fourth inning when he made a diving catch of a line drive by Lawson with a GSA runner at second base.Dickinson pitched out of a jam of his own making in the fifth inning.He walked Chris Gridley, got Ian Hodgdon to foul out, then walked MacDonald.After striking out Gordon Falt, Dickinson then walked Hall to load the bases before striking out Sam Stewart to end the threat.The only run of the game came after Dickinson walked Dennis O’Neil with one out in the sixth inning.O’Neil went to second on a passed ball and scored when Young rifled a bouncer down the third base line.With Young at second, a bunt by Gridley went for a single when Dickinson fielded the ball near the first base line but couldn’t make the tag as Gridley raced past him.But Young then was picked off third and tagged by Dickinson in a rundown and Hodgdon struck out to end the inning.But for GSA, the damage was done.The Eagles were retired in order in the final two at-bats and the Trojans escaped with the 1-0 win.For more sports action, pick up a copy of The Ellsworth American.
July 12, 2020 INDYCAR-ROAD AMERICAO’Ward earns pole for 2nd race of Road America doubleheaderELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Pato O’Ward has won the pole for the second half of a weekend IndyCar doubleheader at Road America.O’Ward, a Chevy driver for Arrow McLaren SP, had a time of 1 minute, 44.8971 seconds on a course that stretches slightly over 4 miles and includes 14 turns. It’s the first career pole for the 21-year-old from Mexico, who is seeking his first IndyCar victory.With O’Ward on the pole and the 20-year-old Colton Herta qualifying second, Sunday’s race will have the youngest front row in IndyCar history. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditVIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTSMLS postpones Toronto-DC United match amid virus concernsUNDATED (AP) — Major League Soccer postponed a match between Toronto FC and D.C. United shortly before it was scheduled to begin Sunday morning because of one unconfirmed positive test and one inconclusive test for the coronavirus. The unconfirmed positive test was for a D.C. United player, while a Toronto player returned the inconclusive test. Scott Dixon qualified sixth as he chases his fourth straight victory and 50th of his career. Dixon has been the only driver to win an IndyCar race this season. Three races into the season, Dixon already owns a commanding 62-point lead in the points standings. Second-place Simon Pagenaud (see-MOHN’ PA’-zheh-noh) is closer to 20th place than first.Dixon, of Chip Ganassi Racing, is the first driver to win three straight IndyCar events since Pagenaud did it in 2006.This weekend’s doubleheader marks the first time spectators have been allowed during this pandemic-delayed season. F1-STYRIAN GPHamilton wins Styrian GP ahead of Mercedes teammate Bottas Players and staff are tested the day before each game during the MLS is Back tournament. Both teams had already announced their starting lineups for the match when it was called off shortly before its scheduled 9 a.m. EDT kickoff. The league did not announce when the match would be rescheduled.The postponement is the latest hiccup for the tournament in Florida, which has already had two teams drop out because of a spate of COVID-19 cases. FC Dallas and Nashville were both withdrawn earlier this week, reducing the tournament to 24 teams. FC Dallas had 10 players and one coach test positive for the virus. Nashville had nine players test positive.In other developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic:— An exhibition soccer match in France Sunday night will be the first encounter in front of fans to feature one of Europe’s elite clubs since the coronavirus outbreak erupted. Only 5,000 people will be allowed inside the 25,000-seat stadium to watch French League 2 team Le Havre host the star-studded Paris Saint-Germain squad. Spectators will have to wear face masks to get into the arena and they’ll be kept apart in the stands and at the entrances. Among Europe’s top five leagues, only France is letting spectators back into soccer stadiums. France stopped its league because of the pandemic and never resumed it. The return of fans comes as France’s death toll this week surpassed 30,000 and amid growing concerns of a possible second wave of infections. Associated Press SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Lewis Hamilton won the Styrian Grand Prix from the pole position on Sunday to clinch an 85th career win and move within six of Michael Schumacher’s Formula One record.Hamilton’s record-extending 89th career pole on a rain-drenched track was one of his best in extreme conditions, but during the race he was hardly challenged as he finished a sizeable 13.7 seconds ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas and 33.7 ahead of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen.Like last Sunday, drivers again wore black T-shirts with “End Racism” and most took the knee a few moments before the national anthem. When Hamilton stood on the podium he raised a clenched right fist. Update on the latest sports
HIGHEST PAID—This Sept. 17, 2011 photo shows Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, punching Victor Ortiz during their WBC welterweight title fight in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File) Mayweather, who made $85 million for two fights last year, is currently serving a three-month jail sentence in Las Vegas for domestic battery.Boxer Manny Pacquiao is second on the magazine’s list at $62 million from earnings and endorsements. Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight title to Timothy Bradley earlier this month.Tiger Woods, No. 1 on the list since 2001, made $59.4 million to place third.LeBron James of the Miami Heat is fourth ($53 million). He is one of 13 basketball players on the list.Tennis star Roger Federer is fifth at $52.7 million.Thirty football players made the top 100, with Peyton Manning tops among them at No. 10. The Denver Broncos’ new quarterback made $42.4 million during his last season with the Indianapolis Colts, even though he sat out the entire season while recovering from a neck injury.David Beckham of the Los Angeles Galaxy was No. 8 overall and the highest ranked soccer player at $46 million.New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was tops among baseball players and No. 18 overall with $33 million.Two women, both tennis players, made the list. Maria Sharapova ($27.9 million) comes in at No. 26, and Li Na ($18.4 million). (AP)—The world’s highest-paid athlete is in jail. The guy in second place just lost a title fight, and the man who held the distinction for a decade is now third. Forbes has released its list of the 100 highest paid athletes, and boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., nicknamed “Money,” is No. 1.