Sports & Recreation

Never Too Old to Play Ice Hockey!

Never Too Old to Play Ice Hockey!

It's not every grandfather who can brag that he has played hockey with his grandson, but Ralph Kimball can! He sent me a photo of himself and his now 14-year old grandson Ethan. "He's a terrific hockey player and will play prep school hockey at St. Marks in Southboro, MA this winter," boasts the proud grandfather.

Women. Turning 50? Grab Your Basketball and Join the Team!

Women. Turning 50? Grab Your Basketball and Join the Team!

However you choose to acknowledge it, turning 50 is a milestone. For Susan Pillsbury, from Cape Elizabeth, it meant she was finally old enough to join the Maine Senior Women’s Basketball Team, which she did last year. The end of July she'll be playing in her first National Senior Games tournament in Cleveland, Ohio. Read more ...

 

 

 

What You Need to Know About Heat Stroke

What You Need to Know About Heat Stroke

Three people I know got sick over the weekend because of the heat. One had heat stroke and spent a night in the hospital and the other two probably had heat exhaustion. Both happen because the body can't cool itself and both are dangerous heat illnesses, especially heat stroke. Heat rash and sunburn are also heat illnesses, although usually more annoying than dangerous. Read more ...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Seeks Teams to “Bowl For Kids’ Sake”

Big Brothers Big Sisters Seeks Teams to “Bowl For Kids’ Sake”

 

 

BikeMaine-- a 7-Day cycling event is the first in New England

BikeMaine-- a 7-Day cycling event is the first in New England

BikeMaine, a seven-day, 400 mile rolling celebration of Maine will run September 7 through 14. 

PHOTOS: Follow Tim Goff as he participates in #BikeMaine

The loop route, which begins and ends inOrono, will see cyclists camping in the following host communities: Orono, Dover-Foxcroft, Belfast, Castine, Bar Harbor (two nights) and Camp Jordan (Ellsworth).  A map of