A week of spectacular September weather shined upon The Great Hike this past weekend as nature enthusiasts of all ages arrived at Ovens Mouth Preserve for an autumn hike, scavenger hunt, food and music.
The Boothbay Region Land Trust initiated the event Sept. 27 to generate interest in the outdoor spaces the Boothbay area has to offer. This includes preserves such as Ovens Mouth.
The Boothbay Region High School varsity girls soccer team had plenty of motivation entering its game against Winthrop on Sept. 24. The Seahawks were anxious to break into the win column and played a team they’ve had success against in the past. The Seahawks seemed to be brimming with confidence as they took the field in Winthrop and defeated the Ramblers 5-1 to notch their first win of the season.
BikeMaine is a weeklong bicycle ride exploring and celebrating a different part of Maine each September. Two hundred and fifty-five cyclists from thirty-seven states and five countries participated in this second edition of BikeMaine. The ride started in Westbrook with stopovers the first three nights in Norway, Winthrop and Gardiner.
Many schools around Maine and the United States offer robotics as an after-school program. At Boothbay Region High School, robotics is a real class that gives students course credit. The class is taught by Emily Higgins, and runs until mid January.
This is the fourth year the robotics class has been offered at Boothbay Region High School. In previous years, the class has used Legosets to build. This is the first year the class is using VEX robots, which are much more advanced.
It took the Boothbay Region Elementary School cross country team longer than expected to arrive at Lincolnville to run their third meet of the season on Sept. 25, but that didnʼt distract them from what they needed to accomplish.
Competing against Lincolnville, Isleboro, Oceanside and Appleton, Boothbayʼs girls and boys teams ended out on top. The weather was great for running the 2.2-mile course.
The Boothbay Region High School field hockey team got a double overtime win at home against St. Dom's after losing to Telstar last week at Bethel and before a home loss to Lisbon on Monday, September 29. Boothbay is now 4-5-1 and ranked ninth in the Heal point standings as of Tuesday, Sept. 30.
As the Pinetree Fall Club Soccer League winds down, our Midcoast United Soccer Club teams had a great overall weekend.
The Traip Academy Rangers thwarted a valiant comeback effort by the Seahawks as they scored on a 38-yard run early in the fourth quarter and then held on for a 31-26 football victory in Kittery on Saturday, September 27.
Seahawk senior Julian Aponte ran for two touchdowns in the third quarter, including one with just under five minutes to play in the quarter that, with the two-point conversion, gave the Seahawks the lead after trailing 25-14 at the break.
Sheriff Todd Brackett reports the following:
On Sept. 28, Deputy Ryan Chubbuck took a report of a lost outboard motor somewhere from Dresden to Richmond. The complainant stated that he was towing his boat from the town landing in Richmond to Dresden when he noticed his 25 horsepower Evinrude (white and silver in color and valued at approximately $100) was missing from his boat. He back tracked, but was unable to locate it.