Sports

  • Getting out for a little exercise can be a fine way to kick off the Thanksgiving holiday, especially when it benefits a good cause.

  • Midcoast Conservancy will offer a full moon hike (or snowshoe, if there is snow on the ground) at Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson on Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Hikers can enjoy a crisp evening illuminated by the glow of the moon and discover a new way of being in the woods.

  • Midcoast Conservancy
    Last call for tickets to attend Midcoast Conservancy’s engaging and informative evening of environmentally-themed films at the Crosby Center, 96 Church St. in Belfast on Sunday, Nov. 11 from 3-5 p.m.
     
  • All are invited to join Midcoast Conservancy’s AmeriCorps Outdoor Adventure members Emma, Jess, and Miranda on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for some outdoor fun at Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson.

  • This year’s Boothbay Region High School sailing team isn’t your typical crew. There are several reasons why the young sailors don’t resemble a typical high school team.  First, sailing isn’t a Maine Principals’ Association sport. Second, sailing, unlike other high school sports, is co-ed.

  • Junior defender Samantha Carter, Boothbay Harbor, of the Becker College field hockey team has been voted the 2018 New England College Conference (NECC) Player of the Year in a vote by conference coaches as announced by the NECC on Tuesday. Carter is the daughter of Paulette and Mark Carter.

  • The Seahawks boys cross country team took fifth at the Class C State Championship on Oct. 27.

  • The Boothbay Seahawks football season ended Friday with a 36-8 loss to Maranacook in the Class E quarterfinal round. This was the Black Bears' second win over Boothbay in as many weeks. Maranacook defeated Boothbay 27-8 on Oct. 19 in the season finale.

  • Boothbay Region High School Athletic Director Allan Crocker has announced that due to the weather forecast on  Saturday, the cross-country state championship times have been changed. Boys will now run at 12:20 p.m. and girls will run at 12:55 p.m. in Belfast.

  • A 1960 Colby-Sawyer multi-sport athlete joined four others in entering the college’s sports Hall of Fame this month. Patty Canby Colhoun played varsity basketball, lacrosse and field hockey during her two years at the New London, New Hampshire college.

  • Boothbay hosted the Pen Bay #3 regatta Oct. 22. Unlike the previous two Pen Bay regattas held in light and medium winds, this event tested sailors’ athleticism as the second cold front of the weekend saw gusts and downdrafts capsize experienced and agile high school sailors.

  • The Great Pumpkin Hunt at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Oct. 20.

    What a gorgeous day it was for the 3rd annual Great Pumpkin Hunt at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Oct. 20! Event coordinator Erika Huber said just over 2,000 people attended the third annual event. Folks came from all over the state and beyond.

  • Boothbay sailors won the Greely High School Ranger Rally Regatta in Portland Oct. 20. Fourteen teams from Maine and Vermont faced winds gusting to 22 knots in the year’s final varsity regatta at Sailmaine Community Sailing Center.

  • BRHS cross-country

    The Seahawk boys cross-country team will be going to the Class C State Championships for the 11th straight season. Both teams traveled to Cumberland on Oct. 20 to face off against Southern Maine’s best cross-country teams.

  • BRHS football

    The Maranacook Black Bears defeated the Boothbay Region Seahawks, 26-7, in Class E football action in Readfield Friday night, Oct. 19.

    The win improved Maranacook’s record to 5-3 while Boothbay finishes the regular season at 4-4.