Posts Tagged Maine

Bates announces honorary degree recipients

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Olympic gold medalist and two-time Boston Marathon champion Joan Benoit Samuelson is among four people scheduled to receive honorary degrees at the Bates College commencement.

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Thunder rallies to 109-97 win at Phoenix

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives on Phoenix Suns center Alex Len during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix coach Jeff Hornacek said it was a must-win, and the Oklahoma City Thunder struggled with the Suns’ intensity early in Sunday night’s game.

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Chodounsky defends slalom title at US Alpine Championships

David Chodounsky, of Crested Butte, Colo., center, raises his ski after winning the men's slalom skiing race at the US Alpine Ski Championship in Carrabassett Valley, Maine, Sunday, March 29, 2015.  At left is second place finisher A.J. Ginnis, of Greece, and at right is third place finisher Tim Kelly, of Starksboro, Vt. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — A broken ski pole didn’t discourage David Chodounsky in his first run. A few tiny bobbles up top couldn’t deter him in his second, either.

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Shiffrin captures slalom title at US Alpine Championships

Mikaela Shiffrin, of Vail, Colo., hits a gate during her first run of the women's slalom skiing race at the US Alpine Ski Championship in Carrabassett Valley, Maine, Saturday, March 28, 2015. Shiffrin won the event. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin added another title to her impressive collection, winning the slalom by a massive margin Saturday at the U.S. Alpine Championships.

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National Alpine Championships continue at Maine’s Sugarloaf

CARRABASSET VALLEY, Maine (AP) — The National Alpine Championships are continuing with the men’s giant slalom and a weather-delayed opening ceremony in Maine.

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