BASEBALL

Bonny Eagle rallies past Libby-Mitchell to capture a win in Junior Legion opener

Evan Spencer’s two-run single highlighted a five-run fifth inning that carried Bonny Eagle to an 8-3 victory over Libby-Mitchell Post in a Junior Legion baseball season opener on Tuesday.

Damian Ramsdell knocked in two runs with a fourth-inning single to give Libby-Mitchell a 3-2 lead.

• Tuck Beaudeau pitched a one-hitter with 10 strikeouts as visiting Lewiston (1-0) defeated South Portland, 11-3.

Dominic Desjardins had a two-run single for South Portland (0-2).

• Luke Boyle drove in five runs and Anthony Balzano pitched a two-hitter as Bristol Seafood (1-0) opened with a 12-2 win over Freeport (0-1) at Portland.

HOCKEY

NHL: Hockey Hall of Famer Cam Neely will be named the president of the Boston Bruins, a team official familiar with the decision said on the condition of anonymity because it had not been officially announced. The Bruins have scheduled a “major announcement” for today.

The Bruins have not had a president since Harry Sinden stepped down in 2006 after 17 years in the position.

• Nashville signed Blake Geoffrion to an entry-level contract.

Geoffrion, the grandson of Bernie “Boom Boom” Geoffrion, helped lead Wisconsin to the NCAA championship game and he won the Hobey Baker Memorial Award as college hockey’s top player.

His great-grandfather, Howie Morenz, and grandfather are members of the Hockey Hall of Fame. His father, Danny, also played in the NHL.

• Dallas signed goalie Brent Krahn, who played 22 games for the Texas Stars of the AHL this season, winning 17 games with five shutouts and a 1.83 goals-against average. His two-way contract allows for different salaries, depending on whether he plays in the NHL or the minor leagues.

• Columbus fired former interim head coach Claude Noel, assistants Gary Agnew and Gord Murphy and strength and conditioning coach Barry Brennan, giving new head coach Scott Arniel a chance to start fresh with a new staff.

• Vancouver signed defenseman Aaron Rome to a two-year contract extension. Financial terms were not disclosed, but Rome would have been eligible to become an unrestricted free agent July 1.

• The Montreal Canadiens said they bought out the final season of Georges Laraque’s three-year, $4.5 million contract.

BASKETBALL

WNBA: Iziane Castro Marques scored 16 of her 31 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Atlanta Dream to a 93-86 victory over the Sky at Chicago.

Jia Perkins scored 25 points for the Sky, who have lost three straight since winning four in a row.

CYCLING

TOUR OF SWITZERLAND: Alessandro Petacchi won the fourth stage after a multi-bike crash took down many riders in a frenzied final sprint at Wettingen, Switzerland.

Tony Martin of Germany retained the overall race lead despite being delayed by the spill at the end of the 119-mile ride from Schwarzenburg to Wettingen. Lance Armstrong is 22nd, 30 seconds behind the leader.

TENNIS

EASTBOURNE INTERNATIONAL: Francesca Schiavone and defending champion Caroline Wozniacki lost first-round matches at Eastbourne, England.

On the men’s side, top-seeded Nicolas Almagro beat Lukasz Kubot, 7-5, 7-6 (3).