The Maine Juniors Silver Bullets, led by Coach Michelle Forbes, won the 16B championship of the New England Regional Volleyball Association on Sunday at Southern Maine Community College in South Portland.

The girls’ team included Maine high school freshmen through juniors from Biddeford, Cumberland, Gorham, Kennebunk, Scarborough and Yarmouth. Other teams came from Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.

The Silver Bullets defeated Lakes Region (N.H.) in the semifinals and Great Bay Stingrays (N.H.) in the final to clinch the championship with an overall tournament record of 8-3.


Bridgton Academy announced that Jon Day of Gorham was the recipient of the scholar-athlete award from the Maine chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.

Day, who played tight end at Bridgton Academy, will attend Wesleyan University in September.

Dudziak’s School of Gymnastics from Biddeford had eight individual all-around champions along with team champions in three levels at the Maine gymnastics championships.

Stacy Taylor and Cailey Wild, both level 3 gymnasts, tied for first with an all-around score of 33.25. Level 5 gymnasts Elise Courtney (36.85), Danah MacLeod (36.975), and Madeline Rheaume (37.2) took the top spots in their respective age categories.

Leaders for the level 6 team included Kendall Dolan with a 36.65 and Emma Patterson with a 36.675, and Mackenzie Macleod posted a 37.325 in level 7, earning the high score in the meet.


Hal Stewart of Hermon made a hole-in-one on the 105-yard 13th hole during the MSGA tournament at Fox Ridge Golf Club on Saturday. Hermon used a pitching wedge for the shot, which was witnessed by Randy Ossinger, Tony Reynolds and Mike Cole.


Sarah Swann Van Fleet aced the 13th hole at Fox Ridge Golf Club on Sunday. She used a 9-iron for the 89-yard shot, which was witnessed by Jim Van Fleet.


Vickie Stanley of Topsham won the women’s division in the Save Our Swinging Bridge 5K on April 24, with a time of 25 minutes, 8 seconds. David Drew of Litchfield was the men’s winner in 18:47.

Heather Hollenbach was the second woman in 26:11, and Christina Fedolfi was third in 26:43. Brendan Murphy was men’s runner-up in 19:02, followed by Jake Reichert in 22:24.

The annual race benefits the maintenance fund for Save Our Swinging Bridge.Org, a non-profit formed to ensure the maintenance of the historic bridge between Brunswick and Topsham.