• John Rackley of Kittery was named this year’s winner of the Travis Roy Courage Award by the Maine Games.

Rackley, a three-time Maine Games athlete, invented the Renegade all-terrain wheelchair. Rackley was given the award following the Maine Games Renegade Rodeo, an outdoor obstacle course for Renegade users, which drew competitors from as far away as New York.

The Travis Roy Courage Award is given to a Maine Games athlete who has demonstrated uncommon courage and determination to overcome obstacles and compete with able-bodied athletes.

Former Colby College men’s basketball coach Richard Whitmore was elected president of the Maine Sports Hall of Fame at the annual meeting of the board of directors on May 30.

Whitmore, who won 637 games during his 40 years at Colby, was inducted into the MSHOF in 1998. He succeeds William Haggett, who served as president while continuing to hold the office of first vice president following the resignation of Richard Davis last November.

• Joe Manganaro aced the fourth hole at Martindale Country Club on Saturday. Manganaro used a 7-iron for the 173-yard shot, which was witnessed by Dale Brown, Doug Craib and Justin Ball.

• Doug Butterfield of Westbrook caught a 6-pound, 3-ounce brook trout on Moosehead Lake on May 20. The catch was witnessed and netted by Dan Wilson.