Falmouth remains perfect in girls’ hockey with victory against Edward Little-Leavitt

Maddy McDonnell had two goals, and Megan Fortier added a goal and four assists as Falmouth beat Edward Little-Leavitt 5-1 in a schoolgirl hockey game at Auburn.

Samantha Welch and Abby Payson also scored, and Jayde Bazinet earned an assist for Falmouth (3-0).

Taylor Landry scored for Edward Little-Leavitt (1-2).

Chelsey Andrews scored twice in the first period and Greely (4-0)  went on to a 7-0 victory against Yarmouth (0-3) at Falmouth. Mary Morrison and Paige Tuller also scored twice each, and Emma Seymour made four saves to keep Greely unscored upon this season.


BOYS’ HOCKEY: Ollie Knight-Rouleau had three goals and an assist while leading Hebron Academy to a 9-0 victory against visiting Berwick Academy.

Nico Manganiello added two goals and an assist, and C.J. Isgur stopped all 18 shots he faced. Sam Heneford made 28 saves for Berwick.

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Torie St. Pierre scored 13 points to lead Berwick Academy (1-1) to a 49-32 victory against Newton Country Day (1-2) in Newton, Mass.


WORLD CUP: Lindsey Vonn captured her first World Cup victory on U.S. slopes by taking a super-G at Beaver Creek, Colo.

Vonn finished in a time of 1 minute, 10.68 seconds, beating Fabienne Suter of Switzerland by 0.37 seconds. Anna Fenninger of Austria was third. Julia Mancuso of the U.S. was eighth.


FORMULA ONE: Formula One is returning to the United States in 2012 after reaching a 10-year deal to hold the U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.

Formula One’s racing calendar with the U.S. Grand Prix was formally approved at a World Motor Sport Council meeting at New Delhi, India. Race organizers announced they reached a contract deal with the F1 boss, Bernie Ecclestone, ending a financial dispute that threatened to kill the race and a new track being built for it.


DAVIS CUP: Roger Federer will play for Switzerland against the United States in the first round of the 2012 Davis Cup, set for Feb. 10-12 in Fribourg, Switzerland.

Federer, a 16-time Grand Slam singles champion, hasn’t played a first-round match since 2004.


CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Manchester United, the three-time European champion, was eliminated from the Champions League when it lost 2-1 at FC Basel.
United needed to avoid defeat to secure a 15th knockout-round appearance in 16 seasons.

Manchester City, the English Premier League leader, also is out despite a 2-0 win over already qualified Bayern Munich. Napoli’s 2-0 win at Villarreal took the Italian side through instead.

– From staff and news services