Andrew Richards aced the sixth hole at Riverside Golf Course in Portland on July 1. Richards used a 6-iron for the 178-yard shot, which was witnessed by David Welch and John Welch.

The 207Lacrosse boys’ class of 2015 elite travel team won the Bryant Bulldog Classic elite division June 29 in Smithfield, Rhode Island. The team went 5-0, scoring 63 goals and allowing 19. Members of the team, which represents 11 Maine high schools, are John Beatty (Yarmouth), Joshua Caldwell (Gardiner), Chris Camire (Thornton Academy), Ryan Croatti (Brunswick), Owen Ginty (Brunswick), Cameron Glover (Brunswick), Erik Jennings (Hebron), Bryce Kuhn (Falmouth), Jonny LaMourie (Yarmouth), Thomas Lawson (Gorham), C.J. Leighton (Falmouth), Garrett McGrath (Kennebunk), Mitch Mullin (Greely), Nicholas Schleh (Gorham), Harrison Shain (Greely), Michael Susi (Gorham), Kevin Tolan (Morse) and Jake Truman (Gardiner). The head coach of the team is Sam Manders and the assistant coach is Jesse Sataloff.

The Maine Maniacs 15U AAU girls’ basketball team reached the final four of the GymRat Challenge on June 14-15 in Schenectady, New York. The Maniacs finished 5-1 in the 60-team tournament, which featured the top AAU programs in the Northeast. The team members are CeCe Hancock (Lake Region), Montana Braxton (Cape Elizabeth), Signe Ostergaard (Morse), Maddie Hasson (South Portland), Emily Jacques (Edward Little), Ashley Howe (Thornton Academy), Chloe Smedley (York), Domi Lewis (Lawrence), and Caitlin Kane (Mt. Blue). Nia Irving (Lawrence) didn’t play due to injury.

Jake Truman, the son of Stephanie and Barry Truman and an incoming senior at Gardiner High, was named a Brine high school All-American and represented the New England Region at the Brine national lacrosse classic Jun 30 through July 3 in Boyds, Maryland, June 30-July 3. The classic brought together the top-ranked high school lacrosse players in the country to one venue, where regional teams competed for the national championship.

Everick Shackelford (1990, men’s basketball), Wendy Atwood (1998, women’s basketball, softball), and Ashley MacDonald (2008, women’s lacrosse) will be inducted into the University of New England Varsity Club Hall of Fame on Sept. 19 at the Harold Alfond Forum on the Biddeford campus.

Shackelford, a transfer from New Hampshire Vocational Technical Institute, scored 1,262 points in just two seasons for UNE.

Atwood is third all time for the school with 1,720 points, sixth with 327 assists and tied for fifth with 230 steals. On the softball field Atwood finished with a .410 career batting average over three seasons.

In 52 lacrosse games, MacDonald had 170 goals, 79 assists and 249 points, good for second all time in each category. She holds the program record for points in a single season (86 in 2005).

A Maine doctor, Douglas W. Brown, was inducted into the Phillips Andover Athletic Hall of Fame on June 14. The achievements are in recognition of a broad range of efforts, including his work with the men’s and women’s U.S. national soccer teams. Brown, a doctor at OA Centers for Orthopaedics, a division of Spectrum Medical Group, received these honors for his work in sports medicine starting in 1977. He was the team doctor for the 1990 World Cup U.S. men’s national soccer team in Italy. In 1993 he became the head team doctor for the women’s U.S. national team, including the 1995 bronze-winning and 1999 gold-winning women’s World Cup teams.