Bates collects 9-1 victory in baseball season opener

Rockwell Jackson went 2 for 4 with a double and triple in the opener as Bates beat Caltech 9-1 at Pasadena, California.

Brendan Fox had a pair of singles and a run scored as the Bobcats never trailed in the game.

Will Levangie pitched the first three innings, allowing a run on two hits for the win.

Joe Coyne went 3 for 5 and drove in all three of St. Joseph’s runs in a 12-3 loss to Emory at Atlanta.

Dan Meeken took the loss, going 31/3 innings, allowing nine hits with a pair of strikeouts.

MEN’S HOCKEY: Lorne Miller used an assist from Todd Bannerman midway through the third period to give Southern Maine (6-18-1, 3-14-1) a one-goal lead over Castleton State (10-15, 8-10) in an ECAC play-in game at Castleton, Vermont.

Brett Norman added an empty-net goal with 11 seconds left in the game for the 5-3 win.

Bannerman, Daniel Mattsson and Chad O’Brien also scored for the Huskies.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Raheem Anderson hit a layup and a jumper to give Husson a 48-44 lead as the Eagles (18-5) broke away from Bowdoin (17-7) for a 72-61 win at Brunswick.

Aaron Willis had 27 points to lead Husson while Lucas Hausman had 17 to lead Bowdoin.

 Mike Boomazian had 16 points as Bates held on to beat St. Joseph’s 62-57 in a nonconference game at Standish.

 Malcolm Brogdon had 18 points and No. 2 Virginia (24-1, 12-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) used a late 8-0 scoring run to beat Pittsburgh 61-49 at Charlottesville, Virginia.

 Darrun Hilliard scored 18 points as No. 6 Villanova (24-2, 11-2 Big East) cruised to an 80-54 win at home over Seton Hall.

 Juwan Staten’s layup with four seconds left lifted No. 23 West Virginia to a 62-61 upset over No. 8 Kansas at Morgantown, West Virginia.


WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Clare Egan of Cape Elizabeth was among four U.S. women selected to compete in the biathlon world championships starting March 4 in Kontiolahti, Finland.

Egan, 27, made her World Cup debut in late January. .


MAJORS: The Yankees are retiring the uniform numbers of Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams, bringing their total of retired numbers to 20.

HOSPITALIZED: Former Dodgers third baseman Pedro Guerrero, the 1981 World Series co-MVP, was hospitalized in the Dominican Republic with bleeding on the brain.


NBA: Amare Stoudemire is an ex-Knick now – bought out and waived by the team as expected. In 255 games as a Knick, he averaged 17.3 points and 6.7 rebounds.

D-LEAGUE: The Maine Red Claws reacquired guard Tim Frazier after his 10-day contract with the Philadelphia 76ers expired.

Frazier will rejoin the team in Fort Wayne on Tuesday.

– From staff and news services

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