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Glenn Jordan joined the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram in 1994 to cover the fledgling Portland Sea Dogs. A native of Vermont, he was a philosophy major in college who worked at two newspapers in New Hampshire and one in Connecticut before moving to Maine and settling down. He spent his first two years of marriage living in the keepers quarters of the Portland Head Light and has three children, all of them excellent spellers. In addition to baseball, he has covered nearly every sport played in Maine, from biathlon and curling to running and sailing. You can find him near cross country trails in fall, pools and ski slopes in winter and tennis courts in spring. He also covers the Red Claws, Maine’s D-League basketball affiliate. When not holding a notepad, he finds time for checkers and pickleball.

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  • Published
    June 4, 2010

    Writer learns how to Bee dad, at the national level

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – How we got from bedtime stories involving bowls full of mush and a young mouse to nightly quizzes on Latin roots and the proper spellings of vibrissae (nostril hairs) and nudicaudate (having a hairless tail) is a bit of a blur. In clear focus, however, on a red-carpeted stage under the bright […]

  • Published
    May 29, 2010

    Familiar foes meet in state rowing finals

    Waynflete and Yarmouth, Maine’s only school rowing programs, meet with a title on the line.

  • Published
    May 27, 2010

    Toe the line, with or without shoes

    A movement is afoot. A barefoot movement. Or, at least a shift toward shedding shoes. A small but growing segment of the running population is harkening back to the days before sneakers, before waffle shoes, before heel-and-toe hit its stride. These are folks who run either in bare feet or with minimalist shoes that offer […]

  • Published
    May 25, 2010

    Tennis Notebook: SMAA, WMC crown doubles champs

    The seedings are complete for the 48 boys and 48 girls who remain in the state singles tennis tournaments, which resume Friday morning at the Wallach Tennis Center on the campus of Bates College in Lewiston. Before examining the likely candidates for the semifinals and finals on Memorial Day – and with Waynflete’s boys sweeping […]

  • Published
    May 18, 2010

    Tennis Notebook: State singles qualifiers noteworthy for absence of upsets

    Qualifying rounds for the high school state singles tournament took place over the weekend, and coaches did a pretty good job of seeding in the region composed of players from the Western Maine Conference and Southern Maine Activities Association. From a field of 63 at Deering High, all 16 girls seeded in the Region 5 […]

  • Published
    May 12, 2010

    Sea Dogs pitch in to help a pitcher

    Stephen Fife benefits from solid support to stymie Binghamton, and Portland picks up a 7-2 victory.

  • Published
    May 11, 2010

    Sea Dogs rough up Mets, 7-2

    Jose Iglesias drives in five runs in Portland’s 7-2 win over the Mets.

  • Published
    May 10, 2010

    Still running fast, even while ailing

    Louie Luchini, despite battling a foot injury, and Kristin Barry win the Sea Dogs Mother’s Day 5K.

  • Published
    May 9, 2010

    Luchini wins Sea Dogs Mother’s Day 5K Road Race

    The Ellsworth runner wins the 10th annual race in 14 minutes, 56 seconds; Scarborough’s Kristin Barry is the first female finisher.

  • Published
    May 8, 2010

    Give mom a gift that keeps giving

    The Sea Dogs Mother’s Day 5K offers the perfect family setting to celebrate mom’s special day.