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Houlton girls soccer coach steps down after 14 seasons

HOULTON, Maine — Houlton girls varsity soccer coach Tim Tweedie has decided the time is right for him to hang up his coaching whistle — at least for now.

The veteran coach recently announced his decision to his team on the group’s Facebook page.

“Knowing that this day would eventually come does not make this any easier,” Tweedie said. “It is with some sorrow, but also lots of pride and confidence that I am choosing to hang up the whistle.”

Red Sox, Yankees to play on artificial turf for first time in London

NEW YORK — The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than 2,200 games over a century.

Major League Baseball has access to Olympic Stadium for 21 days before the games on June 29 and 30, the sport’s first regular-season contests in Europe, and just five days after to clear out. The league concluded there was not enough time to install real grass.

Weather Delays: May 21

Weather delays and cancellations for Tuesday, May 21.

The Triton Softball Sectional semi-finals have been moved back one day due to field conditions at Bill Keyser Field. West Central and Culver will start up Wednesday, May 22, at 6 p.m. with South Central and Triton to follow. The championship game will now be played Thursday, first pitch set for 6 p.m.

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