Tim and Diane Mueller, owners of Okemo Mountain Resort are pleased to announce staff promotions in the Marketing Department.Jennifer Smith has been promoted to the position of Marketing Manager. Jennifer joined Okemo in 1991 and served as the Manager of Guestand Information Services for nine years. Since 2000, she has held the position as Communications Manager.Lori Edwards has been promoted to the position of Online Marketing Manager. Lori came to Okemo in 1998 and served as a Marketing Assistant. In her new role, she will oversee all aspects of Internet marketing and communications and web support for both Okemo and Mount Sunapee.”This is very exciting time at Okemo with the expansion of the new Jackson Gore area well underway,” commented Diane Mueller. “Both Jennifer and Lori support our vision for the future of Okemo and for the Ludlow region and are valuable members of our Okemo Team.”
CASTINE — The Maine Maritime Academy Mariner men notched their first win of the basketball season on Friday, rolling over the University of Maine – Augusta 104-73 at Smith Gymnasium.A basket by freshman Tyler Thayer and a three-pointer by sophomore Nick Holt of Ellsworth got the Mariners off to a 5-0 start, and they never looked back.MMA built a 50-35 lead by halftime and stretched it to as many as 33 points in the closing moments of the game.Thayer finished with a team-high 19 points, eight assists, two rebounds and a steal, and Holt contributed 18 points, three steals, three assists and a rebound.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textFreshman Brendan Newcomb chipped in off the bench with 13 points, five rebounds and an assist, and Kyle Boucher added 14 rebounds, nine points and three blocks.In earlier action, the Mariners fell to the unbeaten University of Maine – Presque Isle 86-67 on Wednesday at Smith Gymnasium.Thayer also led MMA scorers in that game with 22 points, Holt added 13 points and three assists, and Jason Hatch had nine points and 12 rebounds.A slow start cost the Mariners as they trailed 44-17 at halftime. They outscored the Owls 50-42 in the second half, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the deficit.The 1-3 Mariners will return to action on Dec. 2 when they travel to face the University of Maine – Farmington to open up North Atlantic Conference play at 7:30 p.m.MMA’s Lady Mariners saw their record dip to 1-2 on Saturday as they fell 60-46 to undefeated St. Joseph College in Standish.The Lady Mariners started strong, taking a 10-4 first half advantage, but the Monks then reeled off 13 unanswered points to take a 17-10 lead.MMA responded with a 15-5 run that included a trio of three-pointers, knotting the score at 28-all on a jumper by Mackenzie Vosburgh before the Monks picked up a basket to lead 30-28 at the halftime break.The lead changed hands four times early in the second half, but the Lady Mariners then hit a dry spell, going scoreless for nearly nine minutes as the Monks scored 12 unanswered points to take control of the game.Vosburgh finished with a game-high 15 points and seven rebounds, Mary Badeen added 13 points and five rebounds and Kristi Willey chipped in with eight points and six rebounds for the Lady Mariners.The MMA women were slated to return to action on Tuesday at the University of Maine – Farmington in their conference opener at 5:30 p.m.
LONDON, England (AP):Tottenham striker Harry Kane has signed a two-year extension to his contract, tying him to the Premier League club until 2022.The 23-year-old Kane, who was the Premier League’s top scorer last season, has been in talks with Tottenham since the offseason about extending his stay with the London team.Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen and Eric Dier are other key players to sign new contracts at Tottenham this year.Kane says “we’ve got a great, young squad and the club is moving in the right direction.”Kane has scored 70 goals in 137 appearances for Tottenham.