Matt DiFilippo

Matt DiFilippo

Staff Writer

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Matt DiFilippo has worked for the Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel since 1998. He covers field hockey, girls basketball, softball and American Legion baseball. Follow him on Twitter at

Latest Articles by Matt DiFilippo

April 23, 2014

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Smith strikes out 8, smacks home run in Gardiner win

The Tigers crushed the Eagles 16-0 thanks to Gardiner junior Kristal Smith’s all-round efforts.

April 22, 2014

COLLEGE CONNECTIONS: Poulin completes a comeback for Husson softball

The Lawrence alumni is finally getting a chance to play a bigger role for the 19-7 Eagles.

April 22, 2014

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: UMF baseball on cusp of playoffs

The Beavers are 7-9 with eight games remaining and are a good shot at securing a postseason berth.

April 21, 2014

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Big inning gives Hall-Dale victory over Oak Hill

The Bulldogs plated three runs in the fourth inning to grab victory over the Raiders.

April 9, 2014

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Madison coach calls on ace

Arizona State national championship pitcher Katie Burkhart Gooch visited practice and spoke to the team about the love of the game.

April 9, 2014

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Messalonskee sophomore builds shot put circle

Emily Steinmeyer took on the project in her Tech Trades class and finished it just before the start of outdoor season.

April 8, 2014

WOMEN’S LACROSSE: Mules edge Polar Bears

A Lindsey McKenna goal gave Colby a comeback 11-10 win over Bowdoin.

April 8, 2014

COLLEGE CONNECTIONS: Tinsman leading the way

The Messalonskee High School graduate has taken a long road to Thomas College but now leads the Terriers with 33 points through eight games.

April 8, 2014

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Allen sets new UMF career scoring mark

The sophomore had six goals and one assist Saturday to reach 75 career points.

April 3, 2014

COLLEGE SPORTS: Local players cope with end of Maine Maritime softball program

The school won’t field a softball team after 2014, which sees several central Mainers without a place to play.

Latest Blogs by Matt DiFilippo

April 24, 2013

BASKETBALL: Cony interviewing candidates

April 17, 2013

BASEBALL: Gardiner sharp in opener

March 25, 2013

Winslow school board meeting turns contentious

March 8, 2013

BOYS HOCKEY: Greely, Messalonskee set for showdown

March 2, 2013

HOCKEY: Ex-Lawrence goalie gets into coaching

February 27, 2013

BOYS HOCKEY: Start times changed for Eastern B semis

February 20, 2013

BASKETBALL: Worster, Carey, Lee finalists for Mr., Miss Maine

February 20, 2013

BOYS BASKETBALL: Belanger comes through for Valley

February 18, 2013

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Defense lifts Hyde by Valley

February 16, 2013

BASKETBALL: Gillespies play key roll for Valley