Scott Martin

Scott Martin

Sports Editor

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Executive Sports Editor Scott Martin has worked for the Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel since 1998. Follow him on Twitter at

Latest Articles by Scott Martin

December 23, 2013

SCOTT MARTIN: This year for Christmas, get active

Holiday the perfect time to give yourself the gift of fitness.

October 19, 2013

HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Mt. Blue's Horne pulls away to win KVAC A title

Josh Horne pulled away, winning the Class A title in a time of 17 minutes, 5.2 seconds. Caleb Lord nipped Aaron Willingham down the stretch (17:07.1-17:07.8) to finish second.

October 12, 2013

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Winslow rolls into tough part of schedule

WINSLOW — The Winslow football team took care of business Saturday afternoon, securing a 6-0 record with a 60-6 win over Hermon at Gerry Poulin Field. Business, however, is about to pick up.

October 8, 2013

SCOTT MARTIN: Marathon a run worth repeating

High fives from my nieces and nephew. A pat on the back from my dad and shouts of encouragement from my mom. My brother and sister shooting pictures and videos with their cellphones. A thank you from a complete stranger.

October 4, 2013

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER: Winslow, Maranacook battle to tie

READFIELD -- Kodey Solmitz said there is no doubt he will be kicking himself for a missed opportunity. Braden Maillet isn't quite sure how he broke the play up.

September 28, 2013

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Waterville keeps rolling

WATERVILLE -- The Waterville football team continued its run through Eastern Maine Class C with a 53-0 rout of Hermon High School on Saturday at Drummond Field. It was clear, as soon as the game ended, the Purple Panthers are ready for their first test.

August 25, 2013

SCOTT MARTIN: Preseason easier if you’re prepared

You remember the feeling: You’re bent at the waist, struggling to catch your breath, afraid that you might throw up. Your legs struggle to hold your weight. Your hands rest on your knees, tugging your shorts or your knee pads. Sweat drips into your eyes, then into a puddle between your feet on the grass.

June 27, 2013

SCOTT MARTIN: 21 reasons to smile

The first time, it was simply about finishing. The second time was about finishing a little faster. The third was about setting a goal and smashing it to bits. The fourth time, well, that didn’t go quite as planned.

June 15, 2013

CLASS A BASEBALL: Westbrook tops Messalonskee in state title game

AUGUSTA — Westbrook starting pitcher Zack Bean pitched a complete game shutout and beat out a potential double play to allow the winning run to score in the sixth inning as the Blue Blazes beat Messalonskee 2-0 in the Class A state championship game at Morton Field on Saturday.

April 23, 2013

SCOTT MARTIN: Running in support of Boston

The parking lot at the Hannaford in Gardiner, near the Kennebec River Rail Trail head, filled with people shortly before 6 p.m., Monday evening. Runners. Walkers. Adults. Children. Some wearing race T-shirts. Some wearing blue and gold (the colors of the Boston Marathon). Some wearing Boston Red Sox shirts, some wearing Celtics shirts. Some wearing duct tape on the back of their shirts with the words Boston Strong written on it.

Latest Blogs by Scott Martin

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