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Sports activities Digest: Orono Excessive’s Ruth White named the Gatorade Maine Women’ Cross Nation Runner of the Yr



Orono Excessive College junior Ruth White was named the Gatorade Maine Women’ Cross Nation Runner of the Yr on Monday.

White, who was additionally named the Varsity Maine Women’ Cross Nation Runner of the Yr, gained her second straight Class C ladies’ title and have become the one Maine highschool runner to win back-to-back New England titles. She gained the Class C title at a time of 18:02.52 to steer Orono to its second straight crew title. She additionally gained the Competition of Champions, was fourth within the Champs Sports activities Northeast Regional and finishes seventeenth within the Champs Sports activities Nationwide Championships.


DAVIS CUP: Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka is again within the Switzerland crew for the Davis Cup subsequent week, returning after a seven-year hole from a contest he gained taking part in with Roger Federer in 2014.

The 37-year-old Wawrinka has been chosen to face Germany in a qualifying spherical sequence, the Swiss tennis federation stated.

He teamed with Federer to assist Switzerland win its solely Davis Cup title in 2014, then one yr later appeared in a playoff sequence towards the Netherlands.

Wawrinka is now ranked No. 139 after a number of seasons affected by accidents. On the Australian Open, he misplaced in 5 units within the first spherical towards Alex Molcan of Slovakia.

Wawrinka gained the final of his Grand Slam titles on the 2016 US Open. The sixteenth and most up-to-date of his tour titles by him was a clay-court occasion in 2017 in Geneva.

Germany will host Switzerland on indoor laborious courts from Feb. 3-4. The winner will advance to the 16-nation Davis Cup finals match in November in Malaga, Spain.


liv: The second yr of Saudi-funded LIV Golf can be going to 3 programs owned by former President Donald Trump as a part of a 14-event schedule in 2023, in response to a report from

The report stated LIV Golf introduced its schedule, though the LIV web site solely stated {that a} full schedule was coming quickly. The rival league beforehand stated it will open its season Feb. 24-26 on the Mexican golf resort of Mayakoba, which previously hosted a PGA Tour cease.

LIV Golf didn’t instantly reply to an electronic mail in search of remark.

LIV Golf beforehand had introduced seven websites, together with 4 that beforehand have been used on the PGA Tour or European tour – Mayakoba, The Gallery at Dove Mountain north of Tucson, Arizona; The Greenbrier in West Virginia; and Valderrama in Spain.

The total schedule, in response to, consists of Trump Nationwide in northern Virginia (Might 26-28), Trump Nationwide in Bedminster, New Jersey (Aug. 11-13), and Trump Nationwide Doral close to Miami (Oct. 20-22 ).

Trump’s programs in Bedminster and Doral have been a part of final yr’s schedule, as have been Centurion outdoors London and Wealthy Harvest Farms within the Chicago suburbs. Lacking from final yr’s schedule is a cease outdoors Boston.

Trump Nationwide Doral held the ultimate crew championship within the inaugural season. Now the LIV Golf crew championship can be in Saudi Arabia. A yr in the past, a daily LIV occasion was held in Saudi Arabia earlier than going to Doral.


POLAND: The pinnacle of Poland’s soccer affiliation has posted on Twitter a photograph of himself with former Portugal coach Fernando Santos – a day earlier than a information convention the place the title of the brand new Poland coach can be introduced.

The tweet by Cezary Kulesza stated “See you on the information convention tomorrow.”

Kulesza will make the announcement at Warsaw’s Nationwide Stadium.

Earlier, a web based video on the portal and reposted by appeared to point out the 68-year-old Santos leaving the VIP line at Warsaw airport. He was assisted along with his baggage by a driver of a black limousine by which Santos left the airport.

Poland did not lengthen the contract of former coach Czeslaw Michniewicz after it reached the knockout rounds on the 2022 World Cup in Qatar for the primary time in 36 years. Michniewicz’s contract ended Dec. 31.

Kulesza has stated the brand new coach could be a foreigner with expertise in operating a nationwide crew. Media experiences had beforehand linked one other former Portugal supervisor, Paulo Bento, with the job in addition to Liverpool nice Steven Gerrard.

Santos parted firm after eight years as Portugal coach following a loss to Morocco within the World Cup quarterfinals in Qatar. He left amid controversy after benching Cristiano Ronaldo within the knockout stage of the match.

Santos led Portugal to the 2016 European Championship – the nation’s first worldwide trophy – and the inaugural Nations League title in 2019. He additionally coached Greece at Euro 2012 – the place it reached the quarterfinals – and the 2014 World Cup.

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