With Mother Nature making her first nasty appearance of the New Year Jan. 12, all high school athletic events scheduled for this day in Knox, Waldo and part of Lincoln County have been postponed.

The following are the postponements, along with the rescheduled dates, when available:

• Belfast and Waterville basketball games have been postponed to Monday, Jan. 16. The Lion girls varsity will face the Purple Panthers at 4 p.m. in Belfast, while the Lion boys varsity will face the Purple Panthers at 12:30 p.m. in Waterville.

• Camden Hills and Nokomis of Newport basketball games have been postponed to Friday, Jan. 13. The Windjammer girls varsity will face the Warriors at 7 p.m. in Rockport, while the Windjammer boys varsity will meet the Warriors at 7 p.m. in Newport.

• Medomak Valley and Maranacook of Readfield basketball games have been postponed to Friday, Jan. 13. The girls varsity will face the Black Bears at 7 p.m. in Waldoboro, while the boys varsity will face the Black Bears at 7 p.m. in Readfield.

• Oceanside and Mount View basketball games have been postponed to Friday, Jan. 13. The girls varsity game will be at 6:30 p.m. in Thorndike, while the boys varsity game will be at 6:30 p.m. in Rockland.

• The Midcoast Ice Cats ice hockey game with Waterville at the Midcoast Recreation Center in Rockport has been postponed.

VillageSoup sports staff can be reached by phone at 207-594-4401 or by email at sports@villagesoup.com.