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  • Cheverus, Portland win rivalry games; Playoffs next

    A memorable high school football regular season came to a close last weekend and the fun really begins Friday when ancient rivals will do battle in the first round of the playoffs. Saturday afternoon, perennial powerhouse Cheverus capped another stellar campaign with a 60-6 drubbing of Dee...

  • City runners excel at regionals

    While the Waynflete girls' team and a select Deering boy were the big winners at Saturday's cross country regional championship meet at Twin Brook Recreation Center in Cumberland, there were plenty of top performances to hail. Class C The Flyers won their second straight Western C...

  • Super Six Polls

    The final regular season version of our Super-Six football, volleyball and boys' and girls' soccer polls. The poll includes our core coverage area (coastal Cumberland County from Cape Elizabeth to Freeport) and is based solely on my opinion. Football

  • Greely volleyball makes quick work of Gorham in quarterfinals

    CUMBERLAND—A championship program knows there's no sense dragging out the inevitable and Saturday evening, Greely's powerhouse volleyball team made quick work of visiting Gorham in a Western Class A quarterfinal. The top-ranked Rangers, last seen losing in straight sets at Cape Eliza...

  • Cape digs deep, rallies past Scarborough in thrilling quarterfinal

    SCARBOROUGH—This one was played one week too early. Saturday afternoon's Class A volleyball quarterfinal between No. 4 Scarborough and fifth-ranked Cape Elizabeth was so good, it should have been on the big stage of the state final. As soon as the playoff pairings were release...

  • NYA's merry band of 10 does it again, beats Sacopee in quarterfinals

    YARMOUTH—Absolutely nothing comes easily for the North Yarmouth Academy field hockey team this fall. And that's just how the defending Western Class C champion Panthers like it. Already sporting an industrial sized chip on its shoulder by being undermanned game after game, NYA...

  • Cheverus boys survive Portland, advance to quarterfinals

    PORTLAND—In a boys' soccer game between two teams who struggle to put the ball in the net, you had to figure one goal might just do the trick. When city rivals Cheverus and Portland squared off in a Western Class A preliminary round playoff game Saturday morning at Deering High's Mem...

  • What a thriller! Portland edges Deering in PKs in palpitating prelim

    PORTLAND—It was the worth the wait. Every agonizing second. Friday evening at Memorial Field, the Deering girls' soccer team hosted Portland in a Western Class A preliminary round playoff game and as it turned out, 80 minutes couldn't determine a winner. Nor could 30 mi...

  • NYA boys stunned by Sacopee in prelim

    YARMOUTH—A year ago, North Yarmouth Academy's boys' soccer team fell behind by a goal at home in its first playoff game, then rallied for a memorable win over rival Waynflete. This fall, the Panthers followed a familiar script, but couldn't achieve a similar ending. Friday aft...

  • South Sports Roundup

    Basketball shooting clinic upcoming There will be a shooting clinic for girls' basketball players in grades 3-9 Sunday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph's College in Standish. The cl...