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  • The 25th time's the charm! Cape stuns Waynflete in semifinals

    PORTLAND—It ended memorably, fittingly and gloriously. And now that a 24-ton gorilla has been shed at last from its shoulders, the Cape Elizabeth girls' lacrosse team has an opportunity to make even more history. Saturday afternoon at Fore River Fields, in a Western Class B se...

  • Cheverus girls come alive to win semifinal

    PORTLAND—It takes a lot to faze a senior-laden team which has a state championship in its back pocket and despite digging an early two-goal hole Saturday afternoon, the Cheverus girls' lacrosse team didn't panic. And that sense of composure might just lead the Stags back to the Promi...

  • Scarborough girls go cold, lose at TA

    SACO—It started fast, progressed into frustration and in the end, was a microcosm of the Scarborough girls' lacrosse team's season. Scarborough traveled to neighboring Thornton Academy for a Western Class A semifinal Saturday afternoon and as they did in starting the year with a surp...

  • Four but no more...Scarborough's reign ended by TA

    SCARBOROUGH—For four seasons, when the calendar struck June, the Scarborough boys' lacrosse team kicked it into gear, made plays and had no peer in Class A. All good things must end, however, and Saturday morning at the Kippy Mitchell Sports Complex, the Red Storm's reign came to a c...

  • Yarmouth outlasts Greely in softball quarterfinal

    YARMOUTH—After waiting eight years for a playoff victory, what was another 2 hours and 45 minutes to the Yarmouth softball team? Well, for starters, those 165 minutes were grueling and agonizing, but in the end, they proved downright exhilarating. The Clippers hosted rival Gre...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Velocity soccer holding tryouts The Velocity premier soccer club is holding tryouts for its spring 2015 teams. U-12 through U-14 girls try out Saturday from 1:30 to 3 p.m., and Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. U-15 and U-17 boys and girls try out July 12 from 12 to 1:30 p.m., and July 17 fro...

  • Mid-Coast playoff action continues

    With the track state meets completed and with tennis on the verge of crowning champions, the baseball, softball and lacrosse playoffs are upon us as well. Here's a look at who's done what and who is playing where as the fun really begins. Track While not local teams came in...

  • South Sports Roundup

    Girls' Golf Fair upcoming The First Tee of Maine will hold a first-ever free Girls' Golf Fair for girls of all ages and abilities, June 22, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Riverside South Golf Course. The event includes games, prizes, music, crafts, g...

  • Cape girls down Falmouth again to advance to semis

    CAPE ELIZABETH—Five days after yet another frustrating loss to its biggest nemesis brought a challenging regular season to a close, Cape Elizabeth's girls' lacrosse team came out and made a powerful statement in its first postseason test Wednesday against Falmouth at Hannaford Field.

  • Greely dominates Waynflete in boys' lax quarterfinal

    CUMBERLAND—For five seasons, the Greely boys' lacrosse team made the playoffs and quickly bowed out. This spring, the Rangers have decided to stay awhile. And as a result, the Waynflete Flyers were sent packing Wednesday afternoon in a Western Class B quarterfinal round tilt.