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Sports

  • Local youth soccer team shines at Coastal Summer Challenge

    The U-10 Seacoast Mariners North (Foley) soccer team played in the Coastal Summer Challenge earlier this month at Bowdoin College. There were a total of 192 soccer teams represented from Maine and New Hampshire. Mariners North (Foley) scored the second-highest amount of goals with 27 (Gus Silverm...

  • Rangers win CNYLL Majors title

    The Rangers won the Cumberland/North Yarmouth Little League Majors Division championship after rallying from four runs down in their final at-bat, thanks in large part to back-to-back home runs from Vick Morrone and Connor Sullivan. Pictured: Coach Daryl Rawnsley, Gage Kakalis, Michael Fl...

  • Califano's Tigers repeat as SPNLL champs

    The Calfiano's Tigers Little League team recently won its third straight South Portland National Little League Majors championship. Front row, from left: Zach Frank, Noah Erskine, Jackson Prince, Owen Moynihan, Brady Giesecke. Back row: Manager Tom Desjardins, Dillan Bolduc, Tyler...

  • Greely rides stellar pitching to Class B pinnacle

    Greely's baseball team won 47 games between 2011 and 2013, but had nothing to show for it. Nothing as in coveted championship hardware for one of the state's premier programs. The Rangers' frustration came to an end last week as its culminated a run of pitching excellence likely nev...

  • Freeport girls win sportsmanship award

    The Freeport girls' lacrosse team fell one win shy of playing for the Class B state title last week, but the Falcons (and coach Karin Kurry) still got a chance to step on to the big stage at Fitzpatrick Stadium Saturday when they were awarded the Eastern B Sportsmanship Award. The award was besto...

  • Falmouth Little League champion crowned

    The A's beat the Cubs in a thrilling finale of the Falmouth Little League baseball season earlier this month. The Cubs built a 9-3 lead, but the A's rallied with six runs in the fifth to tie the game, which ultimately went to extra innings. In the seventh, the Cubs scored three times, but the A's...

  • Waynflete girls win sportsmanship award

    While the Waynflete girls' lacrosse team fell short of a third straight state title this spring, the Flyers were on hand at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Saturday morning to receive the Western Class B Sportsmanship Award. Coach Cathie Connors and many players were present for the award, which was given...

  • Super Six Polls

    The final version of our Super-Six polls for baseball, softball and boys' and girls' lacrosse. The poll includes our core coverage area (coastal Cumberland County from Cape Elizabeth to Freeport) and is based solely on my opinion.

  • C Port FCU repeats as softball champion

    C Port Federal Credit Union defeated Play it Again Sports June 8 to repeat as city of Portland girls' Little League softball champions. Back row (left to right): Coach Patrick Flaherty, Allexiis Fiore, Maddalena Lapomarda, coach Heather Robinson, Mackenzie O’Donnell, Livia Serappa, ...

  • South Portland beats back Brunswick, wins first title

    PORTLAND—The climb was long, treacherous and at times, frustrating, but the South Portland Red Riots are at last the kings of the Class A boys' lacrosse world. Saturday evening at Fitzpatrick Stadium, South Portland got pushed for 48 minutes by a proud and talented Brunswick squad, b...