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Sports

  • Waynflete flies to first regional championship

    A celebration decades in the making was unleashed upon the Augusta Civic Center floor Saturday evening. The Waynflete boys' basketball team had longed to play in a state final, but had never been so fortunate. Until now. The Flyers clinched a spot in the Class C state final w...

  • Still-perfect Portland survives Cole, Bonny Eagle to win regional crown

    PORTLAND—The showdown lived up to billing and in the end, the perfect team was slightly better than the superstar. Saturday evening's Western Class A Final at the Cumberland County Civic Center featured the undefeated, top-ranked Bulldogs of Portland and their balanced attack going u...

  • Roar for four needs one more...McAuley ends Windham's run

    PORTLAND—Hoops immortality is just 32 minutes away. McAuley's girls' basketball team, the three-time defending state champions, earned the right to play for a fourth when it ended the Cinderella run of the Windham Eagles in the Western Class A Final Saturday evening at the Cumberland...

  • Greely shocked by Poland in regional final

    PORTLAND—Greely's boys' basketball team has known its share of agonizing defeat over the years, but what happened Saturday at the Cumberland County Civic Center still doesn't seem real. The Rangers, top-seeded and seemingly destined to play for the Gold Ball for the first time in 16 ...

  • Cheverus stunned by Windham's second half rally

    PORTLAND—Everything seemed to be coming together perfectly for the Cheverus girls' basketball team. A favorable bracket and improved play had the Stags on the cusp of the regional final, where they would have had nothing to lose against a longtime nemesis, but after a terrific first ...

  • McAuley ends Portland's run, two wins from four-peat

    PORTLAND—Two wins to go. To reach basketball immortality. The juggernaut McAuley girls' basketball team, the three-time defending Class A state champions, were a group on a mission Friday evening at the Cumberland County Civic Center, bound and determined to immediately end an...

  • Greely one step from state final after dispatching Yarmouth

    PORTLAND—Consider it a lesson learned. And a lesson taught. Greely's boys' basketball team, the top-ranked team in the Western Class B tournament and the prohibitive favorite to win the program's first Gold Ball this century, almost stumbled in its first playoff game Saturday ...

  • Close call but no upset for Greely girls

    PORTLAND—For 26 minutes, the improbable seemed possible. Greely's girls' basketball team wasn't just going toe-to-toe with recent nemesis Lake Region in a Western Class B semifinal round game at the Cumberland County Civic Center, the Rangers' staunch defense and opportunistic offens...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Bath Youth Softball League holding fundraiser The Bath Youth Softball League is announcing a fundraising drive to support the immediate needs of the league. The money will be used to fund everything from softballs to game...

  • Bowdoin women's lacrosse opens season indoors

    The Bowdoin women’s lacrosse team opened the 2014 season last weekend under sunny skies and warm temperatures at Riverside Athletic Center.