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  • Portland handles Deering in quarterfinals; Bulldogs, Cheverus off to semis

    Two city football teams remain and both have legitimate title hopes. While top-ranked Cheverus enjoyed its bye week and will host No. 4 Bangor in Saturday's Eastern Class A semifinal (more on that matchup in a moment), ancient rivals Deering and Portland met Friday night for the second of ...

  • Playoff runs over, with one exception

    With football's playoffs taking center stage (see story), the field hockey season has come to a close and time has run out for all but one city soccer team. Here's a recap: Field hockey Cheverus' field hockey team went 0-7-2 down the stretch, but still wound up earning the ...

  • Waynflete girls runner-up at cross country state meet

    While the ultimate team trophy eluded them, cross country teams from the city of Portland did a lot of good things at Saturday's state championship meet in Belfast. The highlight came from the Waynflete girls, who finished second in Class C. After three straight third-place showing, this t...

  • Portland Raiders reach YFL final, win sportsmanship award

    The Portland Raiders football team (5th and 6th grades) reached the recent championship game of the Maine Youth Football League and also received the Sportsmanship Award. The Raiders lost to Freeport in the final, 34-24. Front row (from left): Billy MacVane, James Semon...

  • Super Six Polls

    Here are the final polls for field hockey and volleyball. Soccer's final poll will appear next week. The polls include our core coverage area (coastal Cumberland County from Cape Elizabeth to Freeport) and are based solely on my opinion. Fie...

  • Here we go again! Scarborough wins regional title, Skowhegan awaits

    SCARBOROUGH—The stage is set. Destiny awaits. And Scarborough's field hockey team is more than ready to capture the state title which has eluded it the past two seasons. Thursday evening, in the Western Class A Final on their home turf, the top-ranked Red Storm complete...

  • Football playoffs arrive, other postseasons continue

    The cross country season will come to an end Saturday with the state final meet in Belfast, boys' and girls' soccer playoffs are heating up and the football postseason commences this weekend. It's been an exciting stretch in the Mid-Coast and here's a glimpse: Football Brun...

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC hoops season underway Southern Maine Community College's men's and women's basketball teams kicked off the 2014-15 season last weekend with...

  • Three to the show; Cape, Scarborough, SP playoff-bound

    After strong regular seasons, the Cape Elizabeth, Scarborough and South Portland football teams are all playoff bound. In Western Class A, South Portland finished with a tough 10-6 home loss to rival Portland in the "Battle of the Bridge," but the Red Riots still earned the No. 3 seed with...

  • Close calls the theme at regional meet

    Local cross country teams weren't able to grab the top spot at Saturday's regional championship meet at Twin Brook Recreation Center in Cumberland, but they did suggest that the biggest prize of all, a state championship, might just be in the cards this coming Saturday in Belfast. In the C...