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Sports

  • Soccer season ends, one football team remains

    The title hopes of the Brunswick boys' and Mt. Ararat girls' soccer teams were dashed last week and at press time only one local fall squad is still playing, Brunswick football. Here's a glimpse at what happened last week. Boys' soccer Brunswick's boys' soccer team, the No....

  • North Sports Roundup

    Local runners cap season at New Englands The curtain came down on the cross country season for many local runners who took part in the New England championships in Manchester, Connecticut. Falmouth's boys (led Bryce Murdick, who had the 19th-best time, 16 minutes, 15 seconds) were 13th o...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Local runners compete at New Englands Twi Deering runners took part in the New England championships last weekend in Manchester, Connecticut. Iid Sheikh-Yusef had the 37th-best time (16 minutes, 32 seconds). Yahya Hussein was 77th (17 minutes even).

  • Falmouth, Yarmouth football eliminated

    The very successful seasons of the Falmouth and Yarmouth football teams came to a close Friday evening on the road. The Yachtsmen, the No. 3 seed in Western Class B after a 7-1 regular season, had no trouble with sixth-ranked Morse in the...

  • Cinderella Cheverus wins improbable Class A championship

    The most improbable soccer championship story in years produced its happy ending last week as the Cheverus boys quieted all the doubters in the most scintillating fashion possible. By saying, "Take that!" in the form of a Gold Ball. Cheverus, impressive at times, but inconsistent at...

  • Super Six Polls

    Here are the final polls for boys' soccer and girls' soccer. The polls include our core coverage area (coastal Cumberland County from Cape Elizabeth to Freeport) and are based solely on my opinion. Boys' soccer

  • Cape's repeat hopes dashed in OT by Waterville

    PORTLAND—Cape Elizabeth's defending Class B state champion girls' soccer team went as far as it could this fall. But Saturday afternoon at Deering High School, the undermanned Capers' quest for a repeat title fell one goal shy, due to several near misses and a perfect shot from Water...

  • Yarmouth's your champion; One goal's enough for Clippers to down Ellsworth

    PORTLAND—A year ago, Yarmouth's boys' soccer team, led by a storied senior class, saw its season end in abject despair. Saturday morning at Deering High School, this Clippers edition finished the job which that group started. In a Class B state final which unfortunately will b...

  • Portland gives Windham a scare, but falls in semifinals

    WINDHAM—Amid a season full of adversity, Portland's football team always fought to the finish. Never was that better illustrated than by the Bulldogs' effort Friday evening at Windham in the Eastern Class A semifinals. Growing pains, tough losses, a forfeit and off-field distr...

  • Cheverus names new girls' hoops coach

    Cheverus has tabbed Steve Huntington as its new girls' basketball coach. Huntington replaces Richie Ashley who stepped down earlier this fall. Huntington is a former assistant boys' basketball coach at Scarborough. He played at Deering High School, as well as at Westbrook College and the Universi...