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Sports

  • February arrives, postseason looms-Portland edition

    February, the month of non-stop tournament action and hardware galore, is upon us. Girls' hockey's regular season ends this weekend, which is when the swimming and wrestling postseasons begin. Basketball, hockey, skiing and track's postseasons aren't far behind. Here's a glimpse at ...

  • Portland kids win state Hoop Shoot title

    Three Portland kids, representing Elks Lodge No. 188, won their respective age group at Sunday's state Hoop Shoot championships in Brunswick. Isabel Dawson took the girls' 8-9 division. Henry Westphal won the boys' 8-9 age group. Stephan Gikas took first in the boys' 12-13 division. Jack Casale w...

  • Greely hockey's undefeated run ends

    FALMOUTH—In a battle of unbeatens, the Greely boys' hockey team is unbeaten no more. The Rangers couldn’t overcome a three-goal first period deficit, falling to defending Class A state champion Biddeford, 5-2, Saturday at Family Ice Center. Biddeford showed its offensive...

  • Cheverus still the one; Stags roll at SP to improve to 12-0

    SOUTH PORTLAND—It's still the Cheverus Stags and everybody else. Friday evening, at a raucous Beal Gymnasium, the Cheverus boys' basketball team, defending a state title and without a blemish in the 2010-11 campaign, turned aside yet another challenge with relative ease, downing the ...

  • Round one goes to Deering; Rams dominate Bulldogs, 65-42

    PORTLAND—Deering’s one-two punch of junior guard Jon Amabile and sophomore center Labson Abwoch was enough to send Portland reeling in Friday night’s crosstown boys’ basketball rivalry matchup. Amabile and Abwo...

  • Waynflete girls race to win over NYA

    PORTLAND—When Waynflete sophomore standout Martha Veroneau goes off for 27 points, life can be pretty miserable for the opposition. If Veroneau gets the kind of support she received from her teammates Friday evening, the Flyers can legitimately entertain hopes of another deep playoff...

  • Fast start leads Cheverus to easy win over Portland

    PORTLAND—Saturday night, once again, the powerhouse Cheverus boys' basketball game had a victory locked up by halftime. Hosting city rival Portland, just 24 hours after an impressive 17-point win at South Portland, the Stags raced to a 14-0 lead, were up 19-4 after one quarter and he...

  • Greely hockey still unbeaten after surviving York

    It took awhile, but the Greely boys' hockey team was able to celebrate yet another win Thursday night, 3-0 over visiting rival York.More photos below.

  • North Sports Roundup

    Greely hockey holding food drive The Greely hockey boosters and players are collecting food items to be donated to the Cumberland Food Pantry at the girls' game versus St. Dom's Wednesday at 8 p.m. and the boys' contest against Biddeford Saturday at 6:10 p.m. Admission fee...

  • Despite snow and cold, local teams stay hot - Northern edition

    Although two days of games were lost to snow, there was plenty of drama in the last week. As we draw nearer to the playoffs, locals are making noise in several sports. Here's a glimpse: Boys' basketball While Yarmouth and Freeport's boys' basketball teams did batt...