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Sports

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Portland rugby team drops a close one The Portland U-19 boys' rugby club lost a very close match to Seacoast (N.H.) Rugby Club Saturday in a game played on the turf at the Amesbury (Mass.) Sports Park. The match was dominated by Seacoast in the first half, as they took advantage of Por...

  • Plenty of baseball excitement so far

    The 2011 baseball season is only a few games old, but so far, teams from the city have indulged in their share of thrillers. As was the case a year ago, the Cheverus Stags are fast out of the gate, winning their first four games. The Stags opened with a 4-1 victory at Scarborough last Mond...

  • Lax drama aplenty; Track and tennis seasons underway

    While baseball and softball have provided plenty of memories in the early going (please see stories), lacrosse, track and tennis are also in full gear. As the calendar flips, here's a glimpse at how those sports have shaken out to date: Boys' lacrosse The Deering boys' lacrosse te...

  • Yarmouth, Cape split lax doubleheader

    CAPE ELIZABETH—Two of the state's premier lacrosse schools met in a girls'/boys' doubleheader Monday evening at Hannaford Field. In the first game, the Yarmouth girls continued their early season transcendence with yet another sparkling offensive performance. For the third game in a ...

  • Yarmouth hits "Sweet 16" again in win at Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH—The Yarmouth girls' lacrosse team is playing its first four games this spring away from home, against very good teams, but halfway into the road trip, the Clippers are soaring. Saturday morning, just four days removed from an inspirational

  • Kennebunk upsets Waynflete, 12-10

    PORTLAND—The Kennebunk girls' lacrosse team has been one of the state's best over the past decade, but the Rams haven't been able to solve one particular nemesis. The Waynflete Flyers. Over the years, Kennebunk has lost its share of painful games and has seen too many seasons ...

  • Falmouth juggernaut rolls on with 13-3 win at Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH—Chalk up another emphatic, impressive win for the Falmouth boys' lacrosse team. Saturday afternoon at defending Class A champion Scarborough, the Yachtsmen got off to a slow start and led just 2-1 after one period, but once Falmouth hit its stride, the Red Storm simply co...

  • NYA girls bounce back, win at Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK—Three days after losing a home showdown to rival Yarmouth, the North Yarmouth Academy girls' lacrosse team returned to form. Playing at perennial Class A contender Brunswick, the Panthers broke open a close game with seven straight goals, held the Dragons scoreless for near...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Local rugby team evens record After losing their opening game to Kearsage, N.H., 17-5, the Portland boys' U-19 rugby club defeated the Collegiate B-side, 46-0, Saturday at the Cumberland Fairgrounds. As part of the Maine College Cup Tournament, played annually between m...

  • Cumberland snowboarder competes in national championships

    Cumberland's Cooper Whittier (photographed doing a nose grab in the 22' high half-pipe) recently competed in the US Snowboard National Championships in Copper Mountain, Colo. Whitter competed against 40 eight- and nine-year-olds from across the country and placed sixth in the Slope Style and 15th...