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Sports

  • Falmouth youth track dominates, sets record

    (From the left) Adelaide Cooke, Alaina Birkel, Maddy Adams and Mira Wyman set a new state record in the 4x100 relay (57.44 seconds) and were four of several standouts from the Falmouth Community Program USATF youth summer track and field program. The combined program was third in the state (out o...

  • Red Sox vs. Yankees: How they match up

    With five weeks left in the season, the Red Sox and Yankees find themselves separated by less than a game in the standings, again dueling down to the wire for the division title. They’re also clearly the class of the American League, and while the playoffs are unpredictable, there’s ...

  • A Mainer's baseball pilgrimage to NYC

    I visited three special, but very different major league ballparks this summer: Fenway Park, Yankee Stadium and Citi Field (home of the New York Mets). Whereas Fenway will be marking its 100th anniversary next season, the two New York ballparks both opened in 2009. Still, there is a lot ne...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Porpoise swimmers compete in championship meet Eight Portland Porpoise swimmers competed in the recent Maine summer championships in St. John, New Brunswick. Mike O'Donovan won the 13-14 boys' division. Booway Bikales was third in the boys' 11-12 division. Eric Delmonte finished third in...

  • South Sports Roundup

    SP youth soccer registration South Portland Parks and Recreation is offering a youth soccer league for boys and girls in grades 1-6, beginning Sept. 10. Fall soccer equipment and information pick-up day will be held on Thursday, Sept. 1, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the South Portland Co...

  • Local baseball players compete in S. Carolina

    The Maine Squeeze U-12 baseball team took part in a recent tournament in South Carolina and placed fourth behind teams from Florida, Pennsylvania and Virginia. From the left: Coach Lee Buzzell, Connor Garland, Mark Buzzell, Matt Crockett, Kohl Ross, Casey Sudbeck, Gage Cote, Jimmy Dibiase...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Yarmouth Little Leaguers eliminated The Yarmouth 11- and 12-year-old Little League team – the District 6 and State of Maine champions – was eliminated last week from the New England Regional in Bristol, Conn. Yarmouth opened with a 5-2 loss to Goffstown, N.H., bou...

  • Local sailors earn top finishes

    The Maine State Optimist Championships were held at Portland Yacht Club on Aug. 9 and 10 and featured a couple of local champions. Ian MacDiarmid of the Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club was first. Falmouth's Caleb Robinson (second from right) placed fourth and Yarmouth's Ben Palmer (far right) came in ...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Casco Bay Sports fall offerings Casco Bay Sports has open registration for Sunday flag football, frostbite softball, golf and tennis leagues, as well as Wednesday co-ed bowling, starting in September. Outdoor soccer, basketball, volleyball and dodgeball leagues are also offered. FMI,

  • Local tennis team wins district crown

    Local women's tennis players competing for The Racquettes, playing out of The Woodlands Club in Falmouth, won the level 3.5 district title last week. The Racquettes next play in the USTA Sectionals Aug. 26-28 in Springfield, Mass. Front row (left to right): Mary Fitzgerald, Anne Lafond, K...