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Sports

  • My favorites players are...

    Two weeks ago, I compared the 20 best baseball players in the game today to my 20 favorite bands. In celebration of the subjectivity of the music list, I thought I would share a rundown of my favorite baseball players, position-by-position. Naturally, the list will be Red Sox-heavy, so I&...

  • Local hurling team competes at tournament

    The Maine Gaelic Sports Alliance U-12 boys and girls participated in the recent National Continental Youth championships in Canton, Mass., which showcased all Gaelic Sports. The Maine GSA, in its inaugural year, fielded a spirited youth hurling team known as the Gael Force. The team of kids, betw...

  • 'Big Dog Party 'a top dog at Monhegan race

    Division 1 winner "Big Dog Party," skippered by Pete Price, jockeys for position at the start of the Portland Yacht Club Monhegan/Manana/Seguin Trophy Race last weekend.

  • Beach to Beacon a big hit

    A massive throng of humanity sets off in quest of glory as the 14th annual Beach to Beacon race begins Saturday in Cape Elizabeth. In all, 5,876 runners took part. They hailed from 12 countries and 43 states. The overall winner was Kenyan Micah Kogo, who had a time of 27 minutes, 48 seconds. Ahez...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Mt. Ararat announces preseason first day schedule The first day of the fall sports preseason at Mt. Ararat High School is Monday, Aug. 15. Football meets at 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Boys' soccer meets from 8-10 a.m.  and 3-5 p.m. Girls' soccer goes from 7:30-9:30 a.m. and 5-6:30...

  • Seavey leaves Scarborough for USM

    Jim Seavey, who inherited a struggling Scarborough girls' basketball program and turned it into an undefeated state champion, is leaving the Red Storm to become an assistant coach to Gary Fifield with the University of Southern Maine women's program. In an interview Wednesday evening, Seav...

  • South Sports Roundup

    WMC sweeps soccer all-star games The Western Maine Conference senior men's and women's soccer teams got the better of their Southern Maine Activities Association counterparts last week at Westbrook High in the 21st annual all-star soccer tournament as each won by a 2-1 score. In the m...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Yarmouth Little Leaguers compete in regionals At press time, the Yarmouth 11-12 year-old Little League team, District 6 and State of Maine champions, needed one victory to advance to the championship round at the New England Regional in Bristol, Conn. Yarmouth opened with a 5-2 loss to G...

  • Cumberland/North Yarmouth softball team runner-up in district

    The Cumberland/North Yarmouth 10/11 all-star softball team came in runners up to Westbrook in the recent District 6 tournament. They won their first game against South Portland National, 10-0, but got knocked into the losing bracket by Westbrook, losing 6-2. The team faced South Portland again i...

  • Yarmouth native inducted in Maine Baseball Hall of Fame

    Al Payson, formerly of Yarmouth, received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the recent 41st induction ceremony of the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame. Payson, who now lives in Portland, was a longtime umpire in Maine and New York.