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Sports

  • Local sailors compete at USA Junior Olympics

    Local sailors take part in the Optimist race at the recent USA Junior Olympics Sailing Festival Northeast, hosted by SailMaine and the Portland Yacht Club. The series of regattas promoted the enjoyment of sailing and development of skills.

  • My thoughts on baseball realignment

    As of July 19, the Tampa Bay Rays and Pittsburgh Pirates had identical 50-44 records. Both teams were dreadful for the first half of the last decade. And that’s where the similarities end. With all due respect to the Pirates, their 50-44 record and the Rays’ 50-44 record were n...

  • Local lax players undefeated at tournament

    Several players from the greater Portland area took part on the Maineiax elite lacrosse team which went undefeated at the Capitol Cup Lacrosse tournament in Richmond, Va. The Maineiax defeated the Lady Rocs (of Rochester, N.Y.), 12-6, the National X-team, 10-3, and the Dodgers of Connecticut, 12-...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Freeport coaching openings RSU5 has several coaching openings for the 2011-12 school year. Freeport High School is seeking coaches for first team boys' soccer, girls' junior varsity soccer, girls' first team soccer, boys' varsity, junior varsity and first team basketball, varsity Nordic ...

  • What's good (and not so good) about baseball's All-Star Game

    Like any all-star game, baseball’s midsummer classic has its features and its flaws, its friends and its foes. For decades, it set the standard for sports all-star games, an intense inter-league rivalry burning at the core of an annual showcase of great talent and larger-th...

  • Mt. Ararat top spring athletes awards

    Mt. Ararat High School recently gave out awards to its top spring athletes. Recipients were as follows: Coach's Awards:

  • Cape Elizabeth Capers Spring Athletes of the Year

    Spring 2011 Male Athlete of the Year: CAM BROWN, Senior—Baseball * WMC Class B All-Star, second-team No matter the circumstance, Cam Brown remained poised and confident. That comportment and leadership helped the Cape Elizabeth baseball team en...

  • Scarborough Red Storm Spring Athletes of the Year

    Spring 2011 Male Athlete of the Year: BEN WESSEL, Junior--Baseball * SMAA York County All-Star, first-team outfield * SMAA York County All-Star, first-team utility * Underclass All-Star In 2011, Ben Wessel had the kind of season every pitcher ...

  • South Portland Red Riots Spring Athletes of the Year

    Spring 2011 Male Athlete of the Year: ADRIAN REID Senior—Track * Class A state champion, 200 * SMAA All-Star, first-team 100 * SMAA All-Star, first-team 200 * John Chapin Award winner At a school with a long and storied track hist...

  • Southern edition Coaches of the Year

    Coach of the year is another very difficult award to bestow. There are so many devoted and excellent candidates. These awards were not necessarily awarded to a man and a woman, but to the top coach of a boys’ team and the top coach of a girls’ team. Spring 2011 Southern Editio...