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Sports

  • Plethora of highlights in early fall action for southern teams

    It didn't take long for local fall athletes to make a mark. With the season less than a week old, it appears that Cape Elizabeth, Scarborough and South Portland will make noise across the board. Here's a glimpse. Football While South Portland's football team opened ...

  • Scarborough softball team wins tournament in Biddeford

    Market Fresh of Scarborough men's softball league won a recent fundraising tournament in Biddeford. Market Fresh played seven games in defeating "Playas" of the Waterboro league in the two final games to win the tourney.Front (left to right): Chris Herrick, Scott Nevers.Back: Scott...

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC 2010 Hall of Fame class named Southern Maine Community College will induct two new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 10. Patrick Shaw, men's soccer, Class of 2005, and the 1972 men's basketball team will be inducted. Shaw scored 57 goals and added 29 a...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    RipTide tryouts upcoming U-14, U-16 and U-18 tryouts for the 2011 RipTide ASA softball season will be held Saturday, Sept. 11 and Sunday, Sept. 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Greely Road Field in Cumberland. Registration fee is $300 for the five-tournament ...

  • Fall sports season underway

    Even while contending with a heat wave and dodging a potential hurricane, Mid-Coast athletes got the new fall sports season off to a good start. Here's an early glimpse. Football Brunswick's football team thinks it can make a run at a Class A title this season. The ...

  • Portland Rec women's soccer champ crowned

    Ri Ra's defeated Vogel's in the Portland Rec women's soccer league championship game. Front row (left to right): Laura Hilleary, Kristin Kerney, Maggie Darling, Meredith Riker, Mikayla Call, Morgan Barnes Back: Pamela Mullin, Mariah Monks, Elsa Mullin, Jasmyn Brown,...

  • Waynflete girls' soccer falls at home; Flyers no match for Class B champ York, 4-1

    PORTLAND—The young but promising Waynflete girls' soccer team got a first-hand glimpse of what a championship squad looks like Wednesday afternoon at Fore River Fields. Hosting defending Class B champion York, the Flyers played valiantly and hung tough into the second half before the...

  • Still a perfect Storm; Scarborough boys' soccer wins 38th straight, 3-1, at Portland

    PORTLAND—Even though the names, numbers and faces change, you can only keep the Scarborough boys' soccer juggernaut down so long. Tuesday evening, the Red Storm took their show to the bright lights of Fitzpatrick Stadium to face a Portland Bulldogs squad pegged by some to be the stif...

  • Greely student scales Mount Rainier

    Greely High School junior Hanna Willwerth, of North Yarmouth, spent her summer training to climb one of the most challenging mountains in North America, summiting the 14,420-foot peak of Mount Rainier in Washington state with eight other climbers. On Aug. 10, just days after her 17th birthday, Wi...

  • Falmouth, Yarmouth football earn opening night wins; Greely gives Wells a scare

    Early returns were positive for Forecaster Country football teams. While second-year Freeport showed dramatic improvement in its close home loss to defending Class C state champion Dirigo (please see story), Falmouth and Yarmouth brought up the curtain with victories, while Greely gave one...