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Sports

  • It's almost that time

    Greely's Libby Thomas battles Scarborough's Emily Tolman for possession during the teams' showdown in the 14th annual Northern New England Challenge Cup last weekend. Greely won the title with a 1-0 victory over Scarborough. The 2011 fall sports preseason begins Aug. 15. The first day for countab...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Freeport announces preseason first day schedule The first day of the fall sports preseason at Freeport High School is Monday, Aug. 15. Football meets from 8-10:30 a.m. and 4-6:30 p.m. at the Pownal Road Recreation Field. Equipment and pads will be issued the night before at 6 p.m. Boys' ...

  • SMCC names new women's basketball coach

    Southern Maine Community College recently announced that Kendra Reichert will replace Becky Roak as the school's women's basketball coach and assistant athletics and recreation director. Reichert begins her duties Monday. Reichert was most recently the head women's basketball coach at Cazenovia C...

  • It's almost that time

    Portland's Patrick Jabo plays the ball while being pressured by a Yarmouth defender during last weekend's 14th annual Northern New England Challenge Cup. Portland, the defending Western A champions, beat Yarmouth, which won the Class B title in 2010, and won its group title. The 2011 fall sports ...

  • Yarmouth 11-12 all-stars win state crown

    Grant Tobias gets a fist bump from his teammates during Yarmouth's run to the 11-12 year-old Little League state title last week in Portland. Yarmouth defeated York (2-1), Old Town (10-0) and York again (6-3, in an eight-inning marathon) to advance to the Eastern regionals in Bristol, Conn. That ...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Portland Babe Ruth team ousted at regionals The Portland 14-year-old state champion Babe Ruth team's stay at the New England regionals in Westfield, Mass., was a short one. Maine lost, 8-3, to Westfield in the opener, then fell, 12-2, to Manchester (N.H.) in a loser's bracket...

  • New era for Portland Pirates

    Area interest in professional ice hockey is at a peak. The Boston Bruins' Stanley Cup championship run was very closely followed and celebrated. With the uncertainty caused by the current NBA work stoppage, the start of the NHL season will be in the spotlight. Locally, the Portland ...

  • A baseball top 10 with a musical twist

    I spend a somewhat embarrassing amount of time obsessing about who the best active baseball players are. Statistics can tell us who’s having the best season or who has brought the most value to his teams throughout his career, but the idea of “best right now” is a little more ne...

  • LeRoy leaves Deering; Search for successor ongoing

    PORTLAND — Bill LeRoy, the Deering High athletic director since 2008, is leaving the position to become a health teacher at Portland High, effective Sept. 1. LeRoy, 53 and a Portland resident, oversaw an active three-year period where the Rams took part in some epic games and saw som...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Soccer officials needed The Western Maine Board of Approved Soccer Officials is seeking officials. New officials training clinics will be held Sunday and Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m., beginning Aug. 7, at the Gorham Municipal Complex. FMI, wmbas...