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  • Soccer wins for Cheverus, McAuley highlight opening weekend

    While the 2010 high school football season began with a flourish (please see stories), the rest of the fall slate is also either underway or just about to start. Here's an early glimpse: Boys' soccer The Cheverus boys' soccer team made an early splash Friday ...

  • Freeport football hangs tough with defending champs in opener; Falcons fall, 25-12, to Dirigo

    FREEPORT—Last year, the nascent Freeport football program was welcomed to varsity play with a 74-6 drubbing at eventual Class C state champion Dirigo. Saturday afternoon, however, against the same foe in the 2010 opener, the Falcons proved to be a vastly improved and much more compet...

  • Cheverus romps in opener; TDs on first two plays set tone in 40-6 win over Gorham

    PORTLAND—The Cheverus High football team, coming off a season which saw it fall one point shy of the state final, was hoping to make an immediate splash in 2010. Mission accomplished. Friday afternoon at Boulos Stadium, the Stags left no doubt that they intend to be a top West...

  • Deering beats Portland on late TD in season opener

    PORTLAND—The Deering football team entered the 2010 season as an afterthought in parity-ridden Western Class A. After losing their final six contests in 2009, then getting crushed by Portland in the teams' annual Thanksgiving Day showdown, the Rams were seeking a measure of revenge w...

  • Falmouth sailor wins championship

    Falmouth's Gerry Tiernan, along with Maureen McKinnon-Tucker of Marblehead, Mass., and skipper John Porter of East Troy, Wis., won the Sonar class at recent the eighth annual C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial Regatta for sailors with disabilitiies, held off Newport, R.I. The trio ended the regatta w...

  • South Sports Roundup

    South Portland coaching vacancies South Portland High School is seeking a first team girls' basketball coach and a varsity baseball coach. Memorial Middle School has an opening for a cross country coach. FMI, 767-7705. Coastal Maine Aquatics open house

  • South Portland Red Riots 2010 Fall Sports Preview

    South Portland's fall sports teams figure to contend across the board. Football came oh-so-close to a return to the playoffs in 2009. This autumn, the Red Riots will be one of many contenders in Western A. Boys' soccer has been in the mix for several years and hopes for a deeper playoff run this ...

  • Scarborough Red Storm Fall Sports Preview

    Scarborough begins a new school year hoping to match the dominance of 2009-10. It won't be easy, but don't be surprised if there are some championship celebrations this fall. Football welcomes a new coach and hopes to jump right into playoff contention, which is a realistic goal. Boys' soccer has...

  • Cape Elizabeth Capers Fall Sports Preview

    Cape Elizabeth's fall sports teams expect to excel in 2010 and for good reason. Football made a first-ever trip to the state final a year ago and despite losing some key players to graduation, is in position to again be a top team in Western B. Boys' soccer will be formidable and could be poised ...

  • Yarmouth Clippers 2010 Fall Sports Preview

    After an exhilarating fall season a year ago, Yarmouth High's fall sports teams are primed to bring home some hardware in 2010. Football stole headlines last autumn and despite graduation losses, will be one of the better teams in Western C again. Boys' soccer saw its title reign come to an end w...