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Sports

  • Portland football in the win column after downing Westbrook, 27-16

    PORTLAND—Portland High football coach Mike Bailey made the decision to download the “iMadhi Tailback App” and had it up and running in time for the Westbrook Blue Blazes on Thursday night in a must-win situation after a two-game slide to open the season. The Bulldogs&rsqu...

  • Cheverus pulls away from SP in battle of unbeatens, 45-21

    SOUTH PORTLAND—A big-game environment returned to Martin Memorial Field Friday evening when the host 2-0 Red Riots welcomed 2-0 Cheverus in a battle of two of the premier football teams in Western Class A so far this season. The Stags, who hadn't been tested in their first two outing...

  • SP field hockey earns first win with 2-0 upset at Cheverus

    PORTLAND—Despite an 0-4 start, the South Portland field hockey team felt it was still formidable and was about to turn the corner. Saturday morning, the Red Riots made the turn. Visiting an undefeated Cheverus squad which was coming off an inspirational victory, South Portland...

  • Shardlow steps down as Falmouth coach

    FALMOUTH—After one year and four games, Jon Shardlow is no longer the coach of the Falmouth girls' soccer team. Falmouth High athletic director Todd Livingston confirmed Thursday that Shardlow stepped down. "Ultimately, because of philosophical differences, (Jon) thought is wa... 1

  • Excitement continues for Mid-Coast fall sports teams

    The fall sports season is fully underway for everyone and Mid-Coast squads are in the thick of things. Here's a glimpse:

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC players honored South Portland's Adam Burpee, a men's soccer player at Southern Maine Community College, was named the Yankee Small College Conference Player of the Week.  Burpee, a freshman midfielder, scored three goals and added two assists on the week against...

  • Rogers makes MLB debut

    Former Mt. Ararat High standout Mark Rogers, of Orrs Island, made his long awaited Major League Baseball debut for the Milwaukee Brewers (who drafted him in the first round of the 2004 draft) last Friday, throwing a perfect inning against the Chicago Cubs. Rogers' path to the majors was delayed b...

  • Early triumphs keep on coming for southern edition squads

    Every local varsity team is now underway and the fall sports season has produced plenty of excitement in the early going. Here's a glimpse. Football While the defending Western B champion Cape Elizabeth football team stayed perfect and unscored upon last weekend (pl...

  • Statement win for Scarborough; Red Storm blank Sanford, 14-0

    SCARBOROUGH—Zach Bean set the tone on his first touch and by the time the night was through, there was no doubt that the Red Storm can play some power football. The Scarborough senior running back took the game’s opening handoff for 38 yards, and that was just the beginning. He...

  • Bonny Eagle rains on Deering's parade; Scots pull away for 34-12 victory

    PORTLAND—The Deering football team couldn't have asked for a better start to its home opener. On the first play from scrimmage, senior quarterback Jamie Ross found classmate John Hardy for a 48-yard pass play and two plays later, Ross and junior Renaldo Lowry hooked up for an 11-yard...