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Sports

  • Cheverus girls' cross-country repeats as Class A champion

    BELFAST — One year after becoming the first female team in school history to win a state championship, the Cheverus girls' cross-country squad has done it again. Saturday afternoon in Belfast, the Stags totaled 45 points to win the title, defeating runner-up Mt. Ararat by 23 points.

  • Falmouth-Yarmouth boys meet again in regional final; NYA also makes surprise run

    Entering the 2010 boys' soccer season, just about everyone expected the defending state champion Falmouth Yachtsmen and their fierce and talented rivals, the Yarmouth Clippers, to square off in the regional final on Nov. 3. That's exactly what transpired as the top-ranked Clippers and No. ...

  • Yarmouth football off to semifinals; Falmouth beats Greely, then wins coin toss to send Rangers home

    A football weekend unlike any other is in the books. In Western Class C, the powerhouse, top ranked and undefeated Yarmouth Clippers hosted a playoff game for the first time and toyed with No. 8 Maranacook, 54-6, to advance to the semifinals. That paled in comparison to drama of Wes...

  • Midnight strikes for Cinderella Cheverus; Stags denied by Skowhegan in state field hockey final

    The magical ride of the Cheverus field hockey team finally came to an end Saturday afternoon. The Stags, who came from nowhere to win an unexpected and delicious first-ever Western Class A crown, ran into the same roadblock that so many teams from the region have encountered over the past ...

  • South Portland's season ends with 32-0 loss at Bonny Eagle

    STANDISH—The second-ranked Bonny Eagle Scots broke out from a puffy green helmet of billowing smoke and played championship caliber defense Friday night in the Western Class A quarterfinals to advance with a 32-0 victory over No. 7 South Portland (5-4). Three times South Portland mov...

  • Portland, Waynflete boys' soccer reach regional final

    The city of Portland will be the showcase for some of the best boys' soccer in the state Wednesday. That's because two local teams, Portland and Waynflete, advanced to their respective regional finals. The Bulldogs, the No. 2 seed in Western A, extended their win streak to 13 with p...

  • Scarborough football dominates in first Class A playoff test

    BIDDEFORD—One heartbeat. That’s the poignant, yet clunky battle cry that slowly began to rise from a cluster of season-long Red Storm loyalists pocketed just above the helmets near midfield in the visiting team section. With that over-prepared look and blankets to spare, this d... 1

  • Falmouth volleyball ousted in states again

    WINDHAM—Falmouth senior volleyball captains Kate Sparks and Alana Becker tried to muster smiles as coach Gary Powers handed them the Class A runner-up plaque, but their expressions couldn’t mask their disappointment. For the second season in a row, the Yachtsmen were leaving th...

  • Deering dominates TA, advances to semifinals

    PORTLAND—The location was different. The stakes were higher. The end result did not change. For the second time this season, the Deering Rams steamrolled Thornton Academy, their latest triumph coming at home in a 56-18 win in Friday night’s Western Maine Class A quarterfinals, ...

  • Cheverus passes first playoff test; Stags rally past Windham, 34-27

    PORTLAND—The Cheverus football team has won games by any means necessary, be it offense, defense or special teams, this fall. Saturday afternoon, the undefeated and top-ranked Stags had to dig deeper than ever in their first playoff test, against defending Class A state champion Wind...