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Sports

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Portland rugby team ties for 3rd in championships The Portland "Power Pigs" boys' rugby team tied for third at the recent New Hampshire/Maine championships, held Saturday in New London, N.H. In the first match, third-ranked Portland lost to eventual champion Seacoast, 22-10. Flanker and ...

  • Good times continue for city ballclubs

    The last time all four city baseball teams qualified for the playoffs in the same year was 2006. There's a decent chance that it will happen again in 2011. In Western Class A, Cheverus and Deering are in solid position in the Heal Points standings, while Portland still has a plenty ...

  • Playoff push begins in Portland

    The spring sports season is rapidly winding down and even with Mother Nature taking center stage and causing some disruptions this week, there will be plenty of pivotal action in the days to come. The past week was highlighted by dramatic action in softball, lacrosse, track and tennis....

  • Vachon leaves McAuley for U. Maine

    PORTLAND—McAuley girls' basketball coach Amy Vachon, who led the Lions to the Class A state title in her lone season at the helm, is leaving the program to become an assistant coach at her alma mater, the University of Maine in Orono, under the Black Bears' new head man, Richard Barron....

  • Portland too much for Deering in city girls' lax battle, 16-9

    PORTLAND—With the regular season growing late and the playoffs very much hanging in the balance, the Portland girls' lacrosse team entered Monday night's home tilt against crosstown rival Deering knowing that a victory was paramount. Thanks in large part to the prolific scoring of so...

  • Falmouth boys stay hot with home romp over Brunswick

    FALMOUTH—Less than 24 hours after the biggest victory in program history, one that reverberated across the local lacrosse landscape, the Falmouth boys' team produced a workmanlike and triumphant effort against one of the state's proudest programs. Saturday afternoon, the day after a ...

  • Scarborough pulls away in second half to win at NYA

    YARMOUTH—It might take the Scarborough boys' lacrosse team a little while to kick into gear, but when the Red Storm is clicking, you can see why it won the 2010 Class A championship and is considered the favorite to do it again this spring. Saturday afternoon, in a crossover game at ...

  • Yarmouth returns to home winning ways versus Cheverus

    YARMOUTH—There's little doubt that the end of a record, mindboggling win streak brought disappointment to the Yarmouth boys' lacrosse program Friday night. But the best thing that could have happened to the Clippers occurred Saturday evening when they got to return to their turf fiel...

  • The streak is over; Yarmouth's nine-year, 73-game run ends with 14-5 loss to Falmouth

    Friday evening, for the first time in nine years, someone other than the host Clippers celebrated victory at Yarmouth's turf field. Falmouth pulled away late for its first-ever win over the Clippers and became the first road team to win in Yarmouth since May 24, 2002, 14-5.More photos belo...

  • Brunswick girls win a stunner at Falmouth

    FALMOUTH—The Brunswick girls' lacrosse team might not be the juggernaut of years past, but the 2011 Dragons appear to be hitting their stride at the optimal time. Saturday morning, at a red-hot and confident Falmouth team riding a four-game win streak, Brunswick got the jump early an...