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Sports

  • Greely gets past Yarmouth, takes Western B title

    STANDISH—Through 18 games this spring and two innings of the Western Class B Final Tuesday afternoon, there wasn't an ounce of separation between the Greely and Yarmouth baseball teams. Then, finally, in the third inning, something gave. That something was the Clippers' abilit...

  • McAuley's best ever softball season ends

      The 2011 McAuley softball team went somewhere that no previous Lions team had ever gone: the regional semifinals. Friday afternoon, 24 hours after a game was interrupted and eventually postponed by severe thunder and lightning, the Lions, ranked fourth in Western Cla...

  • Deering boys, Cheverus, Waynflete girls reach lax regional finals

    One win away from the state final, three city lacrosse teams remain. Deering's second-ranked boys' team is in the regional championship game for the first time after edging No. 3 Messalonskee, 8-6, in Saturday's Eastern A semifinals. The Rams will battle top-seed Lewiston in the regional c...

  • Seacoast United "Crew" team wins U-13 state title

    The Seacoast United "Crew" U-13 boys' soccer team won the Maine State Cup recently, beating Phoenix MCU, 3-1, in the finals on June 5. The team next competes in the U.S. Region I championship in Lancaster, Penn., June 30-July 5.Left to right: Assistant coach Chris Wade, Nick Pronovost (Cum...

  • Eight-run inning propels Cheverus past SP, into regional final

    OLD ORCHARD BEACH —Joey Royer wouldn’t mind if Cheverus played all its baseball games at the The Ballpark. The senior pitched six innings of three-hit ball, striking out 10, and doubled to deep left field to spark the Stags’ pivotal and decisive fourth-inning rally as top...

  • Clippers rally to beat Lincoln Academy, Greely next

    YARMOUTH—The Yarmouth baseball team simply refused to go home. With its season on the line, facing a standout pitcher at the top of his game, the Clippers were on the ropes in a Western Class B semifinal round playoff contest Monday afternoon against visiting Lincoln Academy. ...

  • Waynflete sweeps Class C tennis titles

    It wasn't easy, but for the first time since 2006, both Waynflete tennis teams sit atop Class C. Saturday afternoon, at Colby College in Waterville, the Flyers boys managed to win their fourth championship in a row, but it took a highwire act to do so, in a 3-2 win over George Stevens Acad...

  • Waynflete holds off Greely's upset bid, reaches regional final again

    PORTLAND—The Waynflete Flyers and Greely Rangers girls' lacrosse teams have produced some postseason thrillers over the years. Saturday afternoon's Western Class B semifinal round matchup wasn't expected to be one of them. The Rangers, however, proved that their season of rebi...

  • Scarborough sets up SP showdown by blanking TA

    SCARBOROUGH—Now, it's official. The highly-anticipated Western Class A softball final between perennial powerhouse Scarborough and defending Class A state champion South Portland is set in stone after Saturday's rainy semifinal action. While the top-ranked Red Riots were havin...

  • This time Capers hold lead, win at Falmouth

    FALMOUTH—For two seasons, over three frustrating games, the Cape Elizabeth girls' lacrosse team wasn't able to put Falmouth away. Saturday afternoon, on the Yachtsmen's turf field, the Capers finally finished the job at the optimal time, in the Western B semifinals. After blow...