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  • Cape holds off Yarmouth in regional final thriller

    STANDISH — One inning was all that separated the powerhouse Cape Elizabeth and Yarmouth baseball teams this spring. Locked in a scoreless tie through the top of the sixth inning in a tense duel of senior aces, second-seed Yarmouth's righthander Nick Whittaker had matched top-ranked Cape ...

  • Portland boys' lax back to state game; Bulldogs hold off Messalonskee, 10-8

    PORTLAND - The team that appeared flawed prior to the season finds itself one win from perfection. And a repeat Class A championship. Portland's boys' lacrosse squad got a 48-minute battle from Messalonskee in Wednesday's Eastern A Final, but with the game and the season on the line...

  • Cape boys' tennis returns to the pinnacle

    If you're a member of or a fan of the Cape Elizabeth boys' tennis team, you have to feel that all is right with the world once again. That's because Saturday, for the first time since 2004, the Capers won the Class B state title, their 13th since 1985. Cape Elizabeth capped a stirri...

  • South Sports Roundup

    New Casco Bay Sports offerings in June Casco Bay Sports is offering a Wednesday night Twilight Flag Football league, beginning June 23, a Monday night soccer league, starting June 28, and a Tuesday night summer dodgeball league, beginning June 29. FMI,

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Freeport coaching openings RSU No. 5 has several coaching openings for the upcoming school year. Freeport High School is seeking a girls' varsity basketball coach, a girls' JV soccer coach, an assistant varsity football coach and an assistant Nordic ski coach. Durham Middl...

  • Mid-Coast playoff action sizzles

    We're just a day away from State Championship Saturday and a couple of Mid-Coast lacrosse teams still entertained title dreams when this issue went to press. The two-time defending Class A state champion Brunswick girls' lacrosse team hosted rival Mt. Ararat in the Eastern A Final Wednesda...

  • MCU soccer team wins state title

    The Maine Coast United Strikers U-13 boys' soccer team recently won the state title and will represent Maine in the Region 1 tournament next month in West Virginia.Kneeling (left to right Coach Ron Lydick, Brendan Dioli, Aidan McGrory, Connor Hoehle, Alex Lyon, Ben Vigue, Miles Shields, Be...

  • NYA wins the one that counts most; Panthers beat Yarmouth in regional final again, 9-5

    YARMOUTH — The third time was indeed the charm for the North Yarmouth Academy girls' lacrosse team. After dropping both regular season meetings with rival Yarmouth, the host Panthers saved their best showing for last Wednesday afternoon, blanking the potent Clippers in the second hal...

  • Waynflete girls' lax advances to state game; Flyers eliminate Falmouth, 11-6, in Western B Final

    PORTLAND — They're back. The Flyers of Waynflete will once again compete for the Class B championship after surviving a scare from Falmouth in the regional final Wednesday afternoon. The two-time defending state champions trailed 2-0 early, found themselves down, 3-1, with les...

  • SP softball shocks Scarborough in regional final

    STANDISH—With one pitch Tuesday afternoon, the balance of power in Western Class A softball underwent a seismic shift. In an entertaining showdown at St. Joseph's College, the second-ranked Red Riots of South Portland purged themselves of five years of frustration and ended the repea...