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Sports

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    PBC hosting New England championships For the third straight year, the Portland Boxing club will host the USA boxing New England championships, with the quarterfinals and semifinals Nov. 6 and 13 at the Club and the championships at the Stevens Avenue Armory on Nov. 27. Wi...

  • New champions steal headlines at cross-country state meet

    Saturday's cross-country state championship meet in Belfast featured a bit of the unexpected. While Falmouth and Greely's quest to win the Class B boys' crown was denied by Caribou, Class C had a decidedly Forecaster Country feel as North Yarmouth Acdemy won its first boys' crown in eight ...

  • Falmouth girls still standing after upsetting Yarmouth in semis; Greely also denied

    The Falmouth girls' soccer team is certainly resilient. After a tumultuous regular season which saw a coach step down (and another apparently leave, only to return) and on-the-field play result in a four-game losing streak, the Yachtsmen have definitely saved their best fo...

  • NYA field hockey back on top

    ORONO — A year after its season ended in heartbreak, the North Yarmouth Academy field hockey team has no peer. The Panthers, who beat Dexter in overtime for the 2008 Class C crown, but lost to the Tigers, 1-0, a year ago, made it two championships in three seasons and three in progra...

  • Falmouth upsets Yarmouth in girls' soccer semis

    YARMOUTH—Just weeks after its season was at a crossroads, the Falmouth girls' soccer team will take part in the Western Class B Final. That's because the fourth-ranked Yachtsmen have peaked at the right time and Saturday afternoon stunned host Yarmouth, the top seed, 1-0 in the semif...

  • Cheverus, Waynflete girls ousted in semifinals

    Cheverus and Waynflete, the city of Portland's two remaining girls' soccer teams, each made it to their respective semifinals, but no further. The Stags were ousted in the Western A semis for the fourth time since 2004. Ranked fifth, Cheverus won at No. 4 Sanford, 1-0, in the quarterfinals...

  • 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 ...