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  • A perfect finish: Cheverus girls' hockey wins state title

    Lewiston blinked first. In a back-and-forth battle befitting a state title contest, Cheverus and Lewiston skated toe-to-toe with one another through nearly three full periods. The staredown withstood two partial Lewiston breakaways, several shots from both sides tipped in traffic, and a pa...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Deering wrestling 10th at states, Cheverus 15th For the first time in a long time, the Deering wrestling team failed to produce a state champion this winter. The Rams did manage to come in 10th at the Class A meet in North Berwick Saturday with a score of 39.5 Cheverus had...

  • McAuley rides defensive dominance to quarterfinal win

    PORTLAND—If offense is your thing, the Portland Exposition Building wasn't the place to be Monday afternoon, however, if you appreciate a 6-foot-2 standout with myriad skills, you had to come away impressed. McAuley sophomore Al...

  • Deering overcomes woeful start to beat TA, 44-30

    PORTLAND—For 16 minutes, the Deering girls' basketball team didn't come anywhere close to resembling the two-time defending Class A state champion. Luckily for the second-ranked Rams, they came to life in the second half and tha...

  • Top-ranked Capers advance

    PORTLAND—As expected, the top-ranked Cape Elizabeth boys' basketball team got a scare from No. 9 Lake Region Saturday afternoon at the Portland Exposition Building, but the two-time defending regional champion Capers turned to their championship heart and experience and pulled away in the s...

  • South Portland downs Deering to advance

    PORTLAND—In just his second game back from a lengthy injury, South Portland senior standout Keegan Hyland reminded everyone at the Portland Exposition Building Saturday night that while he may be far from 100 percent, he is still a very, very dangerous player. Hyland scored 17 points...

  • Portland's title quest comes to a quick end at the hands of Westbrook

    PORTLAND—Playing on their homecourt wasn't enough to save the Portland Bulldogs' season Saturday night. The seventh-ranked Bulldogs, who were devastated Friday when senior leader Joe Zukowski broke his ankle, had no answers for No. 2 Westbrook, its depth and the dominance of seniors ...

  • Falmouth boys escape York in tournament opener, 59-49

    PORTLAND—The Falmouth boys' basketball team did just enough to advance Saturday afternoon, riding clutch play from its seniors down the stretch. Coming off their only loss of the season, the second-ranked Yachtsmen had to scratch and claw to get rid of pesky No. 7 York in the Western Cla...

  • Greely survives Maranacook in quarterfinals, Cape Elizabeth next

    PORTLAND—It wasn't easy, but the Greely boys' basketball team earned its eagerly-awaited tournament rematch with two-time defending Western B champion Cape Elizabeth. Saturday afternoon at the Portland Exposition Building, the fourth-ranked Rangers had just enough down the stretch to edg...

  • Scarborough girls' hockey ousted in semifinal round heartbreaker

    The Scarborough girls' hockey team appeared to have its ticket punched to the West Region Final when it led Falmouth 2-0 midway through the third period of Saturday night's semifinal round contest, but the Red Storm will have to wait until next year after watching that advantage slip away in an a...