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Sports

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Waynflete announces first day practice times The first day of fall sports practice at Waynflete School is Monday, Aug. 16. Boys' soccer goes from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Girls' soccer practices from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Field hockey goes from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Cross country meets from 5 to ...

  • Local softball team wins NH title

    The U-16 Southern Maine Flame "red" softball team took first place in the Barbara Hamilton Memorial tournament in Nashua, N.H., last weekend. The team went undefeated, winning seven games, while outscoring their opponents 44-9. The team featured Ally Boyington and Lauren Nicholson from Cape Eli...

  • Cumberland/North Yarmouth all-stars finish second

    This Cumberland/North Yarmouth 9/10 all-star softball team came in runner-up to Scarborough at the district tournament. After losing its first game to Scarborough, Cumberland/North Yarmouth beat South Portland American, Westbrook, Portland North, Cape Elizabeth and Windham only to lose to Scarbor...

  • Cumberland/North Yarmouth baseball team wins district crown

    The Cumberland/North Yarmouth 12-year-old All-Star baseball team won the recent District 6 championship and advanced to the state tournament. There, the team lost its first game to Ellsworth, 5-2, before rallying to beat South Berwick, 6-4. After staying alive with a 10-2 victory over Dirigo, Cum...

  • Keeping courses green is a challenge

    Over the past 16 years, Skip Fitch has seen the worst Mother Nature can throw at course managers while first working in course maintenance at Portland Country Club and currently as superintendent at Point Sebago Golf Resort in Casco. “I’ve never seen a stretch of hot, humid wea...

  • Nova eliminated from state tournament; Portland Babe Ruth 15 team wins title

    After falling in the regional championship each of the past two summers, the storied Nova Seafood American Legion baseball team was hoping to return and get over the hump in 2010. Instead, Nova wasn't able to get past the state tournament. After a 15-3 regular season and a Zone 4 ch...

  • New PHS AD eager to continue the tradition

    PORTLAND—For years, the Portland High athletic director position has been populated by highly esteemed names. From Jimmy Fitzpatrick, Jordan Corcoran and Lyman Dunnell years ago through Ray Mailman, Gary Groves and Rich Drummond of recent vintage, PHS ADs have been influential and re...

  • SP softball team repeats as state champ

    Ace pitcher Taylor Whaley and Kiley Kennedy celebrate after the South Portland American All-Star softball team repeated as state champions last weekend in Biddeford. South Portland defeated Machias, 11-1 (in five innings), Hermon, 6-2, Auburn, 5-1, and Auburn again, 10-0 (in four innings) to take...

  • Scarborough Little League team wins state crown

    The Scarborough 9-10 All-Star baseball team won the state title by defeating the York All-Stars, 12-2. The boys finished the tournament 5-1 and advanced to the regional tournament in Cranston, R.I.Back Row (left to right): Coach Adam Brooks and manager Neal Pratt.Middle Row: Jarre...

  • From Peaks to Portland, to English Channel

    FREEPORT — Pat Gallant-Charette of Westbrook never thought she would call herself a marathon swimmer at the age of 59 – much less the third fastest woman to swim the Strait of Gilbraltar since 1928 and the fastest woman from the U.S.