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Sports

  • Falmouth survives Westbrook in OT

    PORTLAND—Falmouth's boys' basketball team held the lead for all of 48 seconds in Monday morning's Western Class A quarterfinal round game against underdog Westbrook, but the Yachtsmen reminded everyone that it's not how you start, but how you finish. And that all that matters is that...

  • Ochan earns soccer Gatorade award

    Deering senior Stephen Ochan receives the Maine boys' soccer Gatorade Player of the Year award from school principal Ira Waltz last week. The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on a...

  • Portland's wrestling team earns honor

    Portland's wrestling team was given the Western Class A Sportsmanship Award at last weekend's state meet. The Bulldogs won for the second year in a row. Left to right: Coach Tony Napolitano, Greg Cassella, Jeremiah Israel-Copeland, Josh Hunnewell, Clautel Buba, Coach Dave Elowitch.

  • Super Six polls

    Here is our final poll for girls' hockey and the latest boys' hockey poll. Final basketball polls will appear after the state finals. These polls consider games played through Saturday, Feb. 14, and were first released on Twitter at Twitter.com/foresports Sunday. The poll includes our core covera...

  • LaBrie's lightning leads Yarmouth past GNG

    PORTLAND—Yarmouth's top-ranked boys' basketball team went from being in danger to putting on a display of dominance in a matter of minutes in Saturday afternoon's Western Class B quarterfinal against No. 9 Gray-New Gloucester at the Portland Exposition Building. The Clippers struggle...

  • Cape too much for Greely in quarterfinals

    PORTLAND—Cape Elizabeth's boys' basketball team hasn't always lived up to the hype this winter, but the Capers are now just three wins away from their ultimate goal. Saturday afternoon in a Western Class B quarterfinal at the Portland Exposition Building, the second-ranked Capers dug...

  • Deering escapes Gorham in thrilling quarterfinal

    PORTLAND—Inspiration can come from anywhere during the tournament. For Deering's basketball team, motivation has come from the desire to experience something that's far from popular, but rewarding nonetheless. After losing to rival Portland in the regular season finale last Th...

  • Defending champion Portland handles Windham, marches on

    PORTLAND—When you're the top seed, there are no style points. All you want to do is survive and advance. And often, the first test is the hardest. Friday evening at the Portland Exposition Building, the top-ranked Portland boys' basketball team, the defending Class A st...

  • Falmouth 6th grade girls' hoops team wins title

    Falmouth's 6th grade girls' basketball team won the recent Portland Boys' and Girls' Club League championship, downing St. Brigid's, 27-23, in the final. Falmouth wound up 9-1.

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC hoops season winding down The Southern Maine Community College men's basketball team bounced back from a rare loss by beating visiting New Hampshire Technical Institute (92-63) and host U. Maine-Machias (74-59) last week to improve to 19-2 (13-0 in the Yankee Small College Conferenc...