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  • Falmouth, Yarmouth football earn opening night wins; Greely gives Wells a scare

    Early returns were positive for Forecaster Country football teams. While second-year Freeport showed dramatic improvement in its close home loss to defending Class C state champion Dirigo (please see story), Falmouth and Yarmouth brought up the curtain with victories, while Greely gave one...

  • Local showdowns highlight opening weekend for northern teams

    If you were looking for good rivalry matchups to start the 2010 fall sports season, you didn't have to go far last weekend. Each local school had at least one showdown with a longtime rival as athletes, coaches and fans emerged from the oppressive heat, dodged a hurricane and set the tone ...

  • South Portland football rings in new season with huge win; Red Riots beat defending champion Windham, 13-6

    It was a long-time coming and it sure didn’t come easy, but then again, that was then and this is now. It was a different South Portland Red Riots football team out there that snapped a nine-year winless streak on Opening Night, doing it against the defending Class A state champions....

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Maine Premier Lax offers fall league Maine Premier Lacrosse will offer its high school fall league Sundays through Oct. 31 at Memorial Field at Deering High in Portland. Girls play from 6 to 7 p.m., boys from 7 to 9 p.m. The cost is $160, which includes team jerseys....

  • Soccer wins for Cheverus, McAuley highlight opening weekend

    While the 2010 high school football season began with a flourish (please see stories), the rest of the fall slate is also either underway or just about to start. Here's an early glimpse: Boys' soccer The Cheverus boys' soccer team made an early splash Friday ...

  • North Sports Roundup

    NYA coaching openings North Yarmouth Academy is seeking a middle school boys' basketball, Nordic ski coach and an upper school swimming coach for the winter season. FMI, 846-9051 or nya.org. Greely coaching openings

  • Freeport football hangs tough with defending champs in opener; Falcons fall, 25-12, to Dirigo

    FREEPORT—Last year, the nascent Freeport football program was welcomed to varsity play with a 74-6 drubbing at eventual Class C state champion Dirigo. Saturday afternoon, however, against the same foe in the 2010 opener, the Falcons proved to be a vastly improved and much more compet...

  • Cheverus romps in opener; TDs on first two plays set tone in 40-6 win over Gorham

    PORTLAND—The Cheverus High football team, coming off a season which saw it fall one point shy of the state final, was hoping to make an immediate splash in 2010. Mission accomplished. Friday afternoon at Boulos Stadium, the Stags left no doubt that they intend to be a top West...

  • Deering beats Portland on late TD in season opener

    PORTLAND—The Deering football team entered the 2010 season as an afterthought in parity-ridden Western Class A. After losing their final six contests in 2009, then getting crushed by Portland in the teams' annual Thanksgiving Day showdown, the Rams were seeking a measure of revenge w...

  • Falmouth sailor wins championship

    Falmouth's Gerry Tiernan, along with Maureen McKinnon-Tucker of Marblehead, Mass., and skipper John Porter of East Troy, Wis., won the Sonar class at recent the eighth annual C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial Regatta for sailors with disabilitiies, held off Newport, R.I. The trio ended the regatta w...