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Sports

  • Greely softball's on fire; Rangers aiming for title

    CUMBERLAND—For those of you who don't believe in the power of motivation, meet the Greely softball team. After failing to receive what they felt was their due in the preseason rankings, the Rangers are turning heads on the field and might very well have the last laugh next month....

  • Falmouth boys' lax beats Cape again, 9-7

    FALMOUTH—The Falmouth boys' lacrosse team truly came of age Tuesday afternoon. Facing a stern test from a vengeful rival, perennial powerhouse Cape Elizabeth, the Yachtsmen needed to make the statement that even when their high-powered offense wasn't scoring with abandon, they could ...

  • Stretch run begins for city spring teams

    Last week, city sports teams continued to jockey for playoff position, taking part in a series of memorable contests. Here's a look at where things stand as the spring sports season nears the final turn: Baseball Cheverus' baseball team fell from the unbeaten ranks ...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Local gymnast wins age group title Portland's Ava Gaudet recently won the 2010 USA Gymnastics Maine championship for her age group in Level 4. Gaudet is a member of the American Flyers Gymnastics team and trains at the Maine Academy of Gymnastics in Westbrook.

  • Tennis excitement heating up

    Superb tennis continues to be played in the city and it's very likely that several players and teams will make noise well into June. With the team regular season nearing its end, individuals began qualifying for the singles tournament last weekend. In Region 5 boys' qualifiers, Chev...

  • Power Pigs beat NH foe again

    Flyhalf Francisco Marques of Greely kicks to relieve pressure during Saturday's game as the Portland boys' U-19 rugby club defeated Kearsage, N.H., 35-25, in a game played in New London, N,H. Center Jon Brown, of Portland High, opened the scoring for the Power Pigs by running in an intercepted pa...

  • Scarborough's fifth inning surge beats SP; Red Storm win showdown, 5-0

    SCARBOROUGH—The two best Western Class A softball teams this year to date did battle in a showdown rife with playoff implications Monday night. The South Portland Red Riots made host Scarborough sweat at times, but in the end, the Red Storm do what they always seem to do, win.

  • Portland boys' lax holds off Messalonskee; Bulldogs win possible playoff preview, 14-11

    PORTLAND — The Portland boys' lacrosse team stayed unbeaten Saturday afternoon at Fitzpatrick Stadium, but it got a reminder that next month's initial foray into the Eastern A playoff world will be fraught with danger. The Bulldogs hosted a very talented and dangerous Messalonskee sq...

  • NYA edges Scarborough boys' lax, 8-6, in penalty-plagued affair

    SCARBOROUGH—To suggest that Friday evening's boys' lacrosse contest between the host Red Storm of Scarborough and North Yarmouth Academy was penalty filled wouldn't even begin to do it justice. Plagued is a much more apt description. While there were moments of enjoyable lacro...

  • Falmouth boys' lax does it again; Third period burst leads to 10-7 victory at Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK—The journey of the Falmouth boys' lacrosse team took another encouraging step Saturday afternoon. The Yachtsmen, a preseason favorite who have discovered of late that the road won't be as easy as originally anticipated, were pushed hard by host Brunswick, a perennial Class ...