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  • Greely softball thinking Class B title

    On the heels of its finest regular season since 2005, the Greely softball team now turns its attention to winning the Class B state championship for the first time since 2002. The Rangers, who went 14-2 and earned the No. 3 seed for the Western B tournament, will host No. 6 Lincoln (13-3) ...

  • Waynflete baseball ousted in preliminary round

    OLD ORCHARD BEACH—The Waynflete baseball team made it into the 2010 playoffs, but its stay was brief. Despite a valiant effort Tuesday afternoon, the Flyers, the ninth seed, were one-and-done as they were hampered by defensive miscues and a lack of consistent offense in a 5-2 loss to...

  • Three city tennis teams still alive

    After an action-packed and rain-plagued opening week of the high school tennis playoffs, three local teams will make the trip to Lewiston for the regional finals. The two-time defending Class C state champion Waynflete boys, as expected, have steamrolled through their field into the Wester...

  • Four city boys' lax teams primed for playoffs; Portland's repeat bid looking good

    Portland's first-ever Class A boys' lacrosse championship a year ago appeared to come at a pretty steep price as the Bulldogs graduated most of their impact players and were expected to come back to the pack in 2010. Guess again. Instead, the Bulldogs capped the second undefeated re...

  • Cheverus, McAuley softball eye postseason glory

    Ever since their epic and improbable regular season opener back on April 24, the Cheverus and McAuley softball teams have stolen their share of headlines. Now, the Stags and Lions turn their attention to making a run in the Western Class A playoffs. Cheverus wound up fourth in the r...

  • Deering baseball top seed again; Cheverus, Waynflete also playoff-bound

    The 2010 high school baseball playoffs got underway Tuesday afternoon when the Flyers of Waynflete, coming off their best regular season in seven years, visited Old Orchard Beach in a Western Class C preliminary round contest (please see Web site for game story). The Western A playoffs beg...

  • Waynflete girls' lax ready for another title run; Cheverus, Portland also in the mix

    Although it's a little more mortal than in previous seasons, the Waynflete girls' lacrosse team has a great shot to wind up on top of the Class B heap for the third year in a row. The Flyers enter the playoffs as the top seed in Western B and have a bye into the semifinal round Thursday wh...

  • Cheverus boys' track falls short in title bid; Stags second to Brunswick, girls place sixth

    AUGUSTA — Cheverus' quest for a first boys' outdoor track title since 1998 will have to wait at least one more season. Saturday at Cony High School, the Stags didn't quite have enough to take home the crown as their 66 points left them second to Brunswick (82). Portland had four poin...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Morning hockey club seeks members The Morning Hockey Club is seeking players to round out its Tuesday morning roster. The team plays weekly at the Portland Ice Arena from 7 to 8 a.m., beginning June 15. The cost is $400. FMI,

  • MCU U-17 girls' soccer team wins states again

    The Maine Coast United Magic U-17 girls' soccer team won its fifth straight state title last month with a 2-0 victory over Maine Metro behind goals from Karyn Barrett and Abbey Cavalero. The team earned the right to travel to the U.S. Soccer's National Championship Series regional competition in ...