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Sports

  • Postseason around the corner for North area golf and field hockey; soccer, cross country showdowns aplenty

    Greely freshman Sammi Torrish tried to play the ball around Falmouth junior Abby Cavalero Friday night. The Rangers and  Yachtsmen battled to a scoreless draw, the second tie between the rivals this fall.

  • Yarmouth football stuns Lisbon, improves to 3-2; Falmouth, Freeport, Greely not as fortunate

    The Yarmouth football program has arrived. Has it ever. After winning just one game total in their first two varsity seasons, the Clippers find themselves on target for a playoff berth in year three following Friday night's stunning 48-26 home victory (their third in as many weeks) over...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Falmouth hosting school spirit bonfire There will be a school spirit bonfire at Falmouth High after the varsity football game Friday night. Students and parents are welcome to attend. All Falmouth High fall teams will be honored at the event. Greely seeks winter coaches

  • Local tennis players capture sectionals title

    The Prime Time Senior Tennis Team, comprised of players from The Woodlands Club and Maine Pines, won the New England Sectionals in late August and will compete in the USTA Nationals in Indian Wells, Cal., later this month. From left: Carol Wells, Prisca Thomson, Tammy Small, co-cap...

  • Changing of the guard? Falmouth beats Greely in volleyball showdown

    FALMOUTH —The Greely volleyball team is invincible no more and it appears that the team next door could be the heir to the throne. Monday evening at Falmouth High, in arguably the most anticipated high school volleyball match in state history, the host Yachtsmen continued their dream season, s...

  • Portland stays red-hot, pulls away for 35-14 win at Biddeford

    BIDDEFORD —The Blue raised their helmets high in unison and gathered at the fence that separates the playing field from the fans. In a moment as impromptu as it was heartfelt, Portland football fans demanded the team deliver an a cappella rendition of an ancient battle cry. And while some m...

  • Weather cooperates, runners dazzle at Maine Marathon

    PORTLAND—When a mighty downpour, accompanied by powerful thunder and lightning hit the area Saturday night, it looked as if the Peak Performance Maine Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay's run of good luck was about to come to an end. But Sunday morning, all was tranquil and the record field t...

  • Cheverus field hockey, Waynflete boys' soccer still perfect, Waynflete girls' soccer falls

    While it seems like only yesterday that we were previewing the fall sports season, the fact of the matter is that the playoffs are right around the corner. The field hockey regular season comes to an end this week and the golf state match is Saturday in Vassalboro. While football, soccer and c...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Two Maine Sports Legends Hall of Honor inductees have Cheverus ties Cheverus High varsity football coach and teacher John Wolfgram and former standout athlete and 1951 valedictorian Leroy Rand (posthumous) will be inducted into the Maine Sports Legends Hall of Honor Sunday i...

  • NYA girls' soccer gets its payback, rolls to 4-0 win over Waynflete

    YARMOUTH—On Sept. 22, the North Yarmouth Academy girls' soccer team had plenty of opportunities go for naught in a frustrating 1-0 overtime loss at rival Waynflete, the defending Class C state champion. Saturday afternoon in the rain, the Panthers more than made up for that setback and serve...