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Sports

  • Local swimmers, coaches honored

    The Maine Swim League coaches recently honored several local athletes and coaches for their performance in the 2009-10 season. The girls' all-state team included Jessica Russell of Brunswick (100 backstroke champion and runner-up in the 200 free at the Class A state meet), Morse's Emily Bu...

  • Winter sports season was triumphant

    Winter sports fans had plenty of options the past few months. There was ample drama on the hardcourt, ice, mats, slopes, trails, track and in the pool. Brunswick's girls' basketball team made it to the regional final and just missed a trip to states. Morse and Mt. Ararat also made it to th...

  • Lance Johnson to become new Scarborough football coach

    The Scarborough varsity football program is ready to name a new head coach. The Red Storm will tap longtime Portland High assistant Lance Johnson, pending School Board approval Thursday night. Johnson, 43, is primed to take over a program that has yet to make the playoffs in its eig...

  • Donahue wins scholarship award

    Cape Elizabeth senior girls' basketball player Gabe Donahue was named the winner of a Maine McDonald's All-State Academic scholarship at last weekend's state banquet in Bangor.

  • Falmouth basketball team finishes season unbeaten

    The Falmouth 7th grade girls' basketball team went undefeated this winter, winning all 12 games.Front row: Katie Barlow, Megan Tammaro, Jessica Burton, Jillian Libby, Ally Hickey, Katie Greene.Back Row: Coach Rich Smith, Dayna Vasconcelos, Kayla Walsh, Elizabeth Walker, Katie Joseph...

  • Abundance of highlights for North area teams

    (Ed. Note: We recapped the basketball season in last week's edition)Winter sports fans had plenty of options the past few months. There was ample drama on the ice, slopes, trails, track and in the pool.Three local boys' hockey teams made it to the playoffs and one advanced ...

  • Former Yarmouth standout wraps up college career

    Former Yarmouth High girls' basketball standout Meredith Shaw recently finished her college career at Emmanuel College in Boston. Shaw (cutting down the nets after winning the conference title), a 6-foot-2 center, averaged 4.4 points and 3.2 rebounds a game as the Saints made it to the NCAA tourn...

  • YMCA Stripers win age group

    The Casco Bay YMCA Stripers 8-and-under girls' team won their age group in the recent season-ending state championships. The boys' 14-and-under squad was second in its division. Overall, the Stripers placed ninth out of 16 entrants. New team records were set by Abby Belisle-Haley (girls' 13-14 50...

  • Cumberland skier takes part in national championships

    Cumberland's Katie Keough, a sophomore at the University of Maine, competed in the recent USCSA National Collegiate Ski and Snowboard championships at Sunday River. Keough repeated as an All-American, finished eighth in the giant slalom, reached the semifinals of the boardercross competition, pla...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Falmouth players help hockey to team to NE title Falmouth's Jacki Aaskov and Saundrine Lanouette helped the Biddeford U-19 Lady Breakers hockey team to a New England championship last weekend. The Breakers downed Rhode Island 3-1 Sunday to advance to the Tier 2 national ch...