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Sports

  • Treister gets his chance and makes the most of it

    They say that everything happens for a reason and maybe that's true, but it sure takes a considerable amount of thought to cajole up any good reason why former Portland High star Chris Treister never got the chance he earned to step in as the starting quarterback for his home state university. ...

  • Cheverus' season ends in misery, agony; Stags lose Western A Final, 7-6 at Windham

    WINDHAM—This one's going to sting for awhile. The Cheverus football team, enjoying its finest season in two decades, was close enough to taste a Western Class A championship Saturday afternoon, but when all was said and done, sampled a wet dose of heartache instead. Th...

  • Cape Elizabeth defies history, holds off Mountain Valley, 23-13, to win Western B title

    CAPE ELIZABETH—Visibly cold and soaked to his core in the bowels of the Cape Elizabeth football facility, senior quarterback Ezra Wolfinger flashed his trademark smile and wondered out-loud if Mountain Valley coach Jim Aylward conjures up a little rain-inducing voodoo each time these Campbell Conf...

  • Grinnell commits to play at U. Conn, makes Cheverus history in the process

    Cheverus senior Audrey Grinnell, flanked by teammates, coaches and family, signed her national letter of intent Thursday afternoon to attend and play softball at the University of Connecticut.

  • Capers do it again, win third straight Class B cross country title; Scarborough boys runner-up in Class A

    The juggernaut Cape Elizabeth girls' cross country team completed another season of dominance Saturday afternoon by winning its third successive Class B championship. The Capers won by 64 points, the largest margin by any victor on the boys' or girls' sides, and earned a date in Saturday's New Engla...

  • Yarmouth, NYA boys' soccer eliminated in regional finals

    While the Falmouth boys' soccer team tasted the sweet fruit of another state championship Saturday (please see story), the Yarmouth and North Yarmouth Academy squads fell two wins shy. The Clippers went toe-to-toe with the Yachtsmen in the Western B Final last Wednesday, but gave up a goal ear...

  • Greely boys win Class B cross country crown again; Freeport, NYA oh-so-close in Class C

    As expected, the Greely Rangers repeated as Class B boys' cross country state champions Saturday at Twin Brook Recreation Area in Cumberland. Falmouth finished third and Yarmouth was eighth. In the girls' meet, won by Cape Elizabeth, the Yachtsmen came in eighth and the Rangers were 12th. The ...

  • Geoghegan wins Class A individual CC title

    Brunswick, Morse and Mt. Ararat all had their moments at the Class A cross country championships Saturday at Twin Brook Recreation Area in Cumberland, but one local runner stole the show once again. Brunswick's Will Geoghegan finished first in the boys' race, completing the 5-kilometer course in...

  • Brunswick girls win Class A soccer title; Boys lose state title to Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — Saturday's Class A state championship soccer games were a case of good news, bad news for Brunswick High School. In the boys' contest, played first, the Dragons gave defending champion Scarborough a scare, but couldn't overcome a two-goal deficit in going down to a 2-1 defeat.

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC hoops teams fall on the road The Southern Maine Community College men's and women's basketball teams suffered losses at Dean College last weekend. The men fell to 1-2 on the year after a 93-67 setback. The women are 0-1 after a 63-58 loss. Maine Baseball Hall of ...