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Sports

  • Deering hockey falls in quarterfinals

    The exciting run of the Deering boys' hockey team came to a close last week with a 7-0 loss to powerhouse Thornton Academy in the Western Class A quarterfinals. One year removed from a 2-16 season, the Rams, behind a small, but talented roster and the able guidance of first-year coach Jack...

  • Local hockey team wins tournament

    The Casco Bay Bantam Minors won the recent New Hampshire Junior Monarchs President's Day AAA tournament. Led by Ben Freeman's five goals and three assists, the Bantam Minors went 5-0 in the tournament. The Minors beat the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs 6-3 in the final. The team also featured goal...

  • Falmouth hockey ousted in quarterfinals by TA

    At this point, it's just downright unfair. For years, the Falmouth boys' hockey team has watched in horror while its opponent has gotten the breaks, but this season, it looked as if the Yachtsmen might be primed to finally break through and win a first Western Class A title. Instead...

  • Greely's reign ends in valiant fashion

    PORTLAND—They could have folded. No one would have blamed them. After a long season full of stirring wins and maddening losses, the Greely boys’ hockey team finished up with a losing record yet some serious math landed the defending state champion the final playoff berth...

  • Yarmouth hockey wakes up the echoes, advances to regional final

    PORTLAND—In what’s still considered the greatest strategy ever employed to win a boxing match, Muhammad Ali perfectly executed what he would later call the “rope-a-dope” to regain the heavyweight title in 1974 with an eighth-round knockout of George Foreman. Lying a...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    McAuley seeking softball coach Catherine McAuley High School needs a varsity softball coach for the 2010 season. Candidates should have a solid background in softball as a player and/or coach. Previous coaching experience is preferred. FMI, 797-3802, ext. 2052, or

  • Cheverus wins second Class A crown in three seasons

    PORTLAND—The Cheverus boys' basketball team has been called a lot of things this season, but when the dust settled Saturday evening at the Cumberland County Civic Center, only one moniker was appropriate: Champions. The Stags, behind the wizardry of embattled senior standout India...

  • Falmouth becomes team for the ages with OT win in scintillating state final

    BANGOR—In a building that oozes history and has seen so many memorable battles over the decades, the Falmouth and Camden Hills boys' basketball teams produced an instant classic in Friday night's Class B state championship game. At the venerable Bangor Auditorium, the Yachtsmen proved on...

  • Scarborough seals its destiny, downs Skowhegan, 52-32, for first Class A crown

    PORTLAND — A group of girls who literally don't know how to lose, weren't about to taste defeat in the biggest game of their young lives Saturday afternoon at the Cumberland County Civic Center. The Scarborough girls' basketball team, which features players who went undefeated and wo...

  • Portland fifth grader third in national hoops competition

    Saint Brigid School fifth grader Brooke Dawson finished third at the recent NBA Dribble Dish and Swish competition, which features contestants navigating a time-based halfcourt obstacle course. Dawson was the New England regional champion and was recognized at a Boston Celtics' game in December. ...