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Sports

  • 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...

  • Deering dismantled by Thornton Academy, 30-0

    PORTLAND—No one was expecting this. Friday evening, the Deering football team hosted Thornton Academy in what some thought would be a case of the Rams chopping the undefeated Golden Trojans down to size. Instead, Thornton Academy took an early lead, took advantage of four turnove... 1

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Knights of Columbus sponsoring soccer challenge The Knights of Columbus Bath Council is sponsoring a soccer challenge for boys and girls ages 10 to 14, Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Legion Field on Congress Ave. in Bath. FMI, 443-9196. BIW hockey team facing Montreal Canadien...

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC teams enjoy strong week The fall sports teams at Southern Maine Community College have turned it on in recent action. Baseball went 3-1 last week, routing Unity College 22-2 and sweeping a doubleheader from the University of New Hampshire's club team. Men's soccer defeated C...

  • Greely girls' soccer rallies past Cape Elizabeth 3-2 to remain unbeaten

    CUMBERLAND—The Greely girls' soccer team found itself in uncharted waters Wednesday night: playing from behind. The Rangers were victimized twice by Cape Elizabeth junior standout Karyn Barrett in the first half and were down 2-1 after 40 minutes, but tied the score 61 seconds into the secon...

  • South Portland's girls' soccer upset of Scarborough highlights exciting week

    There was plenty of drama and even a major upset in recent fall sports action. Here's a look at where things stand with the second half of the regular season upon us. Girls' soccer Entering Saturday morning's contest, the Scarborough girls' soccer team had won six straig...

  • Shocker of the season! SP upsets Bonny Eagle, 48-45; Cape Elizabeth improves to 4-0, Scarborough falls to 0-4

    This, folks, is why they play the games. Last Friday evening, the reeling South Portland football team, clinging to faint playoff hopes at 1-2, hosted the big, bad undefeated Bonny Eagle Scots in a contest that most expected to be one-sided. Instead, the upset of the season ensued....