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  • Portland area soccer, cross country regular seasons near finish line

    The soccer and cross country regular seasons took another step toward completion last week with plenty of drama. Here's a look at where things stand as we hit mid-October:  Boys' soccer The biggest highlight on the boys' soccer side in recent days was a ...

  • Cheverus field hockey ranked second for playoffs; Deering makes the cut

    The 2009 field hockey regular season is a thing of the past, but two local teams are still playing and entertaining championship dreams. The Cheverus Stags completed their finest regular season to date, despite a disappointing, but entertaining, 3-1 home loss to defending regional champion S...

  • Portland football teams 2-for-3: Portland routs Gorham for fourth straight; Cheverus improves to 5-1; Deering loses fourth straight at SP

    The fact that two of three city football teams appear playoff bound at the three-quarters pole of the 2009 season isn't much of a surprise. What is unexpected, however, is that the team on the outside looking in will likely be the Deering Rams. After another exciting weekend of acti... 1

  • No repeat for Deering golf; Rams place third behind TA, SP at Class A states; Cheverus finishes sixth

    A year ago, the Deering golf team became the feel-good story of the season by rising from virtual obscurity to win an improbable Class A state championship. This fall, with everyone back, the Rams were heavy favorites to repeat. They had to like their chances after going 9-1 in the...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Former New England Patriots coming to Portland for flag football game Former New England Patriots standouts Ronnie Lippett and Roland James will compete with the New England Patriots Alumni Flag Football team and take part in a game against the Cumberland County Sheriff's P.A.L. and ECM...

  • South Portland magic continues as Red Riots rally for dramatic 36-34 win over Deering

    SOUTH PORTLAND—If one roller coaster ride of emotional ecstasy wasn't enough for South Portland football fans this season, the Red Riots gave their followers a new set of thrills Friday night in the rain at Martin Memorial Stadium. Two weeks after turning its season around with a stunning 48...

  • Scarborough vanquishes Cheverus 3-1 in battle of field hockey unbeatens

    PORTLAND—Something had to give when the 13-0 Cheverus Stags hosted the 12-0 defending Western Class A champion Scarborough Red Storm in a field hockey showdown Thursday afternoon. While the Stags were able to strike first, ultimately, the powerhouse Red Storm wore them down, tying...

  • Action heats up for local teams as postseason nears

    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 team state match is Saturday in Vassalboro. While football, soccer,...

  • South Sports Roundup

    Local men honored by Maine Sports Legends Former South Portland High varsity football coach and teacher John Wolfgram, former Red Riots men's basketball coach Tony Hamlin and former Cape Elizabeth coach Leroy Rand (posthumous) will be inducted into the Maine Sports Legends Hall of Honor...

  • Playoff push arrives for local teams

    It's hard to believe, but the field hockey regular season is coming to a close and the golf state championships are being held Saturday. While football, soccer and cross country still have a few weeks later, we're closer to the end of the season than the beginning. Here's a look at where local teams...