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Sports

  • Brunswick football eliminated in regional final

    The stirring run of the Brunswick High football team came to an end last Friday night at top-ranked Bangor in the Eastern Class A Final. The third-ranked Dragons, who missed an undefeated regular season by just three points (an 18-15 loss to Messalonskee on Sept. 18), rolled past visiting No. 6 ...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Cheverus' Durgin wins New England cross country meet Cheverus sophomore standout Emily Durgin, on the heels of leading the Stags to the school's first-ever girls' state championship in any sport, turned heads again Saturday at the New England championship in Manchester, Conn...

  • Midnight strikes for Yarmouth football; Clippers fall 41-7 to Dirigo in Western C Final

    In the early going Saturday afternoon, Cinderella was alive and well. The Yarmouth football team, stealing victories and hearts in this, just its third varsity season, took an improbable 7-0 lead at top-ranked, undefeated and heavy favorite Dirigo in the Western Class C Final, but then, midnig...

  • SMCC hoops season underway

    What promises to be another exciting and successful basketball season is underway at Southern Maine Community College. The men's squad is 2-3 in the early going, while the women are 1-1. SMCC's men's team went 1-1 in the Can-Am tournament, then lost 93-67 at Dean College. After a 1...

  • 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...