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Sports

  • Falmouth and Greely battle to 1-1 tie in girls' soccer showdown

    FALMOUTH—Two of the best high school girls' soccer teams around met in an early season showdown Tuesday night and produced a memorable back-and-forth affair that reminded everyone why they are favorites to be in contention for state titles later in the year. The host Yachtsmen sco...

  • Falmouth football falls to York in opener; Yachtsmen put up fight, but lose 27-6

    In the first half of Saturday night's season opener, the host Falmouth Yachtsmen football team held its own against the York Wildcats, but in the second half, the Yachtsmen went backwards. Literally. After mustering 130 yards in the first 24 minutes and coming within ei...

  • North area schools kick off fall season

    Under beautiful blue skies with a nip in the air, the 2009 fall sports season kicked off last weekend. It didn't take long for local standouts to make their mark, suggesting that this autumn will prove to be yet another full of triumph. Here's a glimpse: Football...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Royal River Striper tournament upcoming The Royal River Striper fishing tournament, the largest striper tournament in the state, will be held Saturday and Sunday in Yarmouth. There will be a captain's dinner Friday at the Royal River Grill House in Yarmouth. FMI, 846-9050 or

  • Falmouth pair win mother-child tennis title

    Falmouth's Connor and Curran Burfeind recently captured the mother-child 18-and-under division at the ninth annual Pilot Pen Family Classic tennis championship in New Haven, Conn. More than 4,500 participants started out in quest of the title. Connor and Curran were presented their award by tour pro...

  • Local tennis players win title

    On Aug. 18 and 19, a team of boys and girls ages 14-and-under from Maine Pines Racquet and Fitness in Brunswick competed in the USTA New England Junior Team Tennis Sectional Championships in Springfield, Mass. The team faced squads from Rhode Island, Connecticut and Eastern Massachusetts and won ag...

  • New season opens in style for Portland area teams

    Under beautiful blue skies with a nip in the air, the 2009 fall sports season kicked off last weekend. It didn't take long for local standouts to make their mark, suggesting that this autumn will prove to be yet another full of triumph. Here's a glimpse: Football...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Royal River Striper tournament upcoming The Royal River Striper fishing tournament, the largest striper tournament in the state, will be held Saturday and Sunday in Yarmouth. There will be a captain's dinner Friday at the Royal River Grill House in Yarmouth. FMI, 846-9050 or ...

  • One down, 11 to go for Cape Elizabeth; Capers excel early, roll to workmanlike 32-0 season-opening win at Poland

    POLAND—It took the Cape Elizabeth football team less than two minutes to seize control of its season-opening contest Saturday afternoon in Poland, but despite a 19-point first period, the Capers never pulled away to an expected romp over the improved Knights. Poland was able to mo...

  • Deering frustrates Portland in football opener; Two Ross second half TDs the difference in 14-0 victory

    PORTLAND—Friday evening's first Deering-Portland football regular season opener in recent memory was supposed to be a back-and-forth offensive shootout. Instead, the huge crowd on hand witnessed the host Rams and improved Bulldogs combine for only 143 yards, six penalties and a pa...