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  • SP softball team wins district title

    The South Portland American softball team recently captured the District Six 11/12-year-old tournament at Scarborough High School with victories over Deering-Bayside, Cumberland/North Yarmouth, Westbrook, Cape Elizabeth, Gray-New Gloucester and two wins over South Portland National (1-0 and 7-5)...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Legion season winding down The American and Junior Legion postseasons are set to begin. The latest Zone 4 standings had Cumberland (Greely) at 8-8, Yarmouth at 7-7 and Falmouth at 2-15. Only four teams make the zone playoffs this season and the winner will be dete...

  • Local sailors place second at Massachusetts regatta

    Falmouth's Charlie Lalumiere and Cumberland Foreside's Hannah Twombly, both age 14 and racing for the Portland Yacht Club's 420 race team, came in second overall out of 41 boats competing in their class at a recent event at the Hingham (Mass.) Yacht Club. It was the first regatta for both Lalumiere,...

  • Local players part of runner-up softball team

    The U-16 Southern Maine Flame ASA softball team, featuring local players, recently took home the runner-up trophy at the Eric Whitten Memorial Tournament. Kneeling (left to right): Kayla Santheson, Alana Peoples, Chelsea Watson, Ally Boyington, Lauren Nicholson, Jen Field.

  • Falmouth softball team wins regional crown

    Falmouth beat Westbrook 8-1 to win the championship game of the Maine District 6 Junior Softball All-Star championship for the second year in a row. Falmouth advanced to the state tournament in Saco. Front row (left to right): Amanda Carver, Leigh Wyman, Izzi Grasso. Ba...

  • Athletes make their mark at Clam Festival

    YARMOUTH — In addition to all of the other diversions at the Yarmouth Clam Festival last weekend, there were also athletic competitions, including a road race, bike race and tennis. The Pat's Pizza Clam Festival Classic 5-mile race was held Saturday and a familiar name took the title. North ...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Legion season winding down The American and Junior Legion postseasons are set to begin. The latest Zone 4 standings had Deering High-populated Nova Seafood boasting a 12-4 mark. First Title (comprised of Cheverus High players) was 8-9-1. Andrews Post (Portland High)... 1

  • Beyond Fenway: New England summer pro teams beckon

    There's nothing like going to Fenway Park in the summer, but if you're looking for a less expensive, less crowded outing, there are several good alternatives. Over the past two weeks, I sampled three of them. Here is what I found: Boston Lobsters: Co-ed World Team Tennis

  • Shortstop Powers Deering to a baseball dynasty

    Remember those first grainy, black-and-white baseball clips of the old-time greats? Maybe Shoeless Joe, or some other legend of the game's more idyllic times? At a pace defying the inherent leisure of a game of catch, due in large part to archaic means, they quickly snared each pass... 1

  • Local golfers take part in unique fundraiser

    Four local golf professionals – including three working in Falmouth – recently participated in a planned all-day golf-a-thon, playing as many holes as possible at Sanford Country Club, to raise money for the Folds of Honor Foundation. The Folds of Honor Foundation provides schol...