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Sports

  • Freeport roars past Morse, advances to regional final

    FREEPORT—Despite a program-best 10 victories and recent tournament success, the Freeport girls' lacrosse team isn't getting much attention these days. And that's just fine with the Falcons. Monday afternoon, Freeport hosted Morse in an Eastern Class B semifinal and served noti...

  • Waynflete tennis teams win more hardware; Deering boys, Portland girls fall in regional final

    Four city tennis teams made it to the regional finals and two, a very familiar two at that, took home state championships. All As for two Cs Waynflete's dominance over Class C has been so consistent that it feels like the Flyers just take the court and get handed a trophy, but in ...

  • Local 8th grade girls win hoops tourney in Boston

    The Blue Wave girls' 8th grade basketball team went 6-0 and won the Zero Gravity national tournament in Boston June 13-14, beating the Lady Spartans of N.H., 61-43, in the final. It was the first national event for the Blue Wave program, which started i...

  • SP boys erupt to reach regional final for first time

    SOUTH PORTLAND—It there was ever such a thing as a "good loss," the one that the South Portland boys' lacrosse team suffered at the hands of four-time defending Class A champion Scarborough in the regular season finale would qualify. While that setback denied the Red Riots a perfect ...

  • Yarmouth girls survive NYA scare, off to regional final

    YARMOUTH—If there's ever a rivalry where previous results and win-loss records mean absolutely nothing, it's Yarmouth-North Yarmouth Academy girls' lacrosse. Saturday afternoon, 23 days after the Clippers left the Panthers in their wake in a 17-8 regular season romp, the ancient foes...

  • The 25th time's the charm! Cape stuns Waynflete in semifinals

    PORTLAND—It ended memorably, fittingly and gloriously. And now that a 24-ton gorilla has been shed at last from its shoulders, the Cape Elizabeth girls' lacrosse team has an opportunity to make even more history. Saturday afternoon at Fore River Fields, in a Western Class B se...

  • Cheverus girls come alive to win semifinal

    PORTLAND—It takes a lot to faze a senior-laden team which has a state championship in its back pocket and despite digging an early two-goal hole Saturday afternoon, the Cheverus girls' lacrosse team didn't panic. And that sense of composure might just lead the Stags back to the Promi...

  • Scarborough girls go cold, lose at TA

    SACO—It started fast, progressed into frustration and in the end, was a microcosm of the Scarborough girls' lacrosse team's season. Scarborough traveled to neighboring Thornton Academy for a Western Class A semifinal Saturday afternoon and as they did in starting the year with a surp...

  • Four but no more...Scarborough's reign ended by TA

    SCARBOROUGH—For four seasons, when the calendar struck June, the Scarborough boys' lacrosse team kicked it into gear, made plays and had no peer in Class A. All good things must end, however, and Saturday morning at the Kippy Mitchell Sports Complex, the Red Storm's reign came to a c...

  • Yarmouth outlasts Greely in softball quarterfinal

    YARMOUTH—After waiting eight years for a playoff victory, what was another 2 hours and 45 minutes to the Yarmouth softball team? Well, for starters, those 165 minutes were grueling and agonizing, but in the end, they proved downright exhilarating. The Clippers hosted rival Gre...