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  • Stretch run begins as January ends

    The winter sports season is rapidly coming to a close and once we dig out from all this snow, the final chapter of the regular season should be memorable. The girls' hockey regular season comes to an end this week, while basketball culminates a week from Friday. It won't be long until swim...

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC men still perfect in conference The Southern Maine Community College men's basketball team passed two more tests last week, winning at home over Unity College (103-55) and at U. Maine-Presque Isle (74-64) to improve to 17-1 overall and...

  • McAuley edges Deering in down-to-the-wire thriller

    PORTLAND—They did it again. McAuley and Deering have made a habit of producing palpitating, down-to-the-wire girls' basketball showdowns and Tuesday evening, the longtime Stevens Avenue rivals added another chapter. One that took all 1,920 seconds to decide. Two teams t...

  • Waynflete girls down Traip, stay unbeaten

    PORTLAND—Waynflete's girls' basketball team is still a work in progress, but when the Flyers get things rolling, they're a lot fun to watch. Tuesday afternoon, Waynflete hosted Traip Academy and after struggling for a quarter, it turned up the intensity and pulled away. Behind...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Hoop Shoot contest Saturday Portland Elks Lodge 188 will hold a foul shooting contest Saturday at the McAuley gym. Registration is 9 a.m. There will categories for girls and boys in age groups 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13. The winners advance to the district shoot-off. FMI, 773-6426. Chr...

  • Cape girls start fast in win at Freeport

    FREEPORT—You couldn't ask for a better start than the one enjoyed by the Cape Elizabeth girls' basketball team in both the first and second halves Monday evening at Freeport. And while the Capers weren't able to sustain it over 32 minutes, the jump they got carried them to a victory....

  • Falmouth athletes commit to Bowdoin

    Falmouth seniors Noah Nelson (right) and Jack Simonds have committed to attend and play sports at Bowdoin College. Nelson will play quarterback with the football team, while Simonds will play basketball.

  • Cheverus keeps shooting, starts scoring, beats Cape

    PORTLAND—If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Cheverus' boys' hockey team stuck to that ancient motto Saturday evening in a game that began with overwhelming frustration, but ended in sweet victory. Facing Cape Elizabeth in a key early season tilt, the Stags put 22 s...

  • McAuley hits its stride, earns key win over Gorham

    PORTLAND—McAuley's girls' basketball team has demonstrated a bit of a Jekyll and Hyde personality in the early stage of the 2014-15 season. Friday evening, the Lions showed off both aspects in their home opener when dangerous Gorham paid a visit, but in the end, the good Lions won ou...

  • Capeflete blanks Cheverus, back in win column

    PORTLAND—It wasn't a thing of beauty, but the Capeflete girls' hockey team didn't need pretty, it just needed a win. Saturday afternoon at the Portland Ice Arena, Capeflete got its much-needed victory, downing Cheverus, 3-0. It certainly didn't come easily, as Stags junior Tay...