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  • Whaley's arm, bat lead McAuley past Cheverus

    PORTLAND—This was just the beginning. Monday afternoon at Larry K. Mahaney Athletic Park, McAuley's softball team won its first game of the 2015 season, new coach Dawn Armandi registered the first victory of her career and the Lions hinted that bigger and better things are in store t...

  • Scarborough softball overwhelms SP in opener

    SOUTH PORTLAND—Scarborough's softball team might not even need "Disney Magic" this spring. That's because the Red Storm appear to be an absolute juggernaut and they have the calendar on their side. In each of the past four odd-numbered seasons, Scarborough has captured the Cla...

  • Simonds says regional final....Falmouth upsets SP behind record-tying performance

    PORTLAND—Every once in awhile, a player produces a performance that you just have to salute. Falmouth senior Jack Simonds put on such a show Friday evening at the Cross Insurance Arena. Leading his underappreciated third-ranked Yachtsmen into their Western Class A semifinal ro...

  • Portland survives Deering in semifinal instant classic

    PORTLAND—Portland and Deering have been doing battle on the hardwood since not long after Dr. James Naismith invented the game of basketball. It's safe to say that none of the ancient rivals' 219 previous meetings were quite as impactful as Friday evening's Western Class A semifinal ...

  • Yarmouth's dream ends with upset loss to Lake Region

    PORTLAND—A season of triumph and promise ended in abject agony Thursday evening. Yarmouth's boys' basketball team, which exceeded expectations this winter and finished atop the Western Class B Heal Points standings, entered its semifinal against No. 4 Lake Region at the Cross Insuran...

  • Cape boys take care of Lincoln, reach regional final

    PORTLAND—Some people appreciate music or fine art. To the eye of Cape Elizabeth boys' basketball coach Jim Ray, nothing is more beautiful than smothering defense and unselfish, balanced offense. With that in mind, the Capers put forth a virtuoso performance during Thursday eve...

  • Cinderella Capers break records, make history

    PORTLAND—Cinderella lives. Does she ever. A little over a week after having to go on the road to play a preliminary round game just to reach the tournament, Cape Elizabeth's girls' basketball team is one of two teams left standing in Western Class B. Thursday afternoon ...

  • Greely dominates GNG in stunning semifinal statement

    Greely's girls' basketball team celebrates at the horn of Thursday's 57-34 semifinal round win over Gray-New Gloucester. More photos below.

  • Basketball tournament underway as postseason heats up

    (Ed. Note: Due to their timing and the timing of our print deadline, we'll recap the indoor track, swimming and skiing state meets next week) The basketball tournament is in full swing, the wrestling season is over and the boys' hockey playoffs are about to commence. It's b...

  • Bowdoin men dominate Bates

    Bowdoin's Matt Palecki goes up for two of his 12 points during the Polar Bears' 98-70 home romp over Bates last weekend. Lucas Hausman had 44 points to tie the program record as Bowdoin improved to 16-6 (6-3 in NESCAC play).