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  • New softball era dawns at McAuley

    At the start of the century, John Moody, with a lot of help from a tenacious and talented shortstop named Dawn Ross, led the Gray-New Gloucester softball team to a pair of Class B state championships. Over a decade has passed, Dawn Ross is now Dawn Armandi, and this spring, the two are tog...

  • Local Nordic ski standouts compete at Eastern championships

    Several local Nordic skiers took part on the Maine team at the recent Eastern High School Championships held at Black Mountain. in Rumford. The Maine Team finished third, competing against top skiers from Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York. Freeport'...

  • Cape rallies past Greely, 7-4

    OLD ORCHARD BEACH—The longtime rival Cape Elizabeth and Greely baseball teams got a jump-start on next week's playoffs in the regular season finale at the Ballpark Tuesday night. When these two squads get together, drama (and often extra innings) ensues and the second encounter of th...

  • Red Riots tame Lions in softball finale

    PORTLAND—The South Portland softball team never met its match during the 2011 regular season. Now, the defending Class A state champion Red Riots look to cap their perfect run with another title. Tuesday afternoon, South Portland won its 16th straight game without a loss this ...

  • Cheverus beats Westbrook in 8, earns top seed for first time

    WESTBROOK—Tuesday's regular season finale between the two best teams in Western Class A, the (entering the game) No. 1 Westbrook Blue Blazes and No. 2 Cheverus Stags, couldn’t be decided in seven innings. The Blue Blazes rallied in the seventh to tie it up, but the Stags’...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    McAuley coach openings Catherine McAuley High School has coaching openings for varsity basketball and field hockey. Past coaching at the high school level is preferred. Applications can be downloaded at mcauleyhs.org, under jobs. Forward comp...

  • Cheverus track teams come in 2nd at Southwesterns; States upcoming

    Both Cheverus outdoor track teams fell short of first place, but turned heads at Saturday's Southern Maine Activities Association championship meet in Scarborough. The boys tallied 86 points to come in second to Bonny Eagle (99). Deering (17 points) finished 10th, Portland (16) placed 11th...

  • Tennis playoffs set; Softball, lax wrap up regular seasons for city teams

    Local softball, lacrosse and tennis teams scrambled to get games and matches in last week, and there was plenty of drama (and one huge surprise) in the mix. The tennis postseason is now upon us, albeit with some alterations, while by press time, baseball (see story), softball and lacrosse ...

  • Furious finish for city baseball teams

    Don't tell city baseball teams that the playoffs start next week. Cheverus, Deering, Portland and Waynflete have been scrambling to make up for lost time and playing big games for over a week now. In the most balanced Western Class A season in memory, Cheverus and Deering are in the...

  • Falmouth gives unbeaten Fryeburg a scare, but falls, 1-0

    FALMOUTH—While the three-time defending Western Class B champion Fryeburg softball team came away with the victory, its 16th in a row this spring, the host Falmouth Yachtsmen didn't slink off the field empty-handed on a sizzling Monday afternoon. The Yachtsmen learned that they can p...