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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'...

  • Yarmouth returns to home winning ways versus Cheverus

    YARMOUTH—There's little doubt that the end of a record, mindboggling win streak brought disappointment to the Yarmouth boys' lacrosse program Friday night. But the best thing that could have happened to the Clippers occurred Saturday evening when they got to return to their turf fiel...

  • Brunswick girls win a stunner at Falmouth

    FALMOUTH—The Brunswick girls' lacrosse team might not be the juggernaut of years past, but the 2011 Dragons appear to be hitting their stride at the optimal time. Saturday morning, at a red-hot and confident Falmouth team riding a four-game win streak, Brunswick got the jump early an...

  • Yarmouth fends off Marshwood's upset bid

    YARMOUTH—The Yarmouth girls' lacrosse team faced a daunting dose of adversity Saturday afternoon, but demonstrated once again the heart, skill and determination which has placed it on the short list of favorites to win the Class B state title. Already playing without injured senior d...

  • The streak is over; Yarmouth's nine-year, 73-game run ends with 14-5 loss to Falmouth

    Friday evening, for the first time in nine years, someone other than the host Clippers celebrated victory at Yarmouth's turf field. Falmouth pulled away late for its first-ever win over the Clippers and became the first road team to win in Yarmouth since May 24, 2002, 14-5.More photos belo...

  • Gallant named new Deering football coach

    The high-powered Deering football program has a new head coach. Jon Gallant, an assistant with the program for several years, and the Southern Maine Activities Association's Assistant Coach of the Year in 2010, will replace Greg Stilphen (who stepped down earlier this year). Gallant...

  • Softball showdown looms as local teams keep winning

    The Scarborough and South Portland softball juggernauts haven't been tested much this spring. That's about to change in a big way. Monday afternoon, at Wainwright Field, in one of the most highly anticipated regular season showdowns in years, the defending Class A champion Red Riots...

  • Deering shows Portland no mercy

    PORTLAND—The scoring barrage continues for the Deering baseball team. Coming off a two-game stretch in which they tallied 40 runs, the Rams hung nine first inning runs on Portland, added the mercy rule-inducing 10th in the second inning and pushed across one more for good measure in ...

  • SP primes for Scarborough showdown with 7-2 win at TA

    SACO—While the local softball world can't help but look ahead to Monday afternoon's "Game of the Year" between South Portland and Scarborough, the Red Riots, the defending Class A state champions, have been very good about focusing on the matter at hand. The Red Riots came to once-be...