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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'...

  • Waynflete boys edge Greely, 9-8

    PORTLAND—The Waynflete boys' lacrosse team earned a huge vote of confidence and a pivotal victory Tuesday afternoon at Fore River Fields. Barely. Thanks to two crucial saves from senior goalie Will Hallett in the final 14 seconds, the Flyers managed to hold off visiting Greely...

  • McAuley softball off to another fast start

    A year ago, the McAuley softball team shot out of the gate and stunned the local softball "experts" by becoming the feel-good story of the season. Those Lions won a program-record 11 games and made it to the playoffs for the first time in five years, earning Shelby Bryant (then a sophomore...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Portland rugby team drops a close one The Portland U-19 boys' rugby club lost a very close match to Seacoast (N.H.) Rugby Club Saturday in a game played on the turf at the Amesbury (Mass.) Sports Park. The match was dominated by Seacoast in the first half, as they took advantage of Por...

  • Plenty of baseball excitement so far

    The 2011 baseball season is only a few games old, but so far, teams from the city have indulged in their share of thrillers. As was the case a year ago, the Cheverus Stags are fast out of the gate, winning their first four games. The Stags opened with a 4-1 victory at Scarborough last Mond...

  • Lax drama aplenty; Track and tennis seasons underway

    While baseball and softball have provided plenty of memories in the early going (please see stories), lacrosse, track and tennis are also in full gear. As the calendar flips, here's a glimpse at how those sports have shaken out to date: Boys' lacrosse The Deering boys' lacrosse te...

  • Yarmouth, Cape split lax doubleheader

    CAPE ELIZABETH—Two of the state's premier lacrosse schools met in a girls'/boys' doubleheader Monday evening at Hannaford Field. In the first game, the Yarmouth girls continued their early season transcendence with yet another sparkling offensive performance. For the third game in a ...

  • Kennebunk upsets Waynflete, 12-10

    PORTLAND—The Kennebunk girls' lacrosse team has been one of the state's best over the past decade, but the Rams haven't been able to solve one particular nemesis. The Waynflete Flyers. Over the years, Kennebunk has lost its share of painful games and has seen too many seasons ...

  • Falmouth juggernaut rolls on with 13-3 win at Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH—Chalk up another emphatic, impressive win for the Falmouth boys' lacrosse team. Saturday afternoon at defending Class A champion Scarborough, the Yachtsmen got off to a slow start and led just 2-1 after one period, but once Falmouth hit its stride, the Red Storm simply co...