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  • South Sports Roundup

    Locals to cap high school career in benefit soccer game Several local soccer standouts will put a bow on their high school careers when they part in the 25th annual SMAA-WMC all-star tournament to benefit Special Olympics Maine Tuesday at Westbrook High School. The women's game starts at...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Maine Basketball Hall of Fame golf tournament upcoming The second annual Maine Basketball Hall of Fame golf scramble will be held Monday, Aug. 10 at the Falmouth Country Club. Tee time is 8 a.m. The cost is $125 for an individual or $625 for a team. FMI, 504-6182.

  • Local baseball players compete in S. Carolina

    The Maine Squeeze U-12 baseball team took part in a recent tournament in South Carolina and placed fourth behind teams from Florida, Pennsylvania and Virginia. From the left: Coach Lee Buzzell, Connor Garland, Mark Buzzell, Matt Crockett, Kohl Ross, Casey Sudbeck, Gage Cote, Jimmy Dibiase...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Yarmouth Little Leaguers eliminated The Yarmouth 11- and 12-year-old Little League team – the District 6 and State of Maine champions – was eliminated last week from the New England Regional in Bristol, Conn. Yarmouth opened with a 5-2 loss to Goffstown, N.H., bou...

  • Local sailors earn top finishes

    The Maine State Optimist Championships were held at Portland Yacht Club on Aug. 9 and 10 and featured a couple of local champions. Ian MacDiarmid of the Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club was first. Falmouth's Caleb Robinson (second from right) placed fourth and Yarmouth's Ben Palmer (far right) came in ...

  • Local tennis team wins district crown

    Local women's tennis players competing for The Racquettes, playing out of The Woodlands Club in Falmouth, won the level 3.5 district title last week. The Racquettes next play in the USTA Sectionals Aug. 26-28 in Springfield, Mass. Front row (left to right): Mary Fitzgerald, Anne Lafond, K...

  • My favorites players are...

    Two weeks ago, I compared the 20 best baseball players in the game today to my 20 favorite bands. In celebration of the subjectivity of the music list, I thought I would share a rundown of my favorite baseball players, position-by-position. Naturally, the list will be Red Sox-heavy, so I&...

  • Local hurling team competes at tournament

    The Maine Gaelic Sports Alliance U-12 boys and girls participated in the recent National Continental Youth championships in Canton, Mass., which showcased all Gaelic Sports. The Maine GSA, in its inaugural year, fielded a spirited youth hurling team known as the Gael Force. The team of kids, betw...

  • 'Big Dog Party 'a top dog at Monhegan race

    Division 1 winner "Big Dog Party," skippered by Pete Price, jockeys for position at the start of the Portland Yacht Club Monhegan/Manana/Seguin Trophy Race last weekend.

  • Beach to Beacon a big hit

    A massive throng of humanity sets off in quest of glory as the 14th annual Beach to Beacon race begins Saturday in Cape Elizabeth. In all, 5,876 runners took part. They hailed from 12 countries and 43 states. The overall winner was Kenyan Micah Kogo, who had a time of 27 minutes, 48 seconds. Ahez...