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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'...

  • NYA fights off Greely's upset bid in triple OT

    YARMOUTH—It took 58 minutes, 24 seconds of game time and 140 minutes of real time and it was worth every second for the North Yarmouth Academy boys' lacrosse team. "It" was a 10-9 triple overtime win over visiting upset-minded Greely Wednesday afternoon, the Panthers' first victory o...

  • Bell tolls for Yarmouth (seven times) as Clippers down NYA, 16-9

    YARMOUTH—A year ago, in a frustrating regional final loss at North Yarmouth Academy, the Yarmouth girls' lacrosse team was held scoreless in the second half. Tuesday afternoon, back at NYA, in the first of three likely meetings this spring with their fiercest rival, the Clippers erup...

  • Spring sports underway in Portland

    The 2011 spring sports season is now underway in earnest. While most of the action to date has involved city boys' lacrosse teams, everyone else either has or is about to start up a new campaign. Baseball Deering and Portland began their baseball seasons last week, while Ch...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Portland rugby team evens record After losing their opening game to Kearsage, N.H., 17-5, the Portland boys' U-19 rugby club defeated the Collegiate B-side, 46-0, Saturday at the Cumberland Fairgrounds. As part of the Maine College Cup Tournament, played annually between men's and...

  • Deering baseball holds off SP, 4-3

    SOUTH PORTLAND—Not much separated the perennial powerhouse Deering Rams and host South Portland Red Riots in the teams' mutual baseball opener on a brisk, but pleasant Friday afternoon at Wainwright Field. When all was said and done, the Rams had just enough to win, 4-3, thanks to st...

  • Allen's 7 goals led Deering to romp over SP

    PORTLAND-A year ago versus South Portland, Carleton Allen was dealt the lowest moment of high school career. Saturday morning/afternoon against the Red Riots, Allen enjoyed one of his finest. Allen, a senior standout for the fast-starting Deering boys' lacrosse team, suffered a seas...

  • Scarborough boys stifle Cheverus, 4-1

    PORTLAND—The defending Class A state champion Scarborough boys' lacrosse team will likely have a very potent offensive attack before all is said and done, but so far in 2011, the Red Storm have relied on an almost impenetrable defense. After blanking South Portland in the opener, Sca...

  • Deering improves to 2-0 by holding off TA

    PORTLAND—While its prolific offense failed to materialize for most of Wednesday's contest, the Deering boys' lacrosse team showed it can grind out a victory as it battled its way to a 9-6 home win over Thornton Academy at Memorial Field. The Rams went over 17 minutes without a goal i...