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  • Deering wins Saturday morning special at Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH—First-year Deering baseball coach Josh Stowell said prior to Saturday's 10 a.m. contest that it was good for his players to have an early wakeup call. He was right. Despite the hour and a sluggish first inning, the Rams continued their surprising march to a winning...

  • Yarmouth Express rolls on with win over Waynflete

    YARMOUTH—The good times keep rolling for the Yarmouth boys' lacrosse team. Friday evening, the red-hot Clippers hosted Waynflete and while they ran into some familiar offensive problems, they figured them out and took care of business. Yarmouth's defense pitched a shutout in t...

  • Track, tennis playoffs set to begin

    The postseason has arrived for outdoor track and tennis. Falmouth, Freeport, Greely, North Yarmouth Academy and Yarmouth's track teams will join the rest of the Western Maine Conference at Falmouth High Saturday morning for the conference's championship meet. This past Friday, Yarmo...

  • SP beats Scarborough in softball showdown, 3-1

    SOUTH PORTLAND—For the time being, bragging rights go to South Portland. The defending and unblemished Class A state champion Red Riots softball team finally met up with unbeaten rival Scarborough Tuesday afternoon at Wainwright Farms, eight days and two postponements later than expe...

  • 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 comple...

  • Regular season winds down in Portland

    While it has felt like anything but summer around here, May is soon to give way to June, meaning the 2011 spring sports season is nearing its conclusion. The track postseason begins Saturday and tennis' playoffs commence next week. Baseball, softball and lacrosse teams only have a couple m...

  • Strong turnout for Run for Hope 5K

    More than 200 runners and walkers took part in the fifth annual Run for Hope 5K at Catherine McAuley High School on May 14. Boston's Tommy Nagy was the top finisher (18 minutes, 32 seconds). South Portland's Marjorie Haney was the fastest female (19:56). The top student finisher was Becca Kaiser ...

  • Scarborough primes for SP showdown with 7-1 win over McAuley

    SCARBOROUGH—The Scarborough softball team has eagerly awaited its shot at defending Class A champion South Portland, the team which ended the Red Storm's championship reign a year ago. While Scarborough will finally get its crack at the Red Riots Tuesday afternoon (weather permitting...

  • Deering stymied by Westbrook in baseball showdown

    PORTLAND—The Deering baseball team entered Saturday afternoon's showdown with preseason favorite Westbrook looking to show the Blue Blazes and the rest of the league that the road to the championship will once again go through the purple and white. Instead, the Rams learned they have...

  • Deering dazzles, dominates Portland, 8-4

    PORTLAND—You can argue that it was the greatest regular season victory in the history of the Deering boys' lacrosse program. Friday evening, in front of a large and raucous crowd, amid a postseason environment at Memorial Field, the host Rams welcomed fierce rival Portland, a team wh...