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  • Scarborough softball overwhelms SP in opener

    SOUTH PORTLAND—Scarborough's softball team might not even need "Disney Magic" this spring. That's because the Red Storm appear to be an absolute juggernaut and they have the calendar on their side. In each of the past four odd-numbered seasons, Scarborough has captured the Cla...

  • Curran excels as Red Riots blank TA in opener

    SOUTH PORTLAND—If Henry Curran was this dominant on Opening Day, it's frightening to think what he'll do to the opposition in June. South Portland's senior lefthanded ace was almost unhittable on a windy Friday afternoon at Wainwright Farms against Thornton Academy, fanning the first...

  • No sign of the turtle

    The Easter Bunny, along with 49 other finishers, showed up at the eighth annual Save Our Swinging Bridge 5K in Topsham last weekend. The race raised $300 to aid families and businesses affected by a recent fire in Brunswick and provide $2,000 to add to maintenance funds for the Swinging Bridge. T...

  • Waynflete girls hold serve in opener; Flyers down Falmouth, 18-10

    FALMOUTH—The feeling in many quarters holds that the longtime powerhouse Waynflete girls' lacrosse team is vulnerable this spring and perhaps ripe to be toppled in Western Class B for the first time since the sport went to two classes five years ago. Don't believe it. Tuesday ...

  • 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...