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  • Deering ties Gorham in knots, rolls to win on big stage

    PORTLAND—Deering's boys' basketball team doesn't have a lot of size and doesn't knock down a lot of outside shots, but the Rams can make life miserable for the opposition nonetheless. That's because nobody forces turnovers, gets out and runs and finishes like this budding contender a...

  • South Portland's size, depth too much for Scarborough

    SOUTH PORTLAND—South Portland's boys' basketball team boasts the kind of size that Scarborough can only dream of and that disparity went a long way toward deciding the teams' showdown Saturday afternoon at Beal Gymnasium. Early on, Red Riots junior Jack Fiorini, who stands 6-foot-5, ...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Bowdoin hosting US women's Select hockey team Bowdoin College will host the United States Women's Select Hockey Team this week as they prepare for the 2010 Four Nations Cup. On Friday Team USA, featuring 11 Olympians, will face Team Sweden in a pre-tournament game at Watso...

  • Bowdoin teams enjoy playoff wins

    Bowdoin College enjoyed home cooking and playoff success last week. Nick Powell (who scored the game's opening goal) and the top-ranked men's soccer team defeated Bates, 5-2, in the NESCAC quarterfinals, setting up a semifinal round showdown against Wesleyan Saturday. The Polar Bears (12-1-2) are...

  • Brunswick football upset win highlights playoff weekend

    A dramatic weekend of football, soccer and cross country action is in the books and local teams made plenty of noise. Here's a glimpse: Football A year ago, as the No. 3 seed, the Brunswick football team went to powerhouse Lawrence and sprung an upset in the ...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    PBC hosting New England championships For the third straight year, the Portland Boxing club will host the USA boxing New England championships, with the quarterfinals and semifinals Nov. 6 and 13 at the Club and the championships at the Stevens Avenue Armory on Nov. 27. Wi...

  • New champions steal headlines at cross-country state meet

    Saturday's cross-country state championship meet in Belfast featured a bit of the unexpected. While Falmouth and Greely's quest to win the Class B boys' crown was denied by Caribou, Class C had a decidedly Forecaster Country feel as North Yarmouth Acdemy won its first boys' crown in eight ...

  • Falmouth girls still standing after upsetting Yarmouth in semis; Greely also denied

    The Falmouth girls' soccer team is certainly resilient. After a tumultuous regular season which saw a coach step down (and another apparently leave, only to return) and on-the-field play result in a four-game losing streak, the Yachtsmen have definitely saved their best fo...

  • NYA field hockey back on top

    ORONO — A year after its season ended in heartbreak, the North Yarmouth Academy field hockey team has no peer. The Panthers, who beat Dexter in overtime for the 2008 Class C crown, but lost to the Tigers, 1-0, a year ago, made it two championships in three seasons and three in progra...

  • Falmouth upsets Yarmouth in girls' soccer semis

    YARMOUTH—Just weeks after its season was at a crossroads, the Falmouth girls' soccer team will take part in the Western Class B Final. That's because the fourth-ranked Yachtsmen have peaked at the right time and Saturday afternoon stunned host Yarmouth, the top seed, 1-0 in the semif...