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  • Purpura turning heads for Washington and Lee

    Yarmouth's Lindsey Purpura, now a senior captain for the Washington and Lee field hockey team, is impressing with her play. Purpura scored twice and added two assists, good for six points, in her seven starts as a midfielder this autumn.

  • Former Yarmouth standout scores clutch college TD

    Former Yarmouth High standout Anders Overhaug, who played a key role on the Clippers' 2010 and 2011 Class C state championship teams, made his presence felt at the college level last weekend. Overhaug, a junior receiver and special teams player at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, caug...

  • Falmouth boys' track repeats as Class B champion; Greely boys second, Class C ppd

    It took the Falmouth boys' track team six years to win its first Class B state championship, but No. 2 followed immediately as the Yachtsmen repeated with a 104-point performance at Windham High School Saturday. Greely finished second with 76.5 points. Yarmouth did not score. On the...

  • Falmouth, NYA girls' tennis back to regional final; Falmouth boys upset

    Forecaster Country girls' tennis dynasties Falmouth and North Yarmouth Academy were closing in on more championship hardware heading into Wednesday's regional final round. In Western B, the top-ranked, undefeated, two-time defending champion Yachtsmen continued to crush all comers and have...

  • Greely softball thinking Class B title

    On the heels of its finest regular season since 2005, the Greely softball team now turns its attention to winning the Class B state championship for the first time since 2002. The Rangers, who went 14-2 and earned the No. 3 seed for the Western B tournament, will host No. 6 Lincoln (13-3) ...

  • Waynflete baseball ousted in preliminary round

    OLD ORCHARD BEACH—The Waynflete baseball team made it into the 2010 playoffs, but its stay was brief. Despite a valiant effort Tuesday afternoon, the Flyers, the ninth seed, were one-and-done as they were hampered by defensive miscues and a lack of consistent offense in a 5-2 loss to...

  • Three city tennis teams still alive

    After an action-packed and rain-plagued opening week of the high school tennis playoffs, three local teams will make the trip to Lewiston for the regional finals. The two-time defending Class C state champion Waynflete boys, as expected, have steamrolled through their field into the Wester...

  • Cheverus, McAuley softball eye postseason glory

    Ever since their epic and improbable regular season opener back on April 24, the Cheverus and McAuley softball teams have stolen their share of headlines. Now, the Stags and Lions turn their attention to making a run in the Western Class A playoffs. Cheverus wound up fourth in the r...

  • Four city boys' lax teams primed for playoffs; Portland's repeat bid looking good

    Portland's first-ever Class A boys' lacrosse championship a year ago appeared to come at a pretty steep price as the Bulldogs graduated most of their impact players and were expected to come back to the pack in 2010. Guess again. Instead, the Bulldogs capped the second undefeated re...

  • Deering baseball top seed again; Cheverus, Waynflete also playoff-bound

    The 2010 high school baseball playoffs got underway Tuesday afternoon when the Flyers of Waynflete, coming off their best regular season in seven years, visited Old Orchard Beach in a Western Class C preliminary round contest (please see Web site for game story). The Western A playoffs beg...