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  • Portland no match for Broncos' buzzsaw in Class A Final

    AUGUSTA—A year ago, Portland's boys' basketball team made a powerful early statement en route to a surprisingly easy win over Hampden Academy in the Class A state final. Saturday, the teams met again with a Gold Ball on the line, but instead of playing in Portland like last year, the...

  • Murphy's Miracle sends Cardiac Capers to Class B pinnacle!

    PORTLAND—Joe Geoghegan and Andrew Dickey, move over. Mike Thurston, Jeff Love and Joe Campbell, it's time to make room on Immortality Island. Ethan Murphy has joined the club. If you have to wait 27 years to win a state championship, you might as well make it as dramati...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Cheverus, Waynflete girls ousted in semifinals

    Cheverus and Waynflete, the city of Portland's two remaining girls' soccer teams, each made it to their respective semifinals, but no further. The Stags were ousted in the Western A semis for the fourth time since 2004. Ranked fifth, Cheverus won at No. 4 Sanford, 1-0, in the quarterfinals...