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  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Outdoor track all-state team named The Maine Track and Cross Country Coaches' Association recently named its all-state team, which included several local standouts. The girls' first-team included Cheverus' Kiera Murray and McAuley's Olivia Smith. Deering's Rashad Zagon was an honorable m...

  • Should they stay or should they go? Struggling Sox have decisions to make

    Since jettisoning A.J. Pierzynski, the Red Sox have had the feel of a winning team, whether because of some motivation they drew from Pierzynski’s departure or Christian Vazquez’s arrival or because they’ve played a lot of bad teams. ...

  • No shortage of highlights for Portland teams

    (Ed. Note: We recapped the basketball season in last week's edition) Winter sports fans had plenty of options the past few months. There was ample drama on the ice, slopes, trails, track, mat and in the pool. Two local boys' hockey teams made the playoffs. The Cheverus girl...

  • Portland skater part of national champion

    Portland's Caroline Paras, third skater in the middle, was part of the Esprit de Corps adult team which won the national title earlier this month at the 2010 U.S. Synchronized championships in Minnesota. Paras was a spectator a year ago and was inspired to make the four-hour roundtrip to Lexingto...

  • Ferrante returns to coach McAuley softball

    Softball coach Robbie Ferrante, who coached at McAuley nearly three decades ago, will be the program's new coach this spring, replacing Danielle Salvaggio, the school announced last week. Ferrante was the varsity coach at Portland High until 2008, leading the Bulldogs to the 2004 Class A state ch...

  • Former Cheverus star leads college hockey team to playoffs

    Former Cheverus girls' hockey player Mollie Fitzpatrick, now a sophomore at Norwich University, helped lead her team to its second straight ECAC championship. Fitzpatrick, a 2008 Cheverus graduate and a Falmouth native, is a product of the Maine Girls' Ice Hockey program.

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Portland hockey team earns sportsmanshp awardFor the second straight year, the Portland High boys' ice hockey team won the Western Class A Coaches' Sportsmanship award for Tier II. The Bulldogs went 9-10 this season and made it to the regional quarterfinals....

  • Local skiers impress at Eastern championships

    Several local skiers had top finishes at the recent state Alpine shootout at Mt. Abram where the top 90 skiers in the state competed to earn a chance to compete at the Eastern High School championships in New Hampshire. Local boys' qualifiers included Freeport's Ryan Collet (fourth), Cape Elizabe...

  • Faithfull named Mr. Basketball

    BANGOR— After a roller-coaster senior campaign, Cheverus point guard Indiana Faithfull finished in style. Faithfull, who led the Stags to their second Class A state championship in three seasons on Feb. 27, added a special feather to his cap Friday night at Husson University when he was ... 1

  • Bowdoin women advance to sectionals

    Bowdoin College refuses to let the winter sports season come to a close. Women's basketball Last weekend, the women's basketball team defeated Baruch, 67-53, and Western Connecticut, 65-43, to advance to the "Sweet 16," or sectionals of the Division III tournament, ...