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  • Women basketball players win gold medals

    Several local women won gold medals competing in basketball at the Maine Senior Games earlier in this month. From left, Tammie Higgins (Portland), Janet Grondin (Brunswick), Rita Maines (Brunswick), Jill Chinnery, (Colorado), Karen Croteau (Harpswell) and Nancy Fortin (Richmond) led the "Freedom"...

  • Yarmouth boys continue surge with win over York

    YARMOUTH—When the Yarmouth boys' soccer team is clicking, it's a sight to behold. Now if the Clippers would only stop digging themselves a hole, they'd be close to invincible. Saturday evening, Yarmouth continued its recent strong play with a dizzying display of ball control a...

  • Mt. Ararat names top winter athletes

    Mt. Ararat High School recently held its Winter Sports Awards night. The varsity boys' basketball team named Tyler Pelletier the Outstanding Senior. The Coach's Award went to Keith Getch. The junior varsity boys' basketball squad gave its Coach's Award to Eric Napoleon. Tyler...

  • Top NYA winter athletes honored

    North Yarmouth Academy recently honored its top winter athletes. The boys' basketball team gave its Coaches' award to Nick Rayder. Andrew Esancy was named Most Valuable Player. The girls' basketball squad gave its MVP to Blair Haggett. Jaime Rogers won the Coaches' award. The...

  • Freeport winter stars hailed

    Freeport recently gave out awards to its top high school and middle school winter athletes. At the high school, the boys' varsity basketball team named Thomas Dorsey its Most Valuable Player. The Coach's award went to Josh Weirich. The Booster's Pride and Character award was given to Jacks...

  • Yarmouth AD honored

    Yarmouth athletic director Susan Robbins (left) was named an "Unsung Heroine in Maine Sports" at Friday's Mentoring Women in Sports XII in Augusta. Robbins was hailed as a "visionary leader" and "a pioneer who always focuses on student-athletes. Yarmouth principal Ted Hall said that, "Susan is an...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Local gymnasts shine at recent meets Seven local gymnasts secured top three all-around finishes at the recent USA Gymnastics-Maine Sectional meet and Level 8 Maine state championship meet. Yarmouth's Hannah Elrick, 13, won the Level 8 state title in her age group. Falmouth...

  • Falmouth athlete triumphs over concussion symptoms

    There's no such thing as a mild concussion. Just ask Tim Greene. In August, Greene, a 16-year-old sophomore at Falmouth High School, suffered what was believed to be a "mild concussion" in a junior varsity football game. Then, for months, he could barely function. Luck...

  • Local hockey team wins state title

    The Casco Bay Hockey Association Peewee Travel Tier I team, featuring players from Forecaster Country, recently won the state championship, rallying from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Bangor Freeze, 4-3, in overtime, and will represent Maine in the national championships in Virginia April 7-11.

  • Celtics fans should keep the faith

    Can the Boston Celtics regain the NBA championship? After improving their record to 23-5 with a Christmas Day victory at Orlando, it seemed possible. Then injuries hit (standouts Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce missing 10 and nine games, respectively) and they lost 19 of their next 37 games....