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  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Maine Basketball Hall of Fame induction upcoming The inaugural Maine Basketball Hall of Fame will be inducted Thursday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The Hall will honor 22 individuals and one team. Dinner is served from 4 to 5:30 p.m. with the induction following. FMI, 942-638...

  • Kelly could become a hero

    The Red Sox have seen many low points during the 2014 season, but the nadir may have come on August 6. Four-fifths of the Opening Day starting rotation had been traded away, a clear signal that management had no interest in contending this season. Bosto...

  • City skiers compete at states

    Local skiers made their mark on the slopes and trails at venues across the state last week during championship meets. In Class A, the Cheverus girls came in sixth in Alpine, while the boys didn't score as a team. In the giant slalom, Emily Machesney came in fourth (with a time of 1 ...

  • Cheverus swim teams third at Class A meet; McAuley fourth in Class B

    Local swimmers and divers took part in the Class A and B state championship meets last week in Brunswick and Orono and as usual, delivered some impressive performances. In Class A boys' action, at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Cheverus had 244 points and came in third behind Bangor (319.5)...

  • Cheverus boys second at Class A track meet

    There were local highlights aplenty at last week's Class A and B indoor track and field state championship meets. In Class A, at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham, the Cheverus boys finished with 57 points to place second to Brunswick (106). Portland, led by standout Imadhi Zagon,...

  • Portland hockey falls late in quarterfinals

    PORTLAND—Besides parking tickets, there’s always one other thing you can count on from Portland. The athletes from America’s third oldest public high school have never been an easy out regardless of the sport. For a perfect example, consider the undermanned Bulldogs boys’ hockey ch... 1

  • Scarborough rallies to shock Deering in Western A Final

    PORTLAND—Some how, some way, Scarborough's girls' basketball team made history Saturday night. Down by seven points with under six minutes remaining, generating virtually no offense and hoping against hope that senior standout Christy Manning could remain on the floor one foul away from ...

  • Cheverus downs Westbrook to win Western A championship

    PORTLAND—The Cheverus boys' basketball team's triumphant and tumultuous 2009-10 season lives on. The Stags overcame a slow start Saturday night in the Western Class A Final at the Cumberland County Civic Center, but turned up the defense and went on a 23-7 second half run to down No. 2 W...

  • Waynflete's dream ends with regional final loss to Madison

    After a week of drama and triumph at the Augusta Civic Center, the championship dream ended for the Waynflete girls' basketball team amid a flurry of missed shots Saturday evening in the Western Class C Final. The second-ranked Flyers certainly had their chances against No. 1 Madison, but ...

  • Greely denied by York again in regional final

    PORTLAND—Not again! That's the lament of the Greely girls' basketball team after Saturday's Western Class B Final at the Cumberland County Civic Center. The third-ranked Rangers hoped to snap a five-game, three-year losing streak to top-ranked York, their nemesis, but couldn't...