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  • Gridiron wins for Falmouth, Greely and Yarmouth

    Falmouth, Greely and Yarmouth's football teams are all 3-1 at the midway point of the regular season and all have legitimate playoff aspirations. Freeport is 1-3, but is still hopeful. Falmouth bounced back from its lone loss with a 42-12 home win over Oceanside Friday night. After Oceansi...

  • Greely outlasts Scarborough in five-setter to stay unbeaten

    SCARBOROUGH—The Greely Rangers just don't panic. The state's premier volleyball program has an inherent understanding of the moment and as a result, is very tough to beat. Make that impossible to beat. At least so far this season. Monday evening, in a showdown be...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • Finding the right golf course for you

    Is there a golf club for you in the Greater Portland area? Definitely. Which club is best depends on the heft of your wallet and personal expectations. With course supply exceeding golfer demand here and most elsewhere in the country, golf is very affordable these days, at least com...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Local gymnasts shine at recent meets Two Portland gymnasts scored top-two all-around finishes in Level 4 at the recent USA Gymnastics-Maine Sectional meet in Westbrook. Ava Gaudet, 7, was first and Sophie Ham, 9, came in second in their respective age groups. The girls ar...