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  • Junior volleyball team wins regional tournament

    The Maine Juniors Volleyball Gold 14 team won the recent New England Regional Volleyball tournament in Merrimack, New Hampshire. Teams from Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire took part. Back row, from left: Coach Rob Thompson, Emma Ivy (South Portland), Dominique Moran (Yarmouth), Meg...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Players sought for 45-and-over baseball league The Maine Woods 45-and-older baseball league is holding a tryout Saturdays March 28, April 4 and 11 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Coastal Performance Training Facility in Brunswick. All skill levels are welcome and admission is free. FMI,

  • Greely student scales Mount Rainier

    Greely High School junior Hanna Willwerth, of North Yarmouth, spent her summer training to climb one of the most challenging mountains in North America, summiting the 14,420-foot peak of Mount Rainier in Washington state with eight other climbers. On Aug. 10, just days after her 17th birthday, Wi...

  • Falmouth, Yarmouth football earn opening night wins; Greely gives Wells a scare

    Early returns were positive for Forecaster Country football teams. While second-year Freeport showed dramatic improvement in its close home loss to defending Class C state champion Dirigo (please see story), Falmouth and Yarmouth brought up the curtain with victories, while Greely gave one...

  • Local showdowns highlight opening weekend for northern teams

    If you were looking for good rivalry matchups to start the 2010 fall sports season, you didn't have to go far last weekend. Each local school had at least one showdown with a longtime rival as athletes, coaches and fans emerged from the oppressive heat, dodged a hurricane and set the tone ...

  • South Portland football rings in new season with huge win; Red Riots beat defending champion Windham, 13-6

    It was a long-time coming and it sure didn’t come easy, but then again, that was then and this is now. It was a different South Portland Red Riots football team out there that snapped a nine-year winless streak on Opening Night, doing it against the defending Class A state champions....

  • Soccer wins for Cheverus, McAuley highlight opening weekend

    While the 2010 high school football season began with a flourish (please see stories), the rest of the fall slate is also either underway or just about to start. Here's an early glimpse: Boys' soccer The Cheverus boys' soccer team made an early splash Friday ...

  • North Sports Roundup

    NYA coaching openings North Yarmouth Academy is seeking a middle school boys' basketball, Nordic ski coach and an upper school swimming coach for the winter season. FMI, 846-9051 or nya.org. Greely coaching openings

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Maine Premier Lax offers fall league Maine Premier Lacrosse will offer its high school fall league Sundays through Oct. 31 at Memorial Field at Deering High in Portland. Girls play from 6 to 7 p.m., boys from 7 to 9 p.m. The cost is $160, which includes team jerseys....

  • Freeport football hangs tough with defending champs in opener; Falcons fall, 25-12, to Dirigo

    FREEPORT—Last year, the nascent Freeport football program was welcomed to varsity play with a 74-6 drubbing at eventual Class C state champion Dirigo. Saturday afternoon, however, against the same foe in the 2010 opener, the Falcons proved to be a vastly improved and much more compet...