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  • Opportunistic Scarborough blanks Cheverus to stay perfect

    SCARBOROUGH—It's bad enough for the opposition that the Scarborough boys' soccer team is good. Very good in fact. But it's almost unfair when the Red Storm are getting the bounces to go their way as well. That's what happened Saturday afternoon when two-time defending C...

  • Falmouth handed first loss by York

    YORK—After two lopsided victories, the Falmouth football team got a chance to measure itself against a traditional power Friday evening, when the Yachtsmen traveled south to York. Falmouth began the game as if it was en route to another impressive performance, but ultimately, the Yac...

  • Late heroics send SP hockey to first semifinal

    PORTLAND—With the game and South Portland’s entire hockey season hanging in the balance, junior defenseman Zach Horton simply took over the ice and refused to let his team’s terrific year go sour early. After spending much of the first two periods flattening one puck carr... 1

  • 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,...

  • 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)...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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...