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  • Falmouth field hockey blanks SP to advance

    FALMOUTH—One team was taking part in its 18th successive postseason. The other hadn't played in the playoffs in four years and hadn't won a win-or-go-home game in eight. Based on that disparity of experience, the ensuing result wasn't much of a surprise when the Falmouth Yacht...

  • Cheverus awakens, dances past Portland in prelim

    PORTLAND—For a month, Cheverus' field hockey team tried everything in its power to rediscover its scoring and winning touch. Turns out, the Stags simply needed a little rain dance. Saturday afternoon at Fitzpatrick Stadium, Cheverus, mired in a nine-game winless streak, took o...

  • Abundance of highlights for North area teams

    (Ed. Note: We recapped the basketball season in last week's edition)Winter sports fans had plenty of options the past few months. There was ample drama on the ice, slopes, trails, track and in the pool.Three local boys' hockey teams made it to the playoffs and one advanced ...

  • Former Yarmouth standout wraps up college career

    Former Yarmouth High girls' basketball standout Meredith Shaw recently finished her college career at Emmanuel College in Boston. Shaw (cutting down the nets after winning the conference title), a 6-foot-2 center, averaged 4.4 points and 3.2 rebounds a game as the Saints made it to the NCAA tourn...

  • YMCA Stripers win age group

    The Casco Bay YMCA Stripers 8-and-under girls' team won their age group in the recent season-ending state championships. The boys' 14-and-under squad was second in its division. Overall, the Stripers placed ninth out of 16 entrants. New team records were set by Abby Belisle-Haley (girls' 13-14 50...

  • Cumberland skier takes part in national championships

    Cumberland's Katie Keough, a sophomore at the University of Maine, competed in the recent USCSA National Collegiate Ski and Snowboard championships at Sunday River. Keough repeated as an All-American, finished eighth in the giant slalom, reached the semifinals of the boardercross competition, pla...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Falmouth players help hockey to team to NE title Falmouth's Jacki Aaskov and Saundrine Lanouette helped the Biddeford U-19 Lady Breakers hockey team to a New England championship last weekend. The Breakers downed Rhode Island 3-1 Sunday to advance to the Tier 2 national ch...

  • No shortage of highlights for Portland teams

    (Ed. Note: We recapped the basketball season in last week's edition) Winter sports fans had plenty of options the past few months. There was ample drama on the ice, slopes, trails, track, mat and in the pool. Two local boys' hockey teams made the playoffs. The Cheverus girl...

  • Former Cheverus star leads college hockey team to playoffs

    Former Cheverus girls' hockey player Mollie Fitzpatrick, now a sophomore at Norwich University, helped lead her team to its second straight ECAC championship. Fitzpatrick, a 2008 Cheverus graduate and a Falmouth native, is a product of the Maine Girls' Ice Hockey program.

  • Portland skater part of national champion

    Portland's Caroline Paras, third skater in the middle, was part of the Esprit de Corps adult team which won the national title earlier this month at the 2010 U.S. Synchronized championships in Minnesota. Paras was a spectator a year ago and was inspired to make the four-hour roundtrip to Lexingto...