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  • Stretch run begins as January ends

    The winter sports season is rapidly coming to a close and once we dig out from all this snow, the final chapter of the regular season should be memorable. The girls' hockey regular season comes to an end this week, while basketball culminates a week from Friday. It won't be long until swim...

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC men still perfect in conference The Southern Maine Community College men's basketball team passed two more tests last week, winning at home over Unity College (103-55) and at U. Maine-Presque Isle (74-64) to improve to 17-1 overall and...

  • Tennis excitement heating up

    Superb tennis continues to be played in the city and it's very likely that several players and teams will make noise well into June. With the team regular season nearing its end, individuals began qualifying for the singles tournament last weekend. In Region 5 boys' qualifiers, Chev...

  • Power Pigs beat NH foe again

    Flyhalf Francisco Marques of Greely kicks to relieve pressure during Saturday's game as the Portland boys' U-19 rugby club defeated Kearsage, N.H., 35-25, in a game played in New London, N,H. Center Jon Brown, of Portland High, opened the scoring for the Power Pigs by running in an intercepted pa...

  • Scarborough's fifth inning surge beats SP; Red Storm win showdown, 5-0

    SCARBOROUGH—The two best Western Class A softball teams this year to date did battle in a showdown rife with playoff implications Monday night. The South Portland Red Riots made host Scarborough sweat at times, but in the end, the Red Storm do what they always seem to do, win.

  • Portland boys' lax holds off Messalonskee; Bulldogs win possible playoff preview, 14-11

    PORTLAND — The Portland boys' lacrosse team stayed unbeaten Saturday afternoon at Fitzpatrick Stadium, but it got a reminder that next month's initial foray into the Eastern A playoff world will be fraught with danger. The Bulldogs hosted a very talented and dangerous Messalonskee sq...

  • NYA edges Scarborough boys' lax, 8-6, in penalty-plagued affair

    SCARBOROUGH—To suggest that Friday evening's boys' lacrosse contest between the host Red Storm of Scarborough and North Yarmouth Academy was penalty filled wouldn't even begin to do it justice. Plagued is a much more apt description. While there were moments of enjoyable lacro...

  • Falmouth boys' lax does it again; Third period burst leads to 10-7 victory at Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK—The journey of the Falmouth boys' lacrosse team took another encouraging step Saturday afternoon. The Yachtsmen, a preseason favorite who have discovered of late that the road won't be as easy as originally anticipated, were pushed hard by host Brunswick, a perennial Class ...

  • SP holds off Cheverus in baseball clash, 4-3

    PORTLAND—The South Portland Red Riots picked up what could be a season-changing victory using the long ball, a little small ball and one very odd ball, to upend the Cheverus Stags 4-3 in a Western Class A baseball game Thursday afternoon at MacDonald Field. Trailing 2-0 after four comple...

  • Yarmouth outslugs Falmouth in baseball clash, 13-5

    YARMOUTH—Two days after a self-described lifeless performance in a home setback to Cape Elizabeth, its first loss of the 2010 season, the Yarmouth baseball team had no trouble turning up the intensity Friday afternoon when rival Falmouth came calling. The Clippers' bats awoke early a...