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  • Portland no match for Broncos' buzzsaw in Class A Final

    AUGUSTA—A year ago, Portland's boys' basketball team made a powerful early statement en route to a surprisingly easy win over Hampden Academy in the Class A state final. Saturday, the teams met again with a Gold Ball on the line, but instead of playing in Portland like last year, the...

  • Murphy's Miracle sends Cardiac Capers to Class B pinnacle!

    PORTLAND—Joe Geoghegan and Andrew Dickey, move over. Mike Thurston, Jeff Love and Joe Campbell, it's time to make room on Immortality Island. Ethan Murphy has joined the club. If you have to wait 27 years to win a state championship, you might as well make it as dramati...

  • Waynflete baseball ousted in preliminary round

    OLD ORCHARD BEACH—The Waynflete baseball team made it into the 2010 playoffs, but its stay was brief. Despite a valiant effort Tuesday afternoon, the Flyers, the ninth seed, were one-and-done as they were hampered by defensive miscues and a lack of consistent offense in a 5-2 loss to...

  • Three city tennis teams still alive

    After an action-packed and rain-plagued opening week of the high school tennis playoffs, three local teams will make the trip to Lewiston for the regional finals. The two-time defending Class C state champion Waynflete boys, as expected, have steamrolled through their field into the Wester...

  • Cheverus, McAuley softball eye postseason glory

    Ever since their epic and improbable regular season opener back on April 24, the Cheverus and McAuley softball teams have stolen their share of headlines. Now, the Stags and Lions turn their attention to making a run in the Western Class A playoffs. Cheverus wound up fourth in the r...

  • Four city boys' lax teams primed for playoffs; Portland's repeat bid looking good

    Portland's first-ever Class A boys' lacrosse championship a year ago appeared to come at a pretty steep price as the Bulldogs graduated most of their impact players and were expected to come back to the pack in 2010. Guess again. Instead, the Bulldogs capped the second undefeated re...

  • Deering baseball top seed again; Cheverus, Waynflete also playoff-bound

    The 2010 high school baseball playoffs got underway Tuesday afternoon when the Flyers of Waynflete, coming off their best regular season in seven years, visited Old Orchard Beach in a Western Class C preliminary round contest (please see Web site for game story). The Western A playoffs beg...

  • Waynflete girls' lax ready for another title run; Cheverus, Portland also in the mix

    Although it's a little more mortal than in previous seasons, the Waynflete girls' lacrosse team has a great shot to wind up on top of the Class B heap for the third year in a row. The Flyers enter the playoffs as the top seed in Western B and have a bye into the semifinal round Thursday wh...

  • Cheverus boys' track falls short in title bid; Stags second to Brunswick, girls place sixth

    AUGUSTA — Cheverus' quest for a first boys' outdoor track title since 1998 will have to wait at least one more season. Saturday at Cony High School, the Stags didn't quite have enough to take home the crown as their 66 points left them second to Brunswick (82). Portland had four poin...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Morning hockey club seeks members The Morning Hockey Club is seeking players to round out its Tuesday morning roster. The team plays weekly at the Portland Ice Arena from 7 to 8 a.m., beginning June 15. The cost is $400. FMI,