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  • Bulldogs' buzzer beater makes it 27 straight

    PORTLAND—Portland's boys' basketball team, the defending Class A state champion, has won a lot of games of late, but not in epic, dramatic, buzzer beating fashion. Until Thursday at the Portland Exposition Building. Hosting a South Portland squad which has far exceeded expecta...

  • SP girls bounce back with win at Portland

    PORTLAND—For the first three games this winter, South Portland's girls' basketball team appeared unstoppable. Then, the Red Riots stumbled with a loss at Thornton Academy Tuesday, but Thursday evening, they had a chance to respond and in a difficult setting, did just that. Fac...

  • Deering's late rally stuns Portland, 49-48

    PORTLAND—If the upcoming boys' basketball tournament produces a game half as exciting as the Deering-Portland regular season finale Thursday night, everyone will go home happy. In a contest that featured a halfcourt prayer being answered, big plays from unexpected sources, as well as...

  • Scarborough's record-setting boys win swim Southwesterns

    In dominant and record-setting fashion, the Scarborough boys' swim team ended Greely's three-year stranglehold on the north division Southwesterns championship last Friday night at Davan Pool in Westbrook. Thanks to five combined individual wins from the dynamic Gravel brothers and a 200 m...

  • February title push arrives for Southern teams

    The frenetic and fun month of February is upon us and all winter sports are about to take centerstage. Swimming has already begun its postseason, while track, skiing and wrestling start up this week and the basketball tournament begins a week from Friday. Here's where local teams stand as ...

  • McAuley stymies Cheverus again, 50-42

    PORTLAND—The up-and-coming Cheverus girls' basketball team has won 12 games and assured itself of a first-ever trip to the Portland Expo for the Western Class A tournament, but the Stags still haven't solved rival McAuley. Tuesday night, in front of a large and extremely vocal crowd, Che...

  • Woodhouse's grand achievement

    Waynflete senior Morgan Woodhouse (left, with coach Brandon Salway) entered Tuesday afternoon's home game against Wells 20 points shy of becoming the second Flyer in three seasons to reach the 1,000 career point mark. She ended the drama early when she hit a leaner with 1:11 remaining in the firs...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Y-Tri Festival registration underway Registration for the third annual Y-Tri Festival (sprint triathlon, aquabike, duathlon and teen tri) is open for last year's participants only. Public registration begins Feb. 22. FMI,

  • February push begins for Mid-Coast teams

    The frenetic and fun month of February is upon us and all winter sports are about to take center stage. Swimming, track and wrestling begin their postseasons this weekend. The basketball tournament begins a week from Friday. Here's where local teams stand as the calendar turns:

  • Locals swim well at Southwesterns

    The swimming postseason began last weekend with the north division Southwesterns at Davan Pool in Westbrook. Cheverus had the best showing of city teams, finishing runner-up to Greely in the girls' competition and third on the boys' side. Deering placed fourth in the boys' meet and sixth o...