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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...

  • Portland fifth grader third in national hoops competition

    Saint Brigid School fifth grader Brooke Dawson finished third at the recent NBA Dribble Dish and Swish competition, which features contestants navigating a time-based halfcourt obstacle course. Dawson was the New England regional champion and was recognized at a Boston Celtics' game in December. ...

  • Scarborough teams finish second at Class A swim meet

    A dominant season came to an impressive conclusion for the Scarborough swim teams last week at the Class A state championship meet in Brunswick. The record-setting Red Storm boys came in second for the just the second time ever in Class A, scoring 270 points (Bangor won with 319.5). Cape E...

  • Falmouth stuns Yarmouth to win boys' Class B ski crown; Clippers take girls' title

    So much for the Yarmouth ski team being invincible. While the Clippers were once again phenomenal in 2010, another local team stole the thunder at last week's Class B state meet. Thanks to some last-day heroics, the Falmouth boys edged out Yarmouth for the combined championship. The...

  • Local gymnasts medal in Las Vegas

    Local gymnasts (from left) Graham Shaw, of Falmouth and Russell Graham, of Cumberland, along with Sam Roach of Windham, a student at Greater Portland Christian School, recently competed in the artistic level 6 competition in Las Vegas. Graham was 10th in the vault in the 10-11 age group. Roach wa...

  • Falmouth Middle School wins ski title

    The Falmouth Middle School ski team took home the top combined spot at the recent MJSC championships. Yarmouth was second and Freeport came in third. Falmouth's Jessica Abramson won the skate race, while Ihila Lesnikova of Yarmouth won the classic. Leika Scott of Falmouth won the skimeister compe...

  • Merriconeag-Waldorf Middle School skiers excel

    Freeport's Merriconeag Waldorf School's boys' team swept the Middle School Nordic ski championships with a combined score (classical and freestyle) of 40 points, Ian Moore of Merriconeag earned first place in both freestyle and classical events. Yarmouth Middle School girls earned first place hon...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Hulst steps down at NYANorth Yarmouth Academy boys' hockey coach Kent Hulst, a former Portland Pirates standout, will step down from his position as coach, director of the NYA hockey program and manager of Travis Roy Ice Arena as of April 30. Hulst has accepted a position ...

  • Boys' hockey playoffs underway

    The Falmouth boys' hockey team, one of three local squads entertaining championship dreams, began its playoff run Tuesday evening (after our print edition went to press).The Yachtsmen, ranked third in Western Class A after a stellar 12-4-2 regular season, hosted No. 6 Noble (13-5) in the q...