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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...

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC women win conference title The Southern Maine Community College women's basketball team won the Yankee Small College Conference championship last weekend, downing Eastern Maine CC, 64-57, in the semifinals (thanks to 14 points and 13 rebounds from Alisa Sweet and 13 p...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Maine Lacrosse training new officials The Maine Lacrosse Officials Association (MLOA) needs more officials to support boys' lacrosse at Maine high schools, middle school and youth events and is hosting a certification course beginning Feb. 28 at the North Yarmouth Academy ...

  • Brunswick girls lose gutwrencher in regional final

    The high school winter sports season has come to an end in the Mid-Coast, but not before plenty of drama ensued. Basketball Brunswick's girls' basketball team had a season to remember. The Dragons went 14-4, earned the No. 3 for the Eastern Class A tournament, then ...

  • Late heroics send SP hockey to first semifinal

    PORTLAND—With the game and South Portland’s entire hockey season hanging in the balance, junior defenseman Zach Horton simply took over the ice and refused to let his team’s terrific year go sour early. After spending much of the first two periods flattening one puck carr... 1

  • Cheverus swim teams third at Class A meet; McAuley fourth in Class B

    Local swimmers and divers took part in the Class A and B state championship meets last week in Brunswick and Orono and as usual, delivered some impressive performances. In Class A boys' action, at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Cheverus had 244 points and came in third behind Bangor (319.5)...

  • Cheverus boys second at Class A track meet

    There were local highlights aplenty at last week's Class A and B indoor track and field state championship meets. In Class A, at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham, the Cheverus boys finished with 57 points to place second to Brunswick (106). Portland, led by standout Imadhi Zagon,...

  • City skiers compete at states

    Local skiers made their mark on the slopes and trails at venues across the state last week during championship meets. In Class A, the Cheverus girls came in sixth in Alpine, while the boys didn't score as a team. In the giant slalom, Emily Machesney came in fourth (with a time of 1 ...

  • Portland hockey falls late in quarterfinals

    PORTLAND—Besides parking tickets, there’s always one other thing you can count on from Portland. The athletes from America’s third oldest public high school have never been an easy out regardless of the sport. For a perfect example, consider the undermanned Bulldogs boys’ hockey ch... 1