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  • Deering ties Gorham in knots, rolls to win on big stage

    PORTLAND—Deering's boys' basketball team doesn't have a lot of size and doesn't knock down a lot of outside shots, but the Rams can make life miserable for the opposition nonetheless. That's because nobody forces turnovers, gets out and runs and finishes like this budding contender a...

  • South Portland's size, depth too much for Scarborough

    SOUTH PORTLAND—South Portland's boys' basketball team boasts the kind of size that Scarborough can only dream of and that disparity went a long way toward deciding the teams' showdown Saturday afternoon at Beal Gymnasium. Early on, Red Riots junior Jack Fiorini, who stands 6-foot-5, ...

  • Falmouth too much for Cape in showdown of unbeatens

    CAPE ELIZABETH—There were plenty of reasons for the Falmouth boys' basketball team to buckle Tuesday evening. The Yachtsmen were facing a red-hot, undefeated Cape Elizabeth squad, the team which eliminated them from last year's playoffs, on the Capers' floor no less, and had to go in...

  • Holiday action galore for local teams

    Holiday tournament action was the theme for local basketball and hockey teams last week. Here's a glimpse at how things went. Boys' basketball Falmouth, Greely and Yarmouth's boys' basketball teams took part in the Yankee Ford Holiday Classic at the Portland Expo, w...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Baseball pitching clinic upcoming Ryne Lawson of the Portland Sea Dogs and former Deering High standout Ryan Reid, now pitching in the Tampa Bay Rays organization, will instruct the basics of pitching Saturday, Jan. 23 in the Falmouth Middle School gym. Ages 8 to 12 will g...

  • Falmouth 8th grade girls win Christmas tourney

    The Falmouth 8th grade girls' basketball team defeated Scarborough 43-42 to win the 12th annual Holiday Hoops tournament. Allie Clement led the way with 25 points. Jackie Welch added 13, including two clutch late free throws.Front row (left to right): Jackie Welch, Maeve Larrabee, Emma Pow...

  • Falmouth 6th graders win Scarborough tournament

    Falmouth's 6th grade girls' basketball team won the 12th annual Holiday Hoops tournament in Scarborough by virtue of a 29-20 win over Windham in the championship game. Falmouth previously downed Scarborough and Cumberland.Front row (left to right): Tyler Spence, Alexis Ewald, Sarah Clement...

  • Cheverus wins basketball holiday tournament again

    PORTLAND — After a relatively lackluster first half, the Cheverus boys’ basketball team showed its stuff in the final 16 minutes of Wednesday night’s Bracket M Final of the 2009 Yankee Ford Holiday Classic. The Stags turned up the defensive intensity, forced numerous turn...

  • Cheverus girls' basketball win at Biddeford highlights holiday week action

    While most local teams were either participating in holiday tournaments or enjoying a few days off, the Cheverus girls' basketball squad made a major, countable statement, stealing the show as 2009 came to a close. Last Wednesday, the Stags visited Biddeford, a regional finalist last winte...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Foul shooting contest upcomingThe Portland Lodge of Elks No. 188 will hold its annual foul shooting contest Sunday at 9 a.m. in the McAuley High School gym. There are categories for both boys and girls in age groups 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13. FMI, 773-6426.Pitchi...