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  • Yarmouth girls end season on high note by edging Falmouth

    YARMOUTH—On Yarmouth's Senior Night, it was a dynamic freshman who stole the show. Monday evening, in a battle of two of the best girls' soccer teams around, the surging Clippers hosted longtime rival Falmouth in a final playoff tuneup. For much of the night, Yarmouth returned...

  • Waynflete closes with win over Freeport, ready for three-peat run

    PORTLAND—If ever there was a team that was fit for anything but a tie, it was the Waynflete Flyers. Waynflete, the two-time defending Class C girls' soccer champion, had settled for draws in five of its first 13 contests, including its past two, and Monday afternoon at Fore River Fie...

  • Shocker of the season! SP upsets Bonny Eagle, 48-45; Cape Elizabeth improves to 4-0, Scarborough falls to 0-4

    This, folks, is why they play the games. Last Friday evening, the reeling South Portland football team, clinging to faint playoff hopes at 1-2, hosted the big, bad undefeated Bonny Eagle Scots in a contest that most expected to be one-sided. Instead, the upset of the season ensued....

  • Another solid week for local teams

    The week that was proved to be largely triumphant for local teams. Here's a glimpse: Football The defending Eastern B champion Morse Shipbuilders have now won three straight after dominating visiting Winslow 33-6 Saturday to improve to 3-1. Morse goes to 3-1 Hampden Friday night....

  • Bowdoin fall teams in weekend action

    Bowdoin College fall sports teams were busy last weekend. Football opened its year with a dramatic 50-35 come-from-behind victory over Middlebury, behind 374 passing yards and four TDs from quarterback Oliver Kell. Kell and wide receiver Pat Noone (12 receptions, 180 yards, two scores) were named NE...

  • After September success, stretch run begins for North area teams

    As the calendar flips to October, local football, soccer, field hockey, cross country, golf and volleyball teams look to build on strong starts and position themselves for the postseason. Last week produced another round of drama and here's a glimpse at where things stand as we've p...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Falmouth boy wins tennis title Falmouth's Patrick Ordway, 16, won the Maine Fall Classic tennis tournament last weekend. Ordway, seeded third, rallied for a semifinal victory over Mark Pronchick, then defeted top-seeded Cam Trosin, 6-3, 6-2 in the final.  Gre...

  • Falmouth sailing qualifies for nationals

    Falmouth senior Steve Webel and junior Ellie MacEwan sailed a beam reach during the recent Casco Bay Open qualifier as the Yachtsmen qualified for the fall season's nationals, the Great Oaks Regatta, for the second year in a row. The Falmouth team, which also featured junior Cam Pennote and freshma...

  • Greely girls' soccer wins again, 2-0 at Yarmouth

    YARMOUTH—The Greely girls' soccer team started the second half of the 2009 season by continuing its winning ways. The Rangers got goals in each half and put forth a smothering defensive effort to improve to 7-0-1 with a 2-0 victory at Yarmouth Monday night. Continuing a season-lo...

  • Cheverus field hockey wins epic to stay unbeaten

    PORTLAND—A special season produced its most magical moment yet Monday afternoon. In a game that featured postseason intensity and thrills galore, the Cheverus field hockey team stayed undefeated, barely, edging previously unbeaten Gorham 3-2 on sophomore Sarah LaQuerre's breakaway...