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  • Local swimmers achieve top rankings

    Local masters swimmers Katrine Alcaide of Harpswell and David Vail of Brunswick achieved top national rankings for the 2014-15 indoor season. Alcaide won All-American designation for her number one ranking in the 50 breaststroke for in the women's 30-34 division. Alcaide was also named All-Americ...

  • Super spring sports season won't soon be forgotten

    It began with snowbanks as a backdrop, but the spring sports season, like the weather, quickly ramped up into something quite enjoyable. Arguably the most competitive baseball season in memory saw Deering return to prominence, Cheverus contend yet again and Portland put together a playoff ...

  • Yarmouth holds off Falmouth, 7-4, in boys' lax showdown

    FALMOUTH—The state's flagship program paid a visit to a team garnering a ton of buzz in a boys' lacrosse battle Friday afternoon. While two-time defending Class B state champion Yarmouth and the host Yachtsmen of Falmouth both had their moments in the first of two scheduled (and thre...

  • NYA girls' lax beats nemesis Waynflete, 7-6; Panthers ride sparkling defensive effort to victory

    YARMOUTH—For one day at least, the powerhouse Waynflete girls' lacrosse team appeared mortal and the North Yarmouth Academy Panthers took advantage to earn a huge victory Friday afternoon. The host Panthers, coming off a 12-8 loss at rival Yarmouth, dominated in the draw circle, coll...

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC spring season continues The spring sports season at Southern Maine Community College is winding down. Baseball is 19-18 overall and will host the Yankee Small College Conference championships Saturday at Wainwright Field in South Portland. SMCC will be the No. 2 seed ...

  • Local runners compete at college championships

    Former Scarborough track standouts (from left) Brad Nakanishi and Sam Chick took part in the NESCAC championships last weekend. Nakanishi, a freshman at Tufts, won the men's pole vault. Chick, a freshman at Bowdoin, came in fourth in the men's 400 hurdles. Former Scarborough girls' star, Kaitlynn...

  • South Portland's boys' lax sizzles to record start

    Boys' lacrosse state championships aren't won in the month of April, but the upstart South Portland program has certainly laid the foundation for greatness in the season's first week. The Red Riots, semifinalists in four of the past five seasons, entered 2010 with high expectations and hav...

  • Round One goes to Yarmouth; Clippers down rival NYA in girls' lax showdown, 12-8

    YARMOUTH—A year ago, after losing to crosstown rival North Yarmouth Academy in the Eastern Class B Final, the Yarmouth girls' lacrosse team was left green with envy. Wednesday evening, in the rivals' first showdown of the season, the Panthers saw too much of a different color, yellow...

  • Falmouth girls' lax outlasts Cape in OT, 11-8

    FALMOUTH—The battle to emerge as Waynflete's top competition in Western Class B girls' lacrosse couldn't be decided in 50 minutes Thursday afternoon. Instead, it took six more as the host Falmouth Yachtsmen, who raced to an early 5-0 lead before watching it slip away, dominated posse...

  • Hyland commits to Gonzaga

    SOUTH PORTLAND—Ever since he was a little boy dribbling a basketball, South Portland senior Keegan Hyland, a 2010 Mr. Maine Basketball finalist and one of the most dynamic and prolific players in recent memory, has dreamed of playing big-time college hoops. Now, his wish has come tru...