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  • Worth the wait! Portland edges Deering in PKs in palpitating prelim

    PORTLAND—It was the worth the wait. Every agonizing second. Friday evening at Memorial Field, the Deering girls' soccer team hosted Portland in a Western Class A preliminary round playoff game and as it turned out, 80 minutes couldn't determine a winner. Nor could 30 mi...

  • NYA boys stunned by Sacopee in prelim

    YARMOUTH—A year ago, North Yarmouth Academy's boys' soccer team fell behind by a goal at home in its first playoff game, then rallied for a memorable win over rival Waynflete. This fall, the Panthers followed a familiar script, but couldn't achieve a similar ending. Friday aft...

  • 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...

  • Portland shocks Cheverus in dominating fashion, 28-0

    PORTLAND — The whipping was thorough and shocking. With a new look offense and a challenge issued by coach Mike Bailey, the Portland Bulldogs decimated the previously unbeaten Cheverus Stags with a remarkably convincing 28-0 victory in a Western Class A game Friday night at Fitzp...