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  • NYA's merry band of 10 does it again, beats Sacopee in quarterfinals

    YARMOUTH—Absolutely nothing comes easily for the North Yarmouth Academy field hockey team this fall. And that's just how the defending Western Class C champion Panthers like it. Already sporting an industrial sized chip on its shoulder by being undermanned game after game, NYA...

  • Cheverus boys survive Portland, advance to quarterfinals

    PORTLAND—In a boys' soccer game between two teams who struggle to put the ball in the net, you had to figure one goal might just do the trick. When city rivals Cheverus and Portland squared off in a Western Class A preliminary round playoff game Saturday morning at Deering High's Mem...

  • Maine runners steal show at Beach to Beacon

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The 12th running of the TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon 10K will long be remembered for the performance of Maine runners. While Kenyans swept the top spot on a warm day, North Yarmouth's Ben True shattered the existing record while cruising to a win in the Maine men's division ...

  • Good times roll on for local baseball squads

    Whether you follow American Legion, Junior Legion or Babe Ruth baseball, teams from the city of Portland have delivered the goods. On Monday, the Deering High-populated Nova Seafood American Legion baseball powerhouse won its sixth state championship in nine seasons. No...

  • NBA legend comes to Portland

    NBA legend Bob Lanier spoke with a group of parents and children last week at the Portland Expo at a citizenship program sponsored by the league, the WNBA and the new local NBA Developmental League entry, the Maine Red Claws. A total of 250 children attended.

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Portland High announces fall practice schedule Portland High School will start practice for the fall sports season on Monday, Aug. 17. Football practices from 8 to 11 a.m., at Quinn Field and 4 to 7 p.m. at Fitzpatrick Stadium. Field hockey will practice from 8 to 1...

  • New program appeals to women golfers

    It is a mid-June Saturday afternoon when a sight that would have been unthinkable just a few months earlier brings a smile to the face of Greg Leighton. Walking across the parking lot is Lynn Hawkins. The Cumberland woman is pulling a golf cart and bag. Leighton's wife, Vicki, walks out to mee...

  • Cape's Daly wins Peaks to Portland swim

    A colorful group of swimmers worked their way from Peaks Island to Portland's East End Beach Saturday in the annual Peaks to Portland Swim. When all was said and done, 220 swimmers finished the course.

  • Local standouts take part in classic Lobster Bowl

    They call it the Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic and Saturday's 20th version of the mid-summer football showdown more than lived up to the "classic" moniker. The West team couldn't hold an early 10-0 advantage, nor a late 16-10 lead and dropped an agonizing 17-16 decision when Edwa...

  • South Sports Roundup

    Basketball team wins Senior Games title Triple Threat, the Maine 50's women's basketball team captured the gold medal in the National Senior Games in California by beating a team from Colorado by four points in double overtime. It was the state's first championship ...