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  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Deering-Portland FH game dedicated to cancer awareness When rivals Deering and Portland meet in their lone field hockey showdown this season, Monday, Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. at Deering High School, more than bragging rights will be at stake. The game will be dedicated to Deering supporter She...

  • Blame for Red Sox' struggles don't include John Henry

    The past two baseball seasons in Boston have seemed interminable. Losses have piled up, big-ticket free agent signings have fallen flat and high hopes have been crushed. Fans have spread the blame, alternately focusing on the players, on manager John Farrell, on general manager Ben Chering...

  • Red Riots fall in OT to Westbrook

    PORTLAND—The matchup that everyone salivated over produced a contest worthy of the hype Wednesday night. No. 3 South Portland, featuring senior standout Keegan Hyland for just the third game since his return from injury, gave second-ranked Westbrook a 36-minute battle at the Cumberla...

  • Cheverus tops Windham, 40-30, on to regional final

    PORTLAND—The Cheverus boys' basketball team was able to focus on the game and not external issues Wednesday night and the Stags made just enough of the opportunity to live to fight another day. With the Indiana Faithfull eligibility saga resolved for the time being, the top-ranked St...

  • Deering, Portland boys' hockey playoff-bound; Cheverus falls short

    Two of the city's three boys' hockey teams will take part in the Western Class A quarterfinals Tuesday of next week. A year after winning just twice, the resurgent Deering Rams have enjoyed a fine regular season. Last week, Deering increased its win streak to six with victories at M...

  • Waynflete surges late, holds off St. Dom's in quarterfinals

    AUGUSTA—Quietly, but undeniably, the Waynflete girls' basketball team is right back in the hunt for a Western Class C championship. In a year where the Flyers weren't supposed to be one of the top contenders, they find themselves just two wins from a first-ever Western C crown after ...

  • Greely easily advances with 52-24 win over Mountain Valley

    PORTLAND—Through a season where the biggest tests have come not on the floor, but in the training room, the Greely girls’ basketball team has steadied the ship with one thing it can always count on. Yes, old reliable, that Rangers defense, just keeps showing up time after time to show ...

  • Falmouth's season ends with quarterfinal round loss to York

    PORTLAND—One week after a palpitating double-overtime victory kept its season alive, the Falmouth girls' basketball team bowed out of the 2010 Western Class B tournament, falling victim to a team that so far, is simply perfect. Falmouth hung tough with top-ranked, defending regional ...

  • Scarborough smothers SP to move on

    PORTLAND—Top-ranked Scarborough received an absolutely dominant defensive effort in its Western Class A quarterfinal round tilt Monday evening at the Portland Exposition Building, but No. 9 South Portland, to its credit, never gave up. The Red Riots failed get a shot off on its first...

  • Cheverus girls fall short in first quarterfinal trip

    PORTLAND—The Cheverus girls' basketball team's first quarterfinal round tournament experience was a valiant, but ultimately unhappy one. The Stags gave the veteran Biddeford Tigers all they could handle for 32 minutes and got a sensational effort from freshman Brooke Flaherty, but it...