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  • Deering ties Gorham in knots, rolls to win on big stage

    PORTLAND—Deering's boys' basketball team doesn't have a lot of size and doesn't knock down a lot of outside shots, but the Rams can make life miserable for the opposition nonetheless. That's because nobody forces turnovers, gets out and runs and finishes like this budding contender a...

  • South Portland's size, depth too much for Scarborough

    SOUTH PORTLAND—South Portland's boys' basketball team boasts the kind of size that Scarborough can only dream of and that disparity went a long way toward deciding the teams' showdown Saturday afternoon at Beal Gymnasium. Early on, Red Riots junior Jack Fiorini, who stands 6-foot-5, ...

  • Cape Elizabeth softball climbs mountain, beats Hill, Fryeburg, 3-1

    CAPE ELIZABETH—Two years of frustration came to a delicious end for the Cape Elizabeth softball team Monday afternoon. The Capers got a much needed win against defending Class B state champion Fryeburg, riding a clutch pitching performance from senior Trish Thibodeau and a consist...

  • Falmouth gives Portland a scare, but Bulldogs win, 8-7

    PORTLAND—The hard-charging, up-and-coming Falmouth boys' lacrosse team almost earned its biggest win to date Friday afternoon, giving powerhouse host Portland everything it could handle before succumbing, 8-7. The Yachtsmen were down 6-2 at halftime, but erupted for five straight ...

  • Deering baseball stays perfect; Bats, team depth lead to a 14-6 victory over Portland

    By Eric Carson PORTLAND— If indeed they do exist, the baseball gods were smiling down on our fair city on Thursday night. With late afternoon temperatures reaching as high as 90 degrees, and still hovering comfortably in the mid-80's nearing first pitch, the sun readied to leave a...

  • Local tennis players advance in singles tourney

    The opening round of the state tennis singles tournament was held over the weekend and many local players took part. By the end of Saturday's competition, 16 boys and 16 girls remained in Region 5 and among them are several familiar names. Scarborough's Adam Saltz was th...

  • South recap: Action sizzles as spring season hits home stretch

    Continued excitement on the diamond, field, track and courts highlighted the week that was. Here's the latest: Baseball: Red Storm keep winning

  • Jon Shardlow named new Falmouth girls' soccer coach

    The defending Class B state champion Falmouth girls' soccer program has a new coach. Deb LeBel, who went 61-4-5 during her four seasons with the Yachtsmen, leading them to titles in 2005, 2006 and 2008, recently stepped down (she and her husband, Mike, the Falmouth boys' lacrosse co...

  • Falmouth makes powerful statement, routs NYA, 12-4

    FALMOUTH— If the Falmouth boys' lacrosse team hasn't quite arrived as an elite power, it's safe to say the Yachtsmen are on approach. Falmouth, which has been pegged by several coaches as a team of the future, made its most emphatic statement to date Wednesday. Hosting...

  • Local basketball team places second at AAU tourney

    The Maine Elite, a U-12 boys' basketball team featuring players from Cape Elizabeth, Falmouth, Scarborough and Windham, recently finished second at the state AAU tournament in Saco, winning three games before losing to the "County Boys" in the final. Front row (left to ri...