Latest Varsity Maine Coverage:

  • Upsets continue in B North girls semifinals
    BANGOR – It was day of upsets in the Class B North girls basketball semifinals. No. 5 Presque Isle knocked off top-seed Hermon, 55-52. The Wildcats will face No. 6 Winslow in the regional final at 2:05 Saturday afternoon. Emily Wheaton, a Miss Basketball semifinalist, scored a game-high 35 points ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • No. 1 Hampden girls basketball pulls away from Lawrence
    AUGUSTA — Just days after nearly falling to a major upset in the quarterfinals, the No. 1 Hampden Academy girls basketball team was back in fine form Wednesday. The Broncos scored 13 of the game’s first 14 points and kept No. 4 Lawrence at an arm’s length the rest of ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • For Cony girls swimming, the second title is even sweeter than the first
    Jon Millett was mentally and physically exhausted. The Cony swim coach was 24 hours removed from his girls team winning its second consecutive Class A state championship, and wrapping his head around the fact that he has to immediately jump into the next sport — as the head coach of ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • Video: Messalonskee girls down Skowhegan in semis
    For more post-game reaction, including live videos from the Maine high school basketball tournaments, be sure to check out our Facebook page after every game. ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • Girls’ basketball: Oxford Hills holds off Cheverus in AA North
    Maighread Laliberte scored 27 points and Julia Colby scored 17 as hot-shooting Oxford Hills defeated Cheverus 59-49 in the Class AA North semifinals at Cross Insurance Arena on Wednesday afternoon. Laliberte sealed the victory by hitting six of eight foul shots in the final minutes after the Stags, who trailed ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • Video: Winslow girls basketball advances to regional final
    For more post-game reaction, including live videos from the Maine high school basketball tournaments, be sure to check out our Facebook page after every game. ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • Winslow girls basketball runs past John Bapst in Class B North semifinals
    BANGOR — How do you overcome 26 turnovers? By giving your best defensive effort of the season, for starters. Despite the turnovers, the Winslow High School girls basketball team dominated Wednesday’s Class B North semifinal, taking a 39-26 win over John Bapst. No. 6 Winslow, now 21-5, will face either ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • Messalonskee girls basketball edges Skowhegan in A North semifinals
    AUGUSTA — Makayla Wilson’s layup gave the Messalonskee High School girls basketball team the lead with 2:06 to play, and a turnover in the final seconds doomed Skowhegan’s chances at a tying basket and lifted the Eagles to a 52-49 victory in the Class A North semifinals at the Augusta ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • Girls’ basketball: Edward Little eliminates Portland
    Edward Little High dominated play with its aggressive offense and beat Portland 58-38 on Wednesday afternoon in the Class AA North girls’ basketball semifinals at the Cross Insurance Arena. The Red Eddies drove to the basket throughout the game, slicing through the Bulldogs. Edward Little led 47-27 after the third ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • Eddies paint Portland maroon and white in AA North semis
    PORTLAND — Staying in the paint for too long isn’t allowed in basketball, but going to it early and often is a good way to make shots. No. 3 Edward Little made the paint its home, getting high-percentage shots seemingly at will to defeat No. 2 Portland, 58-38, in the ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • Miss Maine Basketball semifinalists announced
    BANGOR — Ally Turner of Messalonskee and Tia Day of Monmouth are among the 10 semifinalists for Miss Maine Basketball. The candidates for Miss and Mr. Maine Basketball were announced Wednesday afternoon. Each award has 10 semifinalists, with three finalists announced next week. The winner of each award will be ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • Girls’ basketball: Brunswick rolls to another berth in Class A South final
    Top-seeded Brunswick earned a return trip to the Class A South girls’ basketball final with 52-23 semifinal victory over York on Wednesday at Cross Insurance Arena. Marley Groat led the Dragons (20-0) with 17 points. York finished its season 11-9. Brunswick will meet No. 2 Greely in a rematch of ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • Boys’ basketball: A.R. Gould returns to Class D South final
    A.R. Gould took a lead early in the fourth quarter and never looked back en route to a 56-51 win over Valley in a Class D South boys’ basketball semifinal Wednesday at the Augusta Civic Center. A.R. Gould advances to the regional final for the second straight year. The Bears ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • Greely rides quick start, strong finish past Marshwood in semifinals
    Greely’s girls’ basketball team celebrates at the end of Wednesday morning’s 66-50 win over Marshwood in a Class A South semifinal. The Rangers advanced to meet defending regional champion Brunswick in the regional final Saturday. Jason Gendron photos. More photos below. BOX SCORE Greely 66 Marshwood 50 M- 8 17 ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • Gould boys basketball ousts Valley in D South semifinals
    AUGUSTA — The Gould boys basketball team took a lead early in the fourth quarter and never looked back en route to a 56-51 win over Valley in a Class D South semifinal game Wednesday at the Civic Center. Alex Shoureas scored 14 points and had 10 rebounds to lead ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • Girls’ basketball: Greely rushes past Marshwood in Class A South
    The Greely High girls’ basketball team pulled away in the fourth quarter to defeat Marshwood, 66-48, in a Class A South semifinal at Cross Insurance Arena on Wednesday morning. Anna DeWolfe led the second-seeded Rangers (18-2) with 28 points. They advance to the regional final at 6 p.m. Saturday at ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • Scarborough handles Bonny Eagle to reach first regional final
    Scarborough junior Nick Fiorillo goes up for two of his game-high 26 points in the Red Storm’s 61-35 win over Bonny Eagle in Tuesday’s Class AA South semifinal. Scarborough will face South Portland Friday in the first regional final in program history. Mike Strout photos. More photos below. BOX SCORE ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • Playoff excitement continues in Mid-Coast
    Brunswick’s MacKenzie Burrows goes up for a shot in traffic during Monday’s quarterfinal win over Falmouth. Brunswick’s Charlotte MacMillan shoots a 3-pointer during the Dragons’ 74-25 win over Falmouth in Monday’s Class A South quarterfinals. MacMillan had a game-high 17 points. (Ed. Note: Due to their timing, the indoor track, ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • SP boys avenge loss, turn aside TA to return to regional final
    South Portland senior Connor Buckley drives on Thornton Academy freshman Payton Jones during the teams’ Class AA South semifinal Tuesday night. The Red Riots avenged a loss from earlier this winter with a 51-36 victory and advanced to meet Scarborough in Friday’s regional final. Mike Strout photos. More photos below. ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21
  • Boothbay starts slow, but picks up the pace to roll by Traip
    AUGUSTA — The Boothbay Region High School girls basketball team’s tournament run started slower than the Seahawks expected. They quickly made up for lost time. Page Brown scored 24 points and top-seeded Boothbay rolled past No. 9 Traip Academy, 59-40, in the Class C South quarterfinals at the Augusta Civic ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-21