Latest Varsity Maine Coverage:

  • Indoor track: 10 teams to watch
    GIRLS 1. Scarborough: The defending Class A champs bring back eight who scored at the state meet, including sophomore Emily Labbe (26 points). She’s joined by sophomore scorers Anna Gardner (pole vault) and Madison Marinko (long jump, hurdles). Add senior Bethany Sholl, who won the 2-mile (11:40.31), and the Red ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • Indoor track preview: What makes for a team dynasty?
    CUMBERLAND — As Greely High track coach John Folan made his way outside the school amid a sea of runners, he stopped Chloe Waldrep on the way to her warmup run. “Chloe, will you be high jumping this year?” asked Folan, whose girls’ team won the Class B indoor state ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • Indoor track: 20 athletes to watch
    GIRLS Nyagoa Bayak, Westbrook junior, jumps: Bayak won the high jump (5 feet, 6 inches) and triple jump (37-0.75) at the Class A meet, and finished fifth at the New Englands in the high jump (5-3). Darcy Cochran, Cape Elizabeth sophomore, hurdles/sprints: Cochran won the 55 hurdles at the Class ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • Boys’ hockey: York finds scoring touch after a slow start
    YARMOUTH — It took a while for York to find its scoring touch, but once the Wildcats found it they couldn’t stop scoring Wednesday night. Spencer Pickett had two goals and an assist to lead York to a 6-1 victory against Yarmouth in a Class B South boys’ hockey game ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • Wednesday’s boys’ roundup: Biddeford wins in 5 overtimes
    BIDDEFORD — The game that wouldn’t end finally did Wednesday night, and Biddeford was doing the celebrating after defeating Marshwood 82-80 in five overtimes. Cody Saucier scored 18 of his game-high 32 points though the second half and overtimes for the Tigers (2-0) in the SMAA game. Carter Edgerton had ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • Roundup: Poland girls topple St. Dom’s
    AUBURN — Natalie Theriault poured in a game-high 21 points as Poland steamed past St. Dom’s 59-35 in girls’ basketball action Wednesday afteroon. The Knights grabbed a 31-15 halftime lead. Jordan Gregory contributed 11 points for Poland. Caroline Gastonguay led the Saints with 10 points in the losing effort. Gardiner ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • Wednesday’s girls’ roundup: Portland uses late run for basketball victory
    Shayla Eubanks scored a game-high 18 points Wednesday night to lead Portland to a 49-40 victory against Windham in an SMAA girls’ basketball game at the Portland Expo. Portland (2-0) led 36-34 after three quarters but went on a 13-6 run to finish the game. Gemima Motema added eight points ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • Boys’ basketball: Spruce rallies in second half to top Dirigo
    JAY — Spruce Mountain coach Scott Bessey stood there shaking his head and wondering why his team out of sorts in the first half Wednesday night. But after Bessey shared his inspiring words with the undefeated Phoenix at halftime, Spruce Mountain played at more deliberate pace in the third quarter ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • Girls’ basketball: Edward Little pulls away from Lewiston
    Edward Little’s Grace Fontaine shoots the ball as Lewiston’s Myah Nicolas attempts to block during Wednesday night’s basketball game in Lewiston. (Andree Kehn/Sun Journal) LEWISTON — Edward Little broke open its rivalry matchup with Lewiston in the second quarter, and cruised to a 56-36 win Wednesday night. The Blue Devils ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • Boys’ hockey: Edward Little executes well in win over Gorham
    Edward Little High School defenseman Cam Audette, right, slips a pass past Gorham High School’s Cole Perreault during their game Wednesday at the Norway Savings Bank Arena in Auburn. (Justin Pelletier/Sun Journal) AUBURN — Edward Little boys’ hockey coach Norm Gagne didn’t like what he saw from his team during ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • Boys’ Basketball: Eddies flatten Devils, 72-45
    Edward Little’s Wol Maiwen looks at the basket to take a shot as Lewiston’s Dido Lumu plays defense during Wednesday night’s basketball game in Lewiston. (Andree Kehn/Sun Journal) LEWISTON — Edward Little had an enviable choice in Wednesday night’s rivalry tilt with Lewiston — pound the ball inside to Wol ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • High school roundup: Gardiner girls basketball rolls by Leavitt
    TURNER — Aimee Adams scored 16 points and hauled in 14 rebounds to lead the Gardiner girls basketball team past Leavitt 58-45 in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A game Wednesday. Jaycie Stevens added 10 points for Gardiner (1-1) while Logan Granholm had seven points and seven rebounds. Leavitt ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • MS roundup: Lawrence girls basketball storms past Messalonskee
    FAIRFIELD — Camryn Caldwell scored 15 points as the Lawrence girls basketball team handed Messalonskee a 58-43 loss in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A game Wednesday night. Caldwell was one of four Bulldogs to finish in double digits. Molly Folsom had a double-double for Lawrence (2-0) with 10 ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • Winthrop boys basketball pulls away from Monmouth
    WINTHROP — With new names in new places, the Winthrop boys basketball team is still trying to figure out what it does well. A span of four minutes at the end of the third quarter against Monmouth Academy provided the Ramblers with a pretty good idea. Winthrop went on a ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • Zach Small leads Richmond boys basketball past Oak Hill
    WALES — Zach Small got down to business quickly Wednesday night. The Richmond senior scored off the opening tip and, within 6:09, he had the scored the eight points he needed to go over 1,000 for his career. He scored the deciding basket on a 3-pointer from the right side ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • Lawrence boys basketball edges Messalonskee
    OAKLAND — The Lawrence High School boys basketball team is not going to overwhelm anybody with its size. But when the Bulldogs use their quickness and move the ball like they did Wednesday night against Messalonskee, they can present any team a challenge. Lawrence made nine 3-pointers, most coming ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • Boys’ basketball: Moss leads Portland by Windham
    WINDHAM — Terion Moss scored 27 points and took over during a critical fourth quarter stretch to lead Portland High to a 61-44 Class AA North win Tuesday. With the lead down to nine and Windham winning the rebounding battle, Moss calmly made consecutive 3-pointers, then ripped down a rebound ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • Girls’ basketball: Marshwood wins on a late basket
    BIDDEFORD — Casey Perry buried a jumper from the top of the key with five seconds left Wednesday to lift Marshwood over Biddeford 48-46 in an SMAA girls’ basketball game at Tiger Gym. Perry led the Hawks (2-0) with 13 points to go with 10 rebounds – eight offensive – ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-14
  • Wrestling notebook: Tiger Invitational set to go Saturday
    The Gardiner wrestling program turns 50 this season, and on Saturday it will host the 44th Tiger Invitational. John Smith, a former physical education teacher at the high school, founded the tournament. Smith recruited 20 students in 1967 to form the first squad of wrestlers and began the tournament ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-13
  • Swimming: 10 teams to watch
    GIRLS 1. Cape Elizabeth: The defending Class B state champions suffered a few losses to club swimming (Emily Ecker, Jade Lindenau) so another 175-point margin of victory probably isn’t in the cards. But the return of juniors Olivia Tighe (Class B performer of the meet), Hope Campbell, Alicia Lawrence, Casey ... read more
    Published on 2017-12-13