Latest Varsity Maine Coverage:

  • Winthrop football rolls at Mount View
    THORNDIKE — Even with a playoff spot secure, the Winthrop/Monmouth football team wanted to have a fast start in Saturday afternoon’s crossover game at Mount View, if for no other reason than to set the tone heading into the postseason. The Ramblers can consider the tone set. The Ramblers scored ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Winslow boys soccer blitzes through MDI
    WINSLOW — Threatening. Relentless. Opportunistic. Efficient. And perhaps most of all, if you’re an unwitting opponent of the Winslow boys soccer team, completely unpredictable. “We don’t have set positions, so I think it makes it hard to game plan for us,” Winslow head coach Aaron Wolfe said after his fourth-seeded ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Girls’ soccer: Windham shuts out Falmouth
    WINDHAM — Goalie Kaitlyn Roberts recognized there was no room for error when Windham faced Falmouth in a Class A South prelim game on Saturday, two weeks after the teams played to a tie. Roberts, a senior, recorded her fourth shutout of the season and Julia McKenna scored as ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Winslow girls lock down Medomak Valley
    WINSLOW — Saturday morning’s Class B North preliminary round playoff game was just 10 minutes old, and already the Medomak Valley girls soccer team had dug itself a hole too deep to climb out of. Sarah Guimond scored in the 10th minute and third-seeded Winslow was an illustration in playing ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Football: South Portland tops Portland, 34-17
    SOUTH PORTLAND — Jake Poole threw for 200 yards and two scores and ran for almost 100 yards and two more touchdowns to lead South Portland to a 34-17 Class A win win over Portland on Saturday. It was the 102nd Battle of the Bridge meeting between the schools. South ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Volleyball: Falmouth sweeps Cony in quarterfinal
    FALMOUTH — Third-seeded Falmouth swept the first three sets of its Class B volleyball quarterfinal match on Saturday afternoon to earn a win over No. 6 Cony. The Yachtsmen (11-4) registered 25-7, 25-13 and 25-21 victories over the Rams (7-8) to move into Tuesday’s semifinals against the winner of the ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Boys’ soccer: Trojans fend off Hawks to advance, 1-0
    SACO — Eighth-seeded Thornton Academy defeated No. 9 Marshwood 1-0 on Saturday in Class A South boys’ soccer prelim. Brogan Searle-Belanger scored off a Chase Pierce assist for Thornton Academy (9-5-1) with 14:34 left in the second half. Thornton Academy goalkeeper Travis Snyder finished with 11 saves Chase Gagnon had ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Field hockey: No. 6 Westbrook stuns Massabesic in second OT
    WATERBORO — Avery Tucker tipped in a shot by Maddison LeBeau with 5:09 remaining in the second sudden-death overtime period to lift sixth-ranked Westbrook High to a 3-2 victory over No.2 Massabesic in a Class A South field hockey semifinal Saturday afternoon. The Blazes (12-4) will play in the regional ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Cross country: Maranacook girls win Class C regional title
    CUMBERLAND — The following are results from the southern Maine regional cross country championships on Saturday at Twin Brook Recreation Area. CLASS C GIRLS The Maranacook girls won the team title with 37 points, followed by Maine Coast Waldorf (51) and St. Dominic (91). The top individual was freshman Olivia ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Cross country: Maranacook, MCW win Class C regional titles
    CUMBERLAND — The following are results from the southern Maine regional cross country championships on Saturday at Twin Brook Recreation Area. CLASS C GIRLS The Maranacook girls won the team title with 37 points, followed by Maine Coast Waldorf (51) and St. Dominic (91). The top individual was freshman Olivia ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Friday’s football roundup: Thornton foils Sanford’s upset bid
    SANFORD — Anthony Bracamonte scored the tiebreaking touchdown with a 22-yard run in the fourth quarter, then added a 37-yard TD run as Thornton Academy beat Sanford 21-7 on Friday night in the final high school football game at Cobb Stadium. The game was scoreless until Will Mitchell’s 1-yard run ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Skowhegan football storms back to beat Mt. Blue
    FARMINGTON — The Skowhegan football team overcame an early 14-point deficit to take a 50-20 Pine Tree Conference Class B win over Mt. Blue at Caldwell Field on Friday night. Skowhegan enters the playoffs with a 5-3 record. Mt. Blue ends the season at 1-7. Marcus Christopher completed 21 ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Madison football subdues Spruce Mountain
    LIVERMORE FALLS — Madison/Carrabec gave Spruce Mountain’s defense fits on the opening drive of a Class D South football game Friday night. That was just the beginning of the Phoenix’s headaches at Griffin Field. The Bulldogs were equally formidable on defense, and that set the tone for their 44-8 victory ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Friday’s high school roundup: Bonny Eagle advances in girls’ soccer
    STANDISH — Emily Ginter and Madison Boothby scored late in the first half Friday as sixth-seeded Bonny Eagle overcame an early deficit and defeated 11th-ranked Thornton Academy 2-1 in a Class A South girls’ soccer prelim. The Scots (10-4-1) will be at third-ranked Marshwood (11-2-1) in the quarterfinals Tuesday. Sydney ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Local roundup: Carrabec boys soccer gets past Winthrop in overtime
    NORTH ANSON — Cavan Weegler scored off a Dylan Willette corner kick 4 minutes into overtime to give the Carrabec boys soccer team at 3-2 win over Winthrop in a Class C South prelim game Friday. Jacob Atwood and Willette had the other goals for No. 8 Carrabec (8-7-0), which ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Shocker in Tigertown: Gardiner stuns Cony in OT thriller
    GARDINER — The Cony/Gardiner rivalry has been played 140 times. Few matchups, if any, went as wildly as Friday night’s. The Tigers and Rams endured one dramatic swing after another, taking them through a contentious second half, a wild fourth quarter and then into overtime, where Matt Boynton’s interception and ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Sports Digest: Class AA and A basketball state games coming to Portland
    High schools Basketball title games coming to Portland’s CIA The Maine Principals’ Association and America East have worked out an agreement that will allow the Class AA and Class A state championship games to be held at the Cross Insurance Arena this year. America East will hold its tournament, including ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Messalonskee rushes past Lawrence in PTC B regular season finale
    FAIRFIELD — It seemed all the Lawrence football team needed was a spark. Late in the third quarter, Isaiah Schooler lit the match. With the Bulldogs trailing Messalonskee by 14 points, Schooler returned a kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown. That play set up a 28-point run for Lawrence, culminating ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Winslow football holds off MCI
    PITTSFIELD — It was a battle, right down to the wire, but in the end the Winslow football team’s rushing attack was too much to tame. The Black Raiders held on to beat Maine Central Institute 32-29 on Friday night in front of a packed house at Alumni Field. Winslow ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Football: Falmouth cruises past Greely, 38-0
    FALMOUTH — Garret Aube scored two touchdowns, and Jack Bryant ran for a TD and passed for another as Falmouth rolled to a 38-0 win over Greely 38-0 in a Class B South regular-season finale Friday night. Bryant had a 1-yard touchdown run and a 31-yard scoring pass to Brady ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21