Latest Varsity Maine Coverage:

  • Messalonskee field hockey rolls past Mt. Blue
    WATERVILLE — Put the fleet-footed Messsalonskee field hockey team on turf and the Eagles take their game to another level. That was the case Friday night at Thomas College where the second-seeded Eagles took on No. 3 Mt. Blue in a Class A North semifinal. Just over two weeks ago, ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Football: Scarborough pulls away to beat Bonny Eagle
    STANDISH — Scarborough scored three touchdowns in the second half to beat Bonny Eagle 35-14 Friday night. Bonny Eagle, the defending Class A state champion, finished the regular season 7-1, as did Scarborough. Friday’s game came down to who could stop the other’s offense. Bonny Eagle scored 380 points in ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-21
  • Field hockey: Biddeford upsets top-seeded Scarborough, heads to Class A South final
    SCARBOROUGH — Fourth-ranked Biddeford High took the lead in the first half and then held on to beat No. 1 Scarborough, 2-1, in a Class A South field hockey semifinal on Friday. All the scoring came in a wild span of less than five minutes in the first half. Hailey ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • Girls’ soccer: Freeport edges Lincoln Academy
    FREEPORT — Fifth-seeded Freeport advanced to the Class B South girls’ soccer quarterfinals for the second straight year, holding on for a 2-1 win in a preliminary-round game Friday afternoon against No. 11 Lincoln Academy. The Falcons (11-4) built a 2-0 lead before Chelsea Williams scored a sensational goal for ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • Mirror image: Maranacook girls soccer blanks Hall-Dale
    READFIELD — There wasn’t much that separated the Maranacook and Hall-Dale girls soccer teams Friday afternoon at Ricky Gibson Field of Dreams, not targeted shots, possession statistics or any other way to measure the final result. So when freshman Evelyn St. Germain popped home her first career playoff goal just ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • Winthrop field hockey edges Stearns/Schenck in C North semifinal
    WINTHROP — As is the case most years, the Winthrop field hockey team entered the Class C North playoffs without the benefit of knowing much about its opponent. “It’s the challenge we face,” Winthrop coach Jess Merrill said. “It’s difficult because while we try to get up north to see ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • Field hockey: Defending state champs survive overtime scare
    YORK — Sydney Bouchard stick-handled between two defenders and scored in the third minute of the second overtime to give top-seeded York a 2-1 victory over No. 5 Lake Region in a Class B South semifinal field hockey game Friday afternoon. The Wildcats (13-2-1) advance to the regional finals for ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • Gardiner field hockey edges Nokomis in B North semis
    GARDINER — The final seconds ticked off and the Gardiner Area High School field hockey team started the celebration at midfield, all smiles after punching its ticket to the Class B North regional final. It didn’t come without a final scare. Fourth-seeded Gardiner prevailed after a final Nokomis scoring chance ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • Skowhegan field hockey storms into A North final
    SKOWHEGAN — The Skowhegan Area High School field hockey team beat Cony twice in the regular season by five goals in each game. On Friday afternoon, the Indians were quick to point out that those results had no bearing on how they approached their regional semifinal against the Rams. “We ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • Waterville girls soccer blanks Foxcroft in B North prelim game
    WATERVILLE — The Waterville girls soccer team had no trouble controlling the ball Friday, and as a result, Foxcroft Academy. Senior midfielder Sophie Weston scored two goals and added an assist to lead the No. 6 Purple Panthers over the No. 11 Ponies 4-0 in a Class B North prelim ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • High School football live results – Week 8
    Tweets by VarsityMaine ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • Cross-country teams head into championship season
    There has been little doubt this fall about the identities of the two best cross-country runners in Maine high school competition. Yarmouth senior Luke Laverdiere has not been seriously challenged, nor has Falmouth freshman Sofie Matson. As for teams, however, that muddled picture should begin to clear Saturday at the ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • Athletes of the Week: Oct. 20, 2017
    GIRLS Taylor Ouellette, Thornton Academy field hockey: The senior forward and captain became Thornton’s all-time leader in goals when she scored three times in the Golden Trojans’ 7-0 preliminary playoff victory against Sanford. Ouellette scored 26 goals this season and finished her high school career with 63 goals, two more ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • High school football notebook: Last hurrah for Sanford’s Cobb Stadium
    SANFORD — For 65 years, athletes and fans in Sanford have congregated at Cobb Stadium to be part of high school football. Friday night’s game against Thornton Academy (6-1) will be the final Sanford High football contest at the field – unless the Spartans (4-3) pull a huge upset. Then, ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • Board to review Wells mascot and logo in response to complaints that Native Americans were mocked
    School officials may consider changing Wells High’s nickname and logo in the wake of complaints that Native Americans were mocked at a football game. Amelia Tuplin, the mother of a Micmac Indian who plays quarterback at Lisbon High School, said the behavior of fans and players at Wells High last ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • School board to review Wells High mascot and logo
    School officials may consider changing Wells High’s nickname and logo in the wake of complaints that Native Americans were mocked at a football game. Amelia Tuplin, the mother of a Micmac Indian who plays quarterback at Lisbon High School, said the behavior of fans and players at Wells High last ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • Week 8: High school football predictions
    Staff picks for this weekend's games. ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • Gray-New Gloucester football coach resigns after allegedly telling players to taunt opponent
    The varsity football coach at Gray-New Gloucester High has resigned after allegations arose that he instructed his players to taunt a Yarmouth player about having two mothers as parents. The parents, Lynn and Stephanie Eckersley-Ray, say Gray-New Gloucester coach Duane Greaton told his players to taunt their son every time ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • Gray-New Gloucester football coach dismissed after allegedly telling players to taunt opponent
    The varsity football coach at Gray-New Gloucester High has been dismissed for allegedly instructing his players to taunt a Yarmouth player about having two mothers as parents. The parents, Lynn and Stephanie Eckersley-Ray, say Gray-New Gloucester coach Duane Greaton told his players to taunt their son every time he was ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20
  • Among football rivalries, Cony-Gardiner special — but hardly alone
    After 125 years, the rivalry still resonates. There’s still the energy, still the buzz. When the Cony High School and Gardiner Area High School football teams meet, pride is at stake. And members from both communities, from the recent graduates to settled-in old-timers, check in to see if their side ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-20