Latest Varsity Maine Coverage:

  • Brown leads Greely past Yarmouth, to cusp of program record
    Greely junior Zach Brown goes up over Yarmouth junior Noah Eckersley-Ray for two of his game-high 31 points in the Rangers’ 56-46 road victory Monday night. Greely has now won 33 consecutive games. Mike Strout photos. More photos below. BOX SCORE Greely 56 Yarmouth 46 G- 17 8 8 23- ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-16
  • Boys’ basketball: Greely closes in on school-record winning streak
    YARMOUTH — Zack Brown took over the game at precisely the right moment Monday night to lead unbeaten Greely to a 56-46 victory against Yarmouth in a Western Maine Conference boys’ basketball game. Brown, a 6-foot-3 senior swingman, scored 20 of his game-high 31 points in the final 10 minutes ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-16
  • Greely girls fight off Yarmouth’s upset bid to continue surge
    Greely sophomore Brooke Obar lines up a shot for two of her 19 points in the Rangers’ 51-38 win at Yarmouth Monday night. Mike Strout photos. More photos below. BOX SCORE Greely 51 Yarmouth 38 G- 10 10 19 12- 51Y- 9 8 11 10- 38 G- Clement 6-9-23, Obar ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-16
  • Monday’s high school boys’ roundup: Sanford beats Cheverus in basketball
    SANFORD — Leyton Bickford had 10 for his game-high 22 points in the second quarter as Sanford beat Cheverus 56-52 in a boys’ basketball game Monday. The Spartans trailed by six after the first quarter but outscored the Stags by 10 in the second quarter to take a four-point lead. ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-16
  • Girls’ basketball: Skowhegan dismisses Mt. Blue
    FARMINGTON — The absence of those short trips to the free-throw line hurt the Mt. Blue Cougars on Monday. Being a no-show at the foul line allowed Skowhegan to run away with a 70-44 victory over Mt. Blue in a girls’ basketball. “The problem was we couldn’t get a single ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-16
  • Local roundup: Oxford Hills girls beat Gorham
    Oxford Hills’ Cassidy Dumont tries to get by Gorham’s Brittany Desjardin during the first half Monday in Paris. PARIS — Julia Colby produced a team-leading 16 points to lead Oxford Hills’ balanced attack in a 54-41 girls’ basketball win over Gorham on Monday. Maggie Hartnett posted 12 points, while Maighread ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-16
  • Monday’s girls’ roundup: Bonny Eagle sends Marshwood to first loss
    STANDISH — Mackenzie Emery scored 22 points Monday as Bonny Eagle sent Marshwood to its first SMAA girls’ basketball loss of the season, 49-44. Emery was 7 of 10 from the foul line in the final period for the Scots (7-3), who took a 28-23 haftime lead and went on ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-16
  • KJ local roundup: Cony boys basketball races by Erskine
    SOUTH CHINA — Jordan Roddy scored 10 of his team-high 20 points in the fourth quarter to lead Cony past Erskine 56-46 in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A boys basketball game Monday. Dakota Dearborn scored 13 points for Cony (6-5), hitting three 3-pointers along the way. Jack Jowett ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-16
  • MS roundup: Turner, Wener lead Messalonskee girls basketball to key win over Medomak Valley
    WALDOBORO — Gabrielle Wener hit a key 3-pointer and Ally Turner netted five free-throws in the final minutes of the fourth quarter to lead the Messalonskee girls basketball team to a 45-44 win over Medomak Valley in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A game Monday. Turner earned a double-double ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-16
  • Boys’ basketball: Class A Biddeford stuns Scarborough, 68-39
    BIDDEFORD — Biddeford High Coach Justin Tardif had many reasons to smile Monday afternoon. His Class A Tigers put a beating on a good Class AA team from Scarborough, 68-39, snapping the visitors’ six-game win streak. Biddeford started fast, scored inside with regularity and drained 10 3-pointers. They shared the ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-16
  • Boys’ hockey: Lewiston takes Edward Little’s best shot, pulls out 4-1 win
    Despite losing his glove diving for a previous shot, EL goalie Gavin Toussaint stands his ground as Lewiston’s Alex Robert, foreground and Sam Frechette swat at the bouncing puck out in front of the net during the second period of Monday afternoons game at the Norway Savings Bank Arena in ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-16
  • Skowhegan wrestling pulls off win at Cony Duals
    AUGUSTA — The fact the 17th annual Cony Duals were held Monday, three weeks after originally scheduled due to bad weather, didn’t diminish the drama. The tournament, a series of dual elimination matches throughout the day, came down to two of the region’s better teams, Cony and Skowhegan. In the ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-15
  • EL boys start fast, continue Deering’s skid
    Edward Little junior Wol Maiwen hounds Deering senior Nicsoni Bushiri during Monday afternoon’s contest. Maiwen’s 16 points and five blocked shots helped the Red Eddies down the Rams, 67-50. Joe Carpine / 365digitalphotography.com photos. More photos below. BOX SCORE Edward Little 67 Deering 50 EL- 17 18 18 14- 67D- ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-15
  • First timers: Messalonskee hockey earns win over Lawrence/Skowhegan/MCI
    WATERVILLE — It was an afternoon of firsts for the Messalonskee hockey team on Monday. Junior Dean Simpson scored his first career goal, freshman Myles Hammond recorded his first career hat trick, and the Eagles’ top line was the best it had been all season in producing a 6-3 win ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-15
  • Hembre’s heroics return Falmouth to win column
    Falmouth senior Theo Hembre, center, is congratulated by classmates Nick Farnham (5) and Brendan Hickey after scoring one of his four goals in Monday’s 4-2 home win over Bangor. Joe Carpine / 365digitalphotography.com photos. More photos below. FALMOUTH—In a season full of fits and starts, Falmouth’s boys’ hockey team is ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-15
  • Boys’ basketball: Biddeford stuns AA Scarborough, 68-39
    BIDDEFORD — Biddeford High opened the second half on a 15-0 run with all its points resulting from interior shots and then buried Scarborough with five 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to post an emphatic 68-39 interclass win Monday afternoon at Tiger Gym. Cody Saucier led Biddeford, now 6-3 in ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-15
  • Kennebec hockey defensive in win over Brewer
    WATERVILLE — It took less than 90 seconds for an impressive Kennebec RiverHawks effort to turn into something Kennebec coach Jon Hart coined “a missed opportunity” Monday. The RiverHawks got goals from John Evans and Tom Tibbetts and held off a furious final push from visiting Brewer, holding off the ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-15
  • Lewiston wins KVAC cheering championship
    AUGUSTA — After losing its conference title last year, the Lewiston High School cheering team didn’t have to wait long to get it back. The Blue Devils reign again in the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference after winning the conference championship with 84 points at the Augusta Civic Center. Bangor, which ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-15
  • Maranacook Nordic ski team enjoys itself on and off the snow
    Parker Tinkham of the Maranacook Nordic Ski Team received a snowflake award for competing in her first high school Nordic race. Head coach Steve DeAngelis hands the awards out after each athlete competes in the first race. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal) READFIELD — As the rain poured outside, melting away the ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-15
  • Garrard is Fitzpatrick Trophy winner
    Owen Garrard of Scarborough High was named the 47th winner of the James J. Fitzpatrick Trophy, becoming the first player from Scarborough to win the award given to the top senior football player in Maine. Garrard rushed for 1,204 yards and 24 touchdowns and also made 76 tackles, 10 ... read more
    Published on 2018-01-14