Latest Varsity Maine Coverage:

  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Scarborough stands out with special teams
    PORTLAND — The Scarborough High School offense was as good as advertised. The defense lived up to every bit of the hype. But it was the special teams — often overlooked in a game with the magnitude of a state championship — that got the Red Storm off and running ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-18
  • Scarborough puts on a 48-minute show, dominates Windham to win Class A title
    Scarborough seniors Jeremy Sendrowski (21) and Connor Kelly celebrate at the final horn of the Red Storm’s 57-0 domination of Windham in Saturday’s Class A state game. Scarborough won Class A for the first time and captured the program’s second Gold Ball. Adam Birt photos. More photos below. BOX SCORE ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-18
  • Class D football: Wells routs Foxcroft Academy in state final
    Michael Wrigley rushed for three touchdowns and passed for another as Wells shut out Foxcroft Academy 48-0 in the Class D football state championship game Saturday at Fitzpatrick Stadium. It was the 16th consecutive win for Wells (12-0), which moved to Class D after winning the Class C championship last ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-18
  • Scarborough blasts Windham for first Class A state football title
    Scarborough’s Jeremy Sendrowski, left, and Connor Kelly celebrate after beating Windham in the Class A football state championship at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland. (Ben McCanna/Portland Press Herald) PORTLAND — Keeping up with a team as explosive as Scarborough is a tall task even on a 100-yard field. When the Red ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-18
  • Football: Wells routs Foxcroft Academy in Class D state final
    Michael Wrigley rushed for three touchdowns and passed for another as Wells shut out Foxcroft Academy 48-0 in the Class D football state championship game Saturday at Fitzpatrick Stadium. It was the 16th consecutive win for Wells (12-0), which moved to Class D after winning the Class C championship last ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-18
  • Class A football: Scarborough leaves no doubt
    PORTLAND — Special teams paved the way to a championship ending for Scarborough High’s special football season. The Red Storm won their first Class A title Saturday, 57-0, at Fitzpatrick Stadium against Windham. It was the largest margin of victory in Class A history, surpassing Cheverus’ 65-13 win against Lewiston ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-18
  • Football: Scarborough rolls to Class A state title
    Special teams paved the way to a championship ending for Scarborough High’s special football season. The Red Storm won their first Class A title Saturday, 57-0, at Fitzpatrick Stadium against Windham. It was the largest margin of victory in Class A history, surpassing Cheverus’ 65-13 win against Lewiston in 1985. ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-18
  • Class C settled, now 3 more state football titles on the line Saturday: Complete coverage
    Published on 2017-11-18
  • MCI runs over Cape Elizabeth in surprising state final
    Maine Central Institute senior Adam Bertrand runs past Cape Elizabeth seniors Jack Glanville (33) and Jacob Brydson during Friday night’s Class C state final. The Huskies avenged a loss from earlier this season and upset the Capers, who are still seeking their first state championship, 30-13. Michael G. Seamans / ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-18
  • Portland Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony Wednesday
    The Portland High School Football Hall of Fame will induct its 2017 class Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., at the Italian Heritage Center. Jim Colello, Peter Gribbin, Steve Stinson, Joel Connick, Scott Thomes and Frederick Ostergren will be inducted and Connie Rutherford will also be honored. Tickets are $25 and will ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-18
  • Football: MCI denies Cape Elizabeth, wins Class C title
    ORONO — Maine Central Institute used a powerful running game to defeat Cape Elizabeth 30-13 Friday night in the Class C football state championship game at Alfond Stadium. Pedro Matos and Adam Bertrand each rushed for more than 160 yards to pace the Huskies. Bertrand scored two touchdowns, and Matos ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-18
  • Class C football: New class, same result for MCI
    ORONO — New class, new foes, no problem. For the second consecutive year, the Maine Central Institute football team is a state champion. Senior Adam Bertrand ran for 166 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and classmate Pedro Matos ripped off a key 93-yard touchdown run late in the ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-18
  • Class C football: MCI uses some trickery to upend Cape Elizabeth
    ORONO — The Maine Central Institute football team had three points and a halftime lead all but wrapped up. But Tom Bertrand wanted more. So the Huskies’ coach got creative. Mad scientist creative. With the ball just 6 yards from the end zone and the Huskies looking to stretch their ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-18
  • Football: Once among the young fans, Wells’ Nolan Potter now inspires them
    WELLS — Wells High faced third-and-2 in the third quarter last Saturday, and there was little doubt who would get the ball. Quarterback Michael Wrigley handed off to 6-foot-2, 210-pound senior fullback Nolan Potter. Potter was hit at the line of scrimmage – or more accurately, Potter hit the defender. ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-18
  • Preview of Saturday’s high school football championships
    At Fitzpatrick Stadium, Portland CLASS A Windham (7-4) vs. Scarborough (9-1) When: 11:06 a.m. scarborough: The Red Storm are making their first trip to a Class A final and first championship-game appearance since winning Class B in 2002. They have a diverse and potent offense, averaging 48.3 points and more ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-18
  • Class D football: Powerful offense meets stifling defense as Foxcroft takes on Wells
    The Wells High School football team may be the popular pick for the Class D championship game Saturday, but coach Tim Roche isn’t buying it. “I guess everyone would call us a favorite, and that’s fine,” he said. “I don’t know in high school football how you tell a favorite. ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-17
  • Class B football: Skowhegan, Marshwood end season against first opponent
    The score has illuminated the Clark Field scoreboard before each Skowhegan Area High School home football game this season since the game was played on the first Friday night of the season. This week, with the Indians practicing under the lights at Clark Field, the score has gone up every ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-17
  • State championship football picks
    Selections for the final four games of the high school football season. ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-17
  • Football: Windham believes it can shock Scarborough
    GORHAM — The Windham High football team believes it is a completely different group now compared to the first time it played Scarborough. The Eagles have to believe. Because the alternative is not pretty. The first time the teams met, in the sixth game of the regular season, visiting Scarborough ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-17
  • Football: Scarborough seniors pull together in quest for Class A state championship
    SCARBOROUGH — Three years later, they still remember that feeling from their first high school pep rally, when Scarborough’s freshman class pulled off the preposterous feat of beating the seniors at the annual tug-of-war. “It was definitely a weird moment,” said Anthony Griffin, now a senior himself. “We did not ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-17