Latest Varsity Maine Coverage:

  • Greenville boys dominate start, finish to defend D South title
    AUGUSTA — Top-seeded Greenville started the Class D South final with a 9-0 run and ended it with a 13-1 run to win its second consecutive regional title, 43-28, over AR Gould at the Augusta Civic Center on Saturday. Connor DiAngelo and Evan Bjork led the balanced Lakers (19-2) with ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Boys’ basketball: Wells wins Class B South again, 40-35
    Wells High won its second straight Class B South boys’ basketball championship on Saturday with a 40-35 win over Cape Elizabeth. Matt Sherburne made both ends of three straight one-and-one free throws in the final minute to secure the win for the top-seeded Warriors (15-6). Wells advances to Friday’s Class ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Video: Winslow reacts to Class B North title
    For more post-game reaction, including live videos from the Maine high school basketball tournaments, be sure to check out our Facebook page after every game. ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Boys’ basketball: Greenville tops A.R. Gould for Class D South title
    AUGUSTA — For the second straight year, the Greenville boys’ basketball team defeated A.R. Gould for the Class D South championship. No. 1 Greenville (19-2) won 43-28 for its second straight regional title at the Augusta Civic Center. Evan Bjork and Connor DiAngelo led the Lakers with 12 points apiece. ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Winslow girls win Class B North championship in OT thriller
    BANGOR — Down nine points midway through the third quarter, the Winslow girls basketball team stuck to the plan. Play tight defense on Presque Isle’s Emily Wheaton, and stay patient on offense. The plan worked. Silver Clukey’s 3-pointer early in the fourth tied the game, and in overtime the Black ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Lewiston, Old Town/Orono hockey teams grab top seeds in North
    The high school hockey playoffs begin this week with a pair of familiar faces earning the No. 1 seeds in Classes A and B North. Two-time defending Class A state champion Lewiston and last year’s Class B North runner-up Old Town/Orono each enter the tournaments as the No. 1 seeds ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Video: Vinalhaven wins girls Class D South title
    For more post-game reaction, including live videos from the Maine high school basketball tournaments, be sure to check out our Facebook page after every game. ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Vinalhaven tops Rangeley in C South girls’ final
    Brooke Egan of Rangeley shoots over Deja Doughty of Vinalhaven during the fourth quarter in Augusta on Saturday. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal) AUGUSTA — A rare charge call against Gilleyanne Davis-Oakes lit a fire in the Vinalhaven senior. That was the spark the Vikings needed to repeat as Class D South ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Girls’ basketball: Lake Region’s defense too much for Freeport
    Chandler True scored 15 points as fourth-ranked Lake Region High pulled away in the third quarter with a strong defensive effort and held on to defeat third-ranked Freeport, 42-34, in the Class B South girls’ basketball championship game at the Cross Insurance Arena. The Lakers led by just one at ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Vinalhaven girls win Class D South championship
    AUGUSTA — The defending Class D state champs will get a chance to defend their crown. Top-seeded Vinalhaven overcame a sluggish start to stuff pesky No. 2 Rangeley 59-49 in the Class D South championship game Saturday at the Civic Center. Gilleyanne Davis-Oakes led all scorers with 24 points and ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Scarborough wins first regional title, ends South Portland’s reign
    Scarborough junior Alex Austin, left, senior Zoltan Panyi, senior Morgan Pratt and senior Jaquan Seme celebrate at the final horn of the Red Storm’s 55-43 victory over South Portland in Friday night’s Class AA South Final. Scarborough will take part in its first state championship game next Friday against Edward ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Hampden boys roll into states after throttling Medomak
    AUGUSTA – Over the last decade, Hampden Academy has been one of the most successful boys basketball programs in the state, and a two-year run of losing in the regional tournament is a long dry spell. On Friday night at the Augusta Civic Center, the Broncos snapped that two-year skid ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Boys’ basketball: Hampden ends Medomak Valley’s run
    AUGUSTA — Medomak Valley’s run through the Class A North boys’ basketball tournament ended Friday night at the Augusta Civic Center when top-ranked Hampden Academy claimed a 43-21 victory to capture the regional title. The sixth-seeded Panthers, who reached the final by defeating third-seeded Skowhegan and second-ranked Nokomis, couldn’t get ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Class A and B Nordic: Telstar’s Boyle-Wight third in Class C boys’ freestyle
    FORT KENT — Telstar’s Gaelan Boyle-Wight and Monmouth’s Kyle Gunnells both skied to top-10 finishes in the Class C boys’ freestyle Nordic race Friday. Boyle-Wight finished third and Gunnells took sixth. Boyle-Wight (14:29.0) came in about 10 seconds behind winner Niko Naranja (14:19.5) of Fort Kent. Orono’s Sam Holt (14:26.0) ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Boys’ basketball: Scarborough wins first regional basketball title
    Scarborough High will finally play in a state championship basketball game. The top-ranked Red Storm pulled away in the fourth quarter to defeat No.2 South Portland 55-43 in the Class AA South boys’ basketball final at the Cross Insurance Arena. The Red Storm led by just three entering the fourth, ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Hamdpen Academy gets big win in regional final
    AUGUSTA — Messalonskee came within minutes, literally, of finding a way to solve the tournament’s most dominating physical presence. The Eagles held Hampden Academy 6-foot-3 center Bailey Donovan to just six points in regulation, had her pinned to the bench to end the third quarter with four fouls and had ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Hampden Academy girls basketball wins Class A North title
    AUGUSTA — The Hampden Academy girls basketball team is the Class A North regional champion. The top-seeded Broncos held No. 3 Messalonskee to just two points in overtime and pulled away for a 42-37 win Friday night at the Augusta Civic Center. It was the third win this season for ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Class A Alpine championships: Edward Little’s Jackson snatches giant slalom win
    Edward Little’s Connor Jackson crests a knoll on the bottom part of the course on his way to a first-place finish in the boys’ giant slalom at the Class A Alpine championships at Mt. Abram in Greenwood. (Brewster Burns photo) GREENWOOD — Edward Little’s Connor Jackson still had a look ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Wrestling: New England championship berths up for grabs
    The team competitions are finished for Maine high school wrestlers. Now it’s all about earning the right to challenge the best in New England. A total of 42 wrestlers – three in each weight class – will advance from the New England Qualifier on Saturday at Nokomis High in Newport ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24
  • Boys’ basketball: Edward Little pulls away to reach state final
    Edward Little finally pulled away from a gritty Windham team and won the Class AA North regional final, 50-35, on Friday. Windham was looking for its second straight upset in the AA North boys’ basketball tournament, but after knocking off two-time champ Portland, the big shots ended one quarter too ... read more
    Published on 2018-02-24