Latest Varsity Maine Coverage:

  • 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
  • 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
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    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