Stories about Winthrop

H.S. Football: Stoneton resigning to become Winthrop AD

WINTHROP — As a football coach, Joel Stoneton knows the timing of his departure couldn't be worse. Personally and professionally, he realizes it couldn't be better. Stoneton, 40, has resigned from coaching after 19 years with the Winthrop/Monmouth football program, the past 10 as hea...

Local Racing Roundup: Winthrop's White wins with ACT

For the first time in his American-Canadian Tour career, Jeff White of Winthrop won a road game Saturday night. He beat the best in the local late model business to do it, also, holding off two-time defending ACT champion Wayne Helliwell Jr. to win the 150-lap event at White Mountain Motor...

H.S. lacrosse: Maranacook/Winthrop falls to Yarmouth in East B semifinal

READFIELD — When only the best teams remain late in the playoff season, every small mistake is magnified. Despite controlling most of their draws, the Maranacook/Winthrop Hawks lost possession in the moments following those faceoff wins with more regularity than they'd care to admit....

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H.S. tennis: Winthrop, Spruce Mountain fall in regional finals

PORTLAND — Rivals in the Mountain Valley Conference, Winthrop and Spruce Mountain were two peas in a pod at the Western Maine regional tennis finals at the Racket and Fitness Center. Both girls' squads are filled with players who rarely — if ever — play indoors, and neith...

H.S. softball: Mountain Valley ousts Winthrop

WINTHROP — Their attitudes were playful and relaxed, but the game-face demeanor of the Mountain Valley softball team was all business Thursday. The sixth-ranked Falcons were loose and loving it in their Western C quarterfinal, but their play was stellar in a 10-1 win over third-seede...

H.S. baseball: Saints shake Ramblers in West C quarterfinal

AUBURN — For the third consecutive year, the Winthrop High School Ramblers traveled to St. Dominic Academy in the Western Class C baseball playoffs. In 2012, the Ramblers won a back-and-forth, two-run game in the quarterfinal round. Last year, the Saints came away with their own two-...

Class B East Boys' Lacrosse Quarterfinal: Maranacook/Winthrop stays unbeaten, ousts NYA

READFIELD — For the relatively short history of Maine high school lacrosse, players from outside Cumberland County might have been willing to sign away their future first-born child or cut a deal with the netherworld for a chance to beat North Yarmouth Academy. Now, the undefeated co...

Class C West Baseball Preliminary: Red-hot Ramblers rout 'Gulls

WINTHROP — Every tournament, in every sport, at every level has the red-hot, lower-seeded team that no favorite in its right mind wants to face. In this year's Class C West baseball playoff, there's no doubt the unsung foe invoking fear is No. 6 Winthrop, which ousted No. 11 Old Orch...

H.S. Lacrosse Playoffs: Unfinished business for Devils

Sam Cote and Laurianne Murphy have spent their entire Lewiston lacrosse careers knocking at the door. A bounce here. An inch or two there. Oh-so-close to putting the Blue Devils in the state championship conversation. Wednesday afternoon, the two seniors get one more chance to leave...

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H.S. tennis: Ramblers stop Saints; Phoenix advance; Devils fall

Winthrop freshman Megan Chamberland returns a shot to St. Dominic Academy's Callie Greco during their match at No. 2 singles in a Western Class C semifinal in Auburn on Saturday. Chamberland won the match, 6-4, 6-4.