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Class C field hockey state championship: Ramblers claim elusive state championship

Winthrop celebrates its win over Spruce Mountain in the Class C field hockey state championship Saturday at Deering High School in Portland. (Jill Brady/Portland...

Field hockey: Winthrop vs. Spruce Mountain showdown highlights state title showdowns

Spruce Mountain's Harmony Castonguay, left, tries to slow down Winthrop's Gia Francis as she moves up the field during a field hockey game in...

Field hockey: Track stars provide Spruce Mountain with valuable speed

Spruce Mountain's Ashlyn Williams takes a swing at the ball as Mountain Valley's Courtney Carrier gets a stick in her path during a field...

H.S. baseball: Longtime Spruce Mountain coach Brian Dube retires, Mt. Blue's Stephen Lancaster takes...

Spruce Mountain baseball coach Brian Dube oversees an indoor practice at the old Livermore Falls High School. (Sun Journal file photo)The coaching carousel never...

Field Hockey: Winthrop, Spruce Mountain hope extra week doesn't hurt momentum

With the rain washing out the field hockey state championships from this past weekend to this upcoming Saturday, it gave teams an extra week...

Field Hockey: Winthrop, Spruce Mountain hope extra week doesn't hurt momentum

Winthrop's Moriah Hajduk, left, and Spruce Mountain's Auri Armandi battle for a loose ball during a regular season game in Winthrop earlier this year....

WATCH: Varsity Maine Friday night recap of the high school football playoffs

The first night of the high school football playoffs is in the books. Randy Whitehouse, Adam Robinson and Lee Horton break down the games.

Class D football quarterfinal: Winthrop wallops Spruce Mountain

LIVERMORE FALLS — Winthrop threw Spruce Mountain for a loop on the ground, in the air and on defense. With quarterback Keegan Choate at the...

Field hockey state championships postponed, cross country still up in the air

Spruce Mountain and Winthrop will have to wait another week to face off in their biggest game of the season. The forecast for heavy rain...

Weekend Blitz and Top 10: Playoff preview, with a little de ja vu

No. 5 Lewiston (2-6) at No. 4 Edward Little (4-4) A North first round Friday, 7:30 p.m. First playoff meeting in 10 years, moved up 17 hours...

H.S. football: Week 9 staff picks

(Picks in bold)RANDY WHITEHOUSE (76-15) Mt. Blue at Lawrence Lake Region at Leavitt Poland at Wells Winthrop/Monmouth/Hall-Dale at Spruce Mountain Madison/Carrabec at Mountain Valley Lewiston at Edward Little Oak Hill at...

Field hockey C South final: Emily Castonguay, defense lift Spruce Mountain over Mountain Valley

Spruce Mountain players celebrate with the Class C South championship trophy after defeating Mountain Valley on Wednesday in Biddeford. (Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Portland Press Herald)BIDDEFORD...

Weather forecast moves field hockey regional finals to Wednesday

Mountain Valley, Mt. Blue, Spruce Mountain and Mountain Valley will have to wait an extra day before playing their regional final games. With rain forecast...

C South field hockey semifinal: Spruce Mountain downs Dirigo

JAY — Spruce Mountain came out "full force" against Dirigo in Saturday's Class C South field hockey semifinal, scoring two goals in the first...

Girls' soccer B South prelim: Greely finishes off Spruce Mountain

JAY — Julia Martel and Kaci O'Grady scored two goals apiece, including a pair exactly two minutes apart midway through the first half, to...

WATCH: Week 8 Varsity Maine high school football Friday night recap

VarsityMaine's finest — Randy Whitehouse, Wil Kramlich and Adam Robinson — break down the final Friday night of the high school football regular season.

H.S. football: Week 8 staff picks

RANDY WHITEHOUSE (68-14) Lewiston at Edward Little Winthrop/Monmouth/Hall-Dale at Mountain Valley Gray-New Gloucester at Poland Leavitt at Gardiner Spruce Mountain at Madison/Carrabec Oxford Hills/Buckfield at Windham Mt. Blue at Skowhegan Dirigo at...

Weekend Blitz and top 10: Plenty of good matchups for final week

Lewiston (2-5) at Edward Little (3-4) Friday, 7 p.m. A rivalry so good they've already decided to play the sequel next week. Oxford Hills (5-2) at Windham...

H.S. roundup: Buckfield girls' soccer earns rare win over Richmond

BUCKFIELD — Molly Bourget scored the only goal Buckfield needed for an 1-0 East/West Conference girls' soccer victory over Richmond on Tuesday. The win is...

Field hockey: Ramblers, Falcons in Class C drivers' seats

Bre Feeney, left, of Winthrop and Cloey Ledesma of Mountain Valley battle for the ball during last week's game in Rumford. The Ramblers and...

H.S. golf: Greely’s Smith takes home girls’ title; Leavitt has strong finishes

VASSALBORO — Greely's Rachel Smith signaled the start of play as she took a rules official’s offer to blow the starting horn for the shotgun...

H.S. football: Spruce Mountain slips away from Oak Hill

Spruce Mountain's Zak Toothaker runs the ball down the field for the first Spruce Mountain touchdown of Friday night in Livermore Falls. Oak Hill's...

H.S. roundup: Eddies earn clutch football win over Red Riots

SOUTH PORTLAND — The Edward Little (3-4) overcame a 14-0 halftime deficit, then capped a frantic last-minute drive with a touchdown and conversion with...

Weekend Blitz and Top 10: Some ultimate matchups in season's penultimate week.

Portland (5-1) at Oxford Hills (5-1) Friday, 7 p.m. Vikings have plenty of incentive to refocus for Bulldogs after beating Bonny Eagle. Scarborough (4-1) at Lewiston (2-4) Friday,...

H.S. football: Week 7 staff picks

RANDY WHITEHOUSE (58-12) Scarborough at Lewiston Maranacook at Dirigo Mtn. Valley at Wells Madison/Carrabec at Winthrop/Monmouth/Hall-Dale Edward Little at South Portland Leavitt at Morse Yarmouth at Gray-New Gloucester Oak Hill at Spruce...

Local roundup: Coulombe’s goal gives Eddies tight win over Hornets

AUBURN — Bella Coulombe notched the game’s lone goal as Edward Little secured a 1-0 victory over Leavitt in field hockey action Tuesday. The Red...

H.S. field hockey: Mountain Valley holds off Spruce Mountain's second-half push

Spruce Mountain's Ashlyn Williams takes a swing at the ball as Mountain Valley's Courtney Carrier gets a stick in her path during Tuesday afternoon's...

Phoenix, Greyhounds battle to tie

LISBON — When Mountain Valley Conference schools Lisbon and Spruce Mountain play a high school field hockey game, it’s usually a battle until the...

Local roundup: Blanchard leads Mountain Valley football to win over Madison

Jacob Blanchard scored all four of Mountain Valley's touchdowns in a 26-20 football win over Madison on Friday. The Falcons (4-2) scored twice in the...

H.S. football: Week 6 staff picks

(Picks in bold)LEE HORTON (49-9) Gray-New Gloucester at Maranacook Madison/Carrabec at Mountain Valley Wells at Spruce Mountain Cheverus at Edward Little Westbrook at Mt. Blue Windham at Lewiston Fryeburg at Leavitt Boothbay/Wiscasset...
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