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H.S. roundup: Bryant, Cougars clip Falcons in double-overtime

DIXFIELD — Taylor Bryant scored 2:40 into the second overtime to send Dirigo to a thrilling 2-1 win over rival Mountain Valley in Mountain...

Field Hockey: Phoenix hold off Raiders

Spruce Mountain's Auri Armandi (2) breaks away and heads toward the net as Oak Hill's Angela Strout (12) intervenes in a field hockey game...

Local roundup: Hersi's four goals lead Lewiston rout of Camden Hills

LEWISTON — Bilal Hersi scored four times as the Lewiston boys’ soccer team eased to a 7-0 victory at home against Camden Hills on...

H.S. football: Defense rallies Falcons past Phoenix

Mountain Valley's Dylan Desroches looks for a way through Spruce Mountain's Jack Bryant, as Avery Pingree tries to make a hole during Friday night's...

Local roundup: Lewiston football fights back, falls to Portland

LEWISTON — Ben Stasium returned a punt for a touchdown and Zach Elowitch rushed for three TDs as the Bulldogs defeated the Blue Devils...

H.S. football: Week 4 staff picks

(Winners in bold)RANDY WHITEHOUSE (26-7) Mountain Valley at Spruce Mountain Poland at Winthrop/Monmouth/Hall-Dale Mt. Blue at Brewer Dirigo at Old Orchard Beach Sanford at Edward Little Lisbon at Madison/Carrabec Telstar at...

Weekend Blitz and Top 10: Important homecoming contests for Vikings, Hornets

Portland (2-1) at Lewiston (0-3) Friday, 7 p.m. Blue Devils made gains on both sides of the ball last week, but three turnovers kept them out...

Huddle Up: Whitehouse Talking Points for Week 4

This week's edition of Whitehouse Talking Points is dedicated to Larry King's old USA Today column. The man essentially invented tweeting. He had his...

Local roundup: Gosselin's goal gives Lisbon field hockey overtime win over Spruce Mountain

JAY — Peyton Gosselin scored the only goal with 11:32 remaining into the first half as Lisbon defeated Spruce Mountain 1-0 in an MVC...

H.S. roundup: Hornets, Falcons, Ramblers earn road wins in field hockey

Leavitt 2, Morse 0 BATH — Ginny Twitchell and Ava Gagnon both scored first-half goals and the Leavitt defense shut down host Morse for a...

Girls' soccer: Carrabec penalizes previously undefeated Spruce Mountain

Spruce Mountain junior Calley Baker (11) and Carrabec senior midfielder Lauren Chestnut (1) battle for the ball in Jay on Monday afternoon.  (Tony Blasi/Sun Journal)JAY...

H.S. Football: Greyhounds survive Phoenix in overtime

Lisbon's Seth Leeman, left, breaks up a pass intended for Spruce Mountain's Brandon Coates during Saturday's football game in Lisbon. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal) LISBON —...

WATCH: Week 3 high school football Friday night recap

'Twas another fun night of high school football on Friday. For starters, Leavitt had a big win and Mt. Blue's Randy Barker had a...

Local roundup: Poland football wins second straight game

 POLAND — The Poland football team won its second straight game, and in convincing fashion for the second straight time, beating Old Orchard Beach...

H.S. football: Some teams get a kick from their return game

Spruce Mountain High School kick returners Zak Toothaker, left, and Brandon Frey. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)LIVERMORE FALLS — Spruce Mountain was in danger of letting...

Game of the Week: Phoenix, Greyhounds will need a good plan

Lisbon quarterback Lucas Francis tries to shake off Darin Buono of Mountain Valley in Lisbon last Saturday. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)Game plans are fickle in...

H.S. football: Week 3 staff picks

RANDY WHITEHOUSE (16-5) Oak Hill at Mountain Valley Winthrop/Monmouth/Hall-Dale at Wells Oxford Hills/Buckfield at Sanford Old Orchard Beach at Poland Edward Little at Windham Leavitt at Cape Elizabeth Traip at Dirigo Old...

Huddle Up: Whitehouse Talking Points heading into Week 3

If there is anything I hate more than fans and sports writers jumping to conclusions after two weeks of football, it's those who jump...

Weekend Blitz and Top 10: Teams starting to build confidence, momentum

Edward Little (1-1) at Windham (0-2) Friday, 7 p.m Eagles haven't scored through two games, and EL's aggressive defense isn't just going to let them reverse...

Field hockey: Phoenix shoo away pesky Falcons

Spruce Mountain's Hanni Johnson and Mountain Valley's Autumn Freeman eye the ball.Mountain Valley's Faith Riddick Rylee Sevigny watches goal goes in the net in...

WATCH: Week 2 high school football recap

Sun Journal sports reporters Randy Whitehouse, Adam Robinson and Lee Horton discuss Friday night's games involving tri-county area teams.

Boys' soccer: Mountain Valley slips away from Spruce Mountain

JAY — Their first victory of the year was staring the Spruce Mountain Phoenix right in the face, but back-to-back goals from senior center...

H.S. roundup: Wyatt Hathaway leads Leavitt football to blowout win over Yarmouth

YARMOUTH — Sophomore quarterback Wyatt Hathaway was prolific on offense, leading Leavitt to a 46-8 triumph over Yarmouth in football action Friday evening. Hathaway went...

H.S. roundup: Kailey Hackett scores late goal to help Dirigo field hockey edge Oak...

Lisbon's David Schlotterbeck runs during a cross country meet at the University of Maine at Augusta on Wednesday. (Eric Maxim/The Times Record) WALES — Kailey...

Boys' soccer: Monmouth storms past Spruce Mountain

JAY — Monmouth Academy's defense was as threatening as the thunderstorms that rolled over Spruce Mountain High School on Monday afternoon. Dark clouds closed in...

Monday Morning Quarterback: Twin towers stood tall for Hornets

With new starting quarterback Wyatt Hathaway, the Leavitt offense was able to get its passing game going against defending Class C state champ Maine...

WATCH: A sideways look at the first night of high school football

https://youtu.be/uzYhl8LEqGI This ended up not being our best effort, but we couldn't put the first Friday night of 2018 to bed without breaking down the action....

H.S. football: Spruce Mountain waves off Winthrop

LIVERMORE FALLS — It seemed every time Winthrop turned around or got something going, Spruce Mountain was standing right there messing up the works...

H.S. roundup: Dirigo, Mountain Valley open football seasons with wins

OLD TOWN — In a physical battle, the Dirigo Cougars defeated Old Town Coyotes 15-14 in the football season-opener for both teams Friday night. After...

2018 H.S. Football Preview: Team Capsules

DIRIGO Coach: Jim Hersom (fifth year) Region: Class E Last year's record: 3-6, lost in D South quarterfinals. Returning athletes: Seniors — Alex Gorham (RB/LB), Jack Lavorgna (OL/DL),...
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