Friday October 31, 2014
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Friday October 31, 2014

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  • High School Extra - Thursday Oct 30, 2014 | 12:20 pm

    Waynflete, SV to renew budding girls soccer rivalry

    Waynflete School usually starts its girls’ soccer games at 3:30 p.m. The sixth-seeded Flyers’ Western C regional semifinal against No. 7 Sacopee Valley will start an hour earlier on Friday – with good reason. “We’ve played them twice and both games were draws,” Waynflete Coach Todd Dominski said. “We figured we better be prepared for overtimes and penalty kicks.” Sacopee Coach Kevin Murphy says he has his PK lineup set. […]

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  • In The Huddle - Thursday Oct 30, 2014 | 10:44 am

    Tom Brady named AFC Offensive Player of Month

    Remember all that talk at the end of September that the Patriots were in deep trouble at 2-2 and Tom Brady was not the quarterback he once was? Seems like Tom took it personally because he went out and had a spectacular October – and earned AFC Offensive Player of the Month honors for that month. All Brady did was lead the Patriots to a 4-0 record in October and […]

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  • High School Extra - Tuesday Oct 28, 2014 | 2:47 pm

    Telstar football elects not to play in playoffs

    Telstar, which made the Western Maine Class D playoffs because of a forfeit win, its only win of the season, has decided not to play at No. 1 Lisbon in the quarterfinal round on Saturday. Telstar Coach Tim O’Connor said the decision was based on numbers and safety. After a discussion with the players, the parents and school administrators, the decision was made. “We didn’t win a game,” he said. […]

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  • High School Extra - Tuesday Oct 28, 2014 | 2:39 pm

    Freeport hires new girls’ basketball, girls’ lacrosse coaches

    Freeport High School didn’t have much time to find a new girls’ basketball coach after Jim Seavey resigned earlier this fall. But athletic director Craig Sickels found a good one. Sickels announced Tuesday that Mike Hart, who previously coached at Fryeburg Academy and Morse, will be the Falcons new girls’ basketball coach. He also announced that Marcia Wood, the Falcons field hockey coach, will be Freeport’s girls’ lacrosse coach. Wood […]

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  • High School Extra - Tuesday Oct 28, 2014 | 2:10 pm

    Is Falmouth ready for ‘A’ boys soccer test?

    A year ago a youthful Falmouth High boys’ soccer team, replacing 14 graduated seniors, went 1-1 in its first Class A tournament, winning a prelim game as the sixth seed and then bowing to No. 3 Portland in the regional quarterfinal. This year the Yachtsmen (11-1-2) enter as the second seed and want to prove the program that won nine Class B state championships from 2000-2012 (including 2012) can compete in any tournament. Falmouth […]

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  • In The Huddle - Sunday Oct 26, 2014 | 7:47 pm

    No time to celebrate for Patriots, Broncos on the way

    Traditionally, the Patriots and Bill Belichick give the players Monday off after a win. And if any team deserved a day off after a win this week, it’s the Patriots, coming off their near-perfect 51-23 walloping of the Chicago Bears. But nooooooooo. The Patriots will hold positional meetings Monday in preparation for the annual Tom Brady-Peyton Manning showdown next Sunday. Yeah, there are a lot of other players on the […]

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    Sports - Friday Oct 24, 2014 | 12:47 pm

    Al-Mateen prepares to say goodbye to Maine football family

      Khari Al-Mateen is watching his Maine football career wind down. There are four games left for the senior safety, starting with Saturday’s noon contest at Rhode Island. There will be no conference championship and no playoff berth this year for the Black Bears, who sit at a disappointing 2-5. They have two very winnable road games against the bottom two teams in the Colonial Athletic Association (URI is 0-7, […]

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  • High School Extra - Friday Oct 24, 2014 | 10:32 am

    Check High School Extra for postponements

    A bit soggy out there, eh? Even though skies will be clearing soon, some schools are postponing football and soccer games. We’ll keep you up to date. Here’s one change of venue: The Deering-Cheverus football game on Saturday has been moved to Fitzpatrick Stadium. Kickoff is still scheduled for 12:30 p.m. And another: The Morse at Mt. Ararat football game has been moved to the turf field at Yarmouth High. […]

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  • High School Extra - Thursday Oct 23, 2014 | 2:20 pm

    Football game moved to Falmouth’s turf field

    The Falmouth at Greely football game has switched sites and will now be played on Falmouth’s turf field. The game is Friday at 7 p.m.

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