All posts by Michael Hoffer

  • Freeport Falcons Winter Sports Preview

    This stands to be an exciting winter sports season at Freeport. The boys’ basketball team welcomes home a one-time hero as its new coach. The...

  • Falmouth Yachtsmen Winter Sports Preview

    Falmouth will make noise across the board this winter. The boys’ basketball team has a great shot to win a first-ever Class B championship. The...

  • Portland Bulldogs Winter Sports Preview

    The Bulldogs of Portland figure to compete in several sports this winter. Leading the way is a boys’ basketball team that got hot at the...

  • Deering Rams Winter Sports Preview

    A championship defense and several new faces are the story at Deering High this winter. The girls’ basketball team has won two straight Class A...

  • Cheverus Stags Winter Sports Preview

    Cheverus is always in the middle of the title hunt in several winter sports. This year should be no different. The boys’ basketball team has...

  • McAuley Lions Winter Sports Preview

    Look for a very strong winter season from McAuley. The storied basketball program is primed to leap right back into the top tier of contenders...

  • Waynflete Flyers Winter Sports Preview

    The Waynflete winter athletic teams have enjoyed their share of drama and triumph in recent years and this season should continue the trend. The boys’...

  • Mid-Coast all-stars in abundance

    Brunswick, Morse and Mt. Ararat all had their moments this fall and each school placed plenty of athletes on Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference soccer, field...

  • Mt. Ararat honors top fall athletes

    Mt. Ararat High School recently paid tribute to its top fall athletes. The varsity football team gave its Coaches’ Award to Frank True. T.C. Schofield...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Mt. Ararat spring coaching openings Mt. Ararat is seeking varsity baseball, freshman baseball, junior varsity baseball, junior varsity softball and junior varsity girls’ lacrosse coaches...

  • Winter Sports Preview next week

    The Forecaster will present its ninth annual Winter Sports Preview in our Dec. 11 print edition. The preview will also be available on-line beginning Dec....

  • Elsewhere

    SUBHEAD-ELSEWHERE If you’re wondering who won these awards in our other coverage areas, here’s a quick look: PORTLAND EDITION CHEVERUS-Peter Gwilym (Football), Emily Durgin (Cross...

  • Coaches of the Year

    Coach of the Year is a very difficult award to bestow. There are so many devoted and excellent ones out there. These awards were not...

  • South Portland Red Riots

    2009 FALL MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: RYAN CURIT, Senior-Football * Fitzpatrick Trophy semifinalist * SMAA all-star While the South Portland football team ultimately fell...

  • Scarborough Red Storm

    2009 FALL MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: TREVOR HOXSIE, Senior-Soccer * SMAA Co-Offensive Player of the Year * Western A regional all-star * SMAA All-Star,...

  • Cape Elizabeth Capers

    2009 FALL MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: EZRA WOLFINGER, Senior-Football *Campbell Conference Class B all-star, first team An odyssey that began unexpectedly as a freshman...

  • 2009 Fall Athletes of the Year

    Text and photos by Michael Hoffer As usual, selecting the top male and female fall athletes from each school was a challenge, more so in...

  • Autumn all-stars in abundance

    Cape Elizabeth, Scarborough and South Portland all enjoyed memorable moments during the fall sports season. Each school also had their share of standouts named to...

  • Fabulous fall for locals

    The fall of 2009 was sensational and triumphant for city sports teams. Cheverus, Deering, McAuley, Portland and Waynflete factored into the championship hunt in football,...

  • Freeport gives out fall awards

    After an exciting season which saw a pair of cross country regional titles, a first-ever varsity football win and a field hockey run to the...