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Sports

  • Falmouth 5th grade girls' hoops team wins title

    The Falmouth 'Blue' team captured the fifth grade Cape League championship Sunday with a 33-28 victory over Mt. Ararat to complete a 15-1 season. Front row (left to right): Karley Piers, Lauren Bryant, Camille Cle...

  • A perfect champion!...Portland humbles Hampden in Class A Final

    PORTLAND—At least the pundits were right about something. Saturday evening's Class A boys' basketball state final at the Cumberland County Civic Center wound up one-sided. Just not the way that so many thought. The undefeated Portland Bulldogs met the unblemished, defen...

  • A team four the ages...McAuley does it again!

    PORTLAND—You never want to corner a Lion. Certainly not one with its legacy at stake. That's a lesson the Oxford Hills girls' basketball team learned the hard way Saturday afternoon in the Class A state final at the Cumberland County Civic Center. The upstart Vikings ap...

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC eliminated in conference tourney Despite playing on their home floor, the Southern Maine Community College men's and women's basketball teams weren't able to win a coveted Yankee Small College Conference title. The men's team handled the University of Maine-Augusta, 89-71, in the qu...

  • Scarborough hockey off to semis; Cape, SP eliminated

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Cape Elizabeth-Greely game story, with additional photos, please visit theforecaster.net) Just one of three local boys' hockey teams survived the quarterfinal round of the playoffs Tuesday night. That would be Scarborough, ranked second in Wester...

  • Another Scarborough boys' track title highlights championship week

    There was no shortage of excitement for aficionados of indoor track, swimming and skiing last week as plenty of hardware was bestowed. Here's a glimpse: Track Scarborough's juggernaut boys' indoor...

  • Mid-Coast swimmers earn top national rankings

    Mid-Coast Masters swimmers Brunswick's Dave Bright (left), Harpswell's Katrine Alcaide (middle) and Brunswick's David Vail (right), along with Phippsburg's Bob Nelson, made the 2013 national top 10 rankings. Alcaide was ranked first among 30-to-34-year-old women in the 50 meter breaststroke. She ...

  • Postseason action winding down

    There was plenty of posteason action crammed into last week and not many teams remain as the winter sports season is in its final days. Here's a glimpse at what you might have missed: Basketball The season came to an end for three boys' basketball teams last week. In...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Hockey playoff matchups set The puck for the start of the boys' hockey playoffs was dropped Tuesday. In Western A, Falmouth, the defending state champion, earned the top seed at 13-5 after closing with a 4-3 home win over Scarborough behind...

  • Greely girls second at Class B track meet

    While the indoor track state meets last Monday didn't produce a local team champion, all five schools who took part had a lot to be proud of. Coming closest to the top spot was the Greely girls' team, which tallied 64.5 points to finish second to powerhouse Waterville in Class B. It marked...