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Sports

  • Scarborough cross country teams sweep Class A titles

    A Red Storm descended upon Belfast Saturday afternoon as both Scarborough cross country teams took home Class A championships. The girls took part in their first state meet since 2010 and captured their first title since 2008. The Red Storm tallied 92 points, four better than runner-up Mas...

  • Soccer, football playoffs heat up

    With the cross country, field hockey and volleyball state championships out of the way (see stories), soccer is ready to crown its champions this coming weekend and the football playoffs are underway. Here's a glimpse: Boys' soccer The state's boys' soccer gold standard, Sc...

  • SP JV team wins football title

    South Portland's Big Red junior varsity football team, comprised of fifth and sixth graders, recently won the Maine Youth Football League state title, defeating the Freeport Falcons, 12-6, in the championship game. Back row (from left): Amir B...

  • Just a few fall teams remain

    The number of surviving fall sports teams in the Mid-Coast keeps shrinking, but title hopes remained at press time. Football Brunswick's football team, the top-ranked squad in Eastern Class B, had a bye last weekend and will host fourth-ranked Messalonskee (5-4) in Friday's semifi...

  • Freeport wins YFL title

    The Freeport Falcons youth varsity team recently completed a 10-0 season with a 34-24 championship game victory over the Portland Raiders. First row (from left): C

  • Falmouth football earns first playoff win; Yarmouth also advances

    History was made last weekend as Falmouth's football team won a playoff game for the first time. The Yachtsmen, coming off a program best 7-1 regular season, earned the No. 3 seed for the playoffs and welcomed No. 6 Morse Friday night, a team they handled in the regular season, 55-14. ...

  • Three cross country state titles for local teams

    Saturday's cross country state championship meet in Belfast had a decided Forecaster Country feel to the top of the standings as three teams: the Freeport boys, Greely girls and Merriconeag boys, all took home state titles. And there was plenty of other triumph as well. Class C

  • Yarmouth volleyball crown highlights memorable playoff week

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Yarmouth-Lisbon field hockey, Greely-Cape Elizabeth and Yarmouth-Woodland volleyball game stories, with additional photos, see theforecaster.net) The volleyball season has come to an end with another local champion crowned (there were almost two). Field...

  • Cardiac Capers cap compelling run, win first championship

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Cape Elizabeth-Greely match story, with additional photos, see theforecaster.net) You'll never see another title run like this one. Cape Elizabeth's volleyball team, a program not even on the radar until last fall, became the Class A state champi...

  • Scarborough slays Skowhegan in final seconds, wins Class A title

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Scarborough-Thornton Academy game story, with additional photos, see theforecaster.net) It took the Scarborough field hockey team 59 minutes and 58 seconds to complete something it had been trying to accomplish since 2009. Win another state title...