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  • Yarmouth caps spectacular season with shutout of Freeport

    FREEPORT—A nearly flawless regular season had a perfect ending Wednesday afternoon for the Yarmouth field hockey team. The Clippers, who were filled with question marks when the season began due to an abundance of unproven players, capped their dizzying turnaround from a program whic...

  • Portland finds its offense at last, edges Westbrook in 2OTs

    PORTLAND—Soccer can be a humbling and frustrating sport. It can also be validating and exhilarating. The Portland boys' squad ran the gamut of those emotions Tuesday evening at Fitzpatrick Stadium. After scoring just one goal during an 0-2-1 stretch over a 10-day span, ...

  • Super Six Polls

    The latest version of our Super-Six polls for football, boys' and girls' soccer, field hockey and volleyball. These polls consider games played through Saturday, Oct. 11, and were first released on Twitter at Twitter.com/foresports Sunday. The poll ...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Portland football names second Hall of Fame class The Portland High football program has chosen seven new inductees for its Hall of Fame. The list includes 2002 Fitzpatrick Trophy winner Carl Frye, 1985 Fitzpatrick Trophy winner Joey D'Andrea, three-time all-state running back Peter O'Ma...

  • Questions remain as playoffs near

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Deering-Scarborough boys' soccer, Deering-Scarborough girls' soccer and Cheverus-Portland and Cheverus-Scarborough field hockey game stories, with photos, see theforecaster.net) Football got a ton of attention last weekend and rightfully so (see story),...

  • Red Riots win and they're in

    SOUTH PORTLAND—A little over a week ago, South Portland's field hockey team was 1-9 and largely forgotten in the Western Class A standings. Fast forward eight days and the Red Riots are riding high. And they're not done yet. Tuesday afternoon, on Senior Day, at Wainwrig...

  • Falmouth deals Greely's playoff hopes a blow

    FALMOUTH—Greely's field hockey team was desperate for a victory, but it had no answer for"Syd the Kid" or the "Scoring Machine" Monday evening at Falmouth High School. The Rangers, needing a win in their penultimate regular season game to secure a playoff spot, never could get into a...

  • McAuley talent commits to UNH

    McAuley junior Sarah Clement has committed to attend and play basketball at the University of New Hampshire. Clement, the younger sister of reigning Miss Maine Basketball, Allie Clement, made the Southwestern Maine Activities Association All-Rookie team as a freshman, but missed her sophomore yea...

  • Cheverus stuns TA in 2OT epic, gives Wolfgram 300th win

    SACO—On 299 previous occasions, legendary coach John Wolfgram celebrated a gridiron victory. It's safe to say that number 300 will never be forgotten. In a game that will live in legend as long as Maine schoolboys strap on pads and helmets, Cheverus, a team believed by many to...

  • Portland springs a shocker at Windham

    WINDHAM—Beware the Bulldogs' bite. And their heart. Saturday afternoon, the Portland High football team dug deep into its reservoir of pride and character and wound up shocking the local football world. Playing at a Windham squad which had won all five games this fall a...