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Sports

  • Cape digs deep, rallies past Scarborough in thrilling quarterfinal

    SCARBOROUGH—This one was played one week too early. Saturday afternoon's Class A volleyball quarterfinal between No. 4 Scarborough and fifth-ranked Cape Elizabeth was so good, it should have been on the big stage of the state final. As soon as the playoff pairings were release...

  • NYA's merry band of 10 does it again, beats Sacopee in quarterfinals

    YARMOUTH—Absolutely nothing comes easily for the North Yarmouth Academy field hockey team this fall. And that's just how the defending Western Class C champion Panthers like it. Already sporting an industrial sized chip on its shoulder by being undermanned game after game, NYA...

  • Cheverus boys survive Portland, advance to quarterfinals

    PORTLAND—In a boys' soccer game between two teams who struggle to put the ball in the net, you had to figure one goal might just do the trick. When city rivals Cheverus and Portland squared off in a Western Class A preliminary round playoff game Saturday morning at Deering High's Mem...

  • What a thriller! Portland edges Deering in PKs in palpitating prelim

    PORTLAND—It was the worth the wait. Every agonizing second. Friday evening at Memorial Field, the Deering girls' soccer team hosted Portland in a Western Class A preliminary round playoff game and as it turned out, 80 minutes couldn't determine a winner. Nor could 30 mi...

  • NYA boys stunned by Sacopee in prelim

    YARMOUTH—A year ago, North Yarmouth Academy's boys' soccer team fell behind by a goal at home in its first playoff game, then rallied for a memorable win over rival Waynflete. This fall, the Panthers followed a familiar script, but couldn't achieve a similar ending. Friday aft...

  • South Sports Roundup

    Basketball shooting clinic upcoming There will be a shooting clinic for girls' basketball players in grades 3-9 Sunday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph's College in Standish. The cl...

  • Cape, Scarborough eye field hockey crowns; SP ousted

    Scarborough's eyeing another trip to the Class A field hockey state final, while Cape Elizabeth is hoping to get hot at the right time as the Western B playoffs get underway. South Portland, meanwhile, got to the postseason for the first time in four years, but was ousted in its first game...

  • Playoff time arrives for soccer, volleyball and cross country

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Scarborough-Windham girls' soccer and Cape Elizabeth-Greely volleyball game stories, with additional photos, see theforecaster.net) Field hockey's postseason...

  • Wins for Bowdoin soccer teams

    Bowdoin's Matt Dias Costa plays the ball during the Polar Bears' 2-0 home win over Connecticut College last weekend. The win improved Bowdoin's record to 8-4 (4-4 in NESCAC play).

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Pumpkin Run upcoming The annual Bath Area Family YMCA Pumpkin Run 5k and children's one-mile fun run will be held Sunday. Pre-registration is $15. Race-day registration is $20. FMI, 443-4112 or kevin@bathymca.org.