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  • Basketball tournament opens with abundance of thrills

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Falmouth-Cheverus, Greely-York, NYA-Valley and Yarmouth-Cape Elizabeth boys' tournament game stories, please see theforecaster.net) The opening week of a basketball tournament often features tentative play...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Portland impresses at wrestling states Portland's wrestling team came in seventh at the Class A state meet last weekend (which was won by Marshwood). Cheverus came in 20th. Deering did not score. The Bulldogs were paced by standout Kidayer Alijubyly, who just missed repeating as the 106-...

  • Super Six Polls

    Here is the final poll for girls' hockey and a new poll for boys' hockey. The poll considers games played through Saturday, Feb. 15, and was initially released on Twitter at Twit...

  • Basketball tournament opens with abundance of thrills

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Cheverus-Scarborough, Deering-Marshwood and Portland-Noble boys' basketball and Waynflete-Sacopee Valley girls' basketball tournament game stories, please see theforecaster.net) The opening week of a basketball tournament often features tentative play a...

  • Waynflete's repeat bid denied

    AUGUSTA—It wasn't supposed to end so abruptly. The Augusta Civic Center has been so kind to the Waynflete girls' basketball team in recent seasons, most of all a year ago when the Flyers won three games there en route to a Class C state championship. Waynflete was fired up for...

  • McAuley too much for Deering in quarterfinals

    PORTLAND—Is a fourth championship roar in store? Based on the way the three-time defending state champion McAuley girls' basketball team opened the Western Class A tournament Monday evening at the Portland Exposition Building, the answer could very well be a resounding yes. Fa...

  • First quarterfinal win in a decade keeps Portland's memorable season alive

    PORTLAND—From gold standard to also-ran and now, to Destiny's Darlings, the resurgence of the Portland girls' basketball program became complete Monday evening at the Portland Exposition Building. The Bulldogs, coming off their best season in a decade, got a 32-minute scare from Gorh...

  • Cheverus doesn't let up, upsets SP in quarterfinals

    PORTLAND—Two weeks ago, the Cheverus girls' basketball team went to South Portland and let an 18-point lead slip away in what became arguably the most difficult loss of its season. That's a distant memory now. Monday afternoon in a Western Class A quarterfinal round tilt at th...

  • Falmouth holds on, downs Cheverus for first Class A playoff victory

    PORTLAND—The Falmouth boys' basketball team has won 52 of its past 54 regular season games and is the defending Class B state champion, but Monday at the Portland Exposition Building, the Yachtsmen still felt as if they had something to prove. In its first ever Western Class A quarte...

  • Greely rallies to save season, title hopes

    PORTLAND—There are no style points in the tournament. You simply have to outscore the other team and move on to the next round. If you have a powerhouse team that everyone is eager to crown for the first time this century, that should be easy, but nothing comes easily on the b...