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Sports

  • Perfect weekend for city football teams

    For the first time this autumn, all three city football teams were victorious on the same weekend. Friday evening, Cheverus bounced back from its first setback with a 41-7 victory at Edward Little. Not too far away, Deering held on for its second successive win, 29-22, at Lewiston.

  • Time to think postseason

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Portland-South Portland girls' soccer and Portland-Biddeford and Waynflete-Yarmouth field hockey game stories, see theforecaster.net) The football season is hitting its stretch run (see story), but the postseason is either near or here in other fall spo...

  • Greely and Cape fight to the bitter end, settle for tie

    CUMBERLAND—It literally came down to the final second. Tuesday afternoon, with daylight fading, host Greely had one final chance to earn a pivotal victory in its field hockey tilt with rival Cape Elizabeth. The Rangers, who took a 1-0 lead in the first half on a goal from juni...

  • Portland soccer coach named to Hall of Honors

    Longtime Portland High School boys' soccer coach Rocco Frenzilli will be inducted into the Maine Sports Legends' Hall of Honors Oct. 12 in Waterville. Frenzilli, who at press time, was three wins shy of 200 for his career with the Bulldogs, started the program in 1972 and has served off and on as...

  • Cape volleyball arrives, beats Scarborough for first time

    CAPE ELIZABETH—Last year, Cape Elizabeth's volleyball team neared the stratosphere. This fall, the Capers might just be primed to take the final step. Monday evening, Cape Elizabeth welcomed a Scarborough team it had never beaten and never really even threatened, but the times...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Portland names new girls' hoops coach Portland High School athletic director Rob O'Leary announced Tuesday that Jay Lowery is the school's new girls' basketball coach. Lowery, a Deering High School graduate, replaces Jan Veinot, who stepped down after seven seasons. Lowery was Veinot's a...

  • Ten years in the making...Portland goes overtime to solve Cheverus

    PORTLAND—After a decade of futility, what was 14 more minutes to the Portland field hockey team? Absolutely, positively and unequivocally worth the wait. Monday afternoon, the Bulldogs, riding a six-game win streak, made the short trip across the city to visit a Cheverus squad...

  • Local sailors take part in world championships

    Local J/24 sailing team "SeaBagsJ24.com," from the Portland Yacht Club in Falmouth, finished 15th out of 70 boats at the recent J/24 World Championships in Newport, Rhode Island. The team finished as high as first in race three. The team includes Portland residents and Greely High School graduate...

  • Falmouth native completes Chattanooga triathlon

    Falmouth native Michael Douglas Greene, now living in Charlotte, North Carolina, completed his third full triathlon (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile run)...

  • 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. 4, and were first released on Twitter at Twitter.com/foresports Sunday afternoon. The poll includes our core coverage area (coasta...