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Sports

  • Yarmouth/Freeport/GNG earns key win at Capeflete

    PORTLAND—This is the point of the girls' hockey season where teams that believe they're legitimate championship contenders begin to separate themselves. The Yarmouth/Freeport/Gray-New Gloucester co-op team feels it's on the brink of doing something special and Saturday afternoon at W...

  • SP boys use size to hold off Cheverus

    SOUTH PORTLAND—Nobody boasts a front line like the South Portland boys' basketball team and the Red Riots' size and depth helped them remain near the top of the standings Friday night. Hosting never-say-die Cheverus, South Portland shot to a quick lead behind a spectacular first quar...

  • Special night for Black, Doyle, SP girls

    SOUTH PORTLAND—Sometimes, basketball takes a backseat to real life. That was the case Friday evening at Beal Gymnasium where the South Portland girls' basketball program showed that it was not just good at basketball, but even better when it came time to pay tribute to two fallen mem...

  • What an epic! Portland holds off Deering, extends win streak to 33

    PORTLAND—Thursday evening at the Portland Exposition Building, the ancient rival Portland and Deering boys' basketball teams did battle for the 218th time in their fabled history. And it's doubtful they ever produced a game quite like this one. The defending champion Bulldogs,...

  • Mixed results for Bowdoin women

    Bowdoin's Megan Phelps drives to the basket during the Polar Bears' 87-53 win over Connecticut College last Friday. Bowdoin then beat Wesleyan, 75-52, to make it 10 wins in a row and improve to 13-2.

  • Winter season hits midway point

    Here's some good news for those who don't like the snow and cold. Winter is half over. Well, the winter sports season is halfway finished anyway. As we hit the middle of January, it's time to start thinking about earning enough wins to qualify for the playoffs and about posts...

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC men start second semester on a high note The Southern Maine Community College men's basketball team opened the new year with a pair of home victories, 79-68, over Northern Essex and 102-82 over St. Joseph's of Vermont. In the first win, Edwin Gonzalez went off for 24 points. Tyheem ...

  • Winter season hits midway point

    (Ed. Note: For the complete South Portland-McAuley girls' basketball and Capeflete-Greely girls' hockey game stories, with photos, please see theforecaster.net) Here's some good news for those who don't like the snow and cold.

  • Ferrante returns to Portland softball coach position

    PORTLAND—Who said you can't go home again? Robbie Ferrante, a Portland High graduate, will return for a third stint as the school's softball coach, PHS athletic director Rob O'Leary announced Thursday. Ferrante, Class of 1972, who spent 17 previous seasons with the Bulldogs, i...

  • Winter sports season hits midway point

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Greely-York boys' basketball and Greely-Capeflete girls' hockey game stories, with photos, please see theforecaster.net) Here's some good news for those who don't like the snow and cold. Winter is h...