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Sports

  • SP field hockey's season of surprises ends with 2-1 loss at TA

    SACO—The South Portland field hockey team has flourished as the underdog this season, but the Red Riots couldn’t pull off another upset in Tuesday afternoon’s Western Maine Class A quarterfinal against third-seeded Thornton Academy.

  • It's playoff time in Forecaster Country

    The 2010 golf season has come to a close. Field hockey and volleyball's playoffs are underway and cross-country's regional meet will be held Saturday. Soccer's postseason is set to begin and football isn't far behind. Rest assured, there will be plenty of drama in the weeks to come....

  • Greely edges Cape in field hockey playoff thriller, 4-3

    CUMBERLAND—The Greely field hockey team has known virtually nothing but close games in 2010, so it came as no surprise or alarm to the Rangers Tuesday afternoon when they were tied late in their Western Class B quarterfinal round playoff game with Cape Elizabeth. In a contest that fe...

  • Football teams jockeying for playoffs

    Another memorable football weekend is in the books. Friday night, Falmouth hosted perennial power Mountain Valley and lost its third game in four outings, 38-0. Saturday's story was much rosier as Freeport ...

  • Yarmouth finishes unbeaten; Clippers blank Greely in finale, 3-0

    YARMOUTH—Two very different stories played out Monday evening at Yarmouth High School. The host Clippers boys' soccer team completed its second consecutive undefeated regular season and confirmed its status as the team to beat in Class B, while rival Greely, for the first time this c...

  • Soccer playoffs loom; Several local teams thinking title

    (Ed. Note: For the full Waynflete-Greely boys' soccer story, please visit theforecaster.net) The soccer regular season is winding to a close and it looks as if most city teams will take part in the postseason, which begins this weekend. Bulldogs, Flyers rolling

  • It's playoff time for city teams

    The 2010 golf season has come to a close. Field hockey's playoffs are underway and cross-country's regional meet will be held Saturday, which is when the football regular season ends. Soccer's postseason is set to begin (please see story) and there will be plenty of drama in the weeks to come.

  • Shorthanded Bulldogs fall at home; Playoff hopes on life support after 20-14 loss to Windham

    PORTLAND—On the eve of the most important football game for Portland High in Mike Bailey's 25th season, four players were suspended by the school for student-athlete code violations and would not play in the do-or-die showdown against the defending Class A state champion Windham Eagles with...

  • Falmouth no match for Mountain Valley, 38-0

    FALMOUTH—Neither rain, nor wind, nor cold, nor Yachtsmen could keep the Mountain Valley football team from rolling to another victory. On a Friday night when numerous games were postponed across the state due to weather, the show went on as scheduled on Falmouth’s turf field, t...

  • Special teams give Stags a special win; Cheverus edges Bonny Eagle, 23-20

    PORTLAND—Championship teams make the key plays, be it on offense, defense or special teams. Saturday afternoon, the Cheverus Stags received their share of huge plays from all three units, most notably the special teams, in their biggest regular season victory in years. In a hi...