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Sports

  • Falmouth volleyball ousted in states again

    WINDHAM—Falmouth senior volleyball captains Kate Sparks and Alana Becker tried to muster smiles as coach Gary Powers handed them the Class A runner-up plaque, but their expressions couldn’t mask their disappointment. For the second season in a row, the Yachtsmen were leaving th...

  • Deering dominates TA, advances to semifinals

    PORTLAND—The location was different. The stakes were higher. The end result did not change. For the second time this season, the Deering Rams steamrolled Thornton Academy, their latest triumph coming at home in a 56-18 win in Friday night’s Western Maine Class A quarterfinals, ...

  • Cheverus passes first playoff test; Stags rally past Windham, 34-27

    PORTLAND—The Cheverus football team has won games by any means necessary, be it offense, defense or special teams, this fall. Saturday afternoon, the undefeated and top-ranked Stags had to dig deeper than ever in their first playoff test, against defending Class A state champion Wind...

  • Portland boys rally to edge Cape in OT in semis, 2-1

    PORTLAND—The hottest boys' soccer team around found itself on the brink of elimination Saturday night. The Portland Bulldogs, riding a 12-game win streak, surrendered a first half goal to Cape Elizabeth in the teams' Western Class A semifinal at Fitzpatrick Stadium and after senior s...

  • Falmouth rallies to stun Greely, force coin toss

    CUMBERLAND—Nine games won't be enough to clear up the Western Class B playoff field. That's because Friday evening, the Falmouth Yachtsmen capped a valiant performance with a 15-14 come-from-behind win at Greely in the regular season finale, leaving both teams at 6-3. Falmouth...

  • Scarborough boys' soccer stunned as playoffs heat up

    The 2010 soccer playoffs are underway and there's already been plenty of excitement and one enormous surprise. Not this year

  • North Sports Roundup

    Yarmouth names new boys' lacrosse coach The powerhouse Yarmouth boys' lacrosse program has a new coach, Stephen Moore. Moore replaces Craig Curry, who led the Clippers to six state finals and four championships in his seven seasons.

  • NYA field hockey back to state game; Greely falls in regional final

    (Ed. Note: For the complete NYA-Telstar and Greely-Cape Elizabeth game stories, please visit theforecaster.net) The North Yarmouth Academy field hockey team is heading back to the Class C state final. Two years after winning it all and one season after an agonizing one-goal...

  • SP boys' soccer ousted at Gorham, 2-1

    GORHAM—The South Portland boys' soccer team's best season in a generation came to a sudden and disappointing end Thursday night. The Red Riots surrendered a pair of first half goals and despite a penalty kick score late in the second half, couldn't complete a rally and lost, 2-1, at ...

  • Scarborough football playoff-bound; Cape Elizabeth still has work to do

    After its most memorable regular season in eight years, marred only by a closer-than-the-score-indicated 33-7 home loss to Thornton Academy in Week 2, the Scarborough football team is preparing to take part in the Class A postseason for the first time. Last Friday night, the Red Storm capp...