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Sports

  • Just a few fall teams remain

    The number of surviving fall sports teams in the Mid-Coast keeps shrinking, but title hopes remained at press time. Football Brunswick's football team, the top-ranked squad in Eastern Class B, had a bye last weekend and will host fourth-ranked Messalonskee (5-4) in Friday's semifi...

  • Freeport wins YFL title

    The Freeport Falcons youth varsity team recently completed a 10-0 season with a 34-24 championship game victory over the Portland Raiders. First row (from left): C

  • Falmouth football earns first playoff win; Yarmouth also advances

    History was made last weekend as Falmouth's football team won a playoff game for the first time. The Yachtsmen, coming off a program best 7-1 regular season, earned the No. 3 seed for the playoffs and welcomed No. 6 Morse Friday night, a team they handled in the regular season, 55-14. ...

  • Three cross country state titles for local teams

    Saturday's cross country state championship meet in Belfast had a decided Forecaster Country feel to the top of the standings as three teams: the Freeport boys, Greely girls and Merriconeag boys, all took home state titles. And there was plenty of other triumph as well. Class C

  • Yarmouth volleyball crown highlights memorable playoff week

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Yarmouth-Lisbon field hockey, Greely-Cape Elizabeth and Yarmouth-Woodland volleyball game stories, with additional photos, see theforecaster.net) The volleyball season has come to an end with another local champion crowned (there were almost two). Field...

  • Cardiac Capers cap compelling run, win first championship

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Cape Elizabeth-Greely match story, with additional photos, see theforecaster.net) You'll never see another title run like this one. Cape Elizabeth's volleyball team, a program not even on the radar until last fall, became the Class A state champi...

  • Scarborough slays Skowhegan in final seconds, wins Class A title

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Scarborough-Thornton Academy game story, with additional photos, see theforecaster.net) It took the Scarborough field hockey team 59 minutes and 58 seconds to complete something it had been trying to accomplish since 2009. Win another state title...

  • Portland handles Deering in quarterfinals; Bulldogs, Cheverus off to semis

    Two city football teams remain and both have legitimate title hopes. While top-ranked Cheverus enjoyed its bye week and will host No. 4 Bangor in Saturday's Eastern Class A semifinal (more on that matchup in a moment), ancient rivals Deering and Portland met Friday night for the second of ...

  • Playoff runs over, with one exception

    With football's playoffs taking center stage (see story), the field hockey season has come to a close and time has run out for all but one city soccer team. Here's a recap: Field hockey Cheverus' field hockey team went 0-7-2 down the stretch, but still wound up earning the ...

  • Waynflete girls runner-up at cross country state meet

    While the ultimate team trophy eluded them, cross country teams from the city of Portland did a lot of good things at Saturday's state championship meet in Belfast. The highlight came from the Waynflete girls, who finished second in Class C. After three straight third-place showing, this t...