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Sports

  • Waynflete surges late, holds off St. Dom's in quarterfinals

    AUGUSTA—Quietly, but undeniably, the Waynflete girls' basketball team is right back in the hunt for a Western Class C championship. In a year where the Flyers weren't supposed to be one of the top contenders, they find themselves just two wins from a first-ever Western C crown after ...

  • Greely easily advances with 52-24 win over Mountain Valley

    PORTLAND—Through a season where the biggest tests have come not on the floor, but in the training room, the Greely girls’ basketball team has steadied the ship with one thing it can always count on. Yes, old reliable, that Rangers defense, just keeps showing up time after time to show ...

  • Falmouth's season ends with quarterfinal round loss to York

    PORTLAND—One week after a palpitating double-overtime victory kept its season alive, the Falmouth girls' basketball team bowed out of the 2010 Western Class B tournament, falling victim to a team that so far, is simply perfect. Falmouth hung tough with top-ranked, defending regional ...

  • Scarborough smothers SP to move on

    PORTLAND—Top-ranked Scarborough received an absolutely dominant defensive effort in its Western Class A quarterfinal round tilt Monday evening at the Portland Exposition Building, but No. 9 South Portland, to its credit, never gave up. The Red Riots failed get a shot off on its first...

  • Cheverus girls fall short in first quarterfinal trip

    PORTLAND—The Cheverus girls' basketball team's first quarterfinal round tournament experience was a valiant, but ultimately unhappy one. The Stags gave the veteran Biddeford Tigers all they could handle for 32 minutes and got a sensational effort from freshman Brooke Flaherty, but it...

  • Cheverus boys advance behind Faithfull's surprise return; Deering, Portland ousted

    (Ed. Note: For the full Cheverus-Scarborough, Deering-South Portland and Portland-Westbrook game stories, please visit theforecaster.net)PORTLAND-The Portland Exposition Building was the place to be this weekend, whether you're passion is basketball or soap operas.The forme...

  • A perfect finish: Cheverus girls' hockey wins state title

    Lewiston blinked first. In a back-and-forth battle befitting a state title contest, Cheverus and Lewiston skated toe-to-toe with one another through nearly three full periods. The staredown withstood two partial Lewiston breakaways, several shots from both sides tipped in traffic, and a pa...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Deering wrestling 10th at states, Cheverus 15th For the first time in a long time, the Deering wrestling team failed to produce a state champion this winter. The Rams did manage to come in 10th at the Class A meet in North Berwick Saturday with a score of 39.5 Cheverus had...

  • McAuley rides defensive dominance to quarterfinal win

    PORTLAND—If offense is your thing, the Portland Exposition Building wasn't the place to be Monday afternoon, however, if you appreciate a 6-foot-2 standout with myriad skills, you had to come away impressed. McAuley sophomore Al...

  • Deering overcomes woeful start to beat TA, 44-30

    PORTLAND—For 16 minutes, the Deering girls' basketball team didn't come anywhere close to resembling the two-time defending Class A state champion. Luckily for the second-ranked Rams, they came to life in the second half and tha...