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Sports

  • 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...

  • Top-ranked Capers advance

    PORTLAND—As expected, the top-ranked Cape Elizabeth boys' basketball team got a scare from No. 9 Lake Region Saturday afternoon at the Portland Exposition Building, but the two-time defending regional champion Capers turned to their championship heart and experience and pulled away in the s...

  • South Portland downs Deering to advance

    PORTLAND—In just his second game back from a lengthy injury, South Portland senior standout Keegan Hyland reminded everyone at the Portland Exposition Building Saturday night that while he may be far from 100 percent, he is still a very, very dangerous player. Hyland scored 17 points...

  • Greely survives Maranacook in quarterfinals, Cape Elizabeth next

    PORTLAND—It wasn't easy, but the Greely boys' basketball team earned its eagerly-awaited tournament rematch with two-time defending Western B champion Cape Elizabeth. Saturday afternoon at the Portland Exposition Building, the fourth-ranked Rangers had just enough down the stretch to edg...