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Sports

  • Scarborough boys' soccer beats SP in quarterfinals, Portland next; Cape Elizabeth ousted at Windham

    The Western Class A boys' soccer playoffs got underway Monday night with a stirring and stunning come-from-behind victory by South Portland in the preliminary round. The ninth-ranked Red Riots rallied from a two-goal second half deficit to beat host No. 8 Kennebunk 3-2, in overtime,...

  • Scarborough girls' soccer stunned by Marshwood in quarterfinals

    The Scarborough girls' soccer team learned Tuesday night that life can be mighty unfair and disappointing. Less than a minute from surviving a scare from No. 9 Marshwood in the Western A quarterfinals, the host and top-ranked Red Storm watched in horror as the Hawks tied the game, then beat th...

  • Football 6th grade football team to play for Harvest Bowl title

    The Falmouth 6th grade football team captured the Southern Division Harvest Bowl championship Sunday. Falmouth will battle Cumberland for the state championship Sunday at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland at 1 p.m.

  • Former Greely player named Player of the Week

    Former Greely High boys' soccer player Chris Thomas, now a sophomore at Wheaton College in Norton, Mass., was recently named the New England Women and Men's Athletic Conference's Player of the Week after scoring a game-winning goal against Clark and adding an assist in a victory over St. Joseph's Co...

  • All four north boys' soccer teams pass quarterfinal tests

    The most exciting time of the year has arrived for local boys' soccer teams and once again, Forecaster Country figures to produce at least one state champion, perhaps more. The postseason began Wednesday with the quarterfinal round. In Western Class B, Falmouth and Yarmouth took wha...

  • Portland advances with 1-0 win over Cheverus; Scarborough next

    PORTLAND—Six years ago, the Portland boys' soccer team lost to Scarborough in a Western Class A semifinal round epic. This weekend, the Bulldogs will return to that round and get another crack at the Red Storm, thanks to Wednesday night's hard-fought 1-0 home win over Cheverus i...

  • One Red Riots' fan left feeling "Crabby" after playoff close call

    Remember the old Saturday Night Live skit "Grumpy Old Man?" That's how I woke up on Sunday morning. And though I had already heard how the Western Class A football playoffs panned out (ahem), the reality still left me feeling a little bit "crabby." The South Por... 5

  • Scarborough volleyball ousted in semifinals

    The Scarborough volleyball team's 2009 season came to an end Monday night, but you'd have a hard time finding disappointment after arguably the Red Storm's finest campaign to date. Five days after a long trip up the coast resulted in a quarterfinal round win over perennial contender Mt. Desert...

  • Three Portland-area boys' soccer teams ready for playoffs

    Three city boys' soccer teams hold championship dreams as the postseason begins Wednesday. In Western Class C, the defending regional champion Waynflete Flyers, coming off their finest regular season ever, hope to return to the state final and finish the job. The Flyers, ranked third in the re...

  • Greely survives Portland's challenge to win Western A girls' soccer quarterfinal, 1-0

    CUMBERLAND—The Greely girls' soccer team edged Portland 1-0 in the Western Class A quarterfinal round Tuesday night, then the news really got good. Moments after the victory, the Rangers learned that top-ranked Scarborough had been upset by No. 9 Marshwood, meaning if Greely ca...