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Sports

  • 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

  • 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 Raiders reach YFL final, win sportsmanship award

    The Portland Raiders football team (5th and 6th grades) reached the recent championship game of the Maine Youth Football League and also received the Sportsmanship Award. The Raiders lost to Freeport in the final, 34-24. Front row (from left): Billy MacVane, James Semon...

  • 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...

  • Super Six Polls

    Here are the final polls for field hockey and volleyball. Soccer's final poll will appear next week. The polls include our core coverage area (coastal Cumberland County from Cape Elizabeth to Freeport) and are based solely on my opinion. Fie...

  • Here we go again! Scarborough wins regional title, Skowhegan awaits

    SCARBOROUGH—The stage is set. Destiny awaits. And Scarborough's field hockey team is more than ready to capture the state title which has eluded it the past two seasons. Thursday evening, in the Western Class A Final on their home turf, the top-ranked Red Storm complete...

  • Thrills aplenty in field hockey, soccer and volleyball playoffs

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Scarborough-Thornton Academy field hockey and Cape Elizabeth-Scarborough volleyball game story, with additional photos, see theforecaster.net) The field hockey, soccer and volleyball postseasons have already produced great drama and the biggest games an...