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Sports

  • North Sports Roundup

    Western Maine umpire classes upcoming The Western Maine Baseball Umpires Association is holding baseball umpire certification classes for schools and leagues above the Little League level in Cumberland and York counties Sunday mornings beginning Feb. 8. FMI, 653-8736 or

  • New year brings high hopes to Forecaster Country

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Falmouth-Cape Elizabeth boys' basketball, Falmouth-Cape Elizabeth and Greely-Fryeburg Academy girls' basketball and Falmouth-Yarmouth/Freeport girls' hockey game stories, see theforecaster.net) The new yea...

  • Fast start just enough to lead McAuley past TA

    PORTLAND—Call it the Great Escape. Call it a statement win. Call it a mere appetizer for what's to come, but as challenging as it was, McAuley's girls' basketball team will take Tuesday evening's 29-25 home victory over recent nemesis Thornton Academy and run with it. T...

  • Waynflete upsets Yarmouth in battle of unbeatens

    PORTLAND—It's hard to believe that a defending regional champion with an undefeated record was flying under the radar, but there wasn't much buzz around Waynflete's boys' basketball team entering Tuesday afternoon's showdown with undefeated Western Class B contender Yarmouth. It's sa...

  • New year brings high hopes to local teams

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Deering-South Portland boys' basketball and Deering-South Portland and Portland-Sanford girls' basketball game stories, see theforecaster.net) The new year has arrived and it won't be long until we're talking about the month of February and championship...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Portland kids shine at foul shooting contest Several Portland kids did well at the recent Portland Lodge of Elks No. 188 foul shooting contest at McAuley High School. Sadie Armstrong won the girls' 8-9 age group. Aidan McGowan took first in the 8-9 boys' division. Ella McGowan won the gi...

  • Cheverus' hot start not enough in loss to Gorham

    PORTLAND—Cheverus' girls' basketball team served notice Monday night that it's on the verge of being able to knock off a top contender. But the Stags aren't quite there yet. For 16 minutes, Cheverus, playing without injured senior standout Jill Libby, put forth a tremendous ef...

  • Falmouth 7th grade hoops team wins holiday tournament

    Falmouth's 7th grade boys' basketball team repeated as champion of Scarborough's recent holiday tournament, defeating Scarborough, Oxford Hills, Gorham and then Windham in the final, 52-20. Front row (left to right): Michael Simonds, Josh LeFevre, Macklin Williams and Brady Douglas. ...

  • Super Six Polls

    The latest version of our Super-Six polls for boys' and girls' basketball and boys' and girls' hockey. These polls consider games played through Saturday, Jan. 3, and were first released on Twitter at Twitter.com/foresports Sunday. The poll includes our core coverage area (coastal Cumberland Coun...

  • Cape holds off Falmouth for much needed win

    CAPE ELIZABETH—The highly-touted Cape Elizabeth boys' basketball team hit a rough patch at the end of 2014 and faced the daunting task of beginning the new year against visiting powerhouse Falmouth. The Capers could have either continued to slump or rise to the occasion and it was cl...