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Sports

  • Field hockey, soccer playoffs producing thrills

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Cheverus-Portland boys' soccer and Portland-Deering and Waynflete-Freeport girls' soccer game stories, with photos, see theforecaster.net) The city of Portland was down to just one remaining field hockey team at press time, but soccer has more than pick...

  • Yarmouth's magic runs out; Clippers ousted in semis by Lisbon

    YARMOUTH—Four days early. That's when the title dream of the Yarmouth field hockey team was extinguished Tuesday afternoon. Four days shy of what one of the most entertaining programs around hoped would be its first championship in 19 years. The potent and fun-loving Cl...

  • Yarmouth girls win first cross country regional crown; Falmouth boys tops as well

    Saturday's regional cross country championships were once again kind to Forecaster Country squads as 10 of 12 local teams managed to qualify for this coming weekend's state meet. Falmouth's boys won Western A for the first time, while the girls qualified as well after placing third.

  • Portland repeats as middle school football champion

    Portland's Middle School football team celebrates its 48-30 win over Scarborough in Sunday's Southern Maine Youth Football League championship game for 7th and 8th graders. Portland repeated as champion a...

  • Cheverus, Portland win rivalry games; Playoffs next

    A memorable high school football regular season came to a close last weekend and the fun really begins Friday when ancient rivals will do battle in the first round of the playoffs. Saturday afternoon, perennial powerhouse Cheverus capped another stellar campaign with a 60-6 drubbing of Dee...

  • City runners excel at regionals

    While the Waynflete girls' team and a select Deering boy were the big winners at Saturday's cross country regional championship meet at Twin Brook Recreation Center in Cumberland, there were plenty of top performances to hail. Class C The Flyers won their second straight Western C...

  • Super Six Polls

    The final regular season version of our Super-Six football, volleyball and boys' and girls' soccer polls. The poll includes our core coverage area (coastal Cumberland County from Cape Elizabeth to Freeport) and is based solely on my opinion. Football

  • Greely volleyball makes quick work of Gorham in quarterfinals

    CUMBERLAND—A championship program knows there's no sense dragging out the inevitable and Saturday evening, Greely's powerhouse volleyball team made quick work of visiting Gorham in a Western Class A quarterfinal. The top-ranked Rangers, last seen losing in straight sets at Cape Eliza...

  • Cape digs deep, rallies past Scarborough in thrilling quarterfinal

    SCARBOROUGH—This one was played one week too early. Saturday afternoon's Class A volleyball quarterfinal between No. 4 Scarborough and fifth-ranked Cape Elizabeth was so good, it should have been on the big stage of the state final. As soon as the playoff pairings were release...

  • NYA's merry band of 10 does it again, beats Sacopee in quarterfinals

    YARMOUTH—Absolutely nothing comes easily for the North Yarmouth Academy field hockey team this fall. And that's just how the defending Western Class C champion Panthers like it. Already sporting an industrial sized chip on its shoulder by being undermanned game after game, NYA...