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  • 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. 24, and were first released on Twitter at Twitter.com/foresports Sunday. The poll includes our core coverage area (coastal Cumberland Cou...

  • Stretch run begins as January ends

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Portland-Scarborough boys' basketball and McAuley-Westbrook girls' basketball game stories, with box scores and additional photos, see theforecaster.net) The winter sports season is rapidly coming to a close and once we dig out from all this snow, the f...

  • Falmouth girls build big lead, hold off Yarmouth

    FALMOUTH—The team with the promising present was a little too much for the squad with a very bright future in a key interclass showdown Monday night. Falmouth's girls' basketball team looked to strengthen its playoff positioning when it hosted rival Yarmouth, which was seeking a stat...

  • SP girl competes at skating sectionals

    South Portland's Cassandra Albano, left, recently represented the Skating Club of Boston's Team Excel's Synchronized Skating Team at the Eastern Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships in Lake Placid, New York. The team came in sixth in the qualifying round. Albano, 15, is a sophomore Merric...

  • Local volleyball players impress at Connecticut tourney

    The Maine Juniors 16-Gold volleyball team recently competed at Winterfest, the largest volleyball tournament in New England, in Hartford, Connecticut, and finished 10th out of 48 teams in their age bracket. The tea...

  • Holman wins Gaziano Award

    Cheverus senior Zordan Holman beams after receiving the Frank J. Gaziano Memorial Defensive Lineman award Saturday in Augusta. Holman, an imposing and athletic defensive end, also received a leather jacket and a $5,000 scholarship in addition to the trophy. Holman, the 2014 Eastern A Defensive En...

  • Yarmouth girls handle Freeport, continue surge

    YARMOUTH—With nary a senior to be found on its roster, Yarmouth's girls' basketball team has had to come of age quickly this winter. So much so that the Clippers are perhaps a year ahead of schedule and ready to contend now. Friday evening, Yarmouth hosted neighbor Freeport an...

  • Greely girls earn another key win

    CUMBERLAND—You might be able to hold the Greely girls' basketball team in check for a quarter or so, but ultimately, the Rangers find the answers. Friday evening in a home showdown against defending Class B state champion and recent nemesis Lake Region, Greely managed all of two poin...

  • Stretch run begins for local teams

    The championship month of February is right around the corner and local teams are starting to play with an urgency as they seek to improve their playoff standing. Here's a glimpse at the week gone by and what's on tap: Boys' basketball Morse...

  • Mixed results for Bowdoin men

    Bowdoin's John Swords drives to the basket during the Polar Bears' 89-74 home win over Hamilton. Bowdoin improved to 11-4 (3-1 in NESCAC play).