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  • Falmouth field hockey blanks SP to advance

    FALMOUTH—One team was taking part in its 18th successive postseason. The other hadn't played in the playoffs in four years and hadn't won a win-or-go-home game in eight. Based on that disparity of experience, the ensuing result wasn't much of a surprise when the Falmouth Yacht...

  • Cheverus awakens, dances past Portland in prelim

    PORTLAND—For a month, Cheverus' field hockey team tried everything in its power to rediscover its scoring and winning touch. Turns out, the Stags simply needed a little rain dance. Saturday afternoon at Fitzpatrick Stadium, Cheverus, mired in a nine-game winless streak, took o...

  • Cheverus stays gritty, turns back Bangor

    PORTLAND—On Friday, Cheverus senior standout Joe Fitzpatrick celebrated his 18th birthday. Saturday, Fitzpatrick ran like the man he's become. Three weeks after the Stags suffered a four-touchdown loss on their home field and one week after an inspirational double-overtime vic...

  • Deering falls at Biddeford in prelim

    BIDDEFORD—Deering's field hockey team didn't get to embark on hoped-for long playoff run, but the Rams' future is certainly bright. Saturday morning, in a Western Class A preliminary round contest against Biddeford at Doran Field, the ninth-ranked Rams dug an early hole when the eigh...

  • Yarmouth boys edge Greely, lock up top seed for playoffs

    CUMBERLAND—There continues to be almost no separation between the Yarmouth and Greely boys' soccer teams. And there's a very good chance the Clippers and Rangers still have one more showdown on tap. Friday evening, in a front a huge and raucous crowd, with homefield advantage ...

  • Yarmouth girls win at Greely for first time this century

    CUMBERLAND—Yarmouth's girls' soccer team has arrived. And that's bad news for the rest of Class B. Friday evening at top-ranked, rival Greely, the Clippers, who have suffered through so many near misses this autumn, produced their best performance at a venue that has been down...

  • Three Yarmouth soccer teams win Fall Classic titles

    Three Yarmouth Colts soccer teams won Falmouth Fall Classic championships over the Columbus Day weekend. The U-14 girls' squad included: Standing, from left: Coach Jim Lyon, Ceanne Lyon, Anna Sladek, Claire Scott, Isabelle Coleman, Rachel Condon, Isabel Brennan, Kara Murray, Cayte...

  • Questions remain as playoffs near

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Scarborough-Deering girls' soccer and Scarborough-Cheverus and South Portland-Cheverus field hockey games, with additional photos, please see theforecaster.net) Football and golf got a ton of attention last weekend and rightfully so (see story), but the...

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC soccer advances in playoffs The Southern Maine Community College men's soccer team beat Unity, 2-1, Tuesday in the Yankee Small College Conference quarterfinals. Steve Rwendeye had both goals as the Seawolves rallied to prevail. SMCC advanced to meet New Hampshire Technical Institut...

  • Let the playoff fun begin

    Golf's state match got the postseason going Saturday. The other fall sports remain compelling as well and with their postseasons looming, there's a lot of drama to come. Here's a glimpse at what's transpired, what's to come and what it all means as we hit the middle of October. Gol...