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  • Yarmouth surges into playoffs after shutout of Falmouth

    FALMOUTH—Yarmouth's boys' soccer team saved its best for last this regular season and as a result, the Clippers enter the postseason as the team to beat in Class B. Tuesday evening, four days after a pivotal one-goal victory at defending state champion Greely, Yarmouth made another s...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Basketball shooting clinic upcoming There will be a shooting clinic for girls' basketball players in grades 3-9 Sunday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph's College in Standish. The clinic will be headed by St. Joe's coach Mike McDevitt and his staff and players. The fee is $35 i...

  • Yarmouth surges into playoffs after shutout of Falmouth

    FALMOUTH—Yarmouth's boys' soccer team saved its best for last this regular season and as a result, the Clippers enter the postseason as the team to beat in Class B. Tuesday evening, four days after a pivotal one-goal victory at defending state champion Greely, Yarmouth made another s...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Basketball shooting clinic upcoming There will be a shooting clinic for girls' basketball players in grades 3-9 Sunday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph's College in Standish. The clinic will be headed by St. Joe's coach Mike McDevitt and his staff and players. The fee is $35 i...

  • Big wins for city football teams in penultimate weekend

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Cheverus-Bangor game story, with additional photos and a box score, see theforecaster.net) All three city football teams were winners last weekend, although you could argue that Deering went 2-0 and Portland 1-1 (see sidebar about the Bulldogs' forfeitu...

  • Yarmouth's title quest begins with blanking of Telstar

    YARMOUTH—Yarmouth's field hockey team has a singular focus this postseason and an unfamiliar foe and a steady rain weren't about to stand in the Clippers' way Tuesday afternoon. Hosting Telstar in a Western Class C quarterfinal, the second-ranked Clippers made quick work of the seven...

  • Yarmouth girls end season on high note by edging Falmouth

    YARMOUTH—On Yarmouth's Senior Night, it was a dynamic freshman who stole the show. Monday evening, in a battle of two of the best girls' soccer teams around, the surging Clippers hosted longtime rival Falmouth in a final playoff tuneup. For much of the night, Yarmouth returned...

  • Waynflete closes with win over Freeport, ready for three-peat run

    PORTLAND—If ever there was a team that was fit for anything but a tie, it was the Waynflete Flyers. Waynflete, the two-time defending Class C girls' soccer champion, had settled for draws in five of its first 13 contests, including its past two, and Monday afternoon at Fore River Fie...

  • 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...