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  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Maine Basketball Hall of Fame induction upcoming The inaugural Maine Basketball Hall of Fame will be inducted Thursday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The Hall will honor 22 individuals and one team. Dinner is served from 4 to 5:30 p.m. with the induction following. FMI, 942-638...

  • Kelly could become a hero

    The Red Sox have seen many low points during the 2014 season, but the nadir may have come on August 6. Four-fifths of the Opening Day starting rotation had been traded away, a clear signal that management had no interest in contending this season. Bosto...

  • Almost time for fall sports

    The fall sports preseason began Monday and the real thing isn't far off. The Cheverus and Portland football teams will again be on a collision course, while several other local teams and athletes promise to turn heads. The Forecaster's 11th annual Fall Sports Preview, covering every varsity sport...

  • Portland's girls' hoops coach steps down

    Just months after leading the Portland girls' basketball team to its best finish in a decade, Jan Veinot has stepped down as coach. Veinot, who went 45-84 overall in seven seasons, capped by a 14-6 record last winter with a trip to the Western A semifinals, said that after recently earning her Ph...

  • Portland Porpoises do well at summer meet

    The Portland Porpoise Swim Club recently competed at the Swim Your Own Age meet at Westbrook. Earning high point awards were: Front row, left to right: Logan Cloutier (8), Sofie Ecker (6) and Sydney Cloutier (6). Back row: Izzy Baker (8), Caden Hemond (8), Emily Ecker (11), Maria ...

  • Local lacrosse players win summer tournament

    The MAINEiax Black team, featuring an abundance of local players, won the Sound Lacrosse Summer Classic tournament at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut last month. MAINEiax defeated home turf team 207 Lacrosse, 7-3, before beating Homegrown Blue, 8-4, in the final. Front row ...

  • Local baseball players win Massachusetts tournament

    The AAU Travel baseball team Maine Black Flies 15U won the Dan Duquette End of Summer Classic at Dan Duquette's Sports Academy in Massachusetts earlier this month, competing against teams from New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts. MBF won the championship game, 3-1, against the Massachusetts t...

  • Yarmouth native named to national rugby team

    Yarmouth's Abby Vogel, a sophomore at the University of California, was recently selected by USA Rugby to play for the National U-20 team.

  • Maine girls' hockey making its mark

    Who says Maine girls can't play hockey at a high level? No one associated with one of the nation's premier college showcases, that's for sure. A record contingent of seven Maine players, including three from North Yarmouth Academy and another who helped Scarborough win last winter's...

  • Local tennis players reach sectionals

    Breaking Ad, a women’s 3.5 team based out of Maine Pines, featuring players from Brunswick and Falmouth, as well as Auburn, Lewiston and Rockland, will be advancing to sectional championships later this month after winning its flight in the recent New England District 3.5 Women’s 40-p...