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  • Women basketball players win gold medals

    Several local women won gold medals competing in basketball at the Maine Senior Games earlier in this month. From left, Tammie Higgins (Portland), Janet Grondin (Brunswick), Rita Maines (Brunswick), Jill Chinnery, (Colorado), Karen Croteau (Harpswell) and Nancy Fortin (Richmond) led the "Freedom"...

  • Yarmouth boys continue surge with win over York

    YARMOUTH—When the Yarmouth boys' soccer team is clicking, it's a sight to behold. Now if the Clippers would only stop digging themselves a hole, they'd be close to invincible. Saturday evening, Yarmouth continued its recent strong play with a dizzying display of ball control a...

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC baseball continues strong start The Southern Maine Community College baseball team is off to a 5-1 start (2-1 in the Yankee Small College Conference) after sweeping a doubleheader at New Hampshire Technical Institute (3-0, 4-3) Saturday and beating Navy Prep (6-2) Sunday. The Seawol...

  • Promising early results for local teams

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Cape Elizabeth-Greely field hockey and Scarborough-Falmouth volleyball game stories, with photos, see theforecaster.net) The first fall week of the fall sports season reminded us that there are several str...

  • Portland erupts late for key field hockey win at SP

    SOUTH PORTLAND—Portland's field hockey team saved its best for last Thursday afternoon and as a result, reinserted itself into the middle of the playoff hunt. Playing dangerous South Portland at Wainwright Farms, the Bulldogs found themselves behind just 63 seconds in when Red Riots ...

  • Promising early results for local squads

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Greely-Yarmouth and Greely-Falmouth boys' soccer, Greely-Yarmouth and Greely-Falmouth girls' soccer, Yarmouth-NYA field hockey and Falmouth-Scarborough volleyball game stories, with photos, see theforecaster.net) The first fall week of the fall sports s...

  • Freeport, Greely football in win column, Falmouth romps again, Yarmouth falls short

    The glass was three-quarters full when it came to last weekend's football story. Freeport (a 32-14 home winner over Gray-New Gloucester) and Greely (which routed visiting Fryeburg, 54-18) got in the victory column for the first time. Falmouth continued its strong start and improved ...

  • Cumberland woman wins age division at Canadian triathlon

    Cumberland's Sarah Russell, 45, recently won her age group at the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Canada. Russell completed the 70.3 mile endurance event, which consists of a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike ride followed by a 13.1-mile run, in four hours, 50 minutes and 18 seconds to win the wor...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Yarmouth football holding Military Appreciation Night Yarmouth's football game versus Mountain Valley Friday, Sept. 26 will double as Military Appreciation Night. There will be a pregame ceremony, a welcoming of veterans and special guests and a halftime ceremony to honor Silver Star rec...

  • Freeport field hockey blanks Cape for fourth win in a row

    FREEPORT—Not much attention was paid to the Freeport field hockey team entering the season. But as we near the midway point, it might be a smart idea for people to start giving the Falcons their due. Wednesday afternoon, Freeport continued its turnaround from an 0-2 start with...