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  • North Sports Roundup

    Hoop Shoot contest Saturday Portland Elks Lodge 188 will hold a foul shooting contest Saturday at the McAuley gym. Registration is 9 a.m. There will categories for girls and boys in age groups 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13. The winners advance to th...

  • McAuley edges Deering in down-to-the-wire thriller

    PORTLAND—They did it again. McAuley and Deering have made a habit of producing palpitating, down-to-the-wire girls' basketball showdowns and Tuesday evening, the longtime Stevens Avenue rivals added another chapter. One that took all 1,920 seconds to decide. Two teams t...

  • Yarmouth volleyball crown highlights memorable playoff week

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Yarmouth-Lisbon field hockey, Greely-Cape Elizabeth and Yarmouth-Woodland volleyball game stories, with additional photos, see theforecaster.net) The volleyball season has come to an end with another local champion crowned (there were almost two). Field...

  • Cardiac Capers cap compelling run, win first championship

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Cape Elizabeth-Greely match story, with additional photos, see theforecaster.net) You'll never see another title run like this one. Cape Elizabeth's volleyball team, a program not even on the radar until last fall, became the Class A state champi...

  • Scarborough slays Skowhegan in final seconds, wins Class A title

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Scarborough-Thornton Academy game story, with additional photos, see theforecaster.net) It took the Scarborough field hockey team 59 minutes and 58 seconds to complete something it had been trying to accomplish since 2009. Win another state title...

  • Portland handles Deering in quarterfinals; Bulldogs, Cheverus off to semis

    Two city football teams remain and both have legitimate title hopes. While top-ranked Cheverus enjoyed its bye week and will host No. 4 Bangor in Saturday's Eastern Class A semifinal (more on that matchup in a moment), ancient rivals Deering and Portland met Friday night for the second of ...

  • Playoff runs over, with one exception

    With football's playoffs taking center stage (see story), the field hockey season has come to a close and time has run out for all but one city soccer team. Here's a recap: Field hockey Cheverus' field hockey team went 0-7-2 down the stretch, but still wound up earning the ...

  • Waynflete girls runner-up at cross country state meet

    While the ultimate team trophy eluded them, cross country teams from the city of Portland did a lot of good things at Saturday's state championship meet in Belfast. The highlight came from the Waynflete girls, who finished second in Class C. After three straight third-place showing, this t...

  • Portland Raiders reach YFL final, win sportsmanship award

    The Portland Raiders football team (5th and 6th grades) reached the recent championship game of the Maine Youth Football League and also received the Sportsmanship Award. The Raiders lost to Freeport in the final, 34-24. Front row (from left): Billy MacVane, James Semon...

  • Super Six Polls

    Here are the final polls for field hockey and volleyball. Soccer's final poll will appear next week. The polls include our core coverage area (coastal Cumberland County from Cape Elizabeth to Freeport) and are based solely on my opinion. Fie...