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  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Football preview show Thursday Forecaster Sports Editor Michael Hoffer will join Kalle Oakes of the Sun Journal and Travis Lee on Channel 8's high school football preview show Thursday at 7 p.m. The show will focus on the upcoming season, including local players and teams, and will lead ...

  • Get your baseball predictions here

    As the calendar approaches September, the Major League Baseball playoff picture is starting to take shape. A nightmare season for Red Sox fans has been a sweet dream for fans of low-payroll teams like the Royals and Brewers. Here’s one fan’s view of how the rest of the season will sha...

  • NYA girls' lax standout selected for Brine Classic

    North Yarmouth Academy girls' lacrosse standout Alex Wahlstrom, who just completed her sophomore year, has been named a 2014 Brine National High School All-American and was selected to represent New England (as the lone Maine recipient) at the Brine National Lacrosse Classic in Boyds, Md., June 3...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Maine Basketball Hall of Fame golf fundraiser upcoming The first Southern Maine golf scramble to benefit the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame will be held Monday, July 21 at the Falmouth Country Club. The scramble begins with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The five-man team entry fee of $625 inc...

  • Cheverus boys fall one goal short in regional final

    For two seasons, the Cheverus boys' lacrosse team found a way to escape a fight-to-the-finish playoff test against Brunswick, but this spring, the third time was a charm for the Dragons, not the Stags. Last Wednesday evening in Brunswick, the teams, who don't square off in the regular seas...

  • Local youth soccer team shines at Coastal Summer Challenge

    The U-10 Seacoast Mariners North (Foley) soccer team played in the Coastal Summer Challenge earlier this month at Bowdoin College. There were a total of 192 soccer teams represented from Maine and New Hampshire. Mariners North (Foley) scored the second-highest amount of goals with 27 (Gus Silverm...

  • Rangers win CNYLL Majors title

    The Rangers won the Cumberland/North Yarmouth Little League Majors Division championship after rallying from four runs down in their final at-bat, thanks in large part to back-to-back home runs from Vick Morrone and Connor Sullivan. Pictured: Coach Daryl Rawnsley, Gage Kakalis, Michael Fl...

  • Califano's Tigers repeat as SPNLL champs

    The Calfiano's Tigers Little League team recently won its third straight South Portland National Little League Majors championship. Front row, from left: Zach Frank, Noah Erskine, Jackson Prince, Owen Moynihan, Brady Giesecke. Back row: Manager Tom Desjardins, Dillan Bolduc, Tyler...

  • Greely rides stellar pitching to Class B pinnacle

    Greely's baseball team won 47 games between 2011 and 2013, but had nothing to show for it. Nothing as in coveted championship hardware for one of the state's premier programs. The Rangers' frustration came to an end last week as its culminated a run of pitching excellence likely nev...

  • Freeport girls win sportsmanship award

    The Freeport girls' lacrosse team fell one win shy of playing for the Class B state title last week, but the Falcons (and coach Karin Kurry) still got a chance to step on to the big stage at Fitzpatrick Stadium Saturday when they were awarded the Eastern B Sportsmanship Award. The award was besto...