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  • NYA's merry band of 10 does it again, beats Sacopee in quarterfinals

    YARMOUTH—Absolutely nothing comes easily for the North Yarmouth Academy field hockey team this fall. And that's just how the defending Western Class C champion Panthers like it. Already sporting an industrial sized chip on its shoulder by being undermanned game after game, NYA...

  • Cheverus boys survive Portland, advance to quarterfinals

    PORTLAND—In a boys' soccer game between two teams who struggle to put the ball in the net, you had to figure one goal might just do the trick. When city rivals Cheverus and Portland squared off in a Western Class A preliminary round playoff game Saturday morning at Deering High's Mem...

  • 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...

  • Promising early results for local squads

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Deering-Portland boys' soccer game story, with photos, see theforecaster.net) The first fall week of the fall sports season reminded us that there are several strong teams in our midst and that the triumph figures to continue. Here's a glimpse:

  • Portland 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...

  • Falmouth girls strike early, blank defending champion Waynflete

    FALMOUTH—Saturday afternoon, the Falmouth girls' soccer team found itself down a couple of goals in a matter of minutes in a loss at Greely. Tuesday evening, the Yachtsmen found themselves on the other end of such a scenario and decided they like that much better. Less than th...

  • Yarmouth rallies past Freeport in playoff rematch

    FREEPORT—For most of the first half Tuesday afternoon, it looked like the Freeport girls' soccer team was the one looking to avenge a playoff loss from a year ago, not the Yarmouth Clippers. That's because the host Falcons took advantage of their two scoring opportunities to take a s...

  • Ashley steps down as Cheverus coach

    Richie Ashley, who took over a nascent, non-competitive Cheverus girls' basketball program and took the Stags to the brink of the state final, has stepped down as coach. Ashley coached the Stags for seven seasons, posting a record of 86-52 and reaching the playoffs every winter. Cheverus' finest ...