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  • North 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, i...

  • 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...

  • Freeport baseball team wins title

    Freeport's U-10 baseball team won the recent Fitzherbert tournament, beating Lisbon in the final, 9-7. Coaches: Jim Fox, Sam Casale, James Goff. Players: Danny Fox,  Tony Casale, Cody Goff, Anderson, Johnson, Miles Paneka, Anthony Panciacco, Blaine Cockburn, Alex Gideon,&nb...

  • North Sports Roundup

    NYA coaching openings North Yarmouth Academy has several coaching vacancies for the upcoming school year. At the Upper School, there are openings for junior varsity girls' soccer, JV boys' basketball, JV boys' prep hockey and varsity girls' prep hockey coaches. The Middle School is seeki...

  • Local softball players win two summer tournaments

    The U-16 Maine Riptide softball team, comprised mainly of girls from Cumberland/North Yarmouth and Falmouth, won two tournaments this summer. The Riptide won the Brawl at the Beach in Hampton Beach, N.H. and defended their title at the Barbara Hamilton Memorial Tournament in Hudson, N.H.

  • Portland High names O'Leary new AD

    PORTLAND—Rob O'Leary has only been on the job as Portland High School's new athletic director for a couple of days, but he's already got his priorities. "We want to put our chests out, we're Portland," O'Leary said. "It's time to take Portland back. I'm very aware of that school on t...

  • Falmouth swimmers take top honors at Sebago Challenge

    Falmouth's Jake Perron and Connor Perron recently took top honors at the Sebago Challenge Open Water swim. Connor was first overall in the men's 2.5-kilometer race, while Jake was first in the 15-18 age group and second overall in the men's 5K race.

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    SMCC taking Hall of Fame nominations South Maine Community College is accepting nominations through Aug. 25 for the 2014 Athletics Hall of Fame class which will be honored during a ceremony in November. Nomination forms and induction criteria are available at

  • Former Cape AD honored by Maine Baseball Hall of Fame

    Longtime Cape Elizabeth High School coach, teacher and athletic director Keith Weatherbie, now retired, was recently given the Sonny Noel President's Award at the 2014 Maine Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The award honors Noel, the late, longtime General Chairman of the Hall of Fame. W...

  • Highlights galore at Beach to Beacon

    Once again, the state's premier road race delivered a bevy of thrills. The 17th running of the annual TD Beach to Beacon 10K through the streets of Cape Elizabeth Saturday morning featured a mixture of expected results and a few surprises and Maine runners once again stole their share of h...