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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...

  • South Sports Roundup

    Frozen Ropes tryouts upcoming The Frozen Ropes Training Center will conduct tryouts Saturday at the Portland Sports Center on Warren Avenue, beginning at 12 p.m. for their U-13 and U-14 travel baseball teams. FMI, 878-2600 or

  • It's playoff time for southern edition teams

    The 2010 golf season has come to a close. Field hockey's playoffs are underway, volleyball's are as well and cross-country's regional meet will be held Saturday. If that's not enough, soccer's postseason is set to begin. Rest assured, there will be plenty of drama in the weeks to come....

  • Soccer playoffs loom; Forecaster Country teams stand to excel again

    The soccer regular season is winding to a close and it looks like most local teams will take part in the postseason, which begins this weekend. Heavyweights Once again, Falmouth's and Yarmouth's boys' teams are among the finest in not only Class B, ...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Freeport coaching openings Freeport High School is seeking varsity Nordic and assistant varsity Nordic ski coaches for the winter season. Durham Middle School has an opening for a spring track and field coach and Freeport Middle School is seeking 8th grade baseball and ...

  • Falmouth soccer team wins Fall Classic

    The Falmouth U-13 boys' soccer team won the Falmouth Fall Classic Tournament last week in a penalty kick shootout over the Yarmouth Colts. The team went 4-0 during the tournament, scoring 11 goals and allowing only three. Team: Reece Armitage, Robbie Armitage, Sam Claytor, Ray Cormier,...

  • Scarborough field hockey advances; Cape, SP ousted

    Another field hockey postseason is underway and once again, the Scarborough Red Storm appear to be the team to beat. Class A state finalists in 2008 and first-time champions a year ago, the Red Storm were expected to be mortal this autumn, but instead won 13 of 14 regular season games, the...

  • Cheverus field hockey passes quarterfinal test; Stags edge Kennebunk, 3-2

    PORTLAND—The Cheverus field hockey team didn't exactly finish the regular season strong, but the Stags regrouped and Wednesday afternoon announced that they intend to be a factor in the Western A postseason. In the quarterfinals, the sixth-ranked Stags rallied from a first half defic...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Mt. Ararat ski team holding fundraiser The Mt. Ararat High School Nordic ski team is hosting a fundraising 5K Saturday, Nov. 6 at 9 a.m. The race will begin at the high school's athletic fields. Pre-registration is $15. Day of the race is $20. FMI,  725-8465,