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  • Super Six Polls

    The latest version of our Super-Six polls for boys' and girls' basketball and boys' and girls' hockey. These polls consider games played through Saturday, Dec. 20, and were first released on Twitter at Twitter.com/foresports Sunday. The poll includes our core coverage area (coastal Cumberland Cou...

  • Yarmouth boys make stunning statement at Cape

    CAPE ELIZABETH—Coming into the season and during its first two weeks, the Yarmouth boys' basketball team heard all the buzz about Cape Elizabeth being the gold standard in Western Class B this winter. Well, the Clippers thought they were pretty good too and did they ever show it with...

  • McAuley bounces back, frustrates Cheverus yet again

    PORTLAND—All is right again in the world of the McAuley girls' basketball team, while the Cheverus Stags continue to wonder what it will take to beat its private school rival. Tuesday evening, the host Lions rode 31 points from senior standout Rebecca Knight and a superb 32-minute de...

  • Postseason fun begins in Forecaster Country

    One weekend of postseason action is in the books and things are about to really ramp up. Last weekend, swimming's first of two Southwesterns meets was contested and the girls' hockey and indoor track regular seasons came to a close. Basketball has a week to go and boys'...

  • Postseason fun begins for Portland schools

    One weekend of postseason action is in the books and things are about to really ramp up. Wrestling held its regionals Saturday, swimming's first of two Southwesterns meets was contested Friday and Saturday and the girls' hockey and indoor track regular seasons have come to...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Portland Nordic Ski Club members named to Maine J2 team Five Portland Nordic Ski Club members have been chosen to represent Maine in the upcoming J2 championships in New Hampshire. Casco Bay's Lizzie Landry, Deering's Kuba Chandler and Portland's Ben Allen, Abby Popenoe an...

  • Saturday sweep for SP: Boys down Westbrook, girls hold off BE

    SOUTH PORTLAND—South Portland hosted a basketball doubleheader Saturday afternoon and both the boys' and girls' teams came away with pivotal victories. The boys started things off against Westbrook and thanks to a 3-point barrage, held off the Blue Blazes, 66-53, to improve to 12-4 o...

  • Falmouth battles mighty Lewiston to scoreless tie

    FALMOUTH— Falmouth shut down the state’s most potent offense, but couldn’t muster a goal of its own, tying undefeated Lewiston, 0-0, Saturday at Family Ice Center. Freshman goalie Dane Pauls made 25 saves, shutting the door on a team that had won its past three games by a...

  • McAuley unbeaten no more after 37-27 loss at Gorham

    GORHAM—Just 48 hours after an exhilarating, come-from-behind overtime win at Deering, the McAuley girls' basketball team met its match. Playing at unheralded, but quite dangerous Gorham, the Lions took a 20-11 lead late in the first half, but managed just seven points the rest of the...

  • The first round goes to McAuley in OT

    PORTLAND—Thursday evening, amid a tournament-like atmosphere, the undefeated Deering and McAuley girls' basketball teams had their first of two showdowns in a little over a week (perhaps the first of three, if the teams, as expected, meet deep in the playoffs), and it remains clear that the...