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  • Purpura turning heads for Washington and Lee

    Yarmouth's Lindsey Purpura, now a senior captain for the Washington and Lee field hockey team, is impressing with her play. Purpura scored twice and added two assists, good for six points, in her seven starts as a midfielder this autumn.

  • Former Yarmouth standout scores clutch college TD

    Former Yarmouth High standout Anders Overhaug, who played a key role on the Clippers' 2010 and 2011 Class C state championship teams, made his presence felt at the college level last weekend. Overhaug, a junior receiver and special teams player at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, caug...

  • Little goal leads to huge win for Scarborough girls' soccer

    GORHAM—Most girls' soccer teams would be happy to leave Gorham with a tie. This year’s edition of the Scarborough Red Storm is not one of those teams. With a mere 9.7 seconds to go in the second overtime of a scoreless deadlock, Scarborough senior midfielder Sarah Little...

  • Yarmouth girls are winners off the field too

    YARMOUTH—When Natalie Salmon was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes two-and-a-half years ago, she had a support system already in place. Now, Salmon, a senior at Yarmouth High, with the help of three of her best friends and classmates (Becca Bell, Devin Simsarian and Danielle Torres), al...

  • Greely field hockey dazzles early

    While the Greely field hockey team had a disappointing (by its standards) 2009 campaign, it is back in its accustomed spot near the top of the standings after a great start to the 2010 season. The Rangers, who were a dominant Western B program at the start of the decade and won the 2003 st...

  • Capers get defensive and blank York, 21-0

    CAPE ELIZABETH—It was a throwback-style struggle reminiscent of the brutally physical football games between upstart Cape Elizabeth and tradition-rich York in the black-and-blue earlier days of the program, as in Saturday afternoons, offsite in the marsh and mud at Gull Crest Field. ...

  • Early triumphs keep on coming for city teams

    (Ed. Note: For the full Portland-Scarborough boys' soccer and Waynflete-York girls' soccer stories, please visit theforecaster.net) Every local varsity team is now underway and the fall sports season has produced plenty of excitement in the early going. Here's a glimpse.

  • Big road wn for Yarmouth football; Clippers hold off Oak Hill, 20-15

    WALES—A year ago in Week 2, the Yarmouth football team suffered its most painful loss to date, letting an early lead slip away en route to a 26-23 home loss to Oak Hill. The Clippers wouldn't lose again and went all the way to the regional final, but the sting of that setback last September...

  • Magical night for Yarmouth soccer; Both Clippers teams down Falmouth in notable fashion

    YARMOUTH—The Yarmouth High soccer program has enjoyed plenty of glory over the years, but it's safe to say that Saturday night was one for the ages. Hosting longtime rival/nemesis Falmouth on a evening with a hint of fall in the air and an enormous crowd on hand, both Clippers teams ...

  • Portland football takes it on the chin; Bulldogs fall, 55-20, at Bonny Eagle

    STANDISH—The Portland High football team entered the 2010 season considered by many to be a legitimate contender in Western Maine Class A, but after Friday night's visit to Bonny Eagle's Stadium Field, it's clear the Bulldogs still have a lot of work to do. Before the game was eight ...