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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...

  • From Peaks to Portland, to English Channel

    FREEPORT — Pat Gallant-Charette of Westbrook never thought she would call herself a marathon swimmer at the age of 59 – much less the third fastest woman to swim the Strait of Gilbraltar since 1928 and the fastest woman from the U.S.

  • North Sports Roundup

    Falmouth names new boys' hockey coach Falmouth High School named Adam Nicholas, 25, as its new boys' hockey coach Tuesday. Nicholas replaces Scott Rousseau, who stepped down following last season. Nicholas played college hockey in Boston, is the owner and founder of the St...

  • Firecrackers finish 11th at AAU nationals

    Olivia Smith of Yarmouth gets the opening tip for the U-13 Firecrackers girls' basketball team in its pool play final versus the Kentucky state champions at the AAU national tournament in Ohio....

  • City baseball teams going strong

    Along with the summer weather, local Legion and Babe Ruth baseball teams are sizzling and chasing championship glory. Once again, the Deering High-populated (with a couple Cape Elizabeth kids mixed in) Nova Seafood American Legion baseball team is in the hunt for a state title. Las...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    West falls in Lobster Bowl Despite a touchdown from former Portland High star Jake Alexander, the West team lost Saturday's Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic, 40-35. The East won for the fourth time in five seasons, thanks to a 21-point outburst in the final period, which ...

  • Birdies for the Brave helps military

    Donna Chapman proudly notes that her uncle was a lance corporal in the U.S. Marines. Likewise, four of her great-uncles served in the U.S. military. When the Windham woman's opportunity to help those, like her uncles, who defend the United States, came along, she jumped at the chance. "My ...

  • Women's basketball blooms in the summer

    Summer in Maine provides opportunities you just don’t find at any other time of year. This includes women’s basketball where summertime provides a chance for recent high school graduates and current college players to play with some of the best in the state. The 10-team Hanco...

  • Southern Sports Roundup

    Southern Maine Flame tryouts The Southern Maine Flame ASA softball team will hold tryouts for its U-16 and U-18 squads Wednesday, Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 14 at 9 a.m., at Wainwright Field in South Portland. A $100 deposit is required. Deposits will be refunded...