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  • McAuley edges Deering in down-to-the-wire thriller

    PORTLAND—They did it again. McAuley and Deering have made a habit of producing palpitating, down-to-the-wire girls' basketball showdowns and Tuesday evening, the longtime Stevens Avenue rivals added another chapter. One that took all 1,920 seconds to decide. Two teams t...

  • Waynflete girls down Traip, stay unbeaten

    PORTLAND—Waynflete's girls' basketball team is still a work in progress, but when the Flyers get things rolling, they're a lot fun to watch. Tuesday afternoon, Waynflete hosted Traip Academy and after struggling for a quarter, it turned up the intensity and pulled away. Behind...

  • Soccer playoffs loom; Several local teams thinking title

    (Ed. Note: For the full Waynflete-Greely boys' soccer story, please visit theforecaster.net) The soccer regular season is winding to a close and it looks as if most city teams will take part in the postseason, which begins this weekend. Bulldogs, Flyers rolling

  • It's playoff time for city teams

    The 2010 golf season has come to a close. Field hockey's playoffs are underway and cross-country's regional meet will be held Saturday, which is when the football regular season ends. Soccer's postseason is set to begin (please see story) and there will be plenty of drama in the weeks to come.

  • Shorthanded Bulldogs fall at home; Playoff hopes on life support after 20-14 loss to Windham

    PORTLAND—On the eve of the most important football game for Portland High in Mike Bailey's 25th season, four players were suspended by the school for student-athlete code violations and would not play in the do-or-die showdown against the defending Class A state champion Windham Eagles with...

  • Falmouth no match for Mountain Valley, 38-0

    FALMOUTH—Neither rain, nor wind, nor cold, nor Yachtsmen could keep the Mountain Valley football team from rolling to another victory. On a Friday night when numerous games were postponed across the state due to weather, the show went on as scheduled on Falmouth’s turf field, t...

  • Special teams give Stags a special win; Cheverus edges Bonny Eagle, 23-20

    PORTLAND—Championship teams make the key plays, be it on offense, defense or special teams. Saturday afternoon, the Cheverus Stags received their share of huge plays from all three units, most notably the special teams, in their biggest regular season victory in years. In a hi...

  • Greely shocks Cape in double OT, 21-14

    CUMBERLAND—Entering the 2010 football season, nowhere outside of a certain locker room in Cumberland did anyone predict big things for the Greely Rangers. Now, it's starting to look like the Rangers won't only crash the playoff party next month, but they might just be in the thick of...

  • South Sports Roundup

    Frozen Ropes tryouts upcoming The Frozen Ropes Training Center will conduct tryouts Oct. 23 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

  • Field hockey teams thinking championship

    For the first time since 2006, all three local field hockey teams will take part in the postseason. The Scarborough Red Storm, 2009 Class A state champions, are once again the team to beat despite losing an abundance of talent to graduation. The Red Storm simply reloaded i...