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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...

  • Forecaster Country teams look to finish strong

    With one sport, golf, already bestowing state championships, another, field hockey, set to begin its playoffs Saturday and a third, cross-country, already producing postseason-caliber excitement (please see stories), the rest of the fall slate is also rapidly nearing an end. Here's a look at how...

  • Good news all around at WMC cross-country meet

    There was plenty of firepower on hand last Thursday when Falmouth, Freeport, Greely, Merriconeag, NYA and Yarmouth joined the rest of the Western Maine Conference for the league's championship meet. Falmouth was the Division I champion (the meet was broken up between bigger and smaller sch...

  • Deering golf done in by tiebreaker; Rams finish third in Class A, Cheverus fourth

    The Deering golf team won a surprise Class A state championship in 2008 and hoped to get back to the pinnacle after a third-place showing a year ago, but despite tying for the best team score Saturday at Natanis Golf Course in Vassalboro, the Rams weren't able to bring home the title. In f...

  • Cheverus field hockey playoff-bound; Waynflete hoping to join party

    (Ed. Note: To read the full Cheverus-Scarborough game story, with additional photos, please visit theforecaster.net) The field hockey regular season has come to an end and the Cheverus Stags are once again in the hunt for a championship as the only city Class A team to advance.

  • City teams look to finish regular season strong

    With golf already bestowing state championships (please see story) and field hockey set to begin its postseason Saturday (please see story), the rest of the fall slate is also rapidly nearing an end. Here's a look at how local gridiron warriors, soccer standouts and cross-country runners are fari...

  • Cape Elizabeth football suffers tough road loss

    WELLS—When the final horn sounded, the Wells Warriors football team lingered under the lights and talked among themselves on how its first win over mighty Cape Elizabeth since 2005 was all about “respect.” And while there’s no question Wells earned some juice around...

  • Deering dominates SP; Rams improve to 5-1 with 35-0 whitewashing

    PORTLAND—The Deering football team is well known for its prowess through the air, but Friday evening, the Rams showed the visiting South Portland Red Riots that they're quite potent on the ground as well. With junior Nick DiBiase rushing for 108 yards and standout senior quarterback ...

  • Scarborough romps over Cheverus, 6-1, in field hockey showdown

    SCARBOROUGH—A playoff feel was in the air and homefield advantage and bragging rights were on the line when the Cheverus field hockey team traveled to defending Class A state champion Scarborough Friday afternoon. In the end, the Stags had to go back to the drawing board after discov...