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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...

  • Waynflete girls make statement with 12-9 win at Yarmouth

    YARMOUTH—Beware Class B girls' lacrosse: The Waynflete Flyers have that championship look once again. Monday afternoon on the turf at Yarmouth High, playing against a team seeking to avenge a loss from earlier this spring, the Flyers came out sizzling, grabbed a 5-0 lead and n...

  • It's all Portland in Deering boys' lax showdown, 16-1

    PORTLAND—Maybe talk is cheap, but the Portland Bulldogs boys' lacrosse team has no immediate plans to start buying any of that. The defending Class A state champions have come to realize when they keep the verbs flowing more often than not, the other team's getting stuck with the bil...

  • Yarmouth girls erupt in second half to down Falmouth, 19-10

    YARMOUTH—For the first 20 minutes of Saturday morning's contest, the Falmouth girls' lacrosse team had the host Yarmouth Clippers right where the Yachtsmen wanted them, on their heels and behind on the scoreboard. If the game had ended there, Falmouth would have had added a second se...

  • Deering baseball falls at Westbrook, 9-6

    WESTBROOK—When this baseball season began, the Westbrook Blue Blazes were the consensus favorite to finally wrestle the Western Class A regional title from the steely, three-year grip of the Deering Rams. Bolstered by the return of the league’s top pitcher in lefthander Scott H...

  • Yarmouth goalie coach is something special

    (Ed. Note: Kate Dilworth is a junior at Yarmouth High School and just happens to be the granddaughter of the subject of this article. She is a starting defender for the school's talented girls' lacrosse team and recently job shadowed with The Forecaster as part of her Career Exploration Progr...

  • Bruins remind Boston fans to take the bad with the good

    (Ed. Note: Eric Deerwester is a sophomore at Yarmouth High School who recently job shadowed with The Forecaster as part of his Career Exploration Program) For most Boston sports fans, the latest Boston Bruins defeat at the hands of the Philadelphia Flyers will take months to recov...

  • Stretch run begins for local spring teams

    Last week, local sports teams continued to jockey for playoff position, taking part in a series of memorable contests. Here's a look at where things stand as the spring sports season nears the final turn: Baseball The Cape Elizabeth baseball team is still perfect. B...

  • Yarmouth boys' lax fights off Falmouth's upset bid, 8-6

    YARMOUTH—If next month's state championship games are anywhere near as compelling as Friday night's Falmouth at Yarmouth boys' lacrosse showdown, fans of the sport will be in for a treat. Amid a playoff atmosphere, the two-time defending Class B state champion Clippers managed to ext...