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  • Portland 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, including local players and teams, and will lead ...

  • 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...

  • Scarborough's fifth inning surge beats SP; Red Storm win showdown, 5-0

    SCARBOROUGH—The two best Western Class A softball teams this year to date did battle in a showdown rife with playoff implications Monday night. The South Portland Red Riots made host Scarborough sweat at times, but in the end, the Red Storm do what they always seem to do, win.

  • Portland boys' lax holds off Messalonskee; Bulldogs win possible playoff preview, 14-11

    PORTLAND — The Portland boys' lacrosse team stayed unbeaten Saturday afternoon at Fitzpatrick Stadium, but it got a reminder that next month's initial foray into the Eastern A playoff world will be fraught with danger. The Bulldogs hosted a very talented and dangerous Messalonskee sq...

  • NYA edges Scarborough boys' lax, 8-6, in penalty-plagued affair

    SCARBOROUGH—To suggest that Friday evening's boys' lacrosse contest between the host Red Storm of Scarborough and North Yarmouth Academy was penalty filled wouldn't even begin to do it justice. Plagued is a much more apt description. While there were moments of enjoyable lacro...

  • Falmouth boys' lax does it again; Third period burst leads to 10-7 victory at Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK—The journey of the Falmouth boys' lacrosse team took another encouraging step Saturday afternoon. The Yachtsmen, a preseason favorite who have discovered of late that the road won't be as easy as originally anticipated, were pushed hard by host Brunswick, a perennial Class ...

  • SP holds off Cheverus in baseball clash, 4-3

    PORTLAND—The South Portland Red Riots picked up what could be a season-changing victory using the long ball, a little small ball and one very odd ball, to upend the Cheverus Stags 4-3 in a Western Class A baseball game Thursday afternoon at MacDonald Field. Trailing 2-0 after four comple...

  • Yarmouth outslugs Falmouth in baseball clash, 13-5

    YARMOUTH—Two days after a self-described lifeless performance in a home setback to Cape Elizabeth, its first loss of the 2010 season, the Yarmouth baseball team had no trouble turning up the intensity Friday afternoon when rival Falmouth came calling. The Clippers' bats awoke early a...

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC baseball ousted from USCAA tourney The Southern Maine Community College baseball team went 1-2 in the USCAA national baseball tournament, held a the refurbished Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach earlier this week. The Seawolves, ranked 10th, beat Penn State-Greater Allegh...

  • Spring sports season hits midway point

    The middle of May is upon us and that means the 2010 spring sports season is roughly at its halfway point. So far, so good has been the theme for local teams and there's plenty more excitement ahead. Here's a glimpse at where things stand: Baseball Cape Eliza...