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  • Kelly could become a hero

    The Red Sox have seen many low points during the 2014 season, but the nadir may have come on August 6. Four-fifths of the Opening Day starting rotation had been traded away, a clear signal that management had no interest in contending this season. Bosto...

  • Almost time for fall sports

    The fall sports preseason began Monday and the real thing isn't far off. The Cheverus and Portland football teams will again be on a collision course, while several other local teams and athletes promise to turn heads. The Forecaster's 11th annual Fall Sports Preview, covering every varsity sport...

  • Sharpshooting Greely girls punch regional final ticket with 59-38 rout of Leavitt

    PORTLAND—A flurry of 3 pointers proved to be the difference in Thursday afternoon's Western Class B girls' basketball semifinal showdown, but it wasn't the highly-touted Leavitt Hornets knocking down the shots. Instead, the third-ranked Greely Rangers heated up at the right time, exp...

  • Cape hockey misses playoffs; Scarborough, SP ready for title run

    The Cape Elizabeth boys' hockey team, considered by some prior to the season to be a contender for the Class B championship, fell short of the postseason this winter. The Capers eked out a 2-1 overtime win at Leavitt last Wednesday on sophomore Nick Breed's goal to stay alive, but Saturday...

  • Scarborough girls win another Class A track title

    Scarborough's girls' indoor track team, coming off a runner-up showing at the Southern Maine Activities Association championship meet, once again saved its best for last and won the Class A title for the sixth year in a row Monday at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham. The Red Stor...

  • Falmouth girls' hockey ousted in regional final

    The exciting playoff run of the Falmouth girls' hockey team came to an end last Wednesday night with a 3-0 loss to eventual state champion Cheverus in the West Region Final at the Portland Ice Arena. The Yachtsmen finished 9-5-4 in the regular season and earned the No. 3 seed. They then en...

  • Yarmouth boys' hockey returns to playoffs; Falmouth, Greely also chasing titles

    After failing to qualify for the playoffs in three of the past four seasons and after struggling to just seven combined victories over the past two years, the Yarmouth boys' hockey is thrilled to be returning to the postseason this winter. The Clippers closed the regular season with a flou...

  • Falmouth, Greely boys advance; Yarmouth falls in prelim

    (Ed. Note: For the full Falmouth-York, Greely-Maranacook and Yarmouth-Lake Region game stories, please visit theforecaster.net) The Falmouth and Greely boys' basketball teams both absorbed the best that their opponent had to offer Saturday in the Western Class B quarterfinal round...

  • Falmouth boys win Class B indoor track championship; Greely second

    A year after finishing runner-up, the Falmouth boys' indoor track team has the Class B state championship all to itself. Monday at Bates College in Lewiston, the Yachtsmen scored 71 points to hold off Greely (60) for the title. North Yarmouth Academy (18 points) tied Cape Elizabeth and Mt....

  • North Sports Roundup

    Greely baseball holding auctionGreely baseball is holding its annual "Legends of Maine" auction on Feb. 27, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Val Halla Banquet Center in Cumberland. This year's event features University of Southern Maine coach Ed Flaherty and St. Joseph's College coach...