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  • Portland Sports Roundup

    SMCC baseball continues strong start The Southern Maine Community College baseball team is off to a 5-1 start (2-1 in the Yankee Small College Conference) after sweeping a doubleheader at New Hampshire Technical Institute (3-0, 4-3) Saturday and beating Navy Prep (6-2) Sunday. The Seawol...

  • Promising early results for local squads

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Deering-Portland boys' soccer game story, with photos, see theforecaster.net) The first fall week of the fall sports season reminded us that there are several strong teams in our midst and that the triumph figures to continue. Here's a glimpse:

  • Brunswick girls lose gutwrencher in regional final

    The high school winter sports season has come to an end in the Mid-Coast, but not before plenty of drama ensued. Basketball Brunswick's girls' basketball team had a season to remember. The Dragons went 14-4, earned the No. 3 for the Eastern Class A tournament, then ...

  • Late heroics send SP hockey to first semifinal

    PORTLAND—With the game and South Portland’s entire hockey season hanging in the balance, junior defenseman Zach Horton simply took over the ice and refused to let his team’s terrific year go sour early. After spending much of the first two periods flattening one puck carr... 1

  • Cheverus boys second at Class A track meet

    There were local highlights aplenty at last week's Class A and B indoor track and field state championship meets. In Class A, at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham, the Cheverus boys finished with 57 points to place second to Brunswick (106). Portland, led by standout Imadhi Zagon,...

  • City skiers compete at states

    Local skiers made their mark on the slopes and trails at venues across the state last week during championship meets. In Class A, the Cheverus girls came in sixth in Alpine, while the boys didn't score as a team. In the giant slalom, Emily Machesney came in fourth (with a time of 1 ...

  • Cheverus swim teams third at Class A meet; McAuley fourth in Class B

    Local swimmers and divers took part in the Class A and B state championship meets last week in Brunswick and Orono and as usual, delivered some impressive performances. In Class A boys' action, at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Cheverus had 244 points and came in third behind Bangor (319.5)...

  • Portland hockey falls late in quarterfinals

    PORTLAND—Besides parking tickets, there’s always one other thing you can count on from Portland. The athletes from America’s third oldest public high school have never been an easy out regardless of the sport. For a perfect example, consider the undermanned Bulldogs boys’ hockey ch... 1

  • Scarborough rallies to shock Deering in Western A Final

    PORTLAND—Some how, some way, Scarborough's girls' basketball team made history Saturday night. Down by seven points with under six minutes remaining, generating virtually no offense and hoping against hope that senior standout Christy Manning could remain on the floor one foul away from ...

  • Cheverus downs Westbrook to win Western A championship

    PORTLAND—The Cheverus boys' basketball team's triumphant and tumultuous 2009-10 season lives on. The Stags overcame a slow start Saturday night in the Western Class A Final at the Cumberland County Civic Center, but turned up the defense and went on a 23-7 second half run to down No. 2 W...