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  • Portland erupts late for key field hockey win at SP

    SOUTH PORTLAND—Portland's field hockey team saved its best for last Thursday afternoon and as a result, reinserted itself into the middle of the playoff hunt. Playing dangerous South Portland at Wainwright Farms, the Bulldogs found themselves behind just 63 seconds in when Red Riots ...

  • Promising early results for local squads

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Greely-Yarmouth and Greely-Falmouth boys' soccer, Greely-Yarmouth and Greely-Falmouth girls' soccer, Yarmouth-NYA field hockey and Falmouth-Scarborough volleyball game stories, with photos, see theforecaster.net) The first fall week of the fall sports s...

  • Brunswick football eliminated in regional final

    The stirring run of the Brunswick High football team came to an end last Friday night at top-ranked Bangor in the Eastern Class A Final. The third-ranked Dragons, who missed an undefeated regular season by just three points (an 18-15 loss to Messalonskee on Sept. 18), rolled past visiting No. 6 ...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Cheverus' Durgin wins New England cross country meet Cheverus sophomore standout Emily Durgin, on the heels of leading the Stags to the school's first-ever girls' state championship in any sport, turned heads again Saturday at the New England championship in Manchester, Conn...

  • Midnight strikes for Yarmouth football; Clippers fall 41-7 to Dirigo in Western C Final

    In the early going Saturday afternoon, Cinderella was alive and well. The Yarmouth football team, stealing victories and hearts in this, just its third varsity season, took an improbable 7-0 lead at top-ranked, undefeated and heavy favorite Dirigo in the Western Class C Final, but then, midnig...

  • SMCC hoops season underway

    What promises to be another exciting and successful basketball season is underway at Southern Maine Community College. The men's squad is 2-3 in the early going, while the women are 1-1. SMCC's men's team went 1-1 in the Can-Am tournament, then lost 93-67 at Dean College. After a 1...

  • Treister gets his chance and makes the most of it

    They say that everything happens for a reason and maybe that's true, but it sure takes a considerable amount of thought to cajole up any good reason why former Portland High star Chris Treister never got the chance he earned to step in as the starting quarterback for his home state university. ...

  • Cheverus' season ends in misery, agony; Stags lose Western A Final, 7-6 at Windham

    WINDHAM—This one's going to sting for awhile. The Cheverus football team, enjoying its finest season in two decades, was close enough to taste a Western Class A championship Saturday afternoon, but when all was said and done, sampled a wet dose of heartache instead. Th...

  • Cape Elizabeth defies history, holds off Mountain Valley, 23-13, to win Western B title

    CAPE ELIZABETH—Visibly cold and soaked to his core in the bowels of the Cape Elizabeth football facility, senior quarterback Ezra Wolfinger flashed his trademark smile and wondered out-loud if Mountain Valley coach Jim Aylward conjures up a little rain-inducing voodoo each time these Campbell Conf...

  • Grinnell commits to play at U. Conn, makes Cheverus history in the process

    Cheverus senior Audrey Grinnell, flanked by teammates, coaches and family, signed her national letter of intent Thursday afternoon to attend and play softball at the University of Connecticut.