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  • Super Six polls

    The latest version of our Super-Six polls for boys' and girls' basketball and boys' and girls' hockey. These polls consider games played through Saturday, Jan. 24, and were first released on Twitter at Twitter.com/foresports Sunday. The poll includes our core coverage area (coastal Cumberland Cou...

  • Stretch run begins as January ends

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Portland-Scarborough boys' basketball and McAuley-Westbrook girls' basketball game stories, with box scores and additional photos, see theforecaster.net) The winter sports season is rapidly coming to a close and once we dig out from all this snow, the f...

  • Cumberland skier takes part in national championships

    Cumberland's Katie Keough, a sophomore at the University of Maine, competed in the recent USCSA National Collegiate Ski and Snowboard championships at Sunday River. Keough repeated as an All-American, finished eighth in the giant slalom, reached the semifinals of the boardercross competition, pla...

  • No shortage of highlights for Portland teams

    (Ed. Note: We recapped the basketball season in last week's edition) Winter sports fans had plenty of options the past few months. There was ample drama on the ice, slopes, trails, track, mat and in the pool. Two local boys' hockey teams made the playoffs. The Cheverus girl...

  • Portland skater part of national champion

    Portland's Caroline Paras, third skater in the middle, was part of the Esprit de Corps adult team which won the national title earlier this month at the 2010 U.S. Synchronized championships in Minnesota. Paras was a spectator a year ago and was inspired to make the four-hour roundtrip to Lexingto...

  • Ferrante returns to coach McAuley softball

    Softball coach Robbie Ferrante, who coached at McAuley nearly three decades ago, will be the program's new coach this spring, replacing Danielle Salvaggio, the school announced last week. Ferrante was the varsity coach at Portland High until 2008, leading the Bulldogs to the 2004 Class A state ch...

  • Former Cheverus star leads college hockey team to playoffs

    Former Cheverus girls' hockey player Mollie Fitzpatrick, now a sophomore at Norwich University, helped lead her team to its second straight ECAC championship. Fitzpatrick, a 2008 Cheverus graduate and a Falmouth native, is a product of the Maine Girls' Ice Hockey program.

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Portland hockey team earns sportsmanshp awardFor the second straight year, the Portland High boys' ice hockey team won the Western Class A Coaches' Sportsmanship award for Tier II. The Bulldogs went 9-10 this season and made it to the regional quarterfinals....

  • Local skiers impress at Eastern championships

    Several local skiers had top finishes at the recent state Alpine shootout at Mt. Abram where the top 90 skiers in the state competed to earn a chance to compete at the Eastern High School championships in New Hampshire. Local boys' qualifiers included Freeport's Ryan Collet (fourth), Cape Elizabe...

  • Faithfull named Mr. Basketball

    BANGOR— After a roller-coaster senior campaign, Cheverus point guard Indiana Faithfull finished in style. Faithfull, who led the Stags to their second Class A state championship in three seasons on Feb. 27, added a special feather to his cap Friday night at Husson University when he was ... 1