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  • Bulldogs' buzzer beater makes it 27 straight

    PORTLAND—Portland's boys' basketball team, the defending Class A state champion, has won a lot of games of late, but not in epic, dramatic, buzzer beating fashion. Until Thursday at the Portland Exposition Building. Hosting a South Portland squad which has far exceeded expecta...

  • SP girls bounce back with win at Portland

    PORTLAND—For the first three games this winter, South Portland's girls' basketball team appeared unstoppable. Then, the Red Riots stumbled with a loss at Thornton Academy Tuesday, but Thursday evening, they had a chance to respond and in a difficult setting, did just that. Fac...

  • February push begins for Northern teams

    The frenetic and fun month of February is upon us and all winter sports are about to take centerstage. Swimming has already begun its postseason, while track, skiing and wrestling start this week. The basketball tournament begins a week from Friday. Here's where local teams stand as the ca...

  • Deja vu win for Rangers; Another 5-4 OT win over Cape

    FALMOUTH — Sometimes one play can alter the destiny of one team’s entire season. For Greely boys' hockey fans who couldn’t make it to Saturday night’s thriller against arch-nemesis Cape Elizabeth, it may come as a surprise to learn that the play wasn’t junior ...

  • Greely girls swim to Southwesterns title

    The swimming postseason began last weekend with the north division Southwesterns at Davan Pool in Westbrook. After cheering the boys' team on to three straight crowns, the Greely girls joined the fun this year, finishing first for the first time since 2007, easily outdistancing Cheverus, S...

  • North Sports Roundup

    February Fun Day upcoming February Fun Day, to benefit the Maine Adaptive Skate Program and the Falmouth High girls' ice hockey program, will be held Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Family Ice Center. There will be indoor ice skating and other activities. Cost is $8.

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Cheverus basketball coach selected to Maine Hall of Fame

  • February title push begins for Portland area teams

    (Ed. Note: For the full Deering-South Portland boys' and Deering-McAuley girls' basketball game stories, please visit theforecaster.net) The frenetic and fun month of February is upon us and all winter sports are about to take centerstage. Swimming has already begun its postseason...

  • Cheverus standout Faithfull done for the season

    PORTLAND — Cheverus' senior standout point guard Indiana Faithfull, the player with the colorful name and dazzling game, has been declared ineligible for the remainder of the boys' basketball season. The shocking news, which has enormous repercussions for the local hoops scene and th...

  • South Portland beats Deering again, 62-50

    SOUTH PORTLAND—Let’s face it. It’s fun to be good. When South Portland senior Matt Lee officially punched out with Thursday night’s 62-50 win over Deering all but secure late in the fourth quarter and proceeded to literally, bark like a dog, shuffling his way down the bench toward ...