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  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Football preview show Thursday Forecaster Sports Editor Michael Hoffer will join Kalle Oakes of the Sun Journal and Travis Lee on Channel 8's high school football preview show Thursday at 7 p.m. The show will focus on the upcoming season, including local players and teams, and will lead ...

  • Get your baseball predictions here

    As the calendar approaches September, the Major League Baseball playoff picture is starting to take shape. A nightmare season for Red Sox fans has been a sweet dream for fans of low-payroll teams like the Royals and Brewers. Here’s one fan’s view of how the rest of the season will sha...

  • NYA girls' soccer gets its payback, rolls to 4-0 win over Waynflete

    YARMOUTH—On Sept. 22, the North Yarmouth Academy girls' soccer team had plenty of opportunities go for naught in a frustrating 1-0 overtime loss at rival Waynflete, the defending Class C state champion. Saturday afternoon in the rain, the Panthers more than made up for that setback and serve...

  • Deering dismantled by Thornton Academy, 30-0

    PORTLAND—No one was expecting this. Friday evening, the Deering football team hosted Thornton Academy in what some thought would be a case of the Rams chopping the undefeated Golden Trojans down to size. Instead, Thornton Academy took an early lead, took advantage of four turnove... 1

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Knights of Columbus sponsoring soccer challenge The Knights of Columbus Bath Council is sponsoring a soccer challenge for boys and girls ages 10 to 14, Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Legion Field on Congress Ave. in Bath. FMI, 443-9196. BIW hockey team facing Montreal Canadien...

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC teams enjoy strong week The fall sports teams at Southern Maine Community College have turned it on in recent action. Baseball went 3-1 last week, routing Unity College 22-2 and sweeping a doubleheader from the University of New Hampshire's club team. Men's soccer defeated C...

  • Greely girls' soccer rallies past Cape Elizabeth 3-2 to remain unbeaten

    CUMBERLAND—The Greely girls' soccer team found itself in uncharted waters Wednesday night: playing from behind. The Rangers were victimized twice by Cape Elizabeth junior standout Karyn Barrett in the first half and were down 2-1 after 40 minutes, but tied the score 61 seconds into the secon...

  • South Portland's girls' soccer upset of Scarborough highlights exciting week

    There was plenty of drama and even a major upset in recent fall sports action. Here's a look at where things stand with the second half of the regular season upon us. Girls' soccer Entering Saturday morning's contest, the Scarborough girls' soccer team had won six straig...

  • Shocker of the season! SP upsets Bonny Eagle, 48-45; Cape Elizabeth improves to 4-0, Scarborough falls to 0-4

    This, folks, is why they play the games. Last Friday evening, the reeling South Portland football team, clinging to faint playoff hopes at 1-2, hosted the big, bad undefeated Bonny Eagle Scots in a contest that most expected to be one-sided. Instead, the upset of the season ensued....

  • Another solid week for local teams

    The week that was proved to be largely triumphant for local teams. Here's a glimpse: Football The defending Eastern B champion Morse Shipbuilders have now won three straight after dominating visiting Winslow 33-6 Saturday to improve to 3-1. Morse goes to 3-1 Hampden Friday night....