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  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Mt. Ararat football hosting Wounded Warrior fundraiser Mt. Ararat's football program is hosting a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project Friday, Sept. 5. Donations from the game will go to the non-profit organization which supports wounded service members and their families. FMI, 725...

  • South Sports Roundup

    Football preview show upcoming 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, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. The show will focus on the upcoming season, including local players and teams, and w...

  • Good times roll on for local baseball squads

    Whether you follow American Legion, Junior Legion or Babe Ruth baseball, teams from the city of Portland have delivered the goods. On Monday, the Deering High-populated Nova Seafood American Legion baseball powerhouse won its sixth state championship in nine seasons. No...

  • NBA legend comes to Portland

    NBA legend Bob Lanier spoke with a group of parents and children last week at the Portland Expo at a citizenship program sponsored by the league, the WNBA and the new local NBA Developmental League entry, the Maine Red Claws. A total of 250 children attended.

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Portland High announces fall practice schedule Portland High School will start practice for the fall sports season on Monday, Aug. 17. Football practices from 8 to 11 a.m., at Quinn Field and 4 to 7 p.m. at Fitzpatrick Stadium. Field hockey will practice from 8 to 1...

  • New program appeals to women golfers

    It is a mid-June Saturday afternoon when a sight that would have been unthinkable just a few months earlier brings a smile to the face of Greg Leighton. Walking across the parking lot is Lynn Hawkins. The Cumberland woman is pulling a golf cart and bag. Leighton's wife, Vicki, walks out to mee...

  • Cape's Daly wins Peaks to Portland swim

    A colorful group of swimmers worked their way from Peaks Island to Portland's East End Beach Saturday in the annual Peaks to Portland Swim. When all was said and done, 220 swimmers finished the course.

  • Local baseball, softball teams impress

    It's an exciting time of year for local baseball and softball players and fans. Last weekend, the South Portland American All-Stars 11-12 softball team captured the state championship in dramatic fashion. South Portland went 4-1 in the state tournament in Auburn and saved its best ...

  • Local standouts take part in classic Lobster Bowl

    They call it the Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic, and Saturday's 20th version of the mid-summer football showdown more than lived up to the "classic" moniker. The West team couldn't hold an early 10-0 advantage, nor a late 16-10 lead and dropped an agonizing 17-16 decision when Edw...

  • Local standouts take part in classic Lobster Bowl

    They call it the Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic and Saturday's 20th version of the mid-summer football showdown more than lived up to the "classic" moniker. The West team couldn't hold an early 10-0 advantage, nor a late 16-10 lead and dropped an agonizing 17-16 decision when Edwa...