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  • Falmouth field hockey blanks SP to advance

    FALMOUTH—One team was taking part in its 18th successive postseason. The other hadn't played in the playoffs in four years and hadn't won a win-or-go-home game in eight. Based on that disparity of experience, the ensuing result wasn't much of a surprise when the Falmouth Yacht...

  • Cheverus awakens, dances past Portland in prelim

    PORTLAND—For a month, Cheverus' field hockey team tried everything in its power to rediscover its scoring and winning touch. Turns out, the Stags simply needed a little rain dance. Saturday afternoon at Fitzpatrick Stadium, Cheverus, mired in a nine-game winless streak, took o...

  • Ten years in the making...Portland goes overtime to solve Cheverus

    PORTLAND—After a decade of futility, what was 14 more minutes to the Portland field hockey team? Absolutely, positively and unequivocally worth the wait. Monday afternoon, the Bulldogs, riding a six-game win streak, made the short trip across the city to visit a Cheverus squad...

  • Local sailors take part in world championships

    Local J/24 sailing team "SeaBagsJ24.com," from the Portland Yacht Club in Falmouth, finished 15th out of 70 boats at the recent J/24 World Championships in Newport, Rhode Island. The team finished as high as first in race three. The team includes Portland residents and Greely High School graduate...

  • Falmouth native completes Chattanooga triathlon

    Falmouth native Michael Douglas Greene, now living in Charlotte, North Carolina, completed his third full triathlon (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile run)...

  • Super Six Polls

    The latest version of our Super-Six polls for football, boys' and girls' soccer, field hockey and volleyball. These polls consider games played through Saturday, Oct. 4, and were first released on Twitter at Twitter.com/foresports Sunday afternoon. The poll includes our core coverage area (coasta...

  • Falmouth dazzles in statement victory at Yarmouth

    YARMOUTH—Last fall, Yarmouth's boys' soccer team went to Falmouth and handed the Yachtsmen their worst defeat this century. And Falmouth didn't forget. Saturday evening on Yarmouth's turf, the Yachtsmen again dug an early hole and once again the final score would be lopsided, ...

  • Portland blanks SP, win streak continues

    PORTLAND—Portland's girls' soccer program has reinvented itself over the past two seasons, but one thing the Bulldogs haven't been able to do in recent years is beat rival South Portland. Portland had to get up early and play in drizzly conditions Saturday morning at Fitzpatrick Stad...

  • Portland field hockey rallies for key win

    PORTLAND—Not much was going the way of the Portland field hockey team Saturday at Fitzpatrick Stadium. For starters, the Bulldogs had to get up early to play a 9 a.m. game. Then, Portland fell behind visiting Biddeford, 1-0, in the first half as the Bulldogs weren't able to fi...

  • South Portland survives Sanford, wins fourth in a row

    SOUTH PORTLAND—What a difference a month makes. South Portland's football team was drubbed by powerhouse Thornton Academy in the season opener and it looked as if the Red Riots would be a non-factor this fall, but with just three weeks to go in the regular season, South Portland find...