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  • Deering ties Gorham in knots, rolls to win on big stage

    PORTLAND—Deering's boys' basketball team doesn't have a lot of size and doesn't knock down a lot of outside shots, but the Rams can make life miserable for the opposition nonetheless. That's because nobody forces turnovers, gets out and runs and finishes like this budding contender a...

  • South Portland's size, depth too much for Scarborough

    SOUTH PORTLAND—South Portland's boys' basketball team boasts the kind of size that Scarborough can only dream of and that disparity went a long way toward deciding the teams' showdown Saturday afternoon at Beal Gymnasium. Early on, Red Riots junior Jack Fiorini, who stands 6-foot-5, ...

  • Scarborough fulfills its destiny; Red Storm rally for stirring 2-1 overtime win over Skowhegan in Class A Final

    YARMOUTH—A mere five-and-a-half minutes from despair, the Scarborough Red Storm field hockey team rose up off the deck, rallied and became Class A state champions for the first time Saturday afternoon. Facing the same team which had broken their hearts a year ago, the eight-time reigning sta...

  • Falmouth girls' soccer on brink of another championship; Greely, NYA, Yarmouth sent home

    (Ed. Note: For full Greely-Portland and NYA-Waynflete game stories, please visit theforecaster.net) It hasn't come as easily as expected, but at press time, the Falmouth girls' soccer team stood just one win from a return trip to the Class B state final. Wednesday afternoon,...

  • Three northern boys' soccer teams reach regional final round; Greely ousted in semis

    For the 10th year in a row, either Falmouth or Yarmouth will represent Western Class B in the boys' soccer state final. First, the defending state champion Clippers traveled to the powerhouse Yachtsmen Wednesday night for the regional final for the second year in a row. North Yarmouth Academy ...

  • Freeport sweeps Western C cross country titles; Greely boys take Western B

    The regional cross country meets were worth the wait for local teams. Pushed back a week by rain, Saturday's races proved to be a showcase for top runners from Forecaster Country as nine of 10 teams made the cut for this weekend's state championships. Freeport, back in Class C wher... 1

  • NYA stunned by Dexter in Class C field hockey state final

    YARMOUTH — A year ago, as the underdog, the North Yarmouth Academy field hockey team won its second Class C state championship with a stirring overtime victory over Dexter. Saturday, the roles reversed. The Panthers, who ran roughshod over all comers during the regular season and...

  • Yarmouth-based dojo competes in tournament

    Tracy's Karate-Ju-Jitsu students from the Yarmouth dojo recently took part in a local tournament. Students hail from Cumberland, Falmouth, Freeport, North Yarmouth and Yarmouth. Front row: Caroline Tracy, Charlotte Dupree, Joseph Dupree, Nico Nason, Patrick Shaw, Cameron Sarchi, Kyl...

  • Falmouth wins 6th grade football title

    The Falmouth 6th grade varsity football team defeated Cumberland 41-22 Sunday at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland to win the Maine Youth Football League's Jim Hartman Trophy. Bottom row (left to right): Zed Wellings-Hamlin, Jacob Armitage, Sean Bryant, Connor Aube, Thomas Coyne, Dev...

  • North Sports Roundup

    United Way Night at Friday Pirates' game Ticket proceeds from this Friday night's Portland Pirates home game will go to the United Way Greater Portland's annual campaign. One hundred percent of the ticket price of Main or Quarter Deck seats will be donated. FMI,