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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...

  • Falmouth gives Portland a scare, but Bulldogs win, 8-7

    PORTLAND—The hard-charging, up-and-coming Falmouth boys' lacrosse team almost earned its biggest win to date Friday afternoon, giving powerhouse host Portland everything it could handle before succumbing, 8-7. The Yachtsmen were down 6-2 at halftime, but erupted for five straight ...

  • Deering baseball stays perfect; Bats, team depth lead to a 14-6 victory over Portland

    By Eric Carson PORTLAND— If indeed they do exist, the baseball gods were smiling down on our fair city on Thursday night. With late afternoon temperatures reaching as high as 90 degrees, and still hovering comfortably in the mid-80's nearing first pitch, the sun readied to leave a...

  • Local tennis players advance in singles tourney

    The opening round of the state tennis singles tournament was held over the weekend and many local players took part. By the end of Saturday's competition, 16 boys and 16 girls remained in Region 5 and among them are several familiar names. Scarborough's Adam Saltz was th...

  • South recap: Action sizzles as spring season hits home stretch

    Continued excitement on the diamond, field, track and courts highlighted the week that was. Here's the latest: Baseball: Red Storm keep winning

  • Jon Shardlow named new Falmouth girls' soccer coach

    The defending Class B state champion Falmouth girls' soccer program has a new coach. Deb LeBel, who went 61-4-5 during her four seasons with the Yachtsmen, leading them to titles in 2005, 2006 and 2008, recently stepped down (she and her husband, Mike, the Falmouth boys' lacrosse co...

  • Falmouth makes powerful statement, routs NYA, 12-4

    FALMOUTH— If the Falmouth boys' lacrosse team hasn't quite arrived as an elite power, it's safe to say the Yachtsmen are on approach. Falmouth, which has been pegged by several coaches as a team of the future, made its most emphatic statement to date Wednesday. Hosting...

  • Local basketball team places second at AAU tourney

    The Maine Elite, a U-12 boys' basketball team featuring players from Cape Elizabeth, Falmouth, Scarborough and Windham, recently finished second at the state AAU tournament in Saco, winning three games before losing to the "County Boys" in the final. Front row (left to ri...

  • Mid-Coast recap: Action sizzles as spring season hits home stretch

    Continued dominance by familiar powers highlighted the week that was. Here's the latest: Boys' lacrosse