Sports

  • Spring season begins

    With a wonderful hint of summer in the air, the spring sports season is underway. Baseball, softball and boys’ and girls’ tennis started in earnest...

  • 24 hours with the Celtics

    By Ken Levinsky Monday, April 20 10:45 a.m. I’m sitting with Boston Celtics Comcast sideline reporter Greg Dickerson, Marc Spears of the Boston Globe and...

  • North Sports Roundup

    NYA coaching openings North Yarmouth Academy is seeking two varsity coaches, boys’ soccer and girls’ ice hockey, for the 2009-10 school year. FMI, mdutton@nya.org Yarmouth’s...

  • Yarmouth holds off Cape Elizabeth in season-opening lacrosse showdown

    Yarmouth junior Steven Petrovek beat Cape Elizabeth sophomore goalie Jack Roos in first half action Monday night as the Clippers went on to an 8-6...

  • Power Pigs win again

    Erik Medina runs to daylight with teammate Frank Quattrucci trailing him as the Portland “Power Pigs” U-19 rugby club improved to 2-0 in league play...

  • LACROSSE TOP TEN POLL

    By Michael Hoffer Just in time for the start of the 2009 season, here’s the coaches’ preseason top ten boys’ and girls’ lacrosse poll and...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Local players named to SMAA hockey all-star teams The SMAA boys’ and girls’ ice hockey all-star teams were finally released last week. The boys’ first...

  • A grand old win isn't to be

    Portland first baseman Joe Violette took a pickoff throw and tagged out a South Portland baserunner during the teams’ season-opening showdown Saturday. (Jason Veilleux photo)...

  • MT. ARARAT EAGLES

    BASEBALL Coach: Craig Rogers (ninth season) 2008 record: 10-7 (Lost 5-4 to Oxford Hills in Eastern A preliminary round) Top returners: Scott Rogers, Anthony Farrell,...

  • MORSE SHIPBUILDERS

    BASEBALL Coach: Andy Kenny (first season) 2008 record: 1-15 (no postseason) Top returners: Seniors Derek Riva, Alex Kee, Ryan Chaney, Jaime Wallace, Nate Elwell, Carl...

  • BRUNSWICK DRAGONS

    BASEBALL Coach: Peter Blake (sixth year) 2008 record: 12-6 (Lost 13-3, in five innings, to Brewer in Eastern Class A semifinals) Top returners: Seniors Matt...

  • Deering coach named to Maine Baseball Hall of Fame

    New Deering baseball coach Mike Coutts is one of 12 new inductees to the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame. Coutts, of Scarborough, was a co-captain...

  • THE FORECASTER'S 2009 SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW

    By Sarah Trent The snow is gone, the days are ever-longer and there’s even an occasional hint of warmth in the air. Thankfully, spring is...

  • Spring season begins

    With a wonderful hint of summer in the air, the spring sports season got underway for local baseball and softball teams last weekend. Boys’ and...

  • South Portland edges Portland in season-opening softball clash

    Both the Portland and South Portland softball teams found plenty to be encouraged about in their season-opening showdown Saturday. The Red Riots, one of the...

  • Deering coach, former major leaguer Ladd named to Maine Baseball Hall of Fame

    New Deering baseball coach Mike Coutts and former major leaguer Pete Ladd are two of the 12 new inductees to the Maine Baseball Hall of...

  • South Sports Roundup

    Livada named Player of the Week Former Cape Elizabeth standout Drake Livada, now a junior designated hitter at Brandeis University, was named the University Athletic...

  • Midcoast Sports Roundup

    Rowing club looking for members A rowing club is starting in mid-May at Bowdoin College Boathouse on the New Meadows River at Sawyer Park. There...

  • Bowdoin Beat

    Track teams earn victories Bowdoin’s spring teams have had mixed results in most sports in recent days, but one has produced some triumph. Track Bowdoin’s...

  • Spring Preview: Deering Rams

    Springtime always seems to bring plenty of triumph to Deering. The powerhouse baseball team is coming off yet another Class A crown. The Rams will...