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Sports

  • Mid-Coast playoff action continues

    With the track state meets completed and with tennis on the verge of crowning champions, the baseball, softball and lacrosse playoffs are upon us as well. Here's a look at who's done what and who is playing where as the fun really begins. Track While not local teams came in...

  • Cape girls down Falmouth again to advance to semis

    CAPE ELIZABETH—Five days after yet another frustrating loss to its biggest nemesis brought a challenging regular season to a close, Cape Elizabeth's girls' lacrosse team came out and made a powerful statement in its first postseason test Wednesday against Falmouth at Hannaford Field.

  • Greely dominates Waynflete in boys' lax quarterfinal

    CUMBERLAND—For five seasons, the Greely boys' lacrosse team made the playoffs and quickly bowed out. This spring, the Rangers have decided to stay awhile. And as a result, the Waynflete Flyers were sent packing Wednesday afternoon in a Western Class B quarterfinal round tilt.

  • North Sports Roundup

    Tennis tournament upcoming The 45th annual A&J open tennis tournament will be held June 20-22 at the Fore River Tennis Complex in Portland. Open competition will be held in men's and women...

  • Plenty of individual excellence at track states (Southern edition)

    While no local teams took home titles, several individuals had memorable showings at the Class A and B outdoor track and field state championship meets. Scarborough's boys weren't able to repeat as Class A state champions, but the Red Storm came in third with 61 points (Cheverus won with 9...

  • Cape boys' tennis nears another crown; Baseball, softball, lax playoffs underway

    With outdoor track having bestowed its championships last weekend (see story), it's now tennis' turn, with baseball, softball and lacrosse not far behind. Here's a glimpse of what's happened and what's to come during a very busy playoff season. Tennis Cape Elizabeth's boys'...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Girls' Golf Fair upcoming The First Tee of Maine will hold a first-ever free Girls' Golf Fair for girls of all ages and abilities, Sunday, June 22, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Riverside South Golf Course. The event includes games, prizes, music, c...

  • Portland's title hopes dashed by Windham

    PORTLAND—In a Western Class A baseball season more wide open than any in recent memory, the Portland Bulldogs knew they could make a run at a state title or be quickly sent packing from the postseason. Tuesday afternoon at Hadlock Field, it turned out to be the latter. The six...

  • Falmouth tennis teams near another title; Greely girls, NYA, Yarmouth boys still alive

    If it's June, the Falmouth tennis juggernaut must be closing in on more hardware. The Yachtsmen girls take a state-record 107-match win streak into Thursday's Western Class A Final against Portland at Bates College in Lewiston, while the boys also face a tough test against Deering. Both ma...

  • Playoff matchups set in baseball, softball, lacrosse (Northern edition)

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Falmouth-Cape Elizabeth boys' lacrosse and Greely-Falmouth and Yarmouth-Kennebunk girls' lacrosse game stories, with photos and box scores, see theforecaster.net) The baseball, softball and lacrosse playoffs are upon us and local teams will be in the mi...