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Sports

  • Let the championship fun begin

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Deering-South Portland and Portland-Windham baseball and Waynflete-Greely girls' lacrosse game stories, with photos and box scores, see theforecaster.net) Believe it or not, it's time to think postseason. The tennis singles tournament is in full ...

  • Portland beats Deering in off-Broadway setting

    PORTLAND—The venue was Deering Oaks, not the big stage of Hadlock Field, and the conditions were anything but conducive for the proverbial boys of summer, but whenever Deering and Portland meet on the baseball diamond, it's going to be a big deal.

  • Greenberg named Gatorade winner again

    Scarborough senior standout Ben Greenberg was named Tuesday as the repeat winner of Maine's Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year. Greenberg, who has a 3-1 record and 1.17 earned run average on the mound and a .519 batting average to boot, is an A-minus student, volunteers for Ronald McDonald Hous...

  • Falmouth sweeps Greely, earns huge Heal Points

    OLD ORCHARD BEACH—Falmouth's baseball team is in a unique situation this spring, knowing it has what it takes to be a force in the Class A playoffs (where it's been assigned due to increased enrollment), but lacking many opportunities to earn critical Heal Points and a high postseason seed ...

  • Windham erupts early, dispatches Portland

    PORTLAND—Portland's baseball team knows it has little margin for error. And when it is committing errors, trouble ensues. Saturday afternoon at Hadlock Field, the Bulldogs hoped to build on a huge road win over South Portland, but by the time the top of the first inning was co...

  • SP makes another statement with win over Deering

    PORTLAND—South Portland's baseball team has found a way this spring to win by any means necessary and the Red Riots did it again on the big stage Saturday morning/afternoon. Facing a Deering squad desperate for a victory, South Portland used its time-tested formula of great starting ...

  • Yarmouth boys fight off Waynflete's rally

    PORTLAND—Three days after surrendering 17 goals in a home loss to Falmouth, the Yarmouth boys' lacrosse team, more specifically, its defense and junior goalie, Connor Hoehle, had something to prove. And it was a good thing they had a chip on their shoulders Friday afternoon when they...

  • Scarborough girls fall at home to Massabesic

    SCARBOROUGH—Scarborough's girls' lacrosse team, along with the rest of us in Cumberland County, learned Thursday just who is the favorite to win the Class A state championship in a little over four weeks. The Massabesic Mustangs. The Mustangs, who just happen to be the reignin...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    MPA announces first Hall of Excellence class The Maine Principals' Association announced the first class of inductees into its Hall of Excellence earlier this week. The group of 10 includes former Cheverus boys' basketball coach Bob Brown and U. Maine women's basketball legend Cindy Blo...

  • Big week for Mid-Coast teams

    The midway pole has been passed and local teams are jockeying to make the playoffs as we enter the final phase of the regular season. There's been a lot of excitement in recent days and the days to come promise to deliver more drama. Here's a glimpse: Baseball Morse'...