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Sports

  • Griffin done at Greely

    Mike Griffin, the athletic director at Greely High School since 2005, will not return to his position, The Forecaster learned Tuesday morning. Griffin indicated in a note to the MSAD 51 superintendent that he "learned a great deal during my time with MSAD 51" and that he "intends to use th...

  • Greely holds off Falmouth in softball prelim

    FALMOUTH—After combining for 37 runs in their two regular season encounters, the Greely and Falmouth softball teams, naturally, produced a mere three in Tuesday afternoon's Western Class B preliminary round playoff game. In a contest that was nerve-wracking from the get-go, the host ...

  • Cheverus teams fourth at Class A state track meet

    City runners, jumpers and throwers had their moments at the state outdoor track championships Saturday. At the Class A meet in Windham, Cheverus girls led a tightly-bunched pack midway through, but ultimately wound up fourth with 49 points. Bonny Eagle pulled a mild surprise, edging perenn...

  • Waynflete's Ordway wins tennis singles title; Team playoffs heat up

    For the second year in a row and just the second time ever, a Waynflete boys' tennis player is the best individual in the state. Last year, Brandon Thompson did the honors and Monday, Patrick Ordway became the 2011 boys' singles champion, capping a dominant run with a triumph in a three-se...

  • McAuley welcomes Goodman as new hoops coach

    PORTLAND — If the McAuley girls' basketball program handles its recent coaching change the way it did challenging situations on the floor this past winter, Billy Goodman is in for an ideal situation. Goodman, a longtime Deering assistant and for the past three winters, head girls' co...

  • Playoff matchups set for city teams

    The city of Portland is about to see an abundance of baseball, softball and lacrosse playoff action. Baseball Three of four city baseball teams will participate in the postseason. Cheverus capped its best regular season of the playoff era last week with a gritty 6-2 win at ...

  • Yarmouth dominates Waynflete in Senior Night shocker

    YARMOUTH—The Yarmouth girls' lacrosse team couldn't have asked for a better Senior Night experience than the one that transpired Wednesday evening. You could say the Clippers' seniors were on key from their en masse pregame singing of the National Anthem through 50 minutes of superb ...

  • Falmouth finishes strong with big win over Wells

    FALMOUTH—It took the Falmouth Yachtsmen a few innings to get warmed up Wednesday afternoon, but once they did, they overpowered the Wells Warriors with a barrage of runs, 12 in the fifth inning, en route to a 13-2 mercy rule victory at Falmouth in the regular season finale. With the ...

  • Scarborough handles Portland in state final rematch

    SCARBOROUGH—As questionable weather threatened Cumberland County on Wednesday afternoon, many boys’ lacrosse fans worried that the clash between the defending Class A state champion Scarborough Red Storm and the runner-up Bulldogs of Portland would be postponed. Thankfully, the...

  • Tennis playoffs begin; Baseball, softball, lax next

    Local baseball, softball, lacrosse and tennis teams scrambled to get games and matches in last week, and there was plenty of drama in the mix. The tennis postseason is now upon us, albeit with some alterations, while baseball, softball and lacrosse have put the finishing touches on th...