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  • Yarmouth baseball gets its revenge; Clippers knock Cape Elizabeth from unbeaten ranks, 8-6

    CAPE ELIZABETH—It took the Yarmouth baseball team 10 innings to score a run this season against rival Cape Elizabeth, but once the Clippers got the bats going in the third inning of Thursday's contest at Holman Field, there was no stopping them. Yarmouth avenged its only blemish of t...

  • Stretch run begins for north spring teams

    (Ed. Note: For the full Yarmouth-Falmouth baseball and Greely-Cape Elizabeth and NYA-Freeport boys' lacrosse game stories, please visit, theforecaster.net) Last week, local sports teams continued to jockey for playoff position, taking part in a series of memorable contests. Here's...

  • Yarmouth girls' lax dominates from start to finish in 11-6 win at NYA

    YARMOUTH—Less than two weeks removed from back-to-back sloppy performances in losses to Waynflete and Scarborough, the Yarmouth girls' lacrosse team played a nearly perfect game Wednesday on the field of the North Yarmouth Academy Panthers, its fiercest rival. The Clippers shot to an...

  • McAuley pegs Vachon as new basketball coach

    PORTLAND—One of the most successful girls' basketball programs in the state named a former Miss Maine Basketball as its new coach last week. Amy Vachon, who won the award in 1996 after starring for her father, Paul, at Cony, will replace Wil Smith as the coach of the McAuley Lions, w...

  • South Sports Roundup

    Twilight Baseball League tryouts upcoming The 2010 Twilight Baseball League, which includes teams in Auburn, Biddeford and Portland, will hold tryouts May 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Frozen Ropes Training Center in Portland. Players who turn 19 by Aug. 1 or who spen...

  • Yarmouth holds off Greely in baseball battle, 5-4

    CUMBERLAND-A mid-May regular season baseball game doesn’t sound like such a big deal. Don’t say that to the Yarmouth Clippers or Greely Rangers, though. The neighboring rivals did battle Tuesday afternoon at Twin Brook Recreation Center in an epic and lengthy contest tha...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Inaugural Tri-for-the-Y Saturday The inaugural Cumberland County YMCA Tri-for-the-Y will take place Saturday in Freeport. FMI, 671-2420 or cumberlandcountyymca.org/triforthey. Free LaxPros c...

  • Stretch run begins for Mid-Coast spring teams

    Last week, local sports teams continued to jockey for playoff position, taking part in a series of memorable contests. Here's a look at where things stand as the spring sports season nears the final turn: Baseball Brunswick's baseball team is 5-5 and seventh in the ...

  • Local gymnasts excel at state championships

    Zoe Lambert (pictured) and Anna Baker won Level 5 age group championships, Hannah Elrick took a Level 8 championship and Addie Elrick won a Level 4 title at the recent USA Gymnastics 2010 Maine state championships. Katie Overhaug was second in Level 5. The girls are all members of the American Fl...

  • Greely softball's on fire; Rangers aiming for title

    CUMBERLAND—For those of you who don't believe in the power of motivation, meet the Greely softball team. After failing to receive what they felt was their due in the preseason rankings, the Rangers are turning heads on the field and might very well have the last laugh next month....