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Sports

  • Deering upset by Marshwood in quarterfinals

    GORHAM—The storied Deering baseball team was on the verge of a comeback for the ages Friday afternoon, but in the end, the unheralded Hawks of Marshwood made a big-time statement in a Western Class A quarterfinal round baseball game played at the University of Southern Maine. In a ma...

  • Take two: Cheverus passes quarterfinal test

    PORTLAND — It took an extra day, but the top-ranked Cheverus baseball team is headed to the Western Class A semifinals. The Stags, behind a three-hit complete game from junior Louie DiStasio, overcame an early deficit with a pair of runs in the third inning and three more in the four...

  • Greely rallies past Falmouth to reach Western B Final

    CUMBERLAND—The rain was constant throughout the Western Class B Western semifinal round showdown between No. 2 Greely and No. 6 Falmouth Saturday afternoon in Cumberland, but the highly anticipated game carried on regardless. The Rangers and Yachtsmen have one of the most emotional r...

  • Scarborough tennis teams make history, reach state final

    Entering this year, Scarborough had never played for a team tennis state championship. Saturday, both Red Storm squads will take the court at Colby College looking to do that very thing. That's because both teams navigated a challenging field and emerged as the best in the West with...

  • McAuley walks high wire, makes history

    McAuley sophomore pitcher Gabby Townsend delivers a pitch during Friday's Western A quarterfinal versus Kennebunk. Townsend and senior Jen Field combined to hold off the Rams for a history-making 7-6 triumph.More photos below.

  • Surging Falmouth upsets Cape in baseball quarterfinal

    FALMOUTH—What started off as one of the hottest days of the year, turned into a thunderstorm marathon mess at Cape Elizabeth Thursday afternoon. The Capers, the defending regional champion, ranked third in Western B, hosted the No. 6 Falmouth Yachtsmen for a quarterfinal playoff matc...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Bowdoin College hosting basketball drill exchange clinic Bowdoin College's basketball staff, sponsored by Polar Beverages, is holding a free drill exchange clinic Sunday, June 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Peter Buck Center. FMI, 725-3352 or ...

  • South Sports Roundup

    Portland Rec Red Sox trip Portland Recreation is hosting a bus trip to Fenway Park for the July 5 Boston Red Sox  game against the Toronto Blue Jays. It's a night game and seats are located in right field box section 88. FMI, 756-8275 or

  • Deja vu for SP lax; Both teams blow leads, lose playoff games in OT

    SOUTH PORTLAND—Anyone who doesn't believe that history repeats itself should have been at Martin Memorial Field Wednesday afternoon/evening. First, the South Portland girls' lacrosse team, coming off its best regular season to date, seeded fourth in Western Class A and hoping to adva...

  • Playoff action in abundance

    With the 2011 outdoor track season over and done with (see story) and the tennis postseason is nearing its end (see story), Forecaster Country is in the midst of baseball, softball and lacrosse playoff action. Here's a glimpse: Baseball Scarborough's and South Portland's b...