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  • Baseball, softball upsets highlight early action for Portland-area teams

    (Ed. Note: For the full Cheverus-Scarborough, Cheverus-South Portland and Deering-South Portland boys' lacrosse game stories, please visit theforecaster.net) The 2010 spring sports season is now underway for virtually every city team and in just a few short days, there has already...

  • SP softball improves to 2-0 with 16-1 romp of Kennebunk

    SOUTH PORTLAND—Following last weekend's season-opening 4-1 victory at Sanford, South Portland softball coach Ralph Aceto was anything but pleased with his team's effort. Monday afternoon, Aceto had to search long and hard to find something to criticize. Hosting a Kennebunk squ...

  • Rugby team improves to 3-0

    Scrumhalf Ian Keith, of Portland High, breaks the tackle attempt of Upper Valley, New Hampshire's Thorn Chhloeum, as Steve Teng and Tomas Callan look to support, during the Portland boys' U-19 rugby club's 43-5 victory Saturday. Keith scored three tries as the "Power Pigs" upped their conference ...

  • SP boys' lacrosse rolls over Deering, 15-9, improves to 3-0

    SOUTH PORTLAND—When the 2010 boys' lacrosse schedule came out and South Portland coach Tom Fiorini saw that his up-and-coming team opened with rivals Scarborough, Cheverus and Deering, he hoped his squad could manage a 2-1 start. Well, coach, perhaps you underestimated your team....

  • Scarborough boys' lax rallies past Cheverus, 8-7, in OT

    SCARBOROUGH—Six days after dropping a frustrating overtime decision to South Portland, the Scarborough boys' lacrosse team found itself on the other end of the spectrum Friday evening. In a back-and-forth affair against dangerous Cheverus, the Red Storm rallied to tie the score on Ma...

  • Local gymnasts win titles

    Several local gymnasts, representing the boys' team from the Maine Academy of Gymnastics took home state titles last month. Falmouth's Liam Jacquet (middle row, second from left) was first in Level 4. Cape Elizabeth's Zac Wellins (middle row, fourth from left) came in second in Level 4.  Cum...

  • South Sports Roundup

    South Portland Little League holding Opening Day festivities The South Portland National Little League will hold its 2010 Opening Day ceremonies Saturday, May 1 at 9 a.m., at the Pine Street Little League complex. John "Slim" Lee, unit director of the South Portland Boys a...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    New rowing club starting A new rowing club is starting on the New Meadows River at the Bowdoin Boathouse in West Bath. Experienced and beginner rowers are welcome. FMI, 522-8044 or boborjanice@yahoo.com. ...

  • South Portland boys' lax wins again; Red Riots improve to 2-0 with 8-3 victory at Cheverus

    PORTLAND—On the heels of arguably the most important win in program history, the South Portland boys' lacrosse team didn't come close to suffering a letdown Wednesday afternoon at Boulos Stadium. Instead, the Red Riots rode a timely, balanced offensive attack and 16 saves from senior...

  • South Portland Red Riots Spring Sports Preview

    South Portland has several spring sports teams that expect to contend. Baseball made a surprise playoff run a year ago, but won't sneak up on anyone while being very good once again this spring. Softball is always solid and needs to find a way to usurp Scarborough. Boys' lacrosse feels its ready ...