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  • NYA girls' lax gets past nemesis Waynflete, 7-3, reaches Class B pinnacle for first time

    PORTLAND — After five previous stabs at state glory were squashed, the North Yarmouth Academy girls' lacrosse program finally reached the mountaintop Saturday at 11:18 a.m., at Fitzpatrick Stadium. The Panthers battled two-time defending state champion Waynflete in the Class B Final ...

  • Capers back where they belong, win Class B crown, 7-6, over Yarmouth

    PORTLAND - A year ago, Cape Elizabeth's seniors became the first class to graduate without adding to the storied boys' lacrosse program's state championship trophy case. The Class of 2010 wasn't about to do the same. Saturday afternoon at Fitzpatrick Stadium, the Capers culminated t...

  • Cape baseball wins regional crown; Scarborough, SP lose in quarterfinals

    Thanks in large part to nearly unhittable senior ace Conor Moloney, the Cape Elizabeth baseball team will play for the Class B state title Saturday. The top-ranked Capers defeated No. 8 Oak Hill (3-0) in the quarterfinals, avenged last year's heartache with a 4-3 (eight inning) win over No...

  • Scarborough, Cape boys' lax off to state finals; SP eliminated by Red Storm

    (Ed Note: For the full Scarborough-South Portland game story, please visit theforecaster.net) Back in April and for most of the month of May, suggesting that the Cape Elizabeth and/or Scarborough boys' lacrosse teams would be playing...

  • Scarborough girls' lax one win from championship; Cape drops semifinal heartbreaker

    The perfect Red Storm of Scarborough are just one win from their second girls' lacrosse Class A state championship. Top-ranked Scarborough, 12-0 in the regular season, avenged playoff losses from 2008 and 2009 Saturday when it pulled away in the second half to vanquish No. 4 Kennebunk, 11-...

  • Portland boys' lax back to state game; Bulldogs hold off Messalonskee, 10-8

    PORTLAND - The team that appeared flawed prior to the season finds itself one win from perfection. And a repeat Class A championship. Portland's boys' lacrosse squad got a 48-minute battle from Messalonskee in Wednesday's Eastern A Final, but with the game and the season on the line...

  • Cape holds off Yarmouth in regional final thriller

    STANDISH — One inning was all that separated the powerhouse Cape Elizabeth and Yarmouth baseball teams this spring. Locked in a scoreless tie through the top of the sixth inning in a tense duel of senior aces, second-seed Yarmouth's righthander Nick Whittaker had matched top-ranked Cape ...

  • South Sports Roundup

    New Casco Bay Sports offerings in June Casco Bay Sports is offering a Wednesday night Twilight Flag Football league, beginning June 23, a Monday night soccer league, starting June 28, and a Tuesday night summer dodgeball league, beginning June 29. FMI,

  • Cape boys' tennis returns to the pinnacle

    If you're a member of or a fan of the Cape Elizabeth boys' tennis team, you have to feel that all is right with the world once again. That's because Saturday, for the first time since 2004, the Capers won the Class B state title, their 13th since 1985. Cape Elizabeth capped a stirri...

  • Mid-Coast playoff action sizzles

    We're just a day away from State Championship Saturday and a couple of Mid-Coast lacrosse teams still entertained title dreams when this issue went to press. The two-time defending Class A state champion Brunswick girls' lacrosse team hosted rival Mt. Ararat in the Eastern A Final Wednesda...