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  • It's all Portland in Deering boys' lax showdown, 16-1

    PORTLAND—Maybe talk is cheap, but the Portland Bulldogs boys' lacrosse team has no immediate plans to start buying any of that. The defending Class A state champions have come to realize when they keep the verbs flowing more often than not, the other team's getting stuck with the bil...

  • Yarmouth girls erupt in second half to down Falmouth, 19-10

    YARMOUTH—For the first 20 minutes of Saturday morning's contest, the Falmouth girls' lacrosse team had the host Yarmouth Clippers right where the Yachtsmen wanted them, on their heels and behind on the scoreboard. If the game had ended there, Falmouth would have had added a second se...

  • Deering baseball falls at Westbrook, 9-6

    WESTBROOK—When this baseball season began, the Westbrook Blue Blazes were the consensus favorite to finally wrestle the Western Class A regional title from the steely, three-year grip of the Deering Rams. Bolstered by the return of the league’s top pitcher in lefthander Scott H...

  • Yarmouth goalie coach is something special

    (Ed. Note: Kate Dilworth is a junior at Yarmouth High School and just happens to be the granddaughter of the subject of this article. She is a starting defender for the school's talented girls' lacrosse team and recently job shadowed with The Forecaster as part of her Career Exploration Progr...

  • Bruins remind Boston fans to take the bad with the good

    (Ed. Note: Eric Deerwester is a sophomore at Yarmouth High School who recently job shadowed with The Forecaster as part of his Career Exploration Program) For most Boston sports fans, the latest Boston Bruins defeat at the hands of the Philadelphia Flyers will take months to recov...

  • Stretch run begins for local 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 The Cape Elizabeth baseball team is still perfect. B...

  • Yarmouth boys' lax fights off Falmouth's upset bid, 8-6

    YARMOUTH—If next month's state championship games are anywhere near as compelling as Friday night's Falmouth at Yarmouth boys' lacrosse showdown, fans of the sport will be in for a treat. Amid a playoff atmosphere, the two-time defending Class B state champion Clippers managed to ext...

  • 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...