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Sports

  • Cheverus boys win SMAA track crown; Stags girls come in third

    In search of their first state championship in 12 seasons, the Cheverus boys' outdoor track team took time out to secure the top spot in the conference Saturday by winning the Southern Maine Activities Association championship meet at Thornton Academy in Saco. The Stags tallied 106 points ...

  • Baseball, softball, lax regular seasons wrap up; Playoffs next for Portland schools

    (Ed. Note: For the full Cheverus-South Portland softball and Waynflete-Yarmouth and Waynflete-NYA girls' lacrosse game stories, please visit theforecaster.net) With the track and tennis postseasons underway (please see stories), base...

  • Power Pigs win another title

    The Portland boys' U-19 rugby team, coached by Rocky Frenzilli, captured its second straight Maine/New Hampshire championship Saturday in Pembroke, N.H. The top-seeded "Power Pigs" defeated No. 3 Kearsage, N.H., 27-0, behind tries from Portland's Tomas Callan, Greely's Francisco Marques and Chase...

  • Yarmouth baseball keeps on rolling with 4-2 win over Greely

    YARMOUTH—There is no identity crisis spreading around the Yarmouth baseball dugout these days. The Clippers’ all-out style has produced six straight wins with the same consistent, aggressive disposition. At this point, every player on the field understands the methods behind th...

  • Let the fun begin; Spring playoffs set to begin for local teams

    The spring sports regular season is nearing its conclusion. Track will begin its postseason next weekend (please see story) with tennis soon to follow suit. By this time next week, baseball, softball and lacrosse will also be looking ahead to the playoffs. Here's a glimpse at where loca...

  • Cape boys' lax wakes up the echoes; Capers dominate second half in 10-7 win over Yarmouth

    CAPE ELIZABETH—If there was any doubt that the proudest boys' lacrosse program in the state was still capable of reaching into the past and plucking out a heroic, transcendent effort, such skepticism went by the wayside in 24 astonishing minutes Friday evening at Hannaford Field. Cap...

  • Yarmouth baseball's magic ride continues; Clippers rally to down host Falmouth, 5-2

    FALMOUTH—The Yarmouth baseball team has gone from a top-flight contender in the hunt for the Western B regional title to a club seemingly in the midst of something very special after collecting three wins on its current five-game streak with late inning heroics. Along the way, the Cl...

  • Cape doubles team reaches WMC Final

    Waynflete's top doubles team (from right) Eric Ordway and Ross Cummings rallied to defeat Cape Elizabeth's No. 2 squad (from left) Bailey Dittrich and John Tranfaglia, 3-6, 6-4, 10-8, in Saturday's Western Maine Conference doubles championship match.

  • South Sports Roundup

    Cape Elizabeth's Homa honored as top scholar-athlete Cape Elizabeth's Stephen D. Homa was one of 17 recipients of the State of Maine Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Inc.'s, 23rd annual Scholar-Athlete awards earlier this week. Homa b...

  • Track postseason is here

    The outdoor track season has entered its most exciting phase, the postseason. Saturday, Cape Elizabeth will travel to Yarmouth High School for the Western Maine Conference championship meet, beginning at 9 a.m. Scarborough and South Portland will join the rest of the Southern Maine Activit...