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Sports

  • North area track powers up to usual tricks

    With more pound-for-pound running, jumping and throwing talent crammed into a small area than can be found anywhere else in the state, it's no surprise that local storied track programs are once again turning heads. Falmouth, the defending Class B boys' champion, has won its first two meet...

  • Spring sports season hits midway point for North area teams

    (Ed. Note: For the full Falmouth-NYA boys' and girls' lacrosse game stories, please visit theforecaster.net) The middle of May is upon us and that means the 2010 spring sports season is roughly at its halfway point. So far, so good has been the theme for local teams and the...

  • Lacrosse crossovers produce surprises

    (Ed. Note: For full game stories from each of these contests, please visit, theforecaster.net) YARMOUTH — Separated by a mere mile, several of the best Class A and B boys' and girls' lacrosse teams in the state did battle Saturday morning and afternoon during the first of two cr...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Rugby team goes 2-1 in NE tourney The Portland boys' U-19 rugby club used two last second opportunities to gain a berth in the New England tournament, held Saturday in Manchester, N.H. In their quarterfinal, Portland stopped a Marshfield, Mass., attempt on the goal li...

  • Spring sports season nears midway point

    (Ed. Note: For the full Waynflete-Yarmouth girls' lacrosse game story, please visit theforecaster.net) The middle of May is upon us and that means the 2010 spring sports season is roughly at its halfway point. So far, so good has been the theme for local teams and there's p...

  • Cheverus baseball, McAuley softball continue to surprise

    As the spring sports season continues to chug along (please see this week's recap), it's safe to say that two of best and most unexpected stories of the campaign to date are the baseball team from Cheverus and the McAuley softball squad. Stags surge Cheverus began t...

  • McAuley maulers dominate Windham, 25-0

    PORTLAND—The McAuley softball team has become more than just a feel-good story. The Lions appear to be on the verge of becoming a veritable powerhouse. Monday afternoon, at Larry K. Mahaney Field, McAuley scored six runs in the first inning, a mind-boggling 16 more in the seco...

  • Strong second half sends Waynflete girls' lax past Cape, 11-7

    CAPE ELIZABETH—While it remains a work in progress, the Waynflete girls' lacrosse team continues to suggest that it could be something very special by the end of the season. Possibly good enough to win another championship. Monday night Hannaford Field, the Flyers trailed four...

  • Portland baseball team continues to impress with win over Deering

    PORTLAND — Portland freshman Caleb Fraser craftily navigated his way through the Deering Rams lineup and survived a shaky defensive effort behind him to earn a complete-game, 8-7 victory Thursday at Hadlock Field. Fraser’s second win of the season was the Bulldogs’ first ...

  • Brunswick girls hold off NYA in thriller, 14-13

    YARMOUTH—Two of the most storied girls' lacrosse programs in state, strangers in countable games for six years, showed everyone Saturday morning why crossover contests are such a good idea for all concerned. The two-time defending Class A state champion Brunswick Dragons, from the Kenneb...