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Sports

  • Spring season begins

    Portland catcher Hannah Higgins was tagged out on this attempted steal by South Portland's Stephanie Thibeault during the Bulldogs' 1-0 season-opening loss at the Red Riots Saturday. (Jason Veilleux photo)

  • South Portland edges Portland in season-opening softball clash

    In a play symbolic of their contest, South Portland junior first baseman Olivia Whitton took a throw just in time to force Portland's Becca Smith during the host Red Riots' 1-0 season-opening victory Saturday. (Jason Veilleux photo)

  • Deering coach, former major leaguer Ladd named to Maine Baseball Hall of Fame

    New Deering baseball coach Mike Coutts and former major leaguer Pete Ladd are two of the 12 new inductees to the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame, The Forecaster learned Friday morning. Coutts, of Scarborough, was a co-captain on the 1981 University of Maine squad that went to the Colle...

  • South Sports Roundup

    Livada named Player of the Week Former Cape Elizabeth standout Drake Livada, now a junior designated hitter at Brandeis University, was named the University Athletic Association's Player of the Week after hitting safely in all five games last week, to the tune of .571 with fo...

  • Bowdoin Beat

    Track teams earn victories Bowdoin's spring teams have had mixed results in most sports in recent days, but one has produced some triumph. Track

  • Midcoast Sports Roundup

    Rowing club looking for members

  • Spring Preview: Portland Bulldogs

    Several Portland High spring sports teams appear primed for a strong year. Baseball, always a lead contender, welcomes a new coach. Softball does as well and looks to build on last year's playoff berth. The boys' lacrosse squad has positioned itself as a perennial threat to win it all. The coul...

  • Spring Preview: Waynflete Flyers

    Waynflete won a pair of state championships last spring and hopes to equal or better that total this season. As always, girls' lacrosse figures to be a power. After returning to the pinnacle last year, the Flyers have all the necessary ingredients for a repeat. Boys' tennis is also hoping to go...

  • Spring Preview: Cape Elizabeth Capers

    The spring of 2009 should be memorable for fans of Cape Elizabeth athletics. Baseball reached the state final in stunning fashion last year and is widely expected to make it back there this time around. Softball has been a top contender for several seasons and is on the short list of favorites....

  • Spring Preview: Falmouth Yachtsmen

    Falmouth could be championship-caliber in several sports this spring. Girls' tennis is coming off a state title and is a heavy favorite to repeat. The boys' saw their long match win streak end in last year's state final, but should be formidable like always. Both track teams feature an abundanc...