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  • Falmouth plays like top seed in historic win over Waynflete

    FALMOUTH—So much for getting caught looking ahead. Falmouth's girls' lacrosse team opened what it hopes will be a championship run on a sweltering Saturday afternoon and while some thought that the Yachtsmen might be peeking ahead to a potential showdown with Kennebunk in the regiona...

  • Portland upends Falmouth behind more late inning magic

    PORTLAND—While the bottom of the fifth inning didn't produce its usual magic for Portland's baseball team Saturday afternoon at Hadlock Field, the bottom of the sixth worked quite nicely. Facing fourth-ranked Falmouth in a taut Western Class A semifinal round showdown, the first ever...

  • Portland finds more OT magic at Mt. Ararat

    BRUNSWICK—After surviving Cheverus in an epic and historic four-overtime Eastern Class A quarterfinal Wednesday evening, you had to wonder what the Portland girls' lacrosse team had in mind for an encore. How about another epic, historic victory, this time on the road against a team ...

  • Portland's rally stuns Deering in quarterfinal thriller

    PORTLAND—If you blinked, you might have missed it. The biggest and best comeback in a season chock full of them. Portland's baseball team has made a habit of rallying to produce victories this spring, often in the fifth inning, but Thursday evening, in front of a huge crowd at...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Bath Rotary Golf Tournament next week The Bath Rotary Club will hold its 24th annual golf tournament Wednesday at the Bath Golf Club. Registration begins at 7 a.m. The scramble format tees off at 7:55 a.m. The cost is $100 per person. FMI,

  • Several local teams still chasing titles

    The outdoor track season came to a close Saturday, but there's still a lot of drama underway in baseball, softball, lacrosse and tennis. With just over a week to go before we bid the spring sports season adieu, fans of Brunswick, Morse and Mt. Ararat have a lot to keep them busy. He...

  • South Sports Roundup

    SMCC softball opening Southern Maine Community College is seeking a softball coach. SMCC plays both a fall and spring season. FMI,741-5927 or mrichards@smccme.edu. SMCC golf tournament upcoming The Souther...

  • Drama, surprise abound as playoffs heat up

    (For the complete South Portland-Scarborough boys' lacrosse and Cape Elizabeth-Falmouth girls' lacrosse game stories, with photos and box scores, see theforecaster.net) The tennis playoffs are coming to a close, just as the baseball, softball and boys' and girls' lacrosse postseas...

  • Greely holds off Yarmouth in nine-inning marathon

    "This was a Forecaster Instant Classic right here."

  • Portland edges Cheverus in 4 OT marathon, advances to semis for first time

    PORTLAND—Good things might come to those who wait, but what Portland's girls' lacrosse team had to endure Wednesday evening was ridiculous. It took over two hours of trying, but the Bulldogs finally figured out a way to slay the nemesis Stags of Cheverus in a marathon, instant classi...