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  • Cape hurler throws perfect game

    Carson Sullivan recently threw a perfect game for the Cape Elizabeth Junior Little League team in an 11-0 win over South Portland's Junior Little Leaguers. Sullivan, 14, struck out seven. Sullivan will be a freshman at Cape Elizabeth High School this fall.

  • Freeport golfer competes at Coca-Cola Junior championships

    Freeport High senior Wynne Cushing took part at the recent American Junior Golf Association Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf. Cushing was the only female from Maine to compete. Cushing had the 20th-best final round score, shooting a round of 117. She shot a 125 on the first day and a 12...

  • Almost time for fall sports

    The fall sports preseason began Monday and the real thing isn't far off. The Cheverus and Portland football teams will again be on a collision course, while several other local teams and athletes promise to turn heads. The Forecaster's 11th annual Fall Sports Preview, covering every varsity sport...

  • Portland's girls' hoops coach steps down

    Just months after leading the Portland girls' basketball team to its best finish in a decade, Jan Veinot has stepped down as coach. Veinot, who went 45-84 overall in seven seasons, capped by a 14-6 record last winter with a trip to the Western A semifinals, said that after recently earning her Ph...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Maine Basketball Hall of Fame induction upcoming The inaugural Maine Basketball Hall of Fame will be inducted Thursday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The Hall will honor 22 individuals and one team. Dinner is served from 4 to 5:30 p.m. with the induction following. FMI, 942-638...

  • Local baseball players win Massachusetts tournament

    The AAU Travel baseball team Maine Black Flies 15U won the Dan Duquette End of Summer Classic at Dan Duquette's Sports Academy in Massachusetts earlier this month, competing against teams from New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts. MBF won the championship game, 3-1, against the Massachusetts t...

  • Yarmouth native named to national rugby team

    Yarmouth's Abby Vogel, a sophomore at the University of California, was recently selected by USA Rugby to play for the National U-20 team.

  • Portland Porpoises do well at summer meet

    The Portland Porpoise Swim Club recently competed at the Swim Your Own Age meet at Westbrook. Earning high point awards were: Front row, left to right: Logan Cloutier (8), Sofie Ecker (6) and Sydney Cloutier (6). Back row: Izzy Baker (8), Caden Hemond (8), Emily Ecker (11), Maria ...

  • Local lacrosse players win summer tournament

    The MAINEiax Black team, featuring an abundance of local players, won the Sound Lacrosse Summer Classic tournament at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut last month. MAINEiax defeated home turf team 207 Lacrosse, 7-3, before beating Homegrown Blue, 8-4, in the final. Front row ...

  • Maine girls' hockey making its mark

    Who says Maine girls can't play hockey at a high level? No one associated with one of the nation's premier college showcases, that's for sure. A record contingent of seven Maine players, including three from North Yarmouth Academy and another who helped Scarborough win last winter's...