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  • Yarmouth hits its stride, gets first win at Freeport

    FREEPORT—Yarmouth's defending Class B state champion girls' lacrosse team badly needed a dose of confidence entering Saturday afternoon's contest at regional rival Freeport. Fifty minutes later, the Clippers are on the road back to championship form. Yarmouth had a strong offe...

  • Portland baseball handed first loss by TA

    PORTLAND—Just about everything has gone right so far this spring for the Portland baseball team, as the return of one-time star player and former coach Mike Rutherford helped inspire a 3-0 start. Saturday morning, however, the Bulldogs' momentum ran into a red-hot pitcher and as so o...

  • Clippers rally to beat Lincoln Academy, Greely next

    YARMOUTH—The Yarmouth baseball team simply refused to go home. With its season on the line, facing a standout pitcher at the top of his game, the Clippers were on the ropes in a Western Class B semifinal round playoff contest Monday afternoon against visiting Lincoln Academy. ...

  • Eight-run inning propels Cheverus past SP, into regional final

    OLD ORCHARD BEACH —Joey Royer wouldn’t mind if Cheverus played all its baseball games at the The Ballpark. The senior pitched six innings of three-hit ball, striking out 10, and doubled to deep left field to spark the Stags’ pivotal and decisive fourth-inning rally as top...

  • Waynflete sweeps Class C tennis titles

    It wasn't easy, but for the first time since 2006, both Waynflete tennis teams sit atop Class C. Saturday afternoon, at Colby College in Waterville, the Flyers boys managed to win their fourth championship in a row, but it took a highwire act to do so, in a 3-2 win over George Stevens Acad...

  • Waynflete holds off Greely's upset bid, reaches regional final again

    PORTLAND—The Waynflete Flyers and Greely Rangers girls' lacrosse teams have produced some postseason thrillers over the years. Saturday afternoon's Western Class B semifinal round matchup wasn't expected to be one of them. The Rangers, however, proved that their season of rebi...

  • Scarborough sets up SP showdown by blanking TA

    SCARBOROUGH—Now, it's official. The highly-anticipated Western Class A softball final between perennial powerhouse Scarborough and defending Class A state champion South Portland is set in stone after Saturday's rainy semifinal action. While the top-ranked Red Riots were havin...

  • This time Capers hold lead, win at Falmouth

    FALMOUTH—For two seasons, over three frustrating games, the Cape Elizabeth girls' lacrosse team wasn't able to put Falmouth away. Saturday afternoon, on the Yachtsmen's turf field, the Capers finally finished the job at the optimal time, in the Western B semifinals. After blow...

  • Portland's season ends with lopsided loss at Lewiston

    LEWISTON—Each of the past two seasons, the Portland boys' lacrosse team made it to the season's final day. This spring, the Bulldogs were sent packing a week earlier than they hoped. Saturday evening, at Don Roux Field, Portland ran into a buzzsaw in the form of the Lewiston B...

  • Deering upset by Marshwood in quarterfinals

    GORHAM—The storied Deering baseball team was on the verge of a comeback for the ages Friday afternoon, but in the end, the unheralded Hawks of Marshwood made a big-time statement in a Western Class A quarterfinal round baseball game played at the University of Southern Maine. In a ma...