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  • Scarborough softball overwhelms SP in opener

    SOUTH PORTLAND—Scarborough's softball team might not even need "Disney Magic" this spring. That's because the Red Storm appear to be an absolute juggernaut and they have the calendar on their side. In each of the past four odd-numbered seasons, Scarborough has captured the Cla...

  • Curran excels as Red Riots blank TA in opener

    SOUTH PORTLAND—If Henry Curran was this dominant on Opening Day, it's frightening to think what he'll do to the opposition in June. South Portland's senior lefthanded ace was almost unhittable on a windy Friday afternoon at Wainwright Farms against Thornton Academy, fanning the first...

  • Spring regular season done, playoffs begin

    Local baseball, softball, lacrosse and tennis teams scrambled to get games and matches in last week and there was plenty of drama in the mix. The tennis postseason is now upon us, albeit with some alterations, track's championships have begun, while by press time, baseball, softball a...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Yarmouth announces new boys' hockey coach The storied Yarmouth boys' hockey program has named David St. Pierre as its new coach. St. Pierre replaces Marc Halsted. St. Pierre was a longtime assistant under Scott Matusovich and also served under Halsted. He's a link to the Clippers' Class ...

  • Cape rallies past Greely, 7-4

    OLD ORCHARD BEACH—The longtime rival Cape Elizabeth and Greely baseball teams got a jump-start on next week's playoffs in the regular season finale at the Ballpark Tuesday night. When these two squads get together, drama (and often extra innings) ensues and the second encounter of th...

  • Red Riots tame Lions in softball finale

    PORTLAND—The South Portland softball team never met its match during the 2011 regular season. Now, the defending Class A state champion Red Riots look to cap their perfect run with another title. Tuesday afternoon, South Portland won its 16th straight game without a loss this ...

  • Cheverus beats Westbrook in 8, earns top seed for first time

    WESTBROOK—Tuesday's regular season finale between the two best teams in Western Class A, the (entering the game) No. 1 Westbrook Blue Blazes and No. 2 Cheverus Stags, couldn’t be decided in seven innings. The Blue Blazes rallied in the seventh to tie it up, but the Stags’...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    McAuley coach openings Catherine McAuley High School has coaching openings for varsity basketball and field hockey. Past coaching at the high school level is preferred. Applications can be downloaded at mcauleyhs.org, under jobs. Forward comp...

  • Cheverus track teams come in 2nd at Southwesterns; States upcoming

    Both Cheverus outdoor track teams fell short of first place, but turned heads at Saturday's Southern Maine Activities Association championship meet in Scarborough. The boys tallied 86 points to come in second to Bonny Eagle (99). Deering (17 points) finished 10th, Portland (16) placed 11th...

  • Tennis playoffs set; Softball, lax wrap up regular seasons for city teams

    Local softball, lacrosse and tennis teams scrambled to get games and matches in last week, and there was plenty of drama (and one huge surprise) in the mix. The tennis postseason is now upon us, albeit with some alterations, while by press time, baseball (see story), softball and lacrosse ...