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  • Forecaster Country standouts prominent on winter all-star teams

    After a top-notch winter sports season, local athletes were honored in abundance. Here's a glimpse at players who were named to postseason all-star teams. Boys' basketball It was another strong year for boys' basketball in Forecaster Country and as a result, the Western Mai...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Maine Juniors volleyball players on national Watch List Five local Maine Juniors volleyball players are among 10 from the area chosen for the 2015 "Watch List" by the Junior Volleyball Association. Players include Cape Elizabeth's Katie Con...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Run for Hope Saturday The fifth annual Run for Hope 5K Scholarship Fund Race/Run, in memory of James and Maxine Pouravelis, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at McAuley High School. The race benefits a scholarship fund that provides a scholarship for McAuley students. There will be a p...

  • NYA holds off Freeport's upset bid, 11-8

    FREEPORT—The North Yarmouth Academy boys' lacrosse team was able to overcome one of the most dominant individual performances in recent memory Tuesday afternoon to earn a pivotal 11-8 victory over host Freeport in an Eastern Class B showdown. Despite Falcons senior Hans Pope's brilli...

  • Spring season hits midway pole

    (Ed. Note: For the complete McAuley-Westbrook softball and Portland-Lewiston and Waynflete-Greely boys' lacrosse game stories, visit theforecaster.net) While we're still awaiting warmer weather, one sure sign that summer is close is that the spring high school sports regular seaso...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Run for Hope Saturday The fifth annual Run for Hope 5K Scholarship Fund Race/Run, in memory of James and Maxine Pouravelis, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at McAuley High School. The race benefits a scholarship fund that provides a scholarship for McAuley students. There will be a post...

  • Waynflete avenges state final loss; Flyers down NYA, 12-10

    PORTLAND—Last June 19, the Waynflete girls' lacrosse team's quest for a third straight Class B state championship was derailed by the North Yarmouth Academy Panthers, who ascended to the pinnacle for the first time. Saturday afternoon, in a two-hour affair, which included a 32-minute...

  • Falmouth girls make history with first-ever win over NYA

    FALMOUTH—For the past decade, the Falmouth girls' lacrosse program has worked its way up the ranks. Last year, the Yachtsmen truly arrived, reaching the regional final for the first time, but heading into Thursday evening, they had never beaten one of the state's elite Class B teams,...

  • Extra inning win keeps McAuley perfect

    PORTLAND—The McAuley softball team appeared to have its fifth successive victory wrapped up midway through Friday afternoon's contest against visiting Westbrook, but the win didn't wind up coming that easily. That's because the Blue Blazes erased a 3-0 deficit with a four-run fifth i...

  • Waynflete knocks Yarmouth from unbeaten ranks

    PORTLAND—The Waynflete and Yarmouth girls' lacrosse teams could very well meet on the afternoon of June 18 at Fitzpatrick Stadium with a Class B state championship on the line. If that potential showdown matches Thursday afternoon's battle at Fore River Fields, local fans will get th...