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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 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...

  • Success aplenty as spring season kicks into gear

    Local baseball, softball, lacrosse, track and tennis teams have already seen their share of triumph and drama. Here's a glimpse of how things look in the early stages of a very quick spring campaign. Baseball All three local baseball teams have been very good and have gott...

  • Cape boys' lax closes ranks, wins state final rematch

    CAPE ELIZABETH — For more than two decades, the Cape Elizabeth boys' lacrosse program, one without peer in the state of Maine, has considered itself a family. Former players long past their glory days return to encourage the new generation of stars, gently reminding them of what's ex...