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  • SP lax standout competes at elite showcase

    South Portland rising senior Jack Fiorini scored five goals and added three assists in helping the New England team go 6-1 and reach the championship game of the Brine National Lacrosse Classic in Virginia last weekend. Fiorini was named one of nine Maine All-Americans after helping the Red Riots...

  • Local standouts again dominate lax All-American teams

    The 2015 lacrosse season featured excellence from local players, so it came as no surprise to learn that this year's All-American teams featured several familiar names. This spring, one local girl and seven boys were honored. Standouts U.S. Lacrosse describes All-Americans ...

  • Midnight strikes for Cinderella Cheverus

    For three weeks, the Cheverus girls' lacrosse team rode a magic carpet and stole headlines. From the depths of a 1-9 start, the Stags somehow found themselves in the Eastern Class A Final last Wednesday afternoon, but that's where the fantasy run finally ended with a 14-3 loss to Brunswick...

  • Yarmouth holds off Waynflete in epic state final

    PORTLAND—They saved the best title game for last Saturday at Fitzpatrick Stadium. Then, a new champion saved its greatest effort and display of heart for last. As a result, the Yarmouth girls' lacrosse team is first. At last. The Clippers and perennial powerhouse... 1

  • Cheverus crushes Lewiston, wins first baseball state title!

    AUGUSTA—First baseman Harry Ridge was the first one there, wrapping up pitcher Joey Royer in a big bear hug. Shortstop Louie DiStasio wasn’t far behind, flying in with a chest bump. Third baseman Tyler Flaherty raised one finger high as he rushed over. The celebra...

  • Greely bats Locked down in 1-0 state final loss

    STANDISH—It was a superb matchup and initially a great day for a ballgame at St. Joseph’s College in Standish as the Greely Rangers and Waterville Purple Panthers battled it out for the Class B state title, with Waterville getting just enough offense to win 1-0, repeating as champions...

  • Scarborough boys down Lewiston, go back-to-back

    PORTLAND—The Scarborough boys' lacrosse team once again is the cream of the Class A crop. Saturday morning at Fitzpatrick Stadium, the Red Storm got a superb defensive effort, just enough offense and held off a plucky effort from Lewiston to win the state title for the second year in...

  • Scarborough girls edge Brunswick, repeat as Class A champs

    PORTLAND—A year ago, the Scarborough girls' lacrosse team was perfect. This spring, the Red Storm wasn't supposed to be championship-caliber, but Saturday afternoon at Fitzpatrick Stadium, they suggested that they might be in the midst of a long title run. A young team culmina...

  • Falmouth dominates NYA, wins first Class B boys' lax crown

    PORTLAND—Saturday afternoon, Falmouth's boys' lacrosse unequivocally became the finest squad in the state of Maine. Three days after holding off defending champion Cape Elizabeth in a "Game of the Year' regional final, the Yachtsmen completed their mission with an (as expected) decis...

  • It's Falmouth! At last!

    FALMOUTH—Suffice it to say that the Falmouth boys' lacrosse team wants what the Cape Elizabeth Capers have. A state title. Also recognition for being the best team around. The Yachtsmen are almost there. Wednesday evening, Falmouth, for the third year in a row, h...