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  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Maine Basketball Hall of Fame golf tournament upcoming The second annual Maine Basketball Hall of Fame golf scramble will be held Monday, Aug. 10 at the Falmouth Country Club. Tee time is 8 a.m. The cost is $125 for an individual or $625 for a team. FMI, 504-6182.

  • Sterling returns to NYA field hockey

    Julia Sterling, who led North Yarmouth Academy's field hockey program to a pair of state titles in an eight-year tenure between 2003-10, is returning to the program to replace Tracy Quimby, who recently stepped down after four seasons. The Panthers reached the Western C semifinals in 2014.

  • Stretch run begins for local spring teams

    Last week, local sports teams continued to jockey for playoff position, taking part in a series of memorable contests. Here's a look at where things stand as the spring sports season nears the final turn: Baseball The Cape Elizabeth baseball team is still perfect. B...

  • Yarmouth boys' lax fights off Falmouth's upset bid, 8-6

    YARMOUTH—If next month's state championship games are anywhere near as compelling as Friday night's Falmouth at Yarmouth boys' lacrosse showdown, fans of the sport will be in for a treat. Amid a playoff atmosphere, the two-time defending Class B state champion Clippers managed to ext...

  • Yarmouth baseball gets its revenge; Clippers knock Cape Elizabeth from unbeaten ranks, 8-6

    CAPE ELIZABETH—It took the Yarmouth baseball team 10 innings to score a run this season against rival Cape Elizabeth, but once the Clippers got the bats going in the third inning of Thursday's contest at Holman Field, there was no stopping them. Yarmouth avenged its only blemish of t...

  • Stretch run begins for north spring teams

    (Ed. Note: For the full Yarmouth-Falmouth baseball and Greely-Cape Elizabeth and NYA-Freeport boys' lacrosse game stories, please visit, theforecaster.net) Last week, local sports teams continued to jockey for playoff position, taking part in a series of memorable contests. Here's...

  • Yarmouth girls' lax dominates from start to finish in 11-6 win at NYA

    YARMOUTH—Less than two weeks removed from back-to-back sloppy performances in losses to Waynflete and Scarborough, the Yarmouth girls' lacrosse team played a nearly perfect game Wednesday on the field of the North Yarmouth Academy Panthers, its fiercest rival. The Clippers shot to an...

  • McAuley pegs Vachon as new basketball coach

    PORTLAND—One of the most successful girls' basketball programs in the state named a former Miss Maine Basketball as its new coach last week. Amy Vachon, who won the award in 1996 after starring for her father, Paul, at Cony, will replace Wil Smith as the coach of the McAuley Lions, w...

  • South Sports Roundup

    Twilight Baseball League tryouts upcoming The 2010 Twilight Baseball League, which includes teams in Auburn, Biddeford and Portland, will hold tryouts May 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Frozen Ropes Training Center in Portland. Players who turn 19 by Aug. 1 or who spen...

  • Yarmouth holds off Greely in baseball battle, 5-4

    CUMBERLAND-A mid-May regular season baseball game doesn’t sound like such a big deal. Don’t say that to the Yarmouth Clippers or Greely Rangers, though. The neighboring rivals did battle Tuesday afternoon at Twin Brook Recreation Center in an epic and lengthy contest tha...