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  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Outdoor track all-state team named The Maine Track and Cross Country Coaches' Association recently named its all-state team, which included several local standouts. The girls' first-team included Cheverus' Kiera Murray and McAuley's Olivia Smith. Deering's Rashad Zagon was an honorable m...

  • Should they stay or should they go? Struggling Sox have decisions to make

    Since jettisoning A.J. Pierzynski, the Red Sox have had the feel of a winning team, whether because of some motivation they drew from Pierzynski’s departure or Christian Vazquez’s arrival or because they’ve played a lot of bad teams. ...

  • Massabesic denies Cheverus' repeat bid in five OT classic

    PORTLAND—It was the game that wouldn't end. The game that no one wanted to end. And a game that no one who took part or witnessed will ever, ever forget. Saturday afternoon's Class A girls' lacrosse state final at Fitzpatrick Stadium pitted two teams, defending state ch...

  • Cape boys finish perfect after state game win over Yarmouth

    PORTLAND—Order has been restored. The Cape Elizabeth boys' lacrosse program, long the most decorated in the state of Maine, has returned to the place where it rules supreme. And it isn't even close. Saturday afternoon at Fitzpatrick Stadium, the Capers managed to repeat...

  • Yarmouth girls outlast Cape, earn Class B coronation

    PORTLAND—The Yarmouth Clippers, the state's best girls' lacrosse team, wound up where so many of us expected, the Class B pinnacle, but the Cinderella Capers of Cape Elizabeth certainly didn't make it easy. Saturday at Fitzpatrick Stadium, on a glorious morning for lacrosse, the Clip...

  • Baseball season ends painfully

    In a season so wide open that literally any playoff participant had a chance to go all the way, South Portland and Scarborough entered the postseason full of optimism last week, but both went home disappointed. It would be Cinderella 11th seed Windham winning Western Class A, while the Red...

  • Cape softball still alive after miracle comeback; Scarborough, SP ousted

    Just one local softball team remained alive at press time. Barely. Cape Elizabeth somehow kept its undefeated season and Class B state championship hopes alive last week with a narrow win over Poland, followed by the most storied comeback in program history against Yarmouth to earn ...

  • Three lax teams reach regional finals; Scarborough boys' reign ends

    (Ed. Note: For the complete Scarborough-Thornton Academy and South Portland-Gorham boys' and Cape Elizabeth-Falmouth, Cape Elizabeth-Waynflete and Scarborough-Thornton Academy girls' game stories, with photos and box scores, see theforecaster.net) Forecaster Country boys' and girl...

  • SP athletes impress at New Englands

    South Portland's boys' outdoor track team culminated its strong season in style last weekend at the New England championships in Bridgewater, Mass. Danny Guiliani (right) came in second in the shot put (54 feet, 10 inches) and 25th in the discus (124-5) to qualify for all New-England honors and...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Velocity soccer holding tryouts The Velocity premier soccer club is holding tryouts for its spring 2015 teams. U-12 through U-14 girls try out Saturday from 1:30 to 3 p.m., and Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. U-15 and U-17 boys and girls try out July 12 from 12 to 1:30 p.m., and July 17 fro...