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  • New-look Capers begin title defense with win over Waynflete

    CAPE ELIZABETH—The Cape Elizabeth boys' lacrosse team hasn't repeated as state champion since 2002-03. That might change this spring. While June is still a long way off, the 2014 Capers debuted in emphatic fashion Friday afternoon at Hannaford Field and as a result, you can't ...

  • Brunswick girls' tennis team honored

    Democratic Senator Stan Gerzofsky of Brunswick welcomed the Brunswick girls' tennis team, the Class A state champion in both 2012 and 2013, to the State House last Thursday.  From left: Ali Stankiewicz, Maisie Silverman, Senator Stan Gerzofsky, Natty Bea Silverman, ...

  • Strong showings by locals at state track meets

    The best showing in six years from the South Portland boys and a near-miss by the Scarborough girls highlighted the Class A state outdoor track meet Saturday in Windham. In the boys' meet, won by Bonny Eagle with 94 points, South Portland posted 59 points to finish a strong third, its best...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Portland Rec Red Sox trip Portland Recreation is hosting a bus trip to Fenway Park for the July 5 Boston Red Sox game against the Toronto Blue Jays. It's a night game and seats are located in right field box section 88. FMI, 756-8275 or

  • Griffin done at Greely

    Mike Griffin, the athletic director at Greely High School since 2005, will not return to his position, The Forecaster learned Tuesday morning. Griffin indicated in a note to the MSAD 51 superintendent that he "learned a great deal during my time with MSAD 51" and that he "intends to use th...

  • Greely holds off Falmouth in softball prelim

    FALMOUTH—After combining for 37 runs in their two regular season encounters, the Greely and Falmouth softball teams, naturally, produced a mere three in Tuesday afternoon's Western Class B preliminary round playoff game. In a contest that was nerve-wracking from the get-go, the host ...

  • Cheverus teams fourth at Class A state track meet

    City runners, jumpers and throwers had their moments at the state outdoor track championships Saturday. At the Class A meet in Windham, Cheverus girls led a tightly-bunched pack midway through, but ultimately wound up fourth with 49 points. Bonny Eagle pulled a mild surprise, edging perenn...

  • Waynflete's Ordway wins tennis singles title; Team playoffs heat up

    For the second year in a row and just the second time ever, a Waynflete boys' tennis player is the best individual in the state. Last year, Brandon Thompson did the honors and Monday, Patrick Ordway became the 2011 boys' singles champion, capping a dominant run with a triumph in a three-se...

  • McAuley welcomes Goodman as new hoops coach

    PORTLAND — If the McAuley girls' basketball program handles its recent coaching change the way it did challenging situations on the floor this past winter, Billy Goodman is in for an ideal situation. Goodman, a longtime Deering assistant and for the past three winters, head girls' co...

  • Playoff matchups set for city teams

    The city of Portland is about to see an abundance of baseball, softball and lacrosse playoff action. Baseball Three of four city baseball teams will participate in the postseason. Cheverus capped its best regular season of the playoff era last week with a gritty 6-2 win at ...