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  • Maine lacrosse All-Americans honored; Local standouts make up majority
    Brunswick junior Aiden Glover, fresh off helping the Dragons win a Class B state title, was named a US Lacrosse All-American last week, one of many from Forecaster Country. File photos. More photos below. Southern Maine was a hotbed for lacrosse again this spring and that was reflected when the ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on June 24, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Check out our summer athletes of the year and All-State honorees
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on June 24, 2018By  
  • Meet our spring athletes of the year and All-State honorees
    The Maine Sunday Telegram announces its tennis players of the year, with track and field, lacrosse, baseball and softball still to come. ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on June 24, 2018By  
  • Boys’ tennis: 2018 Maine Sunday Telegram All-State team
    Declan Archer, Kennebunk sophomore: As the second seed in the MPA singles state tournament, Archer advanced to the quarterfinals for a second straight year before being ousted by No. 7 Jacob Greene, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. In team play, Archer led No. 3 Kennebunk/Wells to the regional semifinals before a 3-2 ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on June 24, 2018By  
  • Girls’ tennis: Grace Campanella, Kennebunk
    On a tennis court, Grace Campanella is equal parts composure and tenacity. The only time she became distracted this spring was during a regional qualifying match for the MPA singles state tournament, because her opponent brought along two large poodle mixes to the match. “They were great,” said Campanella, a ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on June 24, 2018By Glenn Jordan
  • Boys’ tennis: Nick Forester, Falmouth
    After taking care of his semifinal opponent in two efficient sets, Falmouth junior Nick Forester waited to see who would join him in the championship match of the MPA singles state tournament. The other semifinal featured a pair of seniors, Alex Klemperer of Falmouth and Jacob Greene of Waynflete, in ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on June 24, 2018By Glenn Jordan
  • Girls’ tennis: 2018 Maine Sunday Telegram All-State team
    Jocelyn Bolt, Gorham sophomore: As the 12th seed in the MPA singles state tournament, Bolt knocked off No. 5 Meredith Kelley in three sets and No. 4 Gabrielle Marquis in two sets before finally succumbing in the semifinals to three-time finalist Rosemary Campanella. In team play, Bolt went 11-2 to ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on June 24, 2018By  
  • Sea Dogs swept
    PORTLAND Zach Green hit a two-run home run and had two hits, driving in four as the Reading Fightin Phils defeated the Portland Sea Dogs, 9-1, on Thursday. With the victory, the Fightin Phils swept the four-game series. Reading took the lead in the first when it scored five runs, ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 22, 2018By ohtadmin
  • Hodgkins has ‘Super Day’
      WISCASSET It was a hot Saturday evening in Wiscasset and Group 1 was on the schedule, which included a special 75-lap main event for the Maxwell’s Market Super Streets. It didn’t take long for fans and fellow competitors to see that the only thing hotter than the ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 22, 2018By ohtadmin
  • Ararat Nation Baseball
    A WEEK-LONG baseball camp run by Mt. Ararat High School varsity baseball coach Brett Chase is underway on Crosby Field at the Foreside Recreational Facility in Topsham. Players are partaking in drills, skills, batting practice, game-like scenarios and gameplay to sharpen their baseball aptitude. Pictured from the right, clockwise; ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 22, 2018By ohtadmin
  • Bridgeway’s Evan Bess among the state’s best in baseball
    WATERVILLE — Catching is Evan Bess’ first baseball love. In the bottom of the first inning of Thursday’s Class C/D Senior All-Star Game, he showed it. With two outs and a couple North runners on base, Bess took a pitch from Hall-Dale’s Dean Jackman, sprung from his crouch behind the ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on June 21, 2018By Travis Lazarczyk
  • Cape Elizabeth’s Tinsman receives Winkin Award
    Cape Elizabeth catcher Brendan Tinsman was named the winner of the Dr. John Winkin Award, presented Thursday to the top senior baseball player in Maine. The Western Maine Conference Class B Player of the Year, Tinsman will continue his baseball career at Wake Forest University. “There were a lot of ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on June 21, 2018By Staff report
  • Westbrook’s Bayak named Gatorade Maine Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year
    Westbrook High junior Nyagoa Bayak was named Gatorade Maine Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year on Thursday. Bayak was the high jump champion at the Class A outddor state meet and the New England Championships, and she finished second at the New Balance National Championships in Greensboro, North ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on June 21, 2018By Staff Report
  • Yarmouth pulls away late to down Freeport, 14-4
    FREEPORT There are several key points Freeport co-coaches Bill Ridge and Peter Wagner want to get across to their Falcons’ Junior American Legion team, two being hustle and learn. For six innings in the team’s opener on Wednesday, the Falcons hung in against Tucker Ford of Yarmouth, trailing just ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 21, 2018By ohtadmin
  • Thirsty Turf downs Topsham, 11-8
    TOPSHAM POST 202’S Brady Mitchell runs through the bag at first base after grounding out to the shortstop in Bowdoinham on Wednesday. Topsham fell to 0-3 on the young season after an 11-8 loss to the 2-0 Cheverus-based team. ERIC MAXIM / TIMES RECORD STAFF BOWDOINHAM Thirsty Turf scored six ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 21, 2018By ohtadmin
  • Two Dragons named lax All-Americans
    Portland Press Herald Nine boys’ lacrosse players from southern Maine have been named 2018 Maine Area US Lacrosse All-Americans. Falmouth senior defender Brendan Hickey is the lone repeat selection. He is joined on this year’s list by juniors Aiden Glover of Brunswick, Riley Reed of Falmouth, Cooper Mehlhorn ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 21, 2018By ohtadmin
  • A season to remember
    Thornton Academy’s Jack Webb backs down a defender before scoring a goal in Saturday’s state championship game. Jason Gendron Photography The 2018 Thornton Academy boys lacrosse team may have truly been a team of destiny. I usually hate using cliché sports terms, but I’m going to make an exception for ... read more
    Source: The Journal TribunePublished on June 21, 2018By pmcdonald@journaltribune.com
  • Nine boys’ lacrosse players receive All-American honors
    Nine boys’ lacrosse players from southern Maine have been named 2018 Maine Area US Lacrosse All-Americans. Falmouth senior defender Brendan Hickey is the lone repeat selection. He is joined on this year’s list by juniors Aiden Glover of Brunswick, Riley Reed of Falmouth, Cooper Mehlhorn of South Portland, C.J. LaBreck ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on June 20, 2018By Staff Report
  • The story of Lewiston’s diverse state soccer champs just might show up on Netflix
    Netflix has optioned the rights to make a film or TV series out of the book “One Goal,” which chronicles the Lewiston High School boys soccer team and its mix of native-born and Somali refugee players. Author Amy Bass said Wednesday that she did not know what Netflix’s specific plans ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on June 20, 2018By Ray Routhier
  • Nothing settled in Legion baseball tussle
    POST 202’S Isaak Flaming scores in the second inning as Post 86 United catcher Wade Sansone attempts to field the throw as pitcher Luke Waeldner runs behind the play to back up. The game was suspended in the ninth inning due to darkness, tied 9-9. ERIC MAXIM / TIMES RECORD ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 20, 2018By ohtadmin
  • Sea Dogs split DH
      PORTLAND Ranger Suarez tossed a five-hit complete game and Austin Bossart hit a two-run home run and had two hits as the Reading Fightin Phils topped the Portland Sea Dogs, 7-1, in the first game of a doubleheader on Tuesday. Suarez (3-3) allowed one run while striking out five ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 20, 2018By ohtadmin
  • Morse girls track honored
    THE MORSE HIGH SCHOOL girls track and field team was honored recently, receiving the 2018 Class B North Good Sportsmanship Award prior to the State Class B Track and Field Championships. MORSE HIGH SCHOOL PHOTO ... read more
    Source: The Times RecordPublished on June 20, 2018By ohtadmin
  • American Legion baseball dealing with low participation
    American Legion baseball in Maine is at its lowest participation level in decades, but league managers are confident the summer baseball league will be on the upswing soon. Just 18 teams will play Senior Legion baseball this summer, down from nearly 50 teams a decade ago. Twenty teams will participate ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on June 19, 2018By Travis Lazarczyk
  • Scarborough softball repeats for first time
    Scarborough’s softball team celebrates as Chloe Griffin scores the game-ending run in Saturday’s 12-0 six-inning, “mercy rule” victory over Oxford Hills in the Class A state final. The Red Storm won the championship in undefeated fashion for the second year in a row. Scarborough third baseman Emily Jefferds catches a ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on June 19, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Falmouth girls win first title; Other teams fall just short-Northern edition lacrosse wrap-up
    Greely’s Devlin O’Keefe soars for a shot late in the Rangers’ 14-13 overtime loss to Brunswick in Saturday’s Class B state final.  Falmouth’s girls’ lacrosse team mobs goalie Hannah Dubinsky at the final horn of the Yachtsmen’s 10-7 upset victory over defending champion Massabesic in Saturday’s Class A state final. ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on June 19, 2018By Michael Hoffer