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  • Stretch run underway, many big games loom-Portland edition
    Cheverus third baseman Chris Cimino, left, is congratulated by first baseman Andrew DeGeorge after making a nice defensive play during the Stags’ 2-1 home in over Biddeford last week. Portland catcher Laini Legere lines a hit during last week’s extra inning home loss to Thornton Academy.  Waynflete’s LZ Olney scores ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on May 21, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Freeport’s Wagner brothers finding success on the field
    FREEPORT — The Wagner brothers of Freeport High have always competed against each other. Being three active, athletic boys separated by 29 months, their sibling rivalry has sometimes gotten testy. “When we were younger, we definitely used to go at each other a lot harder,” said Colby Wagner, a senior. ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 21, 2018By Steve Craig
  • Thornton Academy looking to build field house, renovate Linnell Gymnasium
    SACO — Thornton Academy has begun an ambitious capital campaign to raise funds to build an athletic field house and renovate Linnell Gymnasium, home to its basketball and volleyball programs. The 40,000-square foot field house would include a five-lane track, three basketball courts, three tennis courts, four volleyball courts and ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 21, 2018By Mike Lowe
  • Local roundup: Messalonskee boys lacrosse edges North Yarmouth Academy
    WATERVILLE — Austin Pelletier scored five goals to lead the Messalonskee boys lacrosse team to an 11-10 win over North Yarmouth Academy on Saturday at Thomas College. Dawson Charles scored three goals, while Colin Kenney added two goals for the Eagles (5-4). Alden Balboni tallied a goal for Messalonskee. Ryan ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on May 20, 2018By Staff report
  • Sunday Conversation: Edborg, Trojans making plenty of noise in 2018
    The Thornton Academy boys lacrosse team is off to an incredible start to the 2018 season and a big part of the Golden Trojans’ success has been the play of senior attacker Noah Edborg. Edborg has helped the Trojans open the season with a perfect 7-0 record heading into TA’s ... read more
    Source: The Journal TribunePublished on May 20, 2018By pmcdonald@journaltribune.com
  • Falmouth beats Brunswick in battle of lacrosse powerhouses
    Falmouth’s boys’ lacrosse team celebrates a goal during its 10-7 home win over Brunswick Saturday night. Mike Strout photos. More photos below. BOX SCORE Falmouth 10 Brunswick 7 B-  2 1 1 3- 7F- 3 2 3 2- 10 First quarter11:44 B Gramins (unassisted)9:14 B Glover (Coombs)8:37 F N. Farnham ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on May 20, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Falmouth girls hold off valiant Waynflete
    Falmouth sophomore goalie Hannah Dubinsky is hugged by junior Caitlyn Camelio as the rest of the Yachtsmen join in the celebration following Saturday’s 8-7 home win over Waynflete. Mike Strout photos. More photos below. BOX SCORE Falmouth 8 Waynflete 7 W- 3 4- 7F- 3 5- 8 First half17:25 W ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on May 19, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Saturday’s high school roundup: Falmouth turns back Deering
    Griffin Aube allowed just three hits and an unearned run in six innings, and Garret Aube hit a two-run single during a four-run second inning as Falmouth defeated Deering 5-4 in an SMAA baseball game Saturday afternoon at Hadlock Field. After Griffin Aube escaped a bases-loaded, nobody-out jam in the ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 19, 2018By Staff report
  • Stebbins thriving as ‘sparkplug’ for undefeated Hall-Dale baseball team
    FARMINGDALE — Austin Stebbins isn’t afraid of strike one. And he isn’t fazed by strike two. Neither are his teammates. Not anymore. Not when they see who’s at the plate. “Leading off, he usually gets down 0-2 in the count, then he finds a way to work up the count ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on May 19, 2018By Drew Bonifant
  • Cole Lawrence leads Gardiner baseball to win
    STAFF REPORT GARDINER — Cole Lawrence had two singles and an RBI to lead the Gardiner baseball team to a 3-1 victory over Yarmouth on Saturday. Logan Porter earned the win on the mound for the Tigers (10-2), and now owns a 4-1 record on the season. The Clippers fall ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on May 19, 2018By  
  • Falmouth holds off Deering in first ever regular season encounter
    Falmouth’s Ike Kiely (27) is congratulated by Sam Manganello after scoring the first run of the Yachtsmen’s 5-4 win at Deering Saturday. Mike Strout photos. More photos below. BOX SCORE Falmouth 5 Deering 4 F- 041 000 0- 5 9 1D- 010 000 3- 4 6 3 Top 2ndKiely scored ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on May 19, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Baseball: South Portland rallies past Portland for 7th straight win, 4-1
    South Portland scored three runs in the sixth inning to rally past Portland for a 4-1 SMAA victory on Saturday morning at Hadlock Field in Portland. In a battle of two of the top teams on Class A South, the Red Riots won their seventh straight game – allowing just ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 19, 2018By BRAD SPIEGEL - Special to the Telegram
  • South Portland rallies for crucial victory at Portland
    South Portland senior Riley Hasson (5) is congratulated by pitcher Hunter Owen after scoring the tying run in the sixth inning of Saturday’s showdown at Portland. The Red Riots added three more runs and beat the Bulldogs, 4-1, to lengthen their lead in the Class A South Heal Points standings. ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on May 19, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • High School Roundup: Trojans, Mustangs pick up lacrosse wins
    SACO — The Thornton Academy girls lacrosse team raced out to a 6-goal lead at halftime and would cruise to a 12-3 win over Lewiston on Friday. Makenzie Basile had four goals and two assist to lead the Trojans, who also got four goals from Alanna Pettaway. Cat Henaire added ... read more
    Source: The Journal TribunePublished on May 19, 2018By pmcdonald@journaltribune.com
  • York snaps 8-game losing streak with win over OOB
    Old Orchard Beach senior Morgan Howlett-Brown fires a pitch as second baseman Emily Greenlee gets ready during Friday’s game. PAT McDONALD/Journal Tribune OLD ORCHARD BEACH — The York High School softball team entered the 2018 season as one of the favorites in Class B South — and a big reason ... read more
    Source: The Journal TribunePublished on May 19, 2018By pmcdonald@journaltribune.com
  • Cape holds off SP for pivotal boys’ lax win
    Cape Elizabeth senior Finn Raymond (26) is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a first half goal during the Capers’ 10-8 home win over South Portland Friday. Mike Strout photos. More photos below. BOX SCORE Cape Elizabeth 10 South Portland 8 SP- 1 3 3 1- 8CE- 1 4 2 ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on May 18, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Friday’s high school girls’ roundup: Massabesic stays unbeaten by beating Cape Elizabeth, 12-10
    WATERBORO — Madison Drain scored five goals and Skylar Renaud added four as Massabesic remained unbeaten with a 12-10 girls’ lacrosse win over Cape Elizabeth on Friday. Morgan Pike scored twice and had four assists for Massabesic (8-0). Emily Healy scored four goals for Cape Elizabeth (5-4) and Chloe Chaplin ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 18, 2018By Staff report
  • Friday’s high school boys’ roundup: Wells rallies to baseball win
    WELLS — Cam Cousins hit a double and a home run, and pitched Wells to a 4-2 victory against Cape Elizabeth in a Western Maine Conference baseball game Friday. Cousins (6-0) struck out three with no earned runs over six innings, and put Wells (10-1) ahead 1-0 in the first ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 18, 2018By Staff report
  • Boys’ lacrosse: Strong fourth quarter gives Cape Elizabeth 10-8 win over South Portland
    CAPE ELIZABETH — Nothing has come easily this spring for Cape Elizabeth’s boys’ lacrosse team, so the Capers weren’t exactly fazed when they fell behind by a goal in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s showdown against South Portland at Hannaford Field. Instead, they hung tough, rallied and continued their ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 18, 2018By Michael Hoffer - The Forecaster
  • Softball: Gray-New Gloucester rallies to win
    YARMOUTH — It would have been easy for the Gray-New Gloucester softball team to fold after the top of the sixth inning Friday against Yarmouth. Down 1-0, the Patriots looked poised to take the lead on a two-run, two-out single by Amelia Cobb. But a runner interference call ended ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 18, 2018By Taylor Vortherms
  • Local roundup: Lewis pitches Messalonskee baseball by Lawrence
    FAIRFIELD — Tyler Lewis scattered seven hits and struck out seven to lead the Messalonskee baseball team to a 4-0 shutout of Lawrence in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference game Friday. Messalonskee (7-2) scored twice in the second and twice in the fourth, and Lewis made it stand up for ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on May 18, 2018By From staff reports
  • Local roundup: Winthrop softball gets win in 9th inning
    WINTHROP — Marie Dostie singled home Sam Allen with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Winthrop softball team past Dirigo 2-1 in a Mountain Valley Conference game Friday afternoon. Dostie and Allen each had two hits for the Ramblers (9-3). Layne Audet struck out ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on May 18, 2018By From staff reports
  • Community Cup features some of state’s top discus throwers
    FAIRFIELD — In the moments after her second discus throw at Friday’s Community Cup track and field meet, Shala Davis smiled a wry smile. It was a, I-know-I-can-do-better-than-that smile. A little later, on her last throw of the finals, she did. “I knew it wasn’t my greatest throw,” Davis said ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on May 18, 2018By Travis Lazarczyk
  • For elite athletes and those on the bubble, Capital City Classic a ‘last hurrah’
    AUGUSTA — Jack Jowett had nothing to lose. The Erskine Academy track and field standout had already qualified at both the conference and state levels in the javelin, his signature event. But even as he got ready to make his first throw at the I. Taylor Harmon Capital City Classic ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on May 18, 2018By Drew Bonifant
  • Skowhegan softball stops Oxford Hills
    SKOWHEGAN — How did the Skowhegan softball team respond to falling behind for the first time all season Friday afternoon? In the very fashion you’d expect from a reigning regional champion. The Indians scored a pair of runs with two outs in the bottom of the fifth against fellow Kennebec ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on May 18, 2018By Travis Barrett