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North Sports Roundup

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North Sports Roundup

Falmouth woman running Boston Marathon for charity

Falmouth's Crystal White will run the 114th Boston Marathon next month as a member of the American Liver Foundation's Run for Research team to help raise thousands of dollars for those suffering from life-threatening liver diseases. To sponsor Crystal and to learn more, go to liverteam.org.

Freeport Youth Football accepting volunteer applications

The Freeport Gridiron Club is accepting applications for volunteers interested in coaching or assistant coaching at the youth and middle school levels. Application deadline is April 17. FMI, 329-4703, jim.melise@gmail.com or freeportfootball.com.

Casco Bay Sports offering spring leagues

Casco Bay Sports is offering soccer, flag football, softball and dodgeball leagues this spring. A co-ed Monday night 6-on-6 soccer league starts April 12. A Thursday night league begins May 6. A Sunday 11-on-11 league begins May 2. A spring 6-on-6 flag football league starts April 11. A Sunday softball league begins May 2. A weeknight league commences May 3. Co-ed dodgeball has divisions playing Tuesday (starting April 20), Wednesday (April 21) and Thursday (April 29). FMI, cascobaysports.com.

Yarmouth seeking coaches

Yarmouth High School is seeking an assistant girls' lacrosse and a junior varsity softball coach for the spring season. Aditionally, there are openings for girls' varsity basketball and boys' junior varsity basketball. FMI, 846-2329.

Falmouth sports fundraiser dance upcoming

The fourth annual Falmouth Sports Fundraiser Dance will be held April 9 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland, featuring the music of the Tony Boffa Band. Tickets are $20 per person and need to be purchased in advance by calling 838-8130, 415-7707 or 871-0147. There will be munchies, a cash bar, door prizes, a live auction and two very special guests.

Cheverus inducts new Hall of Fame members

Cheverus will induct five new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame on March 28. The group includes John P. Cimino, Class of 1961, a basketball standout and a member of the school's 1961 state championship team; Santo A. Cimino, 1962, who earned three varsity letters in basketball; Phillip "Jack" Dawson, 1952, a football, basketball and track standout who is now a member of the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame and the man behind the Cheverus summer sports program; Peter J. Foley, 1963, a state record-setting swimmer; and Ronald L. Lemieux, 1973, a football, basketball and baseball star. The ceremony will be held at the Portland Regency Hotel at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $35. FMI, 774-6238 or hallisey@cheverus.org.

Waynflete lacrosse clinic upcoming

Longtime Waynflete varsity lacrosse coaches Cathie Connors and Bob Johnson will conduct clinics for boys and girls in grades 3-6 during the month of May. The clinics will emphasize fundamentals and prepare young athletes for competitive play. The first clinic is May 1 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., at the Fore River Fields. Athletes must bring their own sticks, cleats and protective equipment. Clinics are open to all. FMI, 774-7863 or ross_burdick@waynflete.org.

Boys' lacrosse clinic Saturday

Laxpros and North Yarmouth Academy are hosting a free boys' youth lacrosse coaches' clinic Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at NYA's gymnasium. The clinic is designed to help youth and middle school coaches understand the basics of lacrosse as well as new drills and techniques. FMI, bmeyers@nya.org.