Portland Sports Roundup
McAuley basketball clinic upcoming
McAuley varsity girls' basketball coach Billy Goodman and the defending Class A state champion Lions will offer a basketball clinic Sundays Dec. 4, 11 and 18 at the high school. Girls in grades 3-5 go from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Girls in grades 6-8 go from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The first 45 minutes will be devoted to drills and fundamentals. Games will be played the final 45 minutes. The cost is $15 per week or $40 for all three and includes a T-shirt and free admission to a Feb. 3 varsity home game versus Westbrook. FMI, email@example.com.
Learn lacrosse program underway
The new Riverside Athletic Center, at 1173 Riverside St. in Portland is hosting a Learn to Play Lacrosse clinic for boys in grades K-8, Sundays from 3 - 4 p.m. The weekly program builds a strong foundation of fundamental lacrosse skills. The cost is $140. FMI, maineelitelacrosse.com.
The Western Maine Baseball Umpires Association is holding baseball umpire certification classes. WMBUA provides baseball umpires for schools and leagues above the Little League level in Cumberland and York counties. Classes run for five consecutive Sunday evenings beginning February 12, 2012. FMI, firstname.lastname@example.org or 653-8736.
Sportszone hosting Turkey tip-off, travel league
The Southern Maine Sportszone in Saco is hosting the 2011 Turkey Tip-Off Nov. 26 and 27 for boys and girls in grades 5-8 and travel teams (no AAU or all-star teams). The cost is $100 for two games. Sportszone is also hosting the Southern Maine Auxiliary Travel Basketball League. An eight-game schedule begins Dec. 3 and runs through Feb. 11 for boys and girls in grades 5-8. The cost is $350 per team. FMI, 468-4685, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.