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Sports roundup


Sports roundup

CLO—Hockey (held last week)

SUBHEAD—Heary wins Gatorade award

Deering High senior standout running back Jack Heary was recently named the 2008-09 Gatorade Maine Football Player of the Year. Heary, also The Forecaster's choice as Deering's 2008 Fall Male Athlete of the Year, had a dominant season for the Rams, who went undefeated in the regular year before losing to eventual champion Bonny Eagle in the regional semifinals.

SUBHEAD—Waynflete player, coach win soccer awards

Waynflete School junior standout Morgan Woodhouse was named girls' Class C Player of the Year and coach Jon Shardlow was named New England Region 1 girls' private school Coach of the Year at the recent 35th Maine Soccer Coaches' All-Star Banquet. Shardlow is also in consideration for the New England Region 1 Coach of the Year for a girls' private school. Gene McClure of Deering High was given a posthumous Service Award.


SUBHEAD--McAuley Basketball Clinics

Coach Wil Smith will be joined by the McAuley Basketball coaching staff for the following girls’ basketball clinics being held Saturday at Catherine McAuley High School. Clinic for grades 7-8 from 10a.m. to 1 p.m., grades 4-6 1:30pm –3:30pm. Cost is $20.00.

FMI, Linda Freeman at or 797-3802 ext. 2059.



SUBHEAD—Boys and girls' youth lacrosse winter sessions upcoming

Maine Elite Youth Lacrosse is offering winter programming for boys and girls in grades 2 through 8. The sessions feature a balance of competitive game play and instruction. A girls' winter session goes Saturday nights through Jan. 3 with grades 2 through 5 going from 6 to 7 p.m. and grades 6 through 8 playing from 8 to 9 p.m. The first boys' winter session runs the same nights from 6 to 8 p.m. A second boys' session runs Sunday mornings from Jan. 18 through March 22 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.


SUBHEAD—YourSpace hosting pickup lacrosse

YourSpace, formerly Gorham Sports Center in Gorham, is hosting middle and high school pickup lacrosse on Wednesday afternoons. Girls play from 4 to 5 p.m. Boys go from 5 to 6 p.m. Cost is $10 per hour. A five-week league will begin Feb. 25.

FMI, 839-6767 or

SUBHEAD—Portland High seeks coach

Portland High School is seeking a girls' JV lacrosse coach for 2009.

FMI, Rich Drummond, 874-8257.

SUBHEAD—SP alumni basketball tournament upcoming

The South Portland basketball program is hosting a co-ed 3-on-3 alumni basketball tournament to be contested Friday, Dec. 26 at Beal Gymnasium. The only requirement is that players need to have competed for at least one year for the Red Riots. Teams must have someone over age 40 on the team and there must be a woman on the court at all times. Cost is $50 per team with money being split between the boys' and girls' programs.

FMI, 871-1672 or