Portland Sports Roundup
Women's basketball league taking registration
The Hancock Lumber Women's Summer Basketball League, hosted by Southern Maine Community college, is taking registration for the 2009 season. Games will be held Tuesday and Thursday nights from June 2 through July 9. Registration deadline is May 22. FMI, Becky Roak, firstname.lastname@example.org.
New soccer organization debuting
A new soccer organization, Maine Premier Soccer and Portland Phoenix, will launch at the Portland Sports Complex this month. All details are available at mainepremiersoccer.com
Casco Bay Sports co-ed leagues beginning
Several spring co-ed leagues are starting up at Casco Bay Sports. Basketball leagues start Tuesday, April 28 and Thursday, April 30. Softball begins Sunday, May 17. There will also be a dodgeball league beginning Tuesday, May 19.
Greater Portland men's Over-50 softball league open for registrations
The Greater Portland Men's Over-50 softball league located in Portland and South Portland and now in its 11th season, is seeking players for the 2009 season. Players who turn 50 prior to Dec. 31 are eligible.
First Annual Run or Walk for AIDS upcoming
The Frannie Peabody Center is holding a Beach and Bay 5K Run or Walk for AIDS Saturday, May 2 in Ogunquit, beginning at 11 a.m., and around Back Cove in Portland, starting at 12 p.m. The Portland race is USATF certified. Both races will be professionally timed. FMI, 838-4490 or peabodycenter.org.
Run for Hope upcoming
Run for Hope, a 5K run/walk to benefit Catherine McAuley High School in the memory and honor of Jim and Maxine Pouravelis, will be held Saturday, May 9 at 10 a.m. at the high school. FMI, 899-0981 or email@example.com
Training program for walkers begins
Waynflete cross country coach Brian "Ziggy" Gillespie, a member of the Maine Running Hall of Fame, is holding a training program for walkers Tuesday evenings May 5 through Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. at Peak Performance Multisport in Portland. The fee is $125. FMI, 780-8200 or firstname.lastname@example.org.