Portland Sports Roundup
SMCC falls in conference tourneys
The Southern Maine Community College baseball and softball teams fell short of winning the Yankee Small College Conference championships last weekend. Baseball, seeded second, lost 1-0 to Vermont Tech in the semifinals. Central Maine CC went on to capture the crown. Softball, the top seed, beat Vermont Tech 13-5 in the semifinals, but lost 2-0 to No. 2 Hesser in the championship game.
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.
Lacrosse pick-up league starting
A men's and women's lacrosse pick-up league will be held Sunday nights from June 7 through Aug. 9 at Deering High School's Memorial Field. Women play from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Men go from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The cost is $70. FMI, email@example.com.
Sunday lacrosse clinics offered
Cheverus boys' varsity lacrosse coach Deke Andrew and other top coaches from the area will be hosting weekly Sunday lacrosse clinics from June 7 through Aug. 9 at Deering High's Memorial Field. The cost is $75 for five weeks or $150 for 10 weeks. The program is a mix of instruction and game play and is open to boys and girls entering grades 2 through 8 next fall.
SMCC hosting basketball showcase camp
Southern Maine Community College will host the second annual New England College Coaches' Showcase Camp May 29 through 31. The camp is designed to give competitive high school players a chance to showcase their ability in front of college coaches. FMI, 741-5927 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SMCC golf fundraiser
Southern Maine Community College is hosting its fifth annual athletic department and foundation fundraising golf tournament June 16 at Prouts Neck Country Club in Scarborough. Proceeds help the college's continued effort to offer one of the best small college athletic programs in New England. FMI, www.smccme.edu/athletics.
Portland Community Rowing offering youth program
The Portland Community Rowing Association is presenting a Learn-to-Row Youth Program for teens ages 14 through 18, as part of its inaugural Recreation Program, June 17 through 20. There will also be an information session and fundraiser May 30. FMI, 232-8816, email@example.com, or www.rowportland.org.