Portland sports roundup
Portland girl earns Hall of Fame scholarship
Portland High senior Casey Monaghan, the school's Fall Female Athlete of the Year, will be one of 10 recipients of a $1,500 scholarship at the Maine Sports Hall of Fame banquet Sunday. Monaghan, who was nomiated by her school, also played ice hockey, lacrosse and ran indoor track during her high school career. She ranks 24th in her class and will attend St. Joseph's College and study nursing.
Watson caps strong senior season in Florida
Former Deering High catching standout Matt Watson recently completed his senior season playing for Pompano Beach High School in Florida by being named to the first team all-county team by the Miami Herald, after hitting .446 with 9 home runs and 34 RBI. Watson will attend Boston College this fall.
Waynflete coaching openings
Waynflete School is seeking fall and winter coaches for the 2009-2010 school year. Fall varsity girls' soccer and junior varsity boys' soccer, along with winter varsity Nordic ski and middle school Nordic ski coaches are sought. FMI, 774-7863, ext. 258, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yarmouth coaching openings
Yarmouth High School has coaching openings for varsity indoor track, girls' freshman soccer, assistant boys' ice hockey and swimming, and junior varsity field hockey and golf. Harrison Middle School needs expansion boys' and girls' soccer and 7th and 8th grade field hockey coaches. FMI, 846-2329.
NYA coaching openings
North Yarmouth Academy is seeking two varsity coaches, boys' soccer and girls' ice hockey, for the 2009-10 school year. FMI, email@example.com
NYA basketball camp offered
North Yarmouth Academy is offering a summer basketball camp for boys and girls entering the 5th through 8th grades, Aug. 3 through 7. The camp is limited to 20 and includes lunch, a T-shirt, workout booklet and a personal evaluation. FMI, nya.org.
SailMaine fundraiser upcoming
Maine's sailing regatta season will begin June 6 with a fundraiser for SailMaine, a local community program. FMI, 650-2085 or sailmaine.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's Memorial Field. Women play from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Men go from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The cost is $70. FMI, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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, 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 rowportland.org.
Casco Bay Sports offering flag football
Casco Bay Sports is offering twilight flag football on the turf at North Yarmouth Academy starting Thursday, June 11. Teams and Individuals are welcome. Registration is underway. FMI, 221-0203 or cascobaysports.com
PAYSA fall recreation program taking registration
Registration is now open for the Portland Area Youth Soccer Association's fall recreation program, open to boys and girls ages 4 through 12. The fee is $65. Registration deadline is July 10. FMI, paysasoccer.com.