Portland Sports Roundup
Cheverus fall coach openings
Cheverus High School has immediate openings for boys' and girls' varsity cross country coaches for the 2010 season. FMI, Gary Hoyt, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Waynflete announces first day practice times
The first day of fall sports practice at Waynflete School is Monday. Boys' soccer goes from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Girls' soccer practices from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Field hockey goes from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Cross country meets from 5 to 6 p.m. Golf goes from 7:45 to 10:30 a.m. All sports meet at Fore River Fields, except for golf, which meets at Nonesuch River Golf Course. There will also be a preseason picnic for athletes and parents, Wed., Aug. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. FMI, waynflete.org.
McAuley preseason meeting/first day practice times
McAuley athletic director Joe Kilmartin will host a preseason athletics meeting for all parents on Sunday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the school's auditorium. Monday, the first day of fall practice, field hockey goes from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Soccer meets from 8 to 10 a.m. and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Cross country convenes at 3 p.m. Golfers should meet at TNT Golf Range on Route 302 in Westbrook at 10 a.m., on Wed., Aug. 18. FMI, 797-3802 or email@example.com.
Former Deering High standout and current Boston College star Matt Watson received the Cape Cod Baseball League's New England Player of the Year Award for his play this summer.
LaxPros wins Elite League title
LaxPros.com outscored Shays Grill Pub, 13-8, to win the 2010 Men's Elite Lacrosse League title last week. Russell Halliday had six goals and an assist and Greg Smith made 14 saves. Mike Holden had three goals in defeat.
SailMaine seeking coaches
SailMaine is seeking head and part-time coaches for high school sailors on Casco Bay. The season begins in late-August and culminates in late-October. FMI, 650-2085, firstname.lastname@example.org or sailmaine.org.
Southern Maine Flame tryouts
The Southern Maine Flame ASA softball team will hold tryouts for its U-16 and U-18 squads Wednesday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m., at Wainwright Field in South Portland. A $100 deposit is required. Deposits will be refunded if a player is not selected. FMI, 571-5526, southernmaineflame.com, or email@example.com.
McAuley coaching opening
Catherine McAuley High School has an opening for a junior varsity girls' soccer coach. FMI, Joe Kilmartin, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SMCC coaching vacancies
Southern Maine Community College is seeking a head golf and an assistant baseball coach for the upcoming season. FMI, Matt Richards, SMCC Director of Athletics, 2 Fort Road, South Portland, ME, 04106, or smccme.edu/athletics
Casco Bay Sports announces September offerings
Casco Bay Sports has openings for several fall sports leagues. Outdoor soccer has an 11 v 11 Sunday league, beginning Sept. 12 and a Monday 6 v 6 league, starting Sept. 20. Coed flag football starts Sept. 12. Coed frostbite softball begins Sept. 12. Basketball features a Tuesday competitive league, beginning Sept. 14, a Thursday all-ability league, starting Sept. 16 and a Sunday all-ability league, beginning Oct. 3. There will also be dodgeball leagues on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. FMI, cascobaysports.com.