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South Sports Roundup

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South Sports Roundup

SMCC hoops teams earn wins

The Southern Maine Community College women's basketball team defeated Briarcliffe College (64-59) and John Abbott College (69-65) last week to improve to 7-5 on the season. In the first game, Amanda Chandler, Alisa Sweet and Darcey Webster all scored 18 points. Against John Abbott, Rachel Del Camp went off for 27 points, while Sweet added 17. The men improved to 7-7 on the year with a 119-104 victory over John Abbott Saturday. Paul Holland led the way with 25 points.

Special Olympics seeking flag football volunteers

Special Olympics of Cumberland County is seeking high school student volunteers to help out with the upcoming flag football league. All games will take place at YourSpace in Gorham from 5-7 p.m. beginning this Saturday and going through March 6. FMI, Jamie Chamberlain, 883-0458, or Judi Joy, wsjudi@hotmail.com.

Casco Bay Sports offering January sports leagues

Casco Bay Sports in Portland is offering four new sports leagues in January. Sunday 6-on-6 floor hockey begins Jan. 17 at Riverton Community Center. Monday night bowling starts Jan. 18 at Yankee Lanes. Sunday evening co-ed Hoops kicks off Jan. 24 at the East End Community Center. Sunday evening indoor soccer starts Jan. 31 at YourSpace in Gorham. FMI, cascobaysports.com.

South Portland boy wins Hoop Shoot

South Portland's Xander Keiter won the boys' 10-11 age group in the Elks Hoop Shoot contest Sunday at McAuley High School. Keiter advanced to the district championship this coming Sunday at Bath Middle School.

Waynflete seeking 7th grade lax coach

Waynflete School needs a 7th grade girls' lacrosse coach for the upcoming spring season. Coaching and/or playing experience is required. Interested applicants should e-mail a letter, resume and list of three references to athletic director Ross Burdick at ross_burdick@waynflete.org.

USM hosting 3-on-3 benefit tournament

The 16th annual Dr. Noel Paradise Memorial Swish-Out Childhood Cancer 3-on-3 Challenge will take place Sunday, Jan. 31 at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham. Registration is encouraged with the field limited to 36 teams. FMI, 773-5671, ext. 273 or jparadise@mainecul.org.

South Portland coaching opening

South Portland High School needs a junior varsity girls' lacrosse coach for the 2010 season. FMI, 767-7705.

Umpire certification classes upcoming

The Western Maine Baseball Umpires Association is holding baseball umpire certification classes, beginning Sunday, Jan. 31, for umpires above the Little League level in Cumberland and York counties. FMI, 846-5997.