South Sports Roundup
Scarborough 16th at Class A wrestling meet
Scarborough's Michael Cyr led Scarborough to a 16th-place finish at Saturday's Class A state wrestling championships in North Berwick. Cyr reached the consolation finals of the 189-pound weight class before losing by a pin at 2:18 to Kennebunk's Richard Gorton. Noble won the title with 135.5 points.
SMCC sweeps Bristol CC
The Southern Maine Community College men's and women's basketball teams defeated Bristol CC last weekend. The men triumphed 101-88 behind 22 points from Coleman Findlay, 16 from Michael Burchill and a dozen apiece from Kory Martin and Paul Holland. The women rolled to a 100-45 romp thanks to 28 points from Rachel Del Camp, 20 from Amanda Chandler, 17 from Alisa Sweet and 12 from Miranda Gove. Tuesday, the men defeated Vermont Tech, 90-81, behind Findley's 23 points and 18 from Burchill.
SP Little League holding registration
The South Portland National Little League will hold its final 2010 registration Wednesday and Saturday of next week from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Community Center. The SPNLL organizes leagues for baseball, softball and T-ball for boys ages 5 to 16 and girls from 5 to 12. First-time participants must have a birth certificate and proof of residency. To sign up on-line, go to spnll.com. FMI, email@example.com.
SP coaching openings
South Portland High School is seeking a junior varsity girls' lacrosse coach. Mahoney and Memorial Middle schools need a girls' lacrosse and a boys' lacrosse coach and Memorial is also seeking a softball coach for the 2010 spring season. FMI, 767-7705.
Back Bay lax registration
Back Bay Lacrosse is now accepting registration for Portland area boys and girls in grades 3-8. Practices start in early April. FMI, backbaylacrosse.com.
Running program set to begin
The Nor'Easter Run training/racing program for male and female runners of any level of ability, led by Maine Running of Hall of Fame coach Ziggy Gillespie, begins March 3. There will be Wednesday workouts at 6 p.m. and several races, including the Beach to Beacon. FMI, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scarborough hosting softball clinic
The Southern New Hampshire University softball coaching staff and players will be at Wentworth School Gym in Scarborough Feb. 28 from 12 to 2:30 p.m., to conduct a free pitching clinic for all Scarborough girls ages 8 to 12. There is a $15 fee for non-residents. FMI, 885-0074 or email@example.com.
Open basketball offered
Pick-up basketball games for high schoolers and adults are taking place twice a week from 8 to 9:30 p.m., Mondays at Breakwater School, 856 Brighton Ave., and Thursdays at the University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave. The cost is $5 a night. FMI, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Atlantic Sportswear hosting lacrosse stringing clinic
Atlantic Sportswear's new lacrosse division and retail store LAXPROS is hosting a stringing clinic for players and coaches Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at 36 Waldron Way, Portland (off Riverside Street). Please e-mail email@example.com to reserve your spot (space is limited). Don't forget to bring your stick head and the Laxpros Doctor will help you out. FMI, laxpros.com
Day of Hockey fundraiser upcoming
"A Day of Hockey" to benefit the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital will be held Feb. 28 at the Cumberland County Civic Center. There will be youth games beginning at 7 a.m., a contest between the Southern Maine Law Enforcement All-Stars and the Portland Fire Department at 12 p.m. and a Portland Pirates vs. Albany River Rats contest at 4 p.m. The cost is $12. FMI, mmc.org.
Maine Lacrosse training new officials
The Maine Lacrosse Officials Association (MLOA) needs more officials to support boys' lacrosse at Maine high schools, middle school and youth events and is hosting a certification course beginning Feb. 28 at the North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Middle School in Yarmouth. The cost of training is $20, which is deducted from your dues when you are certified. FMI, mainelaxofficials.org.
Cape Elizabeth fire department hockey fundraiser upcoming
The third annual Cape Elizabeth Fire Department versus the Cape Elizabeth varsity hockey team will be held Saturday, March 20 at 8:30 p.m., at the Portland Ice Arena. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students. All proceeds benefit the Engine 2 Company.