South Roundup: June 17
Summer wrestling offered at Scarborough High
There will be a Monday and a Wednesday evening summer wrestling program offered at Scarborough High School in the Plummer Gym from June 22 through July 29. Red Storm coach Phil Hamilton and NCAA and high school referee John Cole will instruct grades K through 12. USM All-American Mike Morin will also offer special clinics. The cost is $50. Register through Scarborough Community Services.
South Portland hosting Hershey track meet
South Portland Parks and Recreation will host the Hershey Track and Field regional meet Wednesday, June 24 at the high school track. FMI, 767-7650.
Maine Waves holding open practice
The Maine Waves girls' lacrosse team will hold an open practice for its U-17 and U-19 teams Monday from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Preble St./Back Cove field in Portland. There is no cost to attend, however, a signed waiver is required. FMI, 883-0458 or email@example.com.
USM lacrosse hosting two fundraisers
The University of Southern Maine men's lacrosse team, coming off the first winning season in program history, is hosting a skills clinic/competition for boys ages 6 to 18 and a boys' high school 3-versus-3 tournament on Saturday, June 27 at the Gorham campus' Hodgdon Field. The clinic is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost is $25 for pre-registration and $30 the day of. The 3v3 tournament goes from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Cost is $60 per team. FMI, 228-8589 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New, unique lacrosse camp starting up
Former Yarmouth High and college lacrosse standouts Jon and Sam Miller are introducing the Grip and Rip Lacrosse Camp this summer. The camp is geared toward players who want to play in college, teaching them about the process, while honing their skills. Current college players will be in attendance as well to step up the level of play even higher. The camp runs from June 29 through July 7, from to 5 to 8 p.m. daily on Yarmouth High's turf field. The price is $125. FMI, gripandriplacrosse.com.
Scarborough softball camp upcoming
The Big Hits Summer Softball Camp, sponsored by Scarborough Community Services, will be held in June and July at the Scarborough High School fields. Scarborough varsity coach Tom Griffin leads the lineup of coaches involved. Ages 6 through 8 go from June 29 to July 3 from 9 a.m., to 12 p.m. The cost is $100. Ages 8 through 12 attend the same dates from 9 a.m., to 3 p.m. The cost is $185. Ages 12 through 17 go from July 13 through 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $185. Scarborough residents will receive a $10 to $15 discount. FMI, 730-4150, 885-0074 or email@example.com.
First annual lacrosse refereeing camp scheduled
The first annual Midcoast Lacrosse Refereeing Camp will be held July 6 through 9 at Bowdoin College. Times are 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. the first three days and 11 a.m., to 3 p.m. on July 9. Directed by Mary Parker and Sue Perkins, the camp features classroom instruction, mechanics, game tape analysis, rules clarification, extensive on-field mentoring and more. The cost is $75 per person per day. FMI, 522-9979 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Odyssey Sport tryouts upcoming
Odyssey Sport '97 will hold tryouts beginning July 8 for its U-12–U-18 premier soccer teams, as well as evaluation sessions for interested U-10 and U-11 players. FMI, odysseysport.org.
Ziggy's Running Camp open for registration
Ziggy's Running Camp for boys and girls ages 12 to 18, presented by Waynflete School cross country and track coach Brian "Ziggy" Gillespie, a member of the Maine Running Hall of Fame, will be held July 13 through 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Waynflete athletic field. Enrollment is limited to 10 boys and 10 girls. The cost is $175. FMI, 774-5721 or waynflete.org.