South Sports Roundup
Scarborough football falls to 0-6
The Scarborough football team hoped to earn its first win of the season last Friday night when it went to winless Noble, but suffered an 8-7 defeat on a defensive score and two-point conversion. Sophomore Matt Brown scored for the Red Storm who play their final two games at home: Friday versus Marshwood (0-6) and Oct. 23 against Kennebunk.
SMCC baseball, softball fall in conference final
The Southern Maine Community College baseball and softball teams both reached the final of the Yankee Small College Conference championships last weekend. Baseball was a 4-2 victory over Vermont Tech in the semifinals, then lost 8-3 to New Hampshire Technical Institute in the finale. Softball was a 7-5 winner over Central Maine CC in its semifinal, then lost 5-0 to the University of New Hampshire's club team in the title tilt.
Former New England Patriots coming to Portland for flag football game
Former New England Patriots standouts Ronnie Lippett and Roland James will compete with the New England Patriots Alumni Flag Football team and take part in a game against the Cumberland County Sheriff's P.A.L. and ECMG Saturday at 7 p.m. at Deering High's Memorial Stadium. Proceeds from the game will benefit various youth athletic programs supported by the Cumberland County Sheriff's P.A.L. A donation of $10 is suggested. FMI, email@example.com.
Portland Recreation hosting NBA/WNBA FIT Challenge
Porland Recreation will host the local competition of the NBA/WNBA FIT Challenge Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Riverton Community Center. The Challenge is a free competition for boys and girls ages 5 to 14 to challenge their level of fitness in a fun and competitive format. FMI, 756-8275 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kathadin field hockey club holding tryouts
The Katahdin Premier field hockey club is holding tryouts for its U-14, U-16 and U-19 teams Oct. 25 and Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Portland Sports Complex. FMI, email@example.com or katahdinfieldhockey.com.
Sailing regatta/fundraiser upcoming
SailMaine is hosting its second annual Leafer's Last Leg regatta/SailMaine Soiree silent auction fundraiser Saturday. Dozens of local high school sailors and seasoned sailing veterans will square off on courses outside Portland Harbor. The Soiree follows to raise funds in support of a wide range of community sailing programs. FMI, 650-7878 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MPS Portland Phoenix events upcoming
The MPS Portland Phoenix soccer program will host a Soccerween Jamobree for U-9 through U-12 Oct. 30 and Super Y tryouts Nov. 15. FMI, 878-5780 or mainepremiersoccer.com.
MPIL offering girls' lacrosse skills session
Maine Premier Indoor Lacrosse is holding an indoor season on Tuesdays and is adding a skills session with USM head women's coach Lauren Reid. The session begins Nov. 3. The cost is $205 for nine weeks of play. FMI, email@example.com or mainepremierlax.com.
College eligibility seminar upcoming
Jen Allen and Linda Freeman will host a seminar on student-athletes, NCAA eligibility, recruiting and the college process Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. at The Study Hall, 27 Gorham Road in Scarborough. Pre-registration is $20. Cost at the door is $25. FMI, 883-1545 or firstname.lastname@example.org.