South Sports Roundup
Waynflete seeks Nordic ski coach
Waynflete School is seeking a middle school cross country ski coach for the winter season. Practices begin Nov. 2. FMI, Ross Burdick at 774-7863 x258 or 233-6122.
SMCC names athletes of the month
Southern Maine Community College, in conjunction with Liberty Mutual, recently named David Nealley and Rachel Del Camp September Athletes of the Month. Nealley, from Portland, was the starting catcher for the Seawolves baseball team and hit .302 with a slugging percentage of .581. He also hit two home runs and drove in 15. Nealley is a sophomore majoring in criminal justice. Del Camp, of South Portland, was the starting shortstop in softball. She hit .412 with a slugging percentage of .853. She hit three home runs. Del Camp is a liberal studies-biology major.
SMCC wraps up fall season
Southern Maine Community College has finished its fall sports season. The baseball team went 10-6 and reached the Yankee Small College Conference championship game before falling to New Hampshire Technical Institute. Josh Mackie (of South Portland) led the team with a .417 batting average. Dan Walker (of Falmouth) went 4-1 to pace the pitching staff. Softball wound up 7-4 after losing 5-0 to the University of New Hampshire's club team in the YSCC Final. Windham's Darcey Webster hit .606 to lead the team. Men's soccer finished 6-7-1 after losing 3-0 to NHTI in the YSCC championship game. Alex Jenkins led the team with six goals and three assists. Goalie Matt Richio made 109 saves and had a goals-against-average of 1.89. The women wound up 4-6-1 and lost to NHTI on penalty kicks in the YSCC playoffs. Morgan Crespo had 11 goals and one assist this fall. Taylor Graves added seven goals and four assists. Goalkeeper Kellie Melancon made 65 saves.
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.
MPS Portland Phoenix events upcoming
The MPS Portland Phoenix soccer program will host a Soccerween Jamboree 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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Sunday 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 email@example.com.