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South sports roundup

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South sports roundup

South Portland coaching vacancies

South Portland's athletic department is seeking to fill several coaching positions. At the high school, a freshman football and first team boys' soccer coach are needed. A boys' cross country, 7th grade boys' soccer and 8th grade boys' basketball coach are sought at Memorial Middle School. Mahoney Middle School has openings for a head and an assistant football coach, 7th grade girls' basketball and soccer coaches and an 8th grade boys' basketball coach.
FMI, 767-7705.

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, June 22 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 jtc1@maine.rr.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 malcolm.chase@gmail.com.

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.

Field hockey camp upcoming
The Cougar field hockey camp, featuring individual help at all levels and positions, offense, defense and goalkeeping, will be offered June 29 through July 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland. There will also be a camp from July 27 through July 30 in Northport. FMI, mainefieldhockey@yahoo.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 griff5@maine.rr.com.