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South Sports Roundup

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South Sports Roundup

Frozen Ropes tryouts

The Frozen Ropes Baseball and Softball Training Center will be conducting tryouts for their Jr. Black Bear 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U travel softball teams on Sunday. The tryouts will be held at Springbrook Park in Scarborough. 12U and 14U tryouts will be at 9 a.m., 14U at 11:30 a.m. and the 18U tryouts will be at 1:30 p.m. The Jr. Black Bear program is overseen by Lynn Coutts. FMI, 878-2600 or frozenropes.com/portland.

Scarborough Summerfest 5K upcoming

The eighth annual Scarborough Summerfest 5K and 1-mile races will be held Friday at Scarborough High's athletic complex. FMI, 883-2747 or rkelly01@maine.rr.com.

SP youth soccer league

South Portland Parks and Recreation is hosting a Youth Soccer League for boys and girls in grades 1-6. All parents who have a child participating in South Portland Recreation Youth Sports programs will need to attend at least one information meeting per year. The Fall Soccer Parent Meeting and Registration Night will be held on Thursday, Sept. 2nd, at 6:00 p.m. at the South Portland Community Center with registration for soccer immediately after. The fee for playing soccer is $50 per child. Coaches are also needed. FMI, Sabrina Best, 767-7650.

Casco Bay Sports announces fall offerings

Casco Bay Sports has openings for several fall sports leagues. Outdoor soccer has an 11 v 11 Sunday league, beginning Sept. 12 and a Monday 6 v 6 league, starting Sept. 20. Coed flag football starts Sept. 12. Coed frostbite softball begins Sept. 12. Basketball features a Tuesday competitive league, beginning Sept. 14, a Thursday all-ability league, starting Sept. 16 and a Sunday all-ability league, beginning Oct. 3. There will also be dodgeball leagues on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. FMI, cascobaysports.com.

Portland Porpoise registration

The Portland Porpoise Swim Club will hold assessments and registration for new swimmers Sunday, Sept. 12th at 2:30 p.m., at the Riverton Community Center in Portland, for school-aged children interested in competitive swimming. There will also be a high school prep program from Sept. 12 through Nov. 14, focusing primarily on stroke technique and drills, as well as general aerobic conditioning. FMI, matt@portlandporpoises.com.

Local sailors impress at JOs

Local sailors took part at the recent Massachusetts Bay Junior Olympics. In the Optimist class, Falmouth's Haley McMahon placed fifth, Yarmouth's Sam Alexander finished sixth and Falmouth's Clayton Sasaki came in seventh. In the Club-420 class, South Freeport's Kevin Schwarm (skipper) and Graham Allen (crew) finished second. Cumberland's Maddie Whittier, along with Tuck Jones, placed fourth. Falmouth's Myles Everett, along with Ted Farnsworth of Cape Elizabeth, came in sixth.