Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

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Mt. Ararat announces preseason first day schedule

The first day of the fall sports preseason at Mt. Ararat High School is Monday, Aug. 15. Football meets at 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Boys’ soccer meets from 8-10 a.m.  and 3-5 p.m. Girls’ soccer goes from 7:30-9:30 a.m. and 5-6:30 p.m. Field hockey meets at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Cross country goes from 8-10 a.m. Golf convenes at 8:45 a.m. at Highland Green.

Brunswick preseason first day schedule

The first day of the fall sports preseason at Brunswick High School is Monday, Aug. 15. Football (sophomores, juniors and seniors) meet from 7:30-9 a.m. (linemen) and 9-10:30 a.m. (everyone else). Freshman football goes from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Boys’ soccer meets from 8-10:30 a.m. Girls’ soccer goes from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Field hockey meets from 7-10 a.m. Cross country goes from 9-11 a.m. Golf has a 4 p.m. meeting at the Brunswick Country Club. Cheering meets from 8-10 a.m.

Freeport coaching openings

RSU5 has several coaching openings for the 2011-12 school year. Freeport High School is seeking coaches for first team boys’ soccer, girls’ junior varsity soccer, girls’ first team soccer, boys’ varsity, junior varsity and first team basketball, varsity Nordic and assistant Nordic skiing. At Freeport Middle School, there are openings for 8th grade boys’ soccer, 7th grade field hockey, Alpine skiing and winter cheering coaches. Durham Middle School is seeking boys’ B basketball, boys’ C basketball and Nordic ski coaches. FMI, sickelsc@rsu5.org.

Showcase League tryouts upcoming

The Showcase League, a wooden bat fall baseball league for high school level prospective college athletes, will be holding a tryout at Hadlock Field in Portland Sunday at 10 a.m. Play against the top talent in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont. FMI, smanfredo@showcaseleague.com or showcaseleague.com.

3-on-3 basketball tournament upcoming

The Old Port Hoopla 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held Aug. 20-21 on Union Wharf in Portland. There will be men’s, women’s and high school divisions. FMI, oldporthoopla.com.