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The Aquafina Pitch, Hit and Run competition, the official skills competition of Major League Baseball, will be held Sunday, May 8 at 12 p.m. (registration is at 11:30 a.m.) at Freeport Middle School. The free competition is for boys and girls, ages 7-14. The winners advance to the Sectionals and ultimately, Nationals and will have a chance to play during All-Star Weekend in July. FMI, 865-6171.
The Portland Porpoise swim club is offering a high school prep program this spring for swimmers who wish to continue their conditioning. Training will focus primarily on stroke technique and drills and general aerobic conditioning. The session runs April 25 through June 22. Practices are Sunday from 2-3:30 p.m., and Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00 p.m., at the Riverton Pool in Portland. There will also be open assessments and registration for new swimmers through May at the Riverton Community Center in Portland for children ages 6-8 interested in competitive swimming. FMI, [email protected] or portlandporpoises.com.
Freeport Middle School is seeking 7th grade boys’ lacrosse and 7th grade girls’ lacrosse coaches for the upcoming spring season. FMI, 865-4706 or [email protected].
The Southern Maine Law Enforcement All-Stars hockey team will play the Bath Ironworks Iron Clad team in a benefit game for the Baxter School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing April 10 at 1 p.m. at the Cumberland County Civic Center. The game precedes the Portland Pirates’ contest versus Springfield at 4 p.m. Tickets are $13 and are good for admission to both games. FMI, [email protected].