North Sports Roundup
Schad, Campbell top finishers at Peaks to Portland swim
North Yarmouth's Sara Schad came in fifth among women and was the first teenager to finish at the 32nd Peaks to Portland swim Saturday morning. Cumberland's Evan Campbell was the top male teenage finisher and placed 24th overall. The swim raises funds for the Cumberland County Civic Center YMCA's financial assistance program.
Locals compete in field hockey all-star game
Falmouth's Megan Fortier, Freeport's Kayla Thurlow, Greely's CeCi Hodgkins and Meaghan Labbe and North Yarmouth Academy's Katie Cawley and Katherine Millett competed for the West in the Maine Field Hockey Association all-star game Saturday at Colby College. The West lost to the East, 3-2, despite a goal from Hodgkins.
Soccer official course
The Western Maine Board of Approved Soccer Officials, which provides officials too schools in York and Cumberland Counties, is conducting a basic soccer officials’ course Aug. 5, 8, 12, 15, 19 and 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Aug. 18 at a time to be announced at the Gorham Municipal Center. FMI, firstname.lastname@example.org or wmbaso.org/become_official.
MPL offers year-round lacrosse
The Maineiax Lacrosse Club, formerly Maine Premier Lacrosse, is Maine's first year-round lacrosse club. The club is run by boys' director Sam Lane, the head men's lacrosse coach at the University of Southern Maine and girls' director Lauren Reid, formerly of Deering High and currently the head women's coach at USM. Offerings include club teams, recruiting services, camps, leagues, private lessons, instruction and clinics for boys and girls ages 9-18. The club is based at the Portland Sports Complex, where fall and winter programs, along with private lessons, clubs and tryouts will be held. Rec camps in Gorham, Wells and Lewiston are also upcoming this summer. FMI, maineiax.com.