South Sports Roundup
South Portland announces preseason practice schedules
South Portland High School has announced practice schedules for the start of the 2013 fall sports season, Monday. Football goes from 7 to 10 a.m. and from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at Wainwright Farms. Boys' soccer practices from 9 to 11 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. at Wainwright, where girls' soccer will also practice from 9 to 11 a.m. and again from 3 to 5 p.m. Field hockey practices from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at Wainwright. Boys' cross country goes from 8 to 9:30 a.m. in the school parking lot. The girls' team meets at the track at 8 a.m. Golf will practice at South Portland Municipal Golf Course. The time will be announced (check the school website). Volleyball is yet to be announced, while cheering meets from 12-1:30 p.m., in the park across from Beal Gymnasium. Student-athletes' proof of a physical examination, a 2013-14 athletic contract, health questionnaire and permission to publish release forms must be on file in the athletic office prior to participation. Forms can be found on the website. FMI, 767-7705 or sites.google.com/site/redriotsathletics/home.
Southern Maine Flame tryouts upcoming
The Southern Maine Flame softball program is holding tryouts for the 2014 season Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 25 at 3 p.m. at Wainwright Farms in South Portland. A $20 fee is required. FMI, southernmaineflame.com.