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Portland Sports Roundup

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Portland Sports Roundup

Portland AD to take Westbrook job

Portland High School athletic director Mike Connolly is leaving the school to take a similar position at Westbrook High School. Connolly, who served in his position for two years, is a Westbrook resident and said that living in town, in addition to having facilities on campus, as opposed to all over the city in Portland, influenced his decision. No immediate word was available on Connolly's successor.

Deering baseball coach steps down

Deering baseball coach Tim Eisenhart has stepped down after three seasons. Eisenhart, who went 10-38, said that focusing on his wife and two young boys, his duties as a math teacher and math department chair, studying for his Masters and time spent playing music all factored into his decision.
"Coaching has been a great deal of fun," Eisenhart said. "It helped me connect with the students I teach in a deeper way. I want to continue coaching (Legion ball). I can spend time with my family during the day and coach at night. By not being a high school coach, I can work with players all year to give them a chance to compete for college spots on a national level."

Girls' Golf Fair upcoming

The First Tee of Maine will hold a first-ever free Girls' Golf Fair for girls of all ages and abilities Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., at Riverside South Golf Course. The event includes games, prizes, music, crafts, giveaways, snacks, informational handouts and instruction by local professionals. FMI, 809-9030 or thefirstteemaine.org.

Maine Basketball Hall of Fame golf fundraiser upcoming

The first Southern Maine golf scramble to benefit the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame will be held Monday, July 21 at the Falmouth Country Club. The scramble begins with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The five-man team entry fee of $625 includes two carts and an awards luncheon, scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. FMI, 504-6182 or tfmaines@comcast.net.

Tennis tournament upcoming

The 45th annual A&J open tennis tournament will be held Friday through Sunday at the Fore River Tennis Complex in Portland. Open competition will be held in men's and women's singles, men's doubles and mixed doubles, as well as men's 35-and-over and 55-and-over singles. Registration deadline is June 19. FMI, 772-7350 or datkinso@maine.rr.com.

McAuley seeks field hockey coach

Catherine McAuley High School is seeking a varsity field hockey coach for the upcoming fall season. FMI, 797-3802 or joe.kilmartin@mcauleyhs.org.