Former Greely High standout and 2012 London Olympics hopeful Ben True will be a participant in and the master of ceremonies for Sunday’s Safe Passage Esperanza 5K Race/Walk fundraiser, while begins at 8 a.m., at Greely High School. FMI, firstname.lastname@example.org.
High schools across the state are teaming up with the American Cancer Society to host Coaches vs. Cancer baseball and softball games May 22-26. Teams interested in taking part should contact Erika Gould, 373-3728 or email@example.com.
The Laura Vogel Memorial 5K moves from Portland to Yarmouth this year for the sixth annual race held Sunday, May 20. The race starts near the Amvets and playground/field on North Road, then takes a right onto Rogers Road, a left onto Melissa Drive, a right onto East Elm Street, a right onto North Road and finishes near the start of the race. FMI, vogel5k.mmc.org.
The Downeast Lacrosse Camp, led by Yarmouth girls’ varsity coach Dorothy Holt, current Colby College player Lucy Gerrity and former and current members of the Clippers will be held June 18-22 at the Yarmouth High turf field. The camp is for girls entering grades 3-9 and will run Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuition is $122, which includes a T-shirt. There will also be a co-ed Sticklets camp for boys and girls entering grades K-2, which runs from 3:30-4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 9 to 10 a.m., Friday. That camp is run by Yarmouth junior varsity coach Jill Thomas and will be held at the YHS field hockey field. Tuition is $50 and includes a T-shirt. FMI, 846-2406 or yarmouthcommunityservices.org.
The Freeport/Pownal/Durham Aquafina Pitch, Hit and Run competition was held April 26. Alek Gideon and Anthony Panciocco tied for first place in pitching in the 7/8 age division. Matt Kempf won hitting and Blaine Cockburn was tops in running. Gideon was the overall winner. In the boys’ 9/10 division, Will Winter won pitching and running, Tucker Lapointe took hitting and Will Mullen was first overall. In the boys’ 11/12 division, Jack Mullen won pitching, running and was tops overall. Jack Sawicki was tops in hitting. In the girls’ 9/10 division, Reagan Davis was first in pitching. Rachel Harmon won running and was first overall. The winners advance to the Southern Maine sectional competition May 20 at The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach.