North Sports Roundup

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Falmouth Little League registration open

Player registration for the 2011 season of the Falmouth Little League is open, through Feb. 28. New players must present a birth certificate for age verification. Registration can be done at falmouthlittleleague.net. Player evaluations will be held on March 13 for softball and March 15 and 16 for baseball. T-ball information night is Thursday, Feb. 3 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Lunt School gym. FMI, 838-4424 or FLLPlayerAgent@gmail.com.

Cumberland/North Yarmouth LL registration open

Registration for Cumberland/North Yarmouth’s 2011 Little League season is open and can only be done online via credit card at cnyll.com. You’ll receive an early bird discount by registering prior to Feb. 28. Coaches are needed for all levels. Applications can be found at the website and are due before Jan. 31 for Majors and Minors softball and baseball and Feb. 9 for Pony and Farm baseball. FMI, cnyll.com.

Maine Elite Lacrosse registration upcoming

Maine Elite Lacrosse’s session III registration opens Feb. 1. The boys’ grades 7-8 season runs Tuesdays March 1 through April 12 at the Portland Sports Complex. Game time is 6:15 p.m. Sundays from March 6 through April 24 at YourSpace in Gorham, boys and girls in grades 2-8 have skills and drills at 4 p.m. Girls in grades 7-8 play at 5 p.m. and boys in grades 4, 5 and 6 play at a 5 p.m. FMI, info@maineelitelacrosse.com

Casco Bay Sports winter offerings

Casco Bay Sports has several leagues primed to start soon. A Sunday night co-ed indoor soccer league begins Jan. 30 at YourSpace in Gorham. Wednesday night co-ed softball starts Feb. 2 in Gorham. Sunday co-ed basketball begins Feb. 13 at the East End Community Center in Portland. There will also be Monday, Tuesday and Thursday night dodgeball leagues beginning in early February and a Wednesday bowling league and  a new Monday co-ed volleyball league beginning in late February. FMI, cascobaysports.com.

NYA seeking softball coaches

North Yarmouth Academy has openings for varsity and middle school softball coaches. FMI, mdutton@nya.org.

Umpire certification classes upcoming

The Western Maine Baseball Umpires Association is holding umpire certification classes. WMBUA provides baseball umpires for schools and leagues above the Little League level in Cumberland and York counties. Classes run for five Sunday evenings beginning Jan. 30. FMI, 846-5997 or wmbua@maine.rr.com.

Maine Baseball Hall of Fame seeking inductions

The Maine Baseball Hall of Fame is seeking inductions for its 2011 class. The Hall honors players, coaches, umpires, organizers and benefactors from all corners of the state who have achieved prominence in, or made valuable contributions to, baseball in Maine. Nominations for induction may be sent to:
Maine Baseball Hall of Fame
P.O. Box 1062
Yarmouth, Maine 04096
or emailed to:
ddouglas@douglastitle.com
The deadline for submitting applications is Feb. 4.

Running strength program upcoming

The Nor’Easter Run winter strength program will be held Tuesdays through March 1 under the direction of Maine Running Hall of Fame-inducted coach Brian “Ziggy” Gillespie. Focus will be on distance base training and upper body strength. The program is open to males and females of any ability level. Weekly workouts are held Tuesdays at 6 p.m. at World Gym on Marginal Way in Portland. The cost for the eight-week session is $100. FMI, happy2smiles2001@yahoo.com.

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