Quinton Porter holiding football clinic
Former Portland High and Boston College quarterback Quinton Porter, who spent a season with the Houston Texans and has been a member of the Canadian Football League’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats the past three years, will hold the First Down Football Clinic every Tuesday for 15 weeks beginning Jan. 11 at the Portland Sports Complex on Warren Avenue in Portland. The clinics are open to kids in grades 3-12. The cost is $30 for a drop-in, single session, $110 for five sessions or $275 for the full 15 weeks. FMI, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cumberland/North Yarmouth LL registration open
Registration for Cumberland/North Yarmouth’s 2011 Little League season is open and can only be done on-line 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.
Elks Hoop Shoot upcoming
The Portland Elks Lodge No. 188 will hold their annual foul shooting contest Saturday at 9 a.m. at McAuley High School on Stevens Avenue. There are three age groups, 8 and 9, 10 and 11, and 12 and 13, for boys and girls. Winners advance to the regionals on Jan. 16. FMI, 773-6426.
Running strength program upcoming
The Nor’Easter Run winter strength program will be held Jan. 4 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, email@example.com.