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Cheverus fall coach openings

Cheverus High School has immediate openings for boys’ and girls’ varsity cross country coaches for the 2010 season. FMI, Gary Hoyt,

Falmouth announces first-day fall practice schedule

The first day of practice for the 2010 fall sports season at Falmouth High School is Monday, Aug. 16. Cross country meets at 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Members must attend at least one session. Field hockey goes from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 to 6 p.m. Football meets from 8 to 11 a.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. Boys’ soccer practices from 9 to 11 a.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. Girls’ soccer meets from 6:45 to 8:45 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Volleyball meets from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. for all juniors and seniors. Freshmen and new players meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Sophomores should contact coach Powers to determine which session to attend. Golf meets Thursday, Aug. 26 at 5 p.m., at the Woodlands. FMI, 781-7429 or

Freeport’s first-day practice schedule and information night

Freeport High School’s first day of fall sports practice is Monday. Boys’ soccer players, all grades, will meet from 8 to 11 a.m. on the high school soccer field. Girls’ soccer meets from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the field. Field hockey goes from 8 to 11 a.m., on the field hockey field. Cross country meets from 5 to 6:30 pm. on the front lawn of the high school. Golf meets at 3:30 p.m. at Toddy Brook in North Yarmouth. Football goes from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Pownal Road Recreation Fields. There will also be a Fall Preseason Parent Information Night Thursday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m., in the Performing Arts Center at the high school. Parents are invited, encouraged and expected to attend. FMI, 865-4706 or

Falmouth football registration

Registration for all ages ( grades 1 thru 12) for Falmouth football is open until the end of August. FMI,

New basketball coaches at Falmouth, Yarmouth

Falmouth and Yarmouth High Schools recently announced the hiring of new girls’ basketball coaches for the 2010-11 season. Yarmouth hired Mandy Peaslee to replace Nick Nash. Peaslee was an assistant with the Clippers last year and is also the school’s varsity field hockey coach. At Falmouth, Mari Warner will replace Kristi Ouellette. Warner played basketball at Thornton Academy and the University of Maine and coached in Troy, N.Y.

LaxPros wins Elite League title outscored Shays Grill Pub, 13-8, to win the 2010 Men’s Elite Lacrosse League title last week. Russell Halliday had six goals and an assist and Greg Smith made 14 saves. Mike Holden had three goals in defeat.

SailMaine seeking coaches

SailMaine is seeking head and part-time coaches for high school sailors on Casco Bay. The season begins in late-August and culminates in late-October. FMI, 650-2085, or

Casco Bay Sports announces fall offerings

Casco Bay Sports has openings for several fall sports leagues. Outdoor soccer has an 11 v 11 Sunday league, beginning Sept. 12 and a Monday 6 v 6 league, starting Sept. 20. Coed flag football starts Sept. 12. Coed frostbite softball begins Sept. 12. Basketball features a Tuesday competitive league, beginning Sept. 14, a Thursday all-ability league, starting Sept. 16 and a Sunday all-ability league, beginning Oct. 3. There will also be dodgeball leagues on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. FMI,

Falmouth coaching opening

Falmouth High School has an openings for a girls’ first team soccer coach. FMI,

NYA coaching openings

North Yarmouth Academy is seeking a high school head varsity swimming and diving coach, while the middle school has openings for boys’ soccer, boys’ basketball and field hockey coaches. FMI, Mike Dutton, 846-9051, or

Freeport Gridiron Club hosting road race

The Freeport Gridiron Club will host a Run With The Falcons 5K road race Sunday, Aug. 29, beginning at 8 a.m., at the Mast Landing School in Freeport. Runners and walkers can register on-line for $15 or the day of the race for $20. FMI, or

Frozen Ropes tryouts

The Frozen Ropes Baseball and Softball Training Center will be conducting tryouts for their Jr. Black Bear 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U travel softball teams on Sunday, Aug. 22. The tryouts will be held at the Springbrook Park in Scarborough. 12U and 14U tryouts will be at 9 a.m., 14U at 11:30 a.m. and the 18U tryout will be at 1:30 p.m. The Jr. Black Bear program is overseen by Lynn Coutts. FMI, 878-2600 or