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Local gymnasts shine at recent meets
Seven local gymnasts secured top three all-around finishes at the recent USA Gymnastics-Maine Sectional meet and Level 8 Maine state championship meet. Yarmouth’s Hannah Elrick, 13, won the Level 8 state title in her age group. Falmouth’s Sarah Caldwell, 12, was first in the Level 7 junior division. Yarmouth’s Katie Overhaug tied for second in the junior division in Level 6. North Yarmouth’s Zoe Lambert, 11, placed first and Yarmouth’s Anna Baker, 10, were second in their age groups in Level 5. Addison Elrick, 10, and Nicole Perry, 9, were both second in their age groups. The girls competed as members of the American Flyers Gymnastics team at the Maine Academy of Gymnasics.
Cumberland/North Yarmouth Babe Ruth registration upcoming
Cumberland/North Yarmouth Babe Ruth baseball registration will be held Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Greely Middle School. The mail-in deadline is April 7. FMI, 829-4607.
Freeport Youth Football accepting volunteer applications
The Freeport Gridiron Club is accepting applications for volunteers interested in coaching or assistant coaching at the youth and middle school levels. Application deadline is April 17. FMI, 329-4703, email@example.com or freeportfootball.com.
Casco Bay Sports offering spring leagues
Casco Bay Sports is offering soccer, flag football, softball and dodgeball leagues this spring. A co-ed Monday night 6-on-6 soccer league starts April 12. A Thursday night league begins May 6. A Sunday 11-on-11 league begins May 2. A spring 6-on-6 flag football league starts April 11. A Sunday softball league begins May 2. A weeknight league commences May 3. Co-ed dodgeball has divisions playing Tuesday (starting April 20), Wednesday (April 21) and Thursday (April 29). FMI, cascobaysports.com.
Yarmouth seeking coaches
Yarmouth High School is seeking a girls’ varsity basketball and a boys’ junior varsity basketball coach for the 2010-11 season. FMI, 846-2329.
Falmouth sports fundraiser dance upcoming
The fourth annual Falmouth Sports Fundraiser Dance will be held April 9 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland, featuring the music of the Tony Boffa Band. Tickets are $20 per person and need to be purchased in advance by calling 838-8130, 415-7707 or 871-0147. There will be munchies, a cash bar, door prizes, a live auction and two very special guests.
Waynflete lacrosse clinic upcoming
Longtime Waynflete varsity lacrosse coaches Cathie Connors and Bob Johnson will conduct clinics for boys and girls in grades 3-6 during the month of May. The clinics will emphasize fundamentals and prepare young athletes for competitive play. The first clinic is May 1 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., at the Fore River Fields. Athletes must bring their own sticks, cleats and protective equipment. Clinics are open to all. FMI, 774-7863 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
McAuley seeks coach
Catherine McAuley High School has an opening for a varsity girls’ basketball coach. Prior high school coaching experience is preferred. Strong leadership, teaching and communication skills are required. FMI, 797-3802 or email@example.com.
Yarmouth Crew pizza regatta upcoming
The Yarmouth Crew team is holding its second annual benefit pizza regatta at Yarmouth High on Saturday, April 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nine pizza establishments from Portland to Freeport will take part. There will be raffles, demonstrations and all-you-can-eat pizze for only $7 per person.
Freeport hosting lacrosse rules evening
The Freeport lacrosse boosters are sponsoring an evening for parents with Mary Parker, a certified NCAA and high school lacrosse official to review 2010 rules changes and answer questions about the sport. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, April 5 at the Freeport High library. FMI, 865-0802.
Maine Premier Soccer offering camp dates
Maine Premier Soccer has announced camp dates for April and this summer, including residential, high school and goalkeeper. FMI, 878-5780 or mainepremiersoccer.com.