North Sports Roundup

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Local hockey players take part in AHL All-Star events

Falmouth senior Dan Hanley, competed with the PlanetUSA AHL All-Stars, while North Yarmouth Academy’s Matt Michaud suited up for the Candian All-Stars in Monday’s All-Star Skills Competition. NYA sophomore Jake Landry and Falmouth senior Dixon Pike served as on-ice support.

Special Olympics seeking flag football volunteers

Special Olympics of Cumberland County is seeking high school student volunteers to help out with the upcoming flag football league. All games will take place at YourSpace in Gorham from 5-7 p.m. beginning this Saturday and going through March 6. FMI, Jamie Chamberlain, 883-0458, or Judi Joy, [email protected].

Waynflete seeking varsity crew assistant

Waynflete School needs a varsity crew assistant coach for the upcoming spring season. Practices begin in mid-March and the season concludes at the end of May. Experience rowing and/or coaching is required. Boat maintenance and trailering experience is a plus. Interested applicants should e-mail a letter, resume and list of three references to head coach C.C. Stockly at [email protected].

USM hosting 3-on-3 benefit tournament

The 16th annual Dr. Noel Paradise Memorial Swish-Out Childhood Cancer 3-on-3 Challenge will take place Sunday, Jan. 31 at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham. Registration is encouraged with the field limited to 36 teams. FMI, 773-5671, ext. 273 or [email protected].

Umpire certification classes upcoming

The Western Maine Baseball Umpires Association is holding baseball umpire certification classes, beginning Sunday, Jan. 31, for umpires above the Little League level in Cumberland and York counties. FMI, 846-5997.

Pitching clinic Saturday

Ryne Lawson of the Portland Sea Dogs and former Deering High standout Ryan Reid, now pitching in the Tampa Bay Rays organization, will instruct the basics of pitching Saturday in the Falmouth Middle School gym. Ages 8 to 12 will go from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Ages 13 to 18 go from 5:30 to 7 p.m. FMI, 781-5253.

Yarmouth seeking coaches

Yarmouth High is seeking first team baseball, junior varsity softball, first team boys’ lacrosse, junior varsity field hockey and assistant girls’ lacrosse coaches. Also, there’s an opening for an 8th grade softball position at Harrison Middle School. FMI, 846-2329.

Casco Bay Stripers win meet

The Casco Bay YMCA Stripers swim team defeated the Sanford Titans in a recent meet. Emelia Von Saltza, Abby Belisle-Haley, Amelia Deady, and Bridget Estabrook established a new team record in the Girls 13-14 Medley Relay.

MPS Portland Phoenix running skills camp

The MPS Portland Phoenix soccer program is running a specialist skills camp from Feb. 15-19 in Portland. FMI, 878-5780 or