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Freeport pitcher leads team to championship
Ben Hight, a 10-year-old hurler for the Bath Savings team in the Freeport American League, recorded 14 strikeouts and had a pair of triples in last week’s semifinal round victory over Leighton’s. Owen Ramsey pitched the sixth and struck out three more. In the championship game Thursday, Bath Savings downed Bow Street Market, 5-3. Hight wasn’t eligible to pitch, but scored twice.

Falmouth football registration ongoing
Falmouth football is holding registration for the fall, 2009 season for players entering grades 1 through 12. Players can register at: FMI, Anna Geary at 797-7707.

New, unique lacrosse camp starting up
Former Yarmouth High and college lacrosse standouts Jon and Sam Miller are introducing the Grip and Rip Lacrosse Camp this summer. The camp is geared toward players who want to play in college, teaching them about the process, while honing their skills. Current college players will be in attendance as well to step up the level of play even higher. The camp runs from June 29 through July 7, from to 5 to 8 p.m. daily on Yarmouth High’s turf field. The price is $125. FMI,

USM lacrosse hosting two fundraisers
The University of Southern Maine men’s lacrosse team, coming off the first winning season in program history, is hosting a skills clinic/competition for boys ages 6 to 18 and a boys’ high school 3-versus-3 tournament on Saturday, June 27 at the Gorham campus’ Hodgdon Field. The clinic is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost is $25 for pre-registration and $30 the day of. The 3v3 tournament goes from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Cost is $60 per team. FMI, 228-8589 or

Yarmouth coaching openings
Yarmouth High School has coaching openings for varsity indoor track, girls’ freshman soccer, assistant boys’ ice hockey and swimming, and junior varsity field hockey and golf. Harrison Middle School needs expansion boys’ and girls’ soccer and 7th and 8th grade field hockey coaches. FMI, 846-2329.

NYA coaching openings
North Yarmouth Academy is seeking three varsity coaches, boys’ and girls’ soccer and girls’ ice hockey, for the 2009-10 school year. FMI,

NYA basketball camp offered
North Yarmouth Academy is offering a summer basketball camp for boys and girls entering the 5th through 8th grades, Aug. 3 through 7. The camp is limited to 20 and includes lunch, a T-shirt, workout booklet and a personal evaluation. FMI,

Field hockey camp upcoming
The Cougar field hockey camp, featuring individual help at all levels and positions, offense, defense and goalkeeping, will be offered June 29 through July 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland. There will also be a camp from July 27 through July 30 in Northport. FMI,

Mainely Stars field hockey camp taking registration
The Mainely Stars field hockey camp, for players entering grades 2 through 12, will be held July 6 through 9 at Greely High School. Directed by Greely varsity coach Kristina Lane Prescott and featuring special guest, Bowdoin coach Nicky Pearson, the camp will provide a fun, challenging atmosphere. Players entering grades 2 through 5 go from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost is $120. Older players go from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The cost is $240. FMI,

First annual lacrosse refereeing camp scheduled
The first annual Midcoast Lacrosse Refereeing Camp will be held July 6 through 9 at Bowdoin College. Times are 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. the first three days and 11 a.m., to 3 p.m. on July 9. Directed by Mary Parker and Sue Perkins, the camp features classroom instruction, mechanics, game tape analysis, rules clarification, extensive on-field mentoring and more. The cost is $75 per person per day. FMI, 522-9979 or

Odyssey Sport tryouts upcoming
Odyssey Sport ’97 will hold tryouts beginning July 8 for its U-12-U-18 premier soccer teams, as well as evaluation sessions for interested U-10 and U-11 players. FMI,

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