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Local sailors shine at Northeast Junior Olympics

Several local sailors from the Harraseeket Yacht Club turned heads at the recent US Sailing Northeast Junior Olympics in Boothbay Harbor. Freeport’s Joey Cholmyn, 12, came in first in his age group (Blue) and second place overall for the Optimist Championship class. Yarmouth’s Griffin Primeau, 12, came in third place for his age group (Blue) and 10th overall for the Optimist Championship class. Yarmouth’s Ethan Merrill and Freeport’s Dan Morse sailed together in the Club 420 Championship class and came in fourth.

Officials training course upcoming

The Western Maine Board of Soccer Officials is conducting their annual New Officials Training Course Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Gorham Municipal Center’s Recreation Department. The one-day clinic is followed by several on-field training sessions with seasoned officials. There is a small fee. Lunch and rulebooks are provided. The Board provides officials for all middle school, freshman, JV and varsity soccer in York and Cumberland counties. FMI,, [email protected] or [email protected]