SMCC hoops teams ready for postseason
The Southern Maine Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams will take part in the Yankee Small College Conference tournament later this week. The Seawolves are looking to win another conference crown and advance to the USCAA National Tournament next month. Women’s coach Becky Roak was named the YSCC Coach of the Year and Sonya O’Tash was selected as a Co-Player of the Year in recent balloting. O’Tash was joined on the All-Conference team by teammates Rachel Del Camp and Darcey Webster. Coleman Findlay from the men’s squad was named All-Conference as well.
MCU Comedy night fundraiser upcoming
Maine Coast United and TOPSpurs TOPSoccer Programs, a community-based training and team placement program for young athletes with disabilities, are hosting a Comedy Night fundraiser on March 6 at The Gold Room (next to Portland Sports Complex). Doors open at 7:45 p.m. and the show begins 8:30 p.m. There will also be a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle. FMI or if you have a possible auction item, Todd Whitcomb, 671-5139, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Snowman Adventure race upcoming
The second annual Snowman Adventure run, bike and sled race will be held Saturday in Portland along the Eastern Promenade and Back Cove. Proceeds will benefit Portland Trails. FMI, 221-0203 or email@example.com.
USM baseball team hosting clinics
Coach Ed Flaherty and the University of Southern Maine Huskies baseball team will host a pitching, hitting and defense clinic Sundays Feb. 22 and March 1 at the Costello Fieldhouse on the USM Gorham campus. The pitching and defense clinics go from 9 a.m. to 12 p.. Hitting clinics are from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost of each session is $30. The full day is $50. Players ages 8 to 18 are welcome. FMI, 780-5474.
Lacrosse officials wanted
The Maine Lacrosse Officials Association is holding its annual men’s high school referee training program Feb. 22 and March 1 (with March 8 as a snow day) at North Yarmouth Academy. Officials are needed for boys’ lacrosse for the upcoming season. FMI, www.mainelaxofficials.org
Six-month running program beginning
Waynflete School cross country coach Ziggy Gillespie is offering a six-month running program for any level of ability. Information and registration will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Peak Performance Multisport on Marginal Way in Portland. The program starts March 4 and meets every Wednesday night at 6 for a group run and workout. FMI, 780-8200 or mypeakmultisport.com.
Deering student-faculty game upcoming
Deering High School’s annual student versus faculty basketball game will be held Friday, March 13 at 7 p.m., at the DHS gym. There will be nominal fee.
South Portland coaching vacancies
South Portland High School is seeking an assistant boys’ outdoor track and field coach and a freshman football coach. The application deadline is Feb. 27.FMI, 871-0555.