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Legendary high school football coach John Wolfgram, who led Cheverus to the 2010 and 2011 Class A state titles, and longtime owner of the Portland Boxing Club, Robert Russo, are among nine new members of the Maine Sports Hall of Fame who will be inducted May 5 at a banquet at the Augusta Civic Center. Dr. Douglas W. Brown, a sports medicine specialist, of Portland, will also be inducted, along with NASCAR driver Ricky Craven, Skowhegan field hockey coach Paula Doughty, University of Southern Maine women’s basketball coach Gary Fifield, bodybuilding champion John Robinson, storied Cony girls’ basketball coach Paul Vachon and former U. Maine star quarterback Manchester Wheeler. Tickets are $40 for members of the Hall of Fame and $45 for non-members. FMI, mshof.com.
The MAINEiax Winter Whiteout high school lacrosse tournament will be held Dec. 29 for girls and Dec. 30 for boys at the Dome at the Portland Sports Complex. Registration includes clinics by NCAA head college coaches for girls and a choice of clinics for boys. Team fee is $400. Free agent fee is $40. FMI, maineiax.com.
The Portland Elks Lodge No. 188 will hold its annual foul shooting contest Sunday, Jan. 6 at 9:45 a.m., at Catherine McAuley High School. There will be three age groups: boys’ and girls’ 8-9, boys’ and girls’ 10-11 and boys’ and girls’ 12-13. Winners advance to the regional shoot-off Jan. 13 in Wells. FMI, 773-6426.