Portland Sports Roundup

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Local track stars named all-state

Several track standouts from Cheverus High School were recently named too the Maine Track and Cross Country Coaches’ Association 2012 All-State Team. Matt Cushing, Brady Foshay and Joe Slattery made the second team on the boys’ side, while Katie Shapiro made the girls’ first team and Shannon Conley and Fiona Hendry qualified for the second team.

New corporate race upcoming

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will hold the first annual Harvard Pilgrim 5K Portland Corporate Road Race Thursday, Aug. 16 at 6:15 p.m., at Payson Park. Local companies are encouraged to field teams of employees. Individual runners and walkers are also welcome to participate in the 3.1-mile event. FMI, harvardpilgrim5k.com/Portland.

Soccer official course

The Western Maine Board of Approved Soccer Officials, which provides officials too schools in York and Cumberland Counties, is conducting a basic soccer officials’ course Aug. 5, 8, 12, 15, 19 and 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Aug. 18 at a time to be announced at the Gorham Municipal Center. FMI, dennisc@gorhamschools.org or wmbaso.org/become_official.

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