Portland Sports Roundup

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Portland Babe Ruth team ousted at regionals

The Portland 14-year-old state champion Babe Ruth team’s stay at the New England regionals in Westfield, Mass., was a short one. Maine lost, 8-3, to Westfield in the opener, then fell, 12-2, to Manchester (N.H.) in a loser’s bracket contest and was eliminated.

PHS seeking coach

Portland High School is seeking a freshman girls’ soccer coach for the upcoming season. FMI, mcculm@portlandschools.org.

Cheverus announces preseason first day schedule

The first day of preseason activities at Cheverus High School will be Aug. 15. Varsity and JV football practice from 8 to 10:15 a.m. and 3:45 to 6 p.m. Boys’ soccer has double session tryouts from 7 to 8:30 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Girls’ soccer tryouts are from 8 to 10 a.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. Field hockey goes from 8 to 10 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Boys’ cross country meets at 6:30 p.m. FMI, 774-6238.

Showcase League tryouts upcoming

The Showcase League, a wooden bat fall baseball league for high school level prospective college athletes, will be holding a tryout at Hadlock Field in Portland Sunday at 10 a.m. Play against the top talent in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont. FMI, smanfredo@showcaseleague.com or showcaseleague.com.

3-on-3 basketball tournament upcoming

The Old Port Hoopla 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held Aug. 20-21 on Union Wharf in Portland. There will be men’s, women’s and high school divisions. FMI, oldporthoopla.com.

Soccer officials needed

The Western Maine Board of Approved Soccer Officials is seeking officials. New officials training clinics will be held Sunday and Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m., beginning Sunday, at the Gorham Municipal Complex. FMI, wmbaso.org.

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