Portland Sports Roundup

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McAuley alumna added to USA handball pool

Former Catherine McAuley High School athlete Morghan McAleney, a senior at West Point, recently became the newest addition to the USA women’s team handball pool. McAleney, a Cape Elizabeth native, played field hockey and basketball in high school.

SMCC hoops teams sweep Nashua

The Southern Maine Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams defeated Nashua CC in a doubleheader last Thursday in South Portland. The women rolled, 97-20, behind 30 points from Alisa Sweet. The men won a closer game, 85-71, as Josh Mackie scored 21 points.

Portland Porpoises registration

The Portland Porpoise swim club will hold assessments and registration for boys and girls, ages 6 to 8, Sunday at 3:30 p.m., at the Riverton Community Center. New swimmers should come equipped with swimsuits, goggles and for girls only, a cap. FMI, matt@portlandporpoises.com.

PBC hosting New England championships

For the third straight year, the Portland Boxing club will host the USA boxing New England championships, with the semifinals Saturday at the Club and the championships at the Stevens Avenue Armory on Nov. 27. Winners advance to the Region 1 championships in Lake Placid, N.Y. Former heavyweight champion James “Buster” Douglas will make a special guest appearance at the finals. Advance tickets are available at Bruno’s Restaurant. FMI, 761-0975 or portlandboxingclub.org.

Red Claws holding scrimmage at Deering

The Maine Red Claws will hold an intra-squad scrimmage Saturday at 7 p.m., at Deering High School. Tickets are $5. FMI, 871-7126 or dhsbutler13@gmail.com.

November/December offerings at Casco Bay Sports

Casco Bay Sports is holding several leagues this fall. A Sunday night co-ed basketball league begins Nov. 14 at the East End Community Center. Wednesday co-ed dodgeball begins Nov 17. Sunday night co-ed indoor soccer starts Nov. 21. Tuesday and Thursday dodgeball gets underway Not. 29. An indoor softball league on Wednesday evenings beginning Dec. 1 at YourSpace in Gorham. Sunday co-ed floor hockey starts Dec. 5 at the Riverton Community Center in Portland.

Winter sessions begin at Maine Premier Lacrosse

Open registration for boys and girls high school winter sessions at Maine Premier Lacrosse, held at the Portland Sports Complex, is underway. Girls in 11th and 12th grade go Thursdays from 4 to 5 p.m. Ninth and 10th grade girls’ sessions are Sundays from 4 to 5 p.m. Boys in 9th to 12th grades go Sundays. FMI, 671-2421, info@mainepremierlax.com or mainepremierlax.com.

Furbush holding pitching class at Frozen Ropes

Former South Portland High School standout and current professional baseball player Charlie Furbush will conduct a pitching class for ages 8 to 12 at Frozen Ropes Saturday, Dec. 4, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $30 for members, $40 for non-members. Frozen Ropes expects to hold a session for ages 13 to 18 as well. FMI, frozenropes.com.

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