Portland Sports Roundup

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Portland hockey team earns sportsmanshp award

For the second straight year, the Portland High boys’ ice hockey team won the Western Class A Coaches’ Sportsmanship award for Tier II. The Bulldogs went 9-10 this season and made it to the regional quarterfinals.

Former McAuley star to play in all-star classic

Scarborough’s Carolyn Freeman, a one-time McAuley standout, now at St. Joseph’s College, will take part in the 2010 New England Women’s Basketball Association Senior All-Star Classic on March 27. Freeman averaged 10.0 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game this winter. Freeman is the 19th player in school history to break the 1,000-point barrier.

Portland Porpoises holding open registration

The Portland Porpoises swim team is holding open registration March 28, at 4 p.m., at the Riverton Community Pool in Portland. Beginning March 22, new swimmers are invited to join the team in practice for a free week. FMI, matt@portlandporpoises.com or portlandporpoises.com.

Lacrosse stringing clinics continue

Atlantic Sportswear’s new lacrosse retail store LAXPROS will host a men’s stringing clinic Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Clinics are held at 36 Waldron Way in Portland. FMI, steve@laxpros.com or laxpros.com.

Boys’ lacrosse clinic upcoming

Laxpros and North Yarmouth Academy are hosting a free boys’ youth lacrosse coaches’ clinic Saturday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at NYA’s gymnasium. The clinic is designed to help youth and middle school coaches understand the basics of lacrosse as well as new drills and techniques. FMI, bmeyers@nya.org.

Maine Premier Soccer offering camp dates

Maine Premier Soccer has announced camp dates for April and this summer, including residential, high school and goalkeeper. FMI, 878-5780 or mainepremiersoccer.com.

Casco Bay Sports offering spring leagues

Casco Bay Sports is offering soccer, flag football, softball and dodgeball leagues this spring. A co-ed Monday night 6-on-6 soccer league starts April 12. A Thursday night league begins May 6. A Sunday 11-on-11 league begins May 2. A spring 6-on-6 flag football league starts April 11. A Sunday softball league begins May 2. A weeknight league commences May 3. Co-ed dodgeball has divisions playing Tuesday (starting April 20), Wednesday (April 21) and Thursday (April 29). FMI, cascobaysports.com.

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