Portland Sports Roundup

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Special Olympics seeking flag football volunteers

Special Olympics of Cumberland County is seeking high school student volunteers to help out with the upcoming flag football league. All games will take place at YourSpace in Gorham from 5-7 p.m. beginning this Saturday and going through March 6. FMI, Jamie Chamberlain, 883-0458, or Judi Joy, wsjudi@hotmail.com.

Waynflete seeking varsity crew assistant

Waynflete School needs a varsity crew assistant coach for the upcoming spring season. Practices begin in mid-March and the season concludes at the end of May. Experience rowing and/or coaching is required. Boat maintenance and trailering experience is a plus. Interested applicants should e-mail a letter, resume and list of three references to head coach C.C. Stockly at ccstockly@gmail.com.

USM hosting 3-on-3 benefit tournament

The 16th annual Dr. Noel Paradise Memorial Swish-Out Childhood Cancer 3-on-3 Challenge will take place Sunday, Jan. 31 at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham. Registration is encouraged with the field limited to 36 teams. FMI, 773-5671, ext. 273 or jparadise@mainecul.org.

Pitching clinic features former Deering star

Former Deering High standout Ryan Reid, now a member of the Tampa Bay Rays organization, along with Portland Sea Dogs hurler Ryne Lawson will conduct a pitching clinic Saturday at Falmouth Middle School. Ages 8 to 12 go from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Ages 13 to 18 go from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The cost is $20 for Falmouth residents and $25 for non-residents. FMI, town.falmouth.me.us.

SMCC hosting alumni basketball game

Southern Maine Community College is hosting a men’s basketball alumni game Sunday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., prior to the men’s varsity game against Holyoke C.C. at 1 p.m. FMI, 741-5927.

Umpire certification classes upcoming

The Western Maine Baseball Umpires Association is holding baseball umpire certification classes, beginning Sunday, Jan. 31, for umpires above the Little League level in Cumberland and York counties. FMI, 846-5997.

Portland seeking girls’ lacrosse assistant

The Portland girls’ lacrosse program is looking for an assistant coach for the 2010 season. FMI, 807-5116.