Portland Sports Roundup

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Shay’s Grill Pub wins Men’s Elite Lacrosse championship

The 2009 Maine Elite Lacrosse championship went to Shay’s Grill Pub after it defeated Atlantic Sportswear 9-5 in the title game last Thursday night in Portland. Shay’s led 3-0 after one period, 6-3 at the half and 9-4 after three quarters. Adam Tracy led the victors with three goals. Jeff Muscatello and Scarborough varsity boys’ coach Joe Hezlep each added two. Adam Rothbart led Atlantic with two goals.

WMC sweeps soccer all-star games

The Western Maine Conference downed the Southern Maine Activities Association in both the 19th annual boys’ and girls’ Senior All-Star Games last Tuesday in Westbrook, in an event which benefitted the Special Olympics. The WMC girls won 4-2 behind goals from Greely’s Liza LePage and Hannah Young and Yarmouth’s Tess Beem. In the boys’ game, Yarmouth’s Johnny Murphy scored twice and Cape Elizabeth’s Amory Houghton added a tally to help the WMC win 5-0.

Portland High announces fall practice schedule

Portland High School will start practice for the fall sports season
Monday. Football practices from 8 to 11 a.m., at Quinn Field
and 4 to 7 p.m. at Fitzpatrick Stadium. Field hockey will practice from
8 to 11 a.m. at Deering Oaks and 2 to 4 p.m. at Fitzy. Boys’ soccer
goes from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Fitzy. Girls’ soccer practices from
8 to 10 a.m. at Fitzy and 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Preble. Boys’ cross country
starts at 8:30 a.m. at Fitzy. Girls’ cross country starts at 9 a.m. at
Fitzy. Golf begins with a meeting in the lower cafe at the high school
at 9 a.m. Cheering goes from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Fitzy. Freshman
football begins Aug. 24. All athletes must have proper paperwork on
file in the athletic office prior to participation. FMI, 874-8257.

Waynflete first-day practice schedule

Waynflete School’s fall sports season begins Monday. Boys’ soccer goes from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Girls’ soccer practices from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Field hockey goes from 3 to 5 p.m. Boys’ and girls’ cross country meet from 5 to 6 p.m. Golf will begin Monday, Aug. 24. FMI, waynflete.org.

SMCC announces coaching vacancies

Southern Maine Community College is seeking an assistant men’s
basketball/head junior varsity coach. The stipend position includes
on-the-floor coaching, practice preparation and recruiting. FMI, smccme.edu/athletics.

Soccer officials needed

The Western Maine Board of Approved Soccer Officials is recruiting
referees for the upcoming boys’ and girls’ season. FMI, ltcra@suscom-maine.net.

Portland High coaching opening

Portland High School is seeking a freshman boys’ soccer coach for the
2009 season. If interested, please contact athletic director Rich
Drummond at 874-8257 or drummr@portlandschools.org.

SailMaine seeking coaches

Come join us at SailMaine this Fall to coach a group of talented high
school sailors on Casco Bay. We are looking for competent, professional
coaches to coach one of our high school teams. Teams practice together
three days a week from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. We are also looking for
assistant coaches. The season begins in mid-August and ends on Oct. 31.
FMI, sailmaine.org.

Cross country clinic upcoming

Maine Running Company and Reebok are hosting a Coach and Athlete cross country running clinic Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the University of Southern Maine Portland Campus’ Luther Bonney Hall. Local coaches will be part of the panel.

SP boys’ basketball holding fundraiser

The South Portland boys’ basketball boosters are holding their second
annual fundraising golf tournament Monday, Aug. 24 at the Old Marsh
Country Club in Wells. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The tournament
begins with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The cost is $100 per player,
which includes green fee with cart, cookout and prizes. FMI, conleyp@spsd.org or dgraz@maine.rr.com.

Portland Porpoise registration upcoming

Registration for the Portland Porpoise swim club will be held Thurs., Sept. 3 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Riverton Community Center in Portland. Swimmers ages 7 to 17 of all abilities are welcome. FMI, ppsc.me@gmail.com or portlandporpoises.com.