Portland Sports Roundup

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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.

Name change for Portland youth football

Little Ladd football and cheering and the Portland Youth Football League have merged into one entity. Effective March 3, all youth football in the city will be called Portland Youth Football and play as a participating member in the Maine Youth Football League. The Pee Wee level will be renamed Little Ladd and will expand for grades 2 through 8. FMI, 329-0704 or portlandyouthfootball.com.

SailMaine seeking coaches

SailMaine is seeking fall coaches for its high school teams. Assistant
coaches are also sought. The season begins in mid-August and ends Oct.
31. Teams practice three days a week from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. FMI, sailmaine.org.

McAuley offering girls’ basketball camp

McAuley’s basketball day camp for girls (ages 9 – 14), featuring
skills, teamwork and fun, will be held July 13 through
17 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the high school. FMI, mcauleyhs.org or 797-3802

Portland Rec track program underway

The Portland Recreation Department is offering a USA track and field
summer youth program for ages 7 through 14 Mondays and Tuesdays from
4:15 to 5:45 p.m., at Fitzpatrick Stadium. Meets will be held Thursdays
at various locations. The program runs through Aug. 8. The fee is $85
for Portland residents and $95 for non-residents. FMI, 756-8275 or dapc@portlandmaine.gov.

Ziggy’s Running Camp open for registration

Ziggy’s Running Camp for boys and girls ages 12 to 18, presented by
Waynflete School cross country and track coach Brian “Ziggy” Gillespie,
a member of the Maine Running Hall of Fame, will be held July 13
through 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. , at the Waynflete athletic field.
Enrollment is limited to 10 boys and 10 girls. The cost is $175. FMI,
774-5721 or waynflete.org.

Seacoast United holding tryouts

Seacoast United Maine is holding tryouts for its winter/spring teams July 12 and 26 at North Yarmouth Academy. U-9 through U-14 boys go from 9 to 11 a.m. U-15 through U-18 boys go from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Girls’ U-9 through U-14 tryout from 1 to 3 p.m. U-15 through U-18 girls go from 3 to 5 p.m. FMI, seacoastunitedmaine.org.

New U-18 softball team seeks members

The Maine Sea Pirates, a new U-18 softball team, is seeking players for the 2009 season. FMI, 385-8940 or gwapodoug@yahoo.com.

Fitness, fun camp for kids opens in Yarmouth

Riverview Physical Therapy is introducing a new wellness camp for boys
and girls entering grades 2-6 called CampFit. An athletic trainer and
physical therapist will lead the camp in personalized fitness games and
outdoor activities. The 4-week camp starts July 20 and will be held on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9-10:30 a.m., July 20-Aug. 14 at 50
Forest Falls Drive, Yarmouth. The cost is $125 per child, $110 for
additional children. FMI riverviewpt.com or 846-8725.

Lacrosse clinics upcoming

Grip and Rip Lacrosse clinics, featuring instruction in a fun setting for grades 2-5 and 6-8, will be held Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m., from July 21 through Aug. 18 at the Yarmouth Middle School fields.  The cost is $125. FMI, gripandriplacrosse.com.

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