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Yarmouth crew fundraiser upcoming
The Yarmouth crew team is hosting a Pizza Regatta Saturday, March 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Yarmouth High School. Tickets are $7 per person at the door. Sample as much pizza as you like and vote for your favorite. Ten local pizzerias will be turning out their best pies for this fun event. In addition to great food, over 40 rowers and coaches will be on hand demoing crew gear and handing out door prizes. All proceeds benefit Yarmouth crew.
Local track athletes compete at nationals
Runners and jumpers from Falmouth, Greely and North Yarmouth Academy took part at the Nike Indoor Nationals in Boston and the National Scholastic Indoor Nationals in New York City last weekend. At the NIN meet, Falmouth’s Charlie Swerdlow came in eighth in the racewalk (8 minutes, 6.46 seconds). NYA’s Henry Sterling had a time of 4:30.31 in the mile, good for 31st. Teammate Sam Fear took part in the high jump. At the NSIC meet, Greely’s Mark McCauley came in 15th and won his section in the 800 (1:56.3). Teammate Logan Price placed ninth in the two-mile (9:39.07). Alex Coffin of NYA had a time of 5:16.72 in the freshman mile. Greely’s 4 x mile relay team came in 11th (18:25.58).
Falmouth Babe Ruth registration
Registration for the 2009 Falmouth Babe Ruth baseball season is underway. All boys who will be 13, 14 or 15 as of May 1 are invited to register. Those who played last year as a 13- or 14-year old must also register.
FMI, 781-0964 or
Casco Bay Sports offering co-ed spring leagues
Casco Bay Sports is offering several co-ed spring leagues. Sunday Basketball begins play March 15 with games at 5:15 p.m. Thursday Dodgeball starts March 26. In April, a 6-on-6 soccer league, a Sunday flag football and a Sunday softball league will commence.
Bruins alumni to face local hockey players
Former Boston Bruins will face local high school players Friday, April 3 at 7 p.m., at the Cumberland County Civic Center. The Portland Firefighters Union is encouraging local residents to show support by making a contribution.
Greater Portland men’s Over-50 softball league open for registrations
The Greater Portland Men’s Over-50 softball league located in Portland and South Portland and now in its 11th season, is seeking players for the 2009 season. Players who turn 50 prior to Dec. 31 are eligible.
Falmouth sports fundraiser dance upcoming
The third annual Falmouth Sports Fundraiser Dance, featuring the music of ColorBlind, will be held April 3 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland. Tickets are $15 per person and should be purchased in advance. FMI, Anne Mazerolle, 838-8130, Anna Geary, 415-7707, or Janine Galli, 871-0147.
Lacrosse officials’ classes offered
The Maine Women’s Lacrosse Officials Association is offering “New Umpire Classes” Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m., at Thornton Academy in Saco. FMI,