South Sports Roundup

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SP boys’ soccer hosting Coaches vs. Cancer game

The South Portland boys’ soccer team is hosting a Coaches vs. Cancer game Oct. 4 versus Cheverus. The team will sell Black Wall of Hope cards at the game and will donate proceeds to the American Cancer Society. A portion of the gate will also be given to the cause.

SMCC fall teams off to strong starts

The 2012 fall sports season has been a good one so far at Southern Maine Community College. Baseball was 3-0-1 at press time, having downed Mass Bay CC (4-1) and Nashua CC (11-0 and 12-2 in a doubleheader). The Seawolves also tied Mass Bay CC, 6-6. SMCC hosts Navy Prep for a doubleheader Saturday and New Hampshire Technical Institute for a pair of games Sunday. Softball was scheduled to open Thursday versus rival Central Maine CC, but that game was postponed. The Seawolves face NHTI in a doubleheader Sunday. Men’s soccer opened with a 6-1 loss to Dean College, then downed Northern Maine CC (6-0), CMCC (4-0) and after a 2-0 setback to U. Maine-Machias, improved to 3-2 with a 6-1 victory at Eastern Maine CC. SMCC is at Unity Saturday and hosts Eastern Maine CC Sunday. Junior captain and midfielder Peter Dore, of Westbrook, was named Yankee Small College Conference Player of the Week. Women’s soccer was also 3-2 at press time. The Seawolves opened with a 5-0 loss to Dean College, then defeated the St. Joseph’s College junior varsity (4-1) and CMCC (6-1). After a 3-0 loss at U. Maine-Machias, SMCC defeated EMCC (11-0). The Seawolves are at Unity Saturday. Freshman forward Michela Desjardins was named the Yankee Small College Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Week. Golf was first at a league meet at U. Maine-Augusta last Saturday. Sunday, it finished second to CMCC at Great Bay Community College. The conference championship meet is scheduled for Sept. 29.

Cape Elizabeth winter coaching openings

Cape Elizabeth High School is seeking winter coaches. Varsity boys’ and girls’ Nordic skiing, varsity boys’ ice hockey, assistant varsity Alpine ski, first team boys’ basketball, first team girls’ basketball and junior varsity boys’ basketball have openings. FMI, 799-3309 or