Scarborough High School fill its boys’ basketball vacancy Tuesday by naming longtime coach Tony DiBiase to the head position. DiBiase previously coached Gorham (1982), Portland (1986) and South Portland (1992) to state titles. He’s been named state Coach of the Year four times and has over 400 wins to his credit. DiBiase spent the past two seasons at Gray-New Gloucester.
“We had a very good pool of qualified applicants and the interview committee agreed that Coach DiBiase was certainly the best candidate for the job,” said Scarborough athletic director Mike LeGage. “Coach DiBiase joins an outstanding family of coaches here. His expertise will provide our student-athletes with the best opportunity to learn those important life skills essential for success on and off the court.”
Registration for South Portland Youth Football and Middle School Football will be held Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m., at the South Portland Community Center. Registration is open to all boys and girls entering grades 2-6 this fall. The only youth football program in South Portland is devoted to teaching youth the fundamentals. Players receive full equipment upon registration. Grades 2-3 are in the Pee Wee Division. Grades 4-5 are JV. Grades 5-6 are Varsity Division. Middle School is 7th and 8th grades. Cost for youth football is $90. Cost for middle school football is $125. FMI, email@example.com or southportlandfootball.com.
Several local players are on the roster of the Seacoast United Mariners in the inaugural National Premier Soccer League season. The squad includes Brunswick’s Peter Morrell and Justin Rosner, Cape Elizabeth’s Ben Brewster and Amo Houghton, Cumberland’s Ollie Blum, Luke Booth, Iain Eldredge, Nat LeBlanc and Alex Thomas, Falmouth’s Michael Bloom, Gabe Hoffman-Johnson, Kyle Lucas and Sam White, North Yarmouth’s David Turina, Portland’s Dominic Fitzpatrick and Fazal Nabi, Scarborough’s Eddie Jones and Yarmouth’s Greg Cavanaugh and Chris Knaub. The Mariners open Sunday when they face FC NY at Cape Elizabeth High School at 12 p.m.