South Sports Roundup

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SMCC soccer players honored

The fall sports season is over at Southern Maine Community College, but six Seawolves soccer players were recently named All-Americans. Nick Link and Blais Whitney from the men’s team were named Athletic All-Americans. Link, a defensive standout, is a repeat winner. Whitney led the team with 30 points, including 13 goals and four assists. Molly Gallagher from the women’s team and Kyle Ehlers, Truc Nguyen and James Wurgler from the men’s squad qualified as Academic All-Americans.

Field hockey premier team holding tryouts

The Katahdin Field Hockey Club, one of the top travel teams in Maine, is holding tryouts Saturday from 1-4 p.m. and YourSpace Sports and Recreation Complex in Gorham and Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to noon at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham. Players are encouraged to attend both dates if possible. Registration is $30 or $35 at the door. FMI, katahdinfieldhockey.com.

Red Claws holding benefit game in Scarborough

The Maine Red Claws NBA Developmental League team will hold a fundraising intra-squad scrimmage Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Scarborough. There will also be a performance by the Lady Red Claws dance team. Tickets are $5. FMI, 730-5000.

Cape Elizabeth coaching openings

Cape Elizabeth High School is seeking an indoor track distance coach and a varsity boys’ and girls’ Nordic ski coach for the upcoming winter season. FMI, jthoreck@capeelizabethschools.org.

Learn lacrosse program underway

The new Riverside Athletic Center, at 1173 Riverside St. in Portland is hosting a Learn to Play Lacrosse clinic for boys in grades K-8, Sundays from 3 – 4 p.m. The weekly program builds a strong foundation of fundamental lacrosse skills. The cost is $140. FMI, maineelitelacrosse.com.

Umpires needed

The Western Maine Baseball Umpires Association is holding baseball umpire certification classes. WMBUA provides baseball umpires for schools and leagues above the Little League level in Cumberland and York counties. Classes run for five consecutive Sunday evenings beginning February 12, 2012. FMI, wmbua@maine.rr.com or 653-8736

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