South Sports Roundup

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SMCC produces a national champion

Southern Maine Community College sophomore golfer Tommy Stirling earned medalist honors at the USCAA national championship match in State College, Penn. Teammate Alex McFarlane was fifth and joined Stirling in being named an All-American.

Baseball’s regular season ended last week with a 1-0 loss to UNH in the championships game of a tournament in Old Orchard Beach. Softball lost, 4-0, to New Hampshire Technical Institute in the semifinals of their tournament. Men’s soccer culminated its regular season with a 2-1 win over Unity Saturday. The Seawolves (10-2-1 overall, 10-0-1 in conference) earned the top seed for the upcoming conference tournament. The women’s season ended at 5-5 after a 3-2 overtime loss to Unity Saturday.

AAU baseball tryout upcoming

A new U-12 AAU baseball team called the “Gladiators of Maine” is holding tryouts Sundays Nov. 6, 13 and 20 from 6 – 8 p.m., at the Frozen Ropes in Portland. The cost is $25 per session. FMI, 655-2890, 891-9008, joesalfinn@gmail.com or lconley@maine.rr.com.

Casco Bay Hockey holding introductory clinic

Casco Bay Hockey Association is holding a Try Hockey for Free clinic Nov. 5 from 3:50 to 4:50 p.m. at Family Ice Center in Falmouth. FMI, marketing@cascobayhockey.com or tryhockeyforfree.com.

Field hockey premier team holding tryouts

The Katahdin Field Hockey Club, one of the top travel teams in Maine, is holding tryouts Nov. 12 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.

Casco Bay Sports fall offerings

Casco Bay Sports has several leagues upcoming. A Monday co-ed dodgeball league starts Oct. 24. Sunday co-ed basketball begins Oct. 30. A Wednesday co-ed 4-on-4 floor hockey league starts Nov. 2. FMI, cascobaysports.com.

Red Claws holding benefit game in Scarborough

The Maine Red Claws NBA Developmental League team will hold a fundraising intrasquad scrimmage Nov. 16 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.

Youth lacrosse sessions upcoming

YourSpace in Gorham and the Portland Sports Complex will host youth, middle school and high school lacrosse sessions in November and December. YourSpace has sessions Sunday afternoons from Nov. 6 through Dec. 18. Portland Sports Complex hosts Tuesday evening sessions, from Nov. 1 to Dec. 13. FMI, maineelitelacrosse.com.

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