South Sports Roundup

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Scarborough 5K upcoming

The Scarborough Track and Cross Country Boosters will sponsor a 5K race to be held Sunday, April 10 at 1:30 p.m., beginning in front of the Scarborough Library. FMI,

SP coaching vacancies

South Portland High School is seeking junior varsity girls’ soccer, JV baseball, JV softball and JV boys’ lacrosse coaches. Mahoney Middle School needs an assistant indoor track coach and a boys’ lacrosse coach. FMI, 767-7705.

SPNLL seeks umpires

The South Portland National Little League is seeking volunteer umpires for baseball and softball. Those interested are invited to attend the 2011 State O’Maine Little League Umpire Clinic April 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Windham. FMI, 767-4681 or

Portland Porpoise offerings

The Portland Porpoise swim club is offering a high school prep program this spring for swimmers who wish to continue their conditioning. Training will focus primarily on stroke technique and drills and general aerobic conditioning. The session runs April 25 through June 22. Practices are Sunday from 2-3:30 p.m., and Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00 p.m., at the Riverton Pool in Portland. There will also be open assessments and registration for new swimmers through May at the Riverton Community Center in Portland for children ages 6-8 interested in competitive swimming. FMI, or

Senior Softball League seeks new team

The Greater Portland Senior Men Softball League seeks players for a new team to join the league. Must turn 50 before the end of 2011. Special rules help avoid injuries. Recent experience not necessary. FMI,, 799-3222 or

Waynflete youth lax clinic upcoming

Longtime Waynflete varsity lacrosse coaches Cathie Connors and Bob Johnson will be offering youth lacrosse clinics for boys and girls in grades 2-6 this spring at Waynflete’s Fore River Fields. The first clinic is Saturday, April 30, from 10-11:30 a.m. FMI, 774-7863, or

SMCC softball teams win a pair

The Southern Maine Community College softball team swept Vermont Tech in a doubleheader Saturday, 8-0 and 7-1. Kim Hunt threw a no-hitter in the opener, striking out 19. Jillian Withee went 5-for-7 at the plate and drove in four runs. The Seawolves return to action Saturday at home when they host Rhode Island CC in a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m.

Hockey benefit upcoming

The Southern Maine Law Enforcement All-Stars hockey team will play the Bath Ironworks Iron Clad team in a benefit game for the Baxter School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing April 10 at  1 p.m. at the Cumberland County Civic Center. The game precedes the Portland Pirates’ contest versus Springfield at 4 p.m. Tickets are $13 and are good for admission to both games. FMI,