South Sports Roundup

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Scarborough boy wins district Hoopshoot crown

Scarborough’s Stephan Gikas was the boys’ 12-13 age winner at Sunday’s district Elks Hoopshoot foulshooting contest in Rockland. Gikas advances to the state shootoff, held at 9:30 a.m., Jan. 30 at Brunswick High School.

SPNLL holding registration

The South Portland National Little League is holding its registration Feb. 7 (6 to 8 p.m.) and 12 (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) at the Community Center. On-line registration is also available for returning players. First-time players must have a birth certificate and proof of residency. FMI, 799-5686 or rrottkov@yahoo.com.

Wrestling clinic upcoming

Scarborough is hosting a yout (K through 6) wrestling clinic, Mondays and Wednesdays, from Feb. 7 through March 31, at the Scarborough High Plummer gymnasium from 6 to 7:30 p.m. FMI, 730-4150.

SP coaching vacancies

South Portland High School is seeking a junior varsity girls’ soccer coach. Mahoney Middle School needs an assistant indoor track coach. FMI, 767-7705.

Maine Baseball Hall of Fame seeking inductions

The Maine Baseball Hall of Fame is seeking inductions for its 2011 class. The Hall honors players, coaches, umpires, organizers and benefactors from all corners of the state who have achieved prominence in, or made valuable contributions to, baseball in Maine. Nominations for induction may be sent to:
Maine Baseball Hall of Fame
P.O. Box 1062
Yarmouth, Maine 04096
or emailed to:
ddouglas@douglastitle.com
The deadline for submitting applications is Feb. 4.

Umpire certification classes upcoming

The Western Maine Baseball Umpires Association is holding 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 Sunday evenings beginning Jan. 30. FMI, 846-5997 or wmbua@maine.rr.com.

SPALL holding registration Saturday

The South Portland American Little League is holding walk-in registration Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Community Center. FMI, spallweb.com.

Maine Elite Lacrosse registration upcoming

Maine Elite Lacrosse’s session III registration opens Feb. 1. The boys’ grades 7-8 season runs Tuesdays March 1 through April 12 at the Portland Sports Complex. Game time is 6:15 p.m. Sundays from March 6 through April 24 at YourSpace in Gorham, boys and girls in grades 2-8 have skills and drills at 4 p.m. Girls in grades 7-8 play at 5 p.m. and boys in grades 4, 5 and 6 play at a 5 p.m. FMI, info@maineelitelacrosse.com

NYA seeking softball coaches

North Yarmouth Academy has openings for varsity and middle school softball coaches. FMI, mdutton@nya.org.

Casco Bay Sports winter offerings

Casco Bay Sports has several leagues primed to start soon. A Sunday night co-ed indoor soccer league begins Jan. 30 at YourSpace in Gorham. Wednesday night co-ed softball starts Feb. 2 in Gorham. Sunday co-ed basketball begins Feb. 13 at the East End Community Center in Portland. There will also be Monday, Tuesday and Thursday night dodgeball leagues beginning in early February and a Wednesday bowling league and  a new Monday co-ed volleyball league beginning in late February. FMI, cascobaysports.com.

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