South Sports Roundup

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Tucker’s Boardercross upcoming

This year’s version of Tucker’s Boardercross for Cancer, a fundraiser for the Maine Children’s Cancer Program, will be held Saturday and Sunday at Sugarloaf. The event has raised over $100,000 over the past five years and is the top event for USASA’s Maine Mountain Series. FMI,

SMCC splits against John Abbott

Southern Maine Community College’s men’s basketball team defeated visiting John Abbott College, 94-60, Friday night. Josh Mackie went off for 28 points and Coleman Findlay added 15. The Seawolves (8-7 overall, 5-2 in Yankee Small College Conference play) were ranked 10th in the latest Division II poll. The women lost to John Abbott, 74-53, despite 31 points and 13 rebounds from Christina Ricci.

Local kids win Elks Hoopshoot

South Portland’s Maddie Hasson won the girls’ 12-13 age group at the recent Elks Hoopshoot foul shooting contest in Portland. Scarborough’s Stephen Gikas won the boys’ 12-13 division. The winners advanced to compete at the regionals Sunday in Rockland.

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:
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

SPALL holding registration

The South Portland American Little League is holding walk-in registration Saturday, Jan. 22 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Community Center. FMI,