South Sports Roundup

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McAuley hosting Thanksgiving basketball tournament

McAuley is hosting a Thanksgiving girls’ basketball tournament Friday and Saturday. The Friday schedule is as follows: Greely vs. Mt. Ararat at 8:30 a.m., Portland-Bishop Guertin (N.H.) at 10 a.m., McAuley-Mt. Ararat at 11:30 a.m., Bishop Guertin-Gorham at 1 p.m., Greely-Portland at 2:30 p.m., Gorham-Cape Elizabeth at 4 p.m., Leavitt-Deering at 5:30 p.m. and McAuley-Manchester Memorial (N.H.) at 7 p.m. On Saturday, the schedule is: Oxford Hills-Bishop Guertin at 8:30 am., Cape Elizabeth-Deering at 10 a.m., Gorham-Greely at 11:30 a.m., Oxford Hills-Cape Elizabeth at 1 p.m., Leavitt-Manchester at 2:30 p.m., Portland-Oxford Hills at 4 p.m., Deering-Manchester at 5:30 p.m. and McAuley-Leavitt at 7 p.m.

SMCC seeks coach

Southern Maine Community College has an immediate opening for a women’s soccer coach. FMI,

SMCC hoops teams swept

Southern Maine Community College’s men’s and women’s basketball teams both lost to Dean College last weekend. The men fell, 104-83, despite 27 points from Josh Mackie. The women lost, 99-61. Christina Ricci had 21 points and Alisa Sweet added 15 points and eight rebounds.

McAuley basketball clinic upcoming

The McAuley girls’ basketball program, under the direction of new coach Amy Vachon, will host a three-week clinic in December. On Dec. 4, 11 and 18 there will be 45 minutes of drills and fundamentals followed by 45 minutes of games. Girls in grades 3 to 5 go from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Girls in grades 6 to 8 go from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost is $15 per week or $40 for three weeks. That includes a T-shirt and free admission to the Lions’ Jan. 15 home game versus Sanford. FMI,

Furbush holding pitching class at Frozen Ropes

Former South Portland High School standout and current professional baseball player Charlie Furbush will conduct a pitching class for ages 8 to 12 at Frozen Ropes Saturday, Dec. 4, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $30 for members, $40 for non-members. Frozen Ropes expects to hold a session for ages 13 to 18 as well. FMI,

Casco Bay Sports offering December leagues

Casco Bay Sports is offering several December sports leagues. Wednesday night indoor softball begins Dec. 1 at YourSpace in Gorham. Sunday co-ed floor hockey at Riverton Community Center in Portland starts Dec. 5. Sunday women’s basketball starts Dec. 12 at Portland’s East End Community Center. Tuesday co-ed basketball starts Dec. 7. Thursday co-ed basketball begins Dec. 23. Wednesday co-ed bowling starts Dec. 22. There will also be co-ed dodgeball leagues Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. FMI,