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Cape Elizabeth resident added to USA handball pool

Former Catherine McAuley High School athlete Morghan McAleney, a senior at West Point and a Cape Elizabeth native, recently became the newest addition to the USA women’s team handball pool. McAleney played field hockey and basketball in high school.

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, av2023@aol.com.

SMCC hoops teams sweep Nashua

The Southern Maine Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams defeated Nashua CC in a doubleheader last Thursday in South Portland. The women rolled, 97-20, behind 30 points from Alisa Sweet. The men won a closer game, 85-71, as Josh Mackie scored 21 points. Tuesday, SMCC met Maine Maritime Academy in an exhibition. The men enjoyed a 92-73 triumph, as Pual Holland had 23 points. The Seawolves (3-0 overall, 1-0 in Yankee Small College Conference action) play Apprentice School (Va.) Friday and Eastern Maine CC Saturday. The women lost, 89-45, to Maine Maritime, but Sweet had 18 points. Christina Ricci added 17. SMCC (2-1 overall, 1-0 YSCC) plays Apprentice Friday and EMCC Saturday.

Scarborough fighter advances

Scarborough’s Jason Quirk, a Portland Boxing Club welterweight, advanced to the semifinal round of the New England championships with a 5-0 unanimous decision over Neil Sullivan of Worcester, Mass. Quirk next fights Saturday evening. The championship finals will be Saturday, Nov. 27, at the Stevens Avenue Armory. FMI, 761-0975 or portlandboxingclub.org.

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 on 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, frozenropes.com.

November/December offerings at Casco Bay Sports

Casco Bay Sports is holding several leagues this fall. A Sunday night co-ed basketball league begins Nov. 14 at the East End Community Center. Wednesday co-ed dodgeball begins Nov 17. Sunday night co-ed indoor soccer starts Nov. 21. Tuesday and Thursday dodgeball gets underway Not. 29. An indoor softball league on Wednesday evenings beginning Dec. 1 at YourSpace in Gorham. Sunday co-ed floor hockey starts Dec. 5 at the Riverton Community Center in Portland.

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