South Sports Roundup

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SMCC names Athletes of the Month

Southern Maine Community College recently named its September Athletes of the Month. Tomm Stirling and Cady Gagnon were the winners. Gagnon, a junior midfielder for the women’s soccer team and a Culinary Arts major, is the team’s leading scorer with six goals. Stirling is a first-year Electrical Engineering Technology major. He’s a member of the Seawolves golf team and has averaged a 78 with a first place medalist performance in a home match. He ranked fifth in the USCAA national statistics.

SMCC baseball in OOB tournament

Southern Maine Community College’s baseball team is taking part in the Yankee Small College Conference Fall Invitational tournament at the Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach this weekend. The Seawolves face the University of New Hampshire Friday in a play-in game, beginning at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, the tournament resumes at 11:30 a.m., when No. 2 New Hampshire Technical Institute faces No. 3 Central Maine CC. The SMCC-UNH winner meets top-ranked Vermont Tech 45 minutes after the completion of the first game. The championship game will be held 45 minutes after that one.

South Portland coaching vacancies

South Portland High School is seeking a first team girls’ basketball coach and a varsity baseball coach. Memorial Middle School has an opening for a 7th grade boys’ basketball coach. Mahoney Middle School is seeking a 7th grade girls’ basketball coach. Application deadline is Sept. 30. FMI, 767-7705.

Waynflete coaching opening

Waynflete School is seeking a varsity Nordic ski coach for the upcoming winter season. Applicants should have prior skiing and/or coaching experience. FMI, 774-7863, ext. 258, or rburdick@waynflete.org.

Lacrosse assignors sought

The SMAA and WMC are jointly seeking boys’ and girls’ lacrosse assignors. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume by Friday, Oct. 15 to Susan_Robbins@yarmouth.k12.me.us.

Frozen Ropes tryouts upcoming

The Frozen Ropes Training Center will conduct tryouts Oct. 23 at the Portland Sports Center on Warren Avenue, beginning at 12 p.m. for their U-13 and U-14 travel baseball teams. FMI, 878-2600 or frozenropes.com/portland.

Casco Bay Sports October offerings

Casco Bay Sports is hosting leagues in several sports this month. Wednesday night bowling at Bayside Bowl will commence Oct. 13. Sunday co-ed basketball starts Oct. 17. Monday night dodgeball begins Oct. 18 and Wednesday night dodgeball starts Oct. 20. FMI, cascobaysports.com.

LaxPros recruiting presentation upcoming

LaxPros will host a free recruiting presentation Sunday, Oct. 17 at 3:30 p.m. Beth Caputi, the longtime girls’ lacrosse coach at Brunswick High and a principal consultant with College Compass, will present a free workshop, offering insight on the college recruiting process from start to finish. Space is limited so please RSVP at 347-6269 or scott@laxpros.com.

Baseball tryout upcoming

A new U-14 baseball team for 13- and 14-year-olds is holding tryouts Sunday, Oct. 17 in Auburn and Oct. 24 in Raymond from 2 to 4 p.m. The cost is $15. FMI, 655-2890 or lconley@maine.rr.com.

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