South Portland High School begins fall sports preseason practice Monday, Aug. 17. Football practices on campus with a morning session from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. and an afternoon session from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Boys’ soccer practices at Wainwright Farms with a morning session from 9 to 11 a.m. and an evening session from 5 to 7 p.m. Girls’ soccer practices at Wainwright from 7 to 9 a.m. and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Field hockey practices at Wainwright from 8 to 10 a.m. and 2:30 to 4 p.m. Volleyball meets in Beal Gymnasium from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Cross country meets at the high school from 8 to 10 a.m. Golf meets at South Portland Municipal Golf Course at 8 a.m. Cheering meets in front of Beal Gymnasium from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Student-athletes must have participation paperwork, proof of a current physical exam and proof of insurance on file in the athletic office before participating. FMI, 767-7705.
The South Portland High School Football Boosters will host the Summer Softball Slam, an adult co-ed sanctioned American Softball Association slow pitch tournament, Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Wainwright Fields complex in South Portland. The tournament will get underway at 8 a.m. and will conclude with the championship game at around 6:30 p.m. The tournament’s entry fee is $250. The deadline for registration is Aug. 22, with brackets being drawn on Aug. 24. FMI, 712-4084 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 9th annual Jeff King Memorial Golf Scramble will be held Friday, Aug. 14 at Val Halla Golf Course in Cumberland, beginning at 8 a.m. The event is hosted by the South Portland High School football and hockey boosters and honors the memory of the former SPHS student-athlete and raises funds for interscholastic football and hockey programs. FMI, 799-5686 email@example.com.
The second annual Maine Basketball Hall of Fame golf scramble will be held Monday, Aug. 10 at the Falmouth Country Club. Tee time is 8 a.m. The cost is $125 for an individual or $625 for a team. FMI, 504-6182.