Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Portland Babe Ruth baseball, ages 13-15, will have registrations for new and returning players on March 26 and April 2 in the lobby of the Portland Expo from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. New players need a copy of their birth certificate. For more information look on the Portland Babe Ruth website or contact Mike Rutherford at 831-1758.
The New England Regional Hoop Shoot, a free-throw shooting contest sponsored by the Elks, will be held on Saturday at Gorham Middle School beginning at 9:30 a.m. The girls' and boys' state champions will compete in three age groups. Maine's representatives with sponsoring lodges are: Jaycie Christopher, girls' ages 8-9, Skowhegan-Madison; Isabel Dawson, girls' 10-11, Portland; Sydney LeBlanc, girls' 12-13, Skowhegan-Madison; Connor Marquis, boys' 8-9, Sebasticook Valley; Henry Westphal, boys' 10-11, Portland and Colby Esty, boys' 12-13, Skowhegan-Madison. The national championships will be held at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass., from April 18--21.
Select Physical Therapy and Central Maine Sports Medicine will host a free seminar featuring world champion cyclist Rebecca Rusch at 6 p.m. April 3 at Green Ladle, 156 East Ave., Lewiston. Doors will be open at 5 p.m. Rusch set a course record at the Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike race, a 100-mile high altitude race in the Colorado Rockies, with a time of 7 hours, 28 minutes and 6 seconds. Rusch will also take part in a bike ride earlier in the day beginning at 11 a.m. at 690 Minot Ave. in Auburn. Individuals interested in attending the seminar or participating in the ride must preregister by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit cmogroup.org or call 783-1328.