Locals compete at track, wrestling New Englands

The indoor track and field and wrestling New England championships were held last weekend in Boston and New Haven, Conn., respectively.
In track, Brunswick’s Kristin Slotnick sparkled, placing third in the 300 (40.71 seconds). Kyia Jensen came in 17th in the 1,000 (3 minutes, 11.12 seconds). Mt. Ararat’s 4×800 relay team (Chloe Emerson, Krislyn Hyatt, Erin Fitzsimmons and Christina Erving) was 13th (10:03.82). Colby Gail tied for sixth in the high jump (5-3). On the boys’ side, Mt. Ararat’s Tim Bickford came in 14th in the long jump (20-1.75). Brunswick’s Liam Cassidy was 21st in the two mile (9:55.50).
On the mat, Morse’s Tyler Russell, wrestling at 171-pounds, went 2-2 in four matches.

Lacrosse officials’ classes offered
The Maine Women’s Lacrosse Officials Association is offering “New Umpire Classes” Thursday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m., at Brunswick High School.
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Beach to Beacon online registration opens Sunday
Online registration for the 12th annual TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon 10K race will open at noon on March 15. Race organizers have expanded the field size to 6,000 participants this year – in increase of 500 runners – but expect spots to fill up even faster than last year’s record of 26 hours. Online registration is the only way to sign up for the race, which is scheduled for Aug. 1. The 2009 entry fee is $35. Registration for the Kids Fun Run will also open March 15, though this year it will be run the day before the 10K, on July 31.
FMI, beach2beacon.org.

Bruins alumni to face local hockey players
Former Boston Bruins will face local high school players Friday, April 3 at 7 p.m., at the Cumberland County Civic Center. The Portland Firefighters Union is encouraging local residents to show support by making a contribution.
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