SMCC baseball, softball playing for league titles

The Southern Maine Community College baseball and softball teams will host the Yankee Small College Conference championships this Saturday and Sunday. Baseball, seeded second, meets No. 3 Vermont Tech at 1 p.m. The winner faces the CMCC-Hesser College winner in the title game at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, softball, ranked first, meets No. 4 Vermont Tech at 1 p.m. If victorious, the Seawolves play either CMCC or Hesser in the championship game at 3 p.m.

SMCC hosting basketball showcase camp
Southern Maine Community College will host the second annual New England College Coaches’ Showcase Camp May 29 to 31. The camp is designed to give competitive high school players a chance to showcase their ability in front of college coaches.
FMI, 741-5927 or [email protected].

SMCC golf fundraiser
Southern Maine Community College is hosting its fifth annual athletic department and foundation fundraising golf tournament June 16 at Prouts Neck Country Club in Scarborough. Proceeds help the college’s continued effort to offer one of the best small college athletic programs in New England.

Women’s basketball league taking registration
The Hancock Lumber Women’s Summer Basketball League, hosted by Southern Maine Community college, is taking registration for the 2009 season. Games will be held Tuesday and Thursday nights from June 2 through July 9. Registration deadline is May 22.
FMI, Becky Roak, [email protected].

South Portland coaching vacancies
South Portland’s athletic department is seeking to fill three coaching positions. At the high school, a junior varsity boys’ soccer and a freshman football coach are needed. An assistant track and field coach at Memorial Middle School is also sought.
FMI, 767-7705.

Run for Hope upcoming
Run for Hope, a 5K run/walk to benefit Catherine McAuley High School in memory and honor of Jim and Maxine Pouravelis, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the high school.
FMI, 899-0981 or [email protected]

Sunday lacrosse clinics offered
Cheverus boys’ varsity lacrosse coach Deke Andrew and other top coaches from the area will be hosting weekly Sunday lacrosse clinics from June 7 through Aug. 9 at Deering High’s Memorial Field. The cost is $75 for five weeks or $150 for 10 weeks. The program is a mix of instruction and game play and is open to boys and girls entering grades 2 through 8 next fall.
FMI, [email protected].

SP Strikers registration
Registration for the fall travel season for the South Portland Strikers soccer team is May 21 from 6 to 8 p.m., at the South Portland Community Center. FMI, [email protected], or

Scarborough softball camp upcoming
The Big Hits Summer Softball Camp, sponsored by Scarborough Community Services, will be held in June and July at the Scarborough High School fields. Scarborough varsity coach Tom Griffin leads the lineup of coaches involved. Ages 6 through 8 go from June 29 to July 3 from 9 a.m., to 12 p.m. The cost is $100. Ages 8 through 12 attend the same dates from 9 a.m., to 3 p.m. The cost is $185. Ages 12 through 17 go from July 13 through 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $185. Scarborough residents will receive a $10 to $15 discount.
FMI, 730-4150, 885-0074 or [email protected].

SP Recreation offering taekwondo
South Portland Parks and Recreation will continue its popular taekwondo classes throughout the summer. Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m. The first session begins June 2 and goes until July 2. An additional session begins July 9 and ends Aug. 11 All classes are held at the South Portland Community Center. The cost is $30 per session.
FMI, 767-7650.