SMAA names November Athletes of the Month

The SMCC athletic department and Liberty Mutual named Michael Burchill and Alisa Sweet its November Athletes of the Month. Burchill, a plumbing and heating major, leads the men’s basketball team with 23 3-pointers. He’s averaging 11.2 points per game. Sweet, a general studies major. has scored 14 points and added 12.3 rebounds per contest for the women’s hoops squad.

South Portland coaching opening

South Portland High School needs a junior varsity girls’ lacrosse coach for the 2010 season. FMI, 767-7705.

Yarmouth seeking assistant lax coach

Yarmouth High School is seeking an assistant varsity girls’ lacrosse coach for the 2010 season. FMI, 846-2329.

Cape, Scarborough runners named to Coaches’ cross country all-star team

Scarborough standout Nate Hathaway was named to the 2009 Maine Track and Cross Country Coaches’ Association boys’ all-star first team. Teammate Nick Morris was an honorable mention. Cape Elizabeth’s Emily Attwood was a first team girls’ selection. Teammate Rachel Nichols was an honorable mention.

Fourth-annual “Fix Cup” upcoming

The fourth-annual “Fix Cup” hockey tournament, featuring four local teams, honoring late broadcaster Frank Fixaris, will be held Saturday at the Portland Ice Arena. Biddeford and Thornton Academy meet at 11:30 a.m. Falmouth and Cape Elizabeth square off at 1:30 p.m. The consolation game starts at 5:30 p.m. The championship game is at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students. Proceeds go to a scholarship fund to benefit a student-athlete going on to college, likely in the communications field.