Portland Nordic Ski Club members named to Maine J2 team

Five Portland Nordic Ski Club members have been chosen to represent Maine in the upcoming J2 championships in New Hampshire. Casco Bay’s Lizzie Landry, Deering’s Kuba Chandler and Portland’s Ben Allen, Abby Popenoe and Sadie Sarvis all qualified. The Maine team consists of the top 20 boys and top 20 girls born in 1995 and 1996.

SMCC men earn victories

The Southern Maine Community College men’s basketball team defeated host New Hampshire Technical Institute (80-65) and Eastern Maine CC (77-71) in recent action to improve to 15-11 overall and 8-3 in the Yankee Small College Conference. Coleman Findlay had 14 points versus NHTI, while Paul Holland and Josh Mackie both had 12, Matt Findlay 11 and Daniel Foster 10. Against EMCC, Mackie had 17 points, Coleman Findlay 15 and Foster 14.  The women lost at NHTI (64-59) and EMCC (62-56) to drop to 10-14 on the year (8-4 in conference). After hosting fierce rival Central Maine CC Tuesday, SMCC closes the regular season at home versus Berkeley College Saturday.

SMCC holding alumni basketball games

Southern Maine Community College will hold alumni games Saturday. The women play at 2 p.m. The men at 3 p.m. The current women’s team plays Berkeley College at 5 p.m. and the men face Berkeley at 7 p.m. At 9 p.m., there will be a postgame reception at Rivalries Sports Bar in Portland. FMI, 741-5927, 741-5928, [email protected] or [email protected].

Back Bay Lacrosse Club seeks coaches

Back Bay Lacrosse, a Portland-based youth lacrosse club, is seeking coaches for its 3rd-4th grade girls’ and boys’ teams and our 5th-6th grade girls’ team for the 2011 season. FMI, [email protected].

Portland Public Schools Middle School Lacrosse seeks coaches

Portland Public Schools has coaching openings for the boys’ and girls’ 7th-8th grade programs for the 2011 season. Coaching experience is necessary, lacrosse playing experience is preferred. FMI, [email protected].