Ramsdell wins Libby award

Damian Ramsdell of Scarborough is winner of Libby-Mitchell Legion Baseball offseason baseball dedication award, named after coach Richard C. Libby Jr. Since 1996, the award as gone annually to the player who demonstrates the most dedication and hard work in the winter skills program, which is designed to improve player throwing skills.

Nominations sought for Scarborough baseball awards

Nominations are being accepted for the annual Phil Martin Youth Baseball and Peter Walsh Sr. Scarborough Youth Baseball Coaching awards.

The youth award, named after former longtime Scarborough High School varsity baseball coach Phil Martin, seek to recognize kids who are dedicated to the game of baseball, their teammates and team, and show the type of qualities that Coach Martin has brought to the game his entire life. A winner is chosen for the seventh-grade team, the eighth-grade team, and the development team.

Nominations should include a letter listing the player being nominated, and note some anecdotes that show that the player is dedicated to the game, loyal to his team and teammates, and respectful to umpires and opposing coaches.

The coaching award, named after the late Scarborough businessman and sports benefactor Peter Walsh Sr., seeks to recognize the youth baseball coach who does the most for boys and girls in Scarborough in the game of baseball and does not just get involved to help his or her own child.

Inlcude in the nomination the name of the person you are nominating, what league or team they coach, and include some anecdotes about how they selflessly serve the kids of Scarborough.

The nominations should be sent to Warren at: P.O. Box 1, Scarborough, ME 04070, or emailed to [email protected]

Nominations cease May 30. Selections will be made by the committee the first week of June. Winner names will be inscribed on the wall plaque that is on display at the Libby-Mitchell American Legion Post 76 legion hall.

For information, contact Warren at 883-4167.

Cape soccer club registration open

Registration for the Cape Elizabeth Soccer Club junior soccer program will be open starting Wednesday, April 11, and will be closed starting Thursday, May 3.

Assessments will be held in late May, most likely starting the weekend of May 19; organizers are finalizing those plans this week and will post updated assessment information soon on the website capeelizabethsoccerclub.org. Maine Premier Soccer will be running the assessments and forming the teams this year. The club expects to announce teams sometime in mid-June.

There are camp and tournament opportunities this summer that will be posted to the calendar on the website. Practices for the 2012 fall season will begin around Aug. 13 for most teams, and teams will be encouraged to play in the Labor Day tournament in Cumberland.

For more information, email [email protected]


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