Greely names new girls’ basketball coach

The Greely girls’ basketball program has a new coach, Joel Rogers, 54, who was an assistant with the Rangers in 2010-11 and a boys’ freshman coach at Portland last year, in addition to playing an integral role in creating the Falmouth volleyball program, becomes Greely’s third coach in three years and fourth in seven.

“Joel is a great communicator,” said Greely athletic director David Shapiro. “He’ll bring stability to the program. He knows the community well. He’s worked in a number of different programs. He’s very familiar with the conference. He has infectious knowledge and enthusiasm for the game.”

Freeport coaching openings

RSU5 has several winter and spring coach openings. At Freeport High School, vacancies include a boys’ basketball first team, an Alpine head coach, a Nordic head coach and a Nordic assistant. Freeport Middle School seeks an Alpine ski coach and two boys’ and two girls’ lacrosse coaches. Durham Community School has an opening for boys’ “B” basketball. FMI, [email protected].

Falmouth baseball/softball boosters hosting benefit yard sale

The Falmouth baseball and softball boosters are holding a yard sale to benefit both organizations Saturday, Oct. 27, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Falmouth American Legion Post on Depot Road.

207Lacrosse announces Halloween event, winter sessions

207Lacrosse will host the second annual Halloween Havoc, a free catered lacrosse extravaganza with multiple fields and a DJ, Sunday, Oct. 28, at Deering High School. Kids are encouraged to wear costumes. There will also be three winter sessions, the first in November-December, the second in January-February and the third in March-April. Sundays features’ K-6 skills at drills at 3 p.m., boys’ K-6 games at 4 p.m. and boys’ high school elite league from 5 to p.m. On Mondays, girls’ K-6 game time and skills is at 5 p.m. and the high school elite league runs from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at 5 p.m., boys’ grade 7-8 next level advanced skills program is offered. A grade 7-8 elite league for boys’ runs from 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, boys’ K-6 skills and drills runs at 5p.m., boys’ K-6 game time is held at 6 p.m. and men’s pick-up lacrosse ($10) is at 8 p.m. Thursdays, the girls’ 7-8 league runs from 6 to 8 p.m. FMI, 841-2453 or

St. Joe’s basketball shooting clinic upcoming

The St. Joseph’s College women’s basketball team, under the direction of coach Mike McDevitt, will conduct a shooting clinic for girls in grades 3-9 Sunday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fee is $35 in advance or $45 the day of the clinic. FMI, 893-6671 or [email protected].

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