SMCC men ranked first for national tourney

The Southern Maine Community College men’s basketball team took the top seed into the Division II national championship tournament, which began Thursday. The Seawolves faced either Warren Wilson or PSU-Mont Alto in the quarterfinals. Play continues Friday with the semifinals and the championship game is Saturday. The SMCC women were ranked sixth and faced Penn State-Lehigh Valley in the quarterfinals Thursday.

South Portland coaching openings

South Portland has several coaching openings, including middle school girls’ lacrosse, middle school softball, varsity volleyball and junior varsity volleyball. FMI, 767-7705 or [email protected].

Maine Baseball Hall of Fame seeking nominations

The Maine Baseball Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for 2015 induction. The Hall honors players, coaches, umpires, organizers and benefactors from all corners of the state. Submit nominations by March 30 to:
Maine Baseball Hall of Fame
PO Box 1062
Yarmouth, ME 04096
FMI, 846-3760 or [email protected]

Lacrosse officiating classes offered

The Maine Women’s Lacrosse Officials’ Association is offering new umpire classes for adults. Classes will be held at Thornton Academy and Brunswick High School on Monday nights through March 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. and at Falmouth High School on Thursday nights through March 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. New officials must attend a minimum of three classes to qualify for the 2015 season. All newly trained umpires will receive instructions on how to register with U.S. Lacrosse. The cost for the course is $45 and is non-refundable. FMI, 721-0708 or