GRAY – A single-elimination high school girls’ beach volleyball tournament is being held Wednesday, August 12, with teams and players from Biddeford, Cape Elizabeth, Falmouth, Gorham, Greely, Lewiston, Thornton Academy and Yarmouth competing. Matches will be determined in a best-of-three set.

Twenty-four teams started the popular summer league in early June, and the tournament caps off an exciting and competitive season of volleyball in the sand.

Each team has been seeded based on their league standing and results, ranked No. 1 through No. 24 and placed in one of two divisions. 

The tournament, which is being held on three sand volleyball courts constructed next to the Newbegin Gym at 22 Main Street in Gray, starts at 10 a.m. and concludes with the championship match at approximately 4 p.m. The event is open to the public and admission is free. The tournament is hosted by Hunts Hill Volleyball and the Gray Parks and Recreation Department. 

For more information, contact tournament director John Razsa at 657-3966.

REACH hosting benefit softball game
PARIS – The third annual Rape Education and Crisis Hotline benefit softball game between Norway, Paris and Oxford police and firefighters will be played Saturday, August 15 at Gouin Athletic Complex.
The game kicks off at 6 p.m. with a home run derby. Les Otten is scheduled to be guest commentator.
Police have won the first two contests. Tickets are $3, with no charge for spectators under 12. Tickets are available in advance at the fire and police departments, the Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce or the REACH office, or at the gate on game day. Rain date is August 22.


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