Waldron scholarship fund announced

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Carrabassett Valley Academy (CVA) today announced the establishment of a new scholarship fund to honor Joshua Waldron, who tragically passed away in January. The scholarship will help assure that bright and talented kids like Waldron have the opportunity to attend CVA to reach their athletic and academic goals.

The Waldron family and CVA have partnered with the Maine Community Foundation to manage and administer the endowed fund.

CVA will select the annual scholarship award recipient(s). When selecting a Josh Waldron Scholar-Athlete, the committee will give preference to younger freestyle skiers from Maine that show academic and athletic promise.

Ways to Give to the Joshua Waldron Scholarship Fund:

· Mail checks payable to CVA to Joshua Waldron Scholarship Fund, c/o CVA, 3197 Carrabassett Drive, Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947.

· Call 207-237-4471 to make a gift with Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

· For more information, or to make a gift of appreciated securities, contact Wendy Darienzzo at [email protected] or 207-237-4471.

Triple Crown race today

AUBURN — The second leg of the Alpine Triple Crown will be held at 5 p.m. today at Lost Valley ski area. This slalom race is open to all racers who were under 15 years of age on Jan. 1,. Prizes will be awarded in 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14 age categories. Registration is $15 and may take place until 4 p.m. The first leg of the Triple Crown was held Jan. 28 at Titcomb Mountain, and the final leg will be held next Friday, Feb. 11, at Mt. Abram. Overall Triple Crown winners will be awarded at the Mt. Abram event.

Baseball 14U AAU tryouts

TOPSHAM — The Southern Maine Outlaws 14U boys’ AAU baseball team will hold tryouts Fe. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Seacoast United Maine Indoor Arena (The Dome), 20 Atwood Rd. Cost is $20. Players must be 14 as of May 1, 2011. For more information, call 729-8444, option 1, or contact Mark Conley at [email protected], Rod Stevens at [email protected], or head coach Hal Brigham at [email protected]

USM baseball clinics

GORHAM — The University of Southern Maine baseball staff will hold its 21st annual Pitching, Hitting & Defense Clinics on Sunday, Feb. 20 and Saturday, Feb. 26 in the Costello Field House on the USM Gorham campus. The Pitching & Defense Clinics will be from 9 a.m. to noon, and the Hitting Clinics will be from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost of each session is $35, or the full day at $60. All proceeds help fund the Huskies’ annual spring trip. Players ages 8 to 18 are welcome. For more information, contact Coach Ed Flaherty at 780-5474.

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