Showcase League to hold tryouts

Posted July 22, 2011, at 3:42 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — The Showcase League, a wood bat fall baseball league for high school level prospective college athletes, will hold a tryout at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Hadlock Field in Portland.

Interested players should register directly at or contact Shawn Manfredo at or David Desmond at

St. Joseph’s College to hold open house

STANDISH, Maine — Saint Joseph’s College of Maine will host “Summer Day,” an open house for prospective high school students and families, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at the lakeside campus in southern Maine.

The day will feature a campus tour, lunch and information sessions on admissions, financial aid, student life and academics.

Saint Joseph’s, a liberal arts college founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1912, offers more than 30 majors and programs at its campus in Standish. For information, call 800-338-7057.