2013-04-26 / Community

Little League to open with fanfare

The South Portland National Little League will hold its opening day ceremonies at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Little League fields on Pine Street.

The festivities will include the introduction of the league’s teams and coaches. About 250 boys and girls from ages 5 to 14 are participating in baseball and softball leagues.

The ceremonies will recognize the South Portland High School boys basketball team, which played in the class championship game, and coach Phil Conley, who will throw the ceremonial first pitch. The festivities will also include Slugger, the Portland Sea Dogs’ mascot, and a South Portland Color Guard.

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