On Deck

Bangor Daily News
Posted Feb. 26, 2010, at 1:48 a.m.

BASEBALL
Pitching Clinics

At Brewer, WIN Athletic Training Center, pitching with Jon Perry, Saturdays, 9-10:30 a.m., $30 per session, call 561-9561, visit www.wintrainingcenter.com

Speed and Agility Training
At Brewer, WIN Athletic Training Center, speed and agility training on Tuesdays and Thursday, 5-6:30 p.m., $15 per session, call 561-9561, visit www.wintrainingcenter.com

Hitting/Catching Clinics
At Brewer, WIN Athletic Training Center, baseball hitting and catching clinics, ages 15-18 on Feb. 28 from 3-4 p.m. and 4-5 p.m., $15 per session, call 561-9561, visit www.wintrainingcenter.com

USM Clinics
At Gorham, 19th annual Pitching, Hitting and Defense Clinics at the University of Southern Maine, Feb. 27 in the Costello Fieldhouse, pitching and defense clinics 9 a.m.-noon and hitting 1-4 p.m., $30 for each session or $50 for full day, players 8-18 welcome, call Coach Flaherty at 780-5474

Sunday, Feb. 28
At Hampden, Hampden-Newburgh Little League annual meeting, from 6-8 p.m. in the community room at the Hampden Municipal Building, parents are welcome, any questions contact Dewey Martin at 862-4598

Umpire Clinics
At Presque Isle, Northern Maine Board of Approved Baseball Umpires clinic for new members, March 3 at Weiden Hall on UM-Presque Isle campus,  6 p.m., $40, contact Bill Casavant 768-9475 (days), 764-0810 (evening)

Blue Jays Exhibition Series
At Cooperstown, N.Y., Blue Jays Baseball Club exhibition series for high school varsities, spring 2010, also tournaments for 13, 14U, 15U, 16U and 18U, interested coaches contact Harvey Sandig at (631) 650-5759 or Cooperstown314@aol.com

Baseball Fantasy Trip
Eighth annual Baseball Fantasy Trip sponsored by Alfond Youth Center in Waterville, trip is July 28-Aug. 1, limited to 40 people, activities include: July 28, Arizona at Philadelphia; July 29, Atlanta at Washington; July 30, Arizona at Mets; July 31, Baseball Hall of Fame; Aug. 1, Detroit at Boston; $795 per person includes everything except supper, registration fee $195, contact Vaughn Clark at 873-0684 ext. 221

BASKETBALL
Adult pickup basketball

At Orono, Orono Rec adult pickup basketball, at middle school, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8-9:30 p.m.; fun, noncompetitive atmosphere, at least 10 people needed for a full-court game

Adult Coed Basketball
At Bangor, Parks and Recreation Center, adult coed basketball, Tuesdays and Wednes-days, 7:15-9 p.m., $2 per person, through March 23, not held on holidays, call 992-4490 or visit www.bangorparksandrec.com

Youth Tournaments
At Old Town, Old Town Orono YMCA Bob Messier Bas-ketball Tournaments, boys grades 7-8, Feb. 26-28; girls grades 7-8, March 5-7; girls grades 5-6, March 12-14; boys grades 5-6, March 19-21; $175 per team, 3 round-robin games plus top 6 advance to single-elimination bracket, contact Brian Pordon at 827-9622 or bpordonotoy@roadrunner.com

Carmel Youth Tournaments
At Carmel, Caravel Middle School, youth basketball tour-naments, boys grades 3-4 Feb. 26-28, girls grades 3-4 March 5-7, boys grades 7-8 March 26-28, others TBA, $175 per team, 3 games guaranteed, for more information contact Aaron Hawes at 356-4255 or email aaronhawes@carmelrec.com

Orono/Veazie Hoop Classic
At Orono, Orono/Veazie Hoop Classic youth travel bas-ketball tournament, Feb. 27-28 boys grades 5-8, March 6-7 girls grades 5-8, $175 per team, for more information contact Orono Parks and Rec at 866-5065

Sunday, Feb. 28
Youth Basketball of America for Girls state organizational meetings at Augusta Rec at 11 a.m. or Orono High School at 4 p.m., coaches, teams and players invited to attend, contact State Director Bill Libby at 866-4124 or libbyb@wightssportinggoods.com

March 5-7
At Woodland, Downeast Credit Union Downeast BB Classic, junior high school, grade 8 and lower, boys and girls, $90 per team or $160 for two teams, either round robin or double-elimination, contact Michael Boies at 427-6205 or woodrec@myfairpoint.ent

March 6-7
At Buckfield, MBR ‘Play On’ Series, girls and boys divisions in grades 5-11, $75 per game, one or two games in one day or three to four games in two days, visit www.mbrevents.org or contact Mark Leclerc at 592-9268, Mark@mbr.org

Calais Tournaments
At Calais, Calais Recreation Department tournaments for grades 5-6, 7-8, March 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, call John Rogers 214-8792

AAU tryouts
At Hermon, Black Bears North AAU tryouts, March 6-7, 16-under 12-1:30 p.m., 15-under 2-3:30, 14-under 3:30-5, 13-under 5:30 on Saturday and 12-2 (16U) Sunday, 2-4 (15U) and 4-6 (14U), visit blackbearnorth.com for more info.

5th-6th Grade Invitationals
At Glenburn, Glenburn Rec Dept. is accepting team registra-tions for 5th- and 6th-grade invitational basketball tournaments, boys March 6-7; girls March 13-14; no AAU or all-star teams, $175 fee, call Carey Besse at 945-3119

March 12-14
At Millinocket, Katahdin All-Star Hoop Classic Tournament, 5th- and 6th-grade teams, boys and girls divisions, played at Stearns Middle School and High School, four-game guaran-tee, $225 per team or $375 for boys and girls teams, space limited, call Cheryl at 723-6784 afternoons and evenings or email charmed@gwi.net

March 12-14 and 26-28
At Eastport, Shead High School Tournaments, boys and girls grades 5-6 on March 12-14, $75 per team; boys grades 7-8 on March 26-28, $100 per team, 3 guaranteed games, contact Coach Preston at 263-7068 or coach_preston@hotmail.com

March 13-14
At Dexter, 7-8th grade boys and girls round robin tournament at Dexter Regional High School, girls on March 13, boys on March 14, $125 entry fee, 3 games for each team, call Gayle Peirce at 379-3416 or 270-0857

March 13-14
At Glenburn, Glenburn Rec. Department invitational girls basketball tournament, grades 5-6, $175 per team, no AAU or all-star teams, for more information contact Glenburn Parks and Rec. Director Carey Besse at 945-3119

March 13-14
MBR Statewide Undergrad Tournament at Thomas College in Waterville, SMCC in South Portland and St. Joseph’s College in Standish, all high school age teams (less seniors) eligible; boys and girls brackets, open to first 24 teams per bracket, guaranteed 2 games with pool play, $160 per team, contact Mark@mbr.org or call 592-9268

Calais Tournaments
At Calais, Calais Recreation Department tournaments for grades 5-6, 7-8, March 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, call John Rogers 214-8792

March 19-21
At Woodland, Downeast Credit Union Downeast BB Classic, grade 6 and lower, boys and girls, $90 per team or $160 for two teams, either round-robin or double-elimination, contact Michael Boies at 427-6205 or woodrec@myfairpoint.ent

March 26-28
Morgan A. Parritt Memorial Round Robin, boys and girls grades 6-8, $125 entry fee, travel and school teams welcome, for more information contact Wayne Newenham at 266-9279 or at wnewenham@rsu24.org

CHEERLEADING
State Youth Championships

At Bangor, Bangor Audito-rium, State Youth Cheerleading Championships, March 6, registration packets available by emailing calais-rec@midmaine.com

FOOTBALL
Eastern Footba

ll League
Eastern Football League is seeking business/football-minded individuals to organize a team in the Bangor area for the 2010 season, serious individuals only, full-contact football, ages 18 and up, AAA-level league with a new A-level division, maximum 60 players on AAA team, 30 players on A-level team, games begin in July for AAA, August for A; contact Peter Vorias at 229-9950, Bob Kalinyak at 15-8921, Peter O’Kane at 617-922-3275 or Derek Wright at 617-438-1440

HOCKEY
Women’s Hockey

At Bangor, Sawyer Arena, Stick and Puck, Sundays 8:10-9:10 p.m., $10, helmet with cage, gloves, stick mandatory, contact Chris Henderson at 862-5506 or Lynn Caron at 947-4851.

ROAD RACING
Saturday, March 27

At Lamoine, The Flattop 5K, commemorates Bill Pinkham, starts at Lamoine School, Kids Mile, 9:30 a.m.; 5K, 10 a.m.; $1 entry for Kids Run, $15 for 5K; first event in Eden Athletics-Jack Russell’s Steakhouse Point Series; contact Robin Emery (667-9219) or Tom Kirby (667-9771)

SKIING
Cross Country Skiing
At Winterport and Hampden, cross country skiing pro-gram, ages 6-16, $20 per person, Monday and Thursday after-noons in Winterport, Wednes-days in Hampden, contact Emily at 223-4791

Friday, Feb. 26
At Presque Isle, NHSC Full Moon Potluck at Nordic Heritage Center, ski and snowshoe trails by moonlight, enjoy food and conversation at the lodge, bring food and drink, call 762-6972 or info@nordicheritagecenter.org

Saturday, Feb. 27
At Limestone, C-Me-Ski event at Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge, Aroostook Cup Series No. 6, contact Norman Page at 325-4603 or email nlpage@ainop.com

Feb. 26-28
At Rumford, Black Mountain of Maine Winterfest, $10 lift tickets of Friday, 3-9 p.m.; dog sled rides, guided cross country tours and fireworks on Saturday; free ski and snowboard lessons, sleigh rides, chili cook off on Sunday, call 364-8977 or www.skiblackmountain.org

Sunday, March 14
At Presque Isle, Himie Towle Memorial Race, sprint, 7.5K freestyle, Aroostook Cup Series No. 4, at Nordic Heritage Center, contact Tom Towle at 472-3882 or email ttowle@fortfairfield.org

SOCCER
Co-ed Indoor League

At Fort Kent, Co-ed Indoor Soccer Season for students in grades 5-8 at Fort Kent Community High School gym, $15 per student, weeknights between 6-8:30 p.m., registration forms  available through the schools and at the Fort Kent Recreation office, registrations due by Wednesday, March 3, call 834-3730

Officials Clinic
At New Sweden, Northern Maine Board of Approved Soccer Officials clinic at New Sweden Elementary School, led by Bob Stedt, first meeting on March 15 at 6:30 p.m., must be 18 or older, $35 fee, call Bob Stedt at 896-5501, 540-2500 or email rstedt@maine.rr.com

SOFTBALL
Hitting/Fielding Clinics

At Brewer, WIN Athletic Training Center, softball hitting and fielding clinics, little league and middle school ages on Mondays, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; high school ages on Sundays, 5-7 p.m., $15 per session, call 561-9561, visit www.wintrainingcenter.com

Softball Winter Clinics
At Orono, University of Maine softball winter clinics, Sundays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., grades 5-12, $15 for one session, $25 for two, $30 for three, for more information contact Linda Cap-puccio at 581-2267 or Linnea Utecht at 581-4509

Feb. 27-28
At Brooksville, softball tournament starts 8 a.m. each day at Brooksville Athletic Field, only two openings left for team, fundraiser for Brooksville Elementary School trip to watch Iditarod Sled Dog Race

TRACK AND FIELD
Sunday, Feb. 28

At Orono, Maine USATF Youth/Open/Masters Indoor Championship Meet at University of Maine in the Memorial Gymnasium, check-in at 8:30 a.m. with entries closing at 10 a.m.; field events at 11 a.m., track events at 11:30 a.m.; www.meusatf.org, call Christine Lipsky at 234-2455

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