On Deck (updated Aug. 20, 2010)

Posted Aug. 20, 2010, at 12:53 a.m.
Last modified Sept. 16, 2010, at 10:41 p.m.

BASEBALL

Hitting/Fielding Clinics

At Brewer, WIN Athletic Training Center, youth baseball hitting and fielding clinics Sundays, 3-4 p.m. for hitting, 4-5 p.m. for fielding, $15 per session, call 561-9561, visit www.wintrainingcenter.com

    Belfast Merchants

At Belfast, the Belfast Merchants seek baseball games, will take on all challengers, call 338-3236 or 505-5933

CANOE RACING

Saturday, Aug. 21

At Verona, Tour di Verona, at Verona Island boat launch, flat water, 11 miles, registration 10:30 a.m. noon start, $10 per paddler, call Earl Baldwin Jr. at 825-4439

    Saturday, Sept. 11

At Brewer, Ebb Tide Marathon, flat water, 11 miles, registration at 10:30 a.m. at Brewer boat launch, $10 per paddler, starts at noon, call Earl Baldwin Jr. at 825-4439

    Sunday, Oct. 10

At Bar Harbor, Long Pond, War Canoe Race, flat water, registration 10:30-11:30 a.m., $20 includes all-you-can-eat barbecue at Atlantic Brewing Co., noon start, call Tammy Kelly at 667-3947 or email tammykwh20w@hotmail.com

FOOTBALL

Orono Youth Football

At Orono, Orono Youth football accepting registrations, grades 3-4 flag only, grades 3-4 equipment and flag, grades 5-6 full contact, $30 for grades 1-2, $45 for grades 3-6, $70 family fee, for more information or to register contact the Rec Office at 866-5065 or www.oronorec.com

    Flag Football Tournament

At Bangor, Flag Football Tournament, Aug. 29 at 9 a.m., behind Downeast School, $100 per team, double elimination, for more info call Teddy at 947-1540

GOLF

Saturday, Aug. 21

At Orrington, Rocky Knoll Country Club, seventh annual golf tournament, 8 a.m. start, hosted by the Men’s Group of East Orrington Congregational Church, $60 includes 18 holes, cart and lunch, call Joe Simpson at 659-3465

    Saturday, Aug. 28

At Old Town, Hidden Meadows Golf Course, Hockey Boosters of John Bapst Memorial High School 5th annual tournament fundraiser, 8 a.m. shotgun start, rain or shine, 20-team limit, prizes, $250 per team or $65 per golfer, includes cart and lunch; hole sponsorships available, email Michelle Robertson at michelle04411@yahoo.com

    Sunday, Aug. 29

At Hermon, University of Maine Club Ice Hockey Golf Tournament, Hermon Meadow Golf Club, 8 a.m. check-in, 9 a.m. start, $65 per player or $260 per foursome, for more information contact Carey Gustanski at (805) 444-6534 or email at carey.gustanski@umit.maine.edu

    Monday, Aug. 30

At Orono, Penobscot Valley Country Club, Husson Eagles Athletic Department Golf Tourney, four-person scramble, $125 per golfer, contact, Janice Clark, 941-7026.

    Tuesday, Aug. 31

At Vassalboro, Natanis Golf Course, Dennis Allen Memorial Golf Classic, four-person scramble, 11 a.m. start, $85 per person, $300 per foursome, for more information call 564-4251 or allenclassic@mayohospital.com

    Wednesday, Sept. 8

At Poland Spring, Bryant Pond 4-H Camp Golf Classic, at Poland Spring Golf Club, 18-hole scramble, for more information or to register contact Bethany Pelletier at 665-2068 or visit www.umext.maine.edu/bryantpond

    Saturday, Sept. 11

At Brooks, seventh annual Future MSAD3 Tournament at Country View Golf Club, registration at 7 a.m., shotgun start at 8 a.m., rain or shine, $50 per person or $200 per team includes 18 holes, cart, breakfast lunch and prizes, registration fee due before Friday, Sept. 3, call Barrie Fernald at 948-2644 or Shirley Caler at 342-5993, hole sponsorships available

    Sunday, Sept. 19

At Hermon, Hermon Meadow Golf Club, Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum Awareness Association Tournament, 18-hole scramble, $50 per person or $100 per team includes contests, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., call Matt Schilmoeller at 478-4461 or email mshooka42@aol.com

MISCELLANEOUS

Twirling Classes

At Bangor, Central Maine Twirling Corps and the Bangor Parks and Rec. Dept. twirling program for ages 5-22 with classes being progressive, sign up Sept. 9, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Parks and Recreation Center at 647 Main Street, program runs Thursday nights, split by ability and experience level, beginners fee is $55 for Bangor residents, $60 for nonresidents, call Andrea Fletcher at 775-9079 or visit www.bangorparksandrec.com

    Learn to Play T-Ball

At Brewer, T-ball indoor league for ages 4-7, four-week program on Sundays starts Sept. 19 at WIN Athletic Training Center, 10-11:30 a.m., half-hour instruction/drills followed by a game, $75 fee, call 561-9561, visit www.wintrainingcenter.com

ROAD RACING

Sunday, Aug. 22

At Cape Ann, Mass., Run Gloucester! 7-mile road race, 8 a.m. start, register online for $35 until Aug. 20, race-day registration from 6-7:45 p.m. for $40, for more information or to register www.rungloucester.com

    Saturday, Aug. 28

At Houlton, Houlton Band of Maliseet Riverside Recreation Center, Maliseet 4-Miler, 9 a.m. start, 8 a.m. registration, $8, for more information contact Alissa Black at 532-2240

At Hampden, Warren Bishop Memorial Run, 2.8 miles on Hampden Academy cross country course or 1.5 mile fun run/walk, registration at 7:30 a.m. at Hampden Academy, race at 9 a.m., forms available at Hampden Acdemy, call Dick Balentine at 862-4562

    Sunday, Sept. 19

At Bangor, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K, 10 a.m. start, Bangor waterfront, 7:30-9:30 a.m. race day registration, to register call 262-7117 or visit www.komenmaine.org

    Saturday, Sept. 25

At Indian Island, Penobscot Nation Community Building, Ralph K. Thomas 8K, 8:30 a.m. start, 7 a.m. registration, $10 pre-registration, $12 race day, for more information contact Bob Bryant at 817-7358 or Dale Lolar at 817-7425

RUNNING

YMCA Running Course

At Bar Harbor, MDI YMCA summer running course to develop proper running skills, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m., contact Becky Carroll at 288-3511 or email wellness@mdiymca.org

SOCCER

Friday, Aug. 20

At Bangor, Bangor High field, 4th annual Bangor High girls soccer alumnae game, current varsity team against alumnae, 6 p.m., in memory of Bangor alum Danielle Marie Thompson (Class of 2003), admission free but donations go to Danielle Marie Thompson Scholarship Fund, which benefits soccer players, alumnae who wish to participate must register by Aug. 19, $20 includes a T-shirt and benefits scholarship fund, for more info, contact Pam Tweedie at 947-7245 or by email at Tweedie321@aol.com

    Fort Kent Co-ed League

At Fort Kent, Fort Kent Parks and Recreation Co-ed Soccer League, grades 3-6, registration forms have been sent out to schools for each student, registration deadline Thursday, Aug. 26, $15 for residents and $20 for nonresident players, teams will begin practicing first week of Sept., games scheduled shortly after, for more info contact the Recreation office at 834-3730


>    Bangor Fall Soccer

At Bangor, Bangor Parks and Rec. Dept. is accepting registrations for fall soccer program, for children in grades K-5, separate boys and girls team, grades K-1 co-ed, practice one day per week with games on Saturday mornings at Union St. Athletic Complex, Bangor residents $30, nonresidents $40, $10 late fee if registered after Sept. 6, register at www.bangorparksandrec.com or visit 647 Main Street, call 992-4490; coaches needed, call Tim at 992-4493 or email tim.baude@bangormaine.gov

    Orrington Youth Soccer

At Orrington, ORC youth soccer programs for children pre-K through 8th grade, registrations at the Center Drive School, open registrations Aug. 31 from 6-7:30 p.m., Sept. 2 from 6-7:30 p.m. and Sept. 4 from 9-11 a.m., $15 per child, $30 per family, games begin mid-September, for more info contact Shawn Mott at 249-8504 or email orringtonrec@gmail.com

    Orono Youth Soccer

At Orono, youth soccer for grades K-6 starts Sept. 7 at Old Town-Orono YMCA, registration now open, contact Brian Pordon at 827-9622 or bpordonotoy@roadrunner.com

SOFTBALL

Hitting/Fielding Clinics

At Brewer, WIN Athletic Training Center, youth softball hitting and fielding clinics Sundays, 5-6 p.m. for hitting and 6-7 p.m. for fielding, $15 per session, call 561-9561, visit www.wintrainingcenter.com

    Fall Co-ed League

At Bangor, fall co-ed league team signup, 6 men, 4 women, entry deadline Aug. 20, Saturday night doubleheaders starting Aug. 28, $325 per team, contact Matt 215-6317

    Saturday, Aug. 21

At Bangor, Union Street Field, Aspelund Coed Softball Tourney, $160, seven men and three women, limit of 14 teams, contact Matt Aspelund 215-6317

    Saturday, Sept. 18

At Milford, Old Town Orono YMCA adult co-ed softball tourney at Lewis Libby School, $140 per team, call Brian Pordon at 827-9622 or email bpordonotoy@roadrunner.com

    Aug. 22

Frozen Ropes tryouts

At Scarborough, tryouts for the junior Black Bear 12-under, 14-U, 16-U and 18-U travel teams, 12-U and 14-U tryouts at 9 a.m.; 14-U at 11:30 a.m., 18-U at 1:30 p.m., at Springbrook Park, program overseen by Lynn Coutts, call 878-2600 to register or visit www.frozenropes.com/portland for more information.

    Aug. 28-29

At Augusta, 10-man modified pitch softball tournament, on Augusta fields, ASA rules apply, $150, Aug. 19 entry deadline, contact Tim at 314-9857 or t_rod65@yahoo.com

    Sept. 4-5

At Augusta, Augusta Labor Day Classic softball tournament, on Augusta fields, ASA rules apply, open to class D teams only, $150, Aug. 26 entry deadline, contact Tim at 314-9857 or t_rod65@yahoo.com

SWIMMING

Drop In Swim Lessons

At Bar Harbor, MDI YMCA drop in swimming lessons, for adults or children, $10 for half-hour lesson, Fridays 9-9:30 a.m. or 9:30-10 a.m., for more info contact Mark Schoon at 288-3511 or email aquatics@mdiymca.org

TENNIS

40/15 Youth Clinics

At Deer Isle and Blue Hill, 40/15 Tennis Youth Clinics, two separate programs available in Deer Isle and Blue Hill, for more info contact Kristin Eberdt (Deer Isle) at 367-5858, Mark Messer (Blue Hill) at 348-6428 or John Ruger (Blue Hill) at 374-2154

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