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Posted Feb. 25, 2011, at 1:42 a.m.
Last modified Feb. 25, 2011, at 8:01 a.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

Speed and agility training

At Brewer, WIN Training Center, speed and agility training for baseball and softball players, all ages, every Monday and Thursday, 6-7 p.m., $5 per session, contact 561-9561

Diamond Drills Clinics

At Brewer, Diamond Drills Pitching and Hitting Clinics, at WIN Indoor Training Center, pitching clinics Sundays from 1-2:30 p.m., hitting clinic times still to be determined, to schedule an appointment call 561-9561

USM Clinics

At Gorham, University of Southern Maine Pitching, Hitting and Defense clinics, Feb. 26, in Costello FieldHouse, ages 8-18, pitching and defense 9 a.m.-noon, hitting 1-4 p.m., $35 per session, $60 for full day, for more info contact Coach Flaherty at 780-5474

Sunday, Feb. 27

At Hampden, Hampden-Newburgh Little League annual meeting, at Hampden Municipal Building community room, 7 p.m., parents and volunteers welcome, call Dewey Martin at 862-4598

Wednesday, March 2

At Presque Isle, Northern Maine Board of Approved Baseball Umpires clinic for new members at Northern Maine Community College lecture hall, 6 p.m., $40 fee includes rule book, other classes on Tuesdays, March 8, 15, 22 and 29, call Bill Casavant at 764-0810

Bangor Coaches Clinic

At Bangor, parents, current and new coaches in baseball at Farm, Little or Junior League levels in Bangor are welcome to attend a free coaches clinic on Thursdays, March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 6-8 p.m., at Bangor High School’s Lecture Hall, each clinic date will feature two sessions, call David Morris at 945-9786

Spring Training Clinic

At Bangor, Bangor Comrades Baseball annual Spring Training Clinic for all Bangor youth Sunday afternoons, March 6, 13, 20 and 27; ages 7-12, noon-1:30 p.m.; ages 13-14, 2-4 p.m.; at Bangor High gym, bring own glove, bat, sneakers; no charge, call David Morris at 945-9786

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BASKETBALL

Ladies Open Gym

At Brewer, the Brewer Auditorium is open for Ladies Open Gym Basketball, Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., $2 per session, call 989-5199

Glenburn Youth Tournaments

At Glenburn, Glenburn Rec. Dept. youth tournaments, pool play with single-elimination round, $175 per team or $200 after deadline; girls grades 3-4, Feb. 26-27, deadline Feb. 5; girls grades 5-6, March 5-6, deadline Feb. 12; boys grades 5-6, March 12-13, deadline Feb. 19, call Carey Besse at 945-3119

Bronco Tournaments

At Hampden, Bronco Travel Basketball Club tournaments, boys Feb. 25-27; games 8 a.m. each day, $175 per team; grades 3-4 at Weatherbee School, four guaranteed games; grades 5-6 at Hampden Academy; grades 7-8 at Reeds Brook Middle School, call 862-6450

Bob Messier Tournament

At Old Town, Old Town-Orono YMCA Bob Messier Tournament, grade 3-4 boys Feb. 25-27, grade 7-8 girls March 4-6, grade 7-8 boys March 11-13, grade 5-6 boys March 18-20, grade 5-6 girls March 25-27, $175 per team, three round-robin games, for more information contact Brian Pordon at 827-9622 or email bpordonotoy@roadrunner.com

Feb. 26-27

At Hermon, Winter Hoopfest tournament presented by Black Bear North Basketball Club, boys and girls in grades 7-8, call Lance Cote at 478-3838 or Fritz Marseille at 356-1570, register at www.blackbearnorth.com

Orono-Veazie Hoop Classic

At Orono, Orono-Veazie Hoop Classic, grades 5-8, boys Feb. 26-27, girls March 5-6, pool play format, single-elimination tournament, guaranteed four games, for more info visit www.oronorec.com or contact Billy Shannon at 866-5065 or b.shannon.oronorec@gmail.com

Youth Tournaments

At Calais, openings available for four tournaments; boys grades 5-6 on March 5-6; boys grades 7-8 on March 19-20; girls grades 5-6 on April 2-3; girls grades 7-8 on March 26-27; $150 per team, for tournament packet, email calaisrec@calaismaine.org or call 214-8792

March 11-13

At Corinna, Mandi Foss Memorial Tournament, girls and boys grades 5-6, double elimination, $65 per team, call Suzie at 944-6560

March 13-15

At Woodland, Down East Credit Union Tournament, at Woodland High School, grades 8 and under, boys and girls division, $90 per team or $160 for two, round robin, call 427-6205 or email woodrec@myfairpoint.net

March 18-20

At Southwest Harbor, 19th Great Harbor House Shootout at Harbor House Community Service Center, double-elimination tournaments, 4 divisions, boys and girls grades 7-8 and grades 9-11; $225 fee, call Scott Phelps at 244-3713 or email scott@harborhousemdi.org

March 19-20

At Woodland, Down East Credit Union Tournament at Woodland High School, grades 6 and under, boys and girls division, $90 per team or $160 for two, round robin, call 427-6205 or email woodrec@myfairpoint.net

March 18-20 and 25-27

At Eastport, fourth annual Showdown on the Coast tournament at Shead High School, grades 7-8, $100 per team, 3 guaranteed games, girls March 18-20, boys March 25-27, email deanapreston@hotmail.com or call 263-7068

March 26-27

At East Sullivan, Sumner Boosters basketball tournament, boys and girls grades 6-8, round robin format, $150 entry fee, for more information contact Wayne Newenham at 460-4483 or wnewenham@rsu24.org 

Girls Tournaments

Youth Basketball of America Girls tourneys starting in March for grades 5-12, call state director Bill Libby at 866-4124 or email libbyb@wightssportinggoods.com, visit www.maineyboa.org

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CANOE RACING

Saturday, April 16

At Bangor, 45th Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race, pre-registrations accepted until 1 p.m., April 15, $20 per person or $40 per person on race day, visit www.bangorparksandrec.com or call 992-4490

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CHEERLEADING

Saturday, March 12

At Bangor, State Elementary/Junior High School Cheerleading Championships at Bangor Auditorium, $40 team fee, for a cheerleading packet, email calaisrec@calaismaine.org or call 214-8792

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GOLF

Golf Lessons 

At Brewer, Brewer Parks and Recreation Tee Time Tune-up golf lessons, start March 10, noon-1 p.m., running for four weeks, designed for players of all levels, instructed by PGA professional Mark Hall, residents $30, nonresidents $35, limited to first eight registered, call 989-5199

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MISCELLANEOUS

Wednesday Bird Walks

At Bar Harbor, bird walks every Wednesday through March 9 at College of the Atlantic’s George B. Dorr Museum, led by second-year student Anna Stunkel, dress for weather, bring binoculars, free, email astunkel@coa.edu

Thursday Tracking Walks

At Bar Harbor, tracking walks every Thursday through March 10 at College of the Atlantic’s George B. Dorr Museum, led by junior Matt Dickinson, dress for weather, free, email mdickinson@coa.edu

Youth Open Gym

At Bangor, Bangor Parks and Rec Sunday open gym, at Parks and Rec Center, grades K-5, noon-2 p.m., adult must be present, grades 6 and up, 2:30-4 p.m., free, call 992-4490 or visit www.bangorparksandrec.com

Co-ed Adult Open Gym

At Bangor, Bangor Parks and Recreation Co-Ed Adult Open Gym, at Parks and Rec Center, basketball Tuesdays 7:30-9:30 p.m., $2 per person per night, through March 23, for more info call 992-4490 or visit www.bangorparksandrec.com

Zumba Classes

At Bangor, Bangor Parks and Rec. Dept. Zumba classes Jan. 18-March 11, 8-week program, 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays; first half at Fairmount School, second at Parks and Rec. Center, Bangor residents $45, nonresidents $50 for all 16 classes, drop-ins welcome for $5 per class, register at www.bangorparksandrec.com or call 992-4490

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POWERLIFTING

Powerlifting Championships

At Brewer, Maine Games State Powerlifting Championships, March 26, Brewer Auditorium, open to the public, $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors, doors open at 8:30 a.m., for more information visit www.mainegames.org 

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ROAD RACING

Saturday, Feb. 26

At Portland, Longfellow February Frostbite 2.5K, 8 a.m. start at First Parish on Congress St., adults $10 through Feb. 14 or $15 after Feb. 14, kids $8 through Feb. 14 or $10 on race day, for more information contact Charles Kaufman at 232-8920 or director@longfellowchorus.com

Saturday, March 26

At Lamoine, the Flattop 5K, 10 a.m. start at the Lamoine School, $15 registration, for more information call Robin at 667-9219 or Tom at 667-9771

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ROLLER DERBY

Maine Roller Derby

At Portland, at Happy Wheels, Port Authorities vs. Garden State Rollergirls, March 12, 5-7:30 p.m., tickets $5, full schedule available at www.mainerollerderby.com

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SKATING

March 1-17

At Orono, Orono Parks and Recreation Learn to Skate Program at Alfond Arena, ages 4 and up, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Orono residents $60, nonresidents $70, visit www.oronorec.com or call 866-5065***

SKIING

Saturday, Feb. 26

At Carrabassett Valley, the Parent Support Organization of Carrabassett Valley Academy will hold its annual Big Raffle and Auction at the Sugarloaf Inn, drawing for $10,000 grand prize, tickets available at gocva.com/raffle, call Wendy at 237-4471 or email wdarienzzo@gocva.com

Discounted Sugarloaf Tickets

At Carrabassett Valley, Bangor Parks and Rec. Dept. offering discount lift tickets for Sugarloaf Mountain, March 5 only, adult ticket $45, young adult $35, minimum 20 participants required for rates to apply, call 992-4490 or visit www.bangorparksandrec.com

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SOFTBALL

March 6 & 12

At Gorham, University of Southern Maine clinics; grades 3-8 on March 6; grades 9-12 on March 12; focus on pitching and defense from 9-11:30 a.m.; hitting, bunting and base running from noon-3p.m., $30 for each session or $50 for full day, bring glove and sneakers, call coach Bonny Brown-Denico at 780-5519 or email bbdenico@usm.maine.edu

Umpiring Classes

At Bangor, Bangor Parks and Rec. with Maine ASA District 4 and Eastern Maine Softball Umpires Association will conduct classes starting March 6 at 6 p.m. at 647 Main Street, for all levels, call 992-4490 or visit www.bangorparksandrec.com

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TRIATHLON

Indoor Triathlon

At Bar Harbor, MDI YMCA Indoor Triathlon, open to all, participants have any day between now and April 11 to complete a half-mile swim, 9-mile bike in the fitness room and a 3-mile run or racewalk on the indoor track, enter as a team or individual, for more information contact Becky or Lisa at 288-3511 or fitness@mdiymca.org

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