On Deck: A Sports Calendar

Posted Sept. 15, 2011, at 11:43 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 16, 2011, at 1:09 a.m.

Baseball

Sunday, Oct. 2

At Gorham, 3rd annual Advanced Baseball Clinic, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at USM Baseball Stadium, conducted by University of Southern Maine baseball staff, for high school age players hoping to play college baseball, instruction in morning, games in afternoon, fee $75, limited to 60 players, contact coach Ed Flaherty at 207-780-5474.

Sunday, Oct. 9

At Orono, University of Maine Elite Prospect Camp, at Mahaney Diamond, designed for the serious college/professional baseball prospect, will concentrate on perfecting fundamentals, players will be exposed to coaches from UMaine and other colleges, session includes pro-style workout, instruction from UMaine coaches and players, open to players ages 15-18, cost $125, includes lunch and a T-shirt, for more info contact UMaine assistant coach Jason Spaulding at 207-581-1098 or jason.spaulding@umit.maine.edu, registration forms available at GoBlackBears.com.

Basketball

Saturday, Sept. 24

At Orono, free clinic, noon-1 p.m., for boys and girls grades 1-8, at The Pit in UMaine’s Memorial Gym, directed by UMaine women’s coach Richard Barron and men’s coach Ted Woodward, work on skills and receive guidance from Barron, Woodward and their staffs, also meet UMaine men’s and women’s teams and collect autographs, those planning to attend please contact women’s assistant coach Amy Vachon at amy.vachon@umit.maine.edu

Sunday, Sept. 25

At Auburn, Central Maine Community College, 15th annual Point Guard Basketball Camp, ages 12-17, girls 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., boys 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., $40 advance registration, $50 day-of registration, for more info contact David Gonyea at dgonyea@cmcc.edu or call 207-755-5251

EM Basketball League

At Hampden and Ellsworth, informational meetings for coaches and team managers, 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at Hampden Academy and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Moore Community Center, Ellsworth, more info on facebook at Eastern Maine Basketball League, or at www.embl.org or by calling Chris Caldwell 848-2484

EM Basketball Officials Class

At Hampden, Reeds Brook Middle School, Eastern Maine Board No. 111 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials offering class for prospective officials, open to anyone age 18 or older living in Hancock, Knox, Penobscot, Piscataquis and Waldo counties, runs Sundays, 6-9 p.m., starting Sept. 18, for seven weeks; written test to be administered on Nov. 7; required fee covers books, materials and testing; for more information contact Dave Ames at 789-5118 or damesref@tidewater.net

NM Basketball Officials Class

At Presque Isle, Presque Isle High School, Board No. 150 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials offering class for prospective officials, begins Oct. 3, 7-9 p.m., cost $40; contact Harry Orser at 207-425-4451 or iaabo150.org

Fall Basketball League

The Maine Hoops Amateur Basketball Club is announcing its 16th annual fall basketball league, regular-season play begins Oct. 8, playoffs start Nov. 5; boys and girls in fifth grade up to varsity invited, for more information visit ww.mainehoops.com or call 282-4005

Canoe racing

Sunday, Oct. 9

At Mount Desert, War Canoe Race, noon, 10:30 a.m. registration, contact Tammy Kelly at 667-3947 or email tammykwh20w@hotmail.com

Golf

Saturday, Sept. 17

At Guilford, 18-hole four-person scramble, 9 a.m. shotgun start at Piscataquis Golf Club, also charity golf ball drop at 2 p.m., both events to benefit Piscataquis Santa Project, teams can enter by calling the golf club at 876-3203, entry fee for members $20, nonmembers $30, for ball drop tickets $5 or five for $20, up to 1,000 balls available, for more info call the club or call Sheree Brown 974-2440

Sept. 17-18

Fourteenth Schoodic Scramble, at Grindstone Neck Golf Course in Winter Harbor and Blink Bonnie Golf Links in Sorrento, benefits Eleanor Widener Dixon Memorial Clinic, $85 per person, $340 per foursome, two-day tourney, call Maine Coast Memorial Hospital at 664-5337 or visit www.mainehospital.org

Monday, Sept. 19

At Orono, Penobscot Valley Country Club, Friends of Maine Women’s Basketball Golf Classic and Auction, 11 a.m. registration, 12:30 p.m. start, four-person scramble, $125 per person includes cart and dinner, $25 for just dinner and auction, for more information contact Tracy Guerrette at 581-1075 or email tracy.guerrette@umit.maine.edu

Saturday, Oct. 1

At Bucksport, 9th annual Bucksport Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, at Bucksport Golf Club, 18-hole foursome scramble, 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. shotgun start, $65 entry fee or $250 for team of four, entry fee must be paid in full by Sept. 23, for more info call the Chamber of Commerce at 207-469-6818 or email veronica@bucksportbaychamber.com

Hockey

Sunday, Sept. 25

At Ellsworth, Friends of Maine Hockey LobsterFest, at Union River Lobster Pot, 80 reservations will be accepted, $60 per person, contact Anne Britt at 667-5989 or Lisa Panepinto at 581-1106.

Road racing

Sunday, Sept. 18

At Bangor, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, 5K, 10 a.m. start at Bangor Waterfront, register at www.komenmaine.com or contact 262-7117

At Fort Kent, University of Maine-Fort Kent athletic department 5K, part of UMFK homecoming and Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce Scarecrow Festival events, race-day registration and number pickup 8 a.m., race 9 a.m., fee $15, for more info call Eric Werntgen 834-7828, online form at http://athletics.umfk.maine.edu/um5k/

Saturday, Sept. 24

At Newport, 3rd annual 5K road race/walk, 1-mile fun run for kids, race-day registration 8 a.m. at Newport Cultural Center, preregister at NCC or online at www.newportculturalcenter.org, fee $15 per person ($5 for kids under 12), $25 for family

Saturday, Oct. 8

At Caribou, Crow’s Nest Octoberfest 10K, starts and finishes at Crow’s Nest Restaurant parking lot, 10 a.m. start, race-day registration 9 a.m., $20 before Oct. 1, $25 thereafter, email october-fest10K@yahoo.com

Sunday, Oct. 16

At Brunswick, Phil Soule 5K “Phlail,” at Pickard Field complex, 11 a.m. start, 10 a.m. registration, $15, free for Bowdoin students, for a registration form visit athletics.bowdoin.edu or contact Nathan Alsobrook at nalsobro@bowdoin.edu

Sunday, Oct. 23

At Orono, University of Maine Black Bear 5K, part of Trade Winds Market Place/Sub 5 Track Club Road Race Series; $12 per person, first 80 receive T-shirt, checks payable to: University of Maine, mail entries to Thad Dwyer, Race Director, Hilltop Road Campus Recreation, The University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5747, preregistration deadline Oct. 21, 4 p.m., late registration and number pickup at All Purpose Room, Memorial Gym, 9:30-10:50 a.m.

Softball

Sunday, Oct. 2

At Bangor, Maine USSSA Coed Fall State Tournament, Union Street fields, teams of 6 men, 4 women, double elimination, first 12 teams taken, $250 per team, contact Matt Aspelund at 215-6317

Triathlon

Sunday, Sept. 25

At Orono, University of Maine Black Bear Triathlon, 600-yard swim, 12.5-mile bike, 3.1-mile run, 9 a.m. start, $20 individual/$40 team for non-UMaine participants, $15/$30 for UMaine, limit 60 entrants; preregistration required, forms must be received at Campus Recreation office, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5797; packet pickup at Wallace Pool, 7:30-8:45 a.m. on race day; contact UMaine Campus Recreation at 581-1234

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