The Maine Baseball Hall of Fame seeks nominations for its 2012 class of inductees. The organization honors players, coaches, umpires, organizers and benefactors from across the state who have achieved prominence in or have made valuable contributions to baseball in Maine. Nominations, which should include a resume or supporting documentation, should be sent to Maine Baseball Hall of Fame, P.O. Box 1062, Yarmouth, ME 04096 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for nominations is March 1 and the induction ceremony is scheduled for Aug. 5, 2012.
UMaine Spring Training Camp
At Orono, Mahaney Dome, University of Maine, UMaine Spring Training Baseball Camp, Feb. 20-24, 9 a.m.-noon, open to players ages 8-17; instruction to focus on fundamentals including pitching, baserunning, outfield play and infield play; sessions include registration, 9 a.m.; throwing progression, 9:30 a.m.; position play, 9:45 a.m.; hitting stations, 11 a.m.; closing remarks, noon; cost is $100, registration form available at GoBlackBears.com; for information contact UMaine assistant coach Jason Spaulding at 207-581-1098 or via email at email@example.com.
Hampden Newburgh LL meeting
At Hampden Town Office community room, Sunday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m., all board members, volunteers and parents are welcome to attend; will discuss upcoming season, elect new members if necessary; those with children ages 7-17 interested in baseball and softball are encouraged to attend.
At Presque Isle, Northern Maine Board of Approved Baseball Umpires clinic, Feb. 28, 5:30 p.m., at Northern Maine CC’s room 108, completion of clinic enables candidate to begin umpiring this spring, must be age 18 by May 1, 2012, course is $35, contact board clinician Bill Casavant, 764-0810 or 551-5778.
At Gorham, the University of Southern Maine baseball staff’s 20th Annual Pitching, Hitting & Defense Clinics on Sunday, Feb. 19 and Saturday, Feb. 25 in the Costello Fieldhouse; pitching and defense 9 a.m. to noon; hitting 1-4 p.m.; each session $30 or full day $50; funds team’s spring trip; players ages 8-18 welcome; contact coach Ed Flaherty 780-5474.
At Presque Isle, UMPI baseball team’s clinic at Wieden Gym, March 9-11; $35 for one session, $65 for two, $85 for three; focus is on fundamental skills; March 9 (6-9 p.m.); March 10 (1-5 p.m.); March 11 (1-5 p.m.); registration form at owls.umpi.edu/baseball/camps-clinics; contact coach Leo Saucier at 768-9421 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Calais Rec. Department’s travel team tourneys, $160 per tourney, 5th/6th Girls March 3-4, 7th/8th Girls March 17-18, 7th/8th Boys March 24-25, 5th/6th Boys March 31-April 1, for info or to register a team, contact the Calais Rec. Department at 454-2761 or email@example.com
OT-O men’s league
At Old Town, Feb. 12-April 8, ages 18-up, eight-week season followed by single-elimination playoffs, $500 per team, for registration info contact Brian Pordon at 827-9622 or firstname.lastname@example.org
At Orono, 5th-6th and 7th-8th grade tournament Feb. 25-26, pool play plus single-elimination playoff, each team guaranteed four games, for more info or to register a team, visit www.oronorec.com and download a registration packet, or contact Billy Shannon, youth sports coordinator at Orono Parks & Recreation at 866-5065 or by email at email@example.com
At Orono, 5th-6th & 7th-8th grade tournament March 3-4, pool play plus single-elimination playoff, each team guaranteed four games, for more info or to register a team, visit www.oronorec.com and download a registration packet, or contact Billy Shannon, youth sports coordinator at Orono Parks & Recreation at 866-5065 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
At Old Town-Orono YMCA, grades 3-4 (girls Feb. 17-19, boys Feb. 24-26); grades 5-6 (girls March 23-25, boys March 16-18); grades 7-8 (girls March 2-4, boys March 9-11); $200 per team, contact Brian Pordon, 827-9622 or e-mail email@example.com
Tourney for grades 8U
At Baileyville and Woodland; Down East Credit Union Basketball Tourney; March 9-11 for grades 8 and under, male and female divisions; format depends on number of teams entered; $110 per team or $190 for two teams from same school; no AAU or all-star teams; contact Woodland Rec. Dept. 427-6205 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tourney for grades 6U
At Baileyville, Woodland; Down East Credit Union Basketball Tourney; March 23-25; for grades 6 and under, male and female divisions; for Gr. 6 & down teams; 2 divisions (male / female); format depends on number of teams entered; $110 per team or $190 for two teams from same school; no AAU or all-star teams; contact Woodland Rec. Dept. 427-6205 or email@example.com
At East Sullivan, Sumner Junior High Basketball Round Robin, $150 entry fee, six boys teams, six girls teams, registration deadline march 16, contact Wayne Newenham @ 460-4483 or Jimmy Malloy 266-5940
At Bangor Auditorium, 16th Maine State JHS/Elementary Cheering Championships, March 10,; open to all school and recreation department teams with different classes and divisions based on grade and ability; fee is $40 per team; for info or to register a team, contact the Calais Rec. Department at 454-2761 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Indoor Golf Net
At Brewer, Brewer Parks and Recreation indoor golf driving net available for rental, open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekly with Sunday afternoon rentals available, $2 per half hour, tee times can be reserved by contacting Brewer Parks and Recreation at 989-5199
At Brewer, Tee Time Tuneup lessons, at Brewer Auditorium, begin March 8, two slots available: noon-1 p.m. and 1:15-2:15 p.m., four weeks, all ability levels, instructor pro Mark Hall, residents $30, nonresidents $35, class limited to first eight for each slot, contact Brewer Parks and Recreation at 989-5199
Adult stick and puck
At Sawyer Arena, Bangor, Bangor Parks and Recreation Department’s Adult Lunch Time Stick and Puck time, Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:20 a.m. to 12:20 p.m, $3 a person per day, full-faced helmet is required, for info, go to www.BangorParksandRec.com or call Sawyer Arena at 947-0071.
Women’s Rec Hockey
At Bangor, Sawyer Arena, Sundays, new time of 8:10 to 9:10 p.m. on Jan. 15, 22, 29, and Feb. 5, stick ‘n puck, $10 fee, contact Lynn Caron 947-4851 or Chris Henderson 862-5506
At Bangor, free skills clinics, at James F. Doughty School on Fifth Street, Feb. 14-15, 5-7 p.m., boys and girls grades 3-8 (and grade 9 if not 15 on or before Aug. 1, 2011), conducted by Eastern Maine Youth Lacrosse, can register for upcoming season, for more info contact Gayle Middleton at email@example.com
At Gorham, University of Southern Maine softball team’s clinics, March 4, 17; March 4 for grades 3-8, pitching and defense, 9-11:30 a.m., offensive clinic, 12:30-3 p.m.; same format on March 17 for grades 9-12; $30 preregistration for each session or $50 for day; $35 and $60 for registration on the day; contact USM coach Bonny Brown Denico at (207) 780-5519 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Katahdin Area Racing Schedule
At Medway, East Branch Sno Rovers Club, Katahdin Area Snowmobile Racing Affiliates races, Northeast Winter Nationals, Maine State Championship, Feb. 18-19: Feb. 18, registration and tech opens 7 a.m., registration closes 10 a.m., qualifying begins 11 a.m.; Feb. 19, drivers’ meeting 9:30 a.m., racing starts 10 a.m.; call 207-746-5058 or email email@example.com
Tourney for autism
At Bangor, Union Street Complex, Snow Softball Tournament For Autism, Feb. 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., co-ed, fundraiser for the Autism Society of Maine, for more information visit www.asmonline.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
At Auburn, on Feb. 11, Maine Softball Coaches Association and Frozen Ropes coaches clinic, at Hilton Garden Inn, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., will cover hitting, catching, pitching, conditioning and new rules for high school softball, $40 for MSCA members, $50 for nonmembers, registration at door add $10, for more info go to www.mainesoftball.org or contact David Billings at 459-7111 or email@example.com
At Brewer, pickup volleyball Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m.-noon, Wednesdays 7-9 p.m., at Brewer Auditorium, $2 per day attended, for more info call Parks and Rec at 989-5199