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On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 20



Hitting League Membership

At UMaine, Orono, at Paul J. Mitchell Batting Pavilion, Hitting League Membership, all levels, session 1 Oct. 1 to Dec. 29, session 2 Jan. 1-March 31, Mondays and Tuesdays (6:30-9:30 p.m.), Saturdays (8 a.m. to 1 p.m.), $400 for each session or $750 for both, for info, contact UMaine assistant baseball coach Ryan Forest 581-1096 or ryan.forrest@umit.maine.edu

Sunday, Oct. 14

At UMaine, Orono, University of Maine baseball’s Prospect Camp, open to ages 15-18, camp is designed for the serious college/professional baseball prospects, campers should bring spikes, glove and bat, catchers need to bring their own gear, for more info contact the baseball office 581-1096 or email: ryan.forrest@umit.maine.edu

Oct. 5-7

At UMaine, Orono, UMaine’s third annual Fantasy Baseball Camp at Mahaney Diamond, includes three days of games, all uniforms, gear and meals for the weekend, a ticket to UMaine Hockey game on Oct.6, for more info contact the baseball office 581-1096 or email: ryan.forrest@umit.maine.edu


Sept. 30, Oct. 7

At Auburn, Central Maine Community College’s point guard basketball clinic, Sept. 30 middle school girls (9 a.m. to noon) and boys (1-4 p.m.); Oct. 7 high school girls (9 a.m. to noon) and boys (1-4 p.m.); preregistration $50; for info, contact dgonyea@cmcc.edu or amorong@cmcc.edu; or call 207-755-5251

Sunday, Oct. 14

At Auburn, Central Maine Community College’s big man’s basketball camp, middle school girls 9-11 a.m., middle school boys 11 a.m.-1 p.m., high school girls 2-4 p.m., high school boys 4-6 p.m., preregistration $30; for info, contact dgonyea@cmcc.edu or amorong@cmcc.edu; or call 207-755-5251

Sunday, Oct. 21

At Auburn, Central Maine Community College’s, several college and high school coaches will be presenting, $35 registration; for info, contact dgonyea@cmcc.edu or amorong@cmcc.edu; or call 207-755-525

Skill Development

At Old Town, at Leonard Middle School, Fall Basketball Skill Development, five weekly sessions begin Oct. 8, 6-8 p.m., offensive/defensive skill development, shooting improvement, physical conditioning and strength development; for info, contact Brian McDormand 290-7641 bmac195554@msn.com

Officiating School

At Presque Isle, 7-9 p.m., Oct. 1, at Presque Isle High School, Officiating School for New Officials, $40 fee, for info contact Harry Orser 207-425-4451 or visit www.iaabo150.org


Monday, Oct. 1

At Orono, Penobscot Valley Country Club, 2nd annual EMCC Foundation Golf Tournament, scramble, 12:30 p.m. shotgun start, $125 per person, $500 for four-person team, followed by barbecue dinner, for info visit www.EMCCGolf.kintera.org


Saturday, Sept. 22

At Ellsworth, Be A Friend In Action 5K, 9 a.m. start at Ellsworth High school, out-and-back course features the Ellsworth Falls Rail Trail; to benefit Friends In action.

At Orono, second annual Black Bear Attack Adventure Race, at the University of Maine New Balance Student Fitness and Recreation Center, waves of runners will start at 10 am., the race is about 5K with obstacles, for registration and more information visit:umaine.edu/aod/black-bear-attack/

Saturday, Sept. 29

At Augusta, Rachel’s 5K Run and Kids 1K Fun Run, at Capitol Park, registration begins at 8 a.m., 9 a.m. start for 5K walk or run, 10 a.m. start for 1K fun run, $20 entry fee for 5K, $5 for fun run; race is a benefit to race funds and awareness about keeping toxic chemicals out of Maine’s environment.

Saturday, Sept. 30

At Blue Hill, Great Pumpkin 4K Road Race, registration 9-10 a.m. at Tradewinds Market parking lot, race begins at 10:30 a.m., $6 entry for students, $10 for adults; for info contact Chuck Lawrence, 374-5137

Sunday, Oct. 7

At South Portland, South Portland Land Trust and the SP Historical Society’s 1st Annual Bug Light 5K Run/Walk, 9 a.m., proceeds to support park, trail and historical preservation projects throughout the City of South Portland; course leads from Bug Light Park to the Spring Point Shoreway through the historic Willard Neighborhood to Willard Square and then back to the Park via the Greenbelt Walkway; register online now at www.buglight5k.com, pre-registration $15, T-shirt if by Sept. 16, race-day registration $20; Jon Dore 207-767-8257 or visit www.BugLight5K.com or contact the SPLT at sopolandtrust@gmail.com.

Saturday, Oct., 13

At Hampden, Tracks for Teachers 5-K Fun Run, also 1-mile walk, registration 8:30 a.m., race at 9 a.m., for registration, visit website: www.msad22foundation.org or email info@msad22foundation.org; rae benefits local teachers grant fund

Saturday Oct. 13

At Bangor, Harvest 5K and Fun Run to benefit All Saints Catholic School, registration 8 a.m., fun run 9 a.m., 5K 10 a.m., $15 fee, both races on the trails of Dorthea Dix Park off

Mount Hope Avenue; register online at www.harvestrun.myevent.com or contact


Sunday, Oct. 21

At Augusta, Bond Brook Tread Fest at Bond Brook Recreation Center, 10- and 5-mile races, 9:30 a.m., also mountain bike races of 6, 12 and 18 miles at noon, for info email karengross57@yahoo.com, call 207-485-1131

Sunday, Nov. 4

At Penobscot Nation, Community Building, Indian Island, 4th Annual Ralph K. Thomas 8K Run, race-day registration 8-9:15 a.m., race starts 10 a.m., preregistration $12, $15 on race day, $10 and $12 for children up to age 10, proceeds to benefit Diabetes Prevention & Awareness, for info contact Robert.Bryant@penobscotnation.org or 817-7358; or Dee.Love@penobscotnation.org or 817-7301


Sunday, Sept. 30

At Orono, University of Maine, fourth annual Cub Tracks Youth Triathlon, 1 p.m. start, mandatory pre-race meeting noon; a competitive, yet friendly, event for children ages 7 to 13; $20 per child, each participant must be accompanied by an adult; parents or guardians are expected to stay onsite during the race; register by visiting cubtracks.emmc.org; preregistration required; no race-day registration; for info call 973-4600

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