May 25, 2018
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By Dave Barber, BDN Staff


Hitting League Membership

At UMaine, Orono, at Paul J. Mitchell Batting Pavilion, Hitting League Membership, all levels, 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

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:

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:


Sunday, Oct. 7

At Auburn, Central Maine Community College’s point guard basketball clinic, Oct. 7 high school girls (9 a.m. to noon) and boys (1-4 p.m.); preregistration $50; for info, contact or; 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 or; 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 or; or call 207-755-525

Skill Development

At Old Town, Fall Basketball Skill Development, weekly sessions in October, offensive/defensive skill development, shooting improvement, physical conditioning and strength development; for info, contact Brian McDormand 290-7641

Saturday, Nov. 3

At Gorham, University of Southern Maine men’s basketball team’s Huskies’ Shooting Clinic, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., open to boys grades 3-10, $45 preregistration, $50 on clinic day, for info, contact Karl Henrikson at

Sunday, Nov. 4

At Waterville, Colby College, 15th Maine Elite Girls Basketball Showcase, girls grades 9-12, $35 per player, college coaches will be in attendance, players must preregister, for info, contact Bill Libby, or 207-866-4124


Sunday, Oct. 7

At Bangor (Saxl Park) and Westbrook (Smiling Hill Farm), 2 p.m. race start, first in a series of Maine USATF cross country meets, 12:30 p.m. registration, 1 p.m. course walk, $4 registration, $15 USATF membership, runners 8 and under run 2K, 9-10, 11-12 run 3K, 13-14 run 4K, and 15 and older run 5K, for info contact Ron Kelly 745-4781 or


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, pre-registration $15, T-shirt if by Sept. 16, race-day registration $20; Jon Dore 207-767-8257 or visit or contact the SPLT at

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: or email; rae benefits local teachers grant fund

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 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, call 207-485-1131

Sunday, Oct. 28

At Orland, Wildlands Trail Run, noon, 7 miles, registration 10:30-11:30 a.m., at the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands as accessed through the South Gate entrance on Route 1 near the intersection of Route 176 in East Orland, for info contact Peter John Keeney, 207-288-3909 or to pre-entry

Saturday, Nov. 3

At Bangor, Make a Footprint 5K and fun run/walk, fun run at 9 a.m., 5K at 9:45 a.m., course winds through residential neighborhoods and starts in front of First Baptist Church on Center Street, benefits Kenya Mission team for “Kupenda for the Children.”

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 or 817-7358; or or 817-7301


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