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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 ryan.forrest@umit.maine.edu


CM Travel Basketball

At Waterville, Alfond Youth Center, coaches informational meeting for Central Maine 7-8 Girls and Boys Travel league, Sunday, Nov. 11, 4 p.m., for info, contact league commissioner Cleveland Brown, 314-1876 or cebsports@hotmail.com

Bangor basketball

The Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for its 2012-2013 Youth Basketball Program, for all children in grades 2-3 and 4-5 with separate boys and girls leagues, $35 for residents and $45 for nonresidents, to register go to www.BangorParksandRec.com or stop by the Bangor Parks and Rec. Center at 647 Main St., for info call 992-4490

Open gym

The Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is offering open gym for adults to come and play basketball on Tuesday nights from 8-9:30 p.m. starting Nov. 6 at the Parks and Recreation Center at 647 Main St., $2 fee per person each night, for info contact the Parks and Recreation at 992-4490 or go to www.BangorParksandRec.com.

Fort Kent girls program

At Fort Kent Elementary School, Fort Kent Rec’s basketball all program for girls in grades 4-6, practices and games on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays 6-8 p.m., starting in late October, $20 for residents, $25 for nonresidents, registration deadline Oct. 15, register at Parks and Rec office, 416 West Main St., to volunteer or for more info contact director Ann Beaulieu 834-3730.

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 bmac195554@msn.com

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 karlh@usm.maine.edu.

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, bill.libby33@yahoo.com or 207-866-4124


Saturday, Nov. 10

At Orrington, first Muskrat Scramble, canoes and kayaks, 4.5 miles flat water on Sedgeunkedunk Stream, no entry fee, prizes, 1 p.m. registration, 2 p.m. race, for info, call 825-4577 or email lawmerr@midmaine.com


Sunday, Oct. 28

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 Allan Geiser 949-3317 or mhawk916@yahoo.com.


Majestix tryouts

At Waterville, Alfond Youth Center, tryout dates for Majestix indoor field hockey teams: Nov. 3, U12 (8-10 a.m.), U14 (10 a.m.-noon); Nov. 4 and 7, U16 (7-9 p.m., 6-7:45 p.m.), Nov. 5 and 7, U19 (8-10 p.m., 8-9:45 p.m.); for info or to register, go to www.mainemajestixfh.com


Interval training

At Bangor, Bangor Parks and Recreation Center, 647 Main St., high-intensity interval training, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m., through Nov. 28; $45 for Bangor residents, $50 for nonresidents or $5 per class; contact www.BangorParksandRec.com or 992-4490.

Try Hockey for Free

At Brewer, Penobscot Ice Arena, Saturday, Nov. 3, 3-4 p.m., an opportunity for area youth to try hockey for free to see if they are interested in playing or just for something fun and different to do, preregister at USAhockey.com or at the door, for info contact George Bishop 944-5965 or vpinstructional@breweryouthhockey.org.

Learn to Skate

At Brewer, Penobscot Ice Arena, Learn to Skate and Learn to Play hockey programs, on Saturdays, 16 weeks, $99 per skater, to register log onto www.brewerhockey.org and click on the registration link and follow the online instructions, all skaters also need to register with USA Hockey prior to registering with Brewer Youth Hockey, major credit card is needed register, birth certificates are required, for info, contact George Bishop 944-5965 or vpinstructal@brewerhockey.org.

At Bangor, the Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its Learn to Skate Lessons for ages 4 and up, session I is Nov. 4-Dec. 16, session II is Jan. 6-Feb. 10, at Sawyer Arena on Sundays, go to www.BangorParksandRec.com or stop by the Bangor Parks and Rec. Center at 647 Main St. to see times and descriptions, for info, call 992-4490


Friday, Oct. 26

At Orono, first Black Bear 5K Night Run, 7 p.m., all entries must be received in the Campus Recreation Office, no later than 6:45 p.m. on Oct. 26, accepting only the first 100 runners; entry fee of $5 per person or donate can/item of food, run will take place in the University Forest, start and finish will be at the New Balance Rec Center, for info, contact Charles Bloedon, race director, Maine Bound Center, the University of Maine, Orono, ME, 04469-5747 207.581.1752. www.umaine.edu/campusrecreation

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 pktrldrt@myfairpoint.net

At Foxcroft Academy, Pumpkin Waddle 5K Road Race/Walk, 1-1:45 p.m. registration, 2 p.m. start, $6 students, $12 adults, proceeds benefit Foxcroft Academy Key Club Children’s Charities.

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 Robert.Bryant@penobscotnation.org or 817-7358; or Dee.Love@penobscotnation.org or 817-7301

Saturday, Nov. 10

At Orono, 2nd annual Veterans Day 5K, presented by University of Maine Army ROTC, late registration and number pickup 6-7:45 a.m., race start 8 a.m., shower and restroom facilities available, $10/person, make checks payable to Twentieth Maine Honor Society, proceeds go to The Wounded Warrior Project and The 20th Maine Society, mail entries to Army ROTC University of Maine, Room 114 Armory, Orono, ME 04469, for info phone MS Ferland at 270-581-1121, entries must be received in Army ROTC office no later than 4 p.m., Nov. 9


Rock Coast tryouts

At Northport, Rock Coast Rollers tryouts, Nov. 3-4 at gym in fitness center at Point Lookout, for women ages 18 and over, for info contact Quincy McCarthy 443-907-3307 or rockcoastrollers.training@gmail.com or visit www.rockcoastrollers.weebley.com


Grassroots registration

At Bangor, Seacoast United Blackbear accepting registrations for winter session of Grassroots

Soccer Program, ages 4-9, introductory program teaches soccer in fun and friendly environment, for more info visit www.seacoastunitedblackbear.com or contact Ryan Pelletier at 922-1014 or by email at rpelletier@seacoastunited.com.

Jr. Academy registration

At Bangor, Seacoast United Blackbear accepting registrations for winter and winter/spring Jr. Academy Program, also known as Jr. Blackbear, ages 7-12, development program in a training environment which emphasizes skill development through individual and small group activities and small-sided play, for more info visit www.seacoastunitedblackbear.com or contact Billy Shannon at 922-1016 or by email at wshannon@seacoastunited.com.


Maine Juniors tryouts

At Portland, Maine Juniors tryouts on Nov. 9 for U15-U18 gold-level players and Nov. 11 for all other teams, registration is now open online at the Maine Juniors website: mainejuniors.org, the complete tryout schedule for all players is also available on the Maine Juniors website, high school girls volleyball players as well as those who attend schools without an official varsity volleyball program are invited to these tryouts.

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