Sluggers Indoor Facility
At Brewer, Indoor Winter League accepting individual and or team registrations for U10 and U12 Winter League and U13-U16 Winter Hitting League for both baseball and softball, 60 Acme Road. Season runs Feb. 23-April 6. AAU 10U-16U and ASA JO U10-U18 tryout dates
listed at mainesluggers.com
At Bangor, March 21, 6-8 p.m., at Seasons Restaurant, open to all coaches, assistant coaches, volunteers and parents Little League through high school; presented by UMaine coach Steve Trimper, Husson coach Jason Harvey and their staffs; to cover topics such as practice organization, teaching strategies, coaching philosophies, skill development and pre-season training, space limited, RSVP Ryan Forrest either by phone, 207-581-1096, or by email, Ryan.Forrest@umit.maine.edu
At Orono, UMaine baseball team’s Spring Training Camp, April 15-19, 9 a.m. to noon, ages 8-18, all levels, cost $125, campers asked to bring spikes, glove, bat, baseball pants and catchers need to bring own gear, register by downloading brochure on goblackbears.com, for info contact Maine assistant coach Ryan Forrest at email@example.com or at 207-581-1096.
Youth Basketball of America will be holding its annual tournaments for girls, state tourney is March 23-24 in Waterville/Fairfield gyms; other tourneys: March 16 at St Joseph College, March 17 at USM; open to all teams grades 6 and up; brackets for all-star type teams and local travel teams available; teams do not have to members of YBOA to compete in these tourneys; for info, contact Bill Libby at 852-4671 or firstname.lastname@example.org
At Lewiston and Auburn, MBR Undergrad Event, teams of 7th- through 12th-grade players (other than 2013 grads) from towns that make up a high school district, boys and girls divisions, play as many games as you want on one day or both days, fee $75 per game, will work to schedule matchups you desire; to reserve a spot or for more info, contact MBR Basketball’s Jon Gilson at email@example.com or 207-318-6523
Sunday, March 10
At Orono, clinic by former Boston Celtics player Bob Bigelow, noon-3 p.m., for boys and girls grades 7 and up, at high school gym, fee $30, participants must bring own ball, preregistration required, contact Bill Libby at 852-4671 or firstname.lastname@example.org
At East Sullivan, junior high tournament at Sumner High School, $150 entry fee, 8 boys teams and 8 girls teams, round-robin, for more info contact Wayne Newenham at 460-4483 or email@example.com
At Jonesport-Beals High School, 12th Annual Moosabec Youth Soccer Men’s Basketball Tournament, double elimination, $190 entry fee, slam dunk, 3-point contest, all-star team; pickup, league teams, college players welcome; for info contact Troy Alley 263-7625 or firstname.lastname@example.org
At Calais, the Calais Rec. Department’s travel team basketball tournaments, $160 fee, tourney schedule: 5th/6th Girls 3/16-3/17, 7th/8th Boys 3/23-3/24, 5th/6th Boys 3/30-3/31, for info or to register contact the Calais Rec. at 454-2761 or email@example.com
Down East CU Tourneys
At Baileyville, Down East Credit Union grades 8 and under tourneys, girls division March 23-24, $110 entry fee, round robin or double elimination depending on number of teams, for info contact Mike Boies 214-8784 or firstname.lastname@example.org
At Bangor, the Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is offering open gym for adults to play basketball on Tuesdays from 8-9:30 p.m. 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.
At Brewer, The Brewer Parks and Recreation Department will host women’s pickup basketball games 7-8:45 p.m. Tuesdays this winter. The fee is $2. For information, call 207-989-5199.
Saturday, April 20
Bangor Parks and Rec is now accepting registrations for the 47th Annual Kenduskeag Canoe Race, preregistrations accepted until 1 p.m. April 19; fee is $20 per person with preregistration, $40 per person race day; race-day registrations only accepted from 6:30-7:30 a.m.; race registrations available online and at Parks and Rec office at 647 Main St., for info or to register visit www.bangorparksandrec.com or call 207-992-4490.
At Portland, Portland Golf Expo, at Holiday Inn by the Bay, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m., tickets $10 per person, discounted tickets available at www.portlandgolfexpo.com, free parking at Holiday Inn covered garage; nearest-the-pin, long drive, chipping, putting contests; for more info go to www.portlandgolfexpo.com
Noontime golf lessons
At Brewer, Tee Time Tuneup golf lessons, beginning March 14, two time slots available: noon-1 p.m. and 1:15-2:15 p.m., running for four weeks, lessons designed for players of all levels, will include fundamentals for beginner as well as tips for experienced player; instructor Mark Hall, PGA Professional; residents $30, nonresidents $35; class size limited to first eight registered for each session; registration available by contacting Parks & Recreation office at 989-5199
At Brewer, registration for ninth Maine Games State Powerlifting Championships opens Jan. 1. Event is March 23, Brewer Auditorium, open to athletes 10 years and older. Random drug testing. Event medalists will qualify for 2013 State Games of America held this summer in Hershey-Harrisburg, Pa. http://www.planetReg.com/MaineGamesPowerliftingRegistration.
Saturday, March 9
At Brewer, Chamberlain March Half Marathon and 5K Road race, 10 a.m. start at Brewer Armory, 133 Elm St., $15 preregistration for 5K, $35 for half-marathon via website www.chamberlainmarch.com, race-day registration 8 a.m., $20 and $45, respectively.
Saturday, March 16
At Fort Kent, the University of Maine at Fort Kent Student Nurses Organization’s Polar Bear 5K Run/Walk Race, 10 a.m. start; race-day registration 8 a.m. at the UMFK Cyr Hall parking lot; $15 per person; race route is around the mills; four age groups; proceeds will benefit SNO and a local charity; for more info, contact Charlee Barlett at 231-1101.
Saturday, March 30
At Lamoine, the Flattop 5K, memorial race for Bill Pinkham, Kids 1 Mile, 9:30 a.m., 5K 10 a.m., registration $1 for Kids 1 Mile, $15 for 5K, race begins at the Lamoine School, six miles from the intersection of Routes 1 and 184, for info contact Robin Emery (667-9219) or Tom Kirby (667-9771).
Saturday, April 27
At Bangor, 5K in memory of Bangor native Erin Woolley, who died of cancer in 2010, along Bangor Waterfront, 10 a.m. start, to benefit Spruce Run and a scholarship in Erin’s memory through University of Maine swimming and diving team, where she was a member, for more info or to register, visit www.erinsrun.org or contact Ben Sprague: (207) 852-1405, email@example.com.
Sluggers Indoor Facility
At Brewer, 60 Acme Road, new baseball and softball training facility, accepting registrations for individual hitting and pitching instruction with veteran coaches; indoor winter league teams (ages 9-12); hitting leagues (ages 13-16); for info contact Director of Baseball Billy Kane, Director of Softball Terren Hall or General Manager Darrell Pluard at 951-2250 or firstname.lastname@example.org
At Brewer, volleyball, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays or 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Thursdays, Brewer Parks and Recreation Department, 207-989-5199.