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On Deck sports calendar for March 28, 2013


Sluggers April vacation camp

At Brewer, Sluggers Indoor Baseball and Softball Training Facility, accepting registrations for its April Vacation Sports Camp, April 15–19; weeklong program will provide introductory instruction for T-Ball and Coach Pitch, focusing on basics of baserunning, playing specific positions and teamwork, outdoor games such as 4-Square, wall ball and kickball will fill day with a creative learning experience focusing on teamwork and individual performance, arts and crafts will fill the later afternoon hours; camp broken into two groups, pre-kindergarten to second grade (ages 5–7) and grades 3-5 (ages 8-11), contact Terren Hall (thall@mainesluggers.com) or Kirstin Allen (admin@mainesluggers.com) or call 951-2250, more details available on the link for School Vacation Clinics at www.mainesluggers.com

UMaine Camp

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 ryan.forrest@umit.maine.edu or at 207-581-1096.


At Bangor, William S. Cohen Middle School, Bangor Y Spring High School League, April 7-May 26, Sundays at 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 8 games; Family members $15, Youth members $25, nonmembers $50; for info call Bangor Y at 941-2808

YBOA tourneys

Youth Basketball of America annual tournaments for girls, state tourney March 23-24 in Waterville/Fairfield gyms; open to all teams grades 6 and up; brackets for all-star type teams and local travel teams available; teams do not have to be members of YBOA to compete; for info, contact Bill Libby at 852-4671 or bill.libby33@yahoo.com

April 5-7

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 talley33@yahoo.com

Calais tourneys

At Calais, the Calais Rec. Department’s travel team basketball tournaments, $160, tourney schedule: boys grades 5-6, March 30-31, for info or to register contact Calais Rec at 454-2761 or calaisrec@calaismaine.org


Kenduskeag Stream Race

Bangor Parks and Rec is now accepting registrations for the 47th Annual Kenduskeag Canoe Race, race is April 20, preregistrations will be accepted until 1 p.m. April 19; fee is $20 per person with pre-registration, and $40 per person race day; race-day registrations will only be accepted from 6:30-7:30 a.m.; race registrations are available online and at the Parks and Rec office at 647 Main St. for info or to register visit www.bangorparksandrec.com or call 207-992-4490.


Noontime golf lessons

At Brewer, Tee Time Tuneup golf lessons, 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


Sunday, April 14

At Bangor, Husson University, Kappa 5K for the Kure sponsored by members of Kappa Delta Phi National-affiliated sorority, check-in and registration 9 a.m., race starts 10 a.m. at Newman Gym and ends at the Husson Bell Tower; proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society, sign-up table in Husson’s Campus Center the week of April 7-13, for more information or a copy of the forms and waivers, contact Kayla Guerrette at guerrettek@myhusson.edu or Kristin Spellman at kristin.spellman@gmail.com, registration forms may be sent to Kappa Lambda, 1 College Circle, Bangor, ME 04401

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 at (207) 852-1405, bsprague1@gmail.com.


Bangor Parks and Rec seeks teams

At Bangor, Parks and Recreation Center, 647 Main St., Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is looking for teams for Summer Adult Softball League; available leagues are Men’s, Church and Co-ed, an informational meeting for team representatives is scheduled March 21, 6 p.m.; roster forms and more information can be found at www.BangorParksandRec.com, by calling 992-4493, or at our office at 647 Main St.

Free coaching clinic

At Brewer, Sluggers Indoor Baseball and Softball Training Facility, free softball coaching clinic set for Thursday, April 4, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., speakers include Universtity of Maine softball head coach Lynn Coutts, UMaine assistant softball coach Mike Coutts, former UMaine and current Husson University hitting instructor Terry Hall and a speaker representing ASA/Federation Umpires in Eastern Maine. No preregistration required.


At Unity, Unity College, Unity College Spring 5K Road Race will be held Saturday, April 20, this is 31st annual running of the event on Unity College campus, coincides with Unity College’s Earth Day celebration; course starts from the Unity College gymnasium and winds through the village of Unity, event is co-sponsored by the Central Maine Striders running club, registration starts at 8 a.m. in the college’s Activities Building, race begins at 9:30 a.m., walkers start at 9:15, registration fee is $10, prizes for various age groups will be awarded, contact Gary Zane for more information (948-9241 or emailgzane@unity.edu).


Maine USATF Officials Clinic

At Orono, Town Office Building, council chambers, 59 Main St., Maine Association of USA Track & Field will conduct a free track and field officials clinic, April 7, registration at 12:30 p.m., clinic 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; clinic is for anyone interested in officiating track and field at the youth, high school, or college level and/or becoming certified or re-certified; Don Berry, master official Certification Chair for Maine USATF, will conduct the session, which is designed to provide both a beginning and advanced levels on instruction and will cover all aspects of track and field officiating and rules review; rule books will be provided for purchase and testing material will also be available; drinks and snacks will be provided; coaches and parents who want to learn more about the rules are encouraged to attend; contact Mary Cady if you plan to attend or have questions, 745-2540 or kdmarykd@gmail.com


East Grand Adventure Race

At Danforth, 8th annual East Grand Adventure Race on May 11, 20-mile triathlon includes a 1.5-plus mile off-trail compass run, 9-plus-mile mountain biking, 7-plus miles of canoeing; climbing wall challenge and extra challenges in the field; two-person divisions: high school boys, girls, mixed; adult men, women, mixed, juniors, seniors; open division can compete as individuals or on teams of any size, relay, kayak or canoe; entry fee is $20 per person which includes trophies, T-shirts, lunch and more than $1,000 in prizes for youth divisions; proceeds benefit East Grand High School’s outdoor education program, sponsored by First Wind, Woodie Wheaton Land Trust and Ski Rack Sports; registration deadline is May 10; contact Dave Conley, 207-551-8729 or dave@canoethewild.com. www.eastgrandschool.org/adventure-race


Pickup games

At Brewer, volleyball, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays or 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Thursdays, Brewer Parks and Recreation Department, 207-989-5199.

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