On Deck for May 1, 2013

Posted May 02, 2013, at 8:29 a.m.

BASEBALL

Sluggers spring, summer camps

At Brewer, Sluggers Baseball and Softball Training Facility is finalizing roster for its AAU and ASA programs; the facility also is hosting mini camps in May for both baseball and softball and plans Summer Camp programs for youth baseball and softball players starting the second week of July and running through August; details available at mainesluggers.com or by calling 207-951-2250.

Tee-Ball League

At Brewer, Tee-Ball League, ages 5-7, both boys and girls, starting in June, Tuesday-Thursday evenings, 5-6 p.m. at Sluggers, May class signups for baseball pitching, hitting and catching are open for more clients, as well as softball classes on pitching and fielding.

BASKETBALL

Coyote Boys JamCamp

At Old Town, Old Town High School, 2013 Coyote Boys Basketball JamCamp, July 15-19, 8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., open to all boys grades 4-12, contact bmac195554@msn.com

Y Summer Men’s League

Bangor YMCA, men’s summer league, June 24 to Aug. 4, on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday nights, 12 games, register at the Bangor YMCA by June 12, for info, contact Y sports director, Annie Bisacre, at abisacre@bangory.org or call 207-941-2808.

CANOE RACING

Sunday, May 5

At Bangor, Kenduskeag Slalom, first runs begin at 8:29 a.m., racers meeting 8 a.m.; registration deadline May 4, 2 p.m.; course open for practice runs all day May 4; ACA sanctioned event, $5 event/insurance fee for non-members; helmets required, $25 entry fee for first event entered, $10 event for second and third classes; under age 10 race free; register at nessrace.com/kenduskeag; for info contact race director Clayton Cole 285-7356 or c1cole@roadrunner.com

Saturday, May 11

At Kossuth, Baskahegan Stream Canoe Race, 33 miles, will run in conjunction with the East Grand Adventure Race, preregistration is required, registration at East Grand School in Danforth at 7:30 a.m., race begins at 9 a.m., $20, for info and registration form, visit eastgrandschool.org/adventure-race email: dave@canoethewild.com, call Dave Conley at 207-551-8729

At Merrill Millstream Park, second annual Canoe Race, sponsored by Merrill Millstream Park Committee, registration 9 a.m. at the park, race begins 10 a.m., food sold $5 per plate 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., awards 1 p.m., $10 per paddler includes lunch and gift, canoe and kayak classes ages 12 and older, including high school class for participants 16-18, pirate games for kids 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Contact Ken Bustard, race coordinator, at 659-2018; or Merrill/Smyrna Town Office at 757-8286.

FOOTBALL

New England combine

At Bridgton Academy, the New England football college combine, May 18, open for graduating classes of 2013-16, 8 a.m. to noon, noon to 4 p.m., for info call director Peter Marso 508-259-0160

GOLF

Get Golf Ready Group Lessons

At Bangor, Bangor Municipal Golf Course, taking reservations for its Get Golf Ready Group Golf Lessons, first session May 7, then every Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., for three weeks, cost for six sessions is $85, lessons are conducted by 2011 & 2012 Maine PGA Teacher of the Year, Rob Jarvis, call 941-0232 or email robjarvis@pga.com.

The First Tee Junior Golf Program

At Bangor, Bangor Municipal Golf Course, junior golfers may register for The First Tee Junior Golf Program, 8 weeks beginning late June, cost is $80, registrations can be completed by visiting www.bangorgolfschool.com or www.thefirstteemaine.org, a full schedule is available on those sites, call or email Rob Jarvis at 941-0232 or robjarvis@pga.com

Golf ‘Fore’ Women

At Brewer, Pine Hill Golf Club, Brewer Parks and Rec four-week program, begins May 16, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. time slots, designed for all players, beginner to experienced, lessons from PGA pro Mark Hall, $55 for residents, $65 for nonresidents, for info contact Parks and Rec, 989-5199.

Monday, Aug. 12

At Martindale Country Club, Auburn, University of Maine softball team golf outing, hosted by coaches Lynn Coutts and Mike Coutts, $100 per person, registration 8:30-9 a.m., shotgun start at 9 a.m., for info contact Mike Coutts by email at michael.coutts@umit.maine.edu or call (207) 581-4509.

Fort Fairfield boosters scramble

At Fort Fairfield, 15th annual Memorial Day Golf Scramble, May 25, at Aroostook Valley Country Club, four-person scramble, noon EDT shotgun start, registration 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., field limited to first 40 teams, entry fee $50 per person and includes steak or chicken BBQ, men’s division, women’s division and a mixed division (2 men/2 women), more than $5,000 in prizes for top 10 net teams and top four gross teams, 2013 Ford Focus supplied by Griffeth Ford for a hole-in-one, $10,000 cash hole-in-one sponsored by the Par & Grill in Caribou, contact Larry Gardner at 472-3271 or email lgardner@msad20.org for more information.

HOCKEY

UMaine awards banquet

At Brewer, Jeff’s Catering, The Friends of Maine Hockey’s University of Maine men’s hockey team annual awards banquet, May 10, social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., buffet dinner to follow; banquet is open to the public; tickets are $40 each and tables of eight may be reserved for $320, reservations must be made by April 26, for more info, visit www.goblackbears.com or contact Cherie Damon, FOMH Banquet Chairperson, at CDICEmom2@aol.com or 207-949-4745.

ROAD RACING

Saturday, May 11

At Blue Hill, Relay for Life-Team USA hosting second annual 5K fundraiser, registration at 7:30 a.m. at Blue Hill Town Park, Fun Run starts at 8 a.m., 5K at 8:30 a.m., preregister by April 26 for a free T-shirt, 5K registration $20; small prizes awarded, Family Fun Run is by donation; for a registration form or questions, call Kristy 904-7429 or Traci at 367-2456, please include name, phone number and email/mailing address, or email Kenna_Brady@yahoo.com for a form.

Saturday, May 11

At Portland, 4th Annual Maine Walks with Haiti and 4 Mile Run, 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, May 11, Back Cove Park, Portland (across from Hannaford), registration at 8:30 a.m., benefits Konbit Sante Cap-Haitien Health Partnership;, gather at the Preble St. Parking Lot across from Hannaford and walk or run around scenic Back Cove, preregistration is $10-$15 for youth and adults, no charge for children under 12, contact Danny Muller (207) 347-6733/ info@konbitsante.org

SOFTBALL

Sluggers spring, summer camps

At Brewer, Sluggers Baseball and Softball Training Facility is finalizing roster for its AAU and ASA programs; the facility also is hosting mini camps in May for both baseball and softball and plans Summer Camp programs for youth baseball and softball players starting the second week of July and running through August; details available at mainesluggers.com or by calling 207-951-2250.

Bangor 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; roster forms and more information can be found at www.BangorParksandRec.com, by calling 992-4493, or at our office at 647 Main St.

TRIATHLONS

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 $20 per person; proceeds benefit East Grand High School’s outdoor education program, sponsored by First Wind, Woodie Wheaton Land Trust and Ski Rack Sports; registration deadline May 10; contact Dave Conley, 207-551-8729 or dave@canoethewild.com., www.eastgrandschool.org/adventure-race

 

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