On Deck, a sports calendar for Aug. 15, 2013

Posted Aug. 15, 2013, at 4:47 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 15, 2013, at 6:15 p.m.

BASEBALL

Skowhegan seeks teams

The 2013 Skowhegan Fall Baseball League for players ages 8-11 is seeking interested teams to play, schedule is six weeks of doubleheader games, Aug. 25 to Oct. 6, possible tourney, games at the Carl Wright Complex behind the Skowhegan Community Center, $200 registration fee per team, for more info contact Amos Reid at amos.reid@gmail.com, 474-2854, or post a message on the Skowhegan Cal Ripken League Facebook page.

BASKETBALL

Aug 19-Nov. 1

At Bangor, Individual Shooting and Player Position Play Lessons, $30 for one-hour sessions per player, two players $15 per hour, site provided, for info contact Bob Cimbollek at 356-6787.

FOOTBALL

Bangor officials classes

At Bangor, Bangor High School Lecture Hall, the Bangor Chapter of Maine Football Officials classes for prospective officials starts Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., course meets each Tuesday for 11 weeks, new officials will be allowed and encouraged to work middle school and youth league games, for more info contact Alan Kochis at 989-4372 or Allan Snell at 825-4515.

GOLF

Sunday, Aug. 18

At JaTo Highlands GC, Lincoln, Lee Academy Tourney, Sunday Aug. 18, 9 a.m., shotgun start, 4-person scramble, 18 holes, $ 75 per person, $300 per team, register or get more info by calling 738-2252 or visiting www.leeacademy.org, proceeds will help furnish new classrooms, fee includes: green fees and cart rental, golf souvenir, door prize entry, post-tourney barbecue, benefit raffle.

Thursday, Sept. 5

At Auburn, Martindale Country Club, 527 Beech Hill Road, Maine Boys to Men and The Edge Academy golf tournament to benefit community youths, begins 8:15 a.m. Sept. 5, tournament is geared toward bringing together coaches, educators and parents to raise awareness on the importance of encouraging young athletes to be effective leaders on and off the field; to register, visit maineboystomen.org or contact Mike Coutts at 878-2600.

Saturday, Sept. 14

At Brooks, Country View Golf Course, FUTURE MSAD3’s 10th annual golf tournament fundraiser, Sept. 14, continental breakfast and lunch served, many prizes, team fee is $200 when paid by Aug. 21, for info call Shirley Caler 342-5993, or visit www.futuremsad3.org

Monday, Sept. 23

At Belgrade Lakes Golf Club, the Friends of Maine Women’s Basketball’s 19th annual Golf Classic, Sept. 8, registration begins at 11:30 a.m., shotgun at noon kicks off four-person scramble format, barbecue during tourney, special hole features and prizes, cost of $150 per golfer includes a cart and barbecue, for more info contact Samantha Wheeler by email at samantha.wheeler@umit.maine.edu or by phone at 207-581-1075.

MOTOR SPORTS

Grass drag races

At Medway, East Branch Sno-Rovers, a Katahdin Area Snowmobile Racing Affiliate, and ISR Affiliate, Grass Drag event Aug. 16-18, Hathaway Road, in Medway, test and tune on Friday; qualifying rounds on Saturday; and North American Challenge Finals on Sunday; categories are stock, imp stock, pro stock, pro mod, open mod and pro max; for info: 746-9348.

ROAD RACING

Saturday, Aug. 17

At Hampden, 5th Annual Craig Thomas McBean Memorial 5K and Kids 1 Mile Fun Run, registration fee $15, Kids Fun Run by donation, Fun Run 8:30 a.m., 5K 9 a.m. , proceeds benefit the Craig Thomas McBean Scholarship Fund at Hampden Academy, race-day registration, 7:30 a.m., for info, contact 862-3571 or 944-2929 or read4meabc@hotmail.com or kfield@sad22.us

Saturday, Aug. 24

At Hampden, Warren Bishop Memorial Run, 2.9 miles on the Old Hampden Academy Cross Country course or 1.5 mile Fun Run/Walk (first loop of course), 9 a.m. start, registration begins at 7:30 a.m., at Old Hampden Academy, registration forms available at the New Hampden Academy and the Hampden Recreation department, for more info, email Dick Balentine at ribalentine@sad22.us

Saturday, Aug. 31

At Bangor, Golden Eagles Fun 5K/10K, fun run to benefit EMCC athletic teams, mostly flat course around campus, 9 a.m. start, race day registration 7:30-8:45 a.m., fee $10, children under 12 run for free, race website and registration form: http://gogoldeneagles.com/FunRun. for more info, contact race director Tom Ordelt at tordelt@emcc.edu<mailto:tordelt@emcc.edu> or 207-322-1842.

Monday, Sept. 2

At Bangor, 51st Bangor Labor Day 5 Mile Road Race, race-day registration 7:45-8:45 a.m., race starts at 9 a.m., starts and finishes at Bangor Parks and Rec Center, entry $20 per participant, for info or to register to www.BangorParksandRec.com, participants may also register at Bangor Parks and Rec office.

SOFTBALL

Sept. 6-7

At Orono and UMaine, Orono Festival Days Softball Tournament, the tournament is coed and there is a minimum of two women in the lineup, entry fee is $80 per team with each team guaranteed three games, for info contact Rob St. Louis 207-852-1033

Sept. 7-8

At Woodland, Woodland Coed Softball Tournament, $150 entry fee, double elimination, 7 men/3 women, 1-1 count with ASA rules, for info contact Ryan Lincoln at 904-7231

Flame to hold tryouts

At South Portland, Wainwright Fields, Southern Maine Flame’s tryouts for the 2014 season, 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, fastpitch softball, a $20 fee is required at tryouts, you only have to attend one tryout, preregister at www.southernmaineflame.com.

TRIATHLONS

Saturday, Aug. 24

At Union, Ayer Park, 2nd Annual Medomak Valley Triathlon, 8 a.m. start, race-day registration 6:30 a.m., one-quarter mile swim in Seven Tree Pond, 13-mile cycle around Wotton’s Mill Road, 3-mile out-and-back run on Come Spring Lane, $34 per person pre-registration, $40 on race day; $60 and $75 for teams; for more info contact Susan Jones at mvtriathlon@yahoo.com: or Gavin Felch @ gut2run@gmail.com; registration forms at: http://sites.google.com/a/msad40.org/mvtriathlon/

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