On Deck, a sports calendar for March 13, 2014

Posted March 13, 2014, at 3:49 p.m.

BASEBALL

BANGOR — Bangor East Little League Registration, March 19, 6-8 p.m., Fruit Street School, for players ages 4-12; application download available at bangoreast.org, contact Dale Duff, BELL President, at 942-7759.

BASKETBALL

CALAIS — Calais Recreation Department’s annual travel team basketball tournaments, $160 per team; seventh and eighth grade girls, March 15-16; seventh and eighth grade boys, March 22-23; fifth and sixth grade boys, March 29-30. For info or to register a team, please contact Calais Recreation Department at 454-2761 or calaisrec@calaismaine.org

BAILEYVILLE — Down East Credit Union Grade Eight and Down Basketball Tournaments, March 15-16 for boys and March 22-23 for girls, at Woodland High School gymnasium, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. There will be certified officials. Each team will play a minimum of three games. Cost is $120 per team. Contact Woodland Parks and Recreation Department.

CYCLING

NEEDHAM, Mass. — Registration for the 35th annual Pan-Mass Challenge, which benefits cancer research, is open. PMC weekend, set for Aug. 2-3, will raise money to support adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through the Jimmy Fund. This year, more than 5,500 cyclists are expected to raise $40 million. The PMC contributes 100 percent of every rider-raised dollar directly to the Jimmy Fund. The event will offer 13 routes that range from 25 to 190 miles over one or two days. Fundraising minimums range from $500 to $4,300. For more information about the PMC, or to register to ride, visit pmc.org. Like the Pan-Mass Challenge on Facebook or follow the annual bike-a-thon on Twitter, @PanMassChalleng.

GOLF

ORONO — Mid Maine Golf Expo, patterned after the Portland Golf Expo, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at New Balance Recreation Center at University of Maine, Orono. Sign up at www.midmainegolfexpo.com.

BREWER — Brewer Parks & Recreation Department will offer Tee Time Tune-up golf lessons, noon-1 p.m. beginning Thursday, March 13, at Brewer Auditorium Gymnasium. Lessons are designed for players of all levels, from fundamentals to fine-tuning. Instructor will be Mark Hall, PGA professional. Cost is $35 for residents and $45 for non-residents. Class size will be limited to the first 10 registered. Call 989-5199 to register.

ICE SKATING

WATERVILLE — The Alfond Youth Center ice rink, at 126 North St., is open to the public. Support from the Languet family and Waterville Fire Department has made it possible. The rink is open 8 a.m.-9 p.m. with evening lights surrounding the rink, seven days a week, no fees.

ROAD RACING

ORONO — The University Credit Union’s seventh annual Healthy High 5K/10K and 1-Mile Fun Run at 4:20 p.m. April 13, at the University of Maine’s New Balance Student Recreation Center. Early registration deadline is 4 p.m. April 9 and fees for the 5K/10K are $15, $5 for students. The 1-mile walk/run is free. Race-day registration fees are $20 ($10 for students). Registration is available online at umaine.edu/aod/healthy-high-5k-10k. Race proceeds benefit the Black Bear Exchange Food Pantry and Thrift Store. Donations of used footwear will benefit Soles4Souls. For information, contact Shelby Saucier,581-1423.

BETHEL — Community and family festival held July 19-20,on the Bethel Village Common on Broad Street. Sunday features the MollyOckett Days Classic Road Races at 8 a.m.; 5-mile run or 2-mile walk for teens & adults, a 1 mile kids’ run, and a diaper dash at 10 a.m. for toddlers 3 and under. 824-2282. www.mollyockettdays.com

SKIING

BANGOR — Bangor Parks and Recreation will offer an Outdoor Experience Program at 9:15 a.m. March 14, at Sugarloaf Mountain, for an educational ski or snowboard program. The program is for youths ages 7-18 and costs $41, which includes a mid-mountain lift ticket, equipment rentals and a 90-minute clinic. You can add a full mountain lift ticket for an extra $10. Register at www.BangorParksandRec.com or visit Parks and Recreation office at 647 Main St. 992-4490.

SOFTBALL

BANGOR — Eastern Maine Community College will hold hitting and fielding clinics for children in Bangor, 6:30-8 p.m. Saturdays, at EMCC fields. Cost is $15 per session. Contact Tim Crowell at 944-9945 or email tkidtarpy@aol.com.

TRACK & FIELD

ORONO — The Maine Association of USA Track & Field to offer a free track and field officials clinic Sunday, April 6, in the Orono council chambers, Town Office Building, 59 Main St. Registration is at 12:15 p.m. and the clinic be held 1-4:30 p.m. The entrance to the Council Chambers faces Main Street. The 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 in the sport and the Certification Chair for Maine USATF, will conduct the clinic. Contact Mary Cady, master USATF official and experienced meet director, if you plan to attend or have questions, 745-2540 or email kdmarykd@gmail.com.

TRIATHLON

FREEPORT — The 2014 Lobsterman Triathlon and Aquabike will be held at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Winslow Park. If you sign up for the Lobsterman and the Boston Triathlon, receive a 10 percent discount on both entries.

ORRINGTON — Bangor YMCA is hosting its annual Tri for the Y Sprint Triathlon at 8 a.m. on Sunday, July 20, at Brewer Lake Boat Launch in Orrington. Proceeds will provide camp, membership and program scholarships for children and teens. Early registration with a special discount until April 20. Triathletes will swim 750 meters in Brewer Lake, do a 12.4-mile bicycle ride through Orrington; and 3.1-mile out-and-back run. The Y will offer preparation training courses. To register, visit www.BangorY.org/Triathlon. Visit the Bangor YMCA Triathlon website, call 207-941-2808 or email the Triathlon Committee at triathlon@bangory.org for information.

 

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