On Deck, a sports calendar for April 10, 2014

Posted April 10, 2014, at 6:43 p.m.

BASEBALL

BANGOR — Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers Cyr Motor Coach Bus Trip to Fenway Park, Saturday, May 17. First pitch at 7:10 p.m. This event is a fundraiser to bring the 2014 American Legion Baseball State Tournament to the campus of Husson University in Bangor in July. One box seat near “Pesky’s Pole,” Red Sox trivia while on the bus and comp snacks and water for $125 per ticket. Please contact Dan Campbell at dcampbell@rsu20.org or 478-0822 for details and tickets.

BASKETBALL

PORTLAND — Casco Bay Sports is hosting its annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament, Old Port Hoopla, May 3, at the Portland Expo. It will include three men’s divisions, a women’s division, boys and girls high school divisions, and boys and girls middle school divisions. The majority of the proceeds will benefit the Brendan Conway Memorial Scholarship Fund. For information or to register, visit www.oldporthoopla.com.

FORT KENT — The University of Maine at Fort Kent Athletic department will offer a co-ed basketball camp July 14-17. Registration is open to children entering kindergarten through eighth grades. Grades K-3, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.; grades 4-8, 9 a.m.-noon. K-3, $40; 4-8, $60. Experienced college and high school coaches and players will work closely with campers, stressing fundamentals and improvement of skills. Reservations or information, call toll-free at 1-888-879-8635, ext. 7828 or online at: http://athletics.umfk.maine.edu/bballcamp/ for the basketball camp

CANOE RACING

HAMPDEN — Souadabscook Stream Race, Saturday, April 12, 11 a.m., 7.5 miles, part of Whitewater Weekend, registration will be at Vafiades Landing (right beside the stream) beginning at 9 am., $5 per racer, helmets, flotation and life jackets required; Class I, II, and III rapids; classes for all ages and levels of expertise; contact: Rick O’Donald, 848-3391

FRANKFORT — Marsh Stream Race, Sunday, April 13, noon, part of Whitewater Weekend, 6.3 miles, helmets required, register by 10 a.m. at the Winterport Riverside Riders snowmobile club, race meeting at 11:45 a.m., helmets, flotation and life jackets required; Class I, II, and III rapids; classes for all ages and levels of expertise; all profits benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation, contact: Bill Deighan, 234-2510

CYCLING

ORONO — The Great Maine Bike Swap, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, April 14, at University of Maine’s New Balance Student Recreation and Fitness Center. Admission is $3, with free admission for students at UMaine, the University of Southern Maine, the University of New England and Southern Maine Community College as well as children 12 or younger. Those wanting to sell bicycles should register the bikes online at bikemaine.org/swap and then drop them off at the New Balance Student Recreation and Fitness Center between 6 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, or 8 and 10 a.m. on the day of the swap. To inquire about the potential for an earlier drop-off, please call the Bicycle Coalition at 623-4511. A 15 percent commission on bike sales will support the coalition’s work to improve bicycling in Maine. The Great Maine Bike Swap in Portland will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 28, at USM’s Sullivan Gym. Visit bikemaine.org/swap or call 623-4511.

GOLF

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick Parks and Recreation is offering April Vacation Golf for Kids with Bowdoin College Women’s Golf Coach Gerry Caron, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, for children ages 8-16, at Highland Green Golf Club in Topsham. Equipment provided. Class dependent on the weather and course conditions. Residents $21; nonresidents $28. Registrations are accepted at the Brunswick Recreation Center, 220 Neptune Drive.

For information call 725-6656. For a copy of the refund policy, visit www.brunswickme.org/parkrec.

BREWER — Re/Max World Long Drive Championship, regional qualifier, Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., no preregistration required, $40 entry fee, contact Phil Adams (974-6568) or Jason Brooks (989-3824).

BREWER — Third annual Joshua Chamberlain Golf Classic, Friday, July 25, at the Rocky Knoll Country Club. 8:30 a.m. cannonball start. Four-person team scramble, $60 per person. Information at Brewer Parks & Recreation Department, 989-5199.

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. 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. Contact Shelby Saucier, 581-1423.

UNITY — The Unity College 32nd annual Spring 5K Road Race, Saturday, April 19, on campus. Registration for $10 starts at 8 a.m. in the college’s Activities Building, and the race will begin at 9:30 a.m. Walkers will start at 9:15 a.m. Prizes for various age groups will be awarded. The race will coincide with Unity College’s Earth Day celebration. Contact Gary Zane for information at 948-9241 or email gzane@unity.edu.

PRESQUE ISLE — The Autism Challenge will be held on Sunday, April 27, at the Presque Isle Middle School Track, as part of several events associated with University of Maine at Presque Isle and other community events benefit Aroostook Autism Support Group. A 5K run will begin at 10:30 a.m., with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. Entry is $20 per person, with children 18 years and younger $10. All proceeds benefit the Aroostook Autism Support Group. Following the run, the Walk for Autism will be held at noon, also at the Presque Isle Middle School Track. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. for the walk.

ROCKLAND — Oceanside Boosters will hold the annual Mariner Mother’s Day 5­-Kilometer Road Race Sunday, May 11, at Oceanside East High School. Free Kids Fun Run at 8:30 a.m. for youths up to age 10. Walkers will start the course at 9 a.m. and runners will begin at 9:15 a.m. Adults and youths ages 11 and up, $20; two or more registering together, $15; on race day, $25 per person. Children 10 and under free. Registration: http://www.active.com/rockland­me/running/races/mariner­mother­s­day­5k­2014; Contact Trina Johnson, OceansideBoosters@gmail.com, 207­975­0165, or Boosters president, Greg Billingsley at 207­593­2669.

SOCCER

FORT KENT — The University of Maine at Fort Kent Athletic Department will offer a co-ed soccer camp July 7-10. Registration is open to children entering kindergarten through eighth grades. Daily soccer sessions will be split into age groups with the kindergarten through grade three going in the morning session 9-10:30 a.m. Grades 4-8 will attend the session 9 a.m.-noon. Grades K-3, $40; grades 4-8, $60. Experienced college and high school coaches and players will work closely with campers, stressing fundamentals and improvement of skills. To reserve a spot or for information, call toll-free at 1-888-879-8635, ext. 7828 or you can register: http://athletics.umfk.maine.edu/soccercamp/

TRIATHLON

CAMDEN – Second annual Run For Your Life Challenge for first responders, to be held May 24, on Ragged Mountain. On a rugged obstacle course that is sure to challenge everyone, runners will push themselves mentally and physically up and down Ragged Mountain. For teams or solo competitors. Register at www.emergencychallenge.org, or by calling the Camden Fire Department, 236-7950. To learn more, and to get involved, visit the Challenge website;f riend us on Facebook; email: info@emergencychallenge.org, or call 236-7950.

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.

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.

 

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