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On Deck, a sports calendar for May 1, 2014


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 on the bus, snacks and water, $125 per ticket. Please contact Dan Campbell at dcampbell@rsu20.org or 478-0822 for details and tickets.

ELLSWORTH — Acadians Post 207 American Legion baseball tryouts for kids ages 15-19 from Ellsworth High School, George Stevens Academy, MDI High School, Deer Isle-Stonington High School, Sumner High School, Narraguagus High School, Washington Academy, Calais High School, Woodland High School and Shead, will be held at 1 p.m Sundays, May 18 and 25 and June 8, at Ellsworth High School. Get details and registration information at: http://goo.gl/akQvEM

Oceanside Babe Ruth tryouts for 13-15-year-old boys from Rockland, Thomaston, South Thomaston, Cushing, Owls Head and St. George at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Oceanside High School Field in Thomaston with Coach Don Shields. For information, call 485-6907.


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. 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


BREWER —The Brewer Parks & Recreation Department is offering a four-week program Golf “Fore” Women, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, beginning May 15, at Pine Hill Golf Club. The group lessons are designed for players of all levels and will include fundamentals for the beginner as well as tips for the experienced player. PGA pro Mark Hall will provide instruction. Class size is limited to 10. Fee is $55 for Brewer residents and $70 for nonresidents. Contact the Parks & Recreation office at 989-5199.

WINTERPORT — A Ping Demo Day is scheduled at Sonny’s Par 3 and Driving Range, Sunday, May 11, 3-7 p.m.; Ping Field Representative LPGA LeAnna Wicks will be fitting clubs. For a fitting time, call the clubhouse at 223-5242 or visit sonnysrange.com.

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).

EAST VASSALBORO — The 24th annual Maine Black Bears football and Bob Browne Memorial Golf Outing is scheduled for Friday, June 20, at Natanis Country Club. Scramble style with a shotgun start at 9 a.m., followed by dinner and awards. A fee of $100 includes greens fees and cart. Arrive no later than 8:30 a.m. for registration. For more info, contact Caren Haskell Ford in the football office by email at caren.ford@umit.maine.edu or by phone at (207) 581-1062.


BANGOR — The second annual Erin’s Run, 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3, on the Bangor Waterfront, in celebration of the life of Erin Woolley, a Bangor native and University of Maine graduate who died of cancer in 2010. Register at www.erinsrun.org or on race day for $25.The course can be run or walked and prizes will be given to top male and female finishers. Proceeds benefit Spruce Run, a domestic violence resource center in Bangor where Erin worked, and a program to honor Erin through the University of Maine Swimming and Diving Program, of which Erin was a member, for info: www.erinsrun.org or www.facebook.com/erinsrunbangor or race director Ben Sprague at bsprague1@gmail.com or 852-1405.

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 kids up to age 10. Walkers start at 9 a.m., runners 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 at www.active.com/rockland­me/running/races/mariner­mother­s­day­5k­2014; Contact Trina Johnson, OceansideBoosters@gmail.com, 207-­975-­0165, or Boosters president, Greg Billingsley at 207-­593­-2669.


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 3 going 9-10:30 a.m. Grades 4-8, 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. 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/


CAMDEN – Second annual Run For Your Life Challenge for first responders, 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. For info, 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. 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.

DANFORTH — East Grand Adventure Race, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 10. Race is 20 miles, including 1.5 miles off-trail compass run, which could include a river traverse depending on conditions, 10 miles of mountain biking and eight miles of paddling of canoe or kayak. Extra challenges in the field may include a mud crawl, two-person cross cut saw competition, tomahawk throwing and log rolling. Divisions: race in pairs in the high school boys, girls, mixed; Adult men, women, mix; Jr./Sr. The open division can by solo, teams of any size, relay, kayak or canoe. Entry fee is $20 per person which includes trophies, T-shirt, lunch and more than $1,000 in prizes for youth divisions. Proceeds benefit East Grand School’s outdoor education program. Registration deadline is Friday, May 9. For info, visit: http://www.eastgrandschool.org/adventure-race; email dave@canoethewild.com; or call Dave Conley at 551-8729.

BELFAST — Fifth annual Family Triathlon Festival all day May 10, by Waldo County YMCA. Adults and teens in the morning; children in the afternoon. Registration available online at www.waldocountyymca.org. Begins with swim portion in Tom & Sally Savage Pool Complex at the Waldo County YMCA in Belfast.

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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