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On Deck, a sports calendar for June 12, 2014



BANGOR — Husson Summer Baseball Day Camp, June 23-27, Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday 8:30-noon, ages 8-15, lunch provided, $300 per player; camp includes instruction from Husson coaching staff and players on throwing, catching, pitching, fielding, hitting, bunting, baserunning and game situations; to register or for more info contact head coach Jason Harvey harveyja@husson.edu or (207) 992-4948.

BANGOR — Motor City American Legion Baseball tryouts for players ages 15-19 from John Bapst, Bangor Christian, Orono Highl, Old Town, Penobscot Valley, Mattanawcook Academy, Lee Academy, Schenck, Katahdin, Southern Aroostook, Houlton, Central Aroostook, Presque Isle, Caribou will be held 6-8 p.m. June 15, at Winkin Baseball Complex at Husson University. Candidates are required to attend at least one tryout. For info and registration, contact Jason Coleman at coach.coleman@hotmail.com or 217-2169.

BREWER — The 2014 Brewer Falcons American Legion will be conducting tryouts on June 14-15, 6-8 p.m., at Heddericg Field in Brewer. The field is below the softball field adjacent to the Hannaford parking lot. Brewer and Bucksport High players who were born after Jan. 1, 1995 and prior to Jan. 1, 2000 are invited to attend. For more info, contact head coach Darrell Pluard at 951-2918 or e-mail brewerbaseball@gmail.com

OLD TOWN — The Old Town Recreation Center is launching the Eastern Maine Fall Baseball League, open to kids ages 8-11 (Little League eligible). The EMFBL will be kid pitch and will feature a 14-game regular season, beginning Aug. 24. The league will include playoffs. Towns are allowed to submit more than one team, and the belief of the EMFBL is that no child should be kept away from playing. For info, call 827-3961 or email at: amahaney@old-town.org.

ORONO — University of Maine Skills Day Camp for children ages 6-12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., July 7-11, Mahaney Diamond. Registration 8:30 a.m. on July 7. Lunch break at 11:30 a.m. The camp will teach all aspects of the game and will accommodate all skill levels. Camp fee is $265. If you have any questions, contact Nick Derba at 207-581-1097 or email at nicholas.derba@umit.maine.edu

HAMPDEN — Hampden/Hermon American Legion Baseball will be holding tryouts at 6:30 p.m. on June 13, at Bordick Park in Hampden. Any player from Hampden, Hermon, and Nokomis who is 14 years or older may try out. For more info, contact Nick Arthers at 462-5348 or arthersn@gmail.com

HERMON — Hermon Baseball Camp for children ages 7-12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., July 21-25, Hermon Elementary School. Lunch break at 11:30 a.m. Campers must bring a lunch. Spots are limited, advance registration is suggested. Camp fee is $135. If you have any questions, contact Nick Derba at 207-581-1097 or email at nicholas.derba@umit.maine.edu

ORONO — University of Maine overnight baseball camp, 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Aug. 3-7, at UMaine. Talented players from across the country ranging from Little League to high school. Participants will be divided by age group. Non-commuters will stay in the dorms. Overnight fee $465, commuter is $365. For info, contact Nick Derba at 207-581-1097 or email at nicholas.derba@umit.maine.edu

SOUTH PORTLAND — A free, family-friendly day of 19th century baseball will be held 11 a.m.-4 p.m., June 21, at Southern Maine Community College, 2 Fort Road, South Portland. Tripleheader with Maine’s Dirigo and Presumpscot Baseball Clubs, and the Essex baseball Organization from Newbury, Massachusetts, along with a kids clinic. Game 1 is at 11 a.m., Game 2, 12:45 p.m.; Game 3, 2:30 p.m.; kids clinic 1 p.m.


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., $40; grades 4-8, 9 a.m.-noon, $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

OLD TOWN — 2014 Coyote JamCamp Old Town. “Where Champions Are Made” for boys in grades 4-12, July 14-18; for skill development and fun; contact Brian McDormand at bmac195554@msn.com or call 207-290-7641.


SEBEC VILLAGE — Three Rivers Kiwanis Sebec River Canoe and Kayak Race, with nine racing and recreational classes for canoes and kayaks, set June 14. The race is held under the auspices of the American Canoe Association and the Maine Canoe and Kayak Racing Organization. More information is available at www.mackro.org. A race T-shirt and canoe decal comes with the $20 per person adult registration fee and the $15 per youth registration fee. Race participants under the age of 18 must be registered by an adult. For info, contact the Race Chairman, Bobby Ellison, at 207-943-2317.


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. 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, @PanMassChallenge.


PRESQUE ISLE — The Aroostook House of Comfort will host its 2nd Annual charity Golf Classic on Saturday, June 14, at the Presque Isle Country Club. Proceeds will go toward the construction of the only palliative and hospice care home north of Auburn. The four-person scramble kicks off with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Registration and check-in begin at 7:30 a.m. A $10,000 prize, sponsored by North State Transportation, LLC, will be awarded for a hole-in-one. For more info, visit the website at www.aroostookhouseofcomfort.com or contact Rick Duncan at 768-0201.

EAST VASSALBORO — The 24th annual Maine Black Bears football and Bob Browne Memorial Golf Outing set 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 info, contact Caren Haskell Ford in the football office by email at caren.ford@umit.maine.edu or by phone at (207) 581-1062.

HERMON — Second Annual Harold O. Bouchard Memorial Golf Tourney, 8 a.m., June 21, at Hermon Meadows Golf Course, scramble, sponsored by Bangor area Knights of Columbus, $80 per player with lunch and cart, for more info contact Larry Willey (262-6222) or Brett Baber (942-2898).

BREWER — Four-person scramble golf tournament 7:30 a.m.-noon, June 21, Pine Hill Golf Course, with all proceeds benefiting the Semper Fi Fund, a nonprofit organization which provides financial assistance and lifetime support for critically injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. Cost is $40 per person with no cart or $50 per person sharing a cart. Lunch is included. 570-8794.

BREWER — The Bob Little Memorial three-person scramble will be held June 28, at Pine Hill Golf Course. Shotgun start at 8 a.m., $45 per person walking; $55 with cart. Call 989-3824 to sign up and to reserve cart. Lunch included.

AUBURN — The 12th annual Shawn Walsh Memorial Golf Classic will tee off Monday, July 21, at Martindale Country Club in Auburn. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. The banquet and auction start at 3 p.m. Held in memory of Coach Shawn Walsh, the goal this year is to raise $30,000. To register, visit www.shawnwalshgolf.org. Online payment is available. For info, please contact Frank Jordan, Tournament Director, at 745-8501 or email veazieflash@yahoo.com.

BREWER — Third annual Joshua Chamberlain Golf Classic, Friday, July 25, at 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.


BETHEL — Community and family festival will be 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

BANGOR — Race to the Stage Costume 5K road race, walk or run, starts at 9 a.m. June 21, downtown Bangor. Register at www.penobscottheatre.org or 942-3333.

MOUNT DESERT ISLAND — 12th running of July 4th Around Mount Desert Island Relay, hosted by Crow Athletics. The 100-kilometer (62-mile) route circles Mount Desert Island while touching every town and village including many scenic seaside areas. Teams can be made up of two-nine runners, with leg distances ranging in length from just over 2 miles, to just over 9 miles. Registration closes on June 30; no day of race registration. 288-9828; information@crowathletics.com; http://runmdi.crowathletics.com/

WINTERPORT — Pants on Fire 5K Beer Run and Kids Fun Run, as well as a chili cook‐off and a performance by musician Everett Dumas to help raise funds for the Winterport Fire and Rescue Association will be held Saturday June 28, at Winterport Recreation Center. Events will begin at 9 a.m. Prizes for age groups as well as race categories and chilli winner. Organized by Winterport Area Business Association. For race information, contact Kimberly Merrifield 323‐5391 or email at Merrifield.kimberly@gmail.com.


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: Grades K-3, 9-10:30 a.m., $40; Grades 4-8, 9 a.m.-noon, $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/


BANGOR — The Beth Pancoe Aquatic Center on 13th Street, as well as the Dakin Pool on Pine Street, will be opening for the summer season at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 21. For information, visit www.BangorParksandRec.com or call 992-4490.


ELLSWORTH — The Chris Angell Junior Summer Tennis Championships will be held June 14-15, at the Ellsworth Tennis Center. This U.S. Tennis Association-sanctioned tournament features top boys and girls in the 16 and 18 age groups. Named for Chris Angell, Maine’s top ranked open player who struggled with mental illness, the tournament is a fundraiser for NAMI, Maine. All entrants will get a T-shirt, winner and runner-up trophies, and free dinner to all participants will be held Saturday afternoon. Entries can be made through the USTA web site or by calling the club at 664-4000.


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.

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.


BANGOR — Free Bangor Parks and Recreation program introduces youths, ages 9-14, to the fundamentals of running, throwing and jumping. Boys and girls participating and finishing in the top four in the local meet on June 25 at Cameron Stadium move on to the state competition on July 1 and a chance to be chosen to travel to Hershey, Pennsylvania, in August for the North American finals of the program. (Age determined as of Dec 31, 2014.) Pre-registration is required. For information or to register, visit www.BangorParksandRec.com or call 992-4490.


LINCOLN — The Lincoln Homecoming Wiffleball tournament is back for the 18th edition on Saturday, July 12, at Mattanawcook Academy practice football field in Lincoln. The tournament begins at 8:45 a.m. and lasts until the champion is crowned. This year’s proceeds will be donated to Lincoln Recreation Department. For information about the tournament, or to register, visit www.lincolnwiffle.us or call 478-4893, or email jason.p.clay@gmail.com.

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