Sports calendar for June 19, 2014

Posted June 20, 2014, at 6:57 a.m.

BASEBALL

MILLINOCKET — Any teenagers or local teams interested in playing summer baseball games against teams ages 13-16 should contact Joe Montgomery at 723-4944.

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.

BASKETBALL

FORT KENT — The University of Maine-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

CHEERING

ORONO — The University of Maine cheerleaders will be instructing the 13th annual Spirit Camp, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., June 25-27. It is open to kindergarten-grade six. Learn cheers, chants, jumps, stunts, dances and more. For information, visit “Spirit Camp” at mainecheercamps.com, email SpiritCheerCamp@aol.com, or call Tami Campbell at 862-3355.

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. 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.

FIELD HOCKEY

Join Team Maine in New England’s premier field hockey recruiting showcase this August at Cape Cod for a “Battle of the States.” The Cape Cod Classic Showcase is a tournament for grades 11-12, Aug 2-3. The Supersophs Showcase is for grades 8-11, Aug. 1-2. Both showcases are 11 vs. 11 styled tournaments, featuring hundreds of players from across New England battling against one another and showcasing their talents to college recruiters. Cost: $170. Email Audra at audrahampsch@yahoo.com for registration information or coach Richardson at cccfhmainecoachrichardson@gmail.com.

GOLF

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.

PORTLAND — The Maine Red Claws and Riverside Golf Course will hold the first Crusher Open Golf Tournament to benefit Maine Red Claws Foundation and First Tee Program at Riverside Friday, Aug. 22, at Riverside’s 18-hole North Course, located at 1158 Riverside Street in Portland. There will be a free morning clinic on South Course’s three-hole practice course for children of golfers participating in the tournament. www.maineredclaws.com or www.riversidegolfcourseme.com.

ROAD RACING

BETHEL — Community and family festival, 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. Contact 824-2282 or www.mollyockettdays.com

GRAND LAKE STREAM — Fifth annual Race for Grand Lake Stream, a three-mile run from Big Lake to the center of the village, will be held 9-10:30 a.m. July 4, at 4 Water St. Categories for runners and walkers. Registration $10, which will include a Grand Lake Stream America T-shirt, and awards. Categories all include male and female divisions and are first place overall, youths age 15 and younger; ages 16-30; 31-50;51-70; 71-plus; walkers. Call 796-2100; email trucosky@downeastlakes.org; visit https://www.downeastlakes.org/events/race-for-grand-lake-stream-3/.

SOCCER

FORT KENT — The University of Maine-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/

SWIMMING

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.

TRIATHLON

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.

WIFFLEBALL

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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