On Deck, a sports calendar for July 17, 2014

Posted July 17, 2014, at 6:49 p.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.

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.

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. 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. 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

BASKETBALL

FORT FAIRFIELD — Ninth Annual Girls County Basketball Shootout, July 25-26, limited to first 16 high school girls teams (Classes C, D only), minimum of 4 games, maximum of 6; $150 entry fee; info contact: Larry Gardner 472-3271 (school), 473-4055 (home) or 551-5001 (cell).

CALAIS — “Takin’ it to the Streets” 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, Saturday, July 26, for age divisions from age 8 to over 40 for men and women. Cost is $60 per team of three or four. T-shirts for everyone who signs up. Contact the Calais Recreation Department at 454-2761 or calaisrec@calaismaine.org for information.

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

WINTERPORT — Junior Golf Camp at Sonny’s Par 3 and Driving Range, July 21-25, ages 11-14, 8-1:30 a.m., golf fundamentals and rules, call 223-5242 or visit sonnysrange.com

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, 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.

BREWER — The second annual Kiah Golf Classic, Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Traditions Golf Course, 1 Main Road, Holden. The first session with tee off at 8:30 a.m. and the second tees off at 1:30 p.m. Registrations are due by July 23 in order to ensure golfers receive a polo shirt courtesy of Wight’s Sporting Goods. Registration forms can be picked up at the Brewer Community School at 92 Pendleton Street between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., at Traditions or by emailing David Utterback at dutterback@breweredu.org.

FORT FAIRFIELD — Fourth Annual Maine Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Scramble, Saturday, Aug. 2, noon shotgun start, four-person scramble, registration 10-10:45 a.m., $60 a person, field limited to first 40 teams, tourney is fundraiser for Maine Basketball Hall of Fame; potential prizes include Ford Foucs or $10,000 in hole-in-one contest; info contact: Larry Gardner 551-5001 or lgardner@msad20.org

DOVER-FOXCROFT — The seventh annual Jimmy Fund Golf Tournament, Aug. 9, at the Foxcroft Golf Club, Foxcroft Center Road. Tee times are at 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Cost is $40 person, with cart not included. Contact the golf course to reserve a cart. Shotgun start. Four-person best ball scramble. No handicaps figured. A Jimmy Fund hole-in-one prize package will be offered and is included in the entry fee. This tournament has raised more than $50,000 for cancer research since it started. Contact: 564-8887

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.

ORRINGTON — Golf tourney to benefit Special Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 31, 4-person scramble at Rocky Knoll Country Club, registration 7 a.m., shotgun start 8:30 a.m., $220 per team, $55 a person, lunch and prizes, hole-in-one contest; for info, contact: Tracy Gran Jr., 207-307-9198 or Bruce Ellis 207-478-7137, email: seriouslysillie@yahoo.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

SOUTH PORTLAND — Second annual Rotary Spring Point 5K, on Sunday, July 27. The certified, fast, scenic course begins at 8 a.m. at Bug Light Park and continues along the SMCC waterfront, through the Willard Square neighborhood, then returns to the starting point. Race proceeds will benefit Maine homeless veteran services. The cost is $20 preregistration, $25 on race day. Preregister online at: www.baystateevents.com or register onsite on race day. Contact: Bob Flynn, SPCE Rotary Representative, robertflynn13@gmail.com

CALAIS — 35th annual Johnson’s 5-Mile International Road Race, 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9. For information, contact Calais Recreation Department at 454-2761 or calaisrec@calaismaine.org.

HAMPDEN — Warren Bishop Memorial Run, 2.8 miles on Old Hampden Academy cross country course or 1.5 mile Fun Run/Walk (first loop of course), 9 a.m. start, registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Old Hampden Academy. Registration forms available at the new Hampden Academy or Hampden Recreation. Contact: Dick Balentine at 862-4562.

SOCCER

WARREN — DSA United will be adding an additional team for the 2015 season and will be hosting an open tryout for U-15, U-16, and U-17 boys 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, at the PenBay Indoor Turf & Community Hub. Players can register at dutchsocceracademy.com, or by emailing dsa@dutchsocceracademy.com. Selected players will train to compete in the Maine State Premier League in the spring of 2015. If you would like more information on the DSA United tryout, e-mail U-16 coach Dwight Pitcairn at: dwight5@midcoast.com or dsa@dutchsocceracademy.com.

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. 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, 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.

TRACK & FIELD

READFIELD — USATF-Maine will hold its Open and Masters Outdoor Track and Field Championships beginning at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 20, at Maranacook Community High School, Readfield, for athletes age 15 and older. The entry form can be found online at www.meusatf.org. For information, contact Christine Lipsky, unodoslipsky@yahoo.com or 207-234-2455 between 6 and 10 p.m.

 

 

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