On Deck, a sports calendar for July 24, 2014

Posted July 24, 2014, at 8:35 p.m.

BASEBALL

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 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

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 all players. Contact the Calais Recreation Department at 454-2761 or calaisrec@calaismaine.org for information.

GOLF

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

LINCOLN — Lee Academy’s 2014 Panda Scramble Golf Tourney, Sunday, Aug. 17, at Jato Highlands Golf Course (rain or shine), scramble format, four per team, 18 holes, shotgun start at 9 a.m., $75 a person includes: green fees and cart, golf gift, entry for door prize, entry in team putting contest, and post tourney barbecue, registration forms may be downloaded at www.leeacademy.org or call Lee Academy to register or to get more info (738-2252).

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

ROCKLAND — Annual Greater Gator Open, Saturday, Aug. 9, Rockland Golf Club, to benefit Bob Gagnon Cancer Fund, which provides gas certificates to those cancer patients that need a little financial help to travel for their radiation treatments. Four-person scramble with shotgun start at 1 p.m. Early entry fee $100; $115 after Aug. 1, which includes round of golf, Gator cap, lobster dinner and team photo. Two hole-in prizes: 2014 Chevy Cruze sponsored by Fullers GMC; and $10,000 prize sponsored by The Landing Marina — Rockland Car Wash & Texaco Xpress Lube. Three $100 cash prizes for closest to the pin sponsored by Rockland Cafe. For information, Keenan Flanagan, Rockland Golf Club at 594-9322.

ROAD RACING

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

LEWISTON-AUBURN — Baxter Outdoors and Maine Huts & Trails’ MH&T Backwoods Triathlon, Saturday, Sept. 20, in Carrabassett Valley. Sprint triathlon, consisting of a 4-mile paddle, a 14-mile mountain bike leg, and a 4-mile trail run, and will take participants along the east shores of Flagstaff Lake and into the heart of Carrabassett Valley. Participants may choose to enter solo for $60; or as a team for $100. Entry can be purchased online at www.baxteroutoors.com For information, Adam Platz 576-5318.

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.

 

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