On Deck, a sports calendar for July 31, 2014

Posted July 31, 2014, at 7:31 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.

BASKETBALL

HERMON — Tri-Town Basketball Camp for boys and girls entering grades five-eight, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Aug. 11-15. Boys camp at Hermon High School; girls camp at Hermon Middle School. Cost is $110 and includes camp T-shirt and water bottle. Contact: carmelrec@aol.com or 615-1151.

CROSS COUNTRY

BUCKSPORT — The fourth annual Dynamic Duo 3 Mile Race will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Bucksport High School, 102 Broadway, on the cross country course. Registration at 7 a.m. at the football field. Fee is $20 per couple and benefits Bucksport High School Cross Country Team. All male runners run the 3-mile course first, then pass off to their female partners. Results determined by combined age and combined times. Contact: Chris Jones 469-9901 or chris.jones@rsu25.org

FOOTBALL

BANGOR — The Bangor chapter of Maine Football Officials will begin 11 weeks of classes for prospective officials at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, in the lecture hall of Bangor High School. New officials will be allowed and encouraged to referee middle school and youth league games this fall once the basic rules are covered. New officials are needed, so if you are interested, contact Doug Ferguson at 257-4215 or 974-7969 or Alan Kochis at 989-4372.

GOLF

KENDUSKEAG — Brianna Rachel Fund for Kids Golf Tourney, Saturday, Aug. 2, Kenduskeag Golf & Country Club. Four-person scramble entry fee $35 for nine 9 holes or $60 for 18 holes. To reserve tee times and golf carts, call 884-7330 or 884-4199 or email lukay@msn.com. First hole-in-one on No. 8 hole wins a $10,000 Tuffy Bear Discount Furniture shopping spree; $500 prize for a hole-in-one on No. 6. To make a donation please contact numbers or email above. Brianna was 6 years old when she lost her two-year fight with brain cancer. The Brianna Fund brings happiness to sick children by assisting with the non-medical needs of chronically ill and hospitalized children and their families.

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

BREWER — Third Annual Brooksie, Birdies, Bogies and Beer Tourney, Saturday, Aug. 2, at Pine Hill Golf Course, 4-person scramble, 8 a.m. shotgun start, $40 a person, lunch included, door prizes and 50/50 available. Call 989-3824 to enter and reserve cart.

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. For information, Keenan Flanagan, Rockland Golf Club at 594-9322.

WINTERPORT — Junior Golf Camp at Sonny’s Par 3 and Driving Range, Aug. 18-22, 8-11:30 a.m., ages 14-18, golf fundamentals, rules and etiquette; call 223-5242 or visit sonnysrange.com

ROAD RACING

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

CARIBOU — The Northern Maine Board of Approved Soccer Officials clinic for prospective soccer officials, 9 a.m.-mid-afternoon Saturday, Aug. 9, in the ski building at Caribou High School athletic complex. Contact Bob Stedt at 896-5501 or email: rstedt@maine.rr.com for more information.

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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