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On Deck, a sports calendar for Aug. 28, 2014


HAMPDEN — Eastern Maine Board 111 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials is offering a Prospective Officials Class for individuals, 18 or older, who want to be certified basketball officials. Individuals living in Hancock, Knox, Penobscot, Piscataquis and Waldo counties are eligible to take this class, which will be held 6-8:30 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays beginning Sunday, Sept. 21, at Reed’s Brook Middle School, Room 164. Classes will culminate with a written test on Nov. 2. A fee is required that covers all books, materials and testing. For further information contact Dave Ames, Board 111 Interpreter, at 789-5118 or e-mail at damesref@tidewater.net


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

HAMPDEN — The Hampden Kiwanis Club will hold its annual Golf Tournament, a best-ball foursome, at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Hampden Country Club on Western Avenue. Cost is $25 per person; all proceeds benefit Hampden Kiwanis charities. There will be a hole-in-one contest and a longest-drive contest. For information and registration, call 947-3467.

BROOKS — Future RSU 3’s 11th Annual Golf Tournament, Saturday, Sept. 6, 7 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. shotgun start, at Country View Golf Club on Route 7, $55 a person or $220 a team, fundraiser for Mount View athletic equipment and facilities, many prizes; for more info contact Judy Hall: Judy.butch3444@gmail.com or 323-6601

ROCKLAND — Annual Greater Gator Open, Saturday, Sept. 6, 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, 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.

WINTER HARBOR — The 17th annual Schoodic Scramble, Saturday, Sept. 13, at Grindstone Golf Course in Winter Harbor. Proceeds benefit the Eleanor Widener Dixon Memorial Clinic in Gouldsboro, an out-patient department of Maine Coast Memorial Hospital. Fee is $75, which includes 18 holes of golf, continental breakfast, lobster stew, ice cream sundaes, wine, cheese, smoked salmon, tournament hat, hole-in-one opportunity as well as prizes for men’s, women’s, and couples flights. Tee and green sponsorships are available. To register a team or for information, call 664-5337 or register online at www.mainehospital.org.

SOUTH PORTLAND — Maine Sports Hall of Fame Golf Classic Monday, Sept. 15, at Sable Oaks Golf Club, 505 Country Club Drive to raise funds for the Maine Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship Fund. Registration at 8 a.m. and shotgun start at 9 a.m. Eighteen-hole scramble. Entry fee $125 per person or $400 per foursome. Golf carts, continental breakfast, tee gift, prizes, barbecue lunch, silent auction. Send entry form and payment to Kelly Pinney-Michaud, 58 Town Farm Road, Oakland; kelly.michaud@aol.com or 680-6914. Forms at: file:///home/chronos/user/Downloads/GolfEntryForm.pdf

BOOTHBAY — Local and nationally known sports legends and Hall of Famers are making arrangements to meet in Boothbay for the 24th annual Boothbay Charities Classic Golf Tournament, Lobster Bake and Sports Auction Sept. 26-27. All proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Maine. Lobster bake is 4 p.m. Friday and is included in golf fee. Lobster feed and auction tickets available to public by calling Brenda Blackman at 633-6280. Silent sports auction 4-7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at Railway Village Meeting Hall. Team openings and limited individual golfer positions available for golf tournament. Contact Blackman or Ken Marston at 350-6203. For information on Special Olympics Maine visit www.somaine.org


BANGOR — Bangor Parks and Recreation is accepting registrations for the 52nd annual Labor Day 5-Mile Road Race, begins at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 1, at Bangor Parks and Recreation Center. Race-day registration 7:45-8:45 a.m. Fee $20 per participant, first 100 of which receive commemorative T-shirt. Also may register online at www.BangorParksandRec.com, send in by mail or visit the office. Robin Emery Trophy to top female finisher; Bob Hillgrove Trophy to top male finisher. Ralph Thomas Trophy to top male master finisher; and Leona Clapper Trophy to top female master finisher. Visit www.BangorParksandRec.com or call 992-4490.

BANGOR — 5K walk or run Race for Myeloma, a rare and incurable blood cancer, Saturday, Sept. 20, James Doughty School, 143 Fifth St. Race day registration at 8:30 a.m.; walking starts at 9:45 a.m. and running at 10 a.m. Registration $20. Visit www.bangorraceformyeloma.com for forms and information. Darling’s Ice Cream for a Cause truck will be at the finish line.

MILLINOCKET — The second annual Trails End Festival 5K run/walk and 2.5K walk to benefit the Michaud Trail Maintenance Fund and Millinocket Friends of the Arts, at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 Registration 7-8 a.m. Entry fee $15; children 12 and under, $5. Awards & raffle prizes, canvas shopping bags to the first 50 registrants compliments of Hannaford Bros. Information and registration at www.trailsendfestival.org (click on Activities) or contact Mickey Lackey at wynni01@att.net. Online registration at www.active.com.

AUGUSTA — On Track to Recovery 5K Walk/Run, on Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Kennebec River Rail Trail in Augusta. Registration is adults $20 and children ages 2-11, $5. Teams of five can register for a reduced rate of $70, and C&C clients also receive a discounted price. To register, visit ontracktorecovery5k.eventbrite.com. Check-in will begin at 9 a.m., and the race will start at 10 a.m., rain or shine. Participants will convene near the Kennebec Valley YMCA, 31 Union St.. Free parking is available in the lot adjacent to the trailhead, in public parking spaces or at the Kennebec Valley YMCA.

AUBURN — The eighth annual Bob Boucher Memorial 5K Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at Saint Dominic Academy, 121 Gracelawn Road in Auburn. Organizers are raising money for scholarships and a variety of institutional improvements, and to honor Boucher, a longtime teacher, coach and athletic director at Saint Dominic Academy. To register, contact the Alumni/Development Office at 782-6911, ext. 2109. The cost is $20 in advance or $25 on the day of the race.

BANGOR, PORTLAND — Registration open for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K events, for runners and walkers, will be held in Portland on Sunday, Sept. 14 and in Bangor on Sunday, Sept. 21. The money raised through the two annual Race for the Cure events will support the fight against breast cancer. The Portland race, starting in Payson Park, will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. The Bangor race begins from the Bangor Waterfront where registration will also begin at 7:30 a.m. Each event will include a 9 a.m. survivor ceremony to recognize the women who have fought or are fighting breast cancer. Interested race participants and volunteers can sign up at http://www.komenmaine.org. To learn more about the race details or make a donation, visit the website.


BANGOR — The Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is looking for coaches for its youth Fall Soccer Program. Teams practice one day per week and play Saturday mornings. If you are interested, call Tim at 992-4493 or email at tim.baude@bangormaine.gov.


PORTLAND — The Pine Cone Open Tennis Tournament will be held on the weekend of Sept. 6-7, at Deering High School courts, Portland. Competition will be held in men’s open singles and doubles as well as in women’s singles. Interested players should contact Tournament Director Chris Nordenson at 671-4886 or by email at chrisnordenson@gmail.com before the entry deadline of 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4.


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.

PREQUE ISLE — The third annual REDY… Set… Let’s Go! Youth Triathlon will be held Sept. 7 at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Participants between the ages of 7 and 10 will swim 50 yards, bike 2 miles and run one half-mile. Participants between the ages of 11 and 14 will swim 100 yards, bike 2.5 miles and run 1 mile. For more information, to volunteer, or to register a child, go to redyyouthtriathlon.org.

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.

ORONO — 35th Black Bear Triathlon, Oct. 5, at UMaine, 6:30 a.m. to noon, sponsored by UMaine Campus Recreation and sanctioned by USA Triathlon, held from 6:30 a.m. to noon. It will feature a 525-yard swim in UMaine’s Wallace Pool, and a 12.5-mile bike race and 3.1-mile run along the UMaine trails and local roadways. Open to athletes ages 16 and older; event features a relay component for teams of two or three athletes. Registration fee is $50; $40 for UMaine students; $75 for teams. Additional registration and event information is online.


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