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On Deck, a sports calendar for May 19, 2016

BASEBALL

HAMPDEN — The Hampden RH Foster American Legion Baseball Team will hold tryouts at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 22, at Bordick Park in Hampden. Players ages 15 to 19 from Hampden Academy, Nokomis Regional High School, and Hermon High School, are eligible to try out. Contact Pete Huston at 318 8916 with questions.

BANGOR — Bangor Professional Fire Fighters IAFF Local 772, with the assistance of NECP, is sponsoring the Boston Red Sox Alumni Baseball Game at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at Mansfield Stadium. Local sponsors will receive complimentary tickets to the game. Proceeds will benefit local youth athletics, local camps, Christmas gifts for needy families with children, families with children stricken by illness, scholarship funds, fellow firefighters and their families that have been stricken with serious illness or injuries and to assist with the overall betterment and operations of the Local 772.

BREWER — The Brewer Falcons American Legion baseball team will hold tryouts at 6 p.m. Sundays, June 5 and 12, at Heddericg Field in Brewer. Players must be born on or after Jan. 1, 1997, and attend Brewer or Bucksport High Schools. Call Coach Shane Graham at 991-4006 for details.

HERMON — Hermon Region Baseball Camp, open to ages 7-12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 20-24, at Hermon Elementary School, Billings Road. Registration ends June 13. No meals provided. Price is $135. For information, contact my.armssoftware.com/MAINEBASEBALL or email Nick Derba at Nicholas.Derba@maine.edu for information.

ORONO — University of Maine Day Baseball Camp for ages 6-12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 27-July 1, at University of Maine Baseball Complex. Registration ends on June 6. Lunch provided. Cost is $265. For information, contact my.armssoftware.com/MAINEBASEBALL or email Nick Derba at Nicholas.Derba@maine.edu

OLD TOWN — Old Town Recreation Department’s Grand Slam Baseball Academy, 2-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 25-29, Herbert Sargent Community Center, for boys and girls ages 6-12. Hitting catching, throwing, and baserunning. Appropriate for beginners and experienced players. Featuring former college coach Dean Husted, and other coaches. Cost is $80. To register, visit www.oldtownrec.com .

ORONO — University of Maine Summer Overnight/Commuter Baseball Camp for ages 6-18, Sunday-Thursday, July 31-Aug. 4, at University of Maine Baseball Complex. Registration is 2 p.m. Sunday, July 31. Noon departure Thursday, Aug. 4. All meals provided. Commuter price, $380; overnight price, $480. For information, contact my.armssoftware.com/MAINEBASEBALL or email Nick Derba at Nicholas.Derba@maine.edu for information.

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL

BREWER — Sluggers Baseball and Softball Training Facility is offering daily and weekly clinics and lessons to help athletes prepare for the spring sports season. All clinics are $20 per session. Contact Tim Bush at 207-951-2250 or tbush@mainesluggers.com.

BASKETBALL

FORT FAIRFIELD — The 30th Tiger Basketball Camp will be held June 20-24 for boys and June 27-July 1 for girls. Open to all boys and girls in grades 1­-8, camps will be limited to the first 125 applicants and will be held at the Fort Fairfield High School gyms. Sessions run from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The camp will include breakfast and lunch each day with a special barbecue lunch on Tuesday. The $135 free includes the camp instruction, meals, awards, T­-shirt and a basketball, as well as our ending “Family Barbecue” awards. Contact Larry Gardner at 551­-5001 or email lgardner@msad20.org for more information.

MACHIAS — Overnight and day summer basketball camps at University of Maine at Machias: girls grades 7-12, June 20-23; boys grades 7-12, June 27-30; girls kindergarten-grade six, July 11-14; boys kindergarten-grade six, July 18-21. Train with 2016 YSCC champions. For information, contact Athletic Director Betsy Hayden at 255-1290 or visit the school Website at UMM.EDU .

PRESQUE ISLE — The Aroostook Basketball Camp will hold summer camps for ages 9-15 boys 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 27-July 1 and girls Monday-Friday, July 11-15, at Northern Maine Community College and Presque Isle Middle School gymnasiums. The camps are designed to give each player the opportunity to develop his or her basketball skills through drills, games and lectures. Lunch provided each day in the college dining hall. For information , contact Bill Casavant at 764-0810 or bballump34@yahoo.com

OLD TOWN — Sixth annual Old Town Coyote Boys Basketball JamCamp 2016, Monday-Friday, July 18-22, Old Town High School, 203 Stillwater Ave.Contact Brian McDormand at 290-7641; bmac195554@msn.com or brian.mcdormand@rsu34.org .

DUATHLON

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The 2016 Backwoods Duathlon mountain bike and trail running race by Maine Huts and Trails and Baxter Outdoors, either solo or as a team of two, and race by bike and by foot on the trails surrounding Stratton Brook Hut 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. The trail running segment is 10K, and the mountain biking segment is 15K, which includes an exciting descent down Oak Knoll Trail.

FOOTBALL

BANGOR — Husson University head coach Gabby Price and his coaching staff will hold their inaugural Summer Youth Football Camp 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 26-28, on the campus. The camp will provide each participant with instruction in throwing, catching, kicking, blocking and non-contact form tackling. The Youth Football Camp is a non-contact camp designed for participants entering grades 3-9. The $115 camp fee will include instruction from Husson University’s football coaching staff, lunch in the dining commons each day, a camp T-shirt and access to the pool each day. To register online, visit events.membersolutions.com

GOLF

OLD TOWN — Orono High School Class of 2016 is hosting a golf tournament at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 22, at Hidden Meadows in Old Town. Participants arrive by 7:30 a.m. for shotgun start at 8 a.m. Registration $50. Prizes. Registration includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, doughnuts and coffee at registration, and lunch. To register or for information, contact Heather Holmes, class adviser at hholmes@rsu26.org .

PITTSFIELD — Registration is open for PGA Junior League Golf at JW Parks Golf Course. PGA Junior League Golf for boys and girls ages 13 and under to learn golf under the direction of PGA professionals who serve as team captains. Online registration is open through PGAJLG.com. Participants wear numbered jerseys and play on teams with their friends. Play consists of four, nine-hole matches in a two-person scramble format for competition. Team captains can substitute players every three holes, so everyone can participate. Cost is $99, which includes team jerseys, practices, lessons, matches, post-season playoffs and a junior membership. If the goal of 40 players (four teams) is reached, each player will receive a $50 rebate at the end of the season. Practices begin in May; league play in June. For info, visit JWParksGolf.com or call 487-5545.

FORT FAIRFIELD — The 19th annual Memorial Day Golf Scramble, sponsored by Fort Fairfield Athletic Boosters, is Saturday, May 28, ​at Aroostook Valley Country Club in Fort Fairfield. Shotgun start at noon. Registration 11-11:45 a.m., field is limited to 40 teams, $65 per person includes a steak or chicken barbecue. Golfers have a chance to win a 2016 Honda Civic supplied by Griffeth Honda of Presque Isle for a hole-­in-­one and a $10,000 cash hole-­in-one contest sponsored by the Par and Grill of Caribou. Contact Larry Gardner at 551­-5001 or email lgardner@msad20.org for more information.

HERMON — The Bangor Knights of Columbus 20th annual Harold Bouchard Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit Knights of Columbus charities at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Hermon Meadows Golf Course, Billings Road. Scramble format. $80 per player includes entry, cart, prize opportunities and post-event barbecue. For information, contact Brett Baber at 942-2898 or bbaber@lanhamblackwell.com .

HERMON — The fifth annual Tee Off For Lyme will take place Sunday, June 5, at Hermon Meadow Golf Club. A fundraiser for MaineLyme. The event will feature prizes, gifts, a silent auction, T-shirts and a barbecue lunch. The cost is $65. MaineLyme seeks individual golfers, teams and sponsors for the event. There are three sponsor levels in addition to sponsoring a team or individuals. For information, to register, for the golf event, learn about sponsorship or Lyme disease go to mainelyme.org.

BREWER — Brewer Parks & Recreation Department, in cooperation with the Pine Hill Golf Club, will offer golf lessons for women Monday evenings, beginning June 6. The four-week group lesson format is designed for players of all levels and will include fundamentals for the beginning player, as well as tips for the more experienced golfer. Registration fee is $55 for Brewer residents and $70 for non-residents. PGA Professional Mark Hall will be the instructor. Space is limited so register soon by contacting the Brewer Parks & Recreation Department at 989-5199.

MILLINOCKET — Katahdin Federal Credit Union and Hillcrest Golf Club are sponsoring a golf tournament to benefit the Katahdin Area Relay for Life, June 5-6. Lots of awards and giveaways. For registration and information, contact Hillcrest Golf Club at 723-8410, KFCU attn: Gay Dickinson, at 723-9718 ext 503 or Rod Daigle at 723-9163.

BANGOR — Patriot Riders of America, Maine Chapter 3, and Wounded Heroes of Maine program will hold its second annual charity golf scramble, 12:15 p.m. shotgun start, rain or shine, Monday, Aug. 22, Bangor Municipal Golf Course, 278 Webster Ave. Registration begins 11 a.m. Registration costs $125 per player or $500 per foursome, and closes June 17. Sponsorship opportunities. Contact Bill Boulier at 592-1075.

BAR HARBOR — Bar Harbor Bank and Trust’s 23rd annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Park Street Playground Project in Bar Harbor, Tuesday, June 7, at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor. For information, call Cathy Planchart at the bank at 667-0660, ext. 4655.

DOVER-FOXCROFT — Mayo Regional Hospital is co-sponsoring the 2016 annual Golf Open to benefit Pine Tree Hospice on June 11, at Foxcroft Golf Club. The rain date is June 18. There will be 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. shotgun starts. Registraion fee is $40, including lunch. Prizes include Preservation Passes which entitle the winning team to 18 holes including cart at any one of the following clubs: Sunday River Golf Club, Old Marsh Country Club, Penobscot Valley Country Club, or Bath Golf Club.Call Foxcroft Golf Club at 564-8887 to pre-register. For information, call Pine Tree Hospice at 564-4346 or email wecare@pinetreehospice.org.

EAST MILLINOCKET — Hillcrest Golf Club and the East Millinocket Recreation Department are sponsoring a youth golf clinic 1-5 p.m. Thursday, June 16, and 8 a.m.-noon Friday, June 17. Deadline to register is June 1. Cost is $12. 746-3553.

BANGOR — Bangor All Sports Boosters’ Swing for the Rams Golf Scramble, 8 a.m. Friday, June 24, Bangor Municipal Golf Course, 278 Webster Ave. Proceeds will benefit athletic programs at Bangor High School. Individual registration of $100 includes greens fees, golf cart, water and lunch at Hero’s on the Green. Check-in at 7 a.m.; 8 a.m. shotgun start. Sponsorship opportunities. For information, contact Marc Inman at bangorsports@gmail.com or 745-8473.

ICE HOCKEY

BREWER — The Penobscot Ice Arena is holding as Youth Summer League ice hockey starting June 13 for Mites, Squirt, Peewee-Bantams, and Midgets. The rink has scheduled four camps this summer for all youth age brackets. Adult Co-ed leagues also start June 12 for A, B, and C levels. For information on these leagues and camps or to register, go to penobscoticeareana.org or e-mail penobscoticearena@gmail.com.

ROAD RACING

EAST MACHIAS — Downeast Salmon Federation’s fourth annual Smolt Bolt and Bloater Bash 4-mile trail race paired with a smoked alewife celebration, Saturday, May 21. Race will start at the Machias dike and follow the Downeast Sunrise Trail to the East Machias Aquatic Research Center at 13 Willow St., where whole alewives, also called bloaters, will be smoked. All proceeds will help DSF finish the renovations on its building to include a classroom and a wet lab. The Atlantic salmon hatchery will be in full operation and open to visitors for tours. Register at EMARC or online at www.mainesalmonrivers.org or call 255-0676.

CARMEL — Caravel 5 Miler (Caravel Middle School, 520 Irish Rd.), 9 a.m. race start, 8 a.m. for walkers, Saturday May 21, $10 registration before race day for adult, $5 for CMS students, $15 on race day, $10 for students; register at 7:30 a.m. at middle school, or online at: http://www.sub5.com or register by mail: Caravel 5 Miler, 520 Irish Road, Carmel, Me. 04419. Checks payable to “CMS”; for info call 848-3615

SCARBOROUGH — Snowy Egret 5K/Walk (Scarborough Audubon Nature Center, Pine Point Rd.), 9 a.m. race, 8:30 a.m. kids fun run, Memorial Day Monday May 30, $16 pre-registration, $19 race day, $4 Kids 1K Fun Run (12 and under), online registration: runsignup.com; contact: 883-5100, smac@maineaudubon.org

ORONO — The second annual Black Bear Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K will take place on June 5, on the University of Maine campus. Starts on the Beckett track with a run through the campus, along the river and through Orono and Old Town. Course will feature cheer stations, music and lots of water stops. Registration: racewire.com

ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth Public Library’s My Way 5K fun run, 9 a.m. Sunday, June 12, Ellsworth Elementary Middle School, 20 Forest Ave. Same day registration at 7:30 a.m. The run kicks off with a yoga warm-up led by Opening Heart Wellness Center at 7:45 a.m. The finish line will feature free sorbet shooters from Mortons Moo, free ice cream courtesy of the Darling’s Ice Cream for a Cause truck and a free book for each young participant. The event will benefit the Library’s Building and Restoration fund. For information, www.myway5K.wordpress.com or the event’s facebook page: www.facebook.com/myway5K . Participants who register by May 31 will receive a free race T-shirt designed by local fifth-grader, Casey Carter.

BETHEL — Registration is open for TRI-ME’s Pumpkin Harvest Half to be held at 8 a.m. Sept. 24, at Bethel. Registration fees increase as race date gets closer. Awards for top three overall male and female runners, and for top three in each age group 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70-plus. Five water stops on the course, plus two restrooms and medical personnel. Changing facilities onsite. Party afterward hosted by Bethel Inn and Country Club’s Millbrook Tavern. Race route open to vehicle traffic. Information at http://pumpkinharvesthalf.com/ .

SOCCER

BANGOR — Husson University soccer camps, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 27-July 1, and Aug. 1-5, for boys and girls ages 5-14, and Aug. 8-12, for high school soccer players in grades 9-12 who intend to play soccer at the freshman, junior varsity, or varsity levels, at Boucher Field. Head men’s soccer coach Gavin Penny will direct. The camps are geared toward high school players with collegiate soccer aspirations. The cost is $200 for each camper and $180 for each additional camper; contact Penny at 973-1041 or via email pennyg@husson.ed u

ROCKPORT — Windjammer Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Ryan Hurley will host a soccer camp for boys and girls entering grades three-eight. ‘Jammer Camp will be held 9 a.m.-noon July 18-22, at Camden Hills Regional High School. Joining Hurley this summer will be Don Beckwith, coach of the 2013 and 2014 boys Class C state soccer champions Maranacook Black Bears. ‘Jammer Soccer Camp is focused on improving individual soccer skills and team play in a fun and positive environment. Other current and former Windjammer players will be on hand to help coach. For registration information and details, visit: sites.google.com/site/hurleysoccerschool/ or call coach Hurley at 931-5015.

SOFTBALL

The Recreation Department in Millinocket, East Millinocket and Medway is offering a Co-Ed Softball League. If anyone is interested in putting in a team please contact the Recreation Department at 746-3553.

TENNIS

BRUNSWICK — Annual Maine Pines Racquet and Fitness Club’s USTA 35 year and older national tournament 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, June 2-5, at Maine Pines, 120 Harpswell Road. Playing again this year for his second win, Paulo Barros will compete with Nnamdi Ehirim, R.D Ferman, and several more contestants for this year’s championship title, including the No. 3 men’s over 35 doubles team in the world Milos Kaprivica and his partner Robert Kuseski. Free to spectators. Lobster after tournament on June 5, at Thomas Point Beach. Cost is $20 for Maine Pines members; $25 for nonmembers. Tickets available at Maine Pines. Contact Andrea Gerogian at 729-8433 for information.

TRIATHLON

ORONO — Registration is open for the second annual Junior Bears Triathlon June 4 on the University of Maine campus.The Junior Bears Triathlon is a fundraiser for Black Bear Aquatics, a competition-based swim team based at UMaine’s Wallace Pool. The triathlon is open to children ages 6-14. Athletes will swim in the Wallace Pool and bike and run on closed roads and paths. Regular registration for $30, through June 2. Registration available 7:30-8 a.m. on race day for $40. First 50 athletes to register will be entered into a drawing for two pairs of tickets to Waterfront Concerts. Contact Andrea Oldenberg at andreaoldenburg@gmail.com or 216-375-5248.

YACHT RACING

CAMDEN — The Camden Classics Cup will be held July 28-30, opening the classic yacht racing season in Maine. Positioned the weekend before the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta, Maine’s largest classic yacht race, and presented by Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding in conjunction with the Camden Yacht Club. There will be a Friday night dock party at the Rhumb Line, the new restaurant at Lyman-Morse at Wayfarer and a dance party at the Camden Yacht Club. For information on classes and divisions, and to register, visit the website at www.camdenclassicscup.com . All proceeds will benefit LifeFlight of Maine. For information: www.camdenclassicscup.com info@camdenclassicscup.com

 


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