Canoe racing

 

On Deck, a sports calendar for April 28, 2016

on April 28, 2016, at 8:33 p.m.
Erick Elgaaen (left) navigates Six Mile Falls on the Kenduskeag Stream in Bangor with Jennifer Elgaaen during the 50th annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race on Saturday. The 16-mile race began in Kenduskeag and ended in downtown Bangor.

Results from Saturday’s 50th Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race

on April 17, 2016, at 12:23 a.m.
50th Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race At Kenduskeag Legends of Paddling Award: Lew Gilman, Ed “Sonny” Colburn, & Zip Kellogg (Top three by division) Open Class: Chris Francis, Dale Hartt, Mark Ranco, Sarah Whitty 2 hours, 29 minutes, 58 seconds; Gregg Dorr, Tammy Kelley, Dan Littlefield, Ashton Mabee, J.R. Mabee, Nolan …
POLL QUESTION
Kevin Stuckey tapes a few last minute ducks to his canoe before the start of the the 50th annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race on Saturday.

Winner of 50th Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race ties record

By Nick McCrea on April 16, 2016, at 12:16 p.m.
Canadian kayaker Trevor MacLean was the first paddler to cross the finish line at the 50th Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race on Saturday, surprising no one.

On Deck, a sports calendar for April 14, 2016

on April 14, 2016, at 8:09 p.m.
ADVENTURE RACING DANFORTH — East Grand Adventure Race, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14, East Grand School. Race includes 20-mile race including a compass run, mountain biking, paddling (canoe or Kayak), mud crawl, two-person cross cut saw competition, tomahawk throwing and log rolling.Entry fee is $20 per person, which includes …

On Deck, a sports calendar for April 7, 2016

on April 07, 2016, at 8 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR | Husson Baseball April Vacation Clinic for youth ages 5-14, 9-11 a.m. Monday-Wednesday, April 18-20, Husson Baseball Field. Clinic includes mechanics of throwing, hitting drills, infield/outfield drills, baserunning. Cost is $100. For information, call 992-4948. BASEBALL/SOFTBALL BREWER — Sluggers Baseball and Softball Training Facility is offering daily …

Randall outduels Wirth to win Passy river race

on April 03, 2016, at 3:45 p.m.
The men set the pace in their one-person kayaks.

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 31, 2016

on March 31, 2016, at 7:37 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR | Husson Baseball April Vacation Clinic for youth ages 5-14, 9-11 a.m. Monday-Wednesday, April 18-20, Husson Baseball Field. Clinic includes mechanics of throwing, hitting drills, infield/outfield drills, baserunning. Cost is $100. For information, call 992-4948. BASEBALL/SOFTBALL BREWER — Sluggers Baseball and Softball Training Facility is offering daily …

St. George River Race results

on March 27, 2016, at 7:25 p.m.
At Searsmont, 6 miles Top 10 overall: 1. Ben Randall 46:22, 2. Hank Thorburn 46:51, 3. Ray Wirth 47:54, 4. Andrew Cooper 50:13, 5. Rod McLain 50:15, 6. Justin Varney 50:19, 7.Lori Dana-Barry Dana 50:36, 8. Clayton Cole-Paul Cole 52:05, 9. Mark Berry 52:59, 10. Brian Foley 54:09 OC2W: 1. …
Paddlers make their way through the rapids during the 37th St. George River Race in Searsmont on Saturday.

Paddlers overcome low water, beaver dam at St. George River Race

By John Holyoke on March 26, 2016, at 4:16 p.m.
Rod McLain was the speediest canoeist, finishing the course in 50:15. Ben Randall posted the fastest kayak time of the day, 46:22.

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 24, 2016

on March 24, 2016, at 7:38 p.m.
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 BAILEYVILLE — DownEast Credit Union Basketball Tournaments, girls through eighth …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Oct. 22, 2015

on Oct. 22, 2015, at 7:34 p.m.
BASEBALL ORONO — University of Maine Baseball Elite Prospect Camp, rain or shine, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, Mahaney Diamond and Dome. Open to any and all players ages 13-18. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. Contact Assistant Coach Nick Derba for fees and other information by visiting UMaine Baseball …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Oct. 8, 2015

on Oct. 08, 2015, at 7:48 p.m.
BASKETBALL BANGOR — Bangor Parks and Recreation will hold tryouts for the upcoming Travel Basketball Program for all girls and boys in grades 5-6 and 7-8 on Saturday, Oct. 17, at Bangor High School Gymnasium. Tryouts for grades 5-6 are 8:30 a.m. with check-in 8-8:30 a.m.; and grades 7-8 at …

Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta weekend results

on July 26, 2015, at 9:42 p.m.
At Old Town Saturday’s Results Sprint Races ACA K1 Short: 1. Ray Wirth 2:48.98, 2. Brian Beaupre 2:51.86, 3. Tim Nutt 2:56.73, 4. Leslie Gregory 3:02.30, 5. DIck Kelley 3:04.13, 6. Karen Francouer 3:15.03, 7. Suzanne Carlson 3:33.60, 8. Dan Baumert 3:38.15 ACA K1 Long: 1. Howard Thorburn 2:30.94, 2. …
Paul Brown of Swanville (front) and Rick O'Donald of Newburgh navigate through some whitewater during the final day of the Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta on Sunday.

Whitewater nationals conclude with memorable day for Orono family

By Larry Mahoney on July 26, 2015, at 7:37 p.m.
OLD TOWN | It was a memorable morning for the Owen family during the final day of the Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta on Sunday. Jeff Owen and Eric Gallandt from Orono posted the fastest time of the day with 1 hour, 6 minutes and 6 seconds, winning the …
Competitors gather at the start of the Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta races in Old Town Friday morning.

Belfast kayaker wins 2nd straight race in Penobscot Regatta

on July 24, 2015, at 7:56 p.m.
OLD TOWN | Ray Wirth of Belfast picked up his second straight victory in the Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta with a first-place finish in the long kayak division Friday. Wirth paddled his kayak to a time of 1 hour, 7 minutes, 51 seconds over a 9.5-mile course from …
Joe "Hugga" Dana paddles a traditional birch-bark canoe as crews work on the ceremonial breaching of the Veazie Dam on the Penobscot River in this July 22, 2013, file photo.

Penobscot dam removals enable national paddling event

By Nok-Noi Ricker on July 03, 2015, at 3:32 p.m.
OLD TOWN | Removal of the Great Works Dam in Bradley and the Veazie Dam, part of the Penobscot River Restoration Project, had an added benefit for those who like whitewater, according to organizers of the upcoming Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta. “It’s got some challenging whitewater rapids,” Scott …

On Deck, a sports calendar for May 14, 2015

on May 14, 2015, at 7:52 p.m.
BASEBALL WATERVILLE — The 14th annual Fantasy Baseball Trip to benefit the Alfond Youth Center in Waterville will be held Wednesday-Sunday, July 29-Aug. 2. Games will be July 29, White Sox at Red Sox; July 30, Tigers at Orioles; July 31, Braves at Phillies; Aug. 1, Braves at Phillies, and …

On Deck, a sports calendar for April 30, 2015

on April 30, 2015, at 7:39 p.m.
BASEBALL PRESQUE ISLE — Baseball for All, which seeks to empower young girls through the game of baseball, is forming a team from Maine for girls ages 11-13. The team, called the Maine Polar Bears, will be coached by representatives of the athletic department at the University of Maine-Presque Isle …
Eric Farnsworth applies a sealant to the concrete canoe he and engineering students at the University of Maine designed and built. The canoe was entered in the New England Regional Concrete Canoe Competition on Friday and Saturday.

Ice prevents UMaine engineering students from testing concrete canoe in water

By Judy Harrison on April 25, 2015, at 6:58 p.m.
SKOWHEGAN | Engineering students at the University of Maine had planned to test their design skills Saturday at Lake George Regional Park during the New England Regional Concrete Canoe Competition but ice prevented them for putting the canoes in the water. More than 200 students from 11 New England …

Annual Kenduskeag canoe party helps motivate racers

By Ashley Conti on April 25, 2015, at 5:43 p.m.
For the last 15 years, Bob Noyes and his wife, Nancy, have been holding an annual Kenduskeag Stream party during the Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race. With bugle in hand, Bob plays different battle songs to help inspire racers.