Canoe racing

 

On Deck, a sports calendar for Oct. 17, 2013

on Oct. 17, 2013, at 5:26 p.m.
BASEBALL AAU tryouts At Brewer, Sluggers AAU Baseball tryouts at its facility, ages 8-13, Nov. 4 & 6, 5-7 p.m.; ages 14-18, Nov. 5 & 7, 5-7 p.m.; for more info or to register, call 207-951-2250 BASKETBALL Bangor program At Bangor, Bangor Parks and Rec is accepting registrations for its …
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Kailey Schmidt, 17, of Orono, paddles a wildwater canoe on the Penobscot River on Aug. 27, 2013, in preparation for the 2013 Wildwater National Championships, Sept. 6-7, on the Nantahala River in North Carolina.

Orono high school student preps for wildwater canoe nationals

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Aug. 30, 2013, at 1:17 p.m.
Her knees rested on a thin cushion as she knelt and began stretching the spray skirt around the cockpit. Bit by bit, Kailey Schmidt sealed herself into the boat. The barrier of the sprayskirt would keep the frothing water out of the closed canoe as she paddled through the rapids. …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Aug. 1, 2013

on Aug. 01, 2013, at 5:46 p.m.
CANOE RACING Sunday, Aug. 4 At Grand Lake Stream, Grand Lake Lodge, ninth annual West Grand Lake race, with courses of 12, 6, or 4 miles, and a shorter race for kids; all courses start and finish in the village of Grand Lake Stream and are round trips around islands …

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 18, 2013

on July 18, 2013, at 6:05 p.m.
BASEBALL Summer games Any teams interested in playing summer baseball against Millinocket 13-16 year-olds, contact Joe Montgomery at 723-4944. Belfast seeks teams The Belfast Merchants want to get a team into the New England College Baseball League or the Futures Collegiate Baseball League. Interested players and administrators who want to …

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 11, 2013

on July 11, 2013, at 5:05 p.m.
BASEBALL Summer games Any teams interested in playing summer baseball against Millinocket 13-16 year-olds, contact Joe Montgomery at 723-4944. Belfast seeks teams The Belfast Merchants want to get a team into the New England College Baseball League or the Futures Collegiate Baseball League. Interested players and administrators who want to …

On Deck, a sports calendar for June 27, 2013

on June 27, 2013, at 6:06 p.m.
BASEBALL Summer games Any teams interested in playing summer baseball against Millinocket 13-16 year-olds, contact Joe Montgomery at 723-4944. Belfast seeks teams The Belfast Merchants want to get a team into the New England College Baseball League or the Futures Collegiate Baseball League. Interested players and administrators who want to …

Local sports results for June 18, 2013

on June 17, 2013, at 9:36 p.m.
Batter up BASEBALL Little League At Old Town Playoffs: R.J. Morin 7, Global 2 R.J. Morin top hitters: Casey Downs 2 singles, Colin Rutherford double, Jamen Neptune single, double; winning pitcher: Kyle Berube; Global: Nate Young 2 singles, Hunter Brasslett double, Brian Barnaby double Orrington All-Stars 9/10 All-Stars: Nathan Alexander, …

Fort Kent Lions Club reviving popular Fish River canoe race

By Julia Bayly on May 23, 2013, at 5:52 p.m.
FORT KENT, Maine — Close to three decades ago, one of the more popular competitive river runs in the state was the annual Fish River Canoe Race from Eagle Lake to Fort Kent. A generation of canoeists later, a local civic group is hoping to put the race back on …

Local sports results for May 20, 2013

on May 20, 2013, at 9:03 p.m.
Today’s games Baseball Bangor Christian at Katahdin, 3:30 p.m. Bonny Eagle at Massabesic, 4 p.m. Brewer at Mt. Blue, 4 p.m. Bucksport at Mount Desert Island, 4:30 p.m. Central at Hermon, 4:30 p.m. Deering at South Portland, 4 p.m. DI-Stonington at Schenck (2), 3 p.m. Fort Kent at Presque Isle, …

On Deck sports calendar for May 9, 2013

on May 08, 2013, at 6:03 p.m.
BASEBALL Sluggers Spring, Summer Camps At Brewer, Sluggers Baseball and Softball Training Facility is finalizing roster for its AAU and ASA programs; the facility also is hosting mini camps in May for both baseball and softball and plans Summer Camp programs for youth baseball and softball players starting the second …

Local sports results for May 6, 2013

on May 06, 2013, at 9:29 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Girls Tennis Brunswick at Messalonskee, 4 p.m. Edward Little at Brewer, 5 p.m. Presque Isle at Caribou, 3:30 p.m. Washington Acad. at Woodland, 3:30 p.m. Boys Tennis Edward Little at Brewer, 5 p.m. Fryeburg at Freeport, 4 p.m. Messalonskee at Brunswick, 4 p.m. Presque Isle at …

2013 Kendukeag Stream Canoe Race

By Gabor Degre on April 20, 2013, at 3:30 p.m.
The 47th annual Kendukeag Stream Canoe Race had 752 paddlers in 408 boats. The water level was far better then last year, making the race enjoyable for participants and onlookers.
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Boats make their way down the Kenduskeag Stream in Bangor during the 2013 Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race.

Trevor MacLean paddles to ninth Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race victory

By Ernie Clark on April 20, 2013, at 2:17 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Trevor MacLean is not one to judge his progress in a race with a stop watch. Instead the veteran kayaker from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, relies on personal feel, course conditions, and by passing those who were sent from the starting line before him. Usually that’s virtually everyone …

Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race organizers optimistic about race conditions

By Ernie Clark on April 18, 2013, at 3:44 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Organizers of the 47th annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe race are hoping for a return to normalcy Saturday morning. Last year’s 16.5-mile trek from downtown Kenduskeag to downtown Bangor was hampered by historically low water levels, which reduced the field of registered participants to 310 watercraft — the …
From the community

Celebrating the farm with Dahlov Ipcar

By Rachel Taker on April 17, 2013, at 5:09 p.m.
Unique exhibit of Ipcar’s illustrations and lithographs at Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, Belfast. Maine Farmland Trust Gallery reopens Friday May 3 after a thorough renovation of the Trust’s downtown office in Belfast. The Gallery has been expanded to include a second floor dedicated to a dozen represented artists, while the first floor …

On Deck, a sports calendar for April 11, 2013

on April 10, 2013, at 5:36 p.m.
BASEBALL UMaine Camp At Orono, UMaine baseball team’s Spring Training Camp, April 15-19, 9 a.m. to noon, ages 8-18, all levels, cost $125, campers asked to bring spikes, glove, bat, baseball pants and catchers need to bring own gear, register by downloading brochure on goblackbears.com, for info contact Maine assistant …

Local sports results for April 6-7, 2013

on April 08, 2013, at 12:32 p.m.
Today’s games COLLEGE BASEBALL Saint Joseph’s at Bowdoin, 3:30 p.m. SOFTBALL Albany at Maine, 1 p.m. Results COLLEGE BASEBALL Friday’s Results Bowdoin 7, Bates 5 Castleton State 8-1, UM-Farmington 2-10 Rivier 2, UM-Presque Isle 1 Trinity 13, Colby 11 Saturday’s Results Bowdoin 6-10, Bates 2-1 Castleton State 5-6, UM-Farmington 1-1 …

Kayaker Wirth wins Passagassawaukeag Stream Canoe Race

on April 07, 2013, at 12:55 p.m.
BELFAST — Ray Wirth of Belfast won his second straight race of the young canoe racing season when he navigated his kayak through the 8-mile Passagassawaukeag River Race in 42 minutes, 36 seconds Saturday. Wirth, who won last week’s St. George River Race in Searsmont, finished more than three minutes …

On Deck for April 3, 2013

on April 03, 2013, at 7:17 p.m.
BASEBALL Sluggers April vacation camp At Brewer, Sluggers Indoor Baseball and Softball Training Facility, accepting registrations for its April Vacation Sports Camp, April 15–19; introductory instruction for T-Ball and Coach Pitch, focusing on basics of baserunning, playing specific positions and teamwork, outdoor games such as 4-Square, wall ball and kickball …

34th Annual St. George River Canoe Race

By Gabor Degre on March 30, 2013, at 5:38 p.m.
34th Annual St. George River Canoe Race
 
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