Canoe racing

 

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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Ray Wirth paddles down the St. George River Saturday during the 34th annual canoe race in Searsmont. Wirth was the over-all winner of the season opener race with the time of 41 minutes 44 seconds.

Kayaker Wirth wins season-opening St. George River Race; event draws record field

By Dave Barber on March 30, 2013, at 4:30 p.m.
SEARSMONT, Maine — Being the first event of the season, the St. George River Race is as much a social gathering as a competition. Winning was well down the list of reasons to race for many of the people that participated in Saturday’s 34th annual event. “It’s, a matter of …

On Deck sports calendar for March 28, 2013

on March 27, 2013, at 6:21 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; weeklong program will provide introductory instruction for T-Ball and Coach Pitch, focusing on basics of baserunning, playing specific positions and teamwork, outdoor games such as 4-Square, …

On Deck

on March 20, 2013, at 6:47 p.m.
BASEBALL Free coaches clinic At Bangor, March 21, 6-8 p.m., at Seasons Restaurant, open to all coaches, assistant coaches, volunteers and parents Little League through high school; presented by UMaine coach Steve Trimper, Husson coach Jason Harvey and their staffs; to cover topics such as practice organization, teaching strategies, coaching …

On Deck Mar. 6

on March 06, 2013, at 8:25 p.m.
BASEBALL Sluggers Indoor Facility At Brewer, Indoor Winter League accepting individual and or team registrations for U10 and U12 Winter League and U13-U16 Winter Hitting League for both baseball and softball, 60 Acme Road. Season runs Feb. 23-April 6. AAU 10U-16U and ASA JO U10-U18 tryout dates listed at mainesluggers.com …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Feb. 20

on Feb. 20, 2013, at 7:01 p.m.
BASEBALL Little League meeting At Hampden, Hampden, Newburgh and Winterport Little League baseball and softball annual public meeting, 7 p.m. Feb. 24, at Town Office, for parent, coach or prospective volunteer looking to provide feedback, hear about the plans for upcoming season or interested in being on Little League board, …

On Deck for Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012

on Nov. 07, 2012, at 7:15 p.m.
BASEBALL Hitting League Membership At UMaine, Orono, at Paul J. Mitchell Batting Pavilion, Hitting League Membership, all levels, session 2 Jan. 1-March 31, Mondays and Tuesdays (6:30-9:30 p.m.), Saturdays (8 a.m. to 1 p.m.), $400 for each session or $750 for both, for info, contact UMaine assistant baseball coach Ryan …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Nov. 1, 2012

on Oct. 31, 2012, at 6:33 p.m.
BASKETBALL Bangor Y Men’s League The Bangor Y 2012-13 Men’s League begins with a round robin on Sunday, Nov. 25, games at Cohen Middle School, Sundays, 10 regular season games, at least two playoff games, $650 entry fee, registration due Nov. 21, for info contact Jodie Burckhard, Y rec director …

On Deck

By Dave Barber on Oct. 24, 2012, at 6:55 p.m.
BASEBALL Hitting League Membership At UMaine, Orono, at Paul J. Mitchell Batting Pavilion, Hitting League Membership, all levels, session 2 Jan. 1-March 31, Mondays and Tuesdays (6:30-9:30 p.m.), Saturdays (8 a.m. to 1 p.m.), $400 for each session or $750 for both, for info, contact UMaine assistant baseball coach Ryan …

On Deck, a Sports calendar for Oct. 17

on Oct. 17, 2012, at 11:26 a.m.
BASEBALL Hitting League Membership At UMaine, Orono, at Paul J. Mitchell Batting Pavilion, Hitting League Membership, all levels, session 2 Jan. 1-March 31, Mondays and Tuesdays (6:30-9:30 p.m.), Saturdays (8 a.m. to 1 p.m.), $400 for each session or $750 for both, for info, contact UMaine assistant baseball coach Ryan …

US wrestler Burroughs delivers on gold-medal promise

The Associated Press on Aug. 10, 2012, at 7:28 p.m.
LONDON — United States wrestler Jordan Burroughs had his eyes on a gold medal for months, and he let everyone know about his plans. Then he delivered at the London Games Friday. The 24-year-old American backed up all that talk, beating Iran’s Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi 1-0, 1-0 in the men’s …

Local sports results for Aug. 6, 2012

on Aug. 06, 2012, at 8:50 p.m.
Preseason HIGH SCHOOL BANGOR, Aug. 13 BANGOR — The Bangor High School cross country teams will meet for the first practice on Monday, Aug. 13, 8 a.m., near the tennis courts at Bangor High School. Contact coach Adam Goode at 991-7000 or adamisrunning@gmail.com for more info. BANGOR, Golf BANGOR — …
 
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