Canoe racing

 

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.
VIDEO
Ray Wirth of Belfast, capsizes his kayak while racing down Six Mile Falls on the Kenduskeag Stream during the 49th annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race Saturday. The 16.5-mile race starts in Kenduskeag and ends in downtown Bangor. Despite capsizing his boat Wirth finished 6th overall in the race with a time of 2:21:06. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

High water level leads to fast times at Kenduskeag canoe race; MacLean wins for the 10th time

By Sam Bonsey, Special to the BDN on April 25, 2015, at 4:35 p.m.
BANGOR | Canoers and kayakers raced to fast times at the 49th Annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race during chilly conditions and high water levels on Saturday. The race, which has become an iconic event for Bangor, started at 8:30 a.m. in Kenduskeag Village with hundreds of locals coming out …

Favorable conditions expected for Kenduskeag Stream race

By Larry Mahoney on April 23, 2015, at 2:04 p.m.
BANGOR | The water will be high for Saturday’s 49th annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race but not unusually high, and the fact the race was pushed back a week for the first time in its history will prove a wise decision. That was the word from Bangor Parks and …
Baskahegan Stream Canoe Race

34 Mile Baskahegan Stream Canoe Race

By Dave on April 20, 2015, at 9:13 a.m.
Saturday, May 9, 2015 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: East Grand School, 31 Houlton Road, Danforth, Maine For more information: 207-551-8729; eastgrandschool.org/adventure-race 34 Mile of wilderness paddling on Baskahegan Stream, Kossuth to Bancroft. Race will run in conjunction with the East Grand Adventure Race. One division-Experienced, Canoe or kayak. …
Ray Wirth of Belfast, pictured during the 2013 St. George River Race, registered the fastest time during the Marsh Stream Sprints held Sunday in Winterport.

Paddlers complete busy weekend in Souadabscook, Marsh Stream events

on April 19, 2015, at 10:33 p.m.
HAMPDEN — Eastern Maine’s canoe and kayak enthusiasts were busy over the weekend as two races were held in the region. The Souadabscook Stream Race took center stage on Saturday. It was split into two different events, one over a short course and the other a downriver course. Organizers also …

36th St. George River Race results

on April 11, 2015, at 7:44 p.m.
Canoe racing 36th St. George River Race At Searsmont, 6 miles Canoe, Century Rec: Alan Paradis, Bill Anderson 46:04, Tammy Kelley, Bob Hessler 52:54, Brian Battista, Dan Merrill 53:31, Mike Bridges, John Lightner 54:29, John Scofield, Joseph Kelley 59:28; Clydesdale: Nolan Mabee, Rick O’Donald 52:40; College: Kailey Schmidt, Nash Allan …
The canoe of Hermon paddler Mark Risinger was broken in two and badley damaged during a 2014 training run on Souadabscook Stream. On Saturday, Risinger used the repaired canoe to participate in the 36th St. George River Race in Searsmont.

Rockport teen delights in first solo paddle in St. George River Race

By Pete Warner on April 11, 2015, at 6:12 p.m.
SEARSMONT | Max Dingle of Rockport has been paddling with one or both of his parents in canoe races for several years. On Saturday morning, he achieved an important milestone when he competed on his own. The 13-year-old was among 150 paddling enthusiasts celebrating the weather-delayed start to the …

On Deck, a sports calendar for April 2, 2015

on April 02, 2015, at 8:25 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 …

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 26, 2015

on March 26, 2015, at 8:06 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 …

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 19, 2015

on March 19, 2015, at 7:37 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — Bangor Comrades American Legion Baseball will conduct free clinics four Sundays, March 1-22, with March 29 as a weather makeup date, for Bangor youth at Bangor High Red Barry Gym. Registration and entrance to the gym will be on the Peakes Auditorium side. Clinics are 10-11:15 a.m. …

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 12, 2015

on March 12, 2015, at 7:04 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — Bangor Comrades American Legion Baseball will conduct free clinics four Sundays, March 1-22, with March 29 as a weather makeup date, for Bangor youth at Bangor High Red Barry Gym. Registration and entrance to the gym will be on the Peakes Auditorium side. Clinics are 10-11:15 a.m. …

Time to register for the 49th annual Kenduskeag Canoe Race

on March 12, 2015, at 1:26 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the 49th annual Kenduskeag Canoe Race, to be held Saturday, April 18. The fee is $20 per person with pre-registration, and $40 per person on Friday, April 17, and the day of the race 6:30-7:30 a.m. Participants must be …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Oct. 24, 2014

on Oct. 24, 2014, at 4:50 p.m.
BASEBALL ORONO — Registration is underway for the University of Maine Junior Winter Clinic, which will be held 4:30-6:30 p.m. on 12 consecutive Saturdays; and its Senior Winter Clinic, which will be held 6:30-8:30 p.m. on 12 consecutive Saturdays. Cost is $250 for instruction with UMaine players and coaches.The goal …

On Deck a sports calendar for Oct. 9, 2014

on Oct. 09, 2014, at 7:07 p.m.
BASEBALL AUGUSTA — Central Maine Bobcats travel baseball will hold tryouts for the 2015 season on Oct. 12 and 19. The location and time will be given when participants pre-register with Pete at 462-7913 or Butch at 649-0707. Age groups are 12 years old and up; 13 and up; and …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Oct. 2, 2014

on Oct. 02, 2014, at 7:19 p.m.
BASEBALL AUGUSTA — Central Maine Bobcats travel baseball will hold tryouts for the 2015 season on Oct. 12 and 19. The location and time will be given when participants pre-register with Pete at 462-7913 or Butch at 649-0707. Age groups are 12 years old and up; 13 and up; and …

Local sports results for August 7, 2014

on Aug. 07, 2014, at 11:04 p.m.
Legion Baseball Northeast Regional At Middletown, Connecticut Thursday, Aug. 7 G1: Milford, Massachusetts, 5, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 4 G2: RCP (Rocky Hill-Cromwell-Portland), Connecticut, 9, Dover, New Hampshire 6 G3: Bangor 7, Cheshire, Connecticut 1 G4: Middletown, Connecticut 4, Essex, Vermont 2Story continues below advertisement. Friday, Aug. 8 G5: Pawtucket, Rhode …

Races slated on Stillwater River

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 07, 2014, at 9:02 a.m.
ORONO, Maine — Stillwater River Races will be held the evenings of Thursdays, Aug. 14 and 21, at the bridge near University Inn in Orono. Just-For-Fun Sprint at 5 p.m.; Youth-Only at 6:15 p.m.; and Big Event at 6:30 p.m., which includes a two-mile recreational option, a war canoe team …

On Deck, a sports calendar for June 12, 2014

on June 12, 2014, at 5:26 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — Husson Summer Baseball Day Camp, June 23-27, Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday 8:30-noon, ages 8-15, lunch provided, $300 per player; camp includes instruction from Husson coaching staff and players on throwing, catching, pitching, fielding, hitting, bunting, baserunning and game situations; to register or for more info contact …