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On Deck, a sports calendar for June 26, 2014

on June 26, 2014, at 7:47 p.m.
BASEBALL MILLINOCKET — Any teenagers or local teams interested in playing summer baseball games against teams ages 13-16 should contact Joe Montgomery at 723-4944. ORONO — University of Maine Skills Day Camp for children ages 6-12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., July 7-11, Mahaney Diamond. Registration 8:30 a.m. on July 7. Lunch …

TV, radio schedule for June 27, 2014

on June 26, 2014, at 4 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR, Nationwide Series: John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300, final practice, 9 a.m., FS1-TV, race, 7:30 p.m., ESPN-TV; WWNZ Veazie (1400 AM); WFZX Searsport (101.7 FM) radio NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series: Quaker State 400, final practice, 1 p.m., 5:30 p.m., qualifying, FS1-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at NEW …

TV, radio schedule for June 26, 2014

on June 25, 2014, at 4:16 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series: Kentucky, qualifying, 4:30 p.m., race, 8 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, Nationwide Series: John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300, practice, 6:30 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, MINOR LEAGUE NORFOLK at PAWTUCKET, 7 p.m., NESN-TV PORTLAND at READING, 7 p.m., Z105.5, WEZR Lewiston (1240 AM), WTME Rumford (780 …

TV, radio schedule for June 25, 2014

on June 24, 2014, at 4:50 p.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at SEATTLE, 10 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WSYY Millinocket (94.9 FM), WEGP Presque Isle (1390 AM), WKTJ Farmington (99.3 FM), WALZ Machias (95.3 FM), WLOB Portland (1310 AM), …

Local sports results for June 21-22, 2014

on June 22, 2014, at 9:43 p.m.
Tourney scoreboard HIGH SCHOOL STATE FINALS BASEBALL Saturday, June 21 At St. Joseph’s, Standish Class A Bangor 8, Windham 0 Class C Washington Acad. 7, Sacopee Valley 1 At Mansfield, Bangor Class B Greely 1, Caribou 0 Class D Bangor Christian 5, Wiscasset 4 SOFTBALL At St. Joseph’s, Standish Class …

Wie wins U.S. Women’s Open for first major

By The Sports Xchange on June 22, 2014, at 6:42 p.m.
PINEHURST, N.C. — Michelle Wie won her first major championship, using an eagle to fend off a charge from the world’s top-ranked female player on the way to Sunday’s victory in the U.S. Women’s Open. A decade removed from arriving on the women’s golf circuit as a teenage standout, Wie …

TV, radio sports schedule for June 23, 2014

on June 22, 2014, at 4:12 p.m.
BASEBALL, COLLEGE World Series Final Game 1, VANDERBILT vs. VIRGINIA, 8 p.m., ESPN-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at SEATTLE, 10 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WSYY Millinocket (94.9 FM), WEGP Presque Isle (1390 …

Local sports results for June 20, 2014

on June 22, 2014, at 3:13 p.m.
Baseball/softball scoreboard HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL State finals At St. Joseph’s, Standish Class A Bangor (17-2) vs. Windham (11-9), 1 p.m. Class C Sacopee Valley (19-0) vs. Washington Acad. (14-4), 4:30 p.m. At Mansfield, Bangor Class B Caribou (14-6) vs. Greely (16-3), 11 a.m. Class D Bangor Christian (17-1) vs. Wiscasset …

TV, radio schedule for June 21-22, 2014

on June 20, 2014, at 4:37 p.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING Formula One Racing, Austrian Grand Prix, qualifying, 8 a.m., NBCSN-TV NASCAR, Nationwide Series, Gardner Denver 200, qualifying, 11:30 a.m., ESPN2-TV, race, 2:45 p.m., ABC-TV; WWNZ Veazie (1400 AM); WFZX Searsport (101.7 FM) radio BASEBALL, COLLEGE NCAA World Series Game 13: Teams TBA, 3 p.m., ESPN2-TV Game 14: …
From the community

Crusher Open Golf Tournament slated Aug. 22

Bangor Daily News on June 19, 2014, at 2:54 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Red Claws, presented by Unum, today announced that the team, in conjunction with Riverside Golf Course, will be hosting the First Annual Crusher Open golf tournament to benefit the Maine Red Claws Foundation and the First Tee Program at Riverside. The tournament will be held on Friday, …
From the community

Animal Orphanage scramble golf tournament

Bangor Daily News on June 17, 2014, at 10:28 a.m.
HERMON, Maine — The Animal Orphanage scramble golf tournament will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 28, with a rain date of June 29, at Hermon Meadows Golf Course, Billings Road. Entry fee is $50 per person or $200 per team, which includes green fees, lunch, tournament entry, cart, top team …
Golfers enjoy some fall foliage as they play the 10th hole at Sugarloaf Golf Club in September 2013. The BDN is asking readers to submit their choices for Maine’s toughest golf holes.

BDN soliciting readers’ help in identifying Maine’s toughest golf holes

By Pete Warner on June 16, 2014, at 6:09 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Golfers in Maine are blessed to have access to nearly 150 courses located throughout the state. Many of those layouts feature a hole that leaves a lasting impression in the minds of players — because of how difficult it is. In seizing upon that theme, the Bangor …

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 …

THIRD Local sport results for June 10, 2014

on June 10, 2014, at 9:21 p.m.
Tourney scoreboard TENNIS HIGH SCHOOL BOYS Eastern Maine Regional finals Tuesday, June 10 At Champions, Waterville Class C C7: No. 2 George Stevens 5, No. 4 Madawaska 0 Wednesday, June 11 At Colby, Waterville Class A A7: No. 3 Hampden (12-2) vs. No. 5 Mount Ararat (9-5), 10 a.m. Class …
Ricky Jones of the Samoset Resort Golf Club lines up a putt at the 94th Maine Amateur Championship at the Augusta Country Club in Manchester in this July 2013 file photo.

‘I didn’t deserve to win it’: Jones’ early departure costs him title chance at Bunyan golf tourney

By Larry Mahoney on June 09, 2014, at 5:38 p.m.
After shooting a seven-over-par 79 at the Penobscot Valley Country Club in Orono on Saturday, defending Paul Bunyan Amateur Golf Tournament champion Ricky Jones of Thomaston said he figured he would have to shoot a 68 or 69 at the Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor on Sunday to …
Sam Grindle of Deer Isle tees off on the 18th hole of play during the 50th annual Paul Bunyan Amateur Golf Tournament at the Kebo Valley Club in Bar Harbor Sunday.

Deer Isle golfer wins Bunyan tourney in playoff after defending champ leaves course

By Larry Mahoney on June 08, 2014, at 8:09 p.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Deer Isle’s Sam Grindle hit an 8-iron on the 158-yard fourth hole earlier in the round but pulled it a little left, so he went with a 9-iron on the fourth extra hole of the 50th annual Paul Bunyan Amateur Golf Tournament Sunday at the Kebo …

Paul Bunyan golf tourney first-round leaders

on June 07, 2014, at 10:07 p.m.
The leaders from Saturday’s Paul Bunyan Amateur Golf Tournament at Penobscot Valley CC in Orono. A-B Flight: 1. Sam Grindle 71 2. Mike O’Brien 73 3. Jack Wyman 74 4. (tie) Drew Powell 75 Andrew Stonehouse 75 Casey Catell 75 Len Cole 75 Greg Martin 75 Lance Bernier 75 10. …
From the community
Danny White tees off for Pine Tree Hospice

Pine Tree Hospice to Host Golf Open

By Jane Stitham on June 06, 2014, at 3:02 p.m.
It is June in Maine and the thoughts of a certain segment of our population turn to golf. Area golf courses have emerged from winter dormancy to offer prime conditions for golfers. For several years, Pine Tree Hospice has hosted a fundraising golf tournament. This year’s “Golf Open” will take …

On Deck, a sports calendar for June 5, 2014

on June 05, 2014, at 8:25 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 …
Mark Plummer of Manchester dominated the Paul Bunyan golf tourney from the 1980′s through the early 1990′s,with 11 tourney titles. Here, Plummer putts during the Greater Bangor Open in 1991.

‘Even at my age, 66, I still like to compete’: Paul Bunyan golf tourney celebrates 50th anniversary

By Larry Mahoney on June 04, 2014, at 1:30 p.m.
In 1965, the Bangor Daily News sponsored the first Paul Bunyan Amateur Golf Tournament to help generate interest in golf in the area. A total of 119 golfers competed in the 54-hole affair, which was held at Pinewood (now Lucerne), the Bangor Municipal Golf Course and Penobscot Valley Country Club …
 
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