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American Heart Association’s Inaugural HeartStrong 10K set for April 3 in Portland

on March 10, 2016, at 3:44 p.m.
 SCARBOROUGH, Maine — The American Heart Association’s inaugural HeartStrong 10K will take place Sunday, April 3, in Portland. The event’s fundraising goal is $20,000 to benefit American Heart Association in Maine. Registration and bib pick up begins at 7:30 a.m. at Ocean Gateway Terminal located at 14 Maine State Pier in …

Track and field officials clinic slated for April 3 in Orono

on March 10, 2016, at 3:40 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — The Maine Association of USA Track & Field will conduct a free track and field officials clinic on Sunday, April 3, in the Orono Council Chambers, Town Office Building, 59 Main St. Registration begins at 11:15 a.m. and the clinic will be noon-4 p.m. The clinic is for anyone interested in …

Registration open for second annual Junior Bears Triathlon

on March 10, 2016, at 3:27 p.m.
ORONO | Registration is open for the second annual Junior Bears Triathlon to be held June 4 on the University of Maine campus. The Junior Bears Triathlon is a fundraiser for Black Bear Aquatics, a competition-based swim team located at UMaine’s Wallace Pool. The group aims to provide technical development …

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 3, 2016

on March 03, 2016, at 7:21 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — The Bangor Comrades American Legion team is sponsoring 2016 Spring Training Baseball Clinics on Sundays in March at Bangor High’s Red Barry Gym; events, sponsored by Bangor East and West Side Little Leagues, include Parent and Me “Learning the Game” Clinic, ages 5-8, 10-11:15 a.m., parent or …

Informational meeting for American Legion Baseball on March 6

on March 03, 2016, at 4:04 p.m.
HAMPDEN, Maine — The RH Foster American Legion Baseball organization will hold an informational meeting for interested players and families at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 6, at Hampden Academy cafeteria. The RH Foster American Legion Baseball team is composed of 15 to 18 year old players from Hampden Academy, Hermon High School …

Classes to begin for prospective softball umpires

on March 03, 2016, at 3:59 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Maine Amateur Softball Association District  4, with the Eastern Maine Board of Federation Softball Umpires, will hold classes for prospective softball umpires at 6 p.m. Sundays, at Bangor Parks and Recreation. Classes began on Feb. 28. Classes cover rules for middle and high school competitions, as well …

U.S. Biathlon and North American Biathlon Championships set for March 24-26 in Fort Kent

on March 03, 2016, at 3:44 p.m.
FORT KENT, Maine — The Fort Kent Outdoor Center together with the US Biathlon Association will host the U.S. Biathlon and North American Biathlon Championships March 24-26, in Fort Kent. The is the seventh time The Fort Kent Outdoor Center has been host to the U.S. Biathlon championships since startup of the facility. The event was scheduled one …

Registration open for Unity College Spring 5K

on March 03, 2016, at 2:05 p.m.
UNITY, Maine — Central Maine Striders Inc. and Unity College have announced the 34th annual Unity College Spring 5K to be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 16, on the college campus. Race-walkers start at 9:15 a.m. The rural setting of the Unity College campus is relaxed and comfortable, and the long downhill …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Feb. 26, 2016

on Feb. 26, 2016, at 7:24 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — The Bangor Comrades American Legion team is sponsoring 2016 Spring Training Baseball Clinics on Sundays in March at Bangor High’s Red Barry Gym; events, sponsored by Bangor East and West Side Little Leagues, include Parent and Me “Learning the Game” Clinic, ages 5-8, 10-11:15 a.m., parent or …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Feb. 18, 2016

on Feb. 18, 2016, at 7:46 p.m.
BASEBALL PRESQUE ISLE — The Northern Maine Board of Approved Baseball Umpires will hold their annual umpires clinic beginning on March 1 at 5:30 p.m. in the Library at Northern Maine Community College. Cost of the course is $40 which covers rule book, case book, printed materials and the exam. …

TRI-ME’s Pumpkin Harvest Half in September

on Feb. 18, 2016, at 3:11 p.m.
BETHEL, Maine — Registration is open for TRI-ME’s Pumpkin Harvest Half to be held at 8 a.m. Sept. 24, at Bethel. Registration fees increase as it gets closer to the race date. Awards for top three overall male and female runners, and for top three in each age group 19 …

Baseball umpire classes to begin Feb. 25

on Feb. 18, 2016, at 2:21 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The Eastern Maine Baseball Umpires will begin classes for those wanting to umpire baseball at the junior high and high school levels, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in the library of the Brewer Community School. Classes will run seven weeks on Thursdays. Cost is $70, which includes books. …

17th annual Mountain Valley Recreational Basketball Tournament April 1-3 in Rumford

on Feb. 18, 2016, at 2:14 p.m.
RUMFORD, Maine — The 17th annual Mountain Valley Recreational Basketball Tournament will be held on April 1-3, a week later than usual due to an early Easter, at Mountain Valley High School and Mountain Valley Middle School. Games can be played at Dirigo High School and Middle School in Dixfield …

Calais Recreation Department lists International Basketball Classics tournament schedule

By Craig Morrison on Feb. 18, 2016, at 10:39 a.m.
Saturday, March 12, 2016 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Calais High School, 1 Blue Devil Hill, Calais, Maine For more information: 207-454-2761; calaismaine.org CALAIS — The Calais Recreation Department invites teams to its 27th annual basketball tournaments at Calais High School, 1 Blue Devil Hill. The schedule is: March …

2016 Maine State Elementary/JHS Cheerleading Championship

By Craig Morrison on Feb. 17, 2016, at 12:19 p.m.
Saturday, March 5, 2016 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-454-2761; calaismaine.org The 20th Annual Maine State JHS/Elementary Cheering Championships will be held Saturday March 5th at 10:00AM at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Registration forms are available …

EMMC Sports Health to hold educational series on running

on Feb. 11, 2016, at 3:39 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Eastern Maine Medical Center will offer a free four-part educational series in preparation for the 2016 running/racing season: “Proper Footwear” with Ben Fletcher, 6 p.m. Thursday, March 10, Orono High School Cafeteria; “Overuse and Common Running Injuries” with EMMC Sports Health athletic trainers Crissy Mountain, ATC, and …

Maine Women’s Lacrosse Officials Association offering new official and junior official classes

on Feb. 11, 2016, at 3:15 p.m.
BRUNSWICK, Maine  — The Maine Women’s Lacrosse Officials’ Association is offering new official classes for adults who want to officiate girls’ lacrosse this spring. All prospective officials are required to attend a series of classes that are taught by U.S. Lacrosse-certified trainers. Classes will be held in four different locations for four or two consecutive weeks, depending …

Husson Baseball February Break Clinic at Brewer facility

on Feb. 11, 2016, at 2:55 p.m.
BREWER — Husson Baseball February Break Clinic for kids ages 6-18, 9-11 a.m. Monday-Wednesday, Feb. 15-17, at Sluggers Indoor facility, 60 Acme Road. Camp will cover the mechanics of throwing, hitting drills and fielding. Cost is $100. Email Jason Harvey at Harveyja@husson.edu or call 478-6653 for sign-up. You also can …

Black Bear 6K and 14K ski race on Feb. 21

on Feb. 11, 2016, at 2:53 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — Black Bear 6K and 14K ski race, 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21. Race-day registration will begin at 11 a.m. in the University of Maine Recreation and Fitness Center. Cost for both races is $10. For information, contact race Director Thad Dwyer at 581-1234 or visit www.umaine.edu/campusrecreation . …
Party in the Park

The Riders Club – Party in the Park

By Barry Tripp on Feb. 04, 2016, at 4:20 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Titcomb Mountain, Ski way, Farmington, maine For more information: 207-450-0132; theridersclub.org THE RIDERS CLUB PRESENTS PaRtY in the PaRk FRIDAY FEBRUARY 12 5-7PM • Boxes, Rails, Jibs, Jumps and tons of FUN!!! • 10 bucks to enter • Jamming tunes …