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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 …

Little league District 3 champ Old Town prepares for state tourney

on July 17, 2013, at 6:02 p.m.
The Old Town Little League baseball all-stars are preparing for state-tourney action this weekend after capturing the District 3 title for ages 9-10 in Orrington last week. Old Town will play its first state-tourney game when it takes on the District 5 champ at 5 p.m. Saturday in Waldoboro, the …

Bangor all-stars force final game against Bronco Little League in junior baseball tourney

By Joe Sturzl, Special to the BDN on July 14, 2013, at 6:26 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — An unexpected yet pleasant surprise for the Bangor all-stars kept the team alive in the District 3 Junior Little League baseball tournament Sunday at Mansfield Stadium. John Clement, known more for his pinch-running role because of his speed on the basepaths, led Bangor with a double, triple …

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 …

Bangor Junior League All-Stars eliminate Brewer, stay alive in baseball tourney

By Joe Sturzl, Special to the BDN on July 10, 2013, at 8:19 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The Junior League All-Stars of Bangor staved off elimination for the second straight day at Mansfield Stadium in the District 3 baseball tourney Wednesday thanks to a strong performance by the top of their lineup en route to a 6-1 elimination round victory over Brewer. “The top …
Bangor's Cameron Burpee slides into home plate as Holbrook's Tyler Williams bobbles the ball on Tuesday at Mansfield Stadium during third inning action in Bangor

Bangor Junior League baseball all-stars defeat Holbrook

By Joe Sturzl on July 09, 2013, at 8:18 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Bangor head coach Jim Owens had one word to describe his Junior League team’s 6-1 victory over Holbrook at Mansfield Stadium. “Gritty.” Bangor scored six runs on only two hits, six walks and four Holbrook errors to advance in the double-elimination District 3 Junior League baseball all-star …

Philippines team first one to qualify for Senior League World Series in Bangor

By Ernie Clark on July 08, 2013, at 10:10 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The 2013 Senior League World Series has its first entry. The International Little League Association of Manila in the Philippines will represent Asia-Pacific in the 10-team event set for Aug. 11-17 at Mansfield Stadium after edging the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands 7-6 in seven innings …

‘Reach for the Stars’ Nutrition/Football Camp set Saturday

on June 27, 2013, at 12:07 a.m.
BUCKSPORT, Maine — Strong Mind-Strong Body Inc.’s “Reach for the Stars” Nutrition and Football Camp is scheduled for Saturday, June 29, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Bucksport Middle School for players ages 12-17 (grades 7-12). The cost is $15 per person or $10 each for groups of 10. Proceeds …

Local sports results for June 18, 2013

on June 18, 2013, at 9:49 p.m.
Batter up BASEBALL Little League At Hampden, semifinals Anglers 13, Forrest Auto Body 11 Anglers top hitters: Derek Gendreau 2 home runs, single, 4 RBIs; Nick Lorenzo home run, double, single; Ross Webb home run, double; winning pitcher: Derek Gendreau; Forrest Auto Body: Wyatt Harriman home run, double; Jay Hatch …
Edward Hellier, a well-known South Portland coach and volunteer, died this week.

South Portland youth coach mourned after succumbing to cancer

By David Harry on June 18, 2013, at 5:48 p.m.
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — In a well-traveled and colorful life, three things stood out for Edward “Ted” Hellier. “If he wasn’t talking about his kids, it was lacrosse and solar,” Susan Hellier said Tuesday, one day after her husband died of cancer at age 57. After an itinerant youth that …

On Deck, a sports calendar for June 13, 2013

on June 13, 2013, at 4:21 p.m.
BASEBALL Summer games Any teams interested in playing summer baseball against Millinocket 13-16 year-olds, contact Joe Montgomery at 723-4944. Husson Baseball Camp At Bangor, Husson University baseball camp, June 24-28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., ages 7-18, $325, for info contact Husson coach Jason Harvey at (207) 992-4948 or harveyja@husson.edu BASKETBALL UMaine …

On Deck, a sports calendar for June 6, 2013

on June 06, 2013, at 5:37 p.m.
BASKETBALL Clark Noonan Tourney At Bangor High School, 2nd Annual Clark Noonan Memorial Scholarship Tournament, June 28-30, $10 per player, entry deadline June 12, ages 16 and over, 22-team limit, for info contact Luke Hetterman 852-5302-lukehetterman@umit.maine.edu Downeast Shooting Camp At Trenton, Acadia Christian School, Downeast C-Ed Basketball Shooting Day Camp, …

Bangor Youth Hockey, Penobscot Valley Hockey Conference merge; Brewer declines offer

By Dave Barber on May 29, 2013, at 5:23 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The board of directors of Bangor Youth Hockey and the Penobscot Valley Hockey Conference have merged their organizations into one for the upcoming season. “This should make us more competitive and offer our kids a greater ability to play with kids from other towns,” said Shane McCannell, …

Two Maine youth hockey teams advance to national quarterfinals before elimination

By Dave Barber on April 08, 2013, at 8:08 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Two of the four Maine youth hockey teams involved in national tournaments that concluded last weekend advanced to the quarterfinals of their respective divisions. All four teams representing Maine were from the Portland area. The Casco Bay Hockey Association sent teams to the three tournaments for boys. …

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, …
Blackbear United Football Club of Bangor won the under-15 girls State Cup final on June 3, 2012, at Falmouth High School. Blackbear defeated southern Maine's Seacoast United 2-1 and earned a berth in the U.S. Youth Soccer Region I Tournament June 28-July 3. Team members are: (front row, from left) Allison Boulier, Savannah Allain, Pilar Elias, Claire Petersen, Anna-Maria Dagher, Diana Tyutyunnyk, Catelyn Kimball, Lily Koffman; (back) Coach MJ Ball, Maddie Page, Eve George, Emily Berry, Faith Forsythe, Abby Pyne, Opal Curless, Morgan Buck, Emma Gutheinz, Sarah Clough and Kaitlin Saulter.  Even after becoming executive director of Fields4Kids in Bangor, Ball continues to find time to coach, including this team as a U16 squad now.

Busy Fields4Kids facility, coaching and looking to future keep Ball rolling

By Dave Barber on March 23, 2013, at 7:54 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Since becoming executive director of Fields4Kids plus coaching soccer, looking to build a new indoor sports and physical-activity facility and helping his wife raise two young children, MJ Ball has learned one thing for sure. “It’s all about time management,” he said. “And apparently, I don’t need …

Connecticut Wizards win New England District Tier II Peewees Regional in Orono

By Dave Barber on March 10, 2013, at 7:22 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — The sign taped on the glass behind the bench of the Wonderland Wizards of Bridgeport, Conn., expressed the team’s philosophy. “Hustle and Heart Sets Us Apart,” it read, and they made it happen Sunday afternoon. The Wizards held off Darien, Conn., 4-2 in the championship game of …

Extensive study to probe youth sports concussions

By Ian Simpson, Reuters on Jan. 07, 2013, at 5:05 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The Institute of Medicine launched on Monday a sweeping study of rising sports-related concussions among U.S. youth, amid concerns that the injuries may have contributed to the suicides of professional football players. The Institute, part of the private, nonprofit National Academies, will probe sports-related concussions in young people from …

Local sports results for Dec. 29-30, 2012

on Dec. 30, 2012, at 11:18 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Boys Basketball Easton at Wisdom, 2:30 p.m. Foxcroft at Caribou, 4:30 p.m. Old Town at Hermon, 2:30 p.m. Girls Basketball Biddeford at Scarborough, 1 p.m. Deering at South Portland, 1 p.m. Easton at Wisdom, 1 p.m. Foxcroft at Caribou, 1:30 p.m. Mount Desert Island at John …

On Deck: Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012

on Dec. 26, 2012, at 8:19 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 …
 
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