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On Deck, a sports calendar for Aug. 15, 2013

on Aug. 15, 2013, at 4:47 p.m.
BASEBALL Skowhegan seeks teams The 2013 Skowhegan Fall Baseball League for players ages 8-11 is seeking interested teams to play, schedule is six weeks of doubleheader games, Aug. 25 to Oct. 6, possible tourney, games at the Carl Wright Complex behind the Skowhegan Community Center, $200 registration fee per team, …
Alex Allain of Hermon has earned a spot on the Under-14 roster of the United States Region 1 roster.

Hermon 13-year-old earns prestigious berth on Region 1 national team soccer roster

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 14, 2013, at 6:38 p.m.
HERMON, Maine — Alex Allain began playing soccer when she was 4 years old in Madawaska. She and her family moved to Hermon four years later when her father, Luc, landed a job at Cianbro and Alex found herself immersed in a more intensified level of soccer. That led her …

Rain pushes Bangor Senior League World Series game to Wednesday night start

on Aug. 14, 2013, at 4:31 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Wednesday’s rain storms have caused changes in the schedule for games at the Senior League World Series at Mansfield Stadium with the game involving Maine District 3 champ Bangor being pushed back to an approximate start of 7 p.m. The day’s first game between U.S. Southwest and …

Globetrotters to give local youth first chance to play basketball at Cross Insurance Center

on Aug. 13, 2013, at 7:15 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Youth in the Bangor area will be the first players on the basketball court at the new Cross Insurance Center with the help of the Harlem Globetrotters Friday, Sept. 20. Members of the Globetrotters will host clinics for children ages 6-14, Friday, Sept. 20 at 1 p.m. …

Strong defense, pitching propel Panama past Chicago in Senior League World Series

By Joe Sturzl, Special to the BDN on Aug. 11, 2013, at 7:51 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Timely hitting, excellent defense and an impressive pitching performance propelled Latin American champion Chitre Little League of Chitre, Herrera, Panama by U.S. Central champion Clear Ridge LL of Chicago 6-0 Sunday in the second game of the Senior League World Series at Mansfield Stadium. Gertrudis Tello came …
Maine District 3 pitcher Justin Courtney of Bangor delivers to the plate against Team Canada in the fourth inning of the opening game of the Senior League World Series on Sunday, August 11, 2013 at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor. Bangor won 8-1.

Courtney, Bangor top Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, in Senior League World Series opener

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 11, 2013, at 4:08 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A picture-perfect Sunday afternoon served as the backdrop to a nearly perfect performance by the Bangor all-stars, who opened the Senior League World Series with an 8-1 victory over Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, at Mansfield Stadium. The Maine District 3 champions scored their fifth consecutive victory over …

Senior League World Series scores, schedule

on Aug. 11, 2013, at 11:31 a.m.
At Mansfield Stadium, Bangor Teams POOL A — Canada (Cape Breton, Nova Scotia), Asia-Pacific (Makati City, Philippines), Maine District 3 (Bangor), U.S. Southeast (Martinez, Ga.), U.S. West (Pearl City, Hawaii) POOL B — Europe & Africa (Emilia, Italy), Latin America (Herrera, Panama), U.S. Central (Chicago), U.S. Southwest (Laredo, Texas), U.S. …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Aug. 8, 2013

on Aug. 08, 2013, at 5:30 p.m.
FOOTBALL Bangor officials classes At Bangor, Bangor High School Lecture Hall, the Bangor Chapter of Maine Football Officials classes for prospective officials starts Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., course meets each Tuesday for 11 weeks, new officials will be allowed and encouraged to work middle school and youth league games, …
From the community
First evening of Lion of Judah Youth Football Camp at Glad Tidings Church in Bangor.

Lion of Judah Youth Football camp opened Aug. 5

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 06, 2013, at 4:04 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The first night of the Lion of Judah Youth Football Camp was held Monday at Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. Coach Cosgrove spoke to the kids about the four C’s: courage, commitment, communication, consistency. One of the young campers spoke up and added a fifth C:  Confidence. …
From the community

Lion of Judah Football Camp Aug. 5-8 in Bangor

Bangor Daily News on July 31, 2013, at 4:37 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine – Boys and girls in kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to a four-night flag football camp featuring prominent area coaches as guest speakers. These coaches include Maine Black Bears Head Coach Jack Cosgrove, Husson Eagles Head Coach Gabby Price, Husson Eagles Assistant Coach and former Bangor High …
Dan Smith will be conducting a camp that combines football and religious lessons on Aug. 5-8 at Glad Tidings Church in Bangor.

Youth camp in Bangor to combine lessons on football, religion

By Joe Sturzl, Special to the BDN on July 30, 2013, at 12:04 p.m.
With July coming to a close, NFL teams are preparing for the upcoming season and college and high school teams will take to the practice field in just a few weeks. On a field in Bangor, a camp will combine football skills and religious lessons. The Lion of Judah Football …

Skowhegan wins Cal Ripken 9U state tournament

on July 25, 2013, at 10:17 p.m.
SKOWHEGAN, Maine — Marcus Hampton stroked a triple in the first game, then rapped a double and a single in the championship game to lead Skowhegan to the Cal Ripken Baseball ages 9-10 state title on Thursday afternoon. Skowhegan edged Lisbon 5-4 in the first game, then posted an 11-2 …

Skowhegan wins again at Cal Ripken state tourney

on July 24, 2013, at 10:04 p.m.
SKOWHEGAN — The host Skowhegan all-stars and the Gorham I team each posted victories Wednesday during the Cal Ripken baseball 9U state championship tournament being held at the Carl Wright Complex. Gorham I edged Andy Valley East 11-8, then Skowhegan registered a 12-9 win over the Gorham I contingent. Gorham …
Members of the Bronco Little League Junior League baseball team pose with their coaches after winning the District 3 championship recently. On Sunday, the squad captured the state title at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor. The team represents Hampden, Hermon, Newburgh and Winterport.

Bronco wins Junior League baseball state tourney

By Pete Warner on July 21, 2013, at 9:59 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Bronco Little League of the Hampden, Hermon, Winterport and Newburgh area completed its run through the Maine Junior League Baseball State Championship tournament on Sunday with a 5-2 victory over Falmouth at Mansfield Stadium. Bronco, which beat Ellsworth 10-1 and downed Falmouth 8-1 on Saturday, advances to …
Kyle Bouchard

Houlton’s Kyle Bouchard sparks Maine Athletic Club 17-and-under basketball team to win

By Ernie Clark on July 21, 2013, at 4:24 p.m.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Houlton’s Kyle Bouchard scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds Saturday night as the Maine Athletic Club edged E1T1 of Florida 48-47 to advance to the silver bracket of the AAU boys 17-and-under national Supershowcase basketball tournament. The Maine team was scheduled to play its first silver …

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 …
 
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