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On Deck, a sports calendar for July 5

BASKETBALL

Tuesday, July 17

At Fort Fairfield, Potato Blossom Festival 3-on-3 basketball tourney, at Fort Fairfield Community Center, 6 p.m., register night of event no later than 5:45 p.m., must be at least 16, $40 per team, for info contact 472-3882

CANOE RACING

Saturday, July 21

At Forbes Landing on Aroostook River, Regatta on the Aroostook, canoe and kayak race, registration 3-4:30 p.m. at Forbes Landing, 6.5 miles of flat water, $10 a person, for info contact 472-3882 or 227-6306

CYCLING

Sunday, July 22

At Fort Fairfield, Spud Cycle Classic Bicycle Race, registration 8 a.m. at Fort Fairfield Community Center, 25- and 12-mile races start at the Blockhouse on Main Street, $15 per rider, for info contact 472-3882 or 227-6306

CHEERLEADING

Spirit Camp

At Orono, for grades 1-6, July 25-27, 9 am. to 3 p.m. at the University of Maine Student Recreation Center; instruction will be provided by the University of Maine Cheerleaders; register by June for a free camp T-shirt; for more info, email Spiritcheercamp@aol.com, or call Tami Campbell at 862-3355.

Flyers Cheering Clinic

The Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its brand new Cheering Clinic, July 9-11, grades 3-6, 9:30- noon for $25, grades K-2, 9:30-10:45 a.m. for $15, for more info or to register, visit www.BangorParksandRec.com or call 990-4490

FOOTBALL

Brewer seeks coaches

Brewer Youth Football is looking for interested and experienced football coaches to potentially coach in its youth football program for grades 3-4 or 5-6; those interested may send notification

and contact information to brewerwitchesyouthfootball@yahoo.com

UMaine Camps

At Kents Hill and Saco, University of Maine football team high school day camps, July 26 at Thornton Academy in Saco; Black Bear coaches will conduct drills and competitions, 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., $25 per person, only equipment needed is cleats; to register or for more information, contact coach Shawn Demaray at shawn.demaray@umit.maine.edu; deadline for Kents Hill camp is June 25, for Saco camp July 23; players must fill out medical and risk forms, available at GoBlackBears.com, and take them to the camp.

7-on-7 Camp

At Orono, University of Maine, Alfond Stadium, UMaine football team’s 7-on-7 High School Tournament, July 28, “two-hand touch” event includes morning round-robin play and single-elimination playoffs in the afternoon, UMaine coaches will officiate; $150 per team, athletes should bring a lunch, snacks, footballs, a jersey, sneakers and cleats; no pads needed; cost includes UMaine t-shirt; to register or for information, contact coach Shawn Demaray at shawn.demaray@umit.maine.edu by July 20; players must fill out medical and risk forms and take them to the camp.

GOLF

Saturday, July 21

At Fort Fairfield, Aroostook Valley CC, Potato Blossom Festival Golf Scramble, three-person scramble, minimum team handicap of 30, for info contact AVCC 800-980-8747 or 207-476-8083.

July 23-27

At Winterport, Junior Golf Camp at Sonny’s Par 3 and Driving Range, ages 11-14, July 23-27, 8-11:30 a.m., golf fundamentals, rules and 9-hole tourney on final day, for info contact 223-5242 or visit sonnysrange.com

Friday, Aug. 3

At Rocky Knoll CC, Orrington, Brewer High School’s Class of 1967 Golf Scramble, 1-4 p.m., $25 fee, prizes, tourney benefits BHS Scholarship Fund, past alumni and friends welcome, sign up at Rocky Knoll or contact Lynn Hunt at 989-5876 or on the BHSClassof67 website

ROAD RACING

Saturday, July 14

At Hermon, Danforth’s to Dysart’s 7th Annual 5K Road Race and Blueberry Pie Challenge, 8 a.m. Fun Run ($5 half-mile), 8:30 a.m. 5K Walk ($15), 9 a.m. 5K ($15), for extra $10, run two miles, eat a piece of blueberry pie and finish race; race-day registration 7 a.m at Hermon High; race benefits Hermon High cross country team

Saturday, July 21

At Fort Fairfield, Potato Blossom 5-Mile Road race, preregistration 7:30 a.m., walkers start 8:30 a.m., runners at 9 a.m. on Main Street, across from Hillside IGA, $15 a person, for info contact Paul Lamoreau 764-6517

SOCCER

Saturday, July 21

At Caribou, ski building, Caribou High School athletic complex, Northern Maine Board of Approved Soccer Officials clinic for prospective soccer officials, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., clinician is Bob Stedt, NMBASO Rules Interpreter; anyone age 18 or older who is interested in officiating soccer this fall on the middle school and junior varsity levels in Aroostook County is urged to attend, $35, preregistration is recommended; contact Bob Stedt at 896-5501, 896-5514 or 540-2550, or by email at rstedt@maine.rr.com.

SOFTBALL

July 17-18

At Fort Fairfield, Potato Blossom Festival Girls Softball Tourney, 8:30 a.m., junior girls ages 9-12, senior girls 13-16 as of May 1, 2012, $50 per team, register through local rec department, for info contact Fort Fairfield parks and rec 472-3882

Saturday, July 7

At Bangor, The M Room Summer Sizzler, USSSA Men’s Class E slow pitch softball tournament, $250, contact Matt at 215-6317

SWIMMING

Wednesday, July 18

At Fort Fairfield, Potato Blossom Festival Swim Meet, at municipal pool, ages 18 and under as of May 1, 2012, $50 per team, register through local rec department, for info contact Fort Fairfield parks and rec 472-3882

TRIATHLON

July 21-22

At Fort Fairfield, Maine Potato Blossom Festival Triathlon, combines participants’ times from Potato Blossom canoe race, road race and cycling race.


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