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On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 13


Sunday, Oct. 14

At UMaine, Orono, University of Maine baseball’s Prospect Camp, open to ages 15-18, camp is designed for the serious college/professional baseball prospects, campers should bring spikes, glove and bat, catchers need to bring their own gear, for more info contact the baseball office 581-1096 or email: ryan.forrest@umit.maine.edu

Oct. 5-7

At UMaine, Orono, UMaine’s third annual Fantasy Baseball Camp at Mahaney Diamond, includes three days of games, all uniforms, gear and meals for the weekend, a ticket to UMaine Hockey game on Oct.6, for more info contact the baseball office 581-1096 or email: ryan.forrest@umit.maine.edu


Officiating School

At Presque Isle, 7-9 p.m., Oct. 1, at Presque Isle High School, Officiating School for New Officials, $40 fee, for info contact Harry Orser 207-425-4451 or visit www.iaabo150.org

Officials Class

At Hampden, Eastern Maine Board 111 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials’ prospective class for officials, at Reeds Brook Middle School, room 164, seven-week class starts Sept. 16, 6-8:30 p.m., written test Nov. 5, fee required, those living in Hancock, Knox, Penobscot, Piscataquis and Waldo Counties are eligible, for info contact Dave Ames, Board #111 Interpreter, 789 – 5118, or damesref@tidewater.net


Saturday, Sept. 15

At Orrington, Rocky Knoll CC, Chapter 154 of the Air Force Sergeants Association’s 4th Annual Golf Tournament, benefit for Maine Veterans Home in Bangor, 9 a.m. shotgun start, tourney fee of $55 includes 18 holes, cart; to register or for sponsorship, call 207-322-5856 or email freedomrings13@aol.com

Monday, Oct. 1

At Orono, Penobscot Valley Country Club, 2nd annual EMCC Foundation Golf Tournament, scramble, 12:30 p.m. shotgun start, $125 per person, $500 for four-person team, followed by barbecue dinner, for info visit www.EMCCGolf.kintera.org

Sunday, Sept. 16

At Bangor, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K, 10 a.m. start at Bangor waterfront, register online at www.komenmaine.org or call 262-7117, preregistration opportunities at Broadway Shopping Center store next to H&R Block, Sept. 6-15, race-day registration on the waterfront, 7:30-9:30 a.m.

Saturday, Sept. 22

At Ellsworth, Be A Friend In Action 5K, 9 a.m. start at Ellsworth High school, out-and-back course features the Ellsworth Falls Rail Trail; to benefit Friends In action.

At Orono, second annual Black Bear Attack Adventure Race, at the University of Maine New Balance Student Fitness and Recreation Center, waves of runners will start at 10 am., the race is about 5K with obstacles, for registration and more information visit:umaine.edu/aod/black-bear-attack/

Saturday, Sept. 29

At Augusta, Rachel’s 5K Run and Kids 1K Fun Run, at Capitol Park, registration begins at 8 a.m., 9 a.m. start for 5K walk or run, 10 a.m. start for 1K fun run, $20 entry fee for 5K, $5 for fun run; race is a benefit to race funds and awareness about keeping toxic chemicals out of Maine’s environment.

Saturday, Sept. 30

At Blue Hill, Great Pumpkin 4K Road Race, registration 9-10 a.m. at Tradewinds Market parking lot, race begins at 10:30 a.m., $6 entry for students, $10 for adults; for info contact Chuck Lawrence, 374-5137

Sunday, Oct. 7

At South Portland, South Portland Land Trust and the SP Historical Society’s 1st Annual Bug Light 5K Run/Walk, 9 a.m., proceeds to support park, trail and historical preservation projects throughout the City of South Portland; course leads from Bug Light Park to the Spring Point Shoreway through the historic Willard Neighborhood to Willard Square and then back to the Park via the Greenbelt Walkway; register online now at www.buglight5k.com, pre-registration $15, T-shirt if by Sept. 16, race-day registration $20; Jon Dore 207-767-8257 or visit www.BugLight5K.com or contact the SPLT at sopolandtrust@gmail.com.

Saturday, Oct., 13

At Hampden, Tracks for Teachers 5-K Fun Run, also 1-mile walk, registration 8:30 a.m., race at 9 a.m., for registration, visit website: www.msad22foundation.org or email info@msad22foundation.org; rae benefits local teachers grant fund

Sunday, Oct. 21

At Augusta, Bond Brook Tread Fest at Bond Brook Recreation Center, 10- and 5-mile races, 9:30 a.m., also mountain bike races of 6, 12 and 18 miles at noon, for info email karengross57@yahoo.com, call 207-485-1131

Sunday, Nov. 4

At Penobscot Nation, Community Building, Indian Island, 4th Annual Ralph K. Thomas 8K Run, race-day registration 8-9:15 a.m., race starts 10 a.m., preregistration $12, $15 on race day, $10 and $12 for children up to age 10, proceeds to benefit Diabetes Prevention & Awareness, for info contact Robert.Bryant@penobscotnation.org or 817-7358; or Dee.Love@penobscotnation.org or 817-7301


Bangor coaches needed

At Bangor, the Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is looking for coaches for its youth Fall Soccer Program, teams practice one day per week and play Saturday mornings, those interested may call Tim Baude 992-4493 or email tim.baude@bangormaine.gov.


Sunday, Sept. 30

At Orono, University of Maine, fourth annual Cub Tracks Youth Triathlon, 1 p.m. start, mandatory pre-race meeting noon; a competitive, yet friendly, event for children ages 7 to 13; $20 per child, each participant must be accompanied by an adult; parents or guardians are expected to stay onsite during the race; register by visiting cubtracks.emmc.org; preregistration required; no race-day registration; for info call 973-4600

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