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On Deck, a Sports calendar for Oct. 17



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 Forest 581-1096 or


Fort Kent girls program

At Fort Kent Elementary School, Fort Kent Rec’s basketball all program for girls in grades 4-6, practices and games on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays 6-8 p.m., starting in late October, $20 for residents, $25 for nonresidents, registration deadline Oct. 15, register at Parks and Rec office, 416 West Main St., to volunteer or for more info contact director Ann Beaulieu 834-3730.

Sunday, Oct. 21

At Auburn, Central Maine Community College’s, several college and high school coaches will be presenting, $35 registration; for info, contact or; or call 207-755-525

Skill Development

At Old Town, Fall Basketball Skill Development, weekly sessions in October, offensive/defensive skill development, shooting improvement, physical conditioning and strength development; for info, contact Brian McDormand 290-7641

Saturday, Nov. 3

At Gorham, University of Southern Maine men’s basketball team’s Huskies’ Shooting Clinic, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., open to boys grades 3-10, $45 preregistration, $50 on clinic day, for info, contact Karl Henrikson at

Sunday, Nov. 4

At Waterville, Colby College, 15th Maine Elite Girls Basketball Showcase, girls grades 9-12, $35 per player, college coaches will be in attendance, players must preregister, for info, contact Bill Libby, or 207-866-4124


Saturday, Nov. 10

At Orrington, first Muskrat Scramble, canoes and kayaks, 4.5 miles flat water on Sedgeunkedunk Stream, no entry fee, prizes, 1 p.m. registration, 2 p.m. race, for info, call 825-4577 or email


Interval training

At Bangor, Bangor Parks and Recreation Center, 647 Main St., high-intensity interval training, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m., through Nov. 28; $45 for Bangor residents, $50 for nonresidents or $5 per class; contact or 992-4490.


Oct. 26-27

At Edgecomb, Teens To Trails is partnering with the Chewonki Foundation & Wilderness Medical Associates for a two-day Wilderness First Aid course, reduced price to high school outing club advisors and student leaders; certification for new or existing high school advisors or those considering the startup of a new program at their school; students active in outing clubs age 16 and older welcome with parental permission; cost is $100, includes field guide, patient assessment guidebook, and the Outward Bound WFA text; to register, submit form at Wilderness Medical Associates website


Sunday, Oct. 21

At Orono, 2012 Black Bear 5K, 11 a.m., early entries to the Campus Rec Office by 4 p.m. Oct. 21, late registration and number pickup at Memorial Gym room, 9:30-10:50 a.m. on race day, $12 entry fee, race is part of the Trade Winds Market Place/Sub 5 Track Club Road Race Series, for info contact Thad Dwyer, race director, Hilltop Rd Campus Recreation, the University of Maine, Orono, ME, 04469-5747 207.581.1234.

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, call 207-485-1131

Friday, Oct. 26

At Orono, first Black Bear 5K Night Run, 7 p.m., all entries must be received in the Campus Recreation Office, no later than 6:45 p.m. on Oct. 26, accepting only the first 100 runners; entry fee of $5 per person or donate can/item of food, run will take place in the University Forest, start and finish will be at the New Balance Rec Center, for info, contact Charles Bloedon, race director, Maine Bound Center, the University of Maine, Orono, ME, 04469-5747 207.581.1752.

Sunday, Oct. 28

At Orland, Wildlands Trail Run, noon, 7 miles, registration 10:30-11:30 a.m., at the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands as accessed through the South Gate entrance on Route 1 near the intersection of Route 176 in East Orland, for info contact Peter John Keeney, 207-288-3909 or to pre-entry

Saturday, Nov. 3

At Bangor, Make a Footprint 5K and fun run/walk, fun run at 9 a.m., 5K at 9:45 a.m., course winds through residential neighborhoods and starts in front of First Baptist Church on Center Street, benefits Kenya Mission team for “Kupenda for the Children.”

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 or 817-7358; or or 817-7301


Grassroots registration

At Bangor, Seacoast United Blackbear accepting registrations for winter session of Grassroots

Soccer Program, ages 4-9, introductory program teaches soccer in fun and friendly environment, for more info visit or contact Ryan Pelletier at 922-1014 or by email at

Jr. Academy registration

At Bangor, Seacoast United Blackbear accepting registrations for winter and winter/spring Jr. Academy Program, also known as Jr. Blackbear, ages 7-12, development program in a training environment which emphasizes skill development through individual and small group activities and small-sided play, for more info visit or contact Billy Shannon at 922-1016 or by email at


Tuesday, Oct. 23

At Bangor, organizational meeting for Bangor High boys swimming and diving team, room B-28, right after school, previous competitive swimming or diving experience not necessary, questions: call Coach Emery at 989-0416


Bangor Rec. classes

At Bangor, Bangor Parks and Recreation Center, 647 Main St., Zumba classes Tuesday and Thursday nights, Oct. 23-Dec. 13, 8-week program runs 5:15-6:15 p.m., fee $45 for Bangor residents, $50 for nonresidents, drop-ins welcome for $5 per class; contact or call 992-4490.

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