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On Deck for April 3, 2013


Sluggers April vacation camp

At Brewer, Sluggers Indoor Baseball and Softball Training Facility, accepting registrations for its April Vacation Sports Camp, April 15–19; introductory instruction for T-Ball and Coach Pitch, focusing on basics of baserunning, playing specific positions and teamwork, outdoor games such as 4-Square, wall ball and kickball will fill day with a creative learning experience focusing on teamwork and individual performance, arts and crafts will fill the later afternoon hours; camp broken into two groups, pre-kindergarten to second grade (ages 5–7) and grades 3-5 (ages 8-11), contact Terren Hall (thall@mainesluggers.com) or Kirstin Allen (admin@mainesluggers.com) or call 951-2250, more details available on link for School Vacation Clinics at www.mainesluggers.com

UMaine Camp

At Orono, UMaine baseball team’s Spring Training Camp, April 15-19, 9 a.m. to noon, ages 8-18, all levels, cost $125, campers asked to bring spikes, glove, bat, baseball pants and catchers need to bring own gear, register by downloading brochure on goblackbears.com, for info contact Maine assistant coach Ryan Forrest at ryan.forrest@umit.maine.edu or at 207-581-1096.


Spring High School League

At Bangor, William S. Cohen Middle School, Bangor Y Spring High School League, April 7-May 26, Sundays at 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 8 games; Family members $15, Youth members $25, nonmembers $50; for info call Bangor Y at 941-2808

April 5-7

At Jonesport-Beals High School, 12th annual Moosabec Youth Soccer Men’s Basketball Tournament, double elimination, $190 entry fee, slam dunk, 3-point contest, all-star team; pickup, league teams, college players welcome; for info contact Troy Alley 263-7625 or talley33@yahoo.com

April 15-18

At Bangor, Eagle Basketball Clinics, Husson University’s Newman Gym, directed by Husson men’s coach Warren Caruso, co-ed grades 3-8, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m., fee $60, to register: e-mail carusow@husson.edu


Kenduskeag Stream Race

Bangor Parks and Rec is accepting registrations for 47th annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race, race is April 20, preregistrations accepted until 1 p.m. April 19; fee is $20 per person with preregistration, $40 per person race day; race-day registrations will be accepted only from 6:30-7:30 a.m.; race registrations available online and at Parks and Rec office at 647 Main St., for info or to register visit www.bangorparksandrec.com or call 207-992-4490.


Noontime golf lessons

At Brewer, Tee Time Tuneup golf lessons, two time slots available: noon-1 p.m. and 1:15 -2:15 p.m., running for four weeks, lessons designed for players of all levels, will include fundamentals for beginner as well as tips for experienced player; instructor Mark Hall, PGA Professional; residents $30, nonresidents $35; class size limited to first eight registered for each session; registration available by contacting Parks & Recreation office at 989-5199


Saturday, May 11

At Blue Hill, Relay for Life-Team USA hosting second annual 5K fundraiser, registration at 7:30 a.m. at Blue Hill Town Park, Fun Run starts at 8 a.m., 5K at 8:30 a.m., preregister by April 26 for a free T-shirt, 5K registration $20; small prizes awarded, Family Fun Run is by donation, For a registration form or questions, call Kristy 904-7429 or Traci at 367-2456. Please include name, phone number and email/mailing address, or email Kenna_Brady@yahoo.com for a form.

Sunday, April 14

At Bangor, Husson University, Kappa 5K for the Kure, sponsored by members of Kappa Delta Phi National-affiliated sorority, check-in and registration 9 a.m., race starts 10 a.m. at Newman Gym and ends at the Husson Bell Tower; proceeds donated to American Cancer Society, signup table in Husson’s Campus Center the week of April 7-13, for more info or a copy of forms and waivers, contact Kayla Guerrette at guerrettek@myhusson.edu or Kristin Spellman at kristin.spellman@gmail.com, registration forms may be sent to Kappa Lambda, 1 College Circle, Bangor, ME 04401

Saturday, April 27

At Bangor, 5K in memory of Bangor native Erin Woolley, who died of cancer in 2010, along Bangor Waterfront, 10 a.m. start, to benefit Spruce Run and a scholarship in Erin’s memory through University of Maine swimming and diving team, where she was a member, for more info or to register, visit www.erinsrun.org or contact Ben Sprague at (207) 852-1405, bsprague1@gmail.com.


Bangor Parks and Rec seeks teams

At Bangor, Parks and Recreation Center, 647 Main St., Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is looking for teams for Summer Adult Softball League; available leagues are Men’s, Church and Co-ed; roster forms and more information can be found at www.BangorParksandRec.com, by calling 992-4493, or at our office at 647 Main St.

Free coaching clinic

At Brewer, free softball coaching clinic set for April 4, 6-8 p.m., at Sluggers Indoor Baseball and Softball Training Facility, speakers include University of Maine softball head coach Lynn Coutts, UMaine assistant softball coach Mike Coutts, former UMaine and current Husson University hitting instructor Terry Hall and a speaker representing ASA/Federation Umpires in Eastern Maine. No preregistration required.


Saturday, April 20

At Unity, 31st Unity College Spring 5K Road Race, coincides with Unity College’s Earth Day celebration; course starts at Unity College gymnasium and winds through the village of Unity, co-sponsored by Central Maine Striders running club, registration starts at 8 a.m. in the college’s Activities Building, race begins at 9:30 a.m., walkers start at 9:15, registration fee is $10, prizes for various age groups will be awarded, contact Gary Zane for more info (948-9241 or email gzane@unity.edu).


Coaches clinic

At Hermon, April 13, 1-4 p.m., coaches clinic open to all high school head coaches, assistant coaches, recreation instructors, volunteers and aspiring tennis instructors, at high school tennis courts, rain or shine, will move into gym if necessary, instructor is teaching pro Kelly Anchors, topics flexible but will include teaching technique and fundamentals, strategies for large group instruction, and singles and doubles strategies, fee $15 if preregistered by April 11, $20 at door, to register: email Paul Soucy at soucyp@hermon.net or call 848-4062.


Maine USATF Officials Clinic

At Orono, Town Office Building, council chambers, 59 Main St., Maine Association of USA Track & Field will conduct a free officials clinic, April 7, registration at 12:30 p.m., clinic 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; open to anyone interested in officiating track and field at the youth, high school or college level and/or becoming certified or recertified; Don Berry, master official and Certification Chair for Maine USATF, will conduct session, which is designed to provide both beginning and advanced levels on instruction and will cover all aspects of track and field officiating and rules review; rule books will be available for purchase, testing material will also be available; drinks and snacks provided; coaches and parents who want to learn more about the rules are encouraged to attend; contact Mary Cady if you plan to attend or have questions, 745-2540 or kdmarykd@gmail.com


East Grand Adventure Race

At Danforth, 8th annual East Grand Adventure Race on May 11, 20-mile triathlon includes a 1.5-plus-mile off-trail compass run, 9-plus-mile mountain biking, 7-plus miles of canoeing; climbing wall challenge and extra challenges in the field; two-person divisions: high school boys, girls, mixed; adult men, women, mixed, juniors, seniors; open division can compete as individuals or on teams of any size, relay, kayak or canoe; entry fee $20 per person which includes trophies, T-shirts, lunch and more than $1,000 in prizes for youth divisions; proceeds benefit East Grand High School’s outdoor education program, sponsored by First Wind, Woodie Wheaton Land Trust and Ski Rack Sports; registration deadline May 10; contact Dave Conley, 207-551-8729 or dave@canoethewild.com., www.eastgrandschool.org/adventure-race


Pickup games

At Brewer, volleyball, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays or 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Thursdays, Brewer Parks and Recreation Department, 207-989-5199.

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