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



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, for more info contact Amos Reid at, 474-2854, or post a message on the Skowhegan Cal Ripken League Facebook page.


Aug 19-Nov. 1

At Bangor, Individual Shooting and Player Position Play Lessons, $30 for one-hour sessions per player, two players $15 per hour, site provided, for info contact Bob Cimbollek at 356-6787.


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, for more info contact Alan Kochis at 989-4372 or Allan Snell at 825-4515.


Sunday, Aug. 18

At JaTo Highlands GC, Lincoln, Lee Academy Tourney, Sunday Aug. 18, 9 a.m., shotgun start, 4-person scramble, 18 holes, $ 75 per person, $300 per team, register or get more info by calling 738-2252 or visiting, proceeds will help furnish new classrooms, fee includes: green fees and cart rental, golf souvenir, door prize entry, post-tourney barbecue, benefit raffle.

Thursday, Sept. 5

At Auburn, Martindale Country Club, 527 Beech Hill Road, Maine Boys to Men and The Edge Academy golf tournament to benefit community youths, begins 8:15 a.m. Sept. 5, tournament is geared toward bringing together coaches, educators and parents to raise awareness on the importance of encouraging young athletes to be effective leaders on and off the field; to register, visit or contact Mike Coutts at 878-2600.

Saturday, Sept. 14

At Brooks, Country View Golf Course, FUTURE MSAD3’s 10th annual golf tournament fundraiser, Sept. 14, continental breakfast and lunch served, many prizes, team fee is $200 when paid by Aug. 21, for info call Shirley Caler 342-5993, or visit

Monday, Sept. 23

At Belgrade Lakes Golf Club, the Friends of Maine Women’s Basketball’s 19th annual Golf Classic, Sept. 8, registration begins at 11:30 a.m., shotgun at noon kicks off four-person scramble format, barbecue during tourney, special hole features and prizes, cost of $150 per golfer includes a cart and barbecue, for more info contact Samantha Wheeler by email at or by phone at 207-581-1075.


Grass drag races

At Medway, East Branch Sno-Rovers, a Katahdin Area Snowmobile Racing Affiliate, and ISR Affiliate, Grass Drag event Aug. 16-18, Hathaway Road, in Medway, test and tune on Friday; qualifying rounds on Saturday; and North American Challenge Finals on Sunday; categories are stock, imp stock, pro stock, pro mod, open mod and pro max; for info: 746-9348.


Saturday, Aug. 17

At Hampden, 5th Annual Craig Thomas McBean Memorial 5K and Kids 1 Mile Fun Run, registration fee $15, Kids Fun Run by donation, Fun Run 8:30 a.m., 5K 9 a.m. , proceeds benefit the Craig Thomas McBean Scholarship Fund at Hampden Academy, race-day registration, 7:30 a.m., for info, contact 862-3571 or 944-2929 or or

Saturday, Aug. 24

At Hampden, Warren Bishop Memorial Run, 2.9 miles on the Old Hampden Academy Cross Country course or 1.5 mile Fun Run/Walk (first loop of course), 9 a.m. start, registration begins at 7:30 a.m., at Old Hampden Academy, registration forms available at the New Hampden Academy and the Hampden Recreation department, for more info, email Dick Balentine at

Saturday, Aug. 31

At Bangor, Golden Eagles Fun 5K/10K, fun run to benefit EMCC athletic teams, mostly flat course around campus, 9 a.m. start, race day registration 7:30-8:45 a.m., fee $10, children under 12 run for free, race website and registration form: for more info, contact race director Tom Ordelt at<> or 207-322-1842.

Monday, Sept. 2

At Bangor, 51st Bangor Labor Day 5 Mile Road Race, race-day registration 7:45-8:45 a.m., race starts at 9 a.m., starts and finishes at Bangor Parks and Rec Center, entry $20 per participant, for info or to register to, participants may also register at Bangor Parks and Rec office.


Sept. 6-7

At Orono and UMaine, Orono Festival Days Softball Tournament, the tournament is coed and there is a minimum of two women in the lineup, entry fee is $80 per team with each team guaranteed three games, for info contact Rob St. Louis 207-852-1033

Sept. 7-8

At Woodland, Woodland Coed Softball Tournament, $150 entry fee, double elimination, 7 men/3 women, 1-1 count with ASA rules, for info contact Ryan Lincoln at 904-7231

Flame to hold tryouts

At South Portland, Wainwright Fields, Southern Maine Flame’s tryouts for the 2014 season, 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, fastpitch softball, a $20 fee is required at tryouts, you only have to attend one tryout, preregister at


Saturday, Aug. 24

At Union, Ayer Park, 2nd Annual Medomak Valley Triathlon, 8 a.m. start, race-day registration 6:30 a.m., one-quarter mile swim in Seven Tree Pond, 13-mile cycle around Wotton’s Mill Road, 3-mile out-and-back run on Come Spring Lane, $34 per person pre-registration, $40 on race day; $60 and $75 for teams; for more info contact Susan Jones at or Gavin Felch @; registration forms at:

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