On Deck, a sports calendar for Aug. 22, 2013

Posted Aug. 22, 2013, at 5:03 p.m.

BASEBALL

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 amos.reid@gmail.com, 474-2854, or post a message on the Skowhegan Cal Ripken League Facebook page.

BASKETBALL

Shooting lessons

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.

GOLF

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 maineboystomen.org or contact Mike Coutts at 878-2600.

Sunday, Sept. 8

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 samantha.wheeler@umit.maine.edu or by phone at 207-581-1075.

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 www.futuremsad3.org

KARATE

Fall classes

The Bangor Parks and Recreation along with Pine Tree Karate is now accepting registrations for its September and/or October Karate Classes for both beginner and experienced participants; classes begin Sept. 4; beginners on Monday and Wednesday; experienced on Tuesday and Thursday; $60 for residents, $65 for nonresidents; classes at Bangor Parks and Rec; for more info, visit www.bangorparksandrec.com or call the office at 992-4490.

ROAD RACING

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 ribalentine@sad22.us

Sunday, Aug. 25

At Presque Isle, Crown of Maine 5K Road Race, sponsored by Aroostook Teen Leadership Camp program as part of Crown of Maine Balloon Fest. Registration 8 a.m. at Presque Isle Forum; race starts at 10 a.m. at main entrance of the Forum, proceeds down Judd Street to State Streeet and the Loop Road, turns onto Central Drive and Edgemont Drive, then Airport Drive and reconnect to Central Drive to return to The Forum. Registration fee $10 and shirts given to first 20 registrants. For information, Jack Foster at 498-6431.

At Tenants Harbor, Blueberry Cove Half Marathon, 7:30 a.m. start at Blueberry Cove Camp, $70 registration, benefits Tanglewood & Blueberry Cove 4H Camp and Learning Centers, course is a circumnavigation of the lower St. George peninsula, registration info at: http://umaine.edu/tanglewood/events-at-tanglewood-and-blueberry-cove/blueberry-cove-half-marathon/

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: http://gogoldeneagles.com/FunRun. for more info, contact race director Tom Ordelt at tordelt@emcc.edu<mailto:tordelt@emcc.edu> 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 www.BangorParksandRec.com, participants may also register at Bangor Parks and Rec office.

Sunday, Sept.15

At Bangor, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K, 10 a.m . start at Bangor Waterfront, register on-line a t www.komenmaine.org or call 922-3303, registration opportunities at a Broadway Shopping Center Store next to H&R Block Sept. 5-14, race morning registration at the waterfront 7:30-9:30 a.m..

SOFTBALL

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. Sunday, Aug. 25, fastpitch softball, a $20 fee is required at tryouts, you only have to attend one tryout, preregister at www.southernmaineflame.com.

TRIATHLONS

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 mvtriathlon@yahoo.com: or Gavin Felch @ gut2run@gmail.com; registration forms at: http://sites.google.com/a/msad40.org/mvtriathlon/

 

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