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On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 9, 2016

ADVENTURE RACING

CAMDEN — Third annual Ragged Mountain Scuttle presented by Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Sunday, Sept 18, Camden Snow Bowl, Barnestown Road. The first wave of competitors will begin at 10 a.m. The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) trail/obstacle challenge fundraiser has been designed as a family event, which features 20 obstacles on a 5K loop on the Ragged Mountain trails. The event is a fundraiser for the Camden Snow Bowl. For a suggested $5 donation on event day, children may try a small children’s obstacle course at the base of the mountain sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank. Participants who register online will be guaranteed a free event long-sleeved shirt. For race and event inquiries, contact Race & Event Director Diana Castle at castledisi@roadrunner.com or Jennifer Michaud at raggedmountainscuttle@gmail.com.

GOLF

BANGOR — Phillips-Strickland House 19th annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held Monday, Sept. 12, at Bangor Municipal Golf Course, 278 Webster Ave. Registration and lunch at 11 a.m. Shotgun start at 12:15 a.m. Dinner, awards and prizes at 5 p.m. Sponsors and participants’ fees benefit Phillips-Strickland House and its programs. Fees are $115 per player; $460 per foursome. Donations accepted. For information, call 941-2820.

SOUTH PORTLAND — Registration is open for the Maine Sports Hall of Fame third annual golf classic at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Sable Oaks Golf Club, 505 Country Club Drive. Registration and check-in for the 18-hole scramble is at noon and play begins at 1 p.m. The entry fee of $125 per person/$400 per foursome includes golf carts, a barbecue lunch and prizes. A cocktail reception follows. Sponsorship opportunities are available and funds raised will go toward Maine Sports Hall of Fame functions. For information, to register or to become a sponsor, contact Mary Mitchell Friedman, MSHoF executive director, at mary@mshof.com or 272-2178, or visit www.mshof.com.

ROCKPORT — Husson University Golf Program Tournament will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, at Samoset Resort, 9 a.m. shotgun start, $500 per team of four. Proceeds will benefit the building of the golf program’s practice facility. For information and registration forms, visit J.W. Parks Golf Course in Pittsfield, or call 487-5545.

ICE HOCKEY

BREWER — Brewer Youth Hockey and The Penobscot Ice Arena are co-sponsoring a series of four sessions of Try Hockey For Free for Girls at 5 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 15, 22 and 29, at Penobscot Ice Arena, 90 Acme Road. Sessions are for ages 3-17 that want to try ice hockey for free. Participants may take part in one session or in all of them. There is loaner gear available including for the goalie position. For information, contact Ellen White at 866-2593 or rewhite@gwi.net or George Bishop at 944-5965 or penobscoticearena@gmail.com. Pre Register online for this event at penobscoticearena.org.

ORONO — The Maine Junior Black Bears youth hockey organization is now accepting Tier IV and Instructional registrations for the 2016-2017 season. Visit www.mainejrblackbears.com to sign up.

BREWER — Brewer Youth Hockey is accepting registrations for its Learn to Skate / Learn to Play Hockey sessions. There will be two 12-week sessions this season. Participants can sign up for one session or both. Sessions will be held at 12:40 p.m. on Sundays, beginning Oct. 23, at Penobscot Ice Arena, 90 Acme Road. The cost will be $75 per session. All 3-year-olds skate for $33. The second session starts Mid-January. Registration is open for all other teams to include Mites, Squirts, Pee Wee, Girls U10-U12-U14, and Bantams. For information, contact Kevin Nilsson at vpinstructional@brewerhockey.org , Kevin Audibert at pres@brewerhockey.org or George Bishop at girlscoordinator@brewerhockey.org. Register at brewerhockey.org

ROAD RACING

BANGOR — Travis Manion Foundation’s seventh annual 9/11 5K Heroes Run, 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at Bangor Waterfront in memory of the sacrifices of the heroes of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and in the wars since. There will be a family-friendly 1-mile fun run/walk. A portion of the proceeds from the race will benefit the Travis Manion Foundation, which offers veterans and families of the fallen unique opportunities to help them take the next step in their journeys and accomplish their personal and professional goals. To learn more and to register for a race, visit: www.travismanion.org

BANGOR — Komen Bangor, Maine Race for the Cure will hold the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, beginning at Bangor Waterfront. Register online at komenmaine.org or call 922-3303, for registration opportunities and packet pickup at a Bangor Mall store next to Footlocker, JC Penney wing, Sept. 9-10 and 15-17. Race morning registration is 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the waterfront.

OLD TOWN — Penobscot/Piscataquis/Hancock Area Special Olympics will hold a benefit 5K road race at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Old Town/Orono YMCA in Old Town. The race is a fundraiser for the events that the area program puts on throughout the year. The race is being called Mickey’s 5K, commemorating Mickey Boutilier, the founder of Maine Special Olympics. Registration is $20, but will increase to $25 on Oct. 2. T-shirts are available for the first 75 registrants. Trophies will be awarded to the first place male and first place female runner; medals for the top two male and female runners in various age groups. Registration can be completed online at www.runinarace.com. The course for this race is flat and fast, utilizing roads and bike paths. http://www.specialolympicsmaine.org/

SKIING

BANGOR — The Penobscot Valley Ski Club will hold its annual ski and snowboard equipment sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Bangor Parks and Recreation, 647 Main St. New and used equipment including cross country and downhill skis, boots, poles, apparel, helmets and snowboards will be available at discounted prices. Bring used equipment to sell 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16. The cost to participate is $1 per item. Name your price and the club will sell it for you, less a 15 percent commission. The Penobscot Valley Ski Club is a nonprofit organization that supports local ski activities. For information about the club and the ski sale, visit pvskiclub.org or find it on Facebook.

TRIATHLON

PRESQUE ISLE — REDY Youth Triathlon, presented by the University of Maine at Presque Isle, Healthy Aroostook, and The Aroostook Medical Center, is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 11, at UMPI. The youth triathlon will consist of swimming, biking, and running. Triathletes between the ages of 7 and 9 will swim 50 yards, bike 2 miles, and run one-half mile. Participants between the ages of 10 and 12 will swim 50 yards, bike 2.5 miles, and run 1 mile. And those participants who are 13 or 14 will swim 100 yards, bike 2.5 miles and run 1 mile. Fee is $10. Check-in for parents and athletes will be at 9 a.m. and the race begins at 10 at UMPI’s Gentile Hall. For information about the triathlon or to register, go to www.redyyouthtriathlon.org.

 



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