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On Deck, a sports calendar for Aug. 25, 2016

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 7:50 p.m.
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 …

Phillips-Strickland House 19th annual Charity Golf Tournament on Sept. 12

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 12:10 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — 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. …

Maine Baseball’s annual Fall Class for high school-age players on Sept. 4

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 11:21 a.m.
ORONO, Maine — University of Maine Baseball will hold its annual Fall Class for high school-aged players, Sunday, Sept. 4-Sunday, Oct. 2. There will be six games played in five weeks. For details and to join, contact Nick Derba at 581-1097 or by email at Nicholas.Derba@maine.edu . This post was contributed by a …

Registration open for Maine Sports Hall of Fame golf classic to be held Sept. 19

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 11:10 a.m.
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — 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 …

Blueberry Cove half marathon slated for Aug. 28

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 10:57 a.m.
TENANTS HARBOR, Maine — The sixth annual running of the Blueberry Cove half marathon takes place at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, in Tenants Harbor. The race follows a scenic course through Port Clyde to Marshall Point Lighthouse and return. The event includes a pre-race dinner, overnight cabins and post-race brunch. Race …
5K & 1M Fun Run

5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Run to be held in Newport

By Becky Steinnes on Aug. 19, 2016, at 11:03 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Newport Cultural Center, 154 Main St, Newport, maine For more information: 207-368-5074; newportculturalcenter.org NEWPORT, Maine — The Newport Cultural Center 5K race/walk and 1 Mile Fun Run will follow a gentle, shaded course through the neighborhoods near Lake Sebasticook. The …

Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is seeking youth fall soccer program coaches

on Aug. 18, 2016, at 4:09 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is looking for coaches for its youth Fall Soccer Program. Teams practice one day per week and play Saturday mornings. If interested, call Tim at 992-4493 or email at tim.baude@bangormaine.gov.   This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your …

Bangor Parks and Recreation Department’s fall soccer program

on Aug. 18, 2016, at 4:07 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its 2016 Fall Soccer Program. Teams will practice one day per week and play games on Saturday mornings at the Union St. Athletic Complex. This program is open for children in grades K-one, two-three and four-six. All groups are separated …

Bangor Parks and Recreation’s 54th annual Labor Day Road Race slated for Sept. 5

on Aug. 18, 2016, at 3:42 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Bangor Parks and Recreation’s 54th annual 5-mile Labor Day Road Race will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 5, starting and finishing at Bangor Parks and Recreation Center, 647 Main St. Race day registration will be held 7:45-8:45 a.m. Entry fees are $20 per participant, with first …

Golf tournament to benefit Husson Golf Program’s new practice facility

on Aug. 18, 2016, at 3:31 p.m.
ROCKPORT, Maine — Husson 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 …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Aug. 11, 2016

on Aug. 11, 2016, at 8:49 p.m.
BASKETBALL BANGOR — Maine Basketball Hall of Fame 2016 induction ceremony, noon Sunday, Aug. 21, at Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St. Doors open 11:30 a.m., ceremony begins after lunch. Tickets are $55 and can be purchased at info@mainebasketballhalloffame.com . For information, contact 942-5766 or MaineBasketballInduction2016@gmail.com. FOOTBALL BANGOR — The …

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K slated for Sept. 18 in Bangor

on Aug. 11, 2016, at 4:17 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — 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 …

Husson University soccer program to offer free youth clinic Sept. 16

on Aug. 11, 2016, at 4:12 p.m.
BANGOR | The Husson University men’s and women’s soccer program’s free Youth Clinic will be held Friday, Sept. 16, at John P. Boucher Field. Ages 5-9 will run 5-6 p.m.;  and ages 10-14, 6-7 p.m. Participants will meet and interact with Husson coaches and athletes and gain multiple skills. …
Maine Lighthouse Ride, 2015

Maine Lighthouse Ride

By diana nelson on Aug. 10, 2016, at 3:02 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Eastern Trail Alliance, Maine Lighthouse Ride, Southern Maine Community College, start/finish location, South Portland, Maine For more information: 207-284-9260; active.com/south-portland-me/cycling/races/maine-lighthouse-ride-2016 The Eastern Trail Alliance is gearing up for the 13th annual Maine Lighthouse Ride. Every year, 1,200 cyclists from across …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Aug. 4, 2016

By Pete Warner on Aug. 04, 2016, at 8:33 p.m.
BASEBALL OLD TOWN — Old Town Recreation Center is launching Eastern Maine Fall Baseball League for kids ages 8-12 (Little League eligible), and ages 13-14. The league will be kid-pitch and will feature a 14-game regular season, beginning Aug. 28. It will include an end-of-the-season playoff. Towns may submit more …

Fall league of ice hockey starts Aug. 29 in Brewer

on July 28, 2016, at 12:16 p.m.
BREWER — Penobscot Ice Arena in Brewer is running a Fall 3 on 3 hockey league for Mite, Squirt, Pee-Wee/Bantam Brackets. This is a fast pace “skill-based” league played cross ice. Players get increased puck touches, team play, have to think very fast, and goaltenders see a lot of shots. There will be …

Warren Bishop Memorial Run Aug. 27 at Hampden

on July 28, 2016, at 12:10 p.m.
HAMPDEN — The Warren Bishop Memorial Run and Fun Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, on the new Reeds Brook Trails. The run is 3.1 miles and the fun run/walk is 1.5 miles. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the new Hampden Academy, where registration forms are …

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 21, 2016

on July 21, 2016, at 8:52 p.m.
BASEBALL OLD TOWN — Old Town Recreation Department’s Grand Slam Baseball Academy, 2 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 25-29, at Herbert Sargent Community Center, for boys and girls ages 6-12. Hitting, catching, throwing and baserunning. Appropriate for beginners and experienced players. Featuring former college coach Dean Husted and other coaches. Cost …

Three-day pickleball camp for intermediate and advanced players

on July 21, 2016, at 3:30 p.m.
ROCKPORT, Maine — The Midcoast Recreation Center in Rockport will present a three-day pickleball camp for intermediate and advanced players looking to build their skills and strategies, 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday-Thursday, July 26-28, Midcoast Recreation Center, 535 West St. Registration deadline is 2 p.m. Sunday, July 24, and is limited to 36 …

Classes to begin for new football referees

on July 21, 2016, at 3:09 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Chapter of Maine Football Officials will begin classes for prospective officials at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the lecture hall at Bangor High School. The course will meet every Tuesday for 10 weeks. New officials will be allowed and encouraged to referee middle school …