AUGUSTA — Augusta/South China Junior Legion Baseball tryouts will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 28, at Erskine Academy Field in South China. Interested players must attend and should bring a copy of their birth certificate. Call Jim Wallace at 370-5654 for information.
BANGOR — The Bangor Parks and Recreation Department will offer a Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run Competition at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 27, at Union Street Athletic Complex. Check-in 8-8:15 a.m. Free for boys and girls ages 7-14. PHR is the official skills competition of MLB. Participants compete in four age groups: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14. Age is determined as of July 17, 2017. All-Around, Pitching, Hitting and Running Champions advance from each division age group. Sectionals 10 a.m. Sunday, June 4, in Bangor. Visit www.BangorParksandRec.com for information and to register. Pre-registration is preferred. Bangor Parks and Recreation Department at 992-4490 for information.
HAMPDEN — Hampden/Hermon American Legion baseball tryouts for players from Hampden Academy, Hermon High School, Nokomis High School, or any players who played on last year’s Senior Legion team; ages 15-19, (19-year-old graduates must have played Senior Legion in 2016). Tryouts 10 a.m.-noon Sunday, June 4, at Bordick Park. Contact Rob Spreng at 217-2223 for Senior Legion; and Peter Buzzini at 318-3772 for Junior League.
GREENVILLE — RESULTS Basketball of Maine clinics, June 26-28, at Greenville High School, 9 a.m. to noon, boys and girls entering grades 2-8, $75 per player; offering accessible, affordable basketball instruction, co-directors Matt MacKenzie and Mark Baxter; emphasis on building fundamental skills, free T-shirt, limited to 40 campers per session; Preregister by email at email@example.com or find forms online at www.resultsbasketball.net
WINTERPORT — RESULTS Basketball of Maine clinics, June 26-30, at Wagner Middle School, 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m., boys and girls entering pre-K to 2, $60 per player, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., boys and girls entering grades 3-56, $80 per player; offering accessible, affordable basketball instruction, co-directors Matt MacKenzie and Mark Baxter; emphasis on building fundamental skills, free T-shirt, limited to 40 campers per session; Preregister by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or find forms online at www.resultsbasketball.net
GLENBURN — RESULTS Basketball of Maine clinics, July 10-14 at Glenburn Elementary School, 9 a.m. to noon for boys and girls entering grades 2-8, $130 per player; offering accessible, affordable basketball instruction, co-directors Matt MacKenzie and Mark Baxter; emphasis on building fundamental skills, free T-shirt, limited to 40 campers per session; Preregister at email@example.com or find forms online at www.resultsbasketball.net
MACHIAS — Summer basketball camps June 26-29 for girls kindergarten-grade 12 and July 10-13 for boys kindergarten-grade 12, University of Maine at Machias. Staff consists of UMM coaches and players. Cost is $150. Register online at machias.edu/campus-life/summer-camps . Call Troy Alley @ 255-1387 with any questions.
FORT FAIRFIELD — 12th annual Girls “County” Basketball Shootout, Friday and Saturday, June 30 and July 1. Limited to first 16 high school girls teams that register (Class C-D teams only). Each team will play a minimum of four games and a maximum of six games. Fee is $150, which helps cover the cost of board officials and awards. Teams will be notified of the schedule one week in advance. Teams desiring to stay overnight can contact the Presque Isle Inn & Convention Center at 764-3321 or the Budget Traveler 769-0111 for team rates. Other accommodations such as tenting can be worked out as well. Contact Larry Gardner 551-5001 (cell).
THOMASTON — RESULTS Basketball of Maine clinics, July 17-21, at Thomaston Grammar School, 1-4 p.m. for boys and girls entering kindergarten-grade 6, $100 per player; accessible, affordable basketball instruction, co-directors Matt MacKenzie and Mark Baxter; emphasis on building fundamental skills, free T-shirt, limited to 40 campers per session; Preregister at firstname.lastname@example.org or find forms online at www.resultsbasketball.net
DEER ISLE — RESULTS Basketball of Maine clinics, July 24-28, at Deer Isle-Stonington High School, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for boys and girls entering grades 2-8, $130 per player; offering accessible, affordable basketball instruction, co-directors Matt MacKenzie and Mark Baxter; emphasis on building fundamental skills, free T-shirt, limited to 40 campers per session; Preregister at email@example.com or find forms online at www.resultsbasketball.net
HAMPDEN — RESULTS Basketball of Maine clinics, Aug. 14-18, at Skehan Recreation Center, 2:30-5:30 p.m. for boys and girls entering grades 1-6, $130 per player; offering accessible, affordable basketball instruction, co-directors Matt MacKenzie and Mark Baxter; emphasis on building fundamental skills, free T-shirt, limited to 40 campers per session; Preregister at www.hampdenrecreation.com.
OLD TOWN — The 2017 Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta, June 28 – July 2, on the Penobscot River between Old Town and Eddington, Maine. The Penobscot Nation is hosting the event on this historically important and beautiful 9.5 mile section of river, returned to its free-flowing state following removal of the Great Works and Veazie Dams. The race course includes three Class II-III rapids, numerous rips and quick water, and the earlier start for this, the second year of the regatta, will increase the likelihood of higher water and faster times. Open canoe, kayak, SUP, wildwater races. https://penobscotriverwhitewaternationalsregatta.com/, Race Chair, Scott Phillips: 852-0680 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ORONO — Competitive Paddling Camp for high school athletes, June 25 to 28. Participants will stay on the University of Maine campus and paddle the Penobscot. This paddling camp is intended competitive paddlers in to gain experience in multiple disciplines and work towards becoming developing comprehensive athletes. During this camp athletes will spend time training in wild water boats, down river open boats, and paddle boards in combination with on foot and dry land training in the gym. In conjunction with our physical training sessions we will spend time in the classroom covering topics such as training philosophy, athlete empowerment, motivation, stewardship and much more. For more information and to register, see the Outdoor Sports Institute website https://tockify.com/outdoorsi/detail/56/1498363200000. This camp is open to any high school athletes interested in competitive downriver and wildwater paddling. Previous paddling experience is strongly recommended.
ORONO — The University of Maine football team is offering four camps, presented by Dunkin’ Donuts, during the summer of 2017. Black Bears will host two overnight camps at Alfond Stadium. Overnight high school camp for grades 9-12, helmets and shoulder pads, June 23-25; Overnight youth camp, grades 4-8, no helmets or shoulder pads, June 26-28; two, one-day camps: Big Man Academy, grades 9-12, on July 28, and Skills Camp, grades 9-12, on July 29, at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland. Registration open. Camps fill quickly. Contact assistant coach Mike Ryan at email@example.com or 581-1091
BANGOR — Husson University’s second annual Gabby Price Youth Football Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., July 18-20. The camp will provide each participant with instruction in throwing, catching, kicking, blocking and non-contact form tackling. The Youth Football Camp is a non-contact camp designed for participants entering grades 3-8. The fee is $115. Instruction from the two-time Eastern Collegiate Football Conference Champion Husson University football coaching staff, lunch in the dining commons each day, a camp T-shirt and daily pool access. Contact assistant head football coach Nat Clark at 941-7029 or firstname.lastname@example.org
FORT FAIRFIELD — The 20th annual Fort Fairfield Athletic Boosters Club Memorial Day Golf Scramble will be held Saturday, May 27, at Aroostook Valley Country Club, 399 Russell Road. Four-person scramble with noon (U.S. time) shotgun start. Registration 11-11:45 a.m. Field limited to 40 teams. Entry fee is $65 per person and includes a steak or chicken barbecue. More than $5,000 in prizes to top 10 net teams and top four gross teams. Golfers will have a chance to win a 2017 Honda Civic for a hole-in-one, and a $10,000 cash hole-in-one. Contact Larry Gardner at 551-5001 or email email@example.com for information.
BAR HARBOR — Stanley Scooters and Darling’s are each sponsoring a hole-in-one contest at the 24th annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament with a noon shotgun start on June 6, at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor. Rain date is June 14. This year the hole-in-one prizes will be a 2017 Buick Encore from Darling’s and a new Vespa Scooter from Stanley Scooters. This is a scramble format tournament (18 holes), and is open to men and women. Registration is $90 per person and includes golf cart, gifts, evening barbecue and prizes. To register your team go to BHBT.com or call Cathy Planchart at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust 667-0660 ext. 14655. The proceeds from this year’s charity tournament will go to the Acadia Family Center in Southwest Harbor.
OAKLAND — 15th annual Golf Fore a Cause tournament will be held Monday, June 12, at Waterville Country Club, 39 Country Club Road, to benefit all Spectrum Generations programs and services. Check-in 9 a.m., tee time 10 a.m. Includes 18 holes with cart, gift bags, awards barbecue; contests for long drive, accurate drive, putting and the chance to win a car sponsored by Central Maine Motors Auto Group for a hole-in-one. Sign up for the tournament at spectrumgenerations.org/golf or by contacting Amanda Loubier at firstname.lastname@example.org or 620-1677.
BETHEL — 28th annual Bethel Area Chamber Golf Classic, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, June 19, Bethel Inn Resort, 29 Broad St. Four-person scramble, awards for first and second gross, low net and mixed teams. Prizes for hole-in-one, closest to the pin, longest drive and putting. Preregistration required. Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce 824-2282. www.bethelmaine.com
WATERVILLE — The Thomas College Department of Athletics has announced that the Fourth Annual Terrier Tee-Off Classic sponsored by Portland Glass will be held Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Waterville Country Club. The event, which benefits Thomas College Athletics, will feature a four-person scramble format. Registration will begin at 11:00 a.m., with a 12:00 p.m. shotgun start. Registration fees start at $100 per individual. Sponsorship packages are also available, with all proceeds supporting student-athletes and teams of the Thomas College Athletic program.For more information, contact Kerry Smart, Assistant Development Officer for Athletics at (207) 859-1206 or email@example.com.
BANGOR — Professional Golf Association professionals in the Greater Bangor area are offering PGA Junior League Golf, a fun and social opportunity that gives boys and girls, ages 13 and under, of all abilities the opportunity to learn, play and enjoy golf. Facilities hosting PGA Junior League Golf including Bangor Municipal Golf Course and J.W. Parks Golf Course in Pittsfield. Parents can visit PGAJLG.com/TeamGolf, click “Find a Team” or “Sign Up,” search by the facility names or by ZIP code and register for the team of their choice.
BELGRADE — The University of Maine athletics department will host its inaugural Alfond Classic Golf Tournament, presented by Maine Savings, Friday, Aug. 4, at Belgrade Lakes Golf Club. Various activities, a chance to meet coaches and staff, and play one of Maine’s premier golf courses. The morning flight commences with 7:30 a.m. registration followed by an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Afternoon flight registration begins at 12:30 p.m. with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. To register a team online,visit GoBlackBears.com/golf or email at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 581-1130. All proceeds will directly benefit University of Maine athletics.
BREWER — Brewer Parks & Recreation Department, in cooperation with Pine Hill Golf Club, is offering golf lessons for women, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, beginning June 8. Group lesson format is designed for players of all levels and will include fundamentals for the beginning player, as well as tips for the more experienced golfer. Fee for the four-week program is $55 for Brewer residents and $70 for non-residents. PGA Professional Mark Hall will be the instructor. Space is limited. Contact the Brewer Parks & Recreation Department at 989-5199 or registering online at brewerrec.com
PRESQUE ISLE — The Aroostook “House of Comfort” will host its fifth annual charity Golf Classic on Saturday, June 17, at Presque Isle Country Club, 35 Parkhurst Siding Road. The 18-hole, four-person scramble kicks off with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Registration and check-in is 7:30-8:30 a.m. Entry fee is $60 and includes light breakfast of muffins and coffee, soda and hot dogs on the course, and refreshments after the round. A $20,000 prize will be awarded for a hole-in-one on the eighth hole. Raffle and many door prizes. For information or to sponsor a hole, call Rick Duncan at 207-768-0201. Registration and sponsor forms can be found at www.aroostookhouseofcomfort.com. All proceeds go to toward the construction and operation of a palliative and hospice care home in Aroostook County. To take a Virtual Tour of the ‘House of Comfort’ please go to our website or Facebook page.
DOVER-FOXCROFT — 2017 Golf Tournament co-hosted by Pine Tree Hospice and Kimball Insurance, shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, June 10, Foxcroft Golf Club, 84 Foxcroft Center Road. Registration $40 per player including cart and a hearty lunch. Rain date June 17. Prizes for first-place gross and net. Register by calling Pine Tree Hospice at 564-4346. All proceeds will benefit Pine Tree Hospice’s volunteer hospice, caregiver, and bereavement services. pinetreehospice.org
BREWER — Penobscot Ice Arena in Brewer is running numerous programs, leagues, camps and clinics for both youth and adults throughout the spring and summer months. For a complete list and information on these programs please visit penobscoticearena.org or E-mail: email@example.com .
HERMON — Monster Jam scheduled 7 p.m. Friday, June 2; 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, June 3, pit party 10:30 a.m.-noon; and 1 p.m. Sunday, June 4, pit party 10:30 a.m.-noon, at Speedway 95, 1070 Odlin Road. Tickets $20, $10 for kids, at Speedway 95, MonsterJam.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. Competitors will include: Grave Digger, Northern Nightmare, MM Dalmatian, Dragon, Razin Kane, Jester, Stringer and Master of Disaster.
CASTINE — The Town of Castine will hold the Baron’s 5K Run 8-10 a.m. as part of its multi-day Bastille Day Celebration on July 15. Registration opens at 8 a.m., the race begins at 9 a.m. Race information at http://castine.me.us/welcome/special-events-in-castine/
PORTLAND — Presumpscot School 5K and 1 mile Fun Run/Walk, 8:30-11 a.m. Saturday, June 10, Back Cove, Preble Street Extension. Enjoy a run, walk or stroll around Back Cove to benefit Presumpscot Elementary School, one of the smallest schools in Portland, with one of the most culturally diverse populations. Money raised will go toward purchasing technological equipment and educational resources. For information: runinarace.com/Presumpscot/
BANGOR — Central Maine Derby to hold its 2017 spring season opener as Northwood Knockouts take on Aroostook Roller Derby’s BiohazARDs, 3-5 p.m. Saturday, May 27, Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St. Games are family friendly and kids 12 and under are admitted free. Doors open 2 p.m. Tickets $10 presale, $12 at door, free for kids 12 and under, military, veterans, first responders, and seniors at the door with identification. Advance tickets available soon from CMD members, Cross Insurance Center Box Office, or via Ticketmaster. Call 659-3383 or visit centralmainederby.com
FARMINGTON — University of Maine at Farmington 2017 Summer Soccer Camp, June 20-24. Co-ed, half-day and full-day camps. To register, visit www.goUMFbeavers.com/camps. Call 778-7147 for information.
BREWER — Brewer Parks & Recreation Department is accepting team rosters for its co-ed adult softball league. League maximum is eight teams. Games are played Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings at Doyle Field. For details, call 989-5199.
BETHEL — 26th annual Maine State Sprint Triathlon 8-11 a.m. Saturday, July 15, with a 750-meter swim at Songo Pond, 24K bike on scenic country roads, and a 5.8K cross-country run, starting at the Bethel Inn Lake House. Teams or individuals. Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce, 824-2282, www.mainestatetriathlon.com.