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Sports & Recreation Calendar for 8/3

BASEBALL

OLD TOWN — Registration open for Old Town Recreation Center’s Eastern Maine Fall Baseball League for children ages 8-11 or Little League age eligible and Junior League for ages 13-14 played on 50/70 or regulation-size field, with teams from surrounding areas playing games on weekends; 10-game regular season plus playoffs; $60 per person, $175 for team; for complete league rules and registrations, visit www.oldtownrec.com or reach director Adam Mahaney via email at adam@oldtownrec.com or visit www.facebook.com/EasternMEFallBaseball

BASKETBALL

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.

 

FOOTBALL

BANGOR — The Bangor Chapter of Maine Football Officials will begin classes for prospective officials on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 6:30 p.m. in the Lecture Hall at Bangor High School. The course meets each Tuesday for 10 weeks. New officials welcome and will be encouraged to referee middle school and youth league games this fall once the basic rules are covered. New officials are needed, so if you enjoy football and want to be involved in the game please call Doug Ferguson at 974-7969 or by email at tankferguson@yahoo.com

ICE HOCKEY

BREWER — Brewer Youth Hockey is partnering up with the Boston Bruins to offer a special program for new skaters. Presented by Friendly’s, the program is available to 50 boys and girls ages 5-8. The $100 fee includes a full free set of CCM equipment, a professional personalized fitting, and four weeks of on-ice instruction at the Penobscot Ice Arena in October. The participants are then encouraged  to join the Brewer Youth Hockey/Dunkin Donuts Learn To Skate program that meets weekly through the winter. To preregister, email Paul Pangburn at ppangburn11@gmail.com

 

ROAD RACING

BANGOR — Bangor Parks and Recreation is accepting registrations for the 55th annual Labor Day Road Race, 9-10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 4, Bangor Parks and Recreation Center, 647 Main St. Race-day registration 7:45-8:45 a.m., entry fee $25, male and female age divisions. The Robin Emery trophy is awarded to the top female finisher, and the Bob Hillgrove trophy is awarded to the top male finisher. The Ralph Thomas trophy is awarded to the top male master finisher, and the Leona Clapper trophy is awarded to the top female master finisher. Top three places in each age category will receive a prize. Registration options: Online at www.BangorParksandRec.com ; send in registration; visit office. For information, call 207-992-4490 or visit BangorParksandRec.com

SOCCER

ORRINGTON — Summer soccer camp for kids entering grades 1-8, run by the Dutch Soccer Academy and sponsored by the Orrington Recreation Department, Aug. 7-11, at Center Drive School soccer field. Grades 1-4, 2:30-4:30 p.m.; grades 5-8, 5-7 p.m. Sign up at www.dutchsocceracademy.com .

BANGOR — Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its 2017 Fall Soccer Program. Teams will practice one day per week and play games on Saturday mornings at the Union St. Athletic Complex. Open to children in grades K-1, 2-3 and 4-6. All groups are separated by gender. The fee is $35 for Bangor residents, $45 non-residents, or save $5 by registering prior to Aug. 14. A $10 late fee for registrations after Sept. 14 . There will be a meet and greet on Saturday, Sept. 16. No registrations will be accepted on this date. Register online at www.BangorParksandRec.com or at 647 Main St. For information, call 992-4490.

BANGOR — 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 you are interested, call Tim at 992-4493 or email at tim.baude@bangormaine.gov

 

TRACK AND FIELD

ORONO Track and field programs from Husson University and the University of Maine are jointly hosting a series of pole vaulting clinics, 8 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Aug. 1-24. Participants can show up at any time during the four-hour sessions and will be added to groups participating based on ability and/or experience with pole vaulting. Husson and UMaine coaches, athletes and some former coaches available to help. The clinics will be held mostly in the field house but the pole vaulting mats will also be set up at the outdoor track when the field house is busy and/or when weather permits. The cost is $5 per day. Forms can be found online on the UMaine website under summer camps. Questions can be emailed to Husson’s pole vault and hurdles coach Dana Seekins at: seekinsd@husson.edu.

 

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