LEWISTON – Anyone who would like to participate in the Lewiston Junior High School football program this season is asked to come to a team meeting behind the school this Saturday, July 15 at 2 p.m. Rain date is Sunday at 2 p.m.

There will be an in-house punt, pass and kick competition held along with the meeting, as well as a contest for the longest drive block. It is a chance for players to come meet the coaches and have some fun. There is no charge for the competition.

If you are not able to make the meeting but still want to play football this season, please call Dan Poussard at 782-3590.

Central Maine Football camp still accepting applications

LEWISTON – The Central Maine Football Camp at Bates College continues to accept applications for its two upcoming sessions. Session One for players entering grades 3 to 8 begins Sunday, July 16 and concludes Thursday, July 20, with Session Two for grades 9-12 starting Sunday, July 23 and concluding Thursday, July 27. Both sessions will be held at Leahey Field. Cost is $75. Please contact Skip Capone at 782-5806 or [email protected] for more information or to register. Please register as soon as possible.7/12/06

Fishing derby scheduled in Aroostook County

FORT KENT – The town of Fort Kent and the Fort Kent International Muskie Derby Committee, along with many generous sponsors, are pleased to announce that the third-annual derby is scheduled for Saturday, August 12 and Sunday, August 13. The derby begins at 9 a.m. on August 12 at Bee-Jay’s Tavern on Main St. in Fort Kent, and the scales will be open until 7 p.m. on August 13.

Total purse for the derby will be $20,000, with $10,000 going to someone who catches the correctly tagged fish. The three longest fish will be awarded with $3,500, $2,500 and $1,000, respectively. Youth winners will receive savings bonds of $1,000, $750 and $500.

There also will be a $500 prize for the furthest traveled fisherman and a $250 prize for the first muskie caught from the International Bridge connecting Fort Kent and Clair, New Brunswick. The derby also will sponsor a fireworks show on Saturday evening. FMI, go to www.fortkent-muskie.com or call (207) 834-3507 or (207) 834-2783.

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