Tennis singles registration

The Lewiston Recreation Tennis Singles League will be holding the  men’s “B” and “C” division will be Mondays and the  women’s “B and C” on Wednesday.. Thursdays will have both men’s and women’s “A ” division. Registration is at the Recreation Department at the armory.

Sabattus Rec to hold Kids Fun Run
As part of the Sabattus Festival Fun Day activities, the Sabattus Rec Club Running program will offer a kids’ Fun Run. The Fun Day is for Sabattus residents and will be held on Thursday, July 10, starting at 5:30 p.m., at the Municipal Building on Middle Road.
Sabattus kids up to age 10 are welcome to participate in the Fun Run, which will take place at 6:30. Registration will begin at 5:30. There is no fee for the event, but children will need to have a parent/guardian on hand to sign a release form. The Fun Run will be held on the grass field on the side of the Municipal Building.
United Soccer and Elite Academy’s
There will be two significant changes at the annual United Soccer Academy this coming July 21 to 25th at the LAYSA Field in Auburn. In its 14th year, the Academy is featuring an Elite Academy designed for the serious high school player who would like to improve skill development. The Elite session runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day excluding Friday July 25 when the academy ends at 2 p.m. The Elite session will be conducted by coach Mike McGraw and assisted by several players who are of college-level ability. Coach Eric Wagner of Swarthmore may be a guest coach on a limited basis as he is preparing to take his college team to the Czech Republic as part of their preseason.

Any player who needs a brochure can contact McGraw at [email protected] or call 782-4339. There will also be brochures at the main office in Lewiston High School. The brochure has discounts for those who register before July 1 and team discounts for five or more players from the same school. It is open to both boys and girls.

The United Soccer Academy will run on the same dates as the Elite Academy (July 21 to July 25) also on the LAYSA Field located behind the Auburn Middle School on Falcon Drive in Auburn. This is a day academy starting at 9 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. each day Monday through Friday.

Players from ages 5 to 7 are part of the morning session, which runs from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. each day. Those players from ages 8 to 13 are full-day players. Any player who needs a brochure can contact McGraw or pick up a brochure at Lewiston High School. Players can also register through Lewiston-Auburn Youth Soccer Associations website.

Roller Derby Event

The time has come for the Rock Coast Rollers’ biggest Roller Derby Event of the Season, The Maine Event. Six teams representing all four women’s roller derby leagues in Maine go head to head in three mini-bouts and one championship bout.

It begins Saturday, July 12 at the Midcoast Recreation Center in Rockport. Doors open at 4 p.m. and the first whistle is at 5 p.m.

Get your tickets online, at, or at local vendors (Good Tern Co-op, Belfast Co-op, and Clean Bee Laundry) for the discounted rate of $10. Tickets will also be available at the door for $12. Free for children 12 and under. For more information, visit


Annual Healthcare Golf Classic

Franklin Community Health Network’s (FCHN) annual Healthcare Golf Classic will be a two-day, two-tournament event at the Sugarloaf Golf Club that will take place on July 13–14. The beneficiaries will be the Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County and the Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center. Both provide health services to people in need.

Monday’s tournament is a four-person scramble and anyone is welcome to participate as part of a team or as an individual (individuals who register will be assigned to teams needing members).

The Healthcare Golf Classic festivities will begin with a late morning best ball tournament and reception on Sunday for the tournament’s major sponsors. On Monday, there will be a continental breakfast for all players, followed by 18 holes of tournament play, a luncheon, and awards ceremony. Both men’s and women’s first place and runner-up low gross and net scores will be awarded.

For additional information, contact Janis Walker at 779-2750.

Challenger British Soccer Camp


It’s summer time fun for ages 3 to 14 as MSAD #52 Adult & Community Education presents Challenger British Soccer Camp. This most popular soccer camp in the country returns to Greene, Leeds and Turner July 21 thru 25. It is based upon one of the most innovative approaches to coaching youth soccer in the U.S. and Canada. Sign up now.

The curriculum includes a variety of foot skills, technical skills, tactical practices, freestyle soccer, small-sided games, coached scrimmages, and mini tournament play. Players learn about the core values of respect, responsibility, integrity, sportsmanship and leadership.

Three sessions of Challenger British Soccer Camp are available including Mini Soccer for ages 3 – 5, half day for ages 6-14, or full day for ages 7-14. All sessions will be held at Turner Primary School. You can register online at

For more information or have questions, call the MSAD #52 Adult Ed office at 225-1010.

Fall soccer registration for Harrison

Harrison Parks and Rec is now accepting registration forms for fall youth
soccer. This Oxford Hills Athletic Boosters program is for Harrison girls
and boys entering grades 1-6 in the fall. Harrison Parks and Rec also offers
fall soccer for girls and boys entering Kindergarten. The fee for the
Booster program is $30 per child or $55 per family. Checks are payable to Oxford Hills
Athletic Boosters. The Harrison Munchkin Kindergarten program is $20/child. Checks are payable to the Town of Harrison.


Forms for both these programs can be found at the Harrison Town Office or at
the recreation building at Crystal Lake Park. Please don’t delay as these
programs begin when school begins. Deadline is Aug. 1. Questions call
Paula Holt at 583-2241 or email her at  [email protected]>
[email protected].

Sports equipment donation

In furthering its mission to promote safety in youth sports, and to increase public awareness of the impact of concussions on the mental health of athletes, The Jake Lord Play It Safe Foundation is pleased to announce the presentation of new high quality football equipment to the members of the Spruce Mountain Football Team at 6 p.m. on Friday July 18, at the Spruce Mountain High School North Campus in Jay.

On the heels of a White House summit focused on growing concerns over sports head injuries, representatives from Maine’s congressional offices, in concert with Maine State Senator Tom Saviello, will participate in the presentation ceremony. Legislators at the local, state, and federal levels are increasingly concerned regarding sports related concussions and the long term detrimental affects.

To learn more about The Jake Lord Play It Safe Foundation, a registered 501c3 nonprofit corporation, please visit: the foundation’s website at: or contact Jenna Lord at [email protected]

Youth baseball


Hardy, Wolf, and Downing 6, Giffords. 4

Hardy, Wolf and Downing came back in dramatic fashion by scoring four runs in the top of the sixth to upset Gifford’s 6-4 in the first round of the major playoffs at Jamie Benson Field on Saturday.

Bobby Tremaine hit an inside-the-park home run to start the sixth, while Jack Hart and Parker Kramarz reached base. Nick Gagne doubled in a run while Noah Harkins singled to produce the final two runs, proving enough for HWD. Starting pitcher, Joel Stubbs recorded nine strikeouts in five innings in a gutsy performance, and Tremaine came in to record the last five outs. Dom Priola threw for four superb innings and notched eight strikeouts and Luke Josephson scored twice and Austin Brown, Chris Ivers, and Ricky Cote had a single each for Giffords.

Winthrop 7, Greene 5

Matt Ingram tripled, Jackson Ladd and Ryan Hafford doubled, leading Winthrop to a 7-5 victory over Greene in Babe Ruth baseball. Jack Hickey (5-0) got the win on the mound. For Greene, Colton Santomong doubled, Huter Sirois Garrett Derocher each singled twice.

Winthrop 9, Sabattus 4

Jacob Hickey singled and doubled, and Antonio Meucci and Matt Ingram each singled twice, leading Winthrop to a 9-4 victory over Sabattus in a Babe Ruth game. For Sabattus,  Reid Cote and, Marcus Baily each had a single and Matt Clifford doubled. Caleb Fortin (2-0) was the winning pitcher.

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