Sports & Recreation

Never Too Old to Play Ice Hockey!

Never Too Old to Play Ice Hockey!

It's not every grandfather who can brag that he has played hockey with his grandson, but Ralph Kimball can! He sent me a photo of himself and his now 14-year old grandson Ethan. "He's a terrific hockey player and will play prep school hockey at St. Marks in Southboro, MA this winter," boasts the proud grandfather.

Women. Turning 50? Grab Your Basketball and Join the Team!

Women. Turning 50? Grab Your Basketball and Join the Team!

However you choose to acknowledge it, turning 50 is a milestone. For Susan Pillsbury, from Cape Elizabeth, it meant she was finally old enough to join the Maine Senior Women’s Basketball Team, which she did last year. The end of July she'll be playing in her first National Senior Games tournament in Cleveland, Ohio. Read more ...

 

 

 

Maine Games/Lobster Bowl Punt, Pass, & Kick registration now open

Biddeford Youth Football supporting fourth annual event

MAINE GAMES/LOBSTER BOWL PUNT, PASS & KICK COMPETITION
• 9:00 a.m. (athlete check-in starts at 8 a.m.)
• Saturday; July 20, 2013
• Waterhouse Field; Biddeford, ME
• Boys and girls between ages of 6-15
• (Original birth certificate, baptismal record, passport required)
• FREE
 

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Free to boys and girls ages 6-15
Official NFL PPK competition with division winners advancing to sectionals this fall

The Maine Games is again partnering with the Biddeford Youth Football Association to present an official NFL Punt, Pass & Kick "local" competition in conjunction with the 24th Annual Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic, being held at Waterhouse Field (39 West Street, Biddeford), starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 20.

What You Need to Know About Heat Stroke

What You Need to Know About Heat Stroke

Three people I know got sick over the weekend because of the heat. One had heat stroke and spent a night in the hospital and the other two probably had heat exhaustion. Both happen because the body can't cool itself and both are dangerous heat illnesses, especially heat stroke. Heat rash and sunburn are also heat illnesses, although usually more annoying than dangerous. Read more ...