Huard’s Martial Arts Little Dragons Emilee Feyler, left, of Winslow, and Kayla Joseph, of Oakland, competing at the Maine Skirmish last weekend. Photo by Tawni Lively, Central Maine Photography staff
The Clinton Lions cheerleaders captured the 2016 PAL senior cheering championship for the third year in a row. Front row, from left to right, Noreen Crocker, Hannah Davis, Brandi Blow, Danielle Wilson, Taylor Letourneau, Hailey Bowley and Destany TheBarge.
Photo by Missy Brown, Central Maine Photography staff
The Clinton Variety football cheerleaders captured first place at the 2016 Junior PAL cheerleading competition. Front row, from left to right, Kierra Moody, Alexa Rice and Juliette Dennis. Second row, Big Sister Hailie Hotham, Natalie Pelletier, Jillian Boyden, Hailey Davis, Britney Crocker and Big Sister Faith Rice. Back, coaches Stephanie Rice, Ashley Ann Ferris and Andrea Nickerson. Big Sisters are junior and high school cheerleaders assigned to each team as helpers and role models.
Photo by Missy Brown, Central Maine Photography staff
The Winslow travel soccer club U13 boys competed in the 2016 Crossroads Challenge Tournament in Gray over Columbus Day weekend. They finished runners-up, falling to the South Portland Strikers, 3-2, in the finals.
Photo by Central Maine Photogrraphy staff
On Sunday, November 6, the Maine Skirmish Grappling Tournament returns to Winslow High School, in Winslow.
The Skirmish is a one of kind event featuring top martial artists from all over New England. Beautiful, large, USA custom made gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded to top competitor’s at this year’s highly anticipated event.
The competition kicks off in the morning with kids Sumo, a tradition that’s always exciting and fun. Sumo will award nine grand champions all in separate age categories.
The grappling events start next, featuring Jiujitsu, judo, sambo, wrestling and submission fighting techniques throughout the day. You get to see some pretty awesome throws and takedowns at this combative tourney as well as masterful submissions like armlocks, and crafty foot locks too.
The evening will feature four championship title belt matches crowning the best of the best. The King of the Skirmish, an absolute free weight men’s fighting division will cap a great day of competitive martial arts action right her in central Maine.
The event is sponsored my Huard’s Martial Arts of Winslow. For more information please contact Huard’s Martial Arts at 873-0407.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine’s 2016 Golf Fore Kids’ Sake, presented by Kennebec Savings Bank, raised $31,186 to benefit school and community-based mentoring services for children in Kennebec and Somerset counties. Twenty-three teams competed in the 17th annual golf tournament, held September 2 at Belgrade Lakes Golf Club. This year’s tournament was again chaired by Nicolas Patenaude, from Kennebec Savings Bank.
2016 Golf Fore Kids’ Sake Tournament Winners:
First gross – Charlie Shuman, Stephen Shuman, Ryan Madore, Roger Williams (Charlie’s Family of Dealerships).
Second gross – Jason Gall, Ed Gall, Mark Plummer, Jim Quinn (Wendy’s).
Third gross – Adam Moran, Mike Wilson, Scott Maccheyne, Gary Schewe (Great Falls Marketing).
First net – Cole Smith, Jacob Bernatchez, Conor Ferguson and Colby Charette (Messalonskee High School Big Brothers).
Second net – Marc Lacasse, Bill Purington, Will Purington, Chip Stevens (Augusta Fuel Company).
Third net – Randy Charette, Jeff Jolicoeur, Bert Languet and Troy Martin (Golden Pond Wealth Management/Century 21 Surette).
Course Challenge Winners:
Straightest Drive – Scott Maccheyne (Great Falls Marketing)
Closest to the Pin Contest – Vito Proietti (Great Falls Marketing)
Putting Contest – Joe Dorazio (Aetna)
Hit the Green Contest – Chris Russell (G & E Roofing)
Chipping Contest – Randy Charette (State of Maine)
A hole-in-one challenge was sponsored by Charlie’s Family of Dealerships. Golfers were treated to breakfast, sponsored by Aroma Joe’s, snacks and water were provided by Pine State Trading and lobster rolls, salads and chowder were served throughout the day by BBBS partner The Red Barn. The event Beverage Sponsor, Valley Distributors, along with Rita’s Catering, sponsored the Awards Reception. An auction with sponsor-donated prizes raised nearly $6,000 and “ShineOnCass” sponsorships, in honor of Big Sister Cassidy Charette who died Oct. 11, 2014, raised $3,000 for local school-based mentoring programs.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine changes the lives of over 700 children facing adversity in Androscoggin, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Penobscot, Somerset and Waldo counties, for the better, forever by providing strong and enduring, professionally-supported, one-to-one relationships. By partnering with parents, volunteers and organizations, children in Big Brother Big Sister programs have higher aspirations, greater confidence, better relationships, avoid risky behaviors and achieve educational success. For more information on volunteering or donating please call 236-BBBS (2227) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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