Sports in brief …

12 years ago

Men’s basketball league

There will be an organizational meeting for the men’s basketball league on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center. League dues and rules will be discussed at this meeting. Anyone interested in entering a team to the league or joining a team must be present. For additional information, please contact the Caribou Parks and Recreation Department at 493-4224.

CMS boys split matches

Josiah Krul pushed his season-goal total to 28 as the Caribou Middle School boys beat Houlton Sept. 25, 7-3.

Krul had four goals, while Noah Frost, Alex Ezzy and Noah Heidorn added one apiece in the victory. Kyle Boucher, Connor Plourde and Camden Huck had assists in the contest.

The Presque Isle White team topped Caribou the previous afternoon, 3-2 in overtime. Craig Schiff netted the game-winner for PI. Krul had both Caribou goals. Heidorn, Nic Sleeper, Dominick Judd and Bailey Griffeth were the stars on defense and Noah Frost was solid in goal.

Pass allows for unlimited skiing at MWSC venues

The Maine Winter Sports Center has available a Ski Again Pass, which gives skiers unlimited skiing at all MWSC facilities for $150 for the 2012-13 season.

Included in the pass are Bigrock Mountain in Mars Hill, Black Mountain in Rumford, Pineland Farms Nordic Center in New Gloucester, the Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle and the 10th Mountain Center in Fort Kent.

Passes can be purchased online at

Crow’s Nest Octoberfest features walk and run

The second annual Octoberfest 5K Walk and 10K Race will be held Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Crow’s Nest in Presque Isle.

Last year’s event raised over $2,000 for the Pine Tree Chapter of the American Red Cross.

The 5K walks begins at 9:30 a.m. and the 10K run at 10 a.m. Pre-registration is recommended. Send an e-mail to to obtain a form, which will also be available on race day beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The entry fee is $20 for the 10K run and $10 for the walk. Brunch after the event is included in the registration fee.

The overall female and male race winners will receive a three-day, two-night stay at a cottage on Long Lake and a one-hour massage. Medals will be awarded to the first 100 finishers of the 10K and the first 50 walkers.

Wrestling event coming to Caribou this Sunday

Big Time Wrestling will make its first appearance at the Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center Sunday, Oct. 7.

Big Time Wrestling produces the biggest wrestling shows in New England and this event will be no different as they have signed Matt Hardy and Bobby Lashley.

Hardy is a former Extreme Championship Wrestling world heavyweight champion and a multi-time world tag team champion, while Lashley is two-time former ECW world heavyweight champion and a United States champion. In addition to professional wrestling, Lashley competes in mixed martial arts.

Fans attending the show will see all of the stars of Big Time Wrestling and prior to the event, there will be a meet and greet. From 4-5 p.m., fans will have their chance to get autographs and pictures with Hardy and Lashley. The wrestling card gets under way at 5 p.m.

Men’s 30-and-over basketball

The men’s 30-and-over basketball starts on Oct. 9 and meets Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m.-noon. This program is designed for gentlemen 30 years of age and over and meets at the Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center gym. There is a $3 per player fee on Sundays.

Halloween volunteers sought

The Caribou Parks and Recreation Department is currently seeking volunteers to assist with the annual Halloween Party slated for Wednesday, Oct. 31. Parks and recreation department officials are seeking individuals, businesses or organizations that would be interested in providing a game or activity during the two-hour event. Inquires should be made at the Caribou Parks and Recreation Department office at 493-4224.