Sports Calendar: Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Kulpmont Football/Baseball Association
Meetings, first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Baseball, softball, t-ball and teener registrations will be held Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Kulpmont Borough Hall. First time players must provide a copy of their birth certificate. Registration fee will apply. (The meeting originally scheduled for Feb. 6 has been postponed and rescheduled for Feb. 13)
Running club, meets at 5:30 p.m. each Monday at Shamokin Area's Kemp Memorial Stadium parking lot. Open to runners of all ages. More on Facebook at coalrunnings.
Little League Registration
Any child ages four to 12 residing in the Shamokin Area or Mount Carmel Area School Districts may register to play Little League Baseball. Registration for players and coaches will be Feb. 16 and 23, 10 a.m. to noon, and Feb. 27, 7-9 p.m. at the Miller Donmoyer Family Health Center, 255 W. Spruce St., Shamokin. All players must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, and any player new to the league must bring the child's original or state-certified birth certificate. Fee is $25 for the first child and $15 for each additional child in the same family. After Feb. 27, the fee is $40 for the first child and $20 for each additional child in the same family.
For all players, grades 3-9, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Shamokin Area High School gym.
Lady Bombers Girls Softball League
The league will be having an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner, Saturday, Feb. 23, at Restoration Ministries Church Hall from 3 to 7 p.m. Cost is $8 per ticket and includes salad, spaghetti with meat sauce, bread, fruit cup, baked good and drink. Tickets are available now and at the door. For information, contact Dan at 850-0956 or Christin at 850-1208.
North Schuylkill Spring Physicals
North Schuylkill Jr./Sr. High School will be conducting its spring sports physicals on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 9 a.m. Any student interested in going out for baseball, softball or track, and who has not had a physical for a fall or winter sport, must get their physical at this time. There is a $10 fee for the physical. Students who have already had a physical for a previous sport must still sign up that day for the sport of their choice.
Shamokin Youth Softball
Open gym practice for youth girls softball ages eight to 14 of the Shamokin Area School District will be held at the annex gym on the following Sundays: Feb. 24 and March 10. Girls ages eight to 10 will meet from 4 to 5:15 p.m. and girls 11 to 14 will meet from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. All girls must attend the Shamokin Area School District.
Ed Romance Hall of Fame
The 35th annual banquet for the Ed Romance Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will be held March 23. Tickets are available by calling Frank Niglio at 205-0762 or by visiting Community Pharmacy.
South Columbia Little League
Any child from South Columbia Little League areas, which includes: Catawissa, Roaring Creek Valley and Ralpho areas, who have not yet registered for baseball or softball for the 2013 Little League season, please contact Gary Stine 394-2640. Initial fee is $15 per child, uniform and fundraising fees are additional. Copies of birth certificate and three proofs of residency are required.
Instructional Baseball Clinic
Saturday, March 9, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Shamokin Area High School gym. Open to any child, ages 4-12. Fee is $10. Each child receives a t-shirt. Instructors include local baseball experts. Registration may be completed at the Shamokin-Mount Carmel Little League registrations or by calling 644-5050, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. Deadline to register is Feb. 27.
Shamokin Area Spring Physicals
Will be held Friday, Feb. 15 at 1 p.m. Students who plan on participating in a spring sport should attend. Any student who already had a physical for a fall or winter sport should complete a recertification paper. Physicals will be done by Dr. Wayne Miller for $20 in cash, and fee must be paid at the time of the physical. Times for each sport will be on the announcements. Forms, which may be downloaded from the district website, must be completed by a parent or guardian prior to the physical. Forms may also be picked up in the high school principal's office.
Ralpho Tiger Youth Basketball
Basketball tournaments, for third and fourth grades, March 8-10; and for fifth and sixth grades, March 15-17 are being organized now. Games will be played in Elysburg, and entry fee is $150. Deadline for entry is March 1. For rules and an application, contact William Wetzel at 527-0339.
Long's Teener Baseball
Registration, Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Miller Donmoyer Family Health Center. New and returning players ages 13 to 15 are eligible to play. Registration fee is $40 and a copy of birth certificate is required. For more information, contact Brad Haupt at 259-8244.
Marion Heights Baseball
Registration for Marion Heights junior baseball, Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Ukranian Catholic Church, 141 E. Melrose St. Ages four to 12. For more information, contact Coach Elliott at 205-7394.
Girardville Biddy Basketball
Will hold the following tournaments: 7th-8th grade, Thursday to Sunday, Feb. 21-24; 3rd-4th grade, Thursday to Sunday, Feb. 28-March 3; 5th-6th grade, Thursday to Sunday, March 7-10. For more information, contact Ed Burns at 205-1941, Glenn Weist at 691-6057 or Paul Kowalick at 875-8088.
Special Olympic Swim Practice
Practices will run 6-8 p.m. at the Shamokin pool each Friday through the end of May. New athletes and volunteers are welcome. For more information, contact Arden Miller at 374-5369.
Open gym for varsity and junior high will be Sundays at 5 p.m.
Shamokin-Mount Carmel Little League
Indoor baseball practice, Shamokin Annex Gym, Saturdays, Feb. 23 and March 2 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Bernie Romanoski Hall of Fame
Meeting, Thursday, Feb. 14 at 6 p.m. at Brewser's Sports Grille. Open to the public.
A wildlife presentation featuring Ray Roth and his Kansas whitetail plus other Pennsylvania trophy buck will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, at 5 p.m. at St. Peter's United Church of Christ (the Blue Church), located at the intersection of Blue Church Road and Airport Road, Paxinos, Other presentations will include Pastor Paul Gurba's powerpoint display of more than 300 slides of turkey, bear and trophy buck and a trophy whitetail display from Ray Petro. A spaghetti dinner will be served at the conclusion of the program.
Shamokin Youth Volleyball
Registration, Tuesday, Feb. 26 and Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Shamokin Area High School gym lobby. The league is open to girls in second through eighth grade. Fee is $25. For more information, contact Wanda Cook at 648-6198.