Sports Calendar: Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Kulpmont Football/Baseball Association
Meetings, first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Also, registration for football and cheerleading will be Thursday, July 18, 6-7:30 p.m. at borough hall. New players must bring a copy of their birth certificate. Registration fee will apply.
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.
Mount Carmel Area Track and Field Camp
Track and field camp, run by the Mount Carmel Area track and field team and coaches, for children entering first through eighth grades will be August 5 to 8 from 9 to 11 a.m. each day at the Silver Bowl. Cost is $45 and includes a camp t-shirt. August 8 will be a mini track meet for the campers to show off their skills. Applications are available in the elementary school office or on the Mount Carmel track and field website. For more information, contact Coach Ditchey at 339-1500 or 817-0524.
Southern Columbia Girls Basketball Camp
Camp will run from July 29 to Aug. 1 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. for girls entering second through ninth grades. Cost is $65 if paid before July 1 and $75 if paid after. For more information, contatct Kevin Collins at 933-0305 or Kim Chaundy at 205-2351.
Little Shamokin Indians
Equipment handout will be Saturday, July 27, 1-5 p.m. for football players only at Renn's Storage on S. 5th St. Monthly meeting, Sunday, July 21, 7 p.m. at O'Brien's. All football and cheerleading coaches are required to attend.
Shamokin Area Physicals Scheduled
Shamokin Area Middle/High School will be offering fall sports physicals on Wednesday, July 17, with July 31 a makeup date. Physicals will cost $20, cash only, paid at the time of the physical. Time schedule is as follows: 2 p.m. - Junior high, JV and varsity football, and football cheerleading; 2:30 - Junior high and varsity cross country; 3 p.m. - Boys and girls soccer; 3:15 p.m. - Volleyball and junior high girls basketball; 3:30 - Junior high girls softball. PIAA physical evaluation forms and Shamokin Area athletic policy packets must be picked up in the principal's office before receiving a physical. Physical forms an also be downloaded at Indians.k12.pa.us by selecting the high school and middle school and clicking on "Athletic Forms" along the left. All forms must be completed by a parent/guardian prior to arriving On July 17. Students who do not have a completed PIAA physical evaluation will not be permitted to participate in a fall sport.
Shamokin Area Football Reserve Seats
Anyone interested in reserve seats for the Shamokin Area varsity football games this fall is encouraged to call 648-5731, ext. 3533. Cost for adult tickets for five home games is $27.50, senior citizen discount for five home games is $10.
SYBL Open Gym
The Shamokin Youth Basketball League will host a weekly open gym for players going into kindergarten through eighth grades. Schedule is: Monday - kindergarten to second grade, 6 to 7 p.m.; Wednesday - third and fourth grades, 6 to 7:15 p.m.; Thursday - fifth through eighth grades, 6 to 7:15 p.m. Open gym will be used to teach the fundamentals of the game. There is no charge and sessions are run by coaches from the league.
North Schuylkill Fall Physicals
Physicals for the 2013 fall sports season at North Schuylkill will be held Saturday, July 27. There will be a $10 fee for a physical and the fee must be paid before an athlete can receive a physical. Physical packets must be completed and will be available the day of the physicals. Schedule is: junior high girls basketball, 8 a.m.; girls volleyball, 8:30; junior high football cheerleading, 8:45; varsity football cheerleading, 9 a.m.; junior high cross country, 9:15; varsity cross country, 9:45; girls soccer, 10 a.m.; boys soccer, 10:30; golf, 10:45; junior high football, 11 a.m.; jv and varsity football, 11:45 a.m.
Southern Columbia Field Hockey Camp
For girls in first through seventh grades, Monday, Aug. 5 through Wednesday, Aug. 7 with a rain date of Thursday, Aug. 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. each day at the Southern Columbia field hockey field. For more information, call 672-2341.
July 23-26, 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. each day at the sports complex at the Sunbury Bible Church, Route 11, Northumberland. The clinics will feature former Major League players Jeff Hearron and Don Gordon. Clinic is for boys and girls ages 5-12 for baseball, and girls ages 8-12 for softball.
Shamokin AYSO Swim Party
Annual swim party at Knoebel's pool for all 2012-13 Shamokin AYSO players on Wednesday, July 24 from 5 p.m. to close. Rain date is Wednesday, July 31. Admission is free and pizza will be provided for all players and coaches. Players are asked to bring the following items: U-6 - chips, pretzels or drinks; U-8 - desserts or drinks; U-10 - paper plates, cups or napkins; U-12 - drinks; U-14 - drinks.
Wayside Open Golf Scramble
The 25th annual Wayside Open Golf Scramble will be held Saturday, Aug. 10 at Indian Hills Golf Club. Double shotgun starts will be held at 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Players may register on a first-come, first-paid basis for either shotgun. The tournament includes coffee, donuts, a gift, carts, guest fees, lunch, beer, prizes and a pig roast with live entertainment. The Wayside Open has dedicated all monies raised to the Wiest-Wehry Scholarship fund awarded to students in the Line Mountain, Tri-Valley, Mount Carmel, Shikellamy and Southern Columbia school districts. Hole sponsors are being accepted and more information can be obtained by e-mailing Don Spieller at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost is $80 until Aug. 1 and after Aug. 3 it will be $85. Only paid applications will be accepted.
The Schuylkill Coalcrackers will be hosting the Coalcracker Slugfest travel baseball tournament on Aug. 17-18 in Minersville. Age brackets are U-9, and U-11. Entry fee is $275 per team. For more information, contact Keith at (570) 640-8086 or at email@example.com.
Maine Fire Co. Golf Tournament
Two-man scramble, Aug. 3, at Indian Hills Golf Course. Registration is 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. Entrance fee is $60 per person and includes greens fees, cart, hot dog and beer at the course. There will also be food, beer and prizes at the Maine Fire Company following the tournament. To pre-register, call 648-1261.
Shamokin-Coal Township YFL
Football and cheerleading clinic, open to children grades K through 7. There is no registration fee. Event will be July 23-24-25, 5:30 to 8 p.m. on the Bunker Hill field. Registration is Tuesday, July 23, 5 p.m. at Bunker Hill. For more information, contact Marilyn Polyniak at 259-8423.
Central Pa. Outlaws Tryouts
The Central Pa. Outlaws fastpitch tournament softball team will conduct tryouts for the 2014 U14 and U16 teams at the Line Mountain Community Field, located at 1001 Dairy Rd., Mandata, July 31 at 6 p.m. and Aug. 11 at 4:30 p.m. The team practices in Mount Carmel, Elysburg and Mandata. For more information, contact Jim Giles at 570-441-6205.
Shamokin-Mount Carmel Little League Meeting
Shamokin-Mount Carmel Little League annual meeting will be held Tuesday, Aug. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at Dr. Miller's office, 265 w. Spruce St., Shamokin. The meeting is open to the public.
Red Tornado Open
The Red Tornado Touchdown Club will hold its annual golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 10, at Mountain Valley Golf Course, beginning at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start. Contact Dave Kleman to register or make a donation. All proceeds benefit the Red Tornado football program.
Mount Carmel Area Elementary Wrestling Picnic
Mount Carmel Area Elementary Wrestling picnic, Locust Lake State Park, Saturday, Aug. 3, 12 noon, at site 262. Persons attending should RSVP Coach Besser at 274-3281. All former and current wrestlers are invited.
Hellbender 5K and Half Marathon
The 5th annual Hellbender 5K and Half Marathon road race will take place Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Weiser State Forest, Roaring Creek Tract. Registration is from 7-8:15 a.m. and the race starts at 8:30. The race is sponsored by the Roaring Creek Valley Conservation Association and the Susquehanna Ridge Runners Club. Proceeds will provide aid for projects to provide and promote clean water in the Roaring Creek watershed. For registration forms and addition information, contact Daniel Brassington (570-799-0167 or firstname.lastname@example.org) or Robert Welby (570-274-6400 or email@example.com).