Sports Calendar: Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Kulpmont Football/Baseball Association
Meetings, first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
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.
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.
Anthracite Heritage Run
Fourth annual Anthracite Heritage 5K run or walk, Saturday, May 25, starting at 9 a.m. Starting location is Kemp Memorial Stadium. Entry fee is $15 by May 17, and $20 the day of the race. Medals will be presented to the top three male and female finishers in eight age groups. Runners can register online at www.parunners.com. For more information, call 648-4675 or email to email@example.com.
Youth Football Camp
A two-day camp on Saturday, May 25 and 26 for youth players ages eight to 13 will be held at Sports Zone in Northumberland. Cost is $90 per player and includes a t-shirt. The camp will feature collegiate All-Americans and college and high school coaches. To register, contact Goaline Academy at 898-2652.
Lourdes Basketball Camp
Lourdes basketball camp will be held June 10-14, from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. daily. The camp is for boys and girls grades 1-7. Cost is $75 per camper if you register before June 1. Persons can register by contacting boys varsity coach Pete Long (644-5218) or by picking up an application at the main office.
Shamokin Area Basketball Camp
Open to boys and girls entering first through eighth grade, this camp run by the boys and girls varsity coaches will take place Monday, June 17 to Thursday, June 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Shamokin Area Middle/High School gym. The camp is designed to expose players to the basic fundamentals and develop an interest in basketball. Early registration cost of the camp is $50 by May 25. After May 25, cost is $60. Each camper will receive a camp t-shirt at the end of the week. Applications are available in the elementary and middle/high schools. For more information, contact Bill Callahan at firstname.lastname@example.org or Chris Zimmerman at email@example.com.
MIghty Masser "After Dark" Nighttime 5K Run/Walk
The fifth annual Mighty Masser's "After Dark" Nighttime 5K Run will be held on Friday, May 31 at Kemp Memorial Stadium to benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. Participants must provide their own illumination (i.e. headlamps, flashlights, etc.). Glow sticks will be provided. Registration begins at 7:30 p.m. Race begins approximately at 9. Entry fee is $25. Early registration fee is $20 through May 17. Special "Boston Strong" t-shirt will be given to all those who preregister. Prizes will go to the first place overall male and female finishers, and awards will be given to the top three finishers in each of eight separate male and female age groups. The event will be professionally timed. Post-race food and beverages will be available. Proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. For questions or more information, call Joe Alexander at 644-1499.
Mount Carmel Basketball Camp
Mount Carmel Area Youth Basketball Camp will be held June 10-13 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the high school gym. Children ages 7-12 are invited to attend. Each camper will receive a t-shirt, and lunch will also be available. Cost of the camp is $45. Applications can be picked up in the elementary school office or the high school athletic office. The first 60 applications will be accepted. All completed applications should be sent to John Lazicki at 300 S. Pine St., Mount Carmel. For more information, please call 205-1106.
Sacavage Memorial Golf Tournament
The Mount Carmel Eagles will hold the Charles Sacavage Memorial Golf Tournament June 15, at Knoebel's Three Ponds Golf Course. The event is a two-man scramble, with refreshments, beverages and monetary prizes. For more information call Charles Feifer at 205-2737 or Greg Sacavage at 205-6650.
Mount Carmel Area AYSO
Registration for the fall 2013/spring 2014 will be Saturday, June 1 and Saturday, June 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the large shed at the Fifth Street fields. Cost is $40 for first child and $35 for each additional child per family. Special discounts will be availabe for those who volunteer to coach or referee their child's team. There are also fall-only and spring-only discounts. For more information, contact Mark at 373-1596.
3D Archery Fun Shoot
Thirty targets, at the Keystone Fish and Game Club near Stonington, Sunday, May 26, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For details and directions, visit www.keystonefishandgameclub.com.
Registration for Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 will be Friday, June 7 and Friday, June 14 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus in Shamokin. Children must turn 4 by July 31, 2013 to be eligible to play. There is an $8 discount if registration is completed by June 14, otherwise cost is $40 and uniform fee is $25. An equipment and uniform exchange will also be conducted at this time. Bring old uniforms, shin guards, cleats and other items to donate. Used items will also be available to buy at discounted prices. For more information, contact Cathy at 573-4345 or go to www.ShamokinAYSO.org.
Southern Columbia Girls Soccer Camp
A girls soccer camp, open to players from all areas, will be conducted by the Southern Columbia girls soccer coaches and players from July 15 to 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. each day at the high school soccer fields. Registration forms can be obtained in the middle and elementary school offices or online at http://hs.scasd.us/girlsoccer/GirlsSoccer/Home.html. Cost is $50 and the camp is designed to provide girls the opportunity to focus on fundamental technical instruction in a relaxed and fun learning environment. Registration must be completed by June 15 to guarantee a camp t-shirt. For more information, contact Jennifer Kremser at 380-3776 or Andrea Bzdak at 594-7716.
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.