Sports Calendar: Wednesday, October 3, 2012
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.
Shamokin/Coal Township Softball League
Will hold a Fall Festival, Oct. 6, beginning at noon at the Vo-Tech softball field. Attractions will include bounce houses, glitter tattoos, a tent of gore, hay and rope mazes, an obstacle course, sling shot, bon fire and a haunted trail. There will also be concessions available, including a variety of soups, hot dogs, cider, hot chocolate, coffee, etc.
Shamokin/Coal Township Softball League
Is holding offseason practices for girls ages 4-9, every other Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Vo-Tech field.
SYBL Skills Workout
Skills workout for all players grades 1-4 Wednesdays, 6 p.m., grades 5-8 Thursdays at 6 p.m. at the American Legion gym.
Keystone Chapter Foootball Officials
The Keystone Chapter of PIAA football officials will meet on the following dates at 7 p.m.: Oct. 16 and Oct. 30. There is a dinner meeting Sunday, Nov. 18 at the Independence Fire Co. The PIAA requires officials attend at least six chapter meetings.
Knoebel Lumber 5K
The 19th annual Knoebel Lumber 5K race to benefit the Ralpho Township Public Library will be held Saturday, Oct. 6 at Knoebels Amusement Resort. Pre-race registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with the race at 9:30 at Pavilion L. The course is moderately hilly over mixed gravel and asphalt with water at the miles posts and finish. T-shirts are free to the first 200 entrants, with five door prizes worth $25 each for merchandise at Knoebel Lumber, engraved glass plaques to the top three overall males and femals and medals to each of the 20 age group placewinners. Cost is $12 before the day of the race, and $15 that day. For more information, contact Blair at 672-2531 ext. 344 or Terri at 672-9259 ext. 2.
Kulpmont Fire Department
Second annual golf tournament, Saturday, Oct. 6, at Indian Hills Golf Club. Tournament is a 4-man scramble with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost is $65 per person or $260 per foursome and includes greens and cart fees, dinner and refreshments back at the East End Fire Company, along with entertainment provided by the Terry Meyer Band. There will be prizes for the top three foursomes, along with longest drive, closest to the pin and pot of gold contests. For more information, contact Marchall Mirarchi III at 570-274-9656.
MCA Supper Club
Mount Carmel Area Supper Club will hold its fall suppers at Mattucci's Thursdays at 6:15 p.m. The club will continue as long as the Red Tornadoes are playing this season.
Northwestern Golf Tourney
The annual Northwestern Academy and Northumberland County Juvenile Court Advisory Board golf tournament will be held Monday, Oct. 8, at Indian Hills Golf and Tennis Club. Registration is 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10. Entrance fee is $80 per golfer, which includes scramble, cart, dinner and door prizes. For registration or information, contact Bill Rossnock (570-495-2175) or Christine Jacoby (570)-644-5345.
Ed Romance Chapter Silver Bowl Tailgate
The Ed Romance Hall of Fame is sponsoring a pre-game tailgate party prior to the game at the Silver Bowl between Mount Carmel Area and Central Columbia on Oct. 5 for the 1962 and 1972 Mount Carmel Area high school football teams. All players, cheerleaders and coaches of the 1962 and 1972 teams are invited to attend. For details, contact Frank Niglio at 205-0762.
Susquehanna Valley Youth Hockey League
Registrations are being accepted for the youth ice hockey development program. In-person registrations are being held Thursday, Oct. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Degenstein Library in Sunbury. For more information, contact Amanda Zook at 847-3130 or email@example.com
Gridiron Wars Alumni Game
Players are being sought to gauge interest for an alumni football game between Shamokin and Mount Carmel for alumni ages 18-55. Teams must have 30 players registered to participate. The first 15 players for each team to register will get 50 percent off registration fee. For more information call 724-456-5951 or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). The postal address is Rivalry Football, LLC, C/O Gridiron Wars, 2363 N. Neshannock Rd., Hermitage, Pa. 16148
Hall of Fame Teams
The Bernie Romanoski Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will induct several teams during a breakfast program at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Masser's Banquet Hall, Paxinos. Teams to be honored include the 1959, 1960 and 1961 Shamokin Greyhounds District 4 basketball champions, the 1962 and 1963 Coal Township Purple Demons basketball squads that finished 38-1, Shamokin Area's 1987 District 4 baseball champions, Southern Columbia's 1994-1995 basketball team that captured the Mid-Penn League title and District 4 championship, and Lourdes Regional's 1983 District 4 softball championship squad that posted the only undefeated regular season in school history. Tickets for the program can be obtained by calling Matt Reiprish at 672-9460. Deadline to purchase tickets, which are $20, is Oct. 8. Any questions can be referred to Tom Ryan at 875-2323.
Shamokin Youth Basketball League
Registration, Saturday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to noon in the lobby of the Shamokin Community Center (American Legion Building).
Our Lady of Hope CYO Basketball
Registration for boys and girls in the parish that are in kindergarten through sixth grades will be held after 11 a.m. mass on Sept. 30 in the church hall or by calling Pete Long at 644-5218. Cost is $20 per kid or $30 per family.
Girls Fast Pitch Travel Softball
Tryouts for the 14-under travel team will be held Saturday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by tryouts for the 12-under travel team from noon to 2 p.m. at the Elysburg girls softball field behind the Dollar General. For more information, contact Clint at 898-2234 or Mike at 492-3876.
Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk
Shamokin Rotary Club Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk will be held Thursday, Nov. 22 at 9 a.m. at Kemp Memorial Stadium. Pre-entry fee is $15 ($10 age 19 and under). Race day entry fee is $25. Awards and prizes for seven age groups and for best costume. Pre-register at Bader's Furniture Store, 704 N. Liberty St. or get more information at http;//shamokinrotary.wordpress.com/, call Joan at 570-850-7625 or e-mail: email@example.com
Shamokin Chapter PIAA Basketball Officials
Meetings, Oct. 7 and 14, noon, at the Knights of Columbus.
Ralpho Tiger Youth Basketball
Registrations, Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9 to 11 a.m.; Sunday, Oct. 7 from 4 to 6 p.m. all at the Ralpho Gym.
Holy Angels Boosters
Holy Angels CYO Boosters will hold a meeting for the upcoming 2012-2013 basketball season at the parish activity center Thursday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. All parents and all those interested in coaching are asked to attend. Please call Chris Feudale at 490-2219 with any questions.
Holy Angels Registration
Holy Angels CYO Basketball registration will be held for boys and girls in grades 1-6 at the parish activity center on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. Participation fee will apply. Please call Chris Feudale at 490-2219 with any questions.
Basketball Officials Rules Meeting
Shamokin Chapter PIAA Basketball official and coaches, mandatory rules interpretation meeting, Sunday, Oct. 28, noon, at Shamokin Area High School.
80s Party Night
Benefit the Black Diamond Baseball Team, Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Atlas American Legion from 7-11 p.m. Cost is $20 per person for food, music and refreshments. Music and videos provided by DJ Steve Ney. For tickets, contact Tom Reisinger at 570-590-3714 or Michelle Wills at 570-205-3042.
Bernie Romanoski Chapter of Pa. Sports Hall of Fame
Meeting, Monday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. at Brewser's Sports Grille.
Shamokin Winter Sports Physicals
Friday, Nov. 9 the Shamokin Area Middle/High School will hold physicals for winter sports athletes. Any students who plans on participating in a winter sport should attend. If any student has already had a physical for the fall, they must still complete a recertification paper. Physicals will be done by Dr. Miller for $20, cash only, and must be paid at time of physical. Time schedule is as follows: junior high girls basketball, 1 p.m.; junior high boys basketball, 1:15; junior high wrestling, 1:30; varsity girls basketball, 1:45; swimming, 2 p.m.; cheerleaders, 2:15 and boys basketball, 2:30. Forms can be obtained on the school website or in the high school principal's office and must be completed by Nov. 9.