Sports Calendar: Friday, April 19, 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.
Mahanoy Area Biddy Basketball
Annual tournaments, April 19-21 for 3rd-4th grade girls, 5th-6th grade girls and 7th-8th grade boys. Cost is $125 for 3rd-4th grade teams, and $150 for 5th-6th and 7th-8th grade teams. Contact Robert McGee at 294-2944 for information or to register teams.
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.
Cabrini baseball is still recruiting new players from the ages 4-14 for this season. Children need to be residents of the Shamokin Area School District, attend Lourdes or reside in Zerbe Township. Contact Leo Mirolli at 648-0186 or Shawn Kalinoski at 648-0526 with any further questions.
Alumni Football USA
AF-USA is organizing a full-contact alumni football game between Shamokin and Mount Carmel for late June or mid-July. The game is open to all alumni 18 years and older. Each team needs 30-plus players to get on the schedule. A $75 player fee applies. Alumni Football USA provides the gear. Register to play at Alumnifootballusa.com or call Michael Moschillo (724) 456-5951 for more information.
Softball Pitcher Needed
SV Rebels travel softball U-14 team is in need of a pitcher for an established fast pitch girls team. Please contact Bill at 809-6549 as soon as possible with any questions and we can coordinate a tryout that is convenient.
YMCA Golf Tournament
The Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA is hosting the 22nd annual Truman H. Purdy Memorial Golf Tournament, Wednesday, May 8 at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club. There are morning and afternoon flights available, as well as several sponsorship opportunities. Prizes available include tickets to the AT&T National at Congressional Country Club, round of golf for four at Eagles Mere and a set of irons for the closest to the pin prize. Lunch and dinner are included in the registration fee. For more information, contact Bonnie Wassmer at 286-5636 or Adam Purdy at 286-5855.
Little Shamokin Indians
Registration for players ages five to 12, Sunday, April 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. at O'Brien's. New players need a copy of their birth certificate. A mandatory meeting for all football and cheerleading coaches will follow. For more information, contact Dan Stoud at 875-7492 or Nicole Bozza at 847-0371.
Bus Trip Scheduled
A bus trip to see the Philadelphia Phillies play the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh July 2 is being organized. The bus will leave Danville at 12 noon. Game time is 7 p.m. Price is $75, which includes ticket, transportation, beverages and snacks. Seats are in section 109 (can be seen on the Pirates official web site). Bus will return immediately following game. For more information call 275-5281 or 437-0224.
K of C Charity Golf Tournament
The Shamokin and Kulpmont Knights of Columbus chapters are jointly sponsoring a golf tournament to benefit the Wounded Warrior Fund and Our Lady of Lourdes scholarships. The tournament will be Saturday, May 4 at the Rolling Hills Golf Course. Cost is $60 per person and includes greens fee, refreshments on the course and dinner. Hole sponsorships are also available. For more information, contact Joe at 648-6136 or Ray at 373-1967.
Shamokin-Coal Township Lady Bombers
Opening day is April 20, 2013, starting at 9:30 a.m. with the National Anthem, a flag dedication ceremony, and the first pitch. Concession stand items, along with 13 baskets to raffle, including: lottery baskets, Dunkin Donuts, kids craft baskets, Phillies tickets will be available. Games will run throughout the day starting at 10 a.m. with the U-14 division.
Trevorton Co-ed Softball League
Any team, with at least two females and seven or eight males on the playing field at all times, wishing to enter a team can contact Brian Deiter at 850-0751. The season is tentatively scheduled to begin Sunday, May 19.
Mount Carmel Jets Cheerleaders
Registration, Sunday, April 28, in the old MCA gym, for 5-6 graders at 5 p.m. and 2-3-4 graders at 6 p.m. There is a $40 registration fee.
Cabrini Baseball competition
Cabrini baseball will host a free Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run competition for area youths Sunday, May 5 at 1 p.m. at the Cabrini field, Logan and Wabash streets, Coal Township. Boys and girls will compete separately in four age groups - 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14 and can advance through four levels of competition including team championships at Major League ballparks and the national finals at the 2013 All-Star Game. All participants need to bring a copy of their birth certificate and have a parent or guardian fill out a registration/waiver form. For questions, contact Leo Mirolli at 570-648-0156.
Brush Valley Chamber Golf Tournament
Seventh annual tournament will be Friday, May 3 at Knoebels Three Ponds in Elysburg. There are plenty of opportunities for golfers and sponsors, alike with the deadline for players' registration Monday, April 22. Cost starts at $100 for a single player, with other sponsorship tiers available that include playing positions, recognition along the golf course as well as lunch, dinner and a tourmanet novelty. Play starts at 1 p.m. and follows registration at 11:30 a.m. and lunch. For more information, contact the chamber's office at 648-4675.