Sports Calendar: Saturday, March 2, 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, March 15-17 for 3rd-4th grade boys, 5th-6th grade boys and 7th-8th grade girls, and 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 294-2044 for information or to register teams.
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 Sunday, 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.
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.
Girardville Biddy Basketball
Will hold the following tournaments: 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
Mandatory coaches and board of directors meeting, Tuesday, March 12, at 6 p.m. at Dr. Miller's office, 255 W. Spruce St., Shamokin. If unable to attend meeting, call 644-5050. Indoor baseball practice, Shamokin Annex Gym, Saturdays, Feb. 23 and March 2 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Ed Romance Sports Hall of Fame
2013 banquet will be held March 23, 2 p.m., at the Brady Fire Company Hall in Ranshaw. Tickets will be available until Saturday, March 2, at Community Pharmacy or by calling Frank Niglio at 373-3861.
Pennsylvania District 13 Little League Umpires
Baseball and softball umpires clinic, Saturday, April 6, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Central Columbia Middle School. Registration is 8-9 a.m. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $20 per person and includes clinic materials, lunch and door prizes. Umpires should bring a mask. To register or for more information, contact Dean Schreiber at 570-374-1812 or firstname.lastname@example.org by April 1.
Little Shamokin Indians
Registration, March 17, at O'Briens, from 5-7 p.m. with a meeting to follow about uniforms. Coaches are urged to attend. Cost is $20 single and $30 family. New players need a copy of their birth certificate. Ages 5-12. For more information contact Dan Stoud (875-7491) or Nicole Bozza (847-0371).
Susquehanna University Youth Basketball Tournaments
Youth boys' basketball tournaments, Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17, at Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove. There will be five divisions for fourth-, fifth-, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade boys' teams. Format is double elimination. Spots are filling quickly. Fee is $140 per team, per division. Contact Don Friday, assistant coach at 570- 372-4535 or Friday@susqu.edu for information or to register.
Mount Carmel Elementary Wrestling Boosters
Hosting a $20 night on Saturday, March 2 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Atlas Legion. Music by Karaoke Krew. For tickets, call Michelle at 205-3042, Amy 2-5-3214, Tonya at 400-0252, or Michele at 205-6166.
Practice schedule for first week: Tuesday, March 5 all 13-15 year olds; Wednesday, March 6 all 10-12 year olds; Thursday, March 7 all 7-9 year olds; Friday, March 8 all 4-6 year olds. Practices will be held from 7 to 8:15 p.m. at the Cabrini Youth Center building. Any players ages four to 15 can still register at one of the above times. Coaches meeting, Tuesday, March 5 at 6 p.m.
Mount Carmel Lions Teener Baseball
Registrations, Monday, March 4 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Mount Carmel Knights of Columbus (East Third Street Mount Carmel). Players between the ages of 13 and 15 before April 30 may register. All new players should bring a copy of their birth certificate. All returning players should also attend. New and returning players will be charged a $15 registration fee. For more information, contact Jeff at 205-3735 after 4 p.m.
Mount Carmel Jets
Meeting, Sunday, March 3 at 6 p.m. in old Mount Carmel Area gym, Fourth and Vine streets. Nomination and election of officers will take place. All coaches and moderators must attend.
Mount Carmel Elementary Wrestling
Pool party, Sunday, March 3 from 1 to 3 p.m. Wrestlers are reminded to bring warm-up gear and singlet in a bag with their name on it. Must hand in uniform to receive gift.