Sports Calendar: Saturday, March 23, 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.
Ralpho Raiders Registration
For football and cheerleading, March 24, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the football field. Cost is $45. A copy of a birth certificate for new players is required. For information, contact Clint at 898-2234 or Mark at 854-4925.
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.
Practice and registration schedule. Every day at the Cabrini Youth Center Building, Cherry and Webster streets, using the following schedule: Mondays, 5:30 to 7 p.m., ages 8-10; 7 to 8:30 p.m., ages 11-12; Tuesdays, 5:30-6:45 p.m., ages 8-10; 6:45-8 p.m., ages 11-12; 8-9:30 p.m., ages 13-15; Wednesdays, 5:30-7 p.m., ages 8-10; 7-8:30 p.m., ages 11-12; Thursdays, 5:30-6:45 p.m., ages 8-10; 6:45-8 p.m., ages 11-12; 8-9:30 p.m., ages 13-15; Fridays, 5:30-6:45 p.m., ages 4-5; 6:45-8 p.m., ages 6-7. Any child ages 4-15 still not registered to play for the 2013 season is welcome to attend and register during these times. For more information, contact Leo Mirolli at 648-0186.
Shamokin AYSO Coaches Meeting
Mandatory meeting for Shamokin AYSO coaches, Sunday, March 24, at 6 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Independence and Rock streets, Shamokin. Coaches will receive rosters, equipment and picture information at the meeting. For questions, call Sue at 259-4387.
Little League Registration
Any child, ages 4-12, residing in Shamokin Area or Mount Carmel Area school districts may still register to play Little League Baseball. Registration for players and coaches is during normal business hours at the Miller Donmoyer Family Health Center, 255 W. Spruce St., Shamokin. All parents must be represented by a parent or legal guardian, and any player new to the league must bring the child's original or state certified birth certificate. Fee is $40 for the first child and $20 for each additional child in the same family.
Salvation Army Basketball Tournament
Men's and women's tournaments, ages varsity and above for both, April 19-20-21, at Shamokin Area High School, double elimination format. Entry fee is $125 per team with deadline to enter March 31. For information or to register, contact Chris Venna at 205-1144.
Mount Carmel Junior Baseball
Meeting, Sunday, March 24, 6 p.m. at the Anthracite Fire Co. Rosters are to be turned in. All teams are requested to be present.
Lower Anthracite Teener Baseball
Meeting, Tuesday, March 26, 7:30 p.m. at the Kulpmont K of C (Across from Turkey Hill). Returning teams should send a representative and any new teams looking for entry should be present. For more information or questions, please contact Jeff Deitz at 205-3735 or Shawn Kalinoski at 490-7791.
Shamokin-Mount Carmel Challenger Little League Baseball
Registration, any child between the ages of 4 and 21 residing in the Shamokin Area or Mount Carmel Area School Districts or surrounding areas may still register to play Challenger Little League Baseball. Registration for players is during normal business hours at the Miller Donmoyer Family Health Center, 255 W. Spruce St., Shamokin. All players must be represented by a parent or legal guardian, and any player new to the league must bring an original or state-certified birth certificate. The fee is $25 for the first child and $15 for each additional child in the same family.
Derek Crowl Memorial Tournament
This year's tournament, the fifth, will be held April 13 and 14 at the Ralpho Township gym. There are 14 slots remaining with a maximum of 10 players allowed on each team. Cost is $10 per player up to seven players, after that the fee per team is a flat $75. There will be door prizes and the top two teams will receive a monetary prize. All proceeds from the tournament will support a scholarship fund in Derek's name at Southern Columbia. For more information or to register, contact Michelle at 933-0019 or Dan at 672-2594.
Benton Tiger Wrestling Club is hosting a greco-roman/freestyle PAWF qualifier on Sunday, March 24 at the Benton Elementary school. Weighins for greco-roman will be 8 a.m. and freestyle at 11:30 a.m. First through fourth places qualify for PAWF state competition. Cost is $15 for an either style of $30 for both, and participants must have a USA Wrestling membership card. For more information, contact 864-3916.