Sports Calendar: Thursday, April 11, 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.
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.
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 is 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.
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.
Lower Anthracite Teener League Baseball
Meeting, Thursday April 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Kulpmont K of C (across from Turkey Hill). The board will meet at 7 p.m. Returning teams should send a representative and any new teams looking for entry should be present. For more information or questions, contact Jeff Deitz at 205-3735 or Shawn Kalinoski at 490-7791.
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.