Sports Calendar: Thursday, December 12, 2013
Lourdes Youth Basketball Tournaments
Lourdes Regional will be hosting a boys 5th- and 7th grade basketball tournament, March 21-23. Tourney is double elimination with a $150 entrance fee. Space is limited. Call Pete at 570-644-5218 to register.
SCT Lady Bombers Open Practices/Final Registration
Open practices will be held at the Mount Carmel BSI building/police station on Vine St. Practices run every other Sunday from 3-5 p.m., and players are asked to bring $5 to cover rental fee of the gym. Ages 4-12 are invited. Please contact Dan or Christin at 570-492-0775.
Adult Open Gym at Mount Carmel Area
The district will have an open gym for adults from 7 to 9 p.m. each Sunday in the elementary gym through April 12. Sneakers or approved athletic shoes must be worn. Questions can be directed to the athletic department at Mount Carmel, 570 339-1500.
Ed Romance Hall of Fame Banquet
Tickets for the 2014 banquet, scheduled for March 22, are available at the Community Pharmacy in Mount Carmel or by calling 205-0762. Deadline to purchase tickets is March 17. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Mount Carmel Junior Baseball League
Meeting, Sunday, March 16, 6 p.m., at the Anthracite Fire Company. All teams are requested to attend. By-laws, playing rules and schedule will be discussed.
Spring coaches meeting, Sunday, March 23, 6 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Those not coaching in the spring season will be able to return equipment. New coaches will get their equipment, rosters, fundraising information and picture packets. A referee's meeting will follow to discuss schedules and go over rules. Anyone who is certified as a referee should attend.
Romanoski Chapter of the Sports Hall of Fame
30th anniversary induction breakfast will be Saturday, April 26 at 10 a.m. at Masser's Banquet Hall in Paxinos. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by calling Bernie Romanoski Jr. at (570) 644-0925. Deadline is Monday, April 21.
Salvation Army Tournament
The 11th annual tournament is scheduled to be played from Friday, April 11 through Sunday, April 13 at the Shamokin Area Middle-High School gymnasium. The tournament will be accepting registrations from men's teams, and is set to offer a women's bracket as well. Tournament directors are also seeking donations to help pay for PIAA officials. The tournament will be double-elimination format with an entry fee of $125. Deadline to register is March 31. For more information, contact Chris Venna at (570) 205-1144.
Shamokin-Mount Carmel Little League
Mandatory coaches and board of directors meeting, Tuesday, March 11, 6 p.m., at Dr. Miller's office, 255 W. Spruce St., Shamokin. If unable to attend, call 644-5050.
Little League Baseball
Any child ages 4-15 residing in the Shamokin Area or Mount Carmel Area school districts or attending Lourdes Regional, Meadowview Christian, Shamokin Area or Mount Carmel Area schools may register to play Little League Baseball. Registration for players and coaches is still being held during daytime business hours at the Miller Donmoyer Family Health Center, 255 W. Spruce St., Shamokin. All players need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, and any new player to the league must bring the child's original or state-certified birth certificate. Registration fee is $50 for the first child and $25 for each additional child in the same family. Call 644-5050 during business hours with any questions.
Romanoski Chapter of the Pa. Sports Hall of Fame
Meeting, Monday, March 10 at 6 p.m. at Brewser's Sports Grille.
Mount Carmel Elementary Wrestling
End of year pool party will be Saturday, March 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Mount Carmel High School pool. Singlets and warm-up gear is to be turned in at this time. Please put them in a bag with the child's name on it. A parent or guardian must accompany the child.
Shamokin-Coal Township Division of MCJBL
Teams are still accepting player's registrations from four to 12 years old at the indoor spring training at the Cabrini Youth Center Building at Cherry and Webster streets Monday through Friday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. through March. Players can either be residents of the Shamokin Area school district, attend Lourdes or Line Mountain and reside in Zerbe Township. Copy of birth certificates are required. Registration fee is $20 and there is a refundable league fundraiser fee. For more information, contact Scott Paul at 570 850-5251, Dave Aurand at 570 8-9-4474 or Leo Mirolli at 570 648-0186.
Cabrini Teener Team
Accepting new players, ages 13 to 15, throughout March during the indoor spring training at the Cabrini Youth Center Building every Sunday from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. Copy of birth certificate is required, along with registration fee. For more information, contact John Delorso at 570 975-9985 or Shawn Kalinoski at 570 648-0526.
1,000th Win Celebration
Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School will host a celebration Saturday, March 29, of the Red Raider boys basketball team's 1,000th victory this season. Program begins at 5 p.m. at the school. Adults, $20. Children under 12, $8. Members of the 2013-14 boys basketball team and cheerleaders will be guests of the Lourdes Boosters. A buffet dinner, dessert, snacks and beverages included in the admission price. For tickets or additional information, call 570-898-8959.
Derek Crowl Memorial Basketball Tournament
The seventh annual Derek Crowl memorial basketball tournament will be held Saturday, April 5 and Sunday, April 6. This is a double-elimination tournament held at the Ralpho Township gym in Elysburg. Entrance fee is $75 and teams should consist of 5 to 8 players. Registration is open until April 1, although teams should register as soon as possible since there are a limited number of slots open. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase. All proceeds go into a scholarship fund at Southern Columbia. For more information, contact Michelle Hughes at 570 933-0019, Sean Stout at 570 259-1688 or Deb Burd at 570 933-2896. When calling, please have a team name and roster of players available so the brackets are accurate.
SYGBL Benefit Tournament
The Shamokin Youth Girls Basketball League will host a tournament, March 12-16, to benefit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall, which is coming to the Shamokin area this summer. All games will be played at the Shamokin Area Annex gym.