Sports Calendar: Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014
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. Next practice is Feb. 23. Ages 4-12 are invited. Please contact Dan or Christin at 570-492-0775. Final registration will be held Saturday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Shamokin Public Library. Girls ages 4-14 may register. Registration fee is $30 for 12U and under and $35 for 14U. There is a $5 discount for families registering multiple children. Registrations after this date will be $45 for 12U and under and $50 for 14U. New players must bring their original birth certificate.
Little League Baseball Registration
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 will be Saturday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m. to noon, and Wednesday, Feb. 26, 6 to 8 p.m. 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. The fee is $30 for the first child and $15 for each additional child in the same family. After Feb. 26, there will be a late fee of $50 for the first child and $25 for each additional child in the same family. Call 644-5050 during business hours with any questions.
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.
Zerbe Township Rod and Gun Club
Open house will be held, Sunday, Feb. 23, at the club grounds in Trevorton. Vendors will include Bait, Barrels and Bows and Kahler's Gun Shop. The indoor shooting range for .22 rifles and .177 air rifles will be open. There may be a BB gun competition for youths. Food and drinks will be served and the public is invited to attend.
Shamokin Area Spring Physicals
Shamokin Area Middle/High School will offer spring sports physicals on Friday, Feb. 21, at 1:30 p.m. Students who plan on participating in a spring sport should attend. If you already had a fall or winter physical, you have to fill out a recertification paper. Physicals will be done by Dr. Miller at a cost of $20 (cash only, no checks). Fee must be paid at time of physical. Spring sports are junior high track, varsity boys and girls track, junior high boys soccer, junior high girls soccer, varsity softball and varsity baseball. Forms can be downloaded from the school website at Indians.k12.pa by selecting the high school or middle school and clicking on "Athletic Forms" along the left. Forms must be completed by a parent/guardian prior to Feb. 21. Students who do not have a completed PIAA physical evaluation will not be permitted to participate in a sport, including practice. The physical packets and recertification papers can also be picked up in the principal's office.
Shamokin-MC Little League practice
Shamokin-Mount Carmel Little League indoor baseball practice will be held at the Shamokin Annex gym, Saturday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, March 1, from 2-4 p.m. each day.
Anthracite Firemen Junior Baseball
Registration, Friday, Feb. 21, 6 to 7 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the fire company. Registration fee is $20 per child. Ages 4 through 12 (with the exception of 4, 6 and 8-year olds, which are filled). Returning players must register. Any question call coach Todd at 570-339-3884.
Long's Teener Baseball registration
Long's Teener Baseball registration, Saturday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m. to noon, and Wednesday, Feb. 26, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Miller Donmoyer Family Health Center, 255 W. Spruce St, Shamokin. Ages 13-15. Fee is $40. Contact Chris Carpenter (570)205-1752 for questions.
Instructional Baseball Clinic
Saturday, March 8 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Shamokin Area High School gym. Open to any child four-to-12 years old. Fee is $10 and each player receives a t-shirt if pre-registered. Instructors include local baseball experts. Registration may be completed at the Shamokin-Mount Carmel little league registrations or by calling (570) 644-5050 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Deadline to register is Feb. 26.
Girardville 7th-8th grade basketball tournament, Feb. 27-March 2, boys and girls divisiions, $125 entrance fee. For information, call Rick at 570-789-9868.
Little Shamokin Indians
Registration, Sunday, Feb. 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Indies Fire Company. Fee is $10 for a single child, or $20 for a family. Meeting will follow at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Dan at 570 875-7491.
Susquehanna Youth Tournament
Second annual Susquehanna University youth boys' basketball tournament, Saturday and Sunday, March 8 and 9, on campus. Divisions for 4th-, 5th-, 6th-, 7th- and 8th-grade teams. Double elimination. Team fee, $160 per division. For more information, contact assistant coach Greg Van Pelt at 570-372-4535 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cabrini Baseball Parents
Cabrini Baseball Parents meeting and first indoor practice will be held on Sunday, March 2. at the Cabrini Youth Center Building, Cherry & Webster streets, Shamokin. Any new or returning players who havn't signed up for the 2014 season can do so at the appropriate listed times. Registration fee and refundable league fundraiser fee will be collected at this time if not already paid. March indoor practice schedule for all divisions will also be distributed at this time. Any questions call Leo Mirolli at 570-648-0186. Practice times are: ages 4-7, 1 p.m.-2:15; ages 8-10, 2:30-3:45; ages 11-12, 4-5:15; ages 13-15, 5:30-7.
Locust Gap Baseball
Registration, Thursday, Feb. 20, 6-8 p.m. at the Locust Gap Fire Company for tee-ball, junior league and teener league. Fund raisers will still be due Mid-March so pick them up Thursday or make other arrangements. The age 8 group is filled, and only 13-year-olds are being accepted for teener league. Registration fee is $35, with a discounted rate for siblings. New players are required to bring a copy of their birth certificate. Any questions, call Tom Moser at 898-0277 or Mike Brinkash at 274-2137.
MCA Playoff Tickets
Tickets for Mount Carmel Area's home District 4 girls basketball playoff game Friday against South Williamsport will be on sale daily through Friday during school hours at Mount Carmel Area High School. Advance tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for students. All tickets are $6 at the gate.
Marion Heights Baseball
Registration for junior league players will be held Feb. 27 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mount Carmel Rescue Squad building. Registration is for players ages 4-11. There is a $30 fee. New players should provide a copy of their birth certificate.
Romanoski Chapter of the Sports Hall of Fame
30th anniversary induction breakfastt 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.