Sports Calendar: Thursday, March 7, 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 294-2944 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.
Bunker Hill Co-Ed Softball
Meeting, Saturday, March 9, 2 p.m., at the Brady Fire Co. All teams should attend. For information, call Tom at 570-850-9729.
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.
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, 5-7 p.m., with a meeting about uniforms to follow. 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.
Practice schedule for first week: 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.
Southern Columbia tickets
Tickets for Southern Columbia's girls basketball team's playoff game Friday against Notre Dame-Green Pond at Catasauqua High School are on sale in the high school office until 12 noon Friday.
Romanoski Hall meeting
The Bernie Romanoski Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will meet Monday, March 11, at 6 p.m. at Brewser's Sports Grille.
Shamokin AYSO Coaches Meeting
Shamokin AYSO coaches will have a mandatory meeting 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 @ 205-1144.