Sports Calendar: Thursday, October 11, 2012
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.
Shamokin/Coal Township Softball League
Is holding offseason practices for girls ages 4-9, every other Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Vo-Tech field.
SYBL Skills Workout
Skills workout for all players grades 1-4 Wednesdays, 6 p.m., grades 5-8 Thursdays at 6 p.m. at the American Legion gym.
Keystone Chapter Foootball Officials
The Keystone Chapter of PIAA football officials will meet on the following dates at 7 p.m.: Oct. 16 and Oct. 30. There is a dinner meeting Sunday, Nov. 18 at the Independence Fire Co. The PIAA requires officials attend at least six chapter meetings.
MCA Supper Club
Mount Carmel Area Supper Club will hold its fall suppers at Mattucci's Thursdays at 6:15 p.m. The club will continue as long as the Red Tornadoes are playing this season.
Gridiron Wars Alumni Game
Players are being sought to gauge interest for an alumni football game between Shamokin and Mount Carmel for alumni ages 18-55. Teams must have 30 players registered to participate. The first 15 players for each team to register will get 50 percent off registration fee. For more information call 724-456-5951 or e-mail (email@example.com). The postal address is Rivalry Football, LLC, C/O Gridiron Wars, 2363 N. Neshannock Rd., Hermitage, Pa. 16148
Hall of Fame Teams
The Bernie Romanoski Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will induct several teams during a breakfast program at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Masser's Banquet Hall, Paxinos. Teams to be honored include the 1959, 1960 and 1961 Shamokin Greyhounds District 4 basketball champions, the 1962 and 1963 Coal Township Purple Demons basketball squads that finished 38-1, Shamokin Area's 1987 District 4 baseball champions, Southern Columbia's 1994-1995 basketball team that captured the Mid-Penn League title and District 4 championship, and Lourdes Regional's 1983 softball team that posted the only undefeated regular season in school history. Tickets for the program can be obtained by calling Matt Reiprish at 672-9460. Deadline to purchase tickets, which are $20, is Oct. 8. Any questions can be referred to Tom Ryan at 875-2323.
Shamokin Youth Basketball League
Registration, Saturday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to noon in the lobby of the Shamokin Community Center (American Legion Building).
Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk
Shamokin Rotary Club Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk will be held Thursday, Nov. 22 at 9 a.m. at Kemp Memorial Stadium. Pre-entry fee is $15 ($10 age 19 and under). Race day entry fee is $25. Awards and prizes for seven age groups and for best costume. Pre-register at Bader's Furniture Store, 704 N. Liberty St. or get more information at http;//shamokinrotary.wordpress.com/, call Joan at 570-850-7625 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shamokin Chapter PIAA Basketball Officials
Meeting, Oct. 14, noon, at the Knights of Columbus.
Lourdes Basketball Shooting Camp
Oct. 21-22-23, 6-8 p.m. each night. Register by Oct. 14 by calling Peter Long at 644-5218.
Shamokin Elementary Wrestling Registration
Oct. 14, 1-4 p.m. at Kemp Memorial Stadium, and Oct. 22 and 23, 5-7 p.m. at Rob's Good Time Grill.
Basketball Officials Rules Meeting
Shamokin Chapter PIAA Basketball official and coaches, mandatory rules interpretation meeting, Sunday, Oct. 28, noon, at Shamokin Area High School.
80s Party Night
Benefit the Black Diamond Baseball Team, Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Atlas American Legion from 7-11 p.m. Cost is $20 per person for food, music and refreshments. Music and videos provided by DJ Steve Ney. For tickets, contact Tom Reisinger at 570-590-3714 or Michelle Wills at 570-205-3042.
Shamokin Winter Sports Physicals
Friday, Nov. 9 the Shamokin Area Middle/High School will hold physicals for winter sports athletes. Any students who plans on participating in a winter sport should attend. If any student has already had a physical for the fall, they must still complete a recertification paper. Physicals will be done by Dr. Miller for $20, cash only, and must be paid at time of physical. Time schedule is as follows: junior high girls basketball, 1 p.m.; junior high boys basketball, 1:15; junior high wrestling, 1:30; varsity girls basketball, 1:45; swimming, 2 p.m.; cheerleaders, 2:15 and boys basketball, 2:30. Forms can be obtained on the school website or in the high school principal's office and must be completed by Nov. 9.
NIT Tip-Off Bus Trip
Bus trip to New York City/Madison Square Garden for the NIT Tip-Off basketball tournament, Wednesday, Nov. 21. Cost $85. For more information and to reserve a seat, call Joe Klebon (570-644-1299 or 570-847-0691) or e-mail email@example.com.
Lourdes Goes Pink
Fans attending Lourdes Regional's girls soccer game against Millersburg on Oct. 11 are encouraged to wear pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Advance tickets for Friday's Mount Carmel at North Schuylkill football game will be on sale at both schools this week. Tickets will be available at North Schuylkill from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. through Friday, and at Mount Carmel 1 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $3 for students, $5 for adults.
Shamokin Area Wrestling Boosters
Meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. at O'Brien's Pizza.
Shamokin-Mount Carmel Little League
Board meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6 p.m. at Dr. Miller's office. Meeting is open to the public.