Sports Calendar: Wednesday, August 29, 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 Area Sports Passes
Student sport passes and adult sport passes for the 2012-13 school year are available in the high school principal's office. Student passes are $10. Adult passes are $50. Senior citizen passes are free for fans 65 years and older who present a valid driver's license. Those who have reserved football tickets may also pick them up in the principal's office.
Soccer Team Seeks Players
Shamokin based (BDSC) U-13 girls travel soccer team will hold tryouts for the fall season. Practices are held at the Elysburg fields next to McDonald's. Players interested should contact Connie at 570-648-1465.
Special Olympics Programs
Artistic roller skating will be available at The Skatery on Rt. 225 near Line Mountain High School on Saturday mornings from 11:15 a.m. to noon, and bocce will be available at the Milton State Park on Fridays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 9 a.m. For more information, visit http://sopanorthumberlandsnyder.shutterfly.com.
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.: Aug. 28, Sept. 4, Sept. 18, Oct. 2, 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.
Locust Gap Golf Tournament
The Locust Gap Fire Company will hold a golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Rolling Meadows Golf Course, Mowery, beginning at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start. For more information or to make a donation, call Jack Minnig at 339-1241 or 590-4110. All proceeeds benefit the fire company.
Fall Volleyball League
The Sunbury YMCA is currently organizing its fall semi-power volleyball league. The league will consist of four-person teams and begin on Thursday, Sept. 13. It will run for approximately eight weeks and costs $65 per team and $20 for each non-member. The first 10 teams to register will be accepted. For more information, call the YMCA at 286-5636.
Knoebel Lumber 5K
The 19th annual Knoebel Lumber 5K race to benefit the Ralpho Township Public Library will be held Saturday, Oct. 6 at Knoebels Amusement Resort. Pre-race registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with the race at 9:30 at Pavilion L. The course is moderately hilly over mixed gravel and asphalt with water at the miles posts and finish. T-shirts are free to the first 200 entrants, with five door prizes worth $25 each for merchandise at Knoebel Lumber, engraved glass plaques to the top three overall males and femals and medals to each of the 20 age group placewinners. Cost is $12 before the day of the race, and $15 that day. For more information, contact Blair at 672-2531 ext. 344 or Terri at 672-9259 ext. 2.
Girls Fastpitch Softball
The Susquehanna Valley Rebels will hold auditions for its 10-under through 16-under teams Sunday, Sept. 9 from noon to 3 p.m. at the softball field behind the Dollar General in Elysburg. All returning players must try out. For more information, contact Clint at 898-2234, Clay at 850-1419 or Mike at 492-3876.
Kulpmont Fire Department
Second annual golf tournament, Saturday, Oct. 6, at Indian Hills Golf Club. Tournament is a 4-man scramble with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost is $65 per person or $260 per foursome and includes greens and cart fees, dinner and refreshments back at the East End Fire Company, along with entertainment provided by the Terry Meyer Band. There will be prizes for the top three foursomes, along with longest drive, closest to the pin and pot of gold contests. For more information, contact Marchall Mirarchi III at 570-274-9656.
All-Home Days 5K
The Elysburg Rotary 5K Run and Walk will be held Monday, Sept. 3, at Ralpho Community Park, Elysburg. Registration, 8 a.m. Cost, $18 per runner (T-shirt included), $5 per walker. Race start 9 a.m.
MCA Supper Club
Mount Carmel Area Supper Club will resume its fall suppers at Mattucci's Thursday, Aug. 30, at 6:15 p.m. The club will continue as long as the Red Tornadoes are playing this season.
Northwestern Golf Tourney
The annual Northwestern Academy and Northumberland County Juvenile Court Advisory Board golf tournament will be held Monday, Oct. 8, at Indian Hills Golf and Tennis Club. Registration is 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10. Entrance fee is $80 per golfer, which includes scramble, cart, dinner and door prizes. For registration or information, contact Bill Rossnock (570-495-2175) or Christine Jacoby (570)-644-5345.
Forest Hills Golf Tournament
Forest Hills Fire Company golf tournament will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, at Knoebels Three Ponds Golf Club. Tee times 7:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Proceeds will benefit the scholarship and building fund. Hole sponsorships are as follows: dinner sponsor, $500; gold sponsor, $250; silver sponsor, $100. Persons can sign up to play at Three Ponds. Entry fee is $30 per person.
Northumberland County Tunnel to Towers 5K Run / Walk
Saturday, Sept. 8. Proceeds benefit The Northumberland County Tunnel to Towers Team in support of the Stephen Siller Foundation. Advanced registration is $15 with no shirt or $20 with shirt if postmarked by Aug. 25. Race day registration is at the Claude Kehler Memorial Park, Third and Arch streets, Shamokin from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Race begins at 10 a.m. from the Badman's Hill Tunnel in Paxinos and ends at the Claude Kehler Park. Race T-shirt to the first 100 registered participants. Prizes to the first place overall male and female finishers. Awards to the top three finishers in each of eight separate male and female age groups. Register online at www.Active.com. For a registration form or more information, call Joe Alexander at 644-1499.
Third Annual Jeff Metza Golf Tournament
The third annual Jeff Metza Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, at Hidden Valley Golf Course. Format is two-man scramble, $100 per team. All entrants will be eligible for more than $1000 in door prizes. Checks can be made payable to the Jeff Metza Memorial Fund, 509 Schuylkill St., Schuylkill Haven, Pa., 17972. For more information, call 570-581-1683 or 570-385-0269.
Cabrini Baseball Organization
Meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. at the former Cabrini Bingo Hall on Race and Vine streets. This meeting is open to the public. All coaches and team moms are required to attend. The Cabrini Board of Directors will meet at 6 p.m. for an executive session.
County Commissioners Golf Tournament
Northumberland County Commissioners 1st Commissioners Cup golf tournament, Friday, Aug. 31, at Indians Hills Golf and Tennis Club. Shotgun start 1 p.m. 4-person scramble format. Entry fee $80 per person includes lunch, green and cart fees, and reception following tournament. Sponsors also needed. Tournament benefits Parent Connections, Inc., serving Northumberland County and The Self-Advocates of Northumberland County.