Sports Calendar: Wednesday, July 10, 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.
Southern Columbia Girls Soccer Camp
A girls soccer camp, open to players from all areas, will be conducted by the Southern Columbia girls soccer coaches and players from July 15 to 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. each day at the high school soccer fields. Registration forms can be obtained in the middle and elementary school offices or online at http://hs.scasd.us/girlsoccer/GirlsSoccer/Home.html. Cost is $50 and the camp is designed to provide girls the opportunity to focus on fundamental technical instruction in a relaxed and fun learning environment. For more information, contact Jennifer Kremser at 380-3776 or Andrea Bzdak at 594-7716.
Mount Carmel Area Track and Field Camp
Track and field camp, run by the Mount Carmel Area track and field team and coaches, for children entering first through eighth grades will be August 5 to 8 from 9 to 11 a.m. each day at the Silver Bowl. Cost is $45 and includes a camp t-shirt. August 8 will be a mini track meet for the campers to show off their skills. Applications are available in the elementary school office or on the Mount Carmel track and field website. For more information, contact Coach Ditchey at 339-1500 or 817-0524.
Southern Columbia Girls Basketball Camp
Camp will run from July 29 to Aug. 1 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. for girls entering second through ninth grades. Cost is $65 if paid before July 1 and $75 if paid after. For more information, contatct Kevin Collins at 933-0305 or Kim Chaundy at 205-2351.
Little Shamokin Indians
Equipment handout will be Saturday, July 27, 1-5 p.m. at Renn's Storage on S. 5th St. Monthly meeting, Sunday, July 21, 7 p.m. at O'Brien's. All football and cheerleading coaches are required to attend.
Central Susquehanna Opportunities Golf Classic
The ninth annual golf tournament will be held Monday, July 15 at Frosty Valley Country Club in Danville. Play starts at 10 a.m. with a shotgun start for the four-person scramble. The event will be held rain or shine. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams in three flights, with specialty prizes awarded for closest to the pins and longest drive and door prizes. A portion of the funds raised will go toward providing a variety of energy-related services to low-income individuals or households. To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, call 644-6575 ext. 101 or go online at www.censop.com.
Mount Carmel Track Unavailable
The Mount Carmel Area track will be undergoing renovations and will not be available for walking or jogging. Persons who wish to walk or jog can do so at the high school parking lots or on the jogging track around the soccer field.
Shamokin Area Physicals Scheduled
Shamokin Area Middle/High School will be offering fall sports physicals on Wednesday, July 17, with July 31 a makeup date. Physicals will cost $20, cash only, paid at the time of the physical. Time schedule is as follows: 2 p.m. - Junior high, JV and varsity football, and football cheerleading; 2:30 - Junior high and varsity cross country; 3 p.m. - Boys and girls soccer; 3:15 p.m. - Volleyball and junior high girls basketball; 3:30 - Junior high girls softball. PIAA physical evaluation forms and Shamokin Area athletic policy packets must be picked up in the principal's office before receiving a physical. Physical forms an also be downloaded at Indians.k12.pa.us by selecting the high school and middle school and clicking on "Athletic Forms" along the left. All forms must be completed by a parent/guardian prior to arriving On July 17. Students who do not have a completed PIAA physical evaluation will not be permitted to participate in a fall sport.
Shamokin Area Football Reserve Seats
Anyone interested in reserve seats for the Shamokin Area varsity football games this fall is encouraged to call 648-5731, ext. 3533. Cost for adult tickets for five home games is $27.50, senior citizen discount for five home games is $10.
SYBL Open Gym
The Shamokin Youth Basketball League will host a weekly open gym for players going into kindergarten through eighth grades. Schedule is: Monday - kindergarten to second grade, 6 to 7 p.m.; Wednesday - third and fourth grades, 6 to 7:15 p.m.; Thursday - fifth through eighth grades, 6 to 7:15 p.m. Open gym will be used to teach the fundamentals of the game. There is no charge and sessions are run by coaches from the league.
North Schuylkill Fall Physicals
Physicals for the 2013 fall sports season at North Schuylkill will be held Saturday, July 27. There will be a $10 fee for a physical and the fee must be paid before an athlete can receive a physical. Physical packets must be completed and will be available the day of the physicals. Schedule is: junior high girls basketball, 8 a.m.; girls volleyball, 8:30; junior high football cheerleading, 8:45; varsity football cheerleading, 9 a.m.; junior high cross country, 9:15; varsity cross country, 9:45; girls soccer, 10 a.m.; boys soccer, 10:30; golf, 10:45; junior high football, 11 a.m.; jv and varsity football, 11:45 a.m.
Southern Columbia Field Hockey Camp
For girls in first through seventh grades, Monday, Aug. 5 through Wednesday, Aug. 7 with a rain date of Thursday, Aug. 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. each day at the Southern Columbia field hockey field. For more information, call 672-2341.
Nicholas Girolami Golf Benefit
The 15th annual Nicholas Girolami Memorial Golf Benefit will be held at Indian Hills Golf and Tennis Club at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 14. Entry fee is $85. Donations may be sent to Joseph and Sabrina Girolami, 4129 State Route 61, Paxinos, Pa. 17860-7542. For more information on playing or sponsorships, contact the Indian Hills Pro Shop or club golf pro Don Spieller at 570-644-1972.
Mount Carmel Jets Registration
Final registration, Sunday, July 14, 6 p.m. at the old Mount Carmel elementary gym, for players at the B and C levels. There is a $40 registration fee. All registering players must bring a copy of their birth certificate.
Center of Hope Golf Tournament
The Susquehanna Valley Center of Hope will hold its third annual Giving Back Tournament golf event Friday, July 12 at Rolling Pines Golf Course in Berwick. Proceeds benefit area people to afford Christian counseling. The tournament is a two-person scramble, and cost is $60 per golfer. First place wins $200, second place $150 and third place $100. Registration and lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. A steak dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Rolling Pines Golf Course is located at 335 Golf Course Drive. To register or for more information call Laura James at 275-2280.
Shamokin AYSO Swim Party
Annual swim party at Knoebel's pool for all 2012-13 Shamokin AYSO players on Wednesday, July 24 from 5 p.m. to close. Rain date is Wednesday, July 31. Admission is free and pizza will be provided for all players and coaches. Players are asked to bring the following items: U-6 - chips, pretzels or drinks; U-8 - desserts or drinks; U-10 - paper plates, cups or napkins; U-12 - drinks; U-14 - drinks.
Wayside Open Golf Scramble
The 25th annual Wayside Open Golf Scramble will be held Saturday, Aug. 10 at Indian Hills Golf Club. Double shotgun starts will be held at 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Players may register on a first-come, first-paid basis for either shotgun. The tournament includes coffee, donuts, a gift, carts, guest fees, lunch, beer, prizes and a pig roast with live entertainment. The Wayside Open has dedicated all monies raised to the Wiest-Wehry Scholarship fund awarded to students in the Line Mountain, Tri-Valley, Mount Carmel, Shikellamy and Southern Columbia school districts. Hole sponsors are being accepted and more information can be obtained by e-mailing Don Spieller at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost is $80 until Aug. 1 and after Aug. 3 it will be $85. Only paid applications will be accepted.
The Schuylkill Coalcrackers will be hosting the Coalcracker Slugfest travel baseball tournament on Aug. 17-18 in Minersville. Age brackets are U-9, and U-11. Entry fee is $275 per team. For more information, contact Keith at (570) 640-8086 or at email@example.com.
Marion Heights 11-under tournament
Marion Heights 11-under baseball tournament will be held July 12-14. Entry fee is $120 per team. For more information, contact Barry Elliott at 570-205-7394.
A women's walk/run health program will be starting its summer/fall session on July 16 at 6 p.m. at the All Home Days Park (Elysburg). For pre-registration or information please contact 350-4964, 259-4857 or 933-4014.