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CAMPS/CLINICS


 



11th annual Paul McGloin Holiday Pitching Camp will be held at Riverfront Sports in Scranton on Dec. 26-28, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Cost is $150 per camper or $135 if postmarked by Nov. 26. For more information, call 955-0471 or visit www.electriccitybaseball.com.



Anthracite Curling Club will host a Learn to Curl Clinic at The Ice Rink at Coal Street, Wilkes-Barre, Nov. 24 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Registration begins at 3:30 p.m. No skating is required. Wear warm, comfortable athletic clothing, and sneakers with a good tread on the sole. The Club provides other equipment. Participants learn the basics of the game: stone delivery, sweeping, and strategy. For more information or to register, call the Club at 266-7978 email at learn2curl@anthracitecurling.com or visit anthracitecurling.com.



Back Mountain Martial Arts will hold a women's self defense seminar Dec. 15 from noon to 4 p.m. at Twin Stacks, 1140 Memorial Highway, Dallas. The seminar cost $60. For more information, call 675-9535.



Electric City Baseball & Softball Academy will host its annual Winter Skills Baseball Camp at Riverfront Sports in Scranton on Saturdays, Dec. 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Cost is $150 per camper or $135 if postmarked by Nov. 1. For more information, call 955-0471 or visit www.electriccitybaseball.com.



Stan Waleski Black Friday Basketball Camp will be held at the St. Joseph's Oblates gym in Laflin on Nov. 23 from 8 a.m. to noon for boys and girls in grades 2-8. The camp stresses skills, fundamentals, competitions, team play and fun, with all players receiving a certificate and t-shirt. For information, call Waleski at 457-1206 or Coach LoBrutto at 457-1206, or email stanwaleski@yahoo.com.




Wilkes University Women's Lacrosse will hold a lacrosse clinic for girls ages 3-18 on Saturday, Jan. 19. The clinic will run from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the University Center. Cost of the clinic is $40. Stick, mouth guard, sneakers and water bottle are required. For more information or for a registration form, visit gowilkesu.com.


 



LEAGUES


 



Back Mountain Youth Soccer will host an indoor Futsal/Soccer league beginning Jan 11 through March for ages U6 to high school age at the Penn State Lehman Campus gym. FIFA futsal ball and rules will be used. Games will be played on weekends. All area intramural and travel teams are welcome. All area individual players seeking a team can sign up online as well. Divisions will be set to insure fair competition. More information and sign up sheets are available online at www.bmysa.org. Registration closes Dec. 31.


 



MEETINGS


 



Crestwood Boys Basketball Booster Club will have a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19 at Cavanaugh's Grille.



Crestwood Football Booster Club will meet today at 7 p.m. at Tony's Pizza.



GAR Football Booster Club will meet today at 7 p.m. In the Choral Room at the high school.



Nanticoke Youth Soccer will meet today at 8pm at Larry's Pizza.



Plains Little League will meet today at 6 p.m. at the Plains American Legion. Interested members may attend.



Swoyersville Little League will meet Monday, Nov. 19. The board members meeting will start at 6:30 p.m., and the regular meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Swoyersville borough building.



Wyoming Area Boys Soccer will hold a parents meeting on Monday, Nov 19 at the Wyoming Area secondary center at 6 p.m. All parents are invited to attend.


 



PRACTICES


 



Catholic Youth Center's Winter Basketball Leagues will begin practicing the week of Nov. 26 with the first game on Dec. 8. The CYC will offer eight different leagues for boys and girls in grades K - 8. For more information, call Brendan at 823-6121, ext. 280. Team and individual registrations are accepted. Deadline to register is Nov. 16.


 



REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTS


 



Galli's Fighting Chance School of Self-Defense, 504 Roosevelt St., Exeter, is now accepting students ages 7-14 for five weeks of one-hour sessions of Stranger Danger basic self-defense classes, held on Saturdays at 10 a.m., starting Nov. 17. A fee of $40 per student is charged. Parents can also participate for $20. For more information, visit www.Facebook.com/GallisFightingChance or email GallisFightingChance@gmail.com.



Max Impact Softball is scheduling tryouts Friday, Nov 16 at 5 p.m. at 275 Johnson Street in Wilkes-Barre for the 2013 Spring Travel Softball Team for all ages. Call 822-1134 to sign up.



Misericordia University Baseball Winter Academy registration is now open. Sessions run five consecutive Sundays beginning Jan. 13. Details and registration forms are available at athletics.misericordia.edu. For more information, call 674-1868.



Northampton League of the JCC and YMCA is a recreational league held for boys and girls ages 5-13. Games will be held on Sunday afternoons. Games for ages 8-13 will begin Sunday, Nov 18. Practices will be held once a week. For more information or to register, call Sean Miller at 208-9622. Registration forms are available at the JCC by calling 824-4646 or the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA by calling 208-9622.



Wyoming Valley West Girls Junior High Basketball League is accepting registrations for grades 7-8 divisions. League starts in December with games on Sundays at Wyoming Valley West High School. Cost is $450 for 10 games plus playoffs. If interested, call Paul at 510-8058 or Jim at 417-9668.


 



UPCOMING EVENTS/OTHER


 



American Legion Mountain Post 781 will hold the annual Turkey Shoot Nov 18. The events begin at noon and are opened to all members. The public is also welcome to attend. For more information, call 678-7105.



Dallas Soccer Booster Club invites all alumni soccer players for the annual alumni game Nov. 24 at Cleary Field in Dallas against the 2012 soccer team. The game starts at 11 a.m. No RSVP needed. Refreshments will be served.



Dallas Lacrosse Booster Club will sponsor the 3rd Annual Silpada Jewelry Fundraiser on Sunday, Nov 18 at the Appletree Terrace at Newberry Estate from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Tickets are $10 for students, $12 for adults and $15 at the door. To purchase tickets prior to the event, call 239-4896 or 239-1414.



Northwest Area Boys and Girls Basketball Teams will be sponsoring the Third Annual Blue-White Night on Saturday, Nov. 24. The basketball games will start at 5 p.m. with the Biddy and junior high games, girls and boys varsity games at 6 p.m., and men's and women's alumni games at 7:30 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the boys and girls basketball teams.



Wyoming Valley CYC Aquatics Department welcomes 2012 Olympic Gold medalist Matt Grevers and USA Swimming National Team member Annie Chandler on Nov. 17 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. for a swim clinic for ages 8-18. This event is a fundraiser for the CYC Aquatics Center. All participants will receive instruction and pool time with Grevers and Chandler, photos, autographs, and more. For more information, call Jeni at 357-4025, or email aquatics@wyomingvalleycyc.org.



Wyoming Valley West will have an advanced ticket sale for the AAAA Eastern Conference Final between Nazareth and WVW scheduled for Friday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m. at WVW Spartan Stadium. Tickets will be on sale until Friday at 1 p.m. at both the Middle School and High School. Advanced ticket prices are: Students - $2 and Adults - $5. All tickets at the gate will be $5.


Bulletin Board items will not be accepted over the telephone. Items may be faxed to 831-7319, emailed to tlsports@timesleader.com or dropped off at the Times Leader or mailed to Times Leader, c/o Sports, 15 N, Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250.


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