Electric City Baseball & Softball Academy will hold its Annual MLB Scouts Winter Hitting League for boys and girls of all ages with the following instructors: Bobby Felmy (Giants), Matt Hyde (Yankees), Greg Legg (Phillies), Wayne Lydon (Blue Jays), Sean Moran (Cardinals) and Eric Valent (Phillies). Session one is on the following Sundays: Jan 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 3 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. or 4:45 p.m. 6:15 p.m. depending on age. Session two is the following Sundays: Feb. 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 3 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. or 4:45 p.m. 6:15 p.m. depending on age. The league is imited to 40 campers per session. Cost is $150. For more information call 955-0471.
King's College along with current head coach Gerry Greeley, a former coach in the Baltimore Oriole's organization, will host Gerry Greeley's Player Development Baseball Academy starting Jan. 27 and continuing through Feb. in the new King's College Scandlon Gymnasium Recreation Center. The Academy will offer numerous $10 specialty camps for players in grades 8-12. For additional information on dates, times and registration, please go to www.kingscollegeathletics.com and click on the Baseball link, e-mail [email protected] or call 592-7797.
Maximum Impact Christmas Break Camp will run today from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for ages 7-12. Please call 822-1134 to reserve your spot.
Misericordia Baseball Winter Academy will run five consecutive Sundays beginning Jan. 13 and will include sessions in hitting, throwing mechanics/pitching, and pitching. It is open to players in grades first through eighth. Details and registration forms are available at athletics.misericordia.edu. Call 674-1868 for more information.
Miners Baseball Baseball/Softball Camp will be held today from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. each day and is open to boys and girls ages 7-14. The cost is $135. Sibling discounts are available. The camp will be held at Sandlot Baseball Academy and will be directed by Joe Ross, Bill Zalweski, Brian Minich and Mike Guy. Applications are available at scrantonminersbaseball.com or email [email protected].
Miners Baseball Winter Training will be held for boys and girls from ages 7-18 during the months of January through March. The training will be conducted by high school and college coaches from the area. Players will be grouped according to ages. The training will be held at Riverfront Sports and Sandlot Baseball Academy. Applications can be found at www.scrantonminersbaseball.com or email [email protected].
Penn State Baseball Clinic will be conducted by the division one coaching staff from Penn State University's main campus at the Electric City Baseball & Softball Academy for players of all ages on Saturday, Jan 12. from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 13 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Cost is $160 and limited to 40 campers. For more information, call 955-0471.
Sandlot High School Baseball Camp for girls and boys ages 7-12 will run for six weeks every Saturday and Sunday beginning Jan. 26 until Mar. 3. Saturdays will run from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m.or 12:15 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. and Sundays 2:15 p.m. until 4:15 p.m. Participants are to pick one session. Sessions include hitting, pitching, fielding, and catching. Cost is $150. Call 445-1155 or email [email protected] to register.
Sandlot High School Baseball Academy will be hosting its softball camp from Jan. 27 through March 3. The camp will run on Sundays from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. The camp will be instructed by local high school and travel coaches. The cost will be $150. Please call 575-4258 or e-mail [email protected] to register or with questions.
Stan Waleski Holiday Basketball Camp will be held at the Greater Pittston YMCA today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for boys and girls in grades 2 through 8. Interested players are invited to attend one or both camps. The camp stresses skills, fundamentals, team play, competitions, tournaments, awards and fun with all players receiving a camp certificate and t shirt. Interested players can call Coach Waleski at 457-1206 or Coach LoBrutto at 654-8030 for camp information or e mail [email protected].
Baseball U PA will be hosting tryouts for travel Baseball in January for ages 8u-18u. The tryouts will be hosted at Sandlot Baseball Academy. Please go to www.baseballupa.com for details. Kill 3Run Jan 1
Dallas Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship can now be registered for. Participants aged 10-14 are invited to the local level of competition to be held at the Gate of Heaven Gymnasium, 40 Machell Avenue starting at noon, on Saturday, Jan. 12. All boys and girls will compete in their respective age and gender divisions. Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent. For entry forms or additional information contact chairman Jim O'Donnell 696-2831 or 406-8999.
Luzerne Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship can now be registered for. Participants aged 10-14 must present proof of age and be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The contest will be held Saturday, Jan. 12 starting at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton gymnasium on Hughes Street in Swoyersville. For more information, call John Duesler at 288-1776.
Maximum Impact Sports Training is looking for three valuable players for our 16u Spring Fast-Pitch Softball Travel Team. We are also having our Advance Hitting Clinics every Friday for all ages from 7pm-8pm. Please call 822-1134 for more information.
Back Mountain Youth Soccer will host an indoor Futsal/Soccer league running from 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 available online at www.bmysa.org. Registration closes Dec. 31.
Pocono Seniors Sports and Recreation Group and the Locust Lake Village have set the first Ice Hole Golf Tournament for Jan. 27 at aa a.m. on Pines Lake in Locust Lake Village. This will be a nine-hole, scramble event with teams of four limited to three clubs each. The entry fee is $25. To register, visit the Locust Lake Village, Robert Christians restaurant, or call Bob Kasper at 646-6600 or Cindy at 646-3616 no later than Jan 17. There will be a Bloody Mary registration held at 10 a.m. with an 11 a.m. shotgun start. All participants are required to sign a liability waiver.
Bulletin Board items will not be accepted over the telephone. Items may be faxed to 831-7319, emailed to [email protected] or dropped off at the Times Leader or mailed to Times Leader, c/o Sports, 15 N, Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250.