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CAMPS/CLINICS


 



King's College will host the Philadelphia Lacrosse Association's free Coaches Clinic Sunday, Jan. 20 starting at 9 a.m. The clinic is for anyone wanting to improve their knowledge of the game. Featured speakers include Jim Ricardo, Misericordia University's head coach; Steve Matusiewicz, King's College assistant coach; Andy Orlowski, King's College head coach and Steve Kotch, Greater Philadelphia Lacrosse official.



Next Level, in Kingston, will hold a four-week hitting clinic starting Jan. 20 and running until Feb 10. Each session is an hour and the cost is $90.



Wilkes Free Family Football Clinic will be Sunday, Jan. 20 at the Wilkes University Center on Main (UCOM) from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. The clinic is for all those interested from ages 5-12. Each child receives a free tee shirt. To sign up or for more information call Matthew DiBernardo at 714-4754.



Wilkes 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 visit gowilkesu.com.



Wyoming Valley Laxerz will hold a second Lacrosse Clinic at the Greater Pittston YMCA on Sunday, Jan 20. Registration for the clinic is at 9:30 a.m. and the session is from 10 p.m. until 11:30 a.m. Those who registered and attended the first clinic don't have to register again. Cost is $20 a child with a family discount, $5 for each additional child. A $10 discount is given to those who attended the first clinic in December.


 



LEAGUES


 



Kingston VFW Pool League is accepting registrations. The league is Monday nights, top half will be awarded prizes. For more information call 407-1980.


 



MEETINGS


 



Ashley/Newton Little League will have a meeting Sunday, Jan. 20 at noon at the Ashley Fireman's grounds on Ashley Street. All parents of children involved in the league are encouraged to attend. A merger with Hanover Little League will be discussed.



Coughlin Baseball Booster Club will have a meeting Monday, Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the PAV located on Oak Street in Hudson. Election of officers and planning for the upcoming 2013 season will be addressed. For more information, call Mario at 479-4389 after 5:30 p.m.



Meyers Quarterback Club will be holding its monthly meeting on Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. at Kris Nics bar and restaurant. All parents and alumni are welcomed to attend. Kill 1,2,3/Run Jan 25


 



REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTS


 



Avoca Basketball League registration is Sunday, Jan. 20 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Avoca Community Center located at 800 Main Street for boys and girls in grades K through 6. The ABL is directed by Stan Waleski. For ABL information call 457 - 1206 or e mail stanwaleski@yahoo.com.



Back Mountain American Legion will hold registration for the upcoming season at the lower level of the Dallas American Legion on Sunday, Jan. 20 from 8 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Eligible players reside in the Dallas and Lake-Lehman school district and will be 13 to 19 years old in 2013. Call Tom Evans at 696-3979 if there are any questions.




Duryea Little League will hold sign-ups for all Boys and Girls divisions on Jan 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 and 30th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Duryea Borough Building. The cost is $55 per player and $75 per family. Cost for Junior and Senior League players are separate and is $75 per player.



Jenkins Township Little League Registration will be held at 2 p.m. at the Jenkins Township Municipal Building on Jan. 19, 20 and 27. League Sign Up Fees are: $75 for Majors/Minors Baseball/Softball, $65 for Coach Pitch, and $50 for T-Ball, $85 for Teeners. Additional child is $30 for Majors, Minors, Coach Pitch and T-Ball. There is no rebate for Teeners. Please bring copy of child's Birth Certificate which can be kept on file, 3 Proofs of Residency, Registration Form, Medical Release Form, and Volunteer Application Form along with your payment. For more information and registration forms, visit www.jenkinstwplittleleague.com.



Kingston/ Forty Fort Little League will hold registration for all baseball and softball divisions on Tuesday Jan. 22 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Kingston American Legion (Wyoming Avenue-next to Kost Tire). A copy of a birth certificate (for all new players) and copies of three proofs of residency dated between Feb. 1, 2012 and Jan. 1, 2013 are required. Interested managers and coaches should bring a copy of a driver's license and must apply at this registration. Visit www.eteamz.com/kbsi for registration and medical release forms, fees, and fundraising information. For any additional questions, call 714-4035.



Mountain Top Area Little League Baseball and Softball will be offering sign ups on the following dates for the 2013 season. Baseball & Softball programs for boys and girls ages 6 through 16, must turn 6 by April 30th in order to play. Sign ups will be Saturday, Jan. 26th 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 2, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Thursday, Feb.14, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. All sign ups are at Crestwood High School. For additional dates, fees, info call Terry at 823-7949, or Pat at 868-5783. Visit our website at www.mountaintoparealittleleague.com.



Nanticoke Area Little League's next sign up dates are Jan. 19 and 20 at the Education Center Cafeteria from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Baseball and fastpitch softball are offered for boys and girls 4-16 yrs old. Players from Nanticoke, Newport Township and Plymouth Township are welcome. Three proofs of residency dated between Feb.1,2012 and Feb.1,2013 are needed. New players need birth certificate. For more info, call Wade at 735-0189 or Ken at 735-2386.



Pittston Knights of Columbus is sponsoring its annual Tom Redding Memorial Bowling Tournament at Chaco Lanes in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 10th at 1 p.m. Registration is at 12:30 p.m. All Knights of Columbus members are welcome to participate. Deadline for sign-up is February 7th. For more information contact Tournament Chairman Fran Ankenbrand at 954-8147.



Swoyersville Slow Pitch Girls Softball will hold signups today from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Jan. 22 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Jan. 26 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Feb. 5 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Feb. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Signups will be held at the softball field in the stand on Tripp St. in Swoyersville. For more information, contact Richard Harned at 991-1415.



West Side Little League will hold its first registration for the 2013 baseball and softball season Saturday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Luzerne Borough Building on Academy Street. Luzerne, Courtdale, Pringle, Edwardsville, Larksville and Plymouth players may register. The cost is $80 for an individual and $125 for a family, which includes fundraiser responsibilities. Registration is for four to 12-year-olds. Three forms of proof of residency are required. New players must provide a copy of their birth certificate. Registration and medical forms are available ahead of time at www.newwestsidelittleleague.org or by calling Chris at 852-3900.


 



UPCOMING EVENTS/OTHER


 



Jenkins Township Little League will have a fund raiser sponsored by Red Mill today from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the league. Anyone that would like to donate baskets or items to be placed in gift baskets should contact the league.



North Wilkes-Barre Little League Soup Dinner and Registration will be Sunday, Jan.27 from 12:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. at St. Benedict Parish, 155 Austin Ave., Parsons. Come support NWBLL or register for little league and enjoy lunch with fellow NWBLL parents and players. Various soups/chili, drinks and desserts will be served. Donations will be accepted at the door. This soup dinner is open to everyone, so please invite friends/family. Anyone interested in volunteering or making a donation (soup/soda/water/dessert), please contact Mike at 606-9293.



Pittston Area Junior High Softball assistant coaching position is available. Volunteer assistant positions are also available at the varsity level. Pitching experience is preferred but not necessary. For more information, call Dave at 592-4212.


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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