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King's College Softball is holding their Champions Softball Clinic on Sunday Feb. 17 for girls ages 9-18. A pitching clinic will be held from 9:30 a.m. to Noon while a hitting and fielding clinic will run from 1 – 3:30 p.m. Cost of each clinic is set at $40. For those wishing to attend both clinics, the cost will be $70. Clinic will be in the new sports center. For more information or to make a reservation, call 208-5900, ext. 5397 or email softball@kings.edu.

Lackawanna College Baseball, along with the Graham Academy, will conduct its fourth annual free baseball clinic for the autism and special needs community, ages five through seventeen. This event is on Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Graham Academy's Luzerne Campus, 469 Miller Street, Luzerne. It will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The clinic consists of pitching drills, a home run derby and other skill and fun happenings. The emphasis is on providing a fun and exciting experience for all involved. A free lunch with the players will be provided for the attendees by the Academy with the generous support from Abe's Hot Dogs. Those interested in attending this event should contact the Graham Academy at 283-0641.

Valley Laxers will hold registration for its inaugural season on the following dates: Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday Feb. 24 at noon to 2:00 p.m., Wednesday Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, March 3 at noon to 2 p.m. The organization be fielding the following teams: U9 (Boys & Girls) ages 6,7,8 born on or after Sept., 1, 2003, U11 (Boys & Girls) ages 9,10,11 born on or after Sept. 1, 2001, U13 (Boys & Girls) ages 11,12,13 born on or after Sept. 1, 1999, U15 (Boys & Girls) ages 12,13,14 born on or after September 1, 1997. League fee is $150. Included in this fee is one to two practices per week, a 10-12 game schedule, two in-season tournaments and a game jersey. Players will be responsible for their own equipment: lacrosse helmet, gloves, pads, stick and mouthpiece. All will be available to purchase (at a discounted rate) prior to the season.If you have any questions or concerns, contact Robbie Switzer via email rjswitzer@verizon.net or Carl Delucca via email carlreeree@verizon.net.




Back Mountain Baseball & Softball will hold a board meeting Monday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Daddow-Isaacs American Legion located on the Route 415 in Dallas. General meeting, open to the public, will be held at 8 p.m. Please visit www.bmtll.com for more information.

Berwick Boys Basketball Boosterswill be meeting Monday,Feb. 4 in the lobby of the gymnasium. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. Contact Coach JasonKingery at 394-7115 if you have any questions.

Checkerboard Inn Golf League will meet Monday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. at the Checkerboard Inn in Trucksville. Plans and dates for the upcoming season will be discussed and dues will be collected. League play will be held at Wilkes-Barre Municipal Golf Course. All members should attend to reserve their place in the league. If you can't attend or for more information, call Frank at 675-7532.

Crestwood Boys Basketball Booster Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, at Cavanaugh's Grille.

Crestwood Football Booster Club will have a meeting Thursday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. at Tony's Pizza.

Crestwood Track and Field Booster Club will meet Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Any parent of a track and field athlete is encouraged to attend the meeting as plans for the upcoming season will be discussed. For more information email the booster club at cometsxc-track@hotmail.com.

Hanover Area Quarterback Club will have its End of the Season banquet, Sunday, Feb. 10 at Happy Pizza in Plymouth from 1p.m.to 4 p.m. Cost is $11.00 adults, $9.00 children and all players are free. Please send in reservations to 1443 South Main Street, Hanover Township.

Nanticoke Area Little League will have its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at the high school café. Board members will meet at 7 p.m.

Nanticoke Softball Booster Club will meet today at 6:30 p.m. at Time Out Pizza. All are invited to attend. For further information contact Tammy at 735-0661.

West Side Soccer Club Parents/Coaches meeting is at 6:30 p.m. this Monday, Feb. 4, in the Plymouth borough building on Shawnee Ave, Plymouth. All parents are encouraged to attend & get involved for the benefit of all our children. Go to www.WSUSC.org for more info, or phone Matthew at 574-7699.

Wyoming Area Baseball Coaches will hold a mandatory meeting for all parents of 7th, 8th, and 9th grade baseball players. It will be held on Monday, Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. in Room 129 of the Secondary Center. Coaches will be going over plans for the upcoming season.

Wyoming Valley West Spartan Baseball Booster Club will have a meeting Monday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. at Keeley's Pub located at 199 Division St., Kingston. Parents of all players are encouraged to attend.

Wyoming Valley West Softball Booster Club will have a meeting on Monday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. at the WVW Middle School. Parents of all players are encouraged to attend.




County Line Girls Softball League is looking for any team/town/organization to join a girls fastpitch recreational league. County Line is a friendly, minimal travel league that is comprised of teams from Dupont, Taylor, North Scranton and Minooka. Age groups are 8u to 17u. If you are interested in joining call Bob at 881-8744.

Dupont Softball/Teeball will have signups today from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Sunday, Feb 10 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday is the final registration. All signups are at the Dupont Borough Building. There are no boundary restrictions, the league is open to all children. T-ball for boys and girls ages 4-7 is $25 per player. Softball for players ages 7-17 is $50 per player. There are family discounts for softball only. No mandatory fundraisers required. For more information, call Bob at 881-8744.

Greater Pittston Stoners Youth Soccer registration dates are Thursday, Feb. 21 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday, March 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for all players U10 and above. Cost is $25 if you do not need uniform and $40 with a uniform. At the Exeter Scout Home located in the rear of the Exeter Borough building, at the corner of Wyoming Ave and Lincoln St Exeter. For more information visit http://stonersoccer.org/.

Kingston/ Forty Fort Little League will hold a second registration for all baseball and softball divisions on Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Kingston VFW on Wyoming Avenue. A copy of a birth certificate for all new players and copies of three proofs of residency dated between Feb. 1, 2012 and Jan. 31. 2013 are required. Interested managers and coaches should bring a copy of a driver's license and should 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 is offering sign-ups for the upcoming season. Baseball and softball programs for boys ages 6-18 and girls ages 6-15 (must turn 6 by April 30) will have sign-ups Saturday, Feb. 2, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Thursday, Feb.14, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. All sign-ups are at Crestwood High School. For additional dates, fees, and information, call Terry at 823-7949, or Pat at 868-5783 or visit www.mountaintoparealittleleague.com.

Nanticoke Area Little League baseball and fast-pitch softball next registration is at Nanticoke Education Center cafeteria 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 2 and 3. Boys and girls ages 4 to 16 in Newport Twp., Plymouth Twp., and Nanticoke are eligible. Players need three proofs of residency dated between Feb. 1, 2012 – Feb. 1, 2013. New players need a copy of their birth certificate. For more information call Wade at 735-0189 or Ken at 735-2386 or visit www.nanticokelittleleague.com.

Nanticoke Legion Baseball will be holding sign-ups on Saturday Feb 2, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Nanticoke Legion Hall, Broad St., in Nanticoke. Any interested player needs to be from Nanticoke Area, Hanover Area or Northwest Area, and be between the ages of 13 and 19. Any questions, please call Joe at 814-1430.

NEPA Wolfpack Travel Teams are looking to fill a few roster spots. U10 is looking for utility infielder and catcher. U14 needs a few utility players. For more information or to set up a tryout, please call Rob Leuthe at 484-357-0485 or email rjleuthe@verizon.net.

Northwest Area Little League will be holding registration for baseball and softball leagues this Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Northwest High School cafeteria from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Visit eteamz.com/nwall for information.

Swoyersville Little League baseball and softball registrations will be from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., Feb. 7 at the Swoyersville borough building. Any boy or girl, ages 4 to 16, living in Swoyersville is eligible. New players need a copy of their birth certificate and all players need three proof of residency copies dated or in effect from Feb. 1, 2012 to Feb. 1, 2013. Costs are $75 for T-Ball; $90 for Coach Pitch, Minor and Major and $100 for Junior and Senior Little League. Family discounts apply for majors and below. For additional information contact Dave 899-3750.

Swoyersville Slow Pitch Girls Softball will hold sign-ups every Tuesday and Saturday through February and March, Tuesday sign ups are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday signups are from 9 a.m. to noon. All signups will be at the softball field on Tripp Street. The league is for those ages seven and up and costs $45 per child and $10 for each additional child. For more information, contact Richard Harned at 991-1415.




Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH), Division II, Wilkes-Barre, will be holding its annual Night at the Races Saturday, Feb 16, at St. Andrew's Parish Hall (St. Patrick's), 318 Parrish St. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and Post Time is 7:15 p.m. Admission is $5. Must be 21 years old to attend. Horses and /or Race Sponsorships are available and can be purchased by contacting Joe at 824-7645 or Jim at 823-6753.

Crestwood Lady Comets Basketball Booster Club will host a tournament for girls in grades 5 through 8 and boys in grades 5 and 6. The event will be held Feb. 28 through March 3. For more information or to register your team, please contact Beth Snipas at bsnipas@verizon.net. Deadline for early registration is February 15th.

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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