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February 20. 2013 4:31AM
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CAMPS/CLINICS


 



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.



Wilkes Softball Team will host its 13th annual Mid-Winter Softball Camp Feb. 3, 10, 17, and 24. The camp will run from 9 a.m. until noon each day. Pitching will begin at 9 a.m., hitting at 10 a.m. and fielding at 11 a.m. The camp will be held in the University Center on Main (UCOM) building on Main Street and the Marts Center (gym) on Franklin Street. For more information, call Frank Matthews at 408-4031 or e-mail him at frank.matthews@wilkes.edu.


 



MEETINGS


 



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 Boosters will be meeting Monday, Feb. 4 in the lobby of the gymnasium. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. Contact Coach Jason Kingery 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.



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 Chapter of PIAA Baseball Officials will meet Feb. 17 at 6:30 p.m. The chapter will hold its first meeting of the 2013 season, in room 106 of Breiseth Hall on the Wilkes University campus. This meeting is held in preparation 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.


 



REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTS


 



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.



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/.



Jenkins Township Little League will hold a final sign up registration on Sunday, Feb. 10 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Jenkins Township Municipal Building. Anyone wishing to sign up after that date will be charged a late registration fee of $10.Please bring a copy of the Birth Certificate, 3 proofs of residence from February 2012 or later and the forms which can be found on www.jenkinstwplittleleague.com. Following signups, there will be a monthly meeting at 6:00 to discuss the upcoming season. All officers, anyone wishing to manage or coach and parents are urged to attend. Any one wanting to manage a team needs to have their letter of intent submitted by February 15th.



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.



Maximum Impact Sports Training is now scheduling evaluations for Summer Softball Travel teams. Ages 10U, 12U are accepting tryouts and there are two spots available for 16U. All those interested must try out. Please call 822-1134 to schedule private appointment.



Maximum Impact Sports Training is now scheduling free 15 minute evaluations for any High School player age 18 & under for our Showcase/Tournament Rosters. Roster spots are limited. Try outs include an evaluation and also puts the player into consideration for our events that are starting in June. All players that make team will receive a free college video and we will contact players colleges of interest. Please call 822-1134 to schedule an appointment.



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 have sign-ups 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.



Northwest Area Little League will be holding registration for baseball and softball leagues 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.



Wyoming Area Softball will have mandatory signups Saturday, Feb. 2 from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 10th Street Elementary Gym for grades 7 through 12. If there are any questions call coach Pryzbyla at 899-9832.


 



UPCOMING EVENTS/OTHER


 



3rd Annual Back Mountain Shootout basketball tournament will be held Feb. 28 to March 3 at Lake-Lehman. Age brackets will include Boys and Girls teams from 5th through 8th grade. Teams may be school or travel teams. To register or for more information e-mail Brian Cutter at athleticimage@epix.net.



KRW Foundation will have its second annual Party with the Pros today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Electric City Trolley Museum. The event will feature former Major League Baseball stars Larry Bowa, Chris Chambliss, Cecil Fielder, Sparky Lyle and Mitch Wild Thing Williams. The proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeast Pennsylvania. General admission is $50, while VIP admission is $150. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.KRWFoundation.org or call 903-2041.


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