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 be hosting a Learn to Curl Clinic at The Ice Rink at Coal Street, Wilkes-Barre, on Saturday, Nov 24 from 4 p.m. until 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, contact the Club at 266-7978 via email at [email protected], or at our Web site, 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 [email protected].
Wilkes University will hold a Colonels Elite Baseball Prospect Program Nov. 18, Dec. 16, Feb. 23 and May 12 from 6-7:15 p.m. at the Marts Center for students with graduating years from 2013-2016. Individual sessions cost $40, while all four sessions cost $150. For more information, call Vince Scalzo at 408-4777.
Strength and Conditioning Winter Speed and Agility Camp for boys and girls ages 10-18, runs Tuesdays and Fridays starting Dec. 11 through Jan. 11. Sessions will be 5-6 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. at the University Center on Main. For more information, email [email protected].
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.
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 available online at www.bmysa.org. Registration closes December 31st.
Community Winter Sunday Basketball League for school teams will begin play on Sunday, Dec 2. There are two divisions, one for grade 5-6 boys and one for grade 5-6 girls. All games will be played at LCCC. Limited spaces remain for both divisions. For more information, call Curt at 817-2101 or Matt at 814-3306.
Willie Obremski Youth Basketball League will hold drafts starting Nov. 16 for ages 5-18 at the Kingston Recreational Center. Players can register any time when the building is open. The draft for ages 5-7 will be held Nov. 16 at 5:30 p.m. The draft for ages 8-10 will be held Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. The draft for ages 11-13 will be held Nov. 19 at 5:30 p.m. The draft for ages 14-18 will be held Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Practice begins Nov. 27 at 5:30 p.m., and the league starts Dec. 10 at 5:30 p.m. Parents are asked to attend the drafts.
Crestwood Football Booster Club will meet on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at Tony's Pizza.
GAR Football Booster Club will meet Thursday, Nov 15 at 7 p.m. In the Choral Room at the high school.
Nanticoke Youth Soccer will meet Thursday, Nov 15 at 8pm at Larry's Pizza.
Swoyersville Little League will meet on Monday, Nov. 19. Board members meeting at 6:30 p.m., regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Swoyersville borough building.
Wyoming Area Diamond Club will meet today at 7 p.m. in Room 129 of the Secondary Center. Parents of students in grades 7-12 are encouraged to attend.
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 please call Brendan at 823-6121, ext. 280. Team and Individual registrations accepted. Deadline to register is Nov. 16.
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 info visit www.Facebook.com/GallisFightingChance or email [email protected].
Max Impact Softball is scheduling tryouts Nov.16 for the 2013 Spring Travel Softball Team for all ages. Call 822-1134 to sign up.
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.
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.
Mountaintop Area Hockey League will play its Tuesday series of street hockey-roller hockey games beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Wright Township Municipal Park Rink. Age 12 (Cub Division) will play at 4:30 p.m., ages 13-17 (Teen Division) will play after the Cub Division and the Young Adult Division (17-older) will play a special exhibition game after the Teen Division. Games are open to the public.
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 [email protected].
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 [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.