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February 20. 2013 4:02AM
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CAMPS/CLINICS


 



Curry & Powlus Quarterback Skills Camp will be held Saturday, May 25, at Crispin Field in Berwick for boys age 9 through graduating seniors. It will be under the direction of Berwick football coach George Curry and Ron Powlus Sr., a 30-year coaching veteran. Scheduled instructors include Penn State quarterback Stephen Bench, and high school and college coaches. Fee is $50 and includes T-shirt, lunch, refreshments and instructional packet. Advance registration is encouraged. Checks made payable to Curry QB Camps, Inc., can be sent to C&P Quarterback Camp, c/o George Curry, 305 Summerhill Ave., Berwick, Pa., 18603. For more information, visit www.curryqbcamps.org.



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.


 



LEAGUES


 



Brews Brothers is now accepting teams for a Sunday afternoon Summer Co-ed league. For more information, call Tony at 693-0506.



Pace Setter Athletic Club of Northeastern Pa. is currently organizing an Adult Open Women's Basketball League at the Greater Pittston YMCA . Interested women players and teams from throughout the area are welcome. For more information, contact Pace Setter A.C. at P.O. Box 189, West Scranton, Pa., 18504, or phone 575-0941 or 347-7018. You may also e-mail to pacesetterbasketball@verizon.net.


 



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.



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 Lacrosse Booster Club will meet today at 6:30 p.m. in the Crestwood Middle School/High School cafeteria. The meeting will focus on fundraising ideas and activities that will occur throughout the season. All parents of players are encouraged to attend. For more information, e-mail Coach Shaun Rohland at shaun.rohland@csdcomets.org.



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 Softball Booster Club will meet on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 6:30 p.m. at Time Out Pizza. All are invited to attend. For further information contact Tammy at 735-0661.


 



REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTS


 



Dupont Softball/Teeball will have signups Jan. 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. 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.



Duryea Little League will hold sign-ups for all boys and girls divisions today and Wednesday from 6-8 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.



Hanover Area/Ashley Newton Little Leagues 2013 registration will be held at Hanover Area Jr/Sr High School in the cafeteria for all those who played for ASNWR, Lee Park, Hanover Green, Lyndwood and Ashley Newton Little Leagues. Registration is open for all children ages 4 as of April 30, 2013 to 16 no later than April 30, 2013 who reside in Hanover Township, Sugar Notch, Warrior Run, Ashley and Newton. Bring a copy of your child's birth certificate as well as three proofs of residency today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Feb. 9 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. or Feb. 16 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Little League girls softball registration is also available for girls ages 8-16 at the same dates and times.



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 and girls ages 6-16 (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.



Plains American Legion Baseball Teams will hold registration on Sunday Feb. 10 at the Plains American Legion home on East Carey St. in Plains. Registration time will be from 1 – 3 p.m.Players between the ages of 13-19 are eligible to signup who reside in Plains, Laflin, Bear Creek, Parsons, Miners Mills, North End, East End, Avoca, Dupont, Jenkins Twp and Pittston Twp. east of the Pittston Bypass. For more information players 13-15 contact Frank 899-3748, players 16-19 Jerry 574-7847.



Plymouth Girls Softball will hold sign-ups for girls ages 6-16 today from 5-7 p.m., and Feb. 9 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Plymouth Borough Building. The cost is $35 for the first child or $50 per family. New registrants should bring a copy of their birth certificate. For more information, call Shawn Welles at 406-2385.



Valley Regional Girls Softball is accepting registration forms for its upcoming season. The deadline for returning players to submit their registration form is March 2. The league will hold its annual skills showcase and team draft March 9 at the Freedom Park softball complex in Drums. The cost per player is $50. There is a $10 discount for each additional girl from the same family. For more information – or to get a registration form – call VRGSL player agent John Podlesney at 233-4520 or jpodlesney@yahoo.com.


 



UPCOMING EVENTS/OTHER


 



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. Door prizes, food, & beverages provided. 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 be hosting 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.



Freeland MMI Basketball Tournament will be held Mar. 1, 2, 3. The cost is $150 per team with a three game guarantee. There will be 7th and 8th grade girls and 7th and 8th grade boys divisions. For more information, call Joe at 814-1350, email freelandnews@hotmail.com, or visit freelandymca.com.



Hanover Area Quarterback Club will be hosting its end of the season banquet Sunday, Feb. 10 at Happy Pizza in Plymouth from 1-4 p.m. All reservations are currently due. For more information, call Sharon at 510-9190.


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