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CAMPS/CLINICS


 



Kingston Department of Parks and Recreation will hold the UK Soccer Summer Camp the week of Aug. 13 at the Church Street Park. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Youth Soccer Camp for ages 7-14 will take place at the cost of $130 a player. From 10 a.m. to noon, the Nippers Camp for ages 5-6 will take place at the cost of $90 per player. From 9-10 a.m. daily, the Squirts Camp for ages 3-4 will take place at the cost of $60 per player. From noon to 1 p.m., the Goalkeeper Camp will take places for those ages 8-14 at the cost of $60 per player. For more information, call 717-825-2060 or visit www.uksoccercamps.com.



MMI will hold its second session of tennis camp with USNTR teaching pro Don Cassetori and exercise science coach Joe O'Brien from Aug. 13-16. Daily times are 8:30-10:30 a.m., and sessions are open to the public. Cost is $100 per player. All levels and ages (over 10) will be accommodated. The camp will be held at the MMI tennis courts (rain or shine) and will be followed by practice for MMI tennis team members. For more information, call 498-1443 or 233-4291.


 



MEETINGS


 



2012 Hanover Township Open plans will be finalized at a meeting set for Monday night, August 13th, at 7 p.m. at the Wyoming Valley Country Club. Captain and crew event is open to everyone with the entry deadline this coming Monday. Entry forms can be found in businesses throughout the township, Ashley and Sugar Notch. Entry fee is$75 per golfer. Singles will be paired by committee members Joe Howanitz, Max Hritzik, Jim Lohman, Joe Manoski, John Newman and John Zimich. There will be a shotgun start at the Wilkes-Barre Golf Club at 8 a.m. followed by dinner and refreshments at the picnic grounds of Exaltation of Holy Cross Church, Buttonwood section of the township.



Crestwood High School Cross Country/Track and Field Booster Club will hold a meeting today, August 9th at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Any parent of a current or future cross country/track and field athlete is welcome to attend. For more information, call 899-1159 or email atcometsxc-track@hotmail.com. The booster club will also be holding a car wash fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 11 in the high school parking lot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost of the car wash will be $5.



Kingston/Forty Fort Little League will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Kingston Recreation Center. Members are encouraged to attend.



Mountain Top Area Little League will hold elections to fill open Board of Director positions on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 8 p.m. at the Alberdeen Complex. Anyone interested in being on the board or requiring info should call Andrea at 574-5551 or Terry at 823-7949, or visit www.mountaintoparealittleleague.com



PIAA Soccer Officials and high school boys and girls soccer coaches will have an annual mandatory rules interpretation meeting Sunday, Aug. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the McGowan School of Business at King's College. Dr. William Walthour will preside. For more information, contact Bob Ebie at 388-6235 or email LLCSOA@juno.com.



Wyoming Valley ASA Chapter of Umpires will meet Monday, Aug. 20 at 8:15 p.m. at Konefal's Restaurant in Edwardsville.


 



PHYSICALS


 



Wyoming Valley West will conduct the final physical for fall sports at the stadium in Kingston on Friday, Aug. 10 at 3 p.m. This is a boys and girls make-up physical for any fall athletes still in need of a physical. All necessary paperwork can be obtained on the WVW website or picked up at the high school, middle school, or central office. Paperwork must be completed before arriving for a physical.


 



REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTS


 



Holy Redeemer Junior High Golf is beginning its fall program at Lehman Golf Club on Monday, Aug. 13, at 9 a.m. Players must have a physical form signed and returned prior to beginning practice. Interested players may call coach Spencer at 675-1686 for more information. Players in grades 7-9 must be enrolled in any one of the feeder schools of the Holy Redeemer system to be eligible.



Kingston Rec. Center is now accepting teams for its fall softball leagues. Fees are $100 per team. Men's teams will play Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. There will also be a Sunday co-ed league. There will also be a Monday and Sunday men's league at the cost of $75 per team. For more information, call 287-1106.



Nanticoke Area Little League will hold sign-ups for fall baseball and softball today, August 9th at Newport Township's Hillan Field from 6-8 p.m. for all 7-11 year olds. Cost is $30 for one, $40 for family. Junior ball (ages 12-14) may sign up at this time. The league is also looking for someone to manage and coach the junior league baseball teams for this fall. For more information, call Wade at 735-0189.



NEPA/Abington Wildcats 16 & Under Fastpitch Travel softball organization will be hosting tryouts for their fall 2012/summer 2013 teams. The team will be attending several college showcases. Tryouts will be held Saturday August 11th from 1-3 P.M., Sunday August 12th from 1-3 P.M., Saturday, August 18th from 1-3 P.M., and Sunday, August 19th from 1-3 P.M. atAbington Heights High School. For more information or to schedule a private tryout, contact Vic Thomas at 351-5198, Mike Thomas at 241-7030, John Kelly at 504-4808 or e-mail AbingtonWildcats@yahoo.com.



PA Fusion Girls Travel Softball Teams will be holding try outs for the 2013 season for positions on the U12, U14 and U16 softball teams. Tryouts will be held today, Aug. 9th at 6 p.m. at the Nanticoke Area Little League Field. Call 902-5198 for more info.



Rollin Thunder 18-Under softball Team will hold tryouts on Saturday August 18 And Sunday August 19th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on both days. Tryouts will be held at the Jessup Youth sports Complex. Registration will start at 9:00 am. For more info or to pre register call Mark at 687-4735 or email ave3024@aol.com.



Stripes and Strikes 2013 travel softball teams will hold tryouts at the 17th Street Field in Hazleton on Aug. 12 at 5:30 p.m. for U12, 6 p.m. for U14 and 7 p.m. for U16/U18. They will also hold tryouts Aug 15 at 6 p.m. for U12u and 7 p.m. for U14.



Swoyersville Little League will hold final registrations for fall baseball and softball for boys and girls 5 and older will be held today, August 9th from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Swoyersville Little League Field. Fee is $30 for ages 5-11 and $50 for 12 and over. Season runs late August through mid-October. For more information, call Dave at 899-3750.



Swoyersville Fall Baseball League is seeking teams. Ages 12-14. League will start play on Aug. 18. Final registration will be Sunday, Aug. 12. For more information, call Al at 881-2626



Swoyersville Kiwanis Club is sponsoring its 13th annual golf tournament on Sunday, August 12, at Four Seasons Golf Club in Exeter. Format is captain-and-crew with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost is $65 per golfer, which includes green fees, cart, dinner, prizes and refreshments. There will be a longest drive hole and 50-50 hole. To register, call Gene at 283-1677 or Bar at 287-8783. Deadline to register is Aug. 8.



Wyoming Valley West golf tryouts will be held on Aug. 13-14 at 6 a.m. on the practice green at Irem Temple Country Club in Dallas. Any boy or girl entering grades 9-12 is eligible. Players are reminded to have all their paperwork at that time. Practice and match schedules will be discussed. For more information, call coach Gary Mack at 430-4649.


 



UPCOMING EVENTS/OTHER


 



13th annual Katherine E. Phelan Memorial Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 11 at 12:30 p.m. at Sand Springs Country Club in Drums. The format is a captain and-crew four-player scramble. Registration cost is $80 per person and $320 per foursome. Sponsorships are available at $300, $200, $100. All proceeds benefit a student graduating from Crestwood High School and/or a student attending the P.A. Program at King's College and/or a medical student at the University of Scranton. For more information, call Terry at 510-4736 or Mike at 474-9609.



29th annual Dallas Rotary Club's Golf Classic will be held at Irem Country Club, Dallas, on Monday, Sept. 17, with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The sponsorship donation is $100 and the players' entry fee is $110. The format is captain-and-crew. Individuals are invited and will be teamed up with others in a group. Call Kevin Smith at 696-5420 for more information. Players and sponsors should register by Sept. 8.



Brussocks Bowling League clam bake will be held Aug. 12 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Swoyersville American Legion picnic grounds on Shoemaker Street. Contact Fred Favire 215-0180 or Mazz 288-6309 for more information.



Coughlin Girls Soccer practice will begin on Monday, August 13th from 8:00 am – 10:00 am and Tuesday, August 14th from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm at Solomon Junior High School. Any 9th thru 12th grade student interested in playing should attend. Any questions call Coach Joe Spagnuolo at 820-3756 or 954-0835.



Good Life Golf Classic will be held Aug. 31 at Sand Springs Country Club. Proceeds from the tournament will go to benefit families of children with muscular dystrophy. Registration is at 8 a.m. the day of the tournament and is $80 per person or $320 per team. Registration cost includes use of the driving range, greens fees, 18 holes of golf and a riding cart. Register online at www.crlgoodlife.org or call 480-658-7534.



Greater Wilkes-Barre Friendly Sons of St. Patrick will hold a charity golf tournament Friday, Aug. 17 at Sand Springs Country Club. The format will be captain-and-crew with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost is $80 per person, and includes 18 holes, cart fee, and a buffet dinner at the course. Hole sponsorships are available for $25. For more information, call Jim at 793-3434 or Brian at 814-8598. Mail all payments to W-B Friendly Sons, 94 Miner Street, Wilkes-Barre.



Harp's AC 20th annual Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Sept. 8 at Sand Springs Country Club in Drums. The tournament will be a captain-and-crew format with a shotgun start at 2:30 p.m. Registration begins at 1 p.m. and cost is $95 per person. Cost includes cart and greens fee, unlimited range balls one hour prior, a gift for every golfer and dinner to follow at Sand Springs. Please make registration checks payable to Paul Harper, 26 Vireo Drive, Mountain Top. For more information, call 868-6921 or 592-5191 or e-mail harperpunar@yahoo.com. Entries must be received by Aug. 31.



Jenkins Township Little League will be having its Family Picnic on Saturday, August 25th beginning at 4:00 featuring dunk tank, bouncy house, lots of food and games for the kids and an outdoor movie. Cost is $15 for parents and non-players. Players are free.Please contact your manager to register for the picnic if you haven't already done so. There will be a monthly meeting held on Monday, August 13th at 6:00 at the field house to discuss the up coming picnic and fall ball. All managers and interested parents are urged to attend.



Meyers Boys Soccer practice will begin on Monday, August 13th at 5:00 p.m. at Gibby Field. Everyone who signed up to play must attend.Anyone with questions should call Coach Nolan at 899-0198.



Northwest
Boys Basketball Team will be hosting its annual golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 15. The 15th annual Hoopster Classic will be at Mill Race Golf Course in Benton. The format is teams of four with an 8 a.m. start. Registration fee is $75 per player. For more information, call Lisa at 256-3412.



Solomon Plains Jr. High School Soccer will be starting practice for the upcoming season. Students interested in playing should report to the Solomon soccer field Monday, August 13th at 3 p.m.



The Tom Koch Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Sunday, August 12 at Sand Springs Country Club in Drums. There will be a 1 p.m. shotgun start and registration is $55. Registration cost includes green fees, use of the driving range, and an Italian open dinner afterwards. To register, see or call Don Koch of 20 Shaw Drive, Drums, at 788-6304 or 582-4706, or email him at donald.koch@frontier.com.



Tresckow Fire Company will hold its first golf tournament Sunday, Sept. 2 at Sand Springs Country Club in Drums. The format is a four-player captain-and-crew scramble with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The registration cost is $75 per person ($300 per team) and includes greens fees, cart, lunch and dinner. Make registration checks payable to Tresckow Fire Company and mail to P.O. Box 332, Tresckow, Pa., 18254. Deadline for registration is Aug. 22.


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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