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LEAGUES


 



Midnight Hoops Basketball League Boys Basketball Fall League will be held at Wyoming Seminary on Wednesdays and Sundays beginning Sept. 5 and ending Oct. 7. Open to all high school freshmen to seniors. Registration and league information is available at leaguelineup.com/midnighthoops. Contact Steve Modrovsky at 793-3280.



South Wilkes-Barre Little League will hold field day and closing ceremony Saturday, Aug. 25 at 5 p.m. Players should wear their team shirts and hats.



South Wilkes-Barre Teener League will host its annual late summer/early fall wood bat league every Saturday and Sunday from Aug. 18 to Oct. 20, with all games played at Christian Field in Wilkes-Barre. Teams with players ages 13-15 will play Saturdays and those 16-18 with play Sundays. Cost is $50 per team plus umpire fees. Each team will provide one new baseball per game. For more information, call Nick at 793-6430.  


 



MEETINGS


 



Berwick Boys Basketball Boosters Meeting will be held Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. in the gym lobby area. This meeting will be about the upcoming golf tournament at the Berwick Golf Club on Saturday, Sept. 9. You can contact coach Jason Kingery at 394-7115 if you have any questions.



Hanover Area Boys Basketball Booster Club will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 7 p.m. at Tubbies in Lee Park.



Hanover Area Youth Soccer will hold its monthly meeting Monday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m. at the Route 29 Sports Complex. All board members are urged to attend.



South Wilkes-Barre Mini Mohawks will have their monthly meeting on Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Riverside Cafe.



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 Area Soccer will have its monthly parents meeting Sunday, Aug. 19, at 6 p.m. at Butler Street Park. All parents are invited to attend.


 



PRACTICES


 



Crestwood Boys and Girls Cross Country teams will be holding practice Friday, Aug. 17 starting at 8:30 a.m. meeting at the rear of the high school building. Any Crestwood student in grades 9-12 interested in running should attend. Any Crestwood Middle School student in grade eight interested in running should also attend. Physical forms should be brought at this time. For more information, contact coach Fran Gough at frango58@gmail.com.


 



REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTS


 



Maximum Impact Sports Training is beginning its spring 2013 girls softball tryouts. This will be for all U10, U12, U14 and U16. The tryouts will be held every Sunday at 10 a.m. until further notice. Call 822-1134 to reserve a tryout time.



NEPA/Abington Wildcats U16 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 Saturday, Aug. 18 from 1-3 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 19 from 1-3 p.m. at Abington Heights High School. For more information or to schedule a private tryout, contact Vic Thomas at 351-5187, Mike Thomas at 241-7030, John Kelly at 504-4808 or by email at AbingtonWildcats@yahoo.com.



Newport Township Lions Club will host its 34th annual golf tournament, Friday, Aug. 17 at Mill Race Golf Club. It will be a captain-and-mate, better-ball point system and will have an 8 a.m. shotgun start. It will feature $1,500 in cash prizes if 80 golfers participate. Fee is $130 per team and includes green fees, cart, refreshments and a skins game. For more information, call John Zyla at 735-1714.



Northwest Area Little League Fall Baseball Signups will be held Aug. 18, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at McKendree Field. Cost is $40 and you can get the registration form at eteamz.com/nwall.


 



UPCOMING EVENTS/OTHER


 



District A South Wilkes-Barre Community Group will sponsor a 5K Race on Saturday Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. at Miner Park, South Wilkes-Barre. A 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held that same day at 11a.m. For information and/or registration, go to districtafund.org or call 905-4960.



Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick will host its annual Black Shamrock Open Aug. 26 at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Course. The format of the tournament is captain and crew and the entry fee is $75 per golfer. The event will kick off with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. Refreshments and a buffet meal following the tournament at the golf course will also be available. If interested, call president Jimmy Clancy at 881-4176 or any active member of the G.P. Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Registration should be completed as soon as possible.



Greater Wilkes-Barre Friendly Sons of St. Patrick will hold a charity golf tournament Friday, August 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.



Hanover Area Football will have a chicken BBQ dinner at the Ashley Fireman's Park on Aug. 19 from noon to 4 p.m. The cost of the dinners is $9 and they can be purchased at the door. If you have any questions, call Sharon at 510-9190.



Mickey Gorham Golf Tournament will be held on Sunday, Aug. 26 at Wilkes-Barre Municipal Golf Course. Captain-and-crew format with shotgun start at 1 p.m. Registration is $80 per golfer ($85 day of tournament) which includes green fees, cart, registration gift, refreshments and dinner. Registrations can be emailed to coach_hanson@hotmail.com or call 881-7259.



National Association of Letter Carriers will be sponsoring its Bowl-a-Thon for Muscular Dystrophy on Sunday, Nov. 4 at Chacko's Family Bowling Center from 3-5 p.m. Cost is $25 per adult and $15 for kids under 10. Teams will consist of five players and individual bowlers are welcome. Cash prizes will be given out to top-three teams and prizes for top male and female bowlers. Pizza and refreshments will be given to all bowlers. For more information, call George at 239-4804, at Matt 606-7703, or call Chacko's Bowling Lanes at 208-BOWL.



Rotary Club of Plains will be hosting its annual gold tournament at Mount Laurel Golf Club August 24 at 1 p.m. Lunch and dinner included $80 per person. Please contact Rotarian Joseph Gelli for more information at 825-7435.



Run for the Cannoli 5K will take off Aug. 19 at 3 p.m. at the Queen of Heaven Parish on 13th and Vine streets in Hazleton. Cash prizes are given to the top three male and female finishers. The race runs in conjunction with the St. Mauro's Italian Festival. All runners will receive a t-shirt, $5 in festival food tickets and a cannoli. Registration is $22 on day of race. Race applications can be obtained online at neparunner.com. For more information, call Dino Oberto at 401-8168.



Wyoming Valley West Aquatic Teams are holding their second annual golf tournament on Sunday, Aug. 26, 1 p.m. at Four Seasons Golf Course. Entries of either a golfer or a foursome, donors and hole sponsors can be forwarded to golf chairman Dawn Holena at 417-8716.


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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