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CAMPS/CLINICS


 



Jerry Greeley, the King's College baseball coach, will host training and games at the Wyoming Valley Sports Dome during September and October. The program, which is open to all area players ages 8-12, will run from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Monday and Thursday nights beginning Sept. 10. For more information, email baseball@kings.edu



Midnight Hoops 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.


 



LEAGUES


 



Checkerboard Inn Bowling League will start the 2012-13 season today at 6:45 p.m. at Chacko's Family Bowling Center in Wilkes-Barre. Bowlers are asked to arrive early for a quick meeting. For more information, call Frank at 675-7532.



Lady Birds Bowling League will begin their season on Wednesday, Sept. 5 at Modern Lanes in Exeter. Bowlers please report at 6 p.m. since bowling starts at 6:15 pm.



Maximum Impact Instructional Coach Pitch League begins Sept. 1 for ages 5-7. Practices are held on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. for 10 weeks. Call 822-1134 for more information.


 



MEETINGS


 



Berwick High School Boys Basketball Boosters will have a meeting Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. in the gymnasium lobby. For more information, call coach Jason Kingery at 394-7115.



Crestwood Boys Basketball Booster Club will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 at Cavanaugh's Grille. We will be discussing our annual "Nite at the Races" benefit. All parents of Crestwood boys basketball players are invited 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 mountaintoparealittleleague.com.



Nanticoke Area Little League will hold its monthly meeting at high school cafe on Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m. Board Members are to meet at 7 p.m.



Pittston Boys Basketball Booster Club will meet Thursday, October 4th at 6:30 p.m. at the Red Mill, 340 South Main Street, Pittston. An election of officers will be held and fundraising ideas will be discussed.


 



UPCOMING EVENTS/OTHER


 



Cook's Pharmacy of Shavertown is hosting a father son baseball game on September 15, 2012 at 1:00pm at the Back Mountain Little League Field. All proceeds from this charity event will benefit the Dallas Foundation for Excellence in Education, a 501 c-3 benefiting children of the Dallas School District. There be a father and son baseball game and the event will have fun activities and food for everyone to enjoy. For more information, call Frank at 675-1191 or email cooksrx@aol.com.



Committee for Continued Good Government is holding their annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at Sand Springs Golf Course in Drums, PA. Format is Captain and Crew with a shotgun start at 1:30pm.Entry fee is $85.00 per golfer. Awards dinner only is $30.00.Any questions or for reservations, call Kevin Quaglia at 821-5681 or Jeff Lewis at 817-5906.



Crestwood Football will hold a Kick Off Tailgate Party on Thursday, Aug. 30, at 6 p.m. at the high school football field. Admission will be $6.



FIRM A.C. will hold a two-on-two basketball tournament Saturday, September 1st at Coal St. Park from noon to 5 p.m. Registration is between 10:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. Cost is $5 per player and $2 per team.



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. Register online at crlgoodlife.org or call 480-658-7534.



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. For more information, call 868-6921 or 592-5191 or e-mail harperpunar@yahoo.com. Entries must be received by Aug. 31.



Jewish Community Center of Wyoming Valley is offering a heated, full size gymnasium for soccer, basketball, lacrosse, field hockey, dodge ball, baseball and softball during the fall, winter and spring months. The full size gym is located on the JCC's 40-acre campsite located one mile before Harvey's Lake in Lehman Township. For more information, call Rick Evans at 824-4646 or 947-6766.



Kingston/Forty Fort Little League is accepting nominations for all board positions for the 2013 season. Visit www.eteamz.com/kbsi for a complete list of open positions. A letter of interest must be mailed to P.O. Box 1292, Kingston, or emailed to bbordow@msn.com no later than Sept. 7. For more information, call 714-4035.



Lehman Golf Club will host a Nine and Dine Tournament on Friday, Aug. 31, with tee times beginning at 5 p.m. Tee times are available by calling the pro shop at 675-1686.



Little Flower Manor, St. Therese Residence, and St. Luke's Villa 13th annual golf tournament
will be held at Mountain Laurel Golf Club, White Haven, Sept. 14. There will be a 1 p.m. shotgun start and the tournament will conclude with an awards dinner.



Meyers High School Soccer Booster Club will hold a Happy Hour Fundraiser on Aug. 31 at Senunas' Bar from 7-9 p.m. It will include special guest bartenders, 50/50 prize, baskets.



Modrovsky Park will host the third JNL Labor Day Classic on Sept. 3 at 11 a.m. There will be two divisions (16-and-up and 15-and-under) of 20 teams in each division. Team and player registration will be available at leaguelineup.com/modrovskypark. The registration fee is $5 per player. See Luke Modrovsky to turn in your registration fee. For more information, call Luke at 905-3201.



Moosic Mets 15th Annual Wood Bat Tournament will be held this weekend. The tournament has expanded to 20 teams this year showcasing nearly 400 prospects from the Northeast's top travel baseball programs. Games will be hosted at Battaglia-Cawley Field, Scranton; Keystone College, La Plume; Lackawanna University, Moscow; and Misericordia University's new baseball facility, Tambur Field. The tournament begins pool play from Friday to Sunday with playoffs and championship held on Labor Day. For more information, visit www.moosicmets.net.



Nanticoke Area Basketball Alumni will sponsor a golf tournament benefiting the Nanticoke Area boys and girls basketball programs Sept. 29 at the Rolling Pines Golf Course near Berwick. The tournament will be captain-and-crew format with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Refreshments will be provided and prizes awarded for flight winners along with longest drive and closest-to-the-pin awards. A post-tournament awards ceremony and outing will follow at the West Side Park Clubhouse in Nanticoke. Sponsorships are also available for those who wish to support the basketball programs. For more information or to register, call Ken at 740-6049 or Alan at 262-6555.



Newport Township Democrats will be holding their second annual Golf Tournament/Clambake on Saturday Sept. 8. The golf tournament will be held at Edgewood in the Pines, Drums, with a 9 a.m. shotgun start for the four-man scramble. Cost is $85 per person or $340 per team. Refreshments will be served at Holy Child Grove in Sheatown beginning at 1 p.m. Clambake tickets may be purchased separately for $20 each. Contact Paul Czapracki at 736-6859 or Alan Yendrzeiwski at 735-3831. Registration ends Aug. 30.



Northwest Boys Basketball will hold its 15th annual Hoopster Classic golf tournament Sept. 15 at Mill Race Golf Course, Benton. Registration is 7:30 a.m. and the tournament starts at 8 a.m. The format is captain-and-crew. The tournament costs $75 a person. The tournament also includes food, drinks, skins, mulligans, 50/50 and door prizes. Call Lisa at 256-3412 to register your team.



Nuangola Rod and Gun Club will sponsor Shoot For a Cure, a fund raising event on Sept. 23 to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The event will be an afternoon of competitive trap shooting for cash and prizes. To register by mail, address correspondence to John Pesta, P.O. Box 218, Lehman, Pa., 18627. If you have any questions, call 371-9399 or call the club directly at 868-3483. The club is open Sundays from noon to 4 p.m., and Wednesday from 6-9 p.m.



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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