King's College Baseball will help host Jerry Greeley's Player Development Baseball Academy starting today and continuing through February in the new Scandlon Gymnasium Recreation Center. The academy offers numerous $10 specialty camps for players in grades K-12. For additional information on dates, times and registration, visit kingscollegeathletics.com and click on the baseball link, email [email protected], or call 592-7797.
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.
Wilkes Softball Team will host its 13th annual Mid-Winter Softball Camp today, as well as Feb. 3, 10, 17, and 24. The camp will run from 9 a.m. until noon each day. Pitching will begin at 9 a.m., hitting at 10 a.m. and fielding at 11 a.m. The camp will be held in the University Center on Main (UCOM) building on Main Street and the Marts Center (gym) on Franklin Street. For more information, call Frank Matthews at 408-4031 or e-mail him at [email protected].
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 [email protected]
Crestwood Lacrosse Booster Club will have a meeting for parents Tuesday, Jan. 29, 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 [email protected].
GAR Football Awards Banquet will be held today at 1 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Doors will open at noon. There will be a buffet luncheon and a presentation of awards. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 7-12. Children age 6 and under get in free.
Meyers Quarterback Club will meet on Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. at Kris Nics bar and restaurant. All parents and alumni are welcomed to attend.
Meyers Track and Field Booster Club will meet Monday, Jan. 28, in room 101 of Meyers High School at 6 p.m. Officers will be elected and upcoming fund raiser will be discussed.
Ashley/Hanover Girls Fastpitch Softball will hold its second registration for this season today from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Luzerne County Community College gym. The cost is $50 plus fundraiser (buyout $35). All girls that reside in Luzerne County from ages 6-16 are eligible. First time registrants must bring a copy of a birth certificate. For more information, call Bernie at 239-3627 or Hank at 328-2643.
Duryea Little League will hold sign-ups for all boys and girls divisions Jan. 28, 29 and 30 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.
Knights of Columbus Plymouth Council 984 Free Throw Championship will be at West Side Area Vocational Technical School in Pringle today. The contest is open to boys and girls 10-14 years of age. Proof of age is required. Registration will start at 12:30 p.m. and end at 1 p.m. For more information, call Kevin at 287-1889.
Plymouth Girls Softball will hold sign-ups for girls ages 6-16 Jan. 29 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.
Wyoming Area Baseball will hold registration today in the cafeteria of the Secondary Center from 1-3 p.m. All players from grades 7-12 must register on this day. A representative from Battaglia's Sporting Goods will be present, and spikes and various baseball gear and clothing can be purchased.
North Wilkes-Barre Little League Soup Dinner and Registration will be today from 12:15-2:15 p.m. at St. Benedict Parish, 155 Austin Ave., Parsons. Come support NWBLL or register for Little League and enjoy lunch with fellow NWBLL parents and players. Various soups/chili, drinks and desserts will be served. Donations will be accepted at the door. This soup dinner is open to everyone. Anyone interested in volunteering or making a donation (soup/soda/water/dessert), contact Mike at 606-9293.
Pocono Seniors Sports and Recreation Group and the Locust Lake Village has set the first Ice Hole Golf Tournament for today at 11a.m. at Pines Lake in Locust Lake Village. This will be a nine-hole, scramble event with teams of four limited to three clubs each. The cost is $25. There will be a Bloody Mary registration held at 10 a.m. with an 11 a.m. shotgun start. All participants are required to sign a liability waiver.
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.