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The King’s College Monarch Softball Clinic will be held Feb. 15 in Scandlon Gymnasium. King’s head softball coach Lisa Gigliello and her staff will offer two separate clinics during the day and both will be open to players age 9 through 18 years old. A pitching clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, and a hitting and fielding clinic will run from 1 to 4 p.m. Cost of each clinic is set at $40 or $70 for both. Participants must bring a glove and sneakers and may also bring a bat. A clinic flyer is available at www.kingscollegeathletics.com. For more information or to make a reservation, call 570-208-5900, ext. 5397. Or email softball@kings.edu.

The King’s College women’s volleyball team will be hosting a clinic on April 4 in Scandlon Gymnasium. The clinic, which will be held between 1 and 6 p.m., is open to girls in grades sixth through eighth. The clinic staff will be headed by King’s head coach Bernie Kachinko. Cost of the clinic is $25 and includes a volleyball tee-shirt. Application deadline is March 17, 2009. A camp flyer is available at www.kingscollegeathletics.com. For information or a registration form, contact Coach Kachinko at 570-208-5900, extension 5435.


The Plains Parks and Recreation board will meet on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Mosko/Hilldale Park Complex in the Hilldale section of Plains Township.  


Ashley Hanover Girls Softball will be holding sign-ups on the following dates: Saturday and Feb. 7 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Hanover Memorial Elementary School; Feb. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Ashley Borough Building; and Feb. 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Ashley Borough Building. Cost is $45 per player with discounts given to two or more players. First-time registrants must bring a copy of a birth certificate.

Back Mountain Youth Lacrosse will hold a registration on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Lake-Lehman High School and the Kingston Township Municipal Building on Center Street. For further information please visit, BMYLax.com or call 696-4440.

Forty Fort Baseball for boys and girls will hold sign-ups for T-ball, coach pitch, minor and major baseball, minor and major fast pitch softball, senior softball and Jr./Sr. Little League. The dates are as follows: Saturday and Feb. 7 from 9 a.m. to noon in the press box at the Tripp Street field. Cost is $50 for one child; $65 for two children; $75 for three or more children. A $30 family fundraising fee is also required at sign-ups. Cost for Jr. and Sr. Little League is $45 per player. Three proofs of residency and a copy of a birth certificate is required. See the league’s Web site for details: www.fortyfortll.org.

Jenkins Twp. Little League will hold sign-ups Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Municipal Building located in Inkerman. This will include all levels of play for both baseball and girls softball from ages 5 through 14. All new players must present a birth certificate and proof of residence. Questions can be answered by calling Mike at 655-0395 or Jim at 655-1971.

Kingston Recreation Center men’s and women’s racquetball leagues are now accepting registrations. Games will be on Wednesdays. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for non-members. Registrations will be accepted until Feb. 18. Leagues will run for approximately 10 weeks. For more information, call 287-1106 or stop by the center.

Mayflower Little League will hold registration at Stanton Lanes on Wednesday and Feb. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday and Feb. 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children ages 5 to 12 are eligible for the following divisions: Tee-ball, Coach Pitch, Minor League and Little League. The cost is $35 for one child, and $45 for families. A $10 late fee will be charged for those registering after Feb. 7. All new players will need a copy of their birth certificate and proof of residency. There will be a mandatory lottery ticket deposit of $50 due at the time of registration.

Mountain Top Little League Baseball and Softball will hold registration at Crestwood High School on Saturday, Jan. 31, and Saturday Feb. 7 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 21, from 1 to 4 p.m.; and on Thursday. Feb. 5, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The leagues are open to all boys and girls ages 6 thru 18. Participants must turn age 6 prior to May 1, 2009. For additional information and fees, visit our website at www.mountaintoparealittleleague.com or contact Pat Rinehimer at 868-5783. South Wilkes Barre Little League registrations, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Firwood United Methodist Church, Wilkes-Barre. The cost is $40 per player and $55 per family. A deposit is required for the lottery calendar fundraiser. Players ages 5-12 are eligible. For information, call the SWBLL at 825-9377.

Wyoming Valley ASA Softball Umpires will have registrations for old and new members today at 7 p.m. at Konefal’s in Edwardsville. For information, call 228-2728.

Wyoming/ West Wyoming Little League sign-ups on the following dates: Wednesday and Feb. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. All sign-ups will be at the West Wyoming Borough Hall. New registrants must provide a birth certificate. All registrants must provide proof of residence. Boys and girls must be the age of 5 before May 1, 2009. Registration fees are $85 per player or $105 per family for senior/ junior league; $60 per player or $85 per family for players in major/minor/t-ball league. A $20 late fee will be assessed for sign-ups after Feb. 11.


Dallas Youth Basketball has openings remaining in its boys tournament in the fourth, fifth, seventh and eight grades. Call George Gracely at 406-8642 for more information.

Knights of Columbus will hold a free throw championship Friday at the Kingston Rec. Center, 655 Third Avenue in Kingston. Registration and warm-ups will begin at 7 p.m., contest begins at 7:15 p.m. Boys and girls should be between 10 and 14 years old, proof of age required. For more information, contact Richard Frusciante at 466-8810 or 479-0158.

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