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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Berwick Boys Basketball Program is sponsoring a sixth grade boys tournament on March 18 through March 20 at the Berwick Middle School varsity gym. For more information or to enter a team contact Larry Clausen at 570-336-7737 or lclausen@verizon.net for more information. Deadline to enter is March 15.

Dankos’ Fitness Center in Plains is sponsoring a spring men’s 35-and-over basketball league on Sundays, starting on March 20 and running through Parul 24. The cost is $65 per person and includes a t-shirt. Individual and team sign-ups are welcome. Stop in the center or call 825-5989 to register.

Duryea Little League will hold its monthly meetingat 7 p.m. on March 13 at the Duryea VFW. All managers and coaches are urged to attend. Opening Day will be April 16 at 1 p.m. Parade, refreshments and photos will be part of the event.

Leighton Men’s Sunday Softball League, applications are available for the league, which is scheduled to start April 17. Any team interested in joining the league can contact John Leighton at 825-7495. The deadline to enter is April 3.

Wyoming Area Diamond Club will meet at 7 p.m. on March 9 in the Secondary Center Auditorium. Final plans for the coin drop, Martinsburg Trip and meet the Warriors will be discussed. All parents of seventh through 12th grade players are asked to attend. Kill sunday

MEETINGS

Back Mountain Baseball and Softball will meet on Monday at the Dallas American Legion on Route 415. The board will meet at 7 p.m. with general meeting at 8 p.m.

Checkerboard Inn Golf League will hold its final meeting prior to the start of the season at 7 p.m. March 21 at the Checkerboard Inn in Trucksville. All returning members must attend the meeting or call Frank in order to secure their place in the league. Dues must be paid in full. League play begins April 12 at Wilkes-Barre Municipal Golf Course. Anyone who cannot attend call Frank at 675-7532.

Hanover Wrestling Booster Club will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the high school. Final election of officers will take place.

REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTS

Wyoming Valley Babe Ruth League will hold signups for their second season from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Doughnut Hole on Sans Souci Highway, Hanover Township. Players and teams ages 13 through 15 and 16 through 18 from throughout Wyoming Valley are welcome. Registrations will be accepted until the end of March. The season runs from late May to October. Cost is $85 per player and $150 per family. Individual teams will pay only registration and insurance fees under the Babe Ruth Charter and provide for their own expenses. For further information, contact the SWB Teener League at 855-078 or 793-6430.

Dupont Softball/tee ball will hold signups from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the fieldhouse on Elm St in Dupont. All are welcome, the leagues have no boundary restrictions. Tee ball is for boys and girls ages 4 to 7. Softball is for girls ages 7 to 17. Call Bob at 881-8744 or visit http://dupontsoftball.clubspaces.com for more information. Hanover Area Little League will hold a final make-up registration for the 2011 season from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday in the cafeteria at the Hanover Area High School. All children residing in Warrior Run, Sugar Notch and Hanover Township, excluding Preston and Newtown, ages 4 through 16 as of April 30, 2011, are eligible to play. Registration costs are $45 per player (ages 4 through 12) or $75 per family of two or more and $65 per player (ages 13 through 16). All new players are required to bring a copy of their birth certificate for age verification purposes.

Heights Baseball will hold Registrations from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at Stanton Lanes. All children ages 4 through 12 and living in Wilkes-Barre and surrounding areas are eligible. Cost is $25 per child. Please bring a copy of birth certificate. For more information, call Gerri at 970-7756 or Tina at 328-1643.

Jenkins Township Little League will hold one additional registraton from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday from at the Jenkins Township Municipal Building. This will be the last chance to sign up for Little League. There are still some openings left on all teams. Fees due at sign up are $65 for Major/Minor Baseball/Softball, $55 for Coach Pitch, $50 for T-Ball and $75 for Teeners. Additional child cost is $30 with no rebate for Teeners. Please bring a copy of child’s birth certificate, and three proofs of residency. Information and forms can be found at www.jenkinstwplittleleague.com.

Mayflower Baseball will hold registration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Stanton Lanes in Wilkes-Barre. All children between the ages of 4 and 12 from the Mayflower, Heights, Wilkes-Barre Township, Iron Triangle and Rolling Mill Hill areas are eligible. Cost is $40 per child, $50 per family. A $40 ticket deposit is due at time of signup. All new players must providea birth certificate and proof of residence. For more information, call 954-5829.

Nanticoke Little League will hold sign ups from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday at the Nanticoke Little League Field. First-time players must bring birth certificate and proof of residency. For more information, contact Steve Duda at 262-2434 or Wade Rowles at 406-3162.

Plymouth Shawnee Indians Football and Cheerleading Organization will hold registrations from noon to 2 p.m. on March 19 at the Plymouth Borough Building. Children must be at least 5 years old, and no older than 14 years old as of Aug. 1, 2011. Registration fees are $20 for the first child, $15 for the second child and $10 for each additional child. This is a reduced fee and will go up after this registration. Bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate, two forms of proof of residency (i.e., driver’s license and utility bill) and a recent picture.

Plymouth Little League will hold registrations from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at Sports-Jes in Plymouth. Any player registered after Saturday will be charged a $5.00 late fee and may not be able to be put on a team. Player should be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Three forms of identification required, such as birth certificate, proof of residency, driver’s license, utility, bill. Coaches/volunteers are needed and welcomed. For more information, call Mark at 779-5930 or Dominic at 779-1543.

Plymouth/West Side girls fastpitch softball and tee ball for ages 4 through 16 will hold registration from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Plymouth Borough Building. The league is open to any girl who resides on the West Side. Cost is $35 for the first child and $50 for a family. Please bring a copy of birth certificate. For more information, call Shawn at 406-2385, Chris at 406-3181 or Mark at 301-9744.

South Wilkes-Barre Little League will be holding registration for players 4 through 12 years of age for t-ball through Little League and for players 13 through 14 years of age for junior league from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Firwood Church on Old River Road. The cost is $45 per player for t-ball through Little League and $70 per player for junior league or $60 per family. There will also be a $40 lottery fundraiser deposit due at registration. New players need to have three proofs of residency. Registration forms and more information are available at www.swblittleleague.com.

Swoyersville American Legion baseball will hold registration from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Swoyersville Legion for development players ( ages 12 and 13) and junior palyers (ages 14 and 15). Players living in the Wyoming Valley West school district, excluding Courtdale, who have not reached the age of 16 by May 1, 2011, are eligible. A copy of birth certificate is required.

Swoyersville girls slowpitch softball will hold final signups for girls ages 7 through 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday and from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the borough building. No residency is required. All towns are welcome. For more information, call 287-8074.

Wilkes-Barre Girls Softball League will hold registration from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Rodano’s on Public Square. Girls born between Jan. 1, 1994 and June 30, 2006 are eligible for the four divisions of play. For more information, call Gary at 822-3991 or log onto www.wbgsl.com.

Wyoming/West Wyoming Little League will hold registration from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Stites Street Fire Hall. Registration is $70 per player for t-ball through majors, $95 per family for t-ball through majors and $95 per player for junior/senior division.

Wyoming Valley NEPA Warriors AAU Boys’ Basketball Club will have tryouts on March 12 and March 13 at the Good Shepard Academy gym, 316 N. Maple Avenue, Kingston, for boys in currently in grades sixth through 11. Tryouts for sixth through eighth graders will be from noon to 2 p.m. each day, while tryouts for ninth through 11th graders will be from 3 to 5 p.m. each day. Cost for the two-day workout is $10. Visit NEPAWarriors.com for more information.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Misericordia University athletic department will host its annual Student-Athlete Open House March 13 in the Anderson Sports-Health Center. Student-athletes will have an opportunity to meet with coaches and current MU players as well as members of the Misericordia University admissions and financial aid offices and tour the campus. Registration begins at 1:30 with the program set for 2:00. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Trevor Woodruff, men’s basketball coach and recruiting coordinator, at 674-6317 or twoodruf@misericordia.edu.

Wyoming Area Catholic School in Exeter is holding its annual “March Madness” basketball tournament from March 12 through March 26 for boys and girls. Brackets are Varsity, JV, 6th grade, 5th grade and 4th grade. To register for the tournament call WAC at 654-7982 or email Athletic Director at mprociak@prorehab.org Registration deadline is March 6.

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