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CAMPS/CLINICS

Dankos Core Wrestling Strength Training Camp will run April 9 through 16 at Danko’s All American Fitness in West Pittston. For more information, visit DankosAllAmericanFitness.com or call Larry Danko 825-5989. Electric City Baseball & Softball Academy will host a two-day hitting clinic at Connell Park Little League on April 16-17 from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost is $75. For more information, go to www.electriccitybaseball.com or call 878-8483.

Free Kids 10–and-Under Tennis Clinic, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 9 at the Rock Rec Center. Tim Haus, head tennis pro at Valley Tennis & Swim Club, will be conducting the free Quickstart tennis clinic for children age 10-and-under. Quickstart Tennis is a play format that utilizes a smaller court, lighter, smaller racquets, and softer tennis balls that enables young players to learn to play tennis much faster. For more information, contact The Rock Recreation Center at 696-2769, or emailtherockreccenter@bmha.org Geisinger Sports Performance Enhancement Camps are accepting registrations for athletes to receive disciplined training to help them achieve maximum performance in their sport of choice. Geisinger Sport Enhancement programs are staffed by certified athletic trainers. Programs are designed to teach athletes from seventh grade into adulthood specialized skills and training techniques that will improve their physical and psychological condition as well as minimize the opportunity of sports-related injuries. Camps are held Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 13-July 28 in Bloomsburg and Hazleton. Participants can attend 12, 18 or an unlimited number of sessions. To register, visit www.geisinger.org/pc. Specialized team training is also available. This program is designed to meet the specific needs of sports teams looking to improve overall performance. For more information on customized team camps, call 1-866-414-4988.

Wyoming Valley CYC will be offering weekday afternoon and Saturday morning swim lessons starting Monday. Also starting is the CYC Spring/Summer swim team. For more information, call Jeni at 823-6121, ext 292, or visit www.wyomingvalleycyc.org.

GOLF

A charity golf tournament to benefit Blue Chip Farm no-kill animal refuge will be held 1 p.m. on April 29 at the Blue Ridge Trail Golf Course in Mountain Top. The format will be captain and crew with a shotgun start. The cost is $85 per player and includes 18 holes, cart, beverages and dinner.

King’s College Football coach Jeff Knarr has announced the Monarchs will be hosting the King’s Football Golf Classic June 12 at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountain Top. The event will serve as a fundraising event for the King’s football program and is open to the general public, including alumni, family and friends of the program. Registration is scheduled for noon with a shotgun start slated for 1:30 p.m. Entry includes greens fees, carts, long-drive contest, closest to the pin contests, and an auction to bid on various items that will benefit the football program. Dinner will also be provided. A variety of sponsorship levels are also available. For additional information, go to the football team page at www.kingscollegeathletics.com.

King’s College Men’s Soccer coach Mark Basset announced the Monarchs will be hosting their fifth annual Alumni Game/Golf Outing the weekend of April 16-17. On Saturday, the Alumni Game will take place at 5 p.m. at McCarthy Stadium in the Betzler Athletic Complex. Following the game, the Alumni Social will be held afterward at The Frog Pond. On Sunday, the Alumni Golf Tournament will be held at Sugarloaf Golf Club with dinner to follow.

MEETINGS

Duryea Little League will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Duryea VFW. All managers and coaches are urged to attend. Remember to mark your calendars for Opening Day on April 16 at 1 p.m.

Hanover Area Boys Basketball Booster Club will be accepting nominations for officers at the April 11 meeting at Major League. Anyone interested should attend this meeting.

Hanover Area Cheerleading Booster Club, 7 p.m. Thursday in the high school cafeteria.

Luzerne County Girls Softball,7 p.m. Monday at the Press box at the Ashley field.

Wyoming Valley ASA Chapter of Umpires will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Konefal’s in Edwardsville.

REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTS

Forty Fort Pioneers Soccer, registrations in the Forty Fort Borough Building basement on the following dates and times: Monday, 6-8 p.m.; April 10, 1-4 p.m.; April 17, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, e-mail info@fortyfortpioneers.org or contact Susan 650-3071.

Upper 90 Soccer Training Academy will be holding tryouts for Boys U15 to U17 travel teams on April 11, April 13, and April 18. Anyone interested should contact Rob Havard, Director of Coaching, at 814-3374 orrobhav13@msn.com.

Wilkes-Barre Cosmos Soccer Club will be having registration for the fall season today and April 9, 10, 16 and 17 at Stanton Lanes from 2 to 5 p.m. and May 11-12 at the concession stand at Coal Street Park from 5 to 7 p.m. Players must be 4 years old by Aug. 1,2011. If you have any questions, call Tom at 823-5488 or emailwilkesbarrecosmos@gmail.com.

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