First Posted: 1/9/2014


A new Impact Panther Team is forming. Open tryouts will be held for girls ages 14-17 on Sunday, Jan. 26.

For more information, call Bruce at 570-852-3967.


Young baseball fans can get a jump on the sport’s season by attending the Fifth Annual Free Baseball Clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Graham Academy in Luzerne.

This event is tailored to the autistic and special needs communities, for children between the ages of 5 and 17 to spend an afternoon learning a few baseball tips from players from the Lackawanna College Falcons men’s baseball team. Falcons players will coach children on pitching, catching, batting, base running and competing in a Homerun Derby.

Graham Academy’s Baseball Clinic is open to the public and admission is free. Lunch will be provided.

For more information, call Nick Ouellette, Chief Operating Officer, at 570-283-0641.



The Red Rock Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its annual Hunting Heritage Banquet/Auction on Saturday, March1 at The Appletree Terrace at Newberry Estates in Dallas. Doors open at 5 p.m. with appetizers and open bar (mixed drinks and wine are cash bar).

Cost is $60 for a single ticket and $85 for a couple. This price includes dinner (two for a couple) and one membership.

2014 marks our 20th year as an active chapter and being highly active in our community. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the organization, one attendee will win a one-of-a-kind engraved 20th anniversary shotgun donated by the Gun Hippo in Kingston.

For more information contact Christine Lamoreaux at 570-696-2406 or 570-704-9930.


A winter baseball clinic will be held outdoors on artificial turf Sundays through March 30 at the Rock Rec. Center’s Tennis & Swim Club (formerly Valley Tennis & Swim).

Ages 12 and under will participate from 1 to 2 p.m. and ages 13 and up will participate from 2 to 3 p.m. Each session is limited to 10 players.

Cost is $100 for all 13 (weather depending) sessions or $15 per individual session.

There are 70 foot batting cage, 100 swing per person, fundamentals (minimum 50 reps) and a strong focus on form and repetition.

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