Slovak wins title
Zack Blackstone, Timmy Fung and Jeremy Burncheck each homered as Slovak Club beat Liston's Chiropractic 10-0 in Teener League actiion. With the victory, Slovak Club won the Connellsville Teener League Championship with an 18-4 record. It was the second time in three years that Slovak Club won the title. Andy Schleihauf, Blackstone and Jeremy Burncheck each added a double. Jacob Burncheck added a pair of hits. Jeremy Burncheck struck out three and was the winning pitcher.
Justin Davanzo struck out one and took the loss. Shane Gannon had Liston's only hit.
The Connellsville Little League will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 9 at the major field.
= Any player from the area interested in playing fall baseball should attend a sign-up today or Aug. 7 from 10 a.m. to noon at the major field. The cost is $25 per person. First-year players must bring a birth certificate.
Previously ordered tickets for the Pirates game on Aug. 14 are now available for pick up at Bruner Insurance Agency Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Aug. 13.
The Connellsville Youth Soccer Club will hold skill sessions for all registered soccer players on Aug. 3, 10 and 17 at the Dunbar Township Elementary School fields from 6 to 8:15 p.m. The sessions are free. To register, call Mary Ann Bauer at 724-628-9373.
The parents of all Southmoreland football players in grades 9-12 will be meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the junior high cafeteria. The mandatory football camp will be outlined and the upcoming football season will be the topic. All players should have a parent or guardian present.
Any Geibel student interested in playing golf this fall should attend a meeting on Aug. 16 at 3 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Country Club.
Geibel High School will conduct a basketball camp from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 14 and 1-5 p.m. on Aug. 15 for girls entering grades 5-8. Cost is $20, and the registration deadline is July 30. Camp brochures are available at the high school or by calling 724-547-3428.
Geibel High School will hold a summer volleyball camp on Aug. 9-13 at the Geibel gym. The camp will run each day from 5 to 8 p.m. and is open to students in grades 5-9. Basic volleyball skills will be emphasized. The cost is $50 for the first child and $40 for a second child in the same family. The deadline to register is today. A waiver form must be signed. For more information, call 724-628-3061 or 724-887-3308.
Reserved season tickets for the 2004 Southmoreland football season will be sold from 6 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 20 at the stadium concession stand. The cost is $15 for a five-game package. Reserve ticket prices purchased at the gate on game nights is $4.
Connellsville Booster Football League sign-ups will be held today at the following times and locations: Tri-Town, noon to 1 p.m. at the Vanderbilt playground; East End, 10 a.m. to noon at Zach Connell Elementary; Bullskin, 10 a.m. to noon at the supervisor's building; ICV, 10 a.m. to noon at the Springfield Township fire hall; Dunbar, 10 a.m. to noon at Dunbar Township stadium; and South Connellsville, 11 a.m. to noon at the playground pavilion. Entry fee is $25 for the first child and $10 for each additional child. A birth certificate is required for first-year players.
East Huntingdon Sportsmen's Association will hold a Texas Hold-Em Poker Tournament on Friday, Aug. 27. Check-in is at 5 p.m., and the tournament begins at 7 p.m. Players may register online at www.pghpoker.com., or for more information, call Joe Davis at 724-887-6302.
= The club will also hold a guns and cash bash from noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21. For more information, call 724-887-5404.
= The club will hold a 3D shoot on Sunday. Registration will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 12-16. Children 11 years of age and younger are free. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call 724-887-5404.
SC Rod and Gun
The South Connellsville Rod and Gun Club will hold its annual club picnic at noon on Aug. 8 at the club beginning at 1 p.m. The club will provide hot dogs, burgers, chicken, hot sausage, baked beans, corn, salad and beverages. All are asked to bring a covered dish of picnic food or desert.
= The regular monthly meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 12 at the club. Food will be served after the meeting all are urged to attend.
The Regional Family YMCA of Laurel Highlands in Mount Pleasant is currently in the process of organizing its fall adult volleyball leagues. Registration is now being held at the YMCA for both last season's teams and new teams. There are two women's volleyball leagues again this year. One on Monday nights at the Connellsville Community Center and the other on Thursday night at the Regional Family YMCA in East Huntingdon Township. A co-ed league will be held on Sunday evenings at the Regional Family YMCA as well.
The YMCA is also seeking licensed PIAA volleyball officials for the Sunday and Thursday leagues. A mandatory organizational meeting for all team captains or team representatives will be held on Aug. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Regional Family YMCA.
Team practices for Sunday and Thursday leagues will be the week of Sept. 12. The Monday league will practice on Sept. 20. Competition for these leagues will begin one week following their first week of practice during the weeks of Sept. 19 and 27 respectively.
All teams must register by Sept. 5. Cost is $400 per team for those in the Sunday and Thursday leagues and $100 per team and $25 per person to participate in the Monday night league. Entry fees must be paid in full prior to the first scheduled match. For more information or to register for the fall volleyball leagues, contact Bea Jarbeck, director of fitness at the Regional Family YMCA, at 724-542-YMCA (724-542-9622).
Physical dates for Connellsville fall sports will be held on Aug. 4-5 at the senior high school nurse's office.
Boys physicals will be given on Aug. 4. Times are: Junior high and high school cross country (8:30 a.m.), golf (8:45 a.m.), high school soccer (9 a.m.), seventh and eighth grade soccer (9:20 a.m.), Junior High East football (9:40 a.m.), Junior High West football (10 a.m.) and high school football (10:30 a.m.).
Girls physicals will be given on Aug. 5. Times are: Junior high and high school cross country (8:30 a.m.), tennis (8:40 a.m.), volleyball (8:50 a.m.), high school soccer (9 a.m.), seventh and eighth grade basketball and seventh and eighth grade soccer (9:20 a.m.). Football make-ups will be held at 9:45 a.m.
If these physical dates are misses, athletes will have to go to their own doctor. Forms can be picked up at the junior high school offices and the high school athletic office.
The District 12 Business and Professional Women's Club is sponsoring its sixth annual golf scramble on Aug. 20 at the Cedarbrook Golf Club in Belle Vernon. The cost to register is $100. The cost includes golf, basket of balls, skill prizes, door prizes lunch and dinner. Proceeds benefit the District 12 Tribute to Women Scholarship Fund. For more information, call Patricia Carter at 724-437-7439.
= Highlands Hospital will host its 15th annual golf outing on Aug. 23 at Pleasant Valley Country Club. A rain date is set for Aug. 30. Registration and breakfast will begin at 9 a.m. and golf will start at 11 a.m. Sponsorships are available. For more information, call 724-626-2353.
= The fifth annual Mountain Laurel Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing will be held on Aug. 9 at Hidden Valley. The cost per foursome is $300. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Cost includes lunch, dinner and prizes. For more information, call 724-593-8900.