Abington-area sports calendar for the week of Oct. 14


Drive In tailgate, Oct. 17 at the Circle Drive In Theater, 1911 Scranton Carbondale Highway, Scranton. Gates open 6 p.m. for tailgating. The Penn State at Ohio State Big 10 football game starts at 8 p.m. Cost: $10 per car, $20 per RV. Food and beverages are allowed (no alcohol is allowed for those under 21). 400 spots available. Proceeds will benefit the Penn State Worthington Scranton Student Hardship Fund. The event is being co-sponsored by The Penn State Worthington Scranton Alumni Society, the Greater Binghamton Penn State Chapter, The Greater Scranton Penn State Chapter and the Wayne-Pike Penn State Chapter. The Nittany Lion and Penn State Worthington Scranton varsity cheerleaders will entertain the crowd. Info/tickets: 570-963-2537.

Keystone College Baseball Third Annual ‘Ball Fore’ Golf Outing, Oct. 18 at Stonehedge Country Club, 287 German Hill Road, Factoryville. The four-person scramble format will include golf, food at the turn, prizes and a steak dinner. Cost: $400 per team with funds benefiting the Keystone College baseball team. Registration: 9 a.m., 10 a.m. shotgun start. Registration/info: 570-945-8234.

Inaugural Pitching with the Pros Camp, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, Oct. 26 and Nov. 2 at the Sandlot Baseball Academy, 700 N. South Road, Scranton. Kyle McMyne of the Cincinnati Reds and Rich Condeelis of the Minnesota Twins will provide instruction. For ages 7-13. Cost: $100. Info/register: CDD027@aol.com or 570-445-1155.

Fielding and Agility Camp, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 at the Sandlot Baseball Academy, 700 N. South Road, Scranton. The camp, for children ages 7-13, will focus on fielding techniques for infielders and outfielders. It will also focus on agility and sliding. Cost: $75. Info/register: CDD027@aol.com or 570-445-1155.

Jack-O-Lantern 5K Walk/Run, Registration 8:45 a.m., race 9:30 a.m., Oct. 31 at Marywood University. Registration will take place in the Center for Athletics and Wellness. The college’s women’s lacrosse team is sponsoring the race. Cost: $15 includes a T-shirt. Pre-registration begins Oct. 17. Participants should dress in Halloween costumes; gift baskets will be given to the two best. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the St. Francis of Assisi Soup Kitchen in Scranton. Info/registration: algeo@marywood.edu.

5th Annual Winter Hitting League, Nov. 30 to Jan. 2 at the Sandlot Baseball Academy, 700 N. South Road, Scranton. Sessions will be Mondays and Thursdays at 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. and noon. Teams and individual players may sign up. The league is for boys and girls ages 6 to 18. Players will be placed in an age appropriate hitting group and follow a schedule. You can request to be in a group with a friend or friends. Baseball and softball will be separate. Cost: $100 per player. Info/register: CDD027@aol.com or 570-445-1155.

Reach the Abington Journal newsroom at 570-587-1148 or news@theabingtonjournal.com.

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