Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of Oct. 19, 2016


Coach Herman Little Basketball Clinics, the first clinic, for boys and girls ages 6 to 9, began Oct. 3 and will be held for six weeks from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Monday afternoons at the Waverly Community House. The second clinic, for boys and girls in grades 4, 5 and 6, began Oct. 6 and will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday evenings for six weeks. Registration: $60 for six weeks or $12 per class. Info: 570-586-8191, extension 2.

Summit Wrestling Club registration, the club, for boys and girls ages 5-12, will hold its first practice Tuesday, Nov. 1 in the Abington Heights High School auxiliary gym. Info: summitwrestlingyouthclub@gmail.com or summitwrestling.com.

Newton Recreation Center fall and winter hours, 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. through May 2017. The center is located at 1814 Newton Ransom Blvd., Clarks Summit. Info: Carol at 570-586-7808.

Lakeland Student Council 5K of Fear, 10 a.m. Oct. 23 at Lakeland High School. Runners are encouraged to dress in a costume. Proceeds will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the student council. Cost: $20 (if registered by Oct. 22), $25 on race day. Info/register: http://bit.ly/2e4EKVj.

5Kate: The Mental Illness Awareness Run/Walk and Kids Run, noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 30 at Valor Field at Scranton Memorial Stadium and the Lackawanna Heritage Trail. Registration will be held prior to and on the day of the race. Cost: Teen and adult runners and walkers, $25; Children, $5. Kids will receive candy bags in conjunction with Halloween. The event, in memory of Katie Shoener, will feature live entertainment from the Gerard Mayer Band, tents, local organizations, kid’s games and “trick or treating,” counsellors and a local speaker. Costumes are not required, but encouraged.

Factoryville Sportsmen’s Club “Turkey Shoot,” 9 a.m. Nov. 6 on club grounds, Lake Winola Road. Breakfast and lunch will be available in the kitchen. Prizes will include a frozen turkey or gift card. Rifle, handgun and shotgun competitions will be held.

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