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Co-ed Volleyball Tourney Slated

The YMCA of Bradford County will host a co-ed volleyball tournament on Saturday, March 26, starting at 10 a.m. at the Towanda Elementary School. All games will be six-on-six and all entries are guaranteed three games.

There is an entry fee of $100 per team if registered by March 18 and $125 for later entries. No registrations or payment will be accepted after March 23. The field will have a minimum of four teams and a maximum of 12 teams.

For more information, stop by the YMCA on College Avenue in Towanda or call (570) 268-YMCA (9622).

Wrestling Tournament Scheduled

The Warrior Run Mat Club, based in Turbotville, will hold a round-robin wrestling tournament for junior high and varsity wrestlers, who are .500 and under in matches this season, on Sunday, March 20. Junior varsity matches and forfeits will not be counted. There will also be a girls' only division. Every participant receives a medal and a t-shirt.

For more information and an entry form, visit the website at www.pywrestling.com.

Rome Man Commissioned as WCO

Jason Kelley, Rome, graduated from the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Ross Leffler School of Conservation on March 5. He will join the agency as a Wildlife Conservation Officer, serving in Northumberland County.

Matthew Chipego, Noxen, was also among the 21 graduates. He will serve in Susquehanna County.

North Rome Slates Alumni Games

North Rome Christian School (NRCS) is hosting an alumni basketball event on Saturday, March 12, at the South Apalachin Baptist Church gym in New York, which is the school's home gym.

Starting at 5:30, the girls' varsity team and coaches will play the alumni team. At 7:30 will be the boys' varsity and coaches meet the alumni boys' team.

The school is also including a time to recognize many of the players who made career goals during their years playing for the NRCS team.

This event is open to basketball players, coaches, staff members, cheerleaders and anyone who had a former association with NRCS. This is an opportunity to come out and reconnect with one another. There is a small admission charge and a great concession stand will be available.

Players who would like to participate should call the athletic director, Brandy Jennings, at 570-596-7423, the school at 247-2800 or email at nrcs@epix.net. Everyone is invited to come and share in the fun.

Hunter Safety Course Offered

The Tri County Sports Club in Silvara will host a Hunter Safety Course on April 9-10, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A child must be 11 years old at the time of the class to take the test. All first-time hunters in Pennsylvania must pass a certified Hunter Training Class before they will be licensed.

A light lunch will be served each day.

To register for the class, visit the Pennsylvania Game Commission website at www.pgc.state.pa.us. For more information, call Carl Yurgatis at (570) 869-1706.

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