sports briefs Jan. 1

Published Dec 26, 2013 at 11:21 am (Updated Dec 26, 2013 at 11:21 am)

Marine match

The Match For A Marine will be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 8 at Peters Township High School gym. The Indians will wrestle Bethel Park.

All proceeds from the event will benefit Sgt. Doug Vitale, who was seriously injured while serving in Afghanistan. Vitale wrestled at Kiski Area before joining the Marine Corp. His wife, Alexis, is a PT graduate.

Donations can be made to: VFW Post 764 Relief Fund, 460 Valley Brook Road, McMurray, 15317.

Email: mbuckiso@gmail.com for more details.

Baseball camp

The University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg will host a six-week baseball camp beginning Jan. 12. Another camp will be offered starting Jan. 26 at Charleroi High School. Classes are available for players in grades 1-12 and are limited to six players per coach. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting, pitching, catching, fielding and base running. Visit www.USBaseballAcademy.com, or call toll-free 866-622-4487.

Swim lessons

The Upper St. Clair Swim Club’s Learn-to-swim group lessons will be offered Saturdays beginning Jan. 11 at the high school pool. Classes are offered at 1:15 or 1:50 p.m. Fee is $88 for five sessions. Visit www.uscswimclub.org to register or for more details.

Lebo skating

Registration for Mt. Lebanon’s learn-to-skate group lessons is being accepted online at www.mtlebanon.org or by phone at 412-561-4363.

On-going general public registration begins Jan. 11 at the ice rink.

Classes meet once a week and are taught by a PSA professional.

Fees are $132 for 40-minute classes or $122 for 30-minute sesssions. Fees include USFS membership.

Kicking camp

Tom Alper’s elite camp for kickers, punters and long-snappers will be held 6:45-9:45 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Robert Morris University Sports Bubble, located on Neville Island. Grades 6-12 are eligible.

Visit www.tomalperselitefootballcamp.com or call 412-901-8096 for details.

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