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GEARS News 10/29/13

Oct 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page, News

BEARS Youth Basketball Sign-up

             GEARS will be accepting registration for girls and boys in grades 1-9 for the BEARS Youth Basketball Program.  Players will participate in practices and games from late-November through mid-February.  Participation levels are grades 1 & 2 (instructional), grades 3 & 4, grades 5 & 6 and grades 7-9.

            Draft day for boys in grades 3-6 is Monday, November 18 from 7-8:15 pm. Draft day for girls in grades 3-6 is Wednesday, November 20 from 7-8:15 pm.  All drafts will be held in the Elizabethtown Area Middle School Gym.

            Boys and girls in grades 1-2 is a Saturday only program at East High Elementary.  Boys and girls in grades 3-4 will play one day per week and Saturdays. Grades 5 & 6 and Grades 7-9 will practice two days per week and play games on Saturdays. 

Registration fee for the 1st & 2nd grade program is $50 Registration fee for 3rd -6th grades is $55. Fee is tba for 7th -9th graders. Registration forms will be distributed to all 1st-9th graders in the Elizabethtown Area Schools. 

            To register or for more information, go online at or call GEARS at 367-0355.

 GEARS is in need of volunteer coaches, referees and supervisors for this program.  Contact our office if you are interested in volunteering or 367-0355.


GEARS Christmas Show

 Enjoy the close-up magic of Randy Snedden who will perform his high-energycomedy/magic show. The best part is that it is FREE! Adult and children of all ages are welcome to attend on Saturday, December 7 at 6 pm in the Elizabethtown Area Middle School Auditorium.  For additional information, go online at or call GEARS at 367-0355.


Splash Bash

             Join GEARS for a “Splash Bash” at the Masonic Village Patton Pool on Friday, November 8 from 7:30-9:30 pm. The Splash Bash is open to all ages for a minimal fee of $4 per person.  Bring your swimsuit and a towel and join in the fun.  Advance registration is not required. You may pay at the door. Call 367-0355 or go online at for more details.


Roller Skating Night

All ages are invited to come out for a fun night of skating/blading on Wednesday, November 13 from 6-8 pm at Doc’s Roller Review  (1733 East Harrisburg Pike, Middletown).  Fee is $5 ($2 additional for skate rental if needed).  Registration is accepted at the door. For more information contact GEARS at 367-0355.


GEARS Church Coed Sixes Volleyball League

 As of Oct. 29, 2013


 Division I                                                   Wins      Losses

Lightning Bolts                                                       21                   3

Bumpers                                                                  20                   4

Thunder                                                                    17                   7

VR6                                                                            11                   13

EGBC                                                                          10                   14

Crossroads BIC                                                       9                      15

Etown BIC                                                                6                      18

Tornados                                                                  2                      22



Division II                                                 Wins         Losses

Conoy                                                                        20                   4

Aardvarks                                                                13                   11

Leaping Lutherans                                               12                   12

Crusaders                                                                10                   14

Cornerstone YC                                                     5                      19



Oct. 28 – results

Thunder over EGBC   25-16, 25-13, 25-16

Lightning Bolts over VR6   24-26, 25-16, 23-20

Crossroads BIC over Tornados   25-17, 25-10, 25-14

Bumpers over Etown BIC   25-16, 25-13, 25-18

Aardvarks over Crusaders   25-19, 25-21, 25-21

Conoy over Aardvarks   25-11, 25-21, 25-20

Cornerstone YC over Leaping Lutherans   18-25, 25-19, 25-23

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