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MAY 1, 2007


WILKES-BARRE  --  As the King's College baseball team prepares this week to defend its Freedom Conference championship, the team will take a break from workouts on Wednesday, May 2 for a more important endeavor.

The Monarchs will host the Wyoming Valley Challenger Division Baseball League for an evening of fun, food and games at Betzler Fields at 6:00 p.m.

This is an event that the King's baseball team has participated in over the past five years to assist the local league. This event has become an evening that is not only enjoyed by the Challenger players, but is also cherished by the King's players as one of their most rewarding experiences as college students.

Challenger division baseball is a league that is designed for children that experience physical and/or mental challenges and want to enjoy the game of baseball. Former King's assistant coach Rob Cardoni, who passed away in December of 2005 was an avid supporter of this event. Family, friends and former players of Coach Cardoni donated over $1,700.00 over the past two years in his memory to help support the local league.

For a fun and rewarding experience please come out and help cheer on these super athletes in what King's coach Jerry Greeley terms as "the most important event that is played in the Wyoming Valley all year."

Members of the King's community, and residents of the Wyoming Valley, are invited to attend . It will be a time to be remembered.



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