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    Our Nook Basketball Academy is gearing up for an exciting season! The academy, run by our Director Mark Seidenburg, has developed a brand new program offering for the 2016 season! Along with the traditional academy, the basketball department has implemented a new developmental program in hopes of creating a year-round basketball program for youth players. […]

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  • Canada Baseball Team

    Spooky Nook Baseball Director Troy Steffy has been training professional and amateur baseball athletes for over 16 years. For the past two years, Steffy has been training a very special group of athletes from Canada. Fourteen young baseball players travel from Montreal twice a year to visit Spooky Nook Sports and train specifically with Steffy. […]

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    By The Youth Programming Staff With winter (hopefully) drawing to an end, the staff at the Nook have set their eyes ahead to warmer temperatures and spring time sunshine. To aide in our pursuit of busting the winter blues, we have put together a list of spring time events happening in our area for you […]

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  • Jim & Bear New

    This week our PR Manager had a chance to sit down with Bear Woods, linebacker for the Canadian Football League: 1. Where are you from? I’m from Florida, near Jacksonville. Now I live in Alabama with my wife and two children. 2. Do you like Canada? Yes, I am in Quebec. The people and fans […]

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    “Cheerleaders don’t walk the red carpet, they rule the blue mat.” And rule the blue mat is what the Spooky Nook Cheerleading Academy did at their first all-squad Lancaster-based competition on February 6 at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square. Five out of the seven squads that make up the Nook Cheerleading Academy placed very […]

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    Today was the last day of the MLK Kickoff Classic Girls Volleyball Tournament 2016! The MLK Kickoff Classic spans across nine different locations in Lancaster & York, PA. This event uses a total of 73 courts over three days. This year, the Nook welcomed almost 200 teams to our facility and hosted 25 different volleyball […]

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  • USA vs GBB

    Spooky Nook Sports hosted the U-21 U.S. Women’s National Field Hockey Team and the U-21 Great Britain Field Hockey Team in a five game series that started Wednesday, January 6 and ended on Tuesday, January 12. The U.S. U-21 team ended the series with three total wins, one tie, and one loss. Below are the […]

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    Spooky Nook Sports has a lot to be thankful for in 2015! This year we expanded our facility to include the Warehouse Hotel and Forklift & Palate Restaurant. We added Spooky Nook Cheerleading and Spooky Nook Ice Hockey to our repertoire of sports. We added 50,000 square feet to our fitness center, the Nook Performance Training Center. […]

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    Heather Perez, a fitness member of Spooky Nook Sports, knows that with hard work and step-by-step goals, results happen. At 22 years old and 2251bs, Heather found herself in a break up with her high school sweetheart and fiance. With this difficult upheaval in her life, Heather decided it was time for a change and to […]

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  • Toys for Tots 2015

    This is the third year The Nook has participated in the Isaiah Owens Toys for Tots Campaign. Isaiah, a local student, is 14 years old and is very active in community organizations like Toys for Tots and The Ronald McDonald House. Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve […]

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    Medicine Ball Full Body Workouts with Jim Launer Medicine balls were first used in Ancient Greece in 400 B.C. If you have ever accidentally kicked one, you probably found that they are pretty heavy. Balls range in a variety of different sizes and weights. Be sure to find the best weight for you. Here are […]

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    By Abby Dixon, Marketing Assistant Winning feels good. The feeling of conquering and overcoming an obstacle gives people (especially competitive people) a rush of adrenaline. The sensation fuels us to do our best and work hard, and in its best form is a motivator to meet goals. At its worst, winning becomes the only goal. […]

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    Click here to view larger map. Manheim, Pa - Spooky Nook Sports is proud to announce the expansion of our fitness center and fitness membership offerings! We are grateful to the numerous members and staff whose feedback and ideas contributed to the design of this expansion. Since our opening in June 2013, our fitness center memberships have seen […]

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  • Four Diamonds Children and Families_2014_Lydia Hess 16

    This year the Youth Programming Department has the pleasure of hosting the Kid’s Area at The Conquer Run! The Conquer Run benefits Four Diamonds at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, providing direct support for children with cancer and supporting research to ultimately find a cure for cancer. On Saturday, October 3rd runners, families, and friends […]

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    Lancaster, Pa – Spooky Nook Sports is excited to announce the launch of Nook Cheerleading. Nook Cheer offers athletes, ages 6 to 18, beginner & tumbling classes, flier & stretch classes, stunt camps & clinics, recreational & all-star competitions, and a competitive All-Star cheer program, Nook All-Star Cheer Academy. Nook All-Star Cheer Academy will also offer a […]

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    Central PA’s top youth baseball players may be selected for the Baltimore Orioles Fall Scouting Team. Manheim, PA – Fred Ferreira is currently Executive Director of International Recruiting for the Baltimore Orioles. His impressive MLB resume includes Vice President and Director of International Operations with the New York Yankess, Montreal Expos, and Florida Marlins. Ferreira’s […]

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  • Central Penn Panthers hockey practice.  Forward Kyle Bushings.(Wenger)

    Lancaster, PA - Spooky Nook Sports is excited to announce the launch of Nook Ice Hockey, a player-development program for youth hockey players. This program is based on age-appropriate competition and training for both boys and girls. New players begin with “First Steps – Learn to Skate” and progress through the program to 20 years old […]

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    It’s a Tuesday morning and as I open my eyes my mind is already wandering to the wedding favors I still have to make, the table linens I have to buy, the ring I have to get resized, the rehearsal dinner invitations I need to send, and the wedding dress payment I need to make. […]

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    By: Madeline LaCesa LAT, ATC, AASDN Certified Nutrition Specialist Many people struggle when it comes to choosing the right foods to prepare the body for things like sports games, distance races, and even activities of daily living. It is important to fuel your body properly every day, but especially if you’re a “Girl on the […]

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    My high school years are long gone, but I remember the time when I practiced and played a lot of volleyball. Practices kept me in shape and I enjoyed the competition and the effort to constantly improve my game. College came and went as well, and I was too busy to pursue my sport. Now […]

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    Spooky Nook Sports is pleased to announce that Gerald Conrad has been named the new Director of Volleyball. Gerald brings a tremendous amount of success and experience to our volleyball program. His knowledge, network, and leadership will be true assets to prospective volleyball athletes. Conrad will officially begin his duties at Spooky Nook Sports on June […]

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  • South Central Select and Spooky Nook Sports

    Spooky Nook Sports announces an expansion to Basketball programming Manheim, PA - On Friday, February 6, Spooky Nook Sports announced a newly formed relationship with the South Central Select Basketball program and with head coach, Tigh Savercool. South Central Select Basketball program has brought a developmental and exposure-driven boys basketball program to Central  Pennsylvania. Started in 2012 by Tigh Savercool, […]

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  • Fun Futsal Facts

    Futsal Fact #1 – All of the world’s greatest players grew up playing futsal and recognize the game as a major reason for their foot skills and ability to think quickly under pressure. Pele, Maradona, Messi, Kaka, Xavi, Ronaldo, Robinho, Ronaldinho, and Fabregas are just some of the players that grew up playing futsal. Futsal […]

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  • An Interview with an Olympian

    In September, two-time Olympian and current USA Field Hockey player Katelyn “Falgo” Falgowski joined Spook Nook Field Hockey as Technical Director. As the New Year rings in, The Nook and Falgo have new goals to grow the game at the Home of Hockey and to encourage girls to pursue their dreams. In a recent interview […]

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  • USA Softball Visits The Nook

    Ken Eriksen, Head Coach of the USA Softball National Team, visited Spooky Nook Sports for the first time in September. As a coach who has traveled to training centers and fields all over the world, Coach Eriksen knows what it takes to train elite softball players. During his tour of Spooky Nook, Coach Eriksen remarked, […]

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  • USA Field Hockey Scrimmage

    USA Field Hockey Scrimmage  Open to the Public    USA Field Hockey is having an intra-squad scrimmage in the Spooky Nook Dome. Come show your support for USA! Date/Time:   Thursday, December 18 2:00pm Fee:   FREE!

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  • Motivation as the Cold Sets In

    It’s the time of year that is announced by pumpkin flavored coffee and holidays of overeating.   Leaves will start changing colors, the air will become crisp, and layering clothing becomes necessary as temperatures drop. Yes, the cold weather months are nearly upon us.  And although that means hibernation for bears, we must not follow in […]

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  • Labor Day: Monday, September 1 Hours

    Spooky Nook Sports will be open from 5:00am – 2:00pm on Monday, September 1st with a modified group exercise schedule.  The abbreviated hours of operation are in place due to the observation of Labor Day. Modified Group Exercise Schedule: 7:00am – 7:45am: BODYPUMP Express (studio 13) 8:00am – 8:45am: Cyclogy (studio 29) 8:00am – 8:45am: Zumba (studio 13) […]

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  • A Healthy Breakfast Leads to a Healthy Lifestyle

    The dogs are barking, kids are yelling, lunch boxes sit empty awaiting the day’s edibles.  Not only are you trying to ready yourself for the day (after hitting snooze one too many times), but your children are relying on you to make them breakfast. Sugary cereals are truly the last thing they need before they […]

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    There is a common misconception that strength and conditioning is unsafe or dangerous for youth.  I would have to agree with this statement if the training is taking place in an unsafe, unmonitored environment that does not take into consideration the individual, their age, or their maturity.  If a youth athlete is taught the basics, […]

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  • 10U Baseball Team Named in Perfect Game Super Rankings

    10U Black Nook Baseball Team Named #17 in the Perfect Game Super 25 Rankings The PG Super25 Mid-Atlantic Region is striving to bring the region together, creating new matchups and exciting tournaments for all age divisions. After posting the initial 9u rankings, the pre-season content continues with the region’s 10u rankings and outlook: Favorite: Beaver […]

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  • Team USA to Host First Test Series Against Canada

    First International Event at Spooky Nook Sports  Manheim, PA - USA Field Hockey is pleased to confirm that the U.S. Women’s National Squad will be taking on the Canadian Women’s National Team in a capped, four-game series next week at Spooky Nook Sports in Lancaster, PA. The matches will take place on March 10, 11, 13 […]

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