Mandatory Wyoming Area baseball meeting today


First Posted: 1/27/2013

A mandatory registration for Wyoming Area baseball players is today Sunday, January 27 in the cafeteria of the Secondary Center from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. This will be the only day to register so all players from grades 7th through 12th must register on this day.

A representative from Battaglia’s Sporting Goods will be present in which spikes and various baseball gear and clothing can be purchased.

Legion players called

Baseballs player between the ages of 14 – 19 interested in playing junior or senior American Legion baseball this summer must text Coach Musto at 570-814-9106 ASAP to determine how many teams the Greater Pittston franchise will field.

Jenkins Twp Little League

Jenkins Twp Little League registrations is today Sunday, January 27 from 2:00 – 4 p.m. at the Jenkins Twp Municipal Building

League Sign Up Fees are: $75 for Majors/Minors Baseball/Softball, $65 for Coach Pitch, and $50 for T-Ball, $85 for Teeners.

Additional child is $30 for Majors, Minors, Coach Pitch and T-Ball. There is no rebate for Teeners.

Please bring copy of child’s Birth Certificate which can be kept on file, three proofs of Residency, registration form, medical release form, and volunteer application form along with your payment.

Go to www.jenkinstwplittleleague.com for forms and more information.

Wyoming Area Swim Parents

The Wyoming Area Swim Parents Association will meet on Monday evening, Jan. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the WA Secondary Center in Room 164. All parents of WA swimmers and divers are encouraged to attend.

Pittston Twp. Online registration

The Pittston Twp. Little League is using an online registration process for 2013. Visit the website at www.ptll.us and click on the registration button. Cost is $55 per child and $75 per family, family discount will be applied upon check out. You can pay with credit card or electronic check. We are accepting registration for T-ball, Coach Pitch, Minors and Majors boys and Minors and Majors girls as well as junior and senior league baseball and softball. Please note that you will still need to drop off the following forms after you register:

Copy of your child’s birth certificate

Proof of residency

Medical release form

Volunteer application if you are volunteering

All forms can be dropped off at the Pittston Twp. Municipal building on the evenings of February 19, 20, 21 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. If you do not have internet access at home you can register online at the Municipal building on these nights.

Tryouts will be held on Saturday March 9. Boy tryouts will be from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. and the girl tryouts will be held from 11 a.m. until 1p.m. Please note that all children that did not play in the Major division for baseball or softball will be required to attend tryouts.

Pittston Township Little League will also be hosting an inaugural 5k Road Race on Opening Day, Saturday, April 13. The race will start at 10:30 a.m with the finish line at our main field. The Opening Day ceremony will begin at noon on Saturday, April 13.

If you have any questions you can call Nick Cardinale at 570-690-2748 or Carmen Sciandra at 570-760-7850.

Duryea Little League

The Duryea Little League sign-ups for all boys and girls divisions are January 28, 29 and 30 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Duryea Borough Building. The cost is $55 per player and $75 per family, except for Junior and Senior League which is $75 per player.

Pittston City Little League

Registrations for the Pittston City Little League are Wednesday, Jan. 30 and Saturday, Feb. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the fieldhouse.

The cost is $75 for the first child and $50 for each additional in the same family. This includes the fund raiser fee.

Junior/Senior League cost is $110 and includes fund raiser fee.

Please bring a copy of ID and two proofs of residency.

Duryea Wildcats

The next Wildcat organization meeting is Wed., Feb 13 at the Polish Club (lower level) in Dupont at 6 p.m. Anyone interested in coaching is welcome to inquire at this meeting.

Duryea Wildcat signups will be held at the field 5:30-7:00 p.m. on April 10, April 24, May 8 and May 22.

An early registration discount of $10 off the registration fee will be applied for sign-ups on or before May 22.

Dupont Softball/Teeball

The Dupont Softball/Teeball league is open to children of the Greater Pittston Area and surrounding communities. There are no boundary restrictions or mandatory fund raiser. The teeball program is for boys and girls ages 4 to 7. Registration is $25 per player.

Softball is for girls ages 7-17. Registration is $50 per player with a family discount for softball only.

Signups are at the Dupont borough building on Thursday Jan. 31from 5:30 p.m. to 8 and Saturday, Feb. 2.

For more info call Bob at 881-8744.

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K of C free throw contest

Boys and girls ages 10 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level 2013 Knights of Columbus Basketball Free Throw Championship. Entry is free.

Winners progress through local, district and state competitions.

Participants will compete in their respective age groups. Last year more than 120,000 sharpshooters participated in over 3,600 local competitions.

This year’s local event will be held on Feb. 9 in the gymnasium of the former Seton Catholic high school on William Street in Pittston.

Start time will be 9 a.m. Every contestant will be recognized for their participation.

Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent to compete.

For entry forms or additional information contact either Don Mac Rae at (570) 815-4454 or Mitch Megliola at (570) 335-3002.

Rock Solid Basketball tryout

Tryout for the 2013 AAU Girls season at Rock Solid Basketball at the Rock Rec Sports Complex, 340 Carverton Road, today, Sunday, January 20 from 1-2:30 p.m. for girls in grades 9 and 10; 2:30 – 4 p.m. for girls in 7th and 8th grades and 4 – 5:30 p.m. for girls in 5thand 6th grades.

Try outs for the boys are Sunday, January 27. Boys in grades 9 and 10 will try out from 1-2:30 p.m.; boys in 7th and 8th grades will try out from 2:30-4 p.m.; and boys in 5th and 6th grade will try out from 4-5:30 p.m.

The tryout fee is $10 per player. A player may attend both tryouts at no additional cost.

Adult women’s league at GP YMCA

The Pace Setter Athletic Club of Northeastern Pa. is currently organizing an Adult Open Women’s Basketball League at the Greater Pittston YMCA.

Interested women players and teams from the Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Pittston, and Hazleton are welcome.

For further information contact Pace Setter A.C. at P.O. Box 189, West Scranton Pa. 18504 or phone 575-0941 or 347-7018. You may also e-mail to pacesetterbasketball@verizon.net

The Pace Setter Club will also run a 3 Ball Basketball Clinic at the GP Y on consecutive Saturdays from Jan. 26 through to March 2.

The program will feature a variety of instruction in basketball skills.

Players (both girls and boys) from the grades of 5, 6, 7 and 8 are welcome.

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