First Posted: 1/13/2013
The Avoca/Dupont Little League will meet today, Sunday, January 13 at 6 p.m.at the Avoca Boro Building on Main Street
The Hughestown Sports Club will meet at 2:30 p.m. today, Sunday, Jan 13 at Granteed’s, Parsonage Street, Pittston. Reservations for next year’s season tickets will be taken. Anyone interested in season tickets can attend the meeting or contact any club member.
The Wyoming Area Swim Parents Association will meet on Monday evening, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. at the WA Secondary Center in Room 164. All parents of WA swimmers and divers are encouraged to attend.
Registrations are being accepted for the 2013 Avoca Basketball League in the Avoca Community Center located on Main Street for boys and girls in grades K through 6 today Sunday, Jan. 13 and next Sunday, Jan. 20 from 7 p.m. to 8:00. The ABL is sponsored by the Borough of Avoca and the Avoca Jolly Boys and is played in honor of Michael Joyce. For ABL information call Stan Waleski at 457 – 1206 or e mail email@example.com.
Registration for the Wyoming Area girls basketball elementary program for 3rd to 6th grades are at the high school gym lobby on January 15 and 16 from 5:15 to 6 p.m. The cost is $20 per student with a family discount of $35 for two students.The program will run January 26; February 2, 9, 16, 23 and March 2 and 9 the high school gym from 10 to 11:30 a.m. for 3rd and 4th grades and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m for 5th and 6th grades.
The Duryea WildCats organizational meeting is January 16 at the Dupont Polish Club at 7 p.m.
The Wyoming Area Diamond Club will meet on Wednesday, January 16 in room 129 at 7 p.m. at the Secondary Center. Parents of players from 7th through 12th grades are encouraged to attend.
TheGreater Pittston American Legion Programwill meet on Thursday onJanuary 17 at 7:00 p.m. in Room 164 at Wyoming Area High School. The discussion will be focused on the upcoming seasons for the Developmental, Junior and Senior Programs.
Parent with a children from the ages of 13 – 18 who are playing or want to play Legion baseball are encouraged to attend this very important meeting.
WA Field Hockey Parent’s Association will meet Wednesday, January 23 at 7 p.m. at the Secondary Center. Please make every effort to attend as the election of the officers will be conducted, along with a few other agenda items.
The Duryea Little League sign-ups for all boys and girls divisions are January 21, 22, 23, 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.
The Dupont Softball/Teeball league is open to children of the Greater Pittston Area and surrounding communities. The teeball program is for boys and girls ages 4 to 7. Registration is $25
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 the these dates: Thursday, Jan. 17 from 7:15 p.m to. 8:30; Thurs Jan. 24 and Thursday Jan. 31from 5:30 p.m. to 8; Saturday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m
The final sign up date is Sunday, Feb. 10 from noon to 4 p.m.
For more info call Bob AT 881-8744.
The County Line Girls Softball League will have its kickoff meeting on Thursday, January 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Dupont Borough Bldg.
All town/team reps are asked to attend. Any town/team/organization that wants to join the league for this season, after a very successful inaugural season, is welcome to attend. For more info call Bob Cappelloni at 881-8744.
The Pittston Patriot Cheerleader Booster Club will hold a Night at the Races on Jan 19 at Mt. Carmel Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. The cost of a horse is $10 and can be purchased at the door. $5 entry fee at the door. Food and desserts and complimentary beverages will be available. Age requirement must be 21.
The Pittston Area Cheer Booster Club will sponsor a Night Out on Jan. 25 at the Red Mill from 9 to 11 p.m. There will be celebrity bartenders, raffles.
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.
Tryout for the 2013 AAU Girls season at Rock Solid Basketball at the Rock Rec Sports Complex, 340 Carverton Road, are Sunday, January 6 and 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 13 and 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.