Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: Final day for Pittston City Little League signups is Sunday, Feb. 28

Pittston City LL sign ups

PITTSTON — Pittston City Little League sign ups for participants ages 4 to 13 will be held at the field house at Sullivan Park on Hillpark Avenue on the following dates and times:

Sunday, Feb. 28 — 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Cost for sign ups will be as follows: T-ball, $30; Coach Pitch, $60; Minors, $60; Majors, $60; Juniors, $95.

Open lacrosse clinics in February

WEST PITTSTON — The Valley Laxerz is holding free lacrosse clinics in February for any boy or girl that is interested in playing this year at the West Pittston Little League building, located behind the Little League fields in West Pittston.

Current or former Valley Laxerz boys are asked to bring helmets and gloves and girls are asked to bring goggles.

Extra sticks will be available on a first come-first serve basis are limited in quantity.

Any boy ages 8 to 14 can attend the sessions on Monday nights from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. and girls grades 2 through 8 can attend the Monday sessions as well as Friday nights from 5 to 6 p.m.

Parents will need to sign a waiver prior to participating.

Valley Laxerz seeking players

WEST PITTSTON — The Valley Laxerz lacrosse organization is looking for additional girls to fill out their fourth, fifth, sixth grade and junior high girls lacrosse teams. Teams will play approximately 10 games and one local tournament during the season against teams from the Back Mountain, Scranton, Mountain Top and Kingston areas. Any girl who presently resides in the Wyoming Valley is eligible to play.

The season runs from March through May. Any questions, send an email, Robbie Switzer at or Carl Deluca at

PA football boosters meet March 1

YATESVILLE — The Pittston Area Football Booster Club will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1 in the high school cafeteria, 5 Stout St.

Night at the Races will be held Saturday, March 12 at Mt. Carmel Church Hall, William Street, Pittston. Doors open at 5 p.m. and races start at 6 p.m. Horse tickets will be available at the door for $10. Admission is $5, which includes refreshments, food, basket raffles and a 50-50. The event is BYOB.

Lady Patriots boosters meet March 3

YATESVILLE — The Lady Patriots Basketball Booster Club will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 3 in the Pittston Area High School cafeteria, 5 Stout St. All parents of players from grades 7-12 are invited to attend.

West Side Golf meeting March 3

PITTSTON — West Side Golf will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 3 in the Pittston Lithunian Club basement located at 7 Butler St. For more information, call 570-239-5482 and leave a message.

Lady Striders announce program

WYOMING — The Wyoming Valley Lady Striders will host a Couch to 5k program. Starting on Monday, March 21, the Striders will meet three times per week. The goal is to race in the River Street 3-Mile Race on May 15 in Wilkes-Barre. Cost for participate is $40 and includes entry to race and membership to the Wyoming Valley Lady Striders.

For a registration form go Wyoming Valley Lady Striders Facebook page,, or; or contact Karen Moskel at or Marjorie Adams at

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