Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: American Legion baseball registrations are March 20 in Pittston Township

American Legion registrations March 20

PITTSTON TWP. — Any player interested in playing baseball for the Greater Pittston American Legion living in Duryea, Exeter, Exeter Township, Hughestown, Pittston, West Pittston, West Wyoming, Wyoming and Pittston Township (west of the Pittston Bypass) can sign up from 9 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 20 at the Italian American Citizens Club on Oak Street in Pittston Township. Registration fee is $125 per player and $200 per family.

For more information contact Jerry Ranieli at 570-881-4242 or Drew Whyte at 570-947-0990.

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 to the Wyoming Valley Lady Striders Facebook page,, or; or contact Karen Moskel at or Marjorie Adams at

Wildcats meeting March 28

DURYEA — The Duryea Wildcats will have their next meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 28 at the V.F.W. on Stephenson Street. Sign ups will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 21 and Thursday, May 19 at the field.

PA baseball boosters to host fundraiser

PITTSTON — The Pittston Area Baseball Booster Club presents a fun-filled night of food, drinks, and basket raffles from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, April 1 at The Red Mill on 340 S. Main St. Celebrity bartender to be announced. All proceeds benefit the booster club and the Miles for Michael Fund. Call 570-654-5505 for more information.

PA football boosters scholarship

YATESVILLE — The Pittston Area School District Football Booster Club has established a scholarship program for high school seniors who desire to continue their education. A one-time $250 scholarship, based primarily on financial need, will be awarded to a former football player for the first year of college.

An official Pittston Area Football Booster Club application must be returned to the guidance office no later than Monday, March 14. Provide any additional information relevant to the committee. Go to to download the application.

The next booster club meeting will be held at 6p.m. Tuesday, April 5 in the high school cafeteria.

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 through May. Any questions, send an email, Robbie Switzer at or Carl Deluca at

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