Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: Pittston Area Junior Patriots to hold signups Sunday, May 15


The Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick annual Black Shamrock Open Golf Tournament will be Saturday, May 21 at Pine Hill Country Club in Taylor. This year, Bonner Chevrolet will sponsor a hole-in-one contest to win a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze. Shown are, from left, Rich Crossin, general manager, Bonner Chevrolet; Michael McFarland and Matthew Meade, Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick.


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Little Eric’s Foundation is holding its first wiffle ball tournament at West Pittston Little League Field on Sunday, May 22 with a rain date of Sunday, June 5. Shown are, from left, first row, Cameron McDermott, Kevin Wiedl, Krea Bonita, Chase Speicher, John Turner, Scott McDermott. Second row, Jason Wiedl, Jude Janosky, Caden Bonita and Evan Melberger.


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    ADLL meeting May 15

    AVOCA — The Avoca/Dupont Little League will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 15 in the Avoca Borough Building. In addition to regular league business, the club will seek feedback on the opening day festivities as well as upcoming fundraisers.

    Volunteers are being accepted for all league events. Bingo tickets will be sold during the meeting. The meeting is open to the public.

    Junior Patriots signups May 15

    PITTSON — The Pittston Junior Patriots will hold signups for football from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 15 at the field on Swallow Street. Any Pittston Area or Wyoming Area students, boys or girls, between ages 5 and 14, are eligible to sign up.

    There will be an additional signup from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12. Items needed in order to sign up are a doctor’s note, physical and a copy of birth certificate. Registration is $10 per child, which does not include jerseys, spikes or cheerleader accessories, along with one mandatory fundraiser.

    Cheerleader practice begins July 5, with football practice beginning July 12. For more information visit the team’s Facebook page at facebook.com/JRpatriots.

    Friendly Sons golf tourney May 21

    PITTSTON — The Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick annual Black Shamrock Open Golf Tournament will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 21 at Pine Hill Country Club in Taylor. Cost per golfer is $80, which benefits the Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick General Scholarship Fund.

    This year, Bonner Chevrolet will sponsor a hole-in-one contest to win a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze. Anyone making a hole-in-one on a designated hole will win the car.

    A dinner will follow at the Pittston Knights of Columbus Home Association, catered by Peculiar Culinary Company. For more information email [email protected]

    Panthers registrations are May 21

    EXETER — The Wyoming/West Wyoming/Exeter Panthers Youth Football Organization will hold registrations from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at Panther’s Field, behind St. Cecilia’s Church in Exeter. For more information visit www.wwepanthers.com.

    LEF Wiffle Ball Tournament is May 22

    WEST PITTSTON — Little Eric’s Foundation will hold its first wiffle ball tournament at West Pittston Little League Field on Sunday, May 22 with a rain date of Sunday, June 5.

    Age brackets include 7 to 9, 10 to 12, 13 to 15 and 16 to adult and they may register their five-member team by contacting Jessica Speicher at 570-814-3550. The cost per team is $50 or $10 per person.

    The event will also feature basket raffles, food, drinks, and awards in each group.

    Proceeds will go towards research for pediatric brain and childhood cancer.

    Greater Pittston legends game May 28

    YATESVILLE — The Greater Pittston Area Legends Basketball Game will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 28 at Pittston Area’s Thomas R. Kelly Gymnasium.

    All Pittston Area, Wyoming Area, Seton Catholic and Scranton Prep players are invited to attend. Donation to play is $20, which includes a T-shirt. For more information contact Mark Casper at [email protected].

    WAC golf tourney May 28

    MOUNTAIN TOP — The Second Annual Wyoming Area Catholic Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, May 28 at the Blue Ridge Golf Course in Mountain Top.

    The tournament begins at 11:30 a.m. with registration followed by lunch and putting contest. At 1:30 p.m. there will be a shot gun start with a Captain and Crew Format, a Long Drive Competition and a Closest to the Pin contest. A Hole-in-One contest will be sponsored by Ken Pollock Auto Group

    After tournament play there will a cash bar and buffet dinner beginning at 6 p.m. with a basket raffle.

    The cost of the tournament is as follows: individual, $95; foursome, $380; dinner only, $55; and hole sponsor, $100.

    To register, call Wyoming Area Catholic School at 570-654-7982.

    ADLL bingo June 5

    AVOCA — The Avoca/Dupont Little League will hold a fundraising bingo event at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5 at the Queen of the Apostles Church Hall. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m.

    The price is $20 and includes 20 games, including specials. Seating is limited to the first 150 people. The theme is a mystery gift card bingo and each prize will be worth at least $50. Prizes will include gift cards to many local restaurants, stores and golf courses. The special game prizes are $100 cash, an overnight stay at the Marriott-Montage, an overnight stay for four at Kalahari, and four one-day hopper passes to Disney World in Florida.

    There will also be a 50-50 drawing and basket raffles. Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. All proceeds will go toward improving the players’ experience. Tickets can be purchased at the league’s monthly meetings or by calling Gary Wardecki at 570-540-0649 or Lori Boggetti at 570-877- 4361.

    WA girls bball camp in June

    EXETER — The Wyoming Area Young Lady Warriors Basketball Camp is scheduled for Tuesday, June 7 through Thursday, June 9 at the Wyoming Area Secondary Center gymnasium. The camp is open to all girls currently in second through seventh grade, including those outside the Wyoming Area School District.

    Cost is $50 per player, which includes a T-shirt. The camp is held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information and to download a registration form visit www.wyomingareagirlsbasketball.org.

    St. Joseph Marello golf tourney is June 12

    WILKES-BARRE — The 22nd annual St. Joseph Marello Parish golf tournament is set for Sunday, June 12 at the Wilkes-Barre Municipal Golf Course with a tee time of 8 a.m. The fee is $80 per golfer which includes golf, cart, dinner after the tournament and a variety of prizes.

    Registration forms are now available on line at www.sjm-kofc.org/golf and paper applications will be available in the church’s vestibule.

    Dance school hosting golf tournament

    WILKES-BARRE — The David Blight School of Dance will host a golf tournament at 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 at Wilkes-Barre Golf Club.

    Cost for the captain and crew event is $90 per person. There will be a dinner, drinks, raffles, auctions, games, mulligans and on course competitions. Participants are asked to register by July 1. Send payment with names of foursome to David Blight School of Dance, Attn. Dina Jaslar, 91 South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

    For more information call 570-362-1981 or email [email protected]

    The Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick annual Black Shamrock Open Golf Tournament will be Saturday, May 21 at Pine Hill Country Club in Taylor. This year, Bonner Chevrolet will sponsor a hole-in-one contest to win a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze. Shown are, from left, Rich Crossin, general manager, Bonner Chevrolet; Michael McFarland and Matthew Meade, Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_FriendlySons-1.jpgThe Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick annual Black Shamrock Open Golf Tournament will be Saturday, May 21 at Pine Hill Country Club in Taylor. This year, Bonner Chevrolet will sponsor a hole-in-one contest to win a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze. Shown are, from left, Rich Crossin, general manager, Bonner Chevrolet; Michael McFarland and Matthew Meade, Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Submitted photo

    Little Eric’s Foundation is holding its first wiffle ball tournament at West Pittston Little League Field on Sunday, May 22 with a rain date of Sunday, June 5. Shown are, from left, first row, Cameron McDermott, Kevin Wiedl, Krea Bonita, Chase Speicher, John Turner, Scott McDermott. Second row, Jason Wiedl, Jude Janosky, Caden Bonita and Evan Melberger.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_little-erics-1.jpgLittle Eric’s Foundation is holding its first wiffle ball tournament at West Pittston Little League Field on Sunday, May 22 with a rain date of Sunday, June 5. Shown are, from left, first row, Cameron McDermott, Kevin Wiedl, Krea Bonita, Chase Speicher, John Turner, Scott McDermott. Second row, Jason Wiedl, Jude Janosky, Caden Bonita and Evan Melberger. Submitted photo
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