Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: Duryea Little League meeting July 31


    Duryea LL meeting July 31

    DURYEA — The Duryea Little League will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday July 31 at the main field. Topics of discussion will include fall ball registration, the upcoming fundraiser and board positions.

    Fall ball registrations will be accepted at the meeting and from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1 at the main field.

    For coach pitch, minors, majors the cost is $50 per player, $70 family.

    PA boosters to meet Aug. 1

    YATESVILLE — The Pittston Area Football Booster Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1 at the Cefalo Center. A nutrition trainer/coach will be present to discuss options for the players regarding protein shakes/nutritional snacks.

    Discount cards will be handed out. The sale will end Saturday, Aug. 13 with a blitz at 9:30 a.m. All money and unsold cards must be turned in at this time. Player profile sheets and photo waiver forms are also due Monday, Aug. 1.

    For more information visit, email [email protected], or visit Facebook (PatriotsBoosterClub) and Twitter (@PABoosterClub).

    DePrimo tourney is Aug. 6

    WEST PITTSTON — The 1st Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo Memorial Fund of the Luzerne Foundation will host its eighth annual golf tournament Aug. 6 at the Wilkes-Barre Golf Club. Registration is at 7 a.m. with captain and crew tee-off at 8 a.m.

    Cost is $75 per golfer, which includes cart and 18 holes of golf, followed by dinner and awards.

    Sponsors are being accepted for $500 up to $1,000, which includes recognition at the event through prominently displayed signage on all golf carts, recognition at luncheon, as well as on the tournament website. Sargent Level Sponsor is $100, which receives recognition at the event through prominently displayed signage at one hole at the tournament as well as on the website.

    The tournament proceeds support the DePrimo scholarship, music grants and events for local veterans. Sponsorship and registration can be made at or by calling 570-709-0916.

    Dance school hosting golf tourney

    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 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

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

    Duryea LL holding purse bingo

    OLD FORGE — Duryea Little League Designer Purse Bingo will be held Sunday, Aug. 14 at the Eagle McLure Hose Company, 375 Milwaukee Ave., Old Forge.

    Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and bingo starts at 1 p.m. The event will feature 20 regular games for $20 and there will be special games, a basket raffle, a bake sale, food and refreshments available.

    Tickets can be purchased during regular business hours at Town Tavern in Duryea, Bronzed Bunz in Duryea, Joyce Insurance Group in Pittston or Polish’d Hair & Nail Salon in West Pittston.

    Tickets can also be purchased by contacting Kristy Rosiak at 570-479-0031 or Kim Mauriello at 570-814-3502.

    Miles for Michael run will be Aug. 20

    PITTSTON — The 2016 Miles for Michael/Tomato Festival 5K Run and Fun Walk will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20.

    Registration will be held at 8:30 a.m. at the Greater Pittston YMCA. Online registration at can be found at

    LL World Series trip is Aug. 25

    DURYEA — The Duryea American Legion Post 585, in conjunction with the Ladies Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion, are holding its annual bus trip to the Little League World Series on Thursday, Aug. 25.

    This is a free trip open to those ages 7 and older.

    The bus will leave at 11:45 a.m. from the Duryea VFW parking lot, 492 Stephenson St., and return after the second game is over.

    Free hoagies, chips, snacks and drinks will be provided. Deadline to sign up is Thursday, Aug. 18 and can be done at the post home, 329 Main St., or by calling 570-457-4242.

    St. Monica’s holding golf tourney

    WEST WYOMING — St. Monica Parish’s fourth annual golf outing and dinner will be held Sunday, Aug. 28 at Emanon Country Club.

    Registration begins at 1 p.m. with a 2 p.m. start. Price of registration is $65 per person or $260 per foursome and the event features dinner, raffles, prices and on-course refreshments.

    Registration is held every weekend following Mass and payments are due by Tuesday, Aug. 23.

    For more information contact Howard Kelly at 570-574-1677, John Piszak at 570-313-8586 or Frank Casarella at 570-313-5515.

    Proceeds benefit Parish Christian Society.

    Avoca AOH sponsoring golf tournament

    TAYLOR — The Avoca Ancient Order of Hibernians will sponsor the Thomas P. Durkin Memorial Open at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3 at Pine Hills Golf Course.

    Cost is $90 per golfer with a luncheon to follow.

    for more information, contact Jim Doran at 570-417-8563, Gene Philibin at 570-313-3079 or stop by the West Side Club any Thursday evening.
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