Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: Elm Street Sportsmen’s Club meeting May 8 in Dupont


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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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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Sportsmen’s club meeting May 8

DUPONT — The Elm Street Sportsmen’s Club will meet at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 8 at the Polish American Citizens Club, 111 Elm St. John Lizak will preside.

WA lacrosse honors seniors May 9

WEST PITTSTON — The Wyoming Area boys and girls lacrosse teams will honor their senior players between games on Monday, May 9 at the Jake Sobeski Stadium against the Tunkhannock Tigers.

The boys’ game starts at 4:30 p.m. followed by the acknowledgement of the senior boys and girls ending with the girls’ game starting at 7 p.m.

Wildcats meeting May 10

DURYEA — The Duryea Wildcats will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10 at the field on Foote Avenue. The next sign up session will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19 at the field. Registration requirements include a driver’s license, vehicle registration and a bill.

Tigue basketball tournament May 14

PITTSTON — The Greater Pittston YMCA will host the first Honorable Thomas Tigue Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, May 14. Boys and girls in first through fourth grades will compete for the 3-on-3 championship.

The tournament will consist of eight teams of boys and girls from each grade playing eight-minute games against each other. The cost is $30 to register a team of four players, all must be in the same grade. Any school district is welcome to play.

For more information contact Leslie at 570-655-2255, ext. 103 or stop by the YMCA for a registration form. Deadline to register is April 30.

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.

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. on 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 Mini Football Organization will hold registrations from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 at Panther’s Field in Exeter.

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. on 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].

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.

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.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

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.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
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