Upon Further Review: Polish American Citizens Club won 3rd straight Dupont Little League title in 1986


By Nick Wagner - [email protected]



Members of the 1996 East Mountain Eagles U-14 soccer team, which won the Northeast Travel Spring Soccer title, were, from left, first row, Todd Maisano, Matt Suchoski, Joey Barger, Dave Andrews and Matt Phillips. Second row, Dustin Hittrich, Jason Walsh, Dave Roberts and Jesse Golumbeski. Third row, coach Bill Roberts, Patrick Wende, Mike Corbett, Matt Zeigler, Shaun Gilmore and coach Jim Zeigler. Absent from photo: Mike Barnum, Jim Dessoye and Jeff Levinson.


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The Polish American Citizens Club won the Dupont Little League title in 1986. From left, first row, John Colarusso, Brian Kucharski, Ron Strelish, Robbie Lopata, Joe Walsh and Mike Romanko. Second row, John Luckasavage, Brian Brady, Ed Brady, Joe Mihalka, Jim Luckasavage and John Lizak. Third row, coach Jack Colarusso, coach Bob Lopata and coach John Luckasavage.


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The following Greater Pittston residents were named to the summer staff at the Pittston YMCA in July 1976. From left, first row, Diane Wassil, Ellen Goham and Patrice Goham. Second row, Richard Novack, Jan Bartuski, Myron Petro, Sandy Fine, Susan Wallace, Nora Harrington and Mary Beaney.


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    Marcum’s Kyle Colarusso drove in the game’s first run with s single to center. The Red Sox would later take the lead with a two-run home run by Steve Stravinski. A late-inning rally game Marcum the lead for good.

    Colarusso finished with three singles and pitched six inning with nine strikeouts.

    July 1996

    The East Mountain Eagles U-14 Boys Soccer Team won the 1996 Northeast Travel Spring Soccer League Championship, which was the second title for the team in as many years.

    The team was coached by Bill Roberts and Jim Zeigler.

    July 1986

    The Polish American Citizens Club won its third straight Dupont Little League title with a 19-1 record. Over the three years, PACC was a combined 55-1 and entered the Savo’s Tournament of Champions to defend their title.

    The team was coached by Jack Colarusso, Bob Lopata and John Luckasavage.

    July 1976

    The following Greater Pittston residents were named to the summer staff at the Pittston YMCA: Diane Wassil, Ellen Goham and Patrice Goham, Patrice Goham, Richard Novack, Jan Bartuski, Myron Petro, Sandy Fine, Susan Wallace, Nora Harrington and Mary Beaney.

    Members of the 1996 East Mountain Eagles U-14 soccer team, which won the Northeast Travel Spring Soccer title, were, from left, first row, Todd Maisano, Matt Suchoski, Joey Barger, Dave Andrews and Matt Phillips. Second row, Dustin Hittrich, Jason Walsh, Dave Roberts and Jesse Golumbeski. Third row, coach Bill Roberts, Patrick Wende, Mike Corbett, Matt Zeigler, Shaun Gilmore and coach Jim Zeigler. Absent from photo: Mike Barnum, Jim Dessoye and Jeff Levinson.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_EaglesSoccer96.jpgMembers of the 1996 East Mountain Eagles U-14 soccer team, which won the Northeast Travel Spring Soccer title, were, from left, first row, Todd Maisano, Matt Suchoski, Joey Barger, Dave Andrews and Matt Phillips. Second row, Dustin Hittrich, Jason Walsh, Dave Roberts and Jesse Golumbeski. Third row, coach Bill Roberts, Patrick Wende, Mike Corbett, Matt Zeigler, Shaun Gilmore and coach Jim Zeigler. Absent from photo: Mike Barnum, Jim Dessoye and Jeff Levinson. Sunday Dispatch File Photo

    The Polish American Citizens Club won the Dupont Little League title in 1986. From left, first row, John Colarusso, Brian Kucharski, Ron Strelish, Robbie Lopata, Joe Walsh and Mike Romanko. Second row, John Luckasavage, Brian Brady, Ed Brady, Joe Mihalka, Jim Luckasavage and John Lizak. Third row, coach Jack Colarusso, coach Bob Lopata and coach John Luckasavage.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_PACC86.jpgThe Polish American Citizens Club won the Dupont Little League title in 1986. From left, first row, John Colarusso, Brian Kucharski, Ron Strelish, Robbie Lopata, Joe Walsh and Mike Romanko. Second row, John Luckasavage, Brian Brady, Ed Brady, Joe Mihalka, Jim Luckasavage and John Lizak. Third row, coach Jack Colarusso, coach Bob Lopata and coach John Luckasavage. Sunday Dispatch File Photo

    The following Greater Pittston residents were named to the summer staff at the Pittston YMCA in July 1976. From left, first row, Diane Wassil, Ellen Goham and Patrice Goham. Second row, Richard Novack, Jan Bartuski, Myron Petro, Sandy Fine, Susan Wallace, Nora Harrington and Mary Beaney.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_YMCA76.jpgThe following Greater Pittston residents were named to the summer staff at the Pittston YMCA in July 1976. From left, first row, Diane Wassil, Ellen Goham and Patrice Goham. Second row, Richard Novack, Jan Bartuski, Myron Petro, Sandy Fine, Susan Wallace, Nora Harrington and Mary Beaney. Sunday Dispatch File Photo

    By Nick Wagner

    [email protected]

    Reach Nick Wagner at 570-991-6406 or on Twitter @Dispatch_Nick

    Reach Nick Wagner at 570-991-6406 or on Twitter @Dispatch_Nick

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