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Lady Warriors holding ‘Open Gym’ next four weeks

The Wyoming Area Girls Basketball Program will hold an Open Gym for all girls interested in grades 7-12 at the WA Secondary Center Gymnasium under the direction of new Lady Warriors Head Coach Ryan Kennedy.

Open Gym will be held Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. from July 18-August 19.

WA hoop players meeting

New Wyoming Area Head Boys’ Basketball Coach Al Brogna will hold a mandatory meeting for all Wyoming Area boys’ basketball players entering grades 7 through 12 at the high school gymnasium on Sunday, July 31, at7 p.m. Registration of players, off season workouts and discussion of upcoming season will take place.

The Wyoming Area Booster Club will also be present to discuss the Inaugural Warriors Basketball Golf Outing and other fundraising areas. Parents are urged to attend and any questions or concerns can be asked at this meeting.

WA football parents meeting

Wyoming Area Football Parents Association is having their monthly meeting on Thursday, July 28 at 7 p.m. at Cuz’ Grill on Susquehanna Ave. in Exeter.

All parents of players in grades 7-12th for this upcoming season are encouraged to attend. Important information will be discussed for "Meet the Warriors" which will be on Sunday, August 14th, and other events for the upcoming football season. Any questions you can call WAFPA Pres. Dan Resciniti at 814-5803 or Sec. Tammie Jones at 956-9192.

Final Waleski Basketball Camp slated

The Final Stan Waleski Basketball Camp will be held at the St. Joseph’s Oblates gym in Laflin for boys and girls entering grades 2 through 7 from July 25-29.

The camp features a morning session from 9 a.m. to noon and an afternoon session from 1 to 4 p.m. Players can attend one or both camps. The camp stresses skills, fundamentals, competitions, team play and fun with all players receiving a certificate and t-shirt.

For camp information call Coach Waleski at 457-1206 or Coach LoBrutto at 654-8030. Camp information is available at stanwaleski.com or by e mailingstanwaleski@yahoo.com. Interested players can also walk in and register at the Oblates 30 minutes prior to either camp.

HOOPS4ME Camp dates set

The Mark Casper HOOPS4ME Camp, a fun, educational course in the fundamentals of basketball will be held at Wyoming Area Catholic gym, Wyoming Ave in Exeter (behind St. Cecilia’s) from August 15-20.

The camp will run for boys, grades 3-5 (school year ‘11-’12) from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; for boys grades 6-8 (school year ‘11-’12) from 1-4 p.m.

Cost is $65 per player or $55 per player with more than one player per family.

FUNdamentals covered will be dribbling, shooting, passing, offensive / defensive positioning, foot / hand speed drills, boxing out, screen & roll, defending the screen and roll, man-to-man defensive positioning, and more.

There will be some 3 on 3 competitions, some 5 on 5, foul shooting contests, our famous skills obstacle course, and more.

Full payment must accompany application. Players receive a free T-shirt, prizes awarded. Registrations close on August 3. Space is limited.

Any questions, please call Mark 760-6396 or 883-0017 or e-mail at hoops4me2@comcast.net

Banquet tickets on sale

The Hughestown Girls’ Softball League will be holding its annual banquet today from 4-9 p.m. at the Hughestown Hose Company on Center Street.

Tickets will be on sale today and Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. at the Lower Park. Everyone attending must have a ticket. No tickets will be sold at the banquet door. Any questions call Don Sr. at 655-0879 or Joann at 313-0321.

Kidz Camp set in West Pittston

The West Pittston Rec Board will sponsor a Kidz Camp for children 5-11 years of age, Aug. 1-5 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the West Pittston Little League.

Cost is $60 per child and will include sports, arts & crafts, games, and snacks. Registration Deadline is July 22.

Call or email Gina Malsky for details at 570-883-7277 or lmalsky@aol.com.

Pittston Police Softball Tourney slated

The Pittston City Police Association is hosting a double elimination softball tournament to benefit Fallen Officers Remembered, July 29 through July 31 at the Pittston Little League. Anyone wishing to sponsor a team is asked to contact Neil Murphy 237-0059.

The cost of team sponsorship is $150 made payable to Fallen Officers Remembered.

WA Wrestling Club to meet

The Wyoming Area Wrestling Club will meet Thursday, July 28 at 7 p.m. at Sabatini’s Pizza in Wyoming.

All parents are encouraged to attend (Elementary, Middle school and High school). Officer elections will be held at this meeting. Anyone interested in becoming an officer should attend.

If anyone needs additional info please call Heather at 570-417-1182 or use our web site to send an email at http://www.orgsites.com/pa/wawrestlers/.

PA soccer boosters plan Patriot Cup

The Pittston Area Soccer Booster Club is seeking donations of water, Gatorade, baked goods, etc. for its Patriot Cup Soccer Tournament to be held on Saturday, August 6.

In addition to food or beverages, all parents of girls and boys soccer players at the junior and senior high level are kindly asked to consider volunteering time on the day of the tournament. Also, solicitations for corporate or small business advertisements for the tournament program can also begin at this time.

Any questions or concerns can be addressed to Thom Tracy at 570-760-8535.

Warrior Pride camp set

The annual Wyoming Area Warrior Pride football camp will be held July 29. Registration is 8-9 a.m., and camp is from 9 a.m. to noon at Jake Sobeski Stadium. Football players, ages 6-14 are welcome at the camp.

To register, go online at www.wyomingareafootball.org or contact Lou Ciampi, Jr at 654-4040 or lou2@independentgraphics.com.

The Wyoming Area football coaches, the 2011 Warriors, and the WA football alumni will serve as coaches for this event. Pre-registration is highly suggested. The WA football alumni association are asking for a $10 donation per camper.

Checks may be made payable to Wyoming Area Football Alumni Association. This is a non-contact skill development camp and players will be drilled in the fundamentals of Wyoming Area football.

Raiders registering this Monday

The Moosic Raiders will have football and cheer registration from 6-8p.m. at the Raiders football field located off Spring Street on Monday.

You do not have to reside in Moosic to participate with the Raiders program. Boys and girls ages 5 to 14 are eligible. A wallet size photo of each child is required, along with an original birth certificate and a photocopy if this is the first year with the Moosic organization. For more info, visit www.moosicraiders.com.

Rock Rec hosting hoops camp

The Rock Rec Center, 340 Carverton Road, will be holding its 9th annual Summer Basketball Camp. The camps are open to girls and boys Pre-K through 6th grade.

Dates and times are as follows:

Pre-K - 1st Grade, week of July 25, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

2nd-3rd Grades, week of August 1, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

All 9 a.m.-3 p.m. camps include swimming at Valley Tennis & Swim Club. For more information contact the Rock Rec Center at (570) 696-2769 or www.rockrec.org.

Romanczuk Golf Tourney date set

The second annual Keith Romanczuk Memorial Golf Tournament will be held August 13 at the Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club with a 7:30 a.m. shotgun start.

The cost of the tourney is $100 per player with a captain and crew format, and includes golf, cart, refreshments throughout the tourney, a luncheon and a chance to win various prizes. Proceeds benefit the Zawierucha Family Fund.

For more info, or to make a donation, contact Jason Romanczuk at 570-299-1438 or email Robert Romanczuk at bromanczuk@comcast.net. Checks can be made payable to Keith Romanczuk Memorial Golf Tournament, 112 Center St., Floor Two, Pittston, PA 18640.

WA football alumni tourney slated

The annual Wyoming Area Football Alumni Association Golf Tournament is set for Four Seasons Golf Club on July 30 with a 1 p.m. shotgun start.

Cost is $75 per person and included cart, green fees, beverages and food. Hole sponsorships are available for $100. All proceeds benefit the Warriors football program and the Rind of Pride-Al Ciampi Scholarship.

For more info, contact Lou Ciampi Jr., at 654-4040 or lou2@independentgraphics.com.

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