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Wyoming Area boys’ hoop players called

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 today at 7 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.

Red Devils annual outing on Saturday

The Pittston Red Devils Sportsmen’s Club’s annual outing is Saturday beginning at noon at Martinelli’s Grove. Brunch is at noon and dinner at 4 p.m.

The club is meeting Tuesday at Dr. Ruggerio’s home in West Pittston to discuss final plans for the outing. All members are urged to attend this important meeting.

WA calls softball players

A mandatory meeting for all girls’ interested in playing Wyoming Area softball (2011/2012 season) grades 9 through 12 will be held Monday at 7 p.m. at the Atlas Softball Field.

Open Gym for Lady Warriors

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.

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

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.

Duryea LL Fall Ball registrations

The Duryea Little League is holding Fall Ball registrations for Coach Pitch, Minor, and Major age groups. Please call Ron at (570) 655-0203 for more information.

WAFHPA meeting Wednesday

The Wyoming Area Field Hockey Parents Association will meet on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Moose Lodge. All parents of girls who are playing field hockey in grades 7-12 are encouraged to attend. Election of new officers and discussion of the upcoming season’s fundraisers is on the agenda.

W/WW LL to meet next Sunday

The Wyoming West Wyoming LL Board will be on Sunday, August 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the West Wyoming Borough Hall. All coaches are asked to attend.

Fall Hoops League

A Varsity Boys Premiere Fall Basketball League hosted by the FIRM AC will start Sept 4 and run every Sunday in September with up to seven games at Lake Lehman High School. If you’re interested please contact James Perez at 570-235-4832.

PA Boys’ Hoops Booster Club meeting Tuesday

The PA Boys Basketball Booster Club will hold a meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Pittston Township, Bryden Street Park in the Pavilion. Items to be discussed are A Night at the Races and other fund raising ideas. Any questions, call Carl or Maria Stravinski at 570-883-7220.

OFLL meeting tonight

The Old Forge Lions Little League will hold their monthly meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at Old Forge High School. John Belko will preside.

Exeter LL Fall registration this week

The Exeter Lions Little League will hold registration for Fall Baseball and Softball. Registrations will be held at the field on Aug. 1and Aug. 3 from 6 to 7 p.m. Fall ball is open to player from Coach Pitch to Junior League. The registration fee is $25 per player.

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:

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.

PA Senior Class 2012 golf tourney

The parents of the 2012 graduation class are sponsoring the Pittston Area Senior Class of 2012 Golf Tournament on August 28 at 8 a.m. at the Four Seasons Golf Club, Exeter.

The event will be a captain and crew event. Tickets are $60 each, and includes an Ol’ Fashioned Cookout. Prizes will be awarded for two flights, longest drive (men and women) and closest to the pin (men and women). There is room for 30 teams, so please reserve as soon as possible. Sponsorships available are Corporate -$500, includes foursome, meal and hold sponsorship, Gold - $100, tee box sponsor, name recognition and name on main board at club house; Silver -$50, name recognition at clubhouse.

To register, send name, phone number, company, address, email address list of players names and checks payable to Pittston Area Senior Parents Association 2012, 491 Broad Street, Pittston, 18640. Donations and/or sponsorship will benefit the 2012 graduating class all night party. The party will be held on graduation night, providing a safe place for students to celebrate together.

Helping Hands Society golf tourney set

The Helping Hands Society will hold is annual golf tournament at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountaintop on Friday, August 19 with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The Helping Hands Society is a non-profit organization that offers educational and therapeutic services to special needs children of Luzerne, Carbon and Schuylkill Counties. Teachers and therapists work with children from birth to elementary age that suffer from delays that impact their daily lives such as autism, cerebral palsy and deficiencies in their fine and gross motor skills. Proceeds from this golf tournament go straight to the therapies that each young child receives.

The Captain and Crew tournament will offer many exciting prizes, games, hotdogs on the course, dinner immediately following and a sports memorabilia auction by PAC Signatures. Golfers can register for $100 by contacting Joell Martinelli, director of marketing and fundraising at the Helping Hands Society at 570-455-4958 or via email at jmartinelli@helpinghandssociety.com. There are also many sponsorship opportunities available for this much needed fundraiser. For more information on the Helping Hands Society visit www.helpinghandssociety.com.

Boylan Foundation Golf Tournament slated

The 2011 Boylan Foundation Golf Tournament will be held August 19 with an 11 a.m. shotgun start.

The cost is $100 per person for the captain and crew event. Dinner is 4 p.m. and can be attended without playing golf for $25.

For more information call Joe Boylan at 570-371-9962, or by email at joe@boylanfoundation.com. Checks can be made payable to the Boylan Foundation.

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