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Jr. Patriots registering this week at Albert West Park

Registration for Pittston Junior Patriots Football will be held on Monday through Thursday, August 8 to 12from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Albert West Park, Swallow Street.

Boys’ ages 6-14 are needed to fill teams.

Deadline is August 12. For more information call Coach Bob 362-8121. Registration is free if promotional calendars are sold.

PA Golf Team tryouts August 15

Tryouts for the Pittston Area Golf Team will be held at Fox Hill Country Club starting on Monday, August 15 at 4 p.m. All golfers must have their completed physical form or they will not be allowed to participate.

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

Lady Patriots Basketball Booster Club Meeting

The Lady Patriots Basketball Booster Club will hold a meeting, Monday, August 22.

All parents are welcome to attend this brief meeting which will be held at Tony’s Pizza in Port Griffith starting at 7:30 p.m.The upcoming school year and the girls basketball program will be discussed.

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.

W/WW LL to meet next Sunday

The Wyoming West Wyoming LL Board meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the West Wyoming Borough Hall. All coaches are asked to attend.

JTLL Fall Ball signups, meetings today

Jenkins Twp Little League will hold Fall Ball Signups today from 5-6 p.m. at the Fieldhouse.

Boys Baseball and Girls Softball ages 8-11 and 12-14. Registration Fee is $25. Monthly meeting will follow at 6 p.m. All managers should turn in equipment at this time.

A/D LL Fall signups tonight

Avoca/Dupont Little League will hold fall baseball sign-ups tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the upper Avoca Little League field clubhouse.

Registration fee is $35 per player for Little League baseball ages 9 through 11 and $50 for junior teener baseball ages 12 thru 14.

WA Softball meeting at Atlas

Wyoming Area girls’ softball grades 9 through 12 will meet today at Atlas Field at 6 p.m. to discuss the 2011/2012 season. All players and a parents are encouraged to attend to discuss fall fundraising and fall/winter conditioning programs.

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.

Free Firm hoops clinic offered

The Firm AC is offering a free boys’ hoop clinic every Sunday in September at Lake-Lehman High School. Sessions will run from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. and begin on Sept. 4.

For more info contact Coach Perez at flashgordon3367@gmail.com.

WFW Girls Basketball

The Firm AC will host a free WFW Basketball Session for girls in grades 7-12 on August 21 from 5-6:30 p.m. For more info, contact Coach Darnell Ford at darnell@yahoo.com

WFW Boys Basketball

The Firm AC will host a free WFW Basketball Session for boys in grades 7-12 on August 38 from 5-6:30 p.m. For more info, contact Coach Darnell Ford at darnell@yahoo.com.

Firm 49ers Girls Clinic

The Firm AC 49’s will host a free girls’ only basketball clinic on Sept. 18 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for girls in grades 4-9. For more info, contact Coach Darnell Ford at darnell@yahoo.com

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.

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.

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.

NEPA Wildcats holding tryouts

The NEPA/Abington Wildcats 16 & Under and 18 & Under Fastpitch Travel softball organizations will be hosting tryouts for their fall 2011/summer 2012 teams. The team will be attending several college showcases. Tryouts will be held Wednesday from 6-8 p.m., Saturday from 1-3 p.m.., and Sunday August 14 from 1-3 p.m.. at Abington Heights High School.

For more information or to schedule a private tryout, contact Vic Thomas at (570) 351-5187, Mike Thomas at (570) 241-7030, John Kelly at (570) 504-4808, or by email at AbingtonWildcats@yahoo.com.

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