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WA wrestling clinic to benefit flood victims

The Wyoming Area Wrestling Club is sponsoring a Benefit Wrestling Clinic and Yard Sale/Bake Sale on October 1 in the Wyoming Area High School Gym. All proceeds from registration for these events will be donated to the Wyoming Area Wrestlers, K-12, who have been affected by the flood.

The clinic will feature instruction from Steve Mytych, Head Wrestling Coach for Wyoming Area School District, a 4-time NCAA Division I National Qualifier, and University Freestyle National Champion; J.P. O’Connor, NCAA Division I National Champion from Harvard University; Terry Madden a NCAA Division III National Champion, and 8th on Olympic Ladder; Jimy “The Kid” Hettes, Swoyersville native and current undefeated UFC Fighter; and Drew Feldman, PIAA 3A State Place Winner from Wilkes University.

The cost is $40 per wrestler. The Yard Sale is open to the public. Bring your items to sell and enjoy a weather-friendly atmosphere. Cost is $25 for an 8-foot table. You keep your profits. Go to www.orgsites.com/pa/wawrestlers or email wyomingareawrestling@yahoo.com for more information.

WA boys’ EFBL final registration

Final Registration of the Wyoming Area Boys’ Elementary Fall Basketball League will take place on Monday, September 26 from 7 to 8 p.m. Sign up will be held in the high school gym. League is for any boy in the Wyoming Area School District in grades 1 through 6. Spots will be on a first come first serve basis. Space is limited, so please sign up early. Cost of the league is $35 per person. Parents are reminded to bring insurance cards and know their child’s tee shirt size (youth or adults sizes are available). Camp is scheduled to begin on Saturday, October 8, and will run every Saturday (unless noted on schedule) through November 19. League times are listed below.

1st and 2nd grade - 9 to 10 a.m.

3rd and 4th grade - 10 to 11 a.m.

5th and 6th grade - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Any questions, contact Head Coach Al Brogna at 883-4598 or Assistant Coach Paul Hindmarsh at 693-1655. If paying by check, make checks payable to Wyoming Area Boys Basketball Parent’s Association.

WAFPA meeting set for Tuesday

Wyoming Area Football Parents Association had to reschedule their monthly meeting to Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. It will be held at Cuz’s Catering on Susquehanna Avenue in Exeter.

All parents/guardians of players in grades 7-12th are encouraged to attend. All lottery ticket returns MUST be handed in at this meeting. Any questions, you can call WAFPA Pres. Dan Resciniti at 814-5803.

PACCPA meeting tomorrow

The Pittston Area Cross Country Parents Association will have a meeting on Monday, September 26 at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. All JV and Varsity parents are encouraged to attend.

OFLL electing officers

The Old Forge Lions Little League will hold a meeting tonight at 6 p.m. at Old Forge High School. Election of officers will take place at this meeting for the 2012 season. John Belko will preside.

Ring of Pride

Wyoming Area’s annual Ring of Pride ceremony and festivities have been rescheduled for November 4 with the Warriors host arch-rival Pittston Area at Jake Sobeski Stadium.

The event was to take place this past Friday but due to the recent flooding, Wyoming Area’s game with Lake-Lehman was moved to the Black Knights’ home field in the Back Mountain.

There will be a ceremony at the 50-yard line before the Lake-Lehman game honoring Dante Bovani, Mike Liberski and Tommy Evans who will be inducted into the Ring of Pride. The 1971 Championship team will also be honored. It is their 40th anniversary.

There will be a cocktail party immediately following the game at St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall in Exeter. Tickets are $25 each and includes hors d’oeuvres and beverages (beer, wine and soft drinks). All fans of Warrior Football are invited to attend and questions should be directed to Lou Ciampi Jr. at 654-4040.

All members (players, coaches, managers etc) of the 1971 championship team are encouraged to attend the football game for the pregame ceremony plus the cocktail party. Any 1971 team member with questions should contact Dave Amico atdamico@wyomingarea.org. If any family members have contact with former players out of town, please relay this message to them.

WA Boys Basketball Fall League Registration

All boys in grades 1 through 6 at Wyoming Area are invited to participate in the WA Fall League. Play begins in early October. Registration will take place at the High School Gym between 7 and 8 p.m. on Monday, September 26. Cost is $35 per player and includes a t-shirt.

Please bring insurance information with you to registration. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Alex Brogna at 650-6385.

Duryea LL meeting set for Sept. 25

The Duryea Little League will hold its monthly meeting on Sunday, September 25 at 7 p.m. at the Duryea Field House. First nominations for Board Seats will be accepted.

Emanon golf events rescheduled

The President’s Day tournament to benefit S.A.F.E. scheduled to be held Sunday, September 11, has been rescheduled for Sunday, September 25.

The Industrial League Year-end Golf Tournament has been rescheduled to Sunday, October 9.

‘Benefit 4 Eric’ sponsored by PAWBC

The Pittston Area Wrestling Booster Club will host a “Benefit 4 Eric” on Sunday, Sept. 25 at the By-Pass Lounge in Pittston Twp. from 5-9 p.m. to support Eric Danaher, a Pittston Area student/athlete, and his family, who lost their Parsonage Street, Hughestown home and possessions to fire in July.

Admission is $10. All proceeds will benefit Eric and his family. The booster club will provide food. Bar menu and beverages will be optional.

If you cannot attend, yet are interested in making a donation, please forward gifts to the Pittston Area Wrestling Booster Club, P.O. Box 832, Pittston, 18640.

Pace Setter league, clinic

The Pace Setter Athletic Club of Northeastern Pa. will sponsor a series of basketball leagues this upcoming Fall. The leagues will be held at the Greater Scranton YMCA in Dunmore.

The league line-up will include; Monday evenings 7th & 8th grade boys, Tuesday evenings Adult Men, Wednesday evenings girls 5th & 6th grade, Thursday evenings Adult Men, weekends (Sat. & Sun.) will feature a series of Tournaments from 5th grade all the way up to senior varsity.

The Pace Setters will also present a six week Sports Specific Training Classes. These will be held on Sunday afternoons throughout Oct., Nov. and Dec. The program will feature two hour sessions. One will deal with basketball skills, hour two will focus on weight training and conditioning.

Interested parties may contact Pace Setter A.C. at 347-7018 or 575-0941, or e-mail pacesetterbasketball@verizon.net.

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