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Patriots to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month

On Friday, October 14 in the Pittston Area School District will be dedicating the football game against Coughlin High School to help fight breast cancer.

The Pittston Area football players, cheerleaders, band members, and pep squad will be wearing pink sweatbands and pick ribbons in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness.

WA Football Senior Parents Night set

Wyoming Area Senior Parents Night will be held on Friday, October 14 at the Jake Sobieski Stadium. The ceremony honoring all 2011 senior football players and marching band members will begin prior to the football game vs. Holy Redeemer. All senior parents of football players and band members, please report to the WA football "Spirit Stand" by 5:45 p.m. for line up.

Any questions, you can call Tammie Jones at 693-0753.

Lady Patriots Basketball Boosters meeting Thursday

The Lady Patriots Basketball Booster Club will hold a meeting on Thursday at 7 p.m.

All parents are welcome to attend this brief meeting which will be held in the lobby of Pittston Area High School .The girls’ intramural basketball program and fund raising will be discussed.

WA Ice Hockey meeting Monday

The WA Ice Hockey will be holding its monthly parents meeting on Monday at the Revolution Ice Center in Pittston at 8 p.m.

The parents of the WA Ice Hockey team will be working the Penguins games, at the Nacho Express cart, located near the West gate and help support our team.

Duryea LL meeting tonight

The Duryea Little League will hold its monthly meeting on Sunday, October 16 at 7 p.m. at the Duryea VFW.

Final nominations for 2011-2012 Board Seats will be accepted and voting will take place.

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.

Meet the Ice Warriors

Come out and meet new and returning players at Meet the Ice Warriors Sunday, October 16 at 12 p.m. in the high school multipurpose room located in 7 & 8 grade building next to the gym doors. Clothing apparel may be purchased during the program.

Players will be attending the 10:30 a.m. mass at St. Anthony’s Church in Exeter. Hockey articles will be presented to Father Phil during ceremony. After mass proceed to high school for program.

WA Ice Hockey running trip

The Wyoming Area Ice Hockey team will sponsor a bus trip to Philadelphia to take in some city attractions and a Flyers’ Hockey Game.

The trip will travel to Philadelphia on October 22 and include stops at Philadelphia’s Eastern State Penitentiary, Jack’s Firehouse Restaurant, The Franklin Institute “Mummies of the Word Exhibition”, and the Flyers game versus the St Louis Blues. Cost of the trip is $114 and includes an “All You Can Eat” Limited Concessions at the game. The bus will leave the Wyoming Area High School Gymnasium parking lot at 7:45 a.m. and return after the 7 p.m. hockey game. Tickets for the game will be located in Section 222A

For more information contact Dawn Thomas at 693-3742 or 592-2863, or email mejane134@aol.com.

Rock Rec Clinic set

The Rock Rec Center, 340 Carverton Rd., will be holding their annual Fall Basketball Clinic Oct. 17-26. The clinic is open to girls and boys, K through 6th Grade.

The clinic will provide pre-season preparation and conditioning, equal playing time for each participant. Drills, games and skill development for every child regardless of experience, professional and knowledgeable staff and each player also receive a Rock Rec B-Ball Tee.

The early registration cost is $40 before Oct. 10. After Oct. 10 the cost is $50. Space is limited, for more info contact the Rock Rec at (570) 696-2769 orTheRockRecCenter@bmha.org.

PA wrestling boosters meeting Monday

Pittston Area Wrestling Booster club will hold a meeting on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the high school. Election of officers will take place.

Emanon event rescheduled

The Industrial League Year-end Golf Tournament has been rescheduled for today.

Pace Setter Hoops League

The Pace Setter Athletic Club of Northeastern Pa. will sponsor basketball leagues this Fall at the Greater Scranton YMCA in Dunmore. Leagues include; Mondays for boys grade 7 - 8, Tuesdays men’s adult league, Wednesday 5 - 6 grade girls, Thursday will feature men’s adult leagues. Saturday and Sunday will include a series of tournaments for 5th grade to senior varsity.

The Pace Setters will also sponsor sports specific training classes for six consecutive weeks on Sundays at the YMCA. The clinics will run from Oct., Nov., and December. The event will include basketball fundamental instruction as well as weight training, and a variety of sports specific programs.

Please contact Pace Setter A.C. at 347-7018 or 575-0941 or e-mail to pacesetterbasketball@verizon.net

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