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SYL seeks lacrosse players

Call for age group lacrosse players

Paul Colaiezzi, the director of a Scranton Youth Lacrosse Association program, has named Shaun Rohland of Pittston as coach of the club’s U15 team

The association, in its third year, is trying to generate interest in the Triboro and Pittston areas. Boys and girls are welcome to join. Check out scrantonlacrosse.com or contact Paul at 335-1917 about enrolling. The association is taking registration for a U9, U11, U13, and U15 teams. The U9 and U11 teams are open to boys and girls. The U13 and U15 teams are for boys only.

Practices begin today, March 6 at 9 a.m. running to 11 a.m. at Riverfront Sports Complex adjacent to Scranton Memorial Stadium.

Jenkins Twp. LL final signup set

The Jenkins Twp Little League will hold one additional sign up today from 1-3 p.m. at the Jenkins Twp. Municipal Building.

This will be the last chance to sign up your kids for little league. There are still some openings left on all teams. Fees due at sign up are $65 for Major/Minor Baseball/Softball, $55 for Coach Pitch, $50 for T-Ball and $75 for Teeners. Additional child cost is $30 with no rebate for Teeners. Please bring a copy of child’s Birth Certificate, and three Proofs of Residency.

Information and forms can be found at www.jenkinstwplittleleague.com.

WA Diamond Club meeting this week

The Wyoming Area Diamond Club will meet on Wednesday, March 9 at 7 p.m. in the Secondary Center Auditorium. Final plans for the coin drop, Martinsburg Trip and meet the Warriors will be discussed. All parents of 7th-12th grade players are asked to attend.

Tryouts slated in PTLL

The Pittston Township Little League will hold player tryouts for the upcoming season on Saturday, March 12 from 10 to 2 p.m. at the Pittston Area Martin L. Mattei Middle School Gym.

Players who are league age9-11 will report at 10 a.m. Players league age 7-8 will reports at 11 a.m. Girls softball players will report at noon. Tryouts will be conducted by player agent, Al Zangardi. All players will be assigned to a respective team following try outs. Players are reminded to bring their gloves and enter through the back entrance of the middle school to the gym.

Questions can be directed to Art at 655-6996.

Dupont Softball/Teeball signups

Dupont Teeball/Softball signups will be held Sundays 4 to 6 p.m. and Wednesdays 6 to 8 p.m. at the fieldhouse on Elm Street until March 16.

Programs include: Teeball for boys and girls ages 4 to 7; Softball girls 7-17, divisions are: 7-8 pony league (similar to coachpitch); 10u - ages 8 to 10; 12u ages 11-12; 14u ages 13-14 (Jr High) and 17u; 15-17(High School).We have no residency boundary or restriction, all kids from Greater Pittston Area welcome.

For more info call Bob at 881-8744 or check our website http://dupontsoftball.clubspaces.com.

Duryea LL meeting next Sunday

The Duryea Little League is meeting Sunday, March 13 at 7 p.m. at the Duryea VFW. All managers and coaches are urged to attend. Mark your calendars for Opening Day on Saturday, April 16 at 1 p.m. Parade, refreshments, and photos will be part of the event.

Pittston girls basketball boosters meeting today

The Lady Patriots Girls Basketball Booster club is meeting at the Pittston Area High School gym tonight at 7 p.m.

This brief meeting will discuss the upcoming sports banquet on March 20. Tickets for the banquet can be purchased at this meeting and also items will be collected for the team baskets.

All parents of girls in the basketball program are encouraged to attend. For information on the banquet or the team check our website, ladypatriotboosterclub.com

WAGMPA reorganizing Tuesday

The Wyoming Area Girls Basketball Parents Association will be having their last monthly meeting on Tuesday at the High School in Room #133 at 7 p.m. The agenda items will include finalizing banquet plans, end of season review and officer elections. All officer positions are open and need to be filled. Please consider dedicating your time. This association will not continue without your participation.

PA Track Parents to meet

The Pittston Area Track Parents will hold an important meeting on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. All parents with team members from grades 7-12 are urged to attend this meeting. The upcoming season, fundraisers, Patriot Relays and clothing sale will be discussed.

Hughestown Softball signups

The Hughestown Girls Softball league will have sign-ups for the 2011 season on Sundays, March 6, 13, 20, and 27 from 1-2 p.m.; and Thursdays, March 10, 17, 24, and 31 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the borough building on the 2nd floor. Staff and coaches meetings will follow each Thursday signup period at 7:30 p.m.

All girls ages are 7 to 14 from the surrounding areas can join. The league has two fields, there is no traveling. There will also be a coaches and staff meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, all are asked to attend.

Any questions call Don Sr at 655-0879 or Joanne 313-0321 or email us at hughtowngirlssoftball.clubspaces.com.

Donkey Basketball returns to WA

On Saturday, March 26, Donkey Basketball makes its return to Wyoming Area.

The event, sponsored by the 2011 Senior Parents Association, features a basketball contest between senior students, WA teachers, coaches and local celebrities to raise money for the Senior Class “All-Night Party”, held the night of graduation.

Tickets, available from any senior or at the door, and will go on sale in March. Tickets cost $6 in advance and $8 at the door.

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