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Junior Patriots registering players, cheerleaders

The Pittston Jr. Patriots will be holding registration on March 20 from 12-2 p.m. at the field house. Any student from the Pittston Area School District, ages 7-14, who wants to play football or cheer is welcome. A meeting of coaches and advisors will be held following registration.

WAFPA meeting Wednesday

The Wyoming Area Softball Parents Association will meet on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Sabatini’s Pizza, Wyoming Avenue, Exeter to plan the organization’s annual ziti dinner and additional upcoming events. All parents of players from grades 7 thru 12 interested in volunteering are encouraged to attend.

PA baseball boosters meeting this week

The Pittston Area Baseball Booster Club will be holding a meeting on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Red Mill in Pittston. Any parents of players in grades 8-12 are encouraged to attend. Topics of discussion will include the Meet the Patriots Breakfast and the start of the season. Anyone with questions should call Brian at 457-3693. The booster club would also like to thank everyone who participated in the recent pizza sale.

PA Wrestling boosters to meet

Pittston Area Wrestling Booster Club will host a meeting on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. All parents are urged to attend. Plans for the banquet will be discussed.

Avoca/Dupont LL meeting tonight

Avoca/Dupont Little League will hold a meeting this Sunday, March 13 at 7 PM at the upper Avoca Little League field clubhouse. All officers and managers are asked to attend. Plans for opening day, tryouts, rosters, and field work will be discussed with the season starting only a month away.

JTLL meeting today

Jenkins Township Little League will hold a monthly meeting upstairs at the Jenkins Township Complex Fieldhouse tonight at 6:30 pm.

Important business of the upcoming season will be discussed.

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

Spin classes at the ‘Y’

The Greater Pittston YMCA will be offering specialty spin classes all through the month of March. “March Madness Spin” will kick off on Saturday, March 12 at 9:15 a.m. The subsequent classes will be held Thursday, March 17 at 5:15 p.m.; Tuesday, March 22 at 9:15 a.m.; and Sunday, March 27 and 10:15 a.m.

All classes are one hour in length. Bikes are on a first come, first serve basis. The classes will be lead by YMCA instructors Tina Fisher and Kelly McCabe.

For more information on “March Madness Spin” please contact Kelly McCabe, Fitness Director, at 655-2255 ext. 104 or email kmccabe@greaterpittstonymca.org.

Duryea LL meeting tonight

The Duryea Little League is meeting tonight 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.

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.

WA Booster collecting programs

The Wyoming Area Football Booster Club is trying to compile all programs from all Warrior football teams since 1966. Contact Nick Perugini if you have an old program and would like provide it for scanning. It will be returned to you after scanning.nperugini@aol.com.

Pace Setters hosting clinic

The Pace Setter Athletic Club of Northeastern PA will sponsor a "Skills Basketball Clinic" at Weston Field in Scranton on Saturday, March 19 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The event is open to both girls and boys from grades 4 thru 7.The clinic is a crash course on basketball skills (shooting, ball handling) and sports specific training (agility, strength, etc.).

For further information and applications contact Pace Setter A.C. at 347-7018 and or by email at pacesetterbasketball@verizon.net.

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