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Greater Pittston Legion team seeking players

The Greater Pittston Senior American Legion team is seeking players. For more info contact Joe Sobieski at 451-1977 or Drew Whyte at 655-1919 before April 17.

GP Jr. Legion seeking players

Any prospect interested in trying out for the Greater Pittston Junior Legion Baseball squad for the 2011 season must contact Ron Musto at 654-5737 or via email atrmusto369@comcast.net.

Eligible players must reside in the Wyoming Area School District, Pittston City, Hughestown, Yatesville, or the West Side of the Pittston By-Pass.

A player can not attain their 16th birthday prior to April 30, 2011. The regular season will run from the second week of May until the last week in June.

GP Junior Legion team needs manager

The Greater Pittston Junior Legion Baseball Team is in need of a manager for the upcoming season. Anyone interested in managing the team must contact Ron Musto atrmusto369@comcast.netor 654-5737.

JTLL meeting tonight

Jenkins Township Little League will hold its monthly meeting today at 6:30 p.m. at the upstairs meeting room of the fieldhouse.

All Managers are required to attend this meeting

Meet the Patriots baseball team

The Pittston Area Baseball Parents Boosters will host a Meet the Patriots Breakfast on April 17 at 11 a.m. at the Woodlands Ball Room.

Any player not receiving an invitation in grades 7-12 should call Brian at 457-3693. All ticket returns were due by April 8.

A/D LL meeting today

Avoca/Dupont Little League will hold a meeting today, Sunday, April 10 at 7 p.m. at the upper Avoca Little League field clubhouse.Plans for opening day will be discussed. Board of Directors are asked to meet at 6:30 p.m.

A/D LL opening day April 17

Avoca/Dupont Little League will hold opening day ceremonies on Sunday, April 17 at 1:30 p.m. at the upper Avoca Little League field.

Duryea LL opening April 16

The Duryea Little League will hold its Opening Day Saturday, April 16 (rain date April 17 at12 p.m.). Teams are to meet at the Duryea VFW by 12:30 p.m. in uniform to line up for the 1 p.m. parade to the field. A short ceremony, refreshments and photos are scheduled. Any questions, please call Ron at 655-0203.

OF Post 513 signups set

The Old Forge American Legion Post 513 will hold sign-ups for its Legion Baseball Programs on April 10 and April 17 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Old Forge High School.

Any boys not born before 1992 from Old Forge, Moosic, and Duryea must register to play with the Old Forge Senior Program. Junior Program candidates will also hold registration for boys from Old Forge, Moosic, Duryea, and Taylor, who have not reached their 16th birthday by May 1, 2011, on April10 and April17 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at OFHS.

The registration fee is $75 and must be accompanied by a birth certificate.

PA-Seton Alumni games

The Girls Basketball team of Pittston Area is planning an alumni game featuring players from Seton Catholic and Pittston Area.

The alumni game will include a women’s game and a men’s game. A co-ed game is also a possibility. The format in both games will be Seton Catholic vs. Pittston Area.

The games will be held at The Thomas R. Kelly gymnasium at Pittston Area High School on April 29. Games will begin at 6 p.m.

All former players that are interested in playing please contact Coach Kathy Healey at 654-5424.

PA Wrestling boosters slate party, meeting

The Pittston Area Wrestling Booster Club will host a pizza party for the elementary wrestlers on April 13 at6 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Singlet returns will also be done at this time. This will be the only night of singlet returns.

Also, a meeting will be held on May 2 at6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Nominations of officers will take place. Final plans for the banquet will be discussed.

Youth soccer tourney scheduled

The Greater Pittston Stoners Soccer Club, in conjunction with the Hanover Youth Soccer Organization, has organized a soccer tournament/family fun day to benefit Mackenzie Marx who is currently being treated for Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

The tournament will take place June 25 at the Hanover Youth Soccer Complex with a rain date of June 26. The tournament is U6-U13 with an entry fee of $50. Games begin at 9 a.m. and WVYSA rules will be followed. Teams do not have to be affiliated with any organizations. Other activities scheduled include face painting, Bounce House, money wheel, bake sale, a DJ, and much more. All proceeds will be directed to the Marx Family.

For more information, contact Stoners vice president Jamie Szafran-Williams at newtown22@yahoo.com.

YMCA offers arthritis rehab

The Greater Pittston YMCA offers arthritis rehab program through its Water Arthritis Therapy for severe arthritis cases from Monday through Thursday at 2 p.m. Must purchase Y Fitness Card to attend program

PA Baseball Boosters meeting

The Pittston Area Baseball Booster Club will meet on Wednesday at the Red Mill in Pittston. All parents of players in grades 7-12 are encouraged to attend and participate. The main topic of discussion will be the "Meet the Patriots" breakfast.

NEPA Miners hosting final tryout

The NEPA Miners will be holding their final tryout and combine Saturday, April 16 at 11:30 a.m. at Riverfront Sports in Scranton. For more info, visit www.nepaminers.com.

Hughestown Softball signups

The Hughestown Girls Softball league will have sign-ups for the 2011 season today from 1-2 p.m. and Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Borough Building, 42 Center St., Hughestown.

All girls ages are 6 to 14 from the surrounding areas can join. The league has two fields, there is no traveling.

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

Tee Time for Kiel

The Friends of Kiel Eigen are sponsoring the Third Annual Tee Time for Kiel Golf Tournament on June 4 at Sand Springs Golf Club. The Tournament is Captain and Crew with a 1 p.m. shotgun start.

Cost is $100 per player and includes golf fees, lunch, dinner and a snack and drink at the turn. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch and range time scheduled for 12 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for first and second place in each flight.

Teams will be accepted on a first-come basis. All fees must accompany registration. Hole Sponsors are also welcome at $100 per hole.

For more info or to register contact Adam Barsigian at 561-5822, J Argonish at 862-3566, Corey Palma at 861-4743 or Ian Nemetz at 267-6802.

All proceeds go to the Kiel Eigen Fund.

New classes at YMCA

The Greater Pittston YMCA is now offering new fitness classes.

An abdominal class will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. The class will be instructed by ISSA certified personal trainer, Gary Gall. Gall will also be teaching Cardio Extreme, an intense workout that features plyometrics and agility work. Cardio Extreme will be held Saturday afternoons at 2 p.m.

Another new addition is a 1 hour power spin class on the last Wednesday of each month at 5:15 p.m. The class will be lead by instructor, Diane Butwin.

If you have any questions about the new classes, please contact Fitness Director, Kelly McCabe at 655-2255 ext 104 or kmccabe@greaterpittstonymca.org.

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.

OFAA holding Jr. Devils registration

The Old Forge Athletic Association will hold registration for Jr. Blue Devils football and cheerleading on April 28 from 6-8 p.m. and April 30 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Old Forge High School lobby.

Residents of Old Forge ages 5-13 are eligible to participate. Registration fees are $45 for a single child, $65 for families with two children; and $75 for families with three or more children.

For more information contact OFAA president Shawn Nee at 650-2021.

Pace Setter leagues forming

The Pace Setter Athletic Club basketball organization of Northeastern PA will sponsor and operate a series of basketball leagues throughout the months of May, June, July and August.

The leagues will include both girls and boys divisions. The grade levels will feature a 5/6 grade league, a 7/8 grade league and a varsity league. Organized teams; including parish teams, community teams, school teams, as well as clubs organized by individual sponsors are welcome. Individual players may be placed on team (numbers permitting).

Interested parties can contact the Pace Setter A.C. at 347-7018 or at pacesetterbasketball@verizon.net.

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