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WWWE football, cheer registration dates set

The Wyoming-West Wyoming-Exeter Panthers Football/Cheerleading Association will hold registration for the 2011 season on the following dates and times: April 30, 12-3 p.m.; May 15, 1-4 p.m.; June 12, 12-3 p.m.; and June 26, 12-3 p.m.

Registrations will be at the Panther Fieldhouse on Cedar Street in Exeter. Cost is $60 for an individual and $75 for a family.

Legion baseball sign ups May 1

Greater Pittston Senior Legion sign ups are Sunday, May 1 at 3 p.m. at the Atlas in West Pittston. Players must provide a copy of birth certificate.

JTLL Opening Day is Saturday

Opening Day is Saturday, April 30 (Rain Date Sunday, May 1). All players should be dressed in uniform and gather atMayPark(behind Baloga Funeral Home) at 11 a.m. for the parade to the field at 11:30 a.m. After the parade to the field, the players will be introduced and exhibition baseball will be played featuring our T-Ball, Coach Pitch, and Girls Minors Softball. Then at 4 p.m. Pittston will take on our Golden Tech Minor League Boys baseball team.During the day, the other fields will be open for all boys and girls to show their skillsat some Pitch, Hit and Run games.

Dupont Softball/Teeball to open May 7

The Dupont Softball/Teeball League will hold opening day ceremonies on May 7 beginning at 2 p.m. Due to the expected large crowd, car pooling is suggested to cut down on traffic and parking congestion.

Seating is limited so bringing your own lawn chair is suggested. There will be gues speakers and all teams will play a one-inning exhibition game – weather permitting. Player photos will also be taken.

PA Softball boosters to meet

The Pittston Area Softball Booster Club will meet on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the River Street Ale House in Pittston. All parents with children in grades 7-12 are invited and encouraged to attend. Plans for future fundraisers and banquet details will be discussed.

PA Track Parents meeting scheduled

The Pittston Area Track Parents will hold an important meeting on Tuesday, May 3 at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. All parents with team members from grades 7-12 are urged to attend. Plans for the end of the season party along with other topics are on the agenda.

WA football parents meeting

The Wyoming Area Football Parents Association is meeting on Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m. in high school room #129. All parents/guardians of players in grades 7-12 for the upcoming football season are encouraged to attend. Questions? Call WAFPA Pres., Dan Resciniti at 814-5803.

GP Jr. Legion tryout set

Greater Pittston Junior Legion Manager Robert Sepelyak has announced that the tryout for the squad will be held on April 30 at 5 p.m. at the Atlas Complex. All players must bring a copy of their birth certificate.

Waleski hoop camp offering discount

Registrations are being accepted for the Stan Waleski Basketball Camp in the St. Joseph’s Oblates gym from July 11-29 for boys and girls entering grades K through 8.

The camp stress skills, fundamentals, team play, competition and fun with all players receiving a camp t-shirt and certificate.

The camp features an early registration discount for players registering prior to May 1 and discounts for multiple family members attending the camp. For registration information call Coach Waleski at 457-1206 or Coach LoBrutto at 654-8030 or at stanwaleski.com or by e-mailing stanwaleski@yahoo.com.

West Pittston Run set

The 34th Annual West Pittston Anthracite Run for the Coal four-mile run/fun walk has been set for June 4. Registration will begin that day at 7:30 a.m. at the West Pittston Borough Building. The Fun Walk Course is two miles with the Run Course a four-mile loop around the perimeter of West Pittston. Streets will be traffic controlled and miles will be marked. The start and finish will be at the borough building. The course is relatively flat with some hills. Cost of the event is $15 if you pre-register by May 30, and $18 after May 30.

Trophies and prizes will be given to the Top 3 Male and Female runners in the overall and each age group. There are 11 age groups for males and 10 age groups for females.

For more information, call the West Pittston Borough Office at 570-655-7782.

Stoners Soccer sets signups

The Greater Pittston Stoners Youth Soccer League will hold signups for Fall Soccer on the following dates: April 28 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.; May 7 from 1:30-4:30 p.m.; and May 10 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Exeter Scout Home, located in the rear of the Exeter Borough Building on the corner of Lincoln Street and Wyoming Avenue in Exeter.

Cost of registration is $63 for players win new uniform, and $48 per player with no uniform. New players must show birth certificate. For more info visit www.stonesoccer.org.

Tickets on sale for OFBRC Pasta Dinner

The Old Forge Boys’ Roundball Club will hold its annual Pasta Dinner on May 1 from 12-4 p.m. at Arcaro and Genell’s Banquet Room. The Dinner is eat-in or take-out and includes pasta, a salad, desert and a beverage.

Tickets are $9 for adults and $4 for children under 12, and can be purchased from any member of the Old Forge Boys’ Basketball Program or at the door.

PA-Seton Alumni games

Alumni from Pittston Area and Seton Catholic will square off in a basketball fundraiser set for April 29 at the Thomas R. Kelly Gymnasium at Pittston Area High School.

The women’s game will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the men’s game. All former players interested in playing, contact Coach Kathy Healey at 654-5424.

PA Wrestling Boosters slate party, meeting

The Pittston Area Wrestling Booster Club will hold a meeting on May 2 at6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Nominations of officers will take place. Final plans for the banquet will be discussed.

PA Hoop Boosters golf tourney set

On June 4, the Pittston Area Basketball Booster Club will host a captain-and-crew golf tournament at Four Seasons Golf Club with an 8 a.m. shot gun start.

Fee for the tournament will be $65 a person which will include cart, green fee and old fashioned cook out at Four Seasons after golf. To sponsor a hole for $50 or to register a team for the tournament call Carl at 883-7220 or 954-3067. Deadline to register is June 1.

Parents Night at Old Forge

The Old Forge Diamond Devils Club will host Senior Parents Night on Thursday at the Old Forge Miles Street Community Park approximately 7 p.m. before the start of the Blue Devils game against Dunmore.

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 being treated for Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

The tournament is 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.

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.

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.

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