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WA football parents hosting ‘Meet the Coaches’

Wyoming Area Football Parents Association is holding a "Meet the Coaches" meeting on Thursday, May 26 at 7 p.m. It will be held at the High School auditorium. It is imperative that at least one parent/guardian of every football player entering grades 7-12 for the upcoming football season to attend. There will be some changes for the upcoming season. Any questions you may call WAFPA Pres. Dan Resciniti at 814-5803 or WAFPA Sec. Tammie Jones at 693-0753.

Waleski Baskeball Camp accepting registrations

Registrations are being accepted for the Stan Waleski Basketball Camp to be held at the St. Joseph’s Oblates Gym in Laflin from July 12-30 for boys and girls in grades K through 8.

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

For camp info, call Coach Stan Waleski at 457-1206 or Coach Charles LoBrutto at 654-8030. Camp info is also available at stanwaleski.com or by e-mailing stanwaleski@yahoo.com.

BMX Race for Life set

The annual Race foe Life will be held at Cedar BMX track on Saturday, May 28, with registration from 5-6:30 p.m. All money raised from this event benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma society.

The track is located off of Newton Ransom Boulevard, in Newton, behind the Red Barn Village. Riders of all ages and skill level will race their bicycles on a dirt track, in support of the L&L society. Please help spread the word about the event. We are also looking for donations for a 50/50 raffle or prizes for the riders that raise the most donations. For more information, visit cedarbmx.com or call (570) 690-5018.

WA Ice Hockey sets registration

The Wyoming Area Ice Hockey Association will hold its 2011-2012 registration for incoming 7th thru 12 grade students residing within the Wyoming Area School District on May 27, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Coal Street Ice Rink in Wilkes-Barre. A $100 deposit will be required at the time of registration.

For more information contact Dawn Thomas at mejane134@aol.com.

WA Ice Hockey coach letters due

The Wyoming Area Ice Hockey Club is accepting letters of intent for volunteer varsity and JV coaching positions. Letter must include USA Hockey CEP# and LVL. Send resume to: WAIHA, P.O. Box 4341, Wyoming, PA 18644.

YMCA sets aquatic programs

The Greater Pittston YMCA is offering a full slate of aquatic programs for this summer.

Including in the programs are swim lessons for parents/children, preschool, beginner, intermediate and advanced; summer swim team for children ages 4-19 with competitions from June to August; adult programs of water aerobics, water walking, arthritis class, master swim team and triathlete training; birthday parties; and free swim times.

For more information, call Judy Dessoye Rostkowski, aquatic director, at 655-2255, ext. 106 or by email at jrostowski@greaterpittstonymca.org.

Duryea LL meeting May 22

The Duryea Little League will hold its monthly meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at the Duryea VFW.

PA Baseball Boosters offering SWB tickets

The Pittston Area Baseball Booster Club is offering a ticket special for the SWB Yankees and Toledo Mud Hens baseball game at PNC Field on Friday, June 3.

Join the boosters for the game and get a game ticket, Wendy’s Value Meal voucher, a limited edition hat and a game day program for only $12. It’s a $35 value.

All the players in the Pittston Area program have order forms. Contact a player or call Joe Bone at 654-6734 or 650-2309.

WA Diamond Club selling tickets

The Wyoming Area Diamond Club is selling tickets for the June 3 game of the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Yankees. The game is at the PNC Field with the first pitch at 7 p.m. The tickets are $12.50 each, which includes your entrance into the game, upper level seat, game day program, limited edition hat, and a Voucher to Wendy’s for a value meal. To purchase tickets contact Joe Bellino at 654-0730 or 817-1267 after 5 p.m. First come first served, supplies are limited. All proceeds go to the Wyoming Area Baseball program.

WWWE Panthers registering

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

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

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. This year’s event is sponsored by Big Top Tent Rental, and all proceeds benefit West Pittston children’s park and recreational activities.

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. Both course records were set in 2008 with Kenn Barrelli running a 20:09:19 and Heidi Wolfsberger running a 22:12:00.

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

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.

Rock Rec slates Summer Camps

The Rock Rec Center, 340 Carverton Road, is now accepting registrations for Summer Camp, including Wrestling, Basketball, Cheerleading and Tennis. Camps run June 20 through August 12.

For more information check our website www.rockrec.org or call (570) 696-2769.

Rock Rec hosting hoops camp

The Rock Rec Center, 340 Carverton Road, will be holding its 9th annual Summer Basketball Camp. The camps are open to girls and boys Pre-K through 6th grade.

Dates and times are as follows:

Pre-K - 1st Grade, weeks of June 27th and July 25th, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

2nd-3rd Grades, weeks of July 11th and August 1st, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

4th - 6th Grades, weeks of July 18th and August 8th, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

All 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. camps include swimming at Valley Tennis & Swim Club. Early registration discounts if you register by June 1. For more information contact the Rock Rec Center at (570) 696-2769 or www.rockrec.org.

Rock Rec wrestling camp set

The Rock Recreation Center is offering a wrestling camp that will run from June 20-23. The camp will be from Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The cost is $250 which includes lunch and swimming for leisure at the Valley Tennis and Swim Club.

Camp will be instructed by Rocky Bonomo and Brian Morrow. For more information please call us at 570-696-2769.

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 for in girls and boys divisions, 5-12 grades. 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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