The Mark Casper HOOPS4ME Camp, a fun, educational course in the fundamentals of basketball will be held at Wyoming Area Catholic gym, Wyoming Ave in Exeter (behind St. Cecilia’s) from August 15-20.
The camp will run for boys, grades 3-5 (school year ‘11-’12) from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; for boys grades 6-8 (school year ‘11-’12) from 1-4 p.m.
Cost is $65 per player or $55 per player with more than one player per family.
FUNdamentals covered will be dribbling, shooting, passing, offensive / defensive positioning, foot / hand speed drills, boxing out, screen & roll, defending the screen and roll, man-to-man defensive positioning, and more.
There will be some 3 on 3 competitions, some 5 on 5, foul shooting contests, our famous skills obstacle course, and more.
Full payment must accompany application. Players receive a free T-shirt, prizes awarded. Registrations close on August 3. Space is limited.
Any questions, please call Mark 760-6396 or 883-0017 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The WA Ice Hockey will be holding its monthly meeting on Wednesday at the West Wyoming Boro Building at 7:05 p.m. Players are welcome to attend meeting after practice. Any questions contact Dawn Thomas at email@example.com.
Avoca/Dupont Little League will hold a meeting this tonight at 7 p.m. at the upper Avoca Little League field clubhouse. Board of Directors are asked to meet at 6:30 p.m.
The Hughestown Girls’ Softball League will be holding its annual banquet on July 24 from 4-9 p.m. at the Hughestown Hose Company on Center Street.
Tickets will be on sale today and Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. at the Lower Park. Everyone attending must have a ticket. No tickets will be sold at the banquet door. Any questions call Don Sr. at 655-0879 or Joann at 313-0321.
The Greater Pittston YMCA will be hosting three gymnastics camps throughout the summer.
A beginner/preschool camp will be held July 18-20, from 9-12 p.m.
An all levels camp will be held August 8-10, from 9-12 p.m.
Cost of each is $40 for YMCA family members, $50 for youth individual members, and $60 for non-YMCA members. All camps will be instructed by Christina Washington, level 10 elite gymnast. For more information contact Kelly McCabe at 655-2255 ext 104 firstname.lastname@example.org
The West Pittston Rec Board will sponsor a Kidz Camp for children 5-11 years of age, Aug. 1-5 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the West Pittston Little League.
Cost is $60 per child and will include sports, arts & crafts, games, and snacks. Registration Deadline is July 22.
Call or email Gina Malsky for details at 570-883-7277 or email@example.com.
The Pittston City Police Association is hosting a double elimination softball tournament to benefit Fallen Officers Remembered, July 29 through July 31 at the Pittston Little League. Anyone wishing to sponsor a team is asked to contact Neil Murphy 237-0059.
The cost of team sponsorship is $150 made payable to Fallen Officers Remembered.
Openings are available in the Stan Waleski Girls Basketball Camp to be held at the St. Joseph’s Oblates gym in Laflin July 18- 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. for girls entering grades 3 to 8. The camp stresses skills, fundamentals, competitions, team play and fun with all girls receiving a camp t shirt and certificate.
For camp information call Coach Waleski at 457-1206 or Coach LoBrutto at 654-8030. Camp information is available on the camp web site at stanwaleski.com or by e firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition interested players can walk in and register at the Oblates 30 minutes prior to the start of camp.
Openings are available in the Stan Waleski Kids Basketball Camp to be held for K through 4th grade boys and girls at the St. Joseph’s Oblates gym in Laflin July 18 to 24 from 9 a.m. to noon. The camp stresses skills, fundamentals, team play and fun with all players receiving a camp t shirt and certificate. For camp information call Stan Waleski at 457 - 1206 or Charles LoBrutto at 654 - 8030. Camp information is also available at stanwaleski.com or by e email@example.com. Interested players can walk in and register at the Oblates from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m.
The Wyoming Area Wrestling Club will meet Thursday, July 28 at 7 p.m. at Sabatini’s Pizza in Wyoming.
All parents are encouraged to attend (Elementary, Middle school and High school). Officer elections will be held at this meeting. Anyone interested in becoming an officer should attend.
If anyone needs additional info please call Heather at 570-417-1182 or use our web site to send an email at http://www.orgsites.com/pa/wawrestlers/.
The Pittston Area Soccer Booster Club is seeking donations of water, Gatorade, baked goods, etc. for its Patriot Cup Soccer Tournament to be held on Saturday, August 6.
In addition to food or beverages, all parents of girls and boys soccer players at the junior and senior high level are kindly asked to consider volunteering time on the day of the tournament. Also, solicitations for corporate or small business advertisements for the tournament program can also begin at this time.
Any questions or concerns can be addressed to Thom Tracy at 570-760-8535.
Wyoming Area fall sports physicals are at 3:15 p.m. at the Field House at the Stadium following this schedule:
Golf grades 9-12 July 20; Soccer (boys/girls) grades 7-8 July 20; Soccer (boys) grades 9-12 July 20; Cheerleading/Girls Tennis grades 9-12 July 20
No physical will be done without a completed School Physical Form signed by a parent/guardian. If you have not returned a completed form, pick one up at the principal’s office and bring it the day of your physical. Athletes cannot practice without a physical.
If you cannot attend on the scheduled date, please attend on the other day. Private physicals must be submitted by August 1 to be eligible to practice with your team. Private physicals must be dated after June 1, 2011.
Reminder: Proper clothing must be worn for your physical. (For example: loose t-shirts, no layers, no bathing suits.)
Guilford’s Pub in Wyoming is running a bus trip to a New York Yankees game on Monday, July 25. The $85 price includes game ticket, two-hour pre-party noon to 2 p.m. at Guilford’s and round-trip video bus transportation. Stop in Guilford’s at 87 Wyoming Avenue in Wyoming or call 693-4060.
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, week of July 25, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
2nd-3rd Grades, week of August 1, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
4th - 6th Grades, weeks of July 18 and August 8, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
All 9 a.m.-3 p.m. camps include swimming at Valley Tennis & Swim Club. For more information contact the Rock Rec Center at (570) 696-2769 or www.rockrec.org.
The second annual Keith Romanczuk Memorial Golf Tournament will be held August 13 at the Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club with a 7:30 a.m. shotgun start.
The cost of the tourney is $100 per player with a captain and crew format, and includes golf, cart, refreshments throughout the tourney, a luncheon and a chance to win various prizes. Proceeds benefit the Zawierucha Family Fund.
For more info, or to make a donation, contact Jason Romanczuk at 570-299-1438 or email Robert Romanczuk at firstname.lastname@example.org. Checks can be made payable to Keith Romanczuk Memorial Golf Tournament, 112 Center St., Floor Two, Pittston, PA 18640.
The parents of the 2012 graduation class are sponsoring the Pittston Area Senior Class of 2012 Golf Tournament on August 28 at 8 a.m. at the Four Seasons Golf Club, Exeter.
The event will be a four player captain and crew event. Tickets are $60 each, and includes an Ol’ Fashioned Cookout including hot dogs, hamburgers, and chicken BBQ. Prizes will be awarded for two flights, longest drive (men and women) and closest to the pin (men and women). There is room for 30 teams, so please reserve as soon as possible. Sponsorships available are Corporate -$500, includes foursome, meal and hold sponsorship, Gold - $100, tee box sponsor, name recognition and name on main board at club house; Silver -$50, name recognition at clubhouse.
To register, send name, phone number, company, address, email address list of players names and checks payable to Pittston Area Senior Parents Association 2012, 491 Broad Street, Pittston, 18640.
Jenkins Twp Little League will hold its annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, July 23 at Sand Springs Golf Course.
All money raised from this event will benefit the Jenkins Twp Little League. Registration fee is $75 per person ($300 per team) and includes green fee, cart fee, unlimited free driving range, hot dog and soda or beer at the turn, Italian buffet dinner, and prizes and raffles.
Registration form and more information can be found at www.jenkinstwplittleleague.com or by calling 760-7986.