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Ring of Pride Weekend set for Sept. 16

Ring of Pride Weekend will be held September 16, at Jake Sobeski Stadium in West Pittston. There will be a ceremony at the 50-yard line before the Lake-Lehman game honoring Dante Bovani, Mike Liberski and Tommy Evans who will be inducted into the Ring of Pride. The 1971 Championship team will also be honored. It is their 40thanniversary.

There will be a cocktail party immediately following the game at St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall in Exeter. Tickets are $25 each and includes hors d’oeuvres and beverages (beer, wine and soft drinks). All fans of Warrior Football are invited to attend and questions should be directed to Lou Ciampi Jr. at 654-4040.

All members (players, coaches, managers etc) of the 1971 championship team are encouraged to attend the football game for the pregame ceremony plus the cocktail party. Any 1971 team member with questions should contact Dave Amico atdamico@wyomingarea.org. If any family members have contact with former players out of town, please relay this message to them.

Lady Birds seeking bowlers

The Lady Birds Bowling League needs bowlers to fill its Wednesday night league.

The league is a women’s league with a 90 percent handicap. Interested bowlers are asked to call Margie at 457-7581 or Tricia at 654-2537. The Lady Birds Bowling League will begin the 2011-2012 bowling season on Wednesday, September 7, at Modern Lanes in Exeter. Bowlers please report at 6 p.m. since bowling starts promptly at 6:15 p.m.

Meet the Warriors today

The Wyoming Area Football Parents Association will host “Meet the Warriors” today at 10:30 a.m., beginning with Mass at St. Barbara’s Church on Memorial Street in Exeter.

All players have the option to attend church before proceeding to the Wyoming Area Cafeteria for a program and light refreshments. The program will feature meeting the Wyoming Area coaches, players, cheerleaders and parents with Head Coach Randy Spencer speaking to the group about the upcoming season.

WA Wrestling Club meeting Wednesday

The Wyoming Area Wrestling Club will hold a meeting on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Sabatini’s. All wrestling parents are encouraged to attend.

Duryea LL Family Fun Night set

The Duryea Little League will hold its Family Fun Night on Friday, August 26 from 6-9 p.m. at the Main Field.

All players and their families are invited. The event will include games and refreshments. Anyone wishing to donate a food item or dessert may do so.

Duryea LL meeting tonight

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

Car Wash to support OF girls’ hoops

The Old Forge Blue Devils Girls’ Basketball team will hold a car wash on Saturday, August 20 at Ace Hardware on Main Street, Old Forge from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Cost is $5.

PTLL Fall Ball seeking players

The Pittston Township Little League is currently holding player registration for the upcoming fall league. Registration fee is $25 per player and $40 per family. To register for the respective divisions, please call the following coaches: Major league - Joe at 885-0512, Minor League - Tom at 237-0765, and Coach Pitch - Carm at 760-7850. General questions can be directed to Art at 362-2825.

WA Ice Hockey Picnic Meeting

The WA Ice Hockey will be holding a picnic meeting on Sunday, August 21, at Frances Slocum State Park at 1 p.m., Rain date August 28. Any questions, contact Dawn Thomas at mejane134@aol.com.

WAFHPA meeting tomorrow at Moose

Wyoming Area Field Hockey Parents Association will hold a meeting on Monday,August 15, at the Moose Lodge in West Pittston at 7 p.m.

Lady Patriots Basketball Booster Club Meeting

The Lady Patriots Basketball Booster Club will hold a meeting, Monday, August 22.

All parents are welcome to attend this brief meeting which will be held at Tony’s Pizza in Port Griffith starting at 7:30 p.m. The upcoming school year and the girls’ basketball program will be discussed.

Duryea LL Fall Ball registrations

The Duryea Little League is holding Fall Ball registrations for Coach Pitch, Minor, and Major age groups. Please call Ron at (570) 655-0203 for more information.

Diamond Devils tryouts this week

There will be tryouts for Diamond Devils Softball Team on Monday and Tuesday under the lights at the Old Forge Miles Street Community Park Diamond at 8 p.m. Tryouts are open to girls in grades 9-12. Candidates must reside in Old Forge and attend Old Forge High School.

Fall Hoops League

A Varsity Boys Premiere Fall Basketball League hosted by the FIRM AC will start Sept 4 and run every Sunday in September with up to seven games at Lake Lehman High School. If you’re interested please contact James Perez at 570-235-4832.

Free Firm hoops clinic offered

The Firm AC is offering a free boys’ hoop clinic every Sunday in September at Lake-Lehman High School. Sessions will run from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. and begin on Sept. 4.

For more info contact Coach Perez at flashgordon3367@gmail.com.

WFW Girls Basketball

The Firm AC will host a free WFW Basketball Session for girls in grades 7-12 on August 21 from 5-6:30 p.m. For more info, contact Coach Darnell Ford at darnell@yahoo.com

WFW Boys Basketball

The Firm AC will host a free WFW Basketball Session for boys in grades 7-12 on August 28 from 5-6:30 p.m. For more info, contact Coach Darnell Ford at darnell@yahoo.com.

Firm 49ers Girls Clinic

The Firm AC 49’s will host a free girls’ only basketball clinic on Sept. 18 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for girls in grades 4-9. For more info, contact Coach Darnell Ford at darnell@yahoo.com

PA Senior Class 2012 golf tourney

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 captain and crew event. Tickets are $60 each, and includes an Ol’ Fashioned Cookout. Prizes will be awarded for two flights, longest drive (men and women) and closest to the pin (men and women). 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. Donations and/or sponsorship will benefit the 2012 graduating class all night party. The party will be held on graduation night, providing a safe place for students to celebrate together.

Helping Hands Society golf tourney set

The Helping Hands Society will hold is annual golf tournament at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountaintop on Friday, August 19 with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The Helping Hands Society is a non-profit organization that offers educational and therapeutic services to special needs children of Luzerne, Carbon and Schuylkill Counties.

The Captain and Crew tournament will offer many exciting prizes, games, hotdogs on the course, dinner immediately following and a sports memorabilia auction by PAC Signatures. Golfers can register for $100 by contacting Joell Martinelli, director of marketing and fundraising at the Helping Hands Society at 570-455-4958 or via email at jmartinelli@helpinghandssociety.com. There are also many sponsorship opportunities available for this much needed fundraiser. For more information on the Helping Hands Society visit www.helpinghandssociety.com.

Boylan Foundation Golf Tournament slated

The 2011 Boylan Foundation Golf Tournament will be held August 19 with an 11 a.m. shotgun start.

The cost is $100 per person for the captain and crew event. Dinner is 4 p.m. and can be attended without playing golf for $25.

For more information call Joe Boylan at 570-371-9962, or by email at joe@boylanfoundation.com. Checks can be made payable to the Boylan Foundation.

NEPA Wildcats holding tryouts

The NEPA/Abington Wildcats 16 & Under and 18 & Under Fastpitch Travel softball organizations will be hosting tryouts for their fall 2011/summer 2012 teams. The team will be attending several college showcases. Tryouts will be held today from 1-3 p.m. at Abington Heights High School.

For more information or to schedule a private tryout, contact Vic Thomas at (570) 351-5187, Mike Thomas at (570) 241-7030, John Kelly at (570) 504-4808, or by email at AbingtonWildcats@yahoo.com.

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