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Pittston Area XC Parents meeting Monday

There will be a meeting of the Pittston Area Cross Country Parents Association on Monday, at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. All parents of JV and varsity athletes are encouraged to attend. Plans for the cross country season will be discussed.

WAFHPA hosting Meet the Warriors

The Wyoming Area Field Hockey Parents Association invites all players, family and friends to meet the Lady Warriors Field Hockey team and coaches on Monday at 7 p.m. in the Secondary Center Cafeteria.

New Varsity Head Coach, Megan Krebs and her staff will be introduced as well as the players on this year’s Junior High and Varsity teams. Light refreshments will be served.

A brief meeting of the Parents Association will take place at the conclusion of event. All parents are encouraged to participate. Parents are also reminded to bring their bags of confetti that need to be stuffed to MTLW.

Walk for Autism

The second annual Emanon "Walk for Autism" will take place on Friday evening, September 9. Registration is 4 p.m. and the walk begins at 5 p.m. Participants can choose to walk 18 holes or 9 holes at a cost of $10 for adult or $5 for children). Walkers can also enjoy an All-You-Can-Eat spaghetti dinner and live entertainment (Jeremy the DJ and karaoke) for an additional $10 for adults or $5 for children. All walkers will also receive a t-shirt commemorating the event.

For those unable to walk, the dinner is available to adults for $10 and children for $5. All proceeds go to S.A.F.E (Serving Autistic Families Everywhere). For more information, call 388-4013 or 417-0515.

WPLL Whiffle Ball Tourney slated

The West Pittston Little League is holding a Wiffleball Tournament on September 10, (rain date to be announced) at West Pittston Little League. Sign-ins are from 8 to 9 a.m. Game starts at 9 a.m. Team registration fee $25 due by September 6. Five players per team age brackets are 7-9, 10-13 and 14-adult.

There will be food, refreshments, basket raffles, Alex’s Lemonade Stand, and winner’s trophies. Registration form including name of team, age bracket, names of players, name and phone number of team contact, and emergency contacts for players under 18 (one for each player) along with payments should be mailed to Kory Angeli, 205 York Avenue, West Pittston, 18643.

Call Lisa at 406-5585 for basket donations. Please make checks payable to the EJS Fund.

WA Basketball hosting golf tourney

The Wyoming Area Basketball Inaugural golf outing will be held on Saturday, September 24 at 8 a.m. (shotgun), at the Applewood Golf Club in Harding.

Cost is $80 per player, $320 per foursome. Format is four-man captain and crew. Includes green fees, carts, refreshments, dinner at Applewood following the tournament, prizes for flights. Cash or checks accepted.

For more information and questions call Coach Al Brogna at 883-4598, Assistant Coach Paul Hindmarsh at 693-1655, Tracy Carey at 313-0837, Joe Vullo at 498-1394 or Doreen Zezza 954-3504.

All profits benefit Wyoming Area Boys’ Basketball Program. If you are interested in sponsoring holes or making any donations, please contact any of the people listed above.

Ring of Pride Weekend, 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 40th anniversary.

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.

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.

Firm 49ers Girls Clinic

The Firm AC 49’ers 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.

UNICO 5K set for Sept. 3

The Scranton Chapter of UNICO, the largest Italian American service organization in the United States will sponsor a 5k run/walk on Sat., Sept. 3 before the start of the annual Italian Festival in downtown Scranton.

Proceeds will go to the V Foundation for cancer research. Runners (and walkers) can pre-register by mailing a $20 check to Scranton UNICO 5K, PO Box 278, Dunmore, PA 18512. Registration will be held on the day of the race from 8-9:30 a.m. at the corner of N. Washington Avnue and Linden Street.

President’s Day Tournament

The annual President’s Day Tournament benefiting S.A.F.E. (Supporting Autism & Families Everywhere) will be held September 11 at the Emanon Country Club in Falls.

For information on golfing in the tournament, contact the Emanon Country Club at 570-388-6112.

Tee sponsorships are available for $30 and can be sent to Mildred Petrucci, c/o, Modern Market, 1179 Wyoming Ave., Exeter, PA 18643.

Pace Setters seeking teams

The Pace Setter Athletic Club of Northeastern PA will sponsor and operate a series of "Fall Ball" basketball leagues. The leagues will include a 5th & 6th grade boys division, a 5th & 6th grade girls division, a 7th & 8th boys division, a 7th & 8th girls division and an Adult (over 30) division.

Games will be played at the Greater Scranton YMCA in Dunmore on both in outdoor and indoor courts. The leagues will run through Sept., Oct. and Nov. Interested parties contact Pace Setter A.C. at 347-7018 or 575-0941 or e-mail pacesetterbasketball@verizon.net.

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