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PA wrestling boosters hosting ‘Benefit 4 Eric’

The Pittston Area Wrestling Booster Club will host a “Benefit 4 Eric” on Sunday, Sept. 25 at the By-Pass Lounge in Pittston Twp. from 5-9 p.m. to support Eric Danaher, a Pittston Area student/athlete, and his family, who lost their Parsonage Street, Hughestown home and possessions to fire in July.

Admission is $10. All proceeds will benefit Eric and his family. The booster club will provide food. Bar menu and beverages will be optional.

If you cannot attend, yet are interested in making a donation, please forward gifts to the Pittston Area Wrestling Booster Club, P.O. Box 832, Pittston, 18640.

PA Class of 2010 Tourney rescheduled

The Pittston Area class of 2012 Parents’ Association Golf Tournament that was scheduled for August 28 has been re-scheduled to September 18 due to Hurricane Irene. The tournament will be held at the Four Seasons Golf Club in Exeter, with an 8 a.m. shot gun start.

The tournament is a four member captain and crew, $60 a player ($240 per team), price includes green fees, cart, lunch and beverages. Openings for teams are still available.

Reservations can be made by calling Melanie Yozwiak at 262-6714 or mail check payable to Pittston Area Parents Association Class of 2012 and mail to 491 Broad Street, Pittston, 18640. Prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd flight, closest to pin and longest drive.

All proceeds will go towards keeping the class of 2012 safe on graduation night by hosting an all night party for the class.

Red Devils meeting Tuesday

The Pittston Red Devils Sportsmen Club will meet Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Dr. Nicholas Ruggero’s home in West Pittston.

All summer events will be discussed along with upcoming fall and winter events. All members are urged to attend this important meeting.

WABPA seeking officers

The Wyoming Area Girls’ Basketball Parents Association is still looking for parents to fill its President & Vice-President positions for the upcoming 2011-2012 season.

This association has a lot to offer our girls and we do not want it to close. The new varsity head coach, Ryan Kennedy, is eager to get started with our association to plan the upcoming season.

Anyone interested in taking either of these seats or any questions can call Theresa Wysocki at 333-4157.

WA Ice Hockey holding final registration

The WA Ice Hockey Association will hold their final 2011-2012 registration for7th thru 12 grade students residing within the Wyoming Area School District.

Registration will be held Wednesday at Stites Street Firehouse, West Wyoming, at the monthly parents meeting at 7 p.m. A $100 deposit will be required at the time of registration.

For more information contact Dawn Thomas atmejane134@aol.com

OFLL Field Day set

The Old Forge Little League will host Field Day for the PONY, Minor League and Little League division for all boys and girls on Sunday, September 11.

Boys PONY and Minor League will be at 10 a.m. at Community Park at Miles Street. It will be over at 12:15 p.m. Little League will be from 11:30 a.m. at the Community Park until 1:45 p.m.

Girls PONY and Coach pitch will be from 1-3:15 p.m., and Girls Little League Softball will run from 2:30 p.m. until 5 p.m.

Cost for adults/parents will be approximately $6 per person. Players are free.

Any questions, call John Belko 570-457-2188 or John Armillay at 357-2742.

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.

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 today.

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.

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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