Sports briefs: Valley Laxerz looking for players, holding free lacrosse clinics in West Pittston

February 5th, 2016 11:52 am

Little League sign ups for Avoca

AVOCA — Avoca/Dupont Little League will hold sign ups from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8; Tuesday, Feb. 9; and Wednesday, Feb. 10 at the upper Avoca Little League clubhouse. Registration fee for T-ball, Coach Pitch, Minor and Major baseball is $65 per player and $80 for family of two or more players.

Junior and senior teener baseball, which will again combine with Pittston, has a fee of $95 for each player. Softball players fee for Pittston Area softball is $80 per player or $130 for two or more players.

PA football boosters meet Feb. 9

YATESVILLE — The Pittston Area Football Booster Club will hold a Parent/Team meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9 in the high school cafeteria. Final plans will be discussed for Night of the Races on Saturday, March 12 at Mt. Carmel Hall and returns (sold and unsold) for Night of the Race tickets will be collected at this time.

Exeter Little League registration

EXETER — The Exeter Lions Little League will hold baseball and softball registrations on the following dates at the Exeter Scout Home: Tuesday, Feb. 9; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11; and noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13.

The Scout Home is located on Wyoming Avenue and Lincoln Street. Entrance is located behind the Exeter Borough Building, 1101 Wyoming Ave.

All registration forms can be obtained in advance via the league website,

WA lacrosse parents meet Feb. 10

EXETER — There will be a parents’ meeting for the Wyoming Area boys and girls lacrosse teams at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at the Wyoming Area Secondary Center, 20 Memorial St. Gertrude Hawk candy bars will be available to those who have indicated selling instead of opting out of the CFO fees. Returns for those who previously sold can be dropped off as well.

Future fundraising events and in-season teams activities will be discussed.

Duryea LL meeting Feb. 11

DURYEA — Duryea Little League will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11 the Germania Hose Co. Hall, 430 Foote Ave.

This meeting is mandatory for anyone that expressed an interest in managing or coaching a team.

Pittston City LL sign ups

PITTSTON — Pittston City Little League sign ups for participants ages 4 to 13 will be held at the field house at Sullivan Park on Hillpark Avenue on the following dates and times:

Saturday, Feb. 13 — Noon to 2 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 14 — 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 20 — Noon to 2 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 21 — 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 27 — Noon to 2 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 28 — 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Cost for sign ups will be as follows: T-ball, $30; Coach Pitch, $60; Minors, $60; Majors, $60; Juniors, $95.

Wyoming/West Wyoming LL sign ups

WYOMING — The Wyoming/West Wyoming Little League will hold registrations for the 2016 season at the West Wyoming Hose Co No. 2 Fire Hall, 218 Stites St., West Wyoming, on the following dates: Thursday, Feb. 11 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon; Tuesday, Feb. 16 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Registration fees are $75 per player or $105 per family for Teeball through Major divisions and $115 per player for the Junior and Senior divisions. There is also a $50 fundraiser fee for each family due at registration for this season’s raffle drawing.

New registrants must provide a birth certificate and proof of residence. Players ages 4 through 16 are eligible. Child must turn 4 years old prior to Sept. 1, 2016. Visit to download all the necessary registrations forms.

Coyote hunt Feb. 12-14

DURYEA — The Germania Hose Company will sponsor its third annual coyote hunt Friday-Saturday, Feb. 12, 13, and 14.

Check in will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12 and 13 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14 at Germania Hose Company, 430 Foote Ave. No coyotes will be accepted after 2 p.m. Sunday.

Rules and registration forms available at For more information email or Prizes will be awarded.

Open lacrosse clinics in February

WEST PITTSTON — The Valley Laxerz will hold free lacrosse sessions starting the first week in February for any boy or girl that is interested in playing this year at the West Pittston Little League building, located behind the Little League fields in West Pittston.

Current or former Valley Laxerz boys are asked to bring helmets and gloves and girls are asked to bring goggles.

Extra sticks will be available on a first come-first serve basis are limited in quantity.

Any boy ages 8 to 14 can attend the sessions on Monday nights from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. and girls grades 2 through 8 can attend the Monday sessions as well as Friday nights from 5 to 6 p.m.

Parents will need to sign a waiver prior to participating.

Valley Laxerz seeking players

WEST PITTSTON — The Valley Laxerz lacrosse organization is looking for additional girls to fill out their fourth, fifth, sixth grade and junior high girls lacrosse teams. Teams will play approximately 10 games and one local tournament during the season against teams from the Back Mountain, Scranton, Mountain Top and Kingston areas. Any girl who presently resides in the Wyoming Valley is eligible to play.

The season runs from March through May. Any questions, send an email, Robbie Switzer at or Carl Deluca at