Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: Pittston Area’s tennis camp begins Monday, July 18

June 24th, 2016 10:15 am

PA cross country to meet

PITTSTON — The Pittston Area Cross Country Parents Organization will hold election of officers at a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 29 at Savo’s Pizza in the Pittston Plaza.

Run 4 Fun will be July 4

WEST PITTSTON — The West Pittston Parks and Recreation Board and the Wyoming Area cheerleaders are co-sponsoring this year’s Fourth of July Young Run 4 Fun that will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, July 4 at Anthony “Jake” Sobeski Stadium.

This year the children will be running in memory of Mayor Tony Denisco.

Registration forms are available at the West Pittston Borough office and cost is $10 for pre-registration, which includes T-shirt and goody bag, or a $10 fee on race day.

Children runners ages 2 to 14 are welcome and the race will be 1/8 mile up to 2 miles.

Donations can be made by check and made payable to the West Pittston Parks Recreation Board and mailed to the borough office, 555 Exeter Ave., West Pittston, PA 18643.

PA tennis camp this July

HUGHESTOWN — The Pittston Area girls tennis team will host a camp for children in kindergarten through fourth grade from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 18 to Thursday, July 21 at the courts at the Martin Mattei Middle School.

Cost is $40 per player which includes practice, T-shirt, team match, healthy peanut-free snack and all equipment. All instructors are USTA certified 10 and under coaches. The camp is part of the Middle States Rally Stars. For more information contact Susan Connors at

Miles for Michael tourney is July 29

PITTSTON — The Miles for Michael Golf Tournament will be held Friday, July 29 at Blue Ridge Golf Club in Mountain Top.

Registrations and lunch will be held at 11 a.m. and a shotgun start will take place at 1 p.m. Following the event, participants can attend an awards ceremony and dinner. Prizes will be awarded for flights, closest to pin, and longest drive.

For more information, or to register, sponsor, or donate, contact Kristy Rosiak or Mary Rossi at 570-654-5505.

WA football to host tourney

EXETER — The Wyoming Area Football Alumni Open golf tournament will be held Saturday, July 30 at Four Seasons Golf Club.

The event is captain and crew and is scheduled for a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost is $85 per golfer, which includes food, refreshments, entertainment and prizes. The tournament is limited to the first 92 entries. Proceeds from the event benefit the Wyoming Area Football Alumni Association.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more information contact Lou Ciampi Jr. at 570-654-4040 for more information.

Dance school hosting golf tourney

WILKES-BARRE — The David Blight School of Dance will host a golf tournament at 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 at Wilkes-Barre Golf Club.

Cost for the captain and crew event is $90 per person. There will be a dinner, drinks, raffles, auctions, games, mulligans and on course competitions. Participants are asked to register by July 1. Send payment with names of foursome to David Blight School of Dance, Attn. Dina Jaslar, 91 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

For more information call 570-362-1981 or email

Duryea LL holding purse bingo

OLD FORGE — Duryea Little League Designer Purse Bingo will be held Sunday, Aug. 14 at the Eagle McLure Hose Company, 375 Milwaukee Ave., Old Forge.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and bingo starts at 1 p.m. The event will feature 20 regular games for $20 and there will be special games, a basket raffle, a bake sale, food and refreshments available.

Tickets can be purchased during regular business hours at Town Tavern in Duryea, Bronzed Bunz in Duryea, Joyce Insurance Group in Pittston or Polish’d Hair & Nail Salon in West Pittston.

Tickets can also be purchased by contacting Kristy Rosiak at 570-479-0031 or Kim Mauriello at 570-814-3502.

Miles for Michael run will be Aug. 20

PITTSTON — The 2016 Miles for Michael/Tomato Festival 5K Run and Fun Walk will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20.

Registration will be held at 8:30 a.m. at the Greater Pittston YMCA. Online registration at can be found at