Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: Pittston Area Football Booster Club meets July 11


    PA football boosters meet July 11

    YATESVILLE — The Pittston Area Football Booster Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, July 11 in the Cefalo Center at the high school. Welcome packets will be handed out at this time as well as information for the upcoming season.

    A coin drop will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 16 throughout the community.

    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.

    DePrimo tourney is Aug. 6

    WEST PITTSTON — The 1st Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo Memorial Fund of the Luzerne Foundation will host its eighth annual golf tournament Aug. 6 at the Wilkes Barre Golf Club. Registration is at 7 a.m. with captain and crew tee-off at 8 a.m.

    Cost is $75 per golfer, which includes cart and 18 holes of golf, followed by dinner and awards.

    Sponsors are being accepted for $500 up to $1,000, which includes recognition at the event through prominently displayed signage on all golf carts, recognition at luncheon, as well as on the tournament website. Sargent Level Sponsor is $100, which receives recognition at the event through prominently displayed signage at one hole at the tournament as well as on the website.

    The tournament proceeds support the DePrimo scholarship, music grants and events for local veterans.

    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
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