Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: Duryea American Legion planning trip to Little League World Series

August 18th, 2016 5:21 pm

WA cross country parents to meet

WYOMING — The Wyoming Area Cross Country Parents Association will hold a parents’ meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22. Plans for the upcoming season will be discussed. The meeting will be held under the pavilion at the cross country course.

LL World Series trip is Aug. 25

DURYEA — The Duryea American Legion Post 585, in conjunction with the Ladies Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion, are holding its annual bus trip to the Little League World Series on Thursday, Aug. 25.

This is a free trip open to those ages 7 and older.

The bus will leave at 11:45 a.m. from the Duryea VFW parking lot, 492 Stephenson St., and return after the second game is over.

Free hoagies, chips, snacks and drinks will be provided. Sign up at the post home, 329 Main St., or by calling 570-457-4242.

PCLL hosting movie night

PITTSTON — The Pittston City Little League will host the organization’s first Movie in the Park at the Sullivan Park field Friday, Aug. 26.

Gates open at 6 p.m. The event is open to anyone and the stand will be open for food and treats. The movie will be “The Sandlot.”

WA cross country to host car wash

WEST PITTSTON — The Wyoming Area Cross Country team will host a car wash from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at West Side Auto Valero Service Station on Wyoming Avenue in West Pittston. Cost is $5 per car.

St. Monica’s holding golf tourney

WEST WYOMING — St. Monica Parish’s fourth annual golf outing and dinner will be held Sunday, Aug. 28 at Emanon Country Club.

Registration begins at 1 p.m. with a 2 p.m. start. Price of registration is $65 per person or $260 per foursome and the event features dinner, raffles, prices and on-course refreshments.

Registration is held every weekend following Mass and payments are due by Tuesday, Aug. 23.

For more information contact Howard Kelly at 570-574-1677, John Piszak at 570-313-8586 or Frank Casarella at 570-313-5515.

Proceeds benefit Parish Christian Society.

Avoca AOH sponsoring golf tournament

TAYLOR — The Avoca Ancient Order of Hibernians will sponsor the Thomas P. Durkin Memorial Open at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3 at Pine Hills Golf Course.

Cost is $90 per golfer with a luncheon to follow.

For more information, contact Jim Doran at 570-417-8563, Gene Philbin at 570-313-3079 or stop by the West Side Club any Thursday evening.

YMCA hosting adult 3-on-3 tourney

PITTSTON — The Thomas Tigue Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament for men and women age 18 and older will be held Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept. 18 at the Greater Pittston YMCA.

Cost is $40 per team, and can be made up of 3 or 4 players. The tournament will be double elimination. Deadline to register is Saturday, Sept. 10. For more information contact Programming Director Brandon Hampton at 570-655-2255, ext. 103.

Sports club attending PSU games

HUGHESTOWN — The Hughestown Sports Club will attend all Penn State home games this season.

Transportation is available to both club members and anyone interested in attending home games. A few season tickets are available as well as individual tickets.

For more information, call 570-457-5705.