Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: Intramural sports for Wyoming Area Catholic School in Exeter begin Sept. 6


    PA to honor first football team

    YATESVILLE — Pittston Area School District will honor its first high school football team and members of the first graduating class, the Class of 1967, at the homecoming game on Friday, Sept. 16 at Charley Trippi Stadium.

    The first Patriot team took the field 50 years ago in September 1966. All members of the 1966 PA football team and members of the Class of ‘67 are invited to the game, along with all PA football players, cheerleaders, majorettes, and homecoming queens over the past 50 years.

    Game time is 7 p.m. A pre-game reception will begin at 5:30 p.m.

    If planning to attend email Dawn Licata at, or call 570-654-2415, ext. 2102. If interested in being a part of a PA alumni band email Adam Burdette at

    The first Pittston Area graduating class, the Class of 1967, will mark its 50th anniversary in June and gather for a reunion next September.

    Lady Birds to start Sept. 7

    EXETER — The Lady Birds Bowling League will begin the 2016-17 season on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at Modern Lanes in Exeter. Bowlers are to report at 6 p.m. and bowling starts at 6:15.

    Intramural program set at WAC

    EXETER — The Wyoming Area Catholic Intramural Sports Program will begin Tuesday, Sept. 6 and will run until Friday, Oct. 28. The programs offered beginning the first week will be boys and girls flag football and volleyball. Students in grades 4-8 are eligible to participate.

    Boys flag football will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, with the final game on Thursday, Oct. 27. Girls flag football will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday, with the final game on Wednesday, Oct. 26. Volleyball will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. on Friday, with the final game Friday, Oct. 28.

    Gym teacher Jerry Renfer will be the coach of all sports.

    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.
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