Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: Wyoming Area Wrestling Clinic is Oct. 1

September 23rd, 2016 11:39 am

Kickball tournament is Sept. 24

EXETER - The “Save Our Courts” kickball tournament fundraiser to help fund the construction of new tennis courts for Wyoming Area will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, with a rain date of Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Wyoming little league fields.

It will be a double elimination with a one-hour game limit, 10 run mercy rule, three outs end an inning/forced tag rule/no sliding or hitting runner with ball. Batters are limited to three kicks.

Award will be given to the winners and runner-up.

Team size is from 9-11 players for ages 7 and up. The cost is either $10 per player or a Team Sponsorship of $200 per team.

There will also be basket raffles, 50/50 and food concessions.

A donation of $200 and up will get a business name on a banner that will be hung at the tennis courts across from Wyoming Area Stadium and a Good Samaritan plaque to hang at said business.

For more information, or to make a donation, contact us on Facebook “Save our Courts Kickball Tournament” or call Lisa Minnelli at 570-357-2057.

WA to host wrestling clinic Oct. 1

EXETER — Wyoming Area Wrestling Club will sponsor a fall wrestling clinic, for Wyoming Area students only, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Wyoming Area gymnasium.

All grades, new and returning wrestlers welcome. No experience needed. There will be demonstrations, live wrestling and a chance to meet new coaching staff and instruction on how wrestling improves coordination, discipline, attitude, physical fitness, endurance and self-confidence.

Signups for the elementary team is on the day of the clinic and will be held also from 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 3.

Clinic is free, but cost for the season is $75 per wrestler, plus fundraiser, and each additional family wrestler is $25. Birth certificate is required at sign up.

For more information call at Michelle, 570-357-5108.

WA to host bball camp

EXETER — The Wyoming Area girls basketball team is holding Learn2Hoop Elementary Program for girls in 3rd through 6th grades. Sessions will be held on from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday’s from Oct. 2 through Oct. 30.

Cost is $35 per player ($20 for each additional sibling after first). Registration form can be found at

Intramural program set at WAC

EXETER — The Wyoming Area Catholic Intramural Sports Program 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.

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.