Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: NEPA Wildcats Fastpitch Travel Softball Organization tryouts continue Sunday, Aug. 13

August 11th, 2017 1:19 pm

NEPA Wildcats tryouts underway

CLARKS SUMMIT — The NEPA Wildcats Fastpitch Travel Softball Organization will hold tryouts for the 16U division for their Fall 2017/Summer 2018 team from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13; 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15; 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19; 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20.

All tryouts will be held at Abington Heights High School, 222 Noble Road. Private tryouts are also available by appointment.

For additional information, call 570-504-4808, 570-351-5187, 570-241-7030 or email

Duryea Little League in-person registration is Aug. 13

DURYEA — The Duryea Little League will hold its only in-person signup for fall baseball from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13 at the Duryea Little League Field.

Registration is open for Coach Pitch, Minors, Majors divisions.

Online registrations are being accepted at anytime on the Duryea Little League website up until Sunday evening.

Duryea Little League holding online registration

DURYEA — Duryea Little League is conducting registration for the 2017 Fall Ball season (Majors, Minors, and Coach Pitch) online.

The cost is $50 per player, or $70 per family.

To sign up, visit and click the registration link.

PA Boys Basketball Booster Club fundraisier is Aug. 26

PITTSTON — The Pittston Area Boys Basketball Booster Club is having a fundraiser from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26 at the Red Mill, 340 S. Main St.

Junior Patriots seek sponsors for ‘Night at the Races’ event

PITTSTON — The Pittston Junior Patriots will hold a “Night at the Races” Saturday, Aug. 26 and sponsorship signups for the event are still being accepted.

Funds from the event will be used to assist with football and cheerleading expenses.

The cost to sponsor is $100 for a full page ad, $50 for a half page ad, or $25 for a quarter page ad to display name or logo in the race booklet. Checks should be made payable to Pittston Jr. Patriots, 63 East Fronthingham St. Pittston, PA 18640.

For more information, conact president John Symons at 570-507-4876 or email

Avoca AOH golf tournament is Sept. 2

TAYLOR — The Avoca Ancient Order of Hibernians will sponsor the Thomas P. Durkin Memorial Open on Saturday, Sept. 2 at Pine Hills Country Club with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

Cost is $90 per golfer which includes cart, green fees, prizes and dinner. Gibbons Ford will sponsor a 2017 For for the first hole-in-one.

For more information, contact Jim Doran at 570-417-8563 or Gene Philbin at 570-313-3079, or stop by the West Side Social Club, 711 McAlpine St., Avoca, any Thursday evening to register.