Sports Briefs: Stan Waleski Baketball Camp continues July 30 to Aug. 3

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Stan Waleski Basketball Camp continues

PITTSTON — Openings are available in the Stan Waleski Basketball Camp set for 9 a.m. to noon at the Greater Pittston YMCA Monday, July 30 to Friday, Aug 3.

This camp is for boys and girls in grade 2 through 8.

Interested players are invited to attend one or both camp weeks.

The camp stresses skills, fundamentals, competitions, team play and fun with all players receiving a camp certificate and t shirt. The camp also features grouping by age and grade in boys and girls divisions.

For camp information, call Coach Waleski at 570-457-1206 or Coach LoBrutto at 570-654-8030. Interested players can also e-mail stanwaleski@yahoo.com.

Complete scheduling and registration information is available at stanwaleski.com. Interested players can also visit the camp on Facebook.

Players may also walk in and register 30 minutes prior to the start of either camp.

NEPA Wolfpack tryouts are Aug. 2

SCRANTON — NEPA Wolfpack 14U girls travel softball team will hold tryouts for its upcoming fall 2018 and summer 2019 season from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 at Riverfront Sports Complex, 5 West Olive St.

For additional information or to pre-register, contact Pete Gutowski at 570-499-6191.

Stan Waleski Basketball Camp registrations underway

LAFLIN — Registrations for the Stan Waleski Basketball Camp will conclude Friday, Aug. 3

This camp is for boys and girls in grades kindergarten through 8 and will be held at the St. Joseph’s Oblates gym.

The camp stresses skills, fundamentals, competitions, team play and fun with all players receiving a camp t shirt and certificate. The camp also features grouping by age and grade in boys and girls divisions.

For camp information, call Coach Waleski at 570-457-1206 or Coach LoBrutto at 570-654-8030.

Interested players may also e-mail stanwaleski@yahoo.com.

PA Field Hockey camp is Aug. 6-10

HUGHESTOWN — The Pittston Area field hockey team will host a summer camp Monday, Aug. 6 to Friday, Aug. 10 for students in grades 2 thorugh 8 at the Primary Center top field, 210 Rock St.

The camp will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. daily students do not have to be part of the Pittston Area School District to attend.

Players are required to bring their own mouth guard, but all other equipment will be provided if needed.

For more information, or to register, contact Coach Kaitlyn Connoers at drkaitlynconnors@gmail.com or Coach Gabby Vaxmonsky at gabbyvax@gmail.com.

Firefighter Softball Tournament is Aug. 10-12

AVOCA — The Avoca/Dupont Little League will host the annual Avoca Firefighter Softball Tournament from Friday, Aug. 10 through Sunday, Aug. 12.

The league operates the concession stand during the tournament as a fundraiser.

Anyone willing to volunteer to operate the concession stand during the tournament may contact the league at 570-906-1033 or by email at avdll2@aol.com.

Bocce Ball Tournament is Aug. 11

OLD FORGE — The Third Annual Bocce Ball Tournament benefiting Make-A-Wish® Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia will be held Saturday, Aug. 11 at Arcaro & Genell’s, 443 S. Main St.

This event is hosted by Walker Law Office. The games will begin at 8 a.m. and run throughout the day.

The cost is $100 per team and includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, beverages and T-shirts. Each team must have four members.

The tournament will also feature a basket raffle and door prizes.

Spectators are welcome and can purchase lunch and dinner tickets for $20 a guest.

There is only room for 24 teams.

For more information, or to reserve a spot, contact Ryan at 570-344-2355 or Pam at 570-351-6411.

Tennis clinic is Aug. 13-16

HUGHESTOWN — The Pittston Area girls varsity tennis team will hold a skills clinic for girls in grades 7 and 8 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13 through Thursday, Aug. 16 at the tennis courts at the Martin Mattei Middle School, 120 New St.

The clinic will be taught by high school coaches and USTA-trained team members.

Cost is $30 and is open to students from all schools. Email sconnors76@gmail.com to reserve a spot.

Miles for Michael is Aug. 18

PITTSTON — The Miles for Michael/ Tomato Festival 5K and Fun Walk will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 with a 10 a.m. start from the Greater Pittston YMCA, Main Street.

Participants may register at runsignup.com/pittstontomatofest.

Avoca/Dupont LL meeting is Aug. 19

AVOCA — The next monthly meeting for the Avoca/Dupont Little League will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19 at the little league field.

Among the items to be discussed will be the fall season, as well as the regular league business.

All fall season coaches are required to attend the meeting.

SERVPRO golf tournament is Aug. 27

EXETER — SERVRPRO of Kingston, Pittston City and Wyoming County will host a golf tournament Monday, Aug. 27 at Fox Hill Country Club.

Registration begins at 10 a.m. with a shotgun start of 10 a.m. and a cocktail reception to follow at 3 p.m.

Golfer registration and sponsorship opportunities are now available through Friday, Aug. 17. To register a team of four, email Chelsea English at cenglish@servpro10509.com.

All proceeds reaised will benefit CASA of Luzerne County.

Thomas P. Durkin open is Sept. 1

TAYLOR — The Thomas P. Durkin Memorial Avoca Open will be held Saturday, Sept. 1 with an 8 a.m. shotgun start at Pine Hills Golf Course.

Cost is $90 per golfer which includes course fees, golf cart, cash prizes, and luncheon to follow at the West Side Club. Format is Captain & Mate.

Gibbons Ford of Dickson City will award a new vehicle to the first hole-in-one on a designated hole.

To register, contact Jim Doran at 570-417-8563 or Gene Philbin at 570-313-3079 or stop by the West Side Club on Thursday Evenings.

The Avoca Open is sponsored by the Avoca Ancient Order of Hibernians and all proceeds benefit a scholarship fund for local high school graduates and other community projects.

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