Sports Briefs: Golf tournament is Aug. 27


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

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.

Avoca/Dupont LL meeting is Sept. 9

AVOCA — 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.

The next meeting for the Avoca/Dupont Little League will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at the little league field.

During the meeting, the election of officers for the 2018- 2019 season will be conducted. The available positions are League President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Player Agent, and Safety Officer.

The president oversees all league operations. The vice president fills in when the president is not available and is the head of all committees. The treasurer maintains league financial records. The Secretary records the minutes of meetings and disseminates league news. The player agent is the first point of contact for any player issues and assists in selecting all-star teams. The safety officer is in charge of maintaining the safety of the players and spectators.

In addition to the elected positions the following non-elected positions are available: field maintenance coordinator, social media coordinator, website administrator, coaching coordinator, concession stand coordinator, fundraising committee members, scoreboard operator, and team parents.

All fall season coaches are required to attend the meeting.

Anyone wishing to volunteer or anyone interested in the league, is welcome.