Junior Lions signups
On Saturday, June 27, the Lackawanna Trail junior Lions football and cheer programs will hold in person registration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Christy Mathewson Park Pavilion in Factoryville.
Football jersey ordering and fitting will be done at this time, by Finan Detail. A $45 payment, by check or credit card, is required at time of order.
For more information, message the Lackawanna Trail junior Lions football and cheer Facebook page.
Around the links
At the Canoe Club, Warren Rozelle and Mike Vassil teamed up for a 2-under-par 58 to win the Summer Slam on June 7. That was good enough for a one-stroke win over the teams of Tony Libassi-Jim Davis and Ryne Luce-/Mike Hopkins.
Flight results: first, Bob Chylak-Gary Yegelski 63, Bill McDermott-Dave Maddock 64, Bill Gross-Bill Gaylord 65; second, Tom Boles-Joe Mesko 67, Ted Rice-Carl Pazzaglia 68, Dave Rees Jr.-Michael Bluhm 69.
Scranton’s Dave Lewis registered his first hole-in-one on the 165-yard fourth hole at Emanon Country Club. His 8-iron shot came during an Industrial League match. Witnessing the feat were Tom Bryan Jr., Tom Kerrigan and Gary Frisbie.
Shadowbrook golf camp
The annual golf camp, held at Shadowbrook, will be held August 3-6 this year. Watch for more information.
Lackawanna County’s annual three-on-three basketball tournament on Wyoming Avenue in Scranton won’t happen this year.
About 75 teams signed up to compete in the basketball tournament in 2018. Between players, fans and officials, that event would likely far exceed the state’s 250-person cap on gatherings in the green phase even if there was sufficient time for planning.
Camoni was not involved in the decision to cancel the events, but lauded officials for prioritizing public health.
Fishing derby off
East Lemon Sportsmen’s Club fishing derby, scheduled to be held on Father’s Day, June 21, 2020 has been canceled.
The Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre Railriders released a statement on Friday to their fans, addressing returns and refunds of season tickets.
The statement read, in part, “While we await more information on when baseball will return, we must fulfill our commitment to (the fans) by providing flexible options to choose from as it relates to the status of your tickets purchased for the 2020 season schedule in Moosic. We certainly understand the hardships this global pandemic has caused, so hopefully this eases some concern to get these options to you now and not waiting for an official announcement from Minor League Baseball.”
Ticket holders can select and click one of the appropriate links on the teams website to complete and submit ticket refunds or exchange requests (separated by ticket type). Once received, a representative will fulfill your request.If fans have already received and submitted their requests, no further action is needed.
2020-2021 CIPPE Physicals may be given beginning on June 1. CIPPE forms can be found on the PIAA website. There will be no waiver for sport physicals as stepping outside of PIAA’s traditional standard of care would potentially risk the health and safety of students.
Sportsperson of the Week
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