Wyoming Valley Conference Boy's Basketball Association

Flash: the league's leading scorer transfers!!!

December 4, 2011
Pattee's Sports Bar
Wilkes Barre
 Pre-Season Meeting

One of the best organized conferences in the state, the Wyoming Valley Conference held their annual meeting on Sunday Dec 4 at Pattee's Sports Bar in Wilkes Barre.  Their meetings are conducted by Joe Caffrey, Association President.  The agenda was as follows
1-Team rosters made available to the coaches and media.
2-A report from the All-Star Game charities.
3-A report about the Coaches Against Cancer campaign.
4-An introduction of the media present.
5-Then an introduction of all the coaches present.
6-Each coach then discussed his team for the year and his thoughts about the division. 
Joe Caffrey
the retired Coughlin coach returns as the President of the Wyoming Valley Boys Basketball Coaches Association
-2009 Meeting notes  HERE


Wyoming Area All Star Fund Raiser Coaches vs Cancer Wilkes-Barre Times Leader

Al Brogna

 Walter Allabaugh

 Andrew Kettel

Pittston Area  Lake Lehman Berwick Coughlin

Coach Al Keisinger

Coach Brian Cutter

Coach Jason Kingery

Coach Mike Day
The pre-season favorites:  Wyoming Valley in D-1 and Myers in D-3, with co-favories in D-2 in Redeemer and Dallas

Wyoming Valley West

Holy Redeemer


Wilkes Barre Myers H S


Coach Mike Belenski

Coach Doug Miller

Coach Pat Toole


Ken Bartuska

Steve Harnischfeger
Hanover Area

League News
Times Leader
story on big transfer that rocks the league
WVW won't sign off on Lewis' transfer waiver
Whenever a student transfers schools, a PIAA transfer waiver must be signed by principals of both schools stating the move wasn’t for athletic purposes.
“Valley West is challenging the PIAA transfer waiver with the concern to the sport of basketball,” Meyers Athletic Director Mike Namey said.
 Latest chapter, Friday Dec 9, 2011
Lewis’ transfer blocked
Wyoming Valley Conference
    Division I - Hazleton Area (4A), Crestwood (3A), Tunkhannock (3A), Wyoming Valley West (4A), Pittston Area (3A).
    Division II - Holy Redeemer (3A), Coughlin (3A), Dallas (3A), Berwick (3A), and Wyoming Area (3A).
    Division III - GAR (2A), Hanover Area (2A), Meyers (2A), Nanticoke Area (3A) and Lake-Lehman (3A), Northwest (2A), Wyoming Seminary (2A), MMI Prep (A)

Special thanks to Joe Caffrey for his input with information for this article!

Sports Scam

Parents, coaches and players, beware emails or mail outs from these  organizations:
-The Jim Martin Scouting Report
-Millennium Prospects Basketball Recruiting
-The National Recruiter
-The Mid Atlantic Sports, Washington, DC

They are all marketing tools and not registered sports organizations.
They are in fact misinformation!
(Announcement courtesy pahoops.org)