First Posted: 3/13/2014


The Benton Tiger Wrestling Club will host a USA PAWF Greco Roman/Freestyle Qualifier today, March 23 at Benton Elementary School, Park Avenue, Benton.

The top four place winners qualify for the Greco/Freestyle State Championship. Weigh-in for Greco begin at 8 a.m. with Greco wrestling begins at 9:30 a.m. Freestyle weigh-in are at 11 a.m. with wrestling at 1 p.m. Cost is $20 per style or $35 for both.

For more information, call Russ Hughes at 570-441-6360.



The National Stuttering Association (NSA): Northeast Pennsylvania Chapter at Misericordia University will hold the inaugural 5K run/walk, “Don’t Tell Me to Slow Down,” at 10 a.m.on Sunday, March 30 in support of the National Stuttering Association and the nationally recognized, student-run stuttering support group on campus.

The annual event will increase stuttering awareness, while also raising funds for NSA and the stuttering support group. Funds donated to NSA are used to produce national stuttering newsletters, brochures, booklets and online resources. The funding also will be used to sustain the NSA’s toll-free hotline (800-WE STUTTER), chapters, workshops, conferences, research, advocacy, and continuing education related to stuttering.

Registration on the day of the event is 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Anderson Outdoor Athletic Complex located near the North Gate of campus. .Race day registration is $25, but those interested in participating in the event can pre-register until March 18 for $15 (students) and $20 (adults) by e-mailing, Please include t-shirt size in registration e-mail.

For more information, call 570-674-6724.

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