Participating athletes from the Victory Sports league enjoyed an evening at St. Joseph Marello Hall, Pittston, for the annual Valentine’s party. PITTSTON – Victory Sports held an annual Valentine’s dance at St. Joseph Marello Hall where a new sporting event was announced along with a new Valentine King and Queen.
Fred DeSanto, Victory Sports president, announced a new sports program for mentally and physically challenged adults slated for this summer.
In addition to the successful basketball and softball programs, Victory Sports will be adding cycling to the list of activities.
“I saw something on TV and thought we could get a cycling program for the athletes this summer,” DeSanto said. “I also know that police departments acquire abandoned bicycles over time so I reached out to (Pittston Township Police Chief) Lena Angelella, she’s been a friend for over 2 -years, and maybe Pittston Township could help. She ended up reaching out to surrounding area police departments and they are going to get bikes for us.”
So far, DeSanto said between 15 and 20 Victory Sports athletes are interested and signed up for the summer cycling program. He said he polled the athletes during the Valentine’s dance where he picked up at least 15 future riders and many of the athletes were not in attendance at the dance.
He’s planning on asking the remainder of the participants to see if they would be interested in cycling as well.
Chief Angelella said, “Fred sent me an email explaining what programs (Victory Sports) offers the athletes, saying he […]
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