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November 9, 2013

Week in Review: GOP clings to county board control

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In sports: Oneonta High volleyball found itself in a different world Tuesday at O’Neill High. Despite double-digit statistical performances from Brittney Herrick, Krissy Wells and Delaney Dower, the Yellowjackets’ first appearance in a state volleyball tournament ended with a 3-0 first-round Class C loss to Section Nine champion Millbrook.

THURSDAY

The Common Core curriculum and high-stakes testing were the focus of a two-hour forum Wednesday held by the Oneonta Area for Public Education at Morris Hall at SUNY Oneonta.

Also: In the first indication that wealthy Democrat Sean Eldridge may have a looming primary battle in his quest to represent New York’s 19th Congressional District, a Greene County lawyer confirmed Wednesday he is trying to mount support for a possible candidacy for the seat now held by U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson.

In sports: Remnants of the last SUNY Athletic Conference championship team are sparse on this year’s Oneonta State women’s soccer team. Not since 2010 have the Red Dragons won a SUNYAC title, but O-State senior Karly DeSimone remembers that squad that went on to advance to third round of the NCAA Division III tournament.

FRIDAY

After being encouraged by state Senate Republicans to seek a seat in the upper house of the state Legislature, Assemblyman Pete Lopez, R-Schoharie, has decided to stay put.

In sports: SUNY Delhi fell into its own trap Thursday at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The Broncos used a series of offsides traps to stifle the aggressive play of Brookdale early, but the persistence of the Jersey Blues led to five one-on-one scoring plays en route to a 7-0 women’s soccer rout of Delhi in the opening round of the NJCAA Division III Tournament.

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