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March 16, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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SUNY Delhi’s pool schedule from this Monday through May 19 is as follows:

Monday-Friday: Lap Swim 7-8 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m, 5:30-7 p.m.; Open Swim 7-9 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday: Open Swim 1-5 p.m.

The pool will be closed for spring break from April 12-21.

Wick to host biddy basketball

Hartwick College will hold its Biddy Basketball Program from 6-9 p.m. March 22 and April 19.

The program is for youths in grades 1-8 and costs $15 per session.

To register, call 607-431-4793 or email parksd@hartwick.edu. Registration also will be accepted at the door.

Wick to offer swim lessons

Hartwick College will offer swimming lessons at Moyer Pool from April 1-May 19.

Lessons will be available during afternoon and evening hours Monday-Thursday and Sunday each week. Cost is $15 for each 30-minute lesson.

All proceeds support the Hartwick College Swimming & Diving Program and benefit the annual winter training trip.

For more information, call coach Dale Rothenberger at 607-431-4714 or email rothenberged@hartwick.edu.

Hunter education course set

The East Meredith Fire Department will host a New York State Hunter Education Course from 5:30-9 p.m. April 9-11.

Class size is limited to 30 students. Participants must be age 11 or older.

To register, call Losie’s Gun Shop at 607-432-6452.

O-State to host wrestling camp

Oneonta State will host Ken Chertow Wrestling’s Gold Medal Training Camp from July 12-15.

The camp is for wrestlers of all skill levels and ages. Group discounts are available.

The camp is also seeking a nurse to provide healthcare. In exchange for this service, the nurse may choose a wrestler to attend the camp for free. Nurse candidates also have the option of discussing wages and discounts instead.

For more information, call 814-466-3466 or visit the website www.kenchertow.com.

Register for swim lessons Saturday

Registration for SUNY Delhi’s Spring Community Swim Lessons runs from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday.

The pool will be open Saturday for free swimming, from 1-5 p.m., in honor in of SUNY Delhi’s centennial.

Springbrook basketball tourney set

The Springbrook Invitational Special Olympics Basketball Tournament will run from noon-6 p.m. Saturday at 105 Campus Drive in Oneonta.

Springbrook, which recently completed a $22.5 million expansion, will host a Special Olympics tournament for the first time in the organization’s history.

The Springbrook Scorpions, which will host the tournament, are coming off a bronze-medal varsity finish during the Westchester-Putnam Special Olympics Annual Basketball Invitational on March 2 in Somers.

Attendees are encouraged to RSVP by calling 607-286-7171, ext. 282, as space is limited.

O-State women to hold dinner

The Oneonta State women’s soccer team will host its eighth annual “Dinner and Auction with the Dragons” from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the Elks Club at 84 Chestnut St. in Oneonta.

Tickets for the all-you-can-eat pasta dinner and silent auction cost $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10. Proceeds will support O-State’s spring training trip to Disney Wide World of Sports.

For information, email call O-State coach Liz McGrail at 607-436-3474 or email liz.mcgrail@oneonta.edu. Players will deliver tickets personally.

Girls AAU tryouts Sunday

The Catskill Mountain Girls Basketball Club will hold AAU tryouts for players in grades 6-8 from 12:30-2 p.m. Sunday. Tryouts for players in grades 9-11 will follow from 2-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins 30 minutes before tryouts. A non-refundable tryout fee of $25 is required and covers AAU registration and expenses.

Player participation fee for 2013 is $300 and covers the cost of tournament player registration and uniforms. This fee must be paid upon a player’s selection on the second day of tryouts.

Teams will play weekend tournaments from late April until June and practice about once a week. For more information, call Tim Smith at 607-437-4507 or email timsmith@stny.rr.com.

Duke Tournament starts Monday

The Oneonta Boys and Girls Club will host the 15th annual Duke Invitational Basketball Tournament from Monday through March 23.

Boys and girls teams will compete in divisions for ages 12-and-under, 13-15 and 16-18.

For more information, call 607-432-1133.

City softball starts soon

The Oneonta Recreation Department will accept registrations for its men’s and women’s softball leagues from March 22 to April 26.

Men will play Tuesdays and Thursdays starting May 21. Women will play Mondays and Wednesdays beginning May 20. Players must be age 18 or older. Each 14-game regular season will be followed by a postseason tournament for all teams.

Teams will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Each manager must submit a completed registration form, a $400 entry fee and a $92 refundable forfeit bond to the recreation office. Checks or money orders must be made payable to the City of Oneonta. Cash will not be accepted.

Each team will pay its umpire $23 before each game. The forfeit bond will be used to pay an umpire if a team fails to show up for a scheduled game. Forfeit bond balances will be refunded at the end of the season.

Both leagues will hold preseason meetings April 24 at the Laskaris Skatehouse in Neahwa Park. Women will meet at 7 p.m., followed by men at 8 p.m.

Entry forms are available online at www.oneonta.ny.us/recreation or at the recreation office. For more information, call the Recreation Office at 607-432-0680.

O-State to host soccer camp

The Oneonta State men’s soccer team will host an indoor/outdoor soccer camp from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 25-28.

Cost is $80 per camper or $20 per day. Registration will take place at Alumni Field House. All pick-ups and drop-offs will be at the same location.

The Chase pool will be available to those interested in swimming. Campers may purchase a pizza lunch at $4 per day.

Designed for boys and girls in grades 1-8, the camp serves as a fundraiser for the men’s team.

For more information, call coach Iain Byrne at 607-436-2102 or email iain.byrne@oneonta.edu.

Hartwick offers soccer camp

Hartwick College will hold its Junior Hawks Spring Break Soccer Camp from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 25-28.

The camp is for boys and girls ages 6-12 and costs $80 per camper.

For more information or a registration form, call women’s soccer coach Matt Verni at 607-431-4728 or email vernim@hartwick.edu.

Colonial Ridge to hold meetings

Colonial Ridge Golf in Laurens will hold organizational meetings for its Tuesday Night Men’s Golf League at 5:30 p.m. March 26 and for its Wednesday Night Men’s Golf League at 5:30 p.m. March 27.

Leagues run from the first week in April until the third week of September, weather permitting. All Colonial Ridge Golf leagues are open to the public, with weekly league fees of $7 for non-members.

The leagues feature two-person teams and multiple flights per night, with staggered tee times. The A Flight plays from 2:30-3:30 p.m., followed by the B Flight (3:30-4:30), the C Flight (4-5), and the D Flight (4:30-5:30).

To reserve a spot or for more information, call Colonial Ridge Golf at 607-263-5291.

Bowhunting course March 27-28

West End Archery in Oneonta will sponsor a NYS bowhunter education course from 5:30-9:30 p.m. March 27 and 28.

Class size is limited to 25 students. To register, call 607-432-4947.

Junior golf clinics set

Catskill Mountains Junior Golf, a new organization, will offer a major junior golf programs at the Meadows Golf Center in Margaretville and Ouleout Creek Golf Course in North Franklin this year.

The courses will host junior golf clinic days, a championship day and a parent/junior tournament in July.

The main program will be followed by a season-ending banquet and awards day at Mine Kill State Park in North Blenheim.

The program is open to youths ages 5-17 and focuses on learning how to play, rules, etiquette and proper dress, among other things.

For more information, visit the website www.catskillmountainsjuniorgolf.com or email cmjg2013@yahoo.com.