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March 16, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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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.

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