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May 2, 2013

Area Sports Briefs


Tickets for the Voices of the Game event are free but limited and must be reserved in advance by calling 607-547-0397 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.

For more information, visit the website

Umpires look to strike out cancer

The local Schohanna Baseball/Softball Umpire Board will hold its third annual “Umpires Striking Out Cancer” event May 6-11.

The umpires will donate a portion of their game fees to the American Cancer Society.

The board invites all the local baseball and softball programs to join in its fundraising efforts. For more information, call Mark Lamb at 607-432-0482 or email

<\Bz18>Golf tournament May 11 at OCC

Catholic Charities of Delaware and Otsego counties will hold its fifth annual golf tournament at 12:30 p.m. May 11 at the Oneonta Country Club.

Entry fee is $75 per golfer and includes golf, cart and buffet. All proceeds will benefit Catholic Charities.

Entry forms are available at the Catholic Charities office at 176 Main Street in Oneonta, at the Oneonta Country Club, and online at

Send fees and entry forms to Rita Hansen, 52 Country Club Rd., Oneonta, NY 13820.

<\Bz18>Trapper training course May 11

The Cherry Valley Fish and Game Club will host a NYS Trapper Training Course from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. May 11.

Class size is limited to 30 students. To register or for more information, call Gary at 607-432-9266 during evening hours.

<\Bz18>Youth football sign-ups May 11

Oneonta Youth Football sign-ups will run from 9-11 a.m. May 11 at Riverside Elementary.

Players must be age 8 by Dec. 1 and cannot turn 13 before Sept. 1. Seventh-graders are not eligible to participate.

A copy of the player’s birth certificate and a $25 insurance fee is required.

Practices begin at the end of August. Games are played in September and October.

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