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February 14, 2014

Area Sports Briefs

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Hartwick College will host its Jr. Hawks Winter Indoor Soccer Camp from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Feb. 21.

The camp is for boys and girls ages 6-12 and costs $20 per day per camper.

For a registration form or more information, call Matt Verni at 607-431-4728 or email him at vernim@hartwick.edu.

Youth conditioning program set

The Oneonta Family YMCA will host a sports conditioning program for youths ages 11-14 on Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 1.

Registration is required for the program, which runs from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Center Street School gymnasium. The program will not run during breaks for Oneonta High or Oneonta State.

A one-time application fee of $20 is also required. To sign up or for more information, visit the Oneonta Family YMCA or call 607-432-0010.

O-State softball clinic is Feb. 23

Oneonta State’s softball team will host a winter clinic for girls ages 10-and-older from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 23 at Alumni Field House.

Cost is $45 and pre-registration is highly recommended.

For more information, call O-State coach Sara Headley at 607-436-3590 or email Sara.Headley@oneonta.edu.

State wrestling tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale for the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Wrestling Championships, which run Feb. 28-March 1 at the Times Union Center in Albany.

Session 1 starts at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 28 with the Parade of Champions and will be followed by preliminaries from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Quarterfinals follow from 2-4 p.m., with wrestlebacks slated for 4-8 p.m.

Session 2 starts at 9:30 a.m. March 1 with special awards, followed by semifinals and wrestlebacks from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. More wrestlebacks and consolation semifinals will run from 12:30-2 p.m., with consolation finals set for 2-3:30 p.m.

Session 3 starts at 6 p.m. March 1 and features Division I and Division II championship matches on two mats. Finals will be broadcast live by Time Warner Cable SportsChannel for the second straight year.

Three-session tickets cost $38 for premium seating at the finals or $33 for non-premium seating. Single-session tickets cost $12 each.

Tickets are on sale at the Times Union Center box office and select Walmart locations. Tickets also may be charged by phone at 1-800-745-3000 or purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com.

For more information, visit the website www.nysphsaa.org.

Basketball tourney starts Feb. 28

The inaugural Roland A. Beers Memorial Basketball Tournament will run Feb. 28-March 1 at Walton Central.

The tournament will feature three six-team divisions, for players in grades 5-6, 7-8 and 9-10.

Games will be two 20-minute halves of running time. Regular time will be kept for the final minute of close games. Overtime periods, if needed, will last for two minutes.

Cost is $150 per team. Entry deadline is Friday.

The tournament raises money for the Roland A. Beers Memorial Scholarship Fund, which will benefit a Walton senior looking to pursue secondary education in criminal justice. Last year, the fund awarded three scholarships totaling $2,400.

For more information, call William Beers at 607-865-4730.

Youth soccer registration open

Registration is open for the Oneonta Youth Soccer Association Spring Recreation League.

Youths in grades K-3 who live in the Oneonta City School District are eligible to play.

Children who play for the Oneonta Soccer Club are not eligible.

Players must register by March 1. For more information or a registration form, email Bonnie Johnson at oscupdates@yahoo.com.

Soccer refs to meet March 2

The Oneonta/USSF Soccer Referee Association will hold an interest meeting for those who would like to referee youth travel soccer from 2-3:30 p.m. March 2 in Oneonta.

Pre-registration is required to attend. To pre-register, email Geoff Davis at geoff.davis@oneonta.edu or call 607-432-7485.

Laurens tourneys March 7-8

The Laurens Booster Club will host two 3-on-3 basketball tournaments March 7-8.

An adult tournament will begin at 6 p.m. March 7, with the fifth annual student tournament to follow at 9 a.m. Saturday. Laurens Central will host both tournaments.

Adults will have men’s and women’s divisions for ages 18-29 and 30-and-over. Student divisions are grades 5-6, 7-9 and 10-12.

Pre-registration costs $40 per team. Walk-in registration costs $50 per team.

Registration materials, waivers, rules and more information are available online at laurenscs.org.

The concession stand will be open during both tournaments, which serve as fundraisers for athletes to attend summer sports camps.

To pre-register or for more information, call Will Weir at 607-433-2786 or email him at willweir@gmail.com.

State basketball tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale for the 37th New York State Public High School Athletic Association Boys Basketball State Championships, which run March 14-16 at the Glens Falls Civic Center.

Tickets cost $10 per session or $50 for all sessions. Advanced tickets cost $8 apiece for the first 1,000 sold before March 1. Fans also may purchase four tickets, four hot dogs and four sodas for $50 before March 1, but this package is limited to 250.

Tickets may be purchased at the Civic Center Box Office, by phone at 855-432-2849 or online at www.GlensFallsCC.com or www.ticketleap.com.

The schedule is as follows:

March 14: Class D semifinals, 10 and 11:45 a.m.; Class C semifinals, 1:30 and 5 p.m.; Class B semifinals, 6:45 and 8:30 p.m.

March 15: Class A semifinals, 9 and 10:45 a.m.; Class AA semifinals, 12:30 and 2:15 p.m.; Class D championship, 5:30 p.m.; Class C championship, 7:15 p.m.; Class B championship, 9 p.m.

March 16: Class A championship, 1:30 p.m.; Class AA championship, 3:15 p.m.

For more information, visit the website www.nysphsaa.org.

Milford tourneys March 14-15

Milford Central will host its fifth annual March Madness Basketball Tournaments on March 14-15.

On March 14, varsity and junior varsity boys and girls basketball players will form a co-ed team to play Milford staff members and adult relatives at 5:30 p.m. The event will feature a shooting contest open to all in attendance. Adult relatives who wish to play may sign up by calling Brenda Lang at 607‐286‐3349.

On March 15, the Wildcats will host 3-on-3 tournaments for youths and adults beginning at 11 a.m.

Doors open at 10 a.m. March 15 for the double-elimination tournaments, which will have male and female divisions for players in grades 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and adults. Skilled players may compete at the next level, but those in higher grade may not play down.

Pre-registration (before March 13) costs $40 per team and may be paid by cash or check. After March 13, the cost to register is $50 per team. Those who register on the day of the event must arrive by 10 a.m. March 15.

Teams must have a minimum of three players and a maximum of four. Waiver forms must be completed, signed by a parent or guardian and submitted the day of the tournaments for each player younger than 18. Waiver and entry forms are available at Milford Central’s main office, online at www.milfordcentral.org or by emailing Lang at blang@milfordcentral.org.

To register or for more information, call Lang at 607‐286‐3349 or visit the website www.milfordeducationfoundation.org.

Golf leagues start soon

Colonial Ridge Golf in Laurens is accepting sign-ups for 2014 league play.

Leagues will meet on the following dates:

March 25: Tuesday PM Men, 5:30 p.m.

March 26: Wednesday PM Men, 5:30 p.m.

April 24: Thursday PM Men, 5 p.m.

April 26: Friday PM Couples, 5 p.m.

April 28: Monday AM Ladies, 8:30 a.m.; Monday PM Ladies, 5:30 p.m.

April 29: Tuesday AM Men, 9 a.m..

May 1: Thursday AM Seniors, 8:30 a.m.

Colonial Ridge Golf also will host several tournaments this year.

For more information, email colonialridgegolf@gmail.com.

Outlaws to host pro wrestling

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley will headline the Oneonta Outlaws’ Rumble on the Mound, a professional wrestling fundraiser slated for 2 p.m. May 3 at Damaschke Field in Oneonta.

The best-selling author and winner of 17 wrestling championships in his lengthy career, Foley will host the event to benefit the defending New York Collegiate Baseball League champion Outlaws.

The Honky Tonk Man, Johnny Valiant and Steve Corino also are scheduled to appear. The rumble also features a 12-man battle royal.

Tickets start at $10 and are on sale at Damaschke Field, online at www.outlawsrumble.eventbee.com or by calling 607-432-6326.

For more information, call 607-432-6326 or visit the website www.oneontaoutlaws.com.