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February 15, 2014

Area Sports Briefs

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---- — Pitching camp continues Sunday

The Oneonta Pitching Camp for softball players ages 8-18 continues Sundays through March 2 at the Oneonta Boys and Girls Club.

Session I is for advanced pitchers and runs from 1:30-3:30 p.m. To qualify, pitchers must know the fundamentals and mechanics of windmill pitching. The cost is $210.

Session II is for intermediate and beginning pitchers. It runs from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and costs $90.

The camp is run by John Seedborg and Oneonta High softball coach Randy Brockway.

For more information, call Seedborg at 607-765-6837 or email him at seedborgj66@netscape.net.

Soccer camp starts Monday

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.

Hunter education course set

The Pindars Corners Fire Department in West Davenport will host a free hunter education gun course for ages 11 and older from 5:30-9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday.

Class size is limited to 30 people. Participants should bring a snack or supper. For more information or to register, call Losie’s Gun Shop at 607-432-6452.

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.

Hall to offer overnights

The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will offer its Extra Innings Overnights program beginning in February.

The program features a sleepover in the Hall’s Plaque Gallery for children ages 7-12 and their parents/guardians. It is open to museum members and youth groups.

Cost is $49.95 per person and includes after-hours access to the Hall’s public areas, hands-on programs throughout the museum, a late-night snack, a movie in the Bullpen Theater and a light breakfast the following morning. All junior participants will receive a Hall of Fame knapsack and mementos.

The program will run Feb. 22-23 and March 22-23 for youth groups only. It also will run March 1-2 and April 5 for members only.

Space is limited. For more information or to register, call the Hall’s education department at 607-547-0313.

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.

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.

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.

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.

SUNY Delhi sets pool schedule

SUNY Delhi’s pool hours through March 16 are as follows:

Monday-Friday: Lap swim 7-8 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Monday-Thursday: Open swim 8-10 p.m.

Friday: Open swim: 7-9 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday: Open swim, 1-5 p.m.

The pool will be closed for mid-winter break from Feb. 21-March 2.

Registration for spring swim lessons run from 9 a.m.-noon March 15.

Waterfront Lifeguard Training class will run from March 19-May 7. Cost is $270.

For more information, visit the website www.delhi.edu.

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.

Unadilla MX announces schedule

Unadilla MX in New Berlin will celebrate its 45th anniversary with the following events in 2014.

May 10-11: Loretta Lynn’s MX area qualifier.

May 11: District 3 MX.

May 30-June 1: MX Rewind Vintage MX Weekend.

June 22: District 3 MX.

July 11-13: ATV National Weekend.

Aug. 8-10: Pro National MX Weekend.

Sept. 6-7: Grand National Cross Country.

For more information, call Unadilla MX at 607-965-8450, email info@unadillamx.com or visit the website www.unadillamx.com.