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November 8, 2012

Area Sports Briefs

The Daily Star

---- — Clement, Luther win bass event

Jim Clement and Bob Luther won the Susquehanna Bass Association’s Art-Nate VanSteenburg Memorial Classic the past weekend. The two-day tournament is the final event of the season for the SBA.

Clement and Luther won with a weight of 24.88 pounds for 10 fish.

Allan and Peter Green finished second at 23.13, one place ahead of Lou Falvo and Dave Hubbard, who weighed in at 21.66. Bruce Hall and Vince Fink finished fourth at 21.49, and Frank Microni and Steve Llewellyn were fifth at 20.77.

The Big Fish Award went to Patrick McNeil, who caught a 19-inch smallmouth bass that weighed 3.65 pounds.

There will be a tournament open to the public Saturday at Otsego Lake. For more information, call Don Hoag at 607-547-5794.

Hoop Shoot set for Saturday

The Oneonta Elks Lodge will hold its annual Elks Hoop Shoot at the Oneonta Boys and Girls Club at 10 a.m. Saturday.

This free-throw competition is open to boys and girls ages 8-13 who will be those ages on April 1, 2013. Birth certificates are required on the day of competition.

Winners will advance to district competition, which will be followed by regional, state and national rounds. The National Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass., will host the national finals.

For more information, call local director Wil White at 607-263-5775.

Sidney to host pro wrestling

The Hillcrest Roller Skating Rink on West Main Street in Sidney will host an East Coast Pro Wrestling event at 7 p.m. Saturday.

The main event is an “I Quit” match featuring two area natives as Lil Daddy C of Sidney will defend his 607 Championship against Draven, theONEandONLY, who grew up in Walton.

The eight-bout card also includes first-round matches in the ECPW United States Championship Tournament, a 20-man Battle Royal and the debut of another Sidney product, Big Red Nasty Branden Cole.

Doors open at 7 p.m. Saturday, with matches to start at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $12 in advance and $15 at the door.

Tickets are available at the Hillcrest Roller Skating Rink (607-563-8144), Twentieth Century Lanes in Sidney, and Video Entertainment Plus in Sidney. For more information, call 973-402-9599.

The ECPW also has opened a training facility at the rink in Sidney and is looking for new students. Lil Daddy C and AnarchY will teach the classes, which run from noon-5 p.m. Saturdays.

Basketball tourney Monday

The Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown will host a 3-on-3 youth basketball tournament Monday.

Cost is $3 for members and $6 for non-members. Each team must have two boys and two girls. Teams will be grouped by grades (5-6; 7-8; 9-12).

Sign-up sheets are available at the CSC or online at For more information, call Scott Whiteman at 607-547-2800, ext. 209.

OBGC to host winter lacrosse

The winter session of Lacrosse Oneonta will run Mondays through Jan. 21, 2013 – beginning this Monday – at the Oneonta Boys and Girls Club.

Boys and girls in grades 3-7 will play from 6-7 p.m., followed by youths in grades 8-12 from 7-9 p.m.

There is no fee to participate, but players must be OBGC members. A small amount of equipment is available for beginners. For more information, call Bob Leary at 607-433-0998.

Remy Tournament to return

The Anton Remy Tournament will return to Milford’s basketball schedules after taking a few years off, the Milford Booster Club announced earlier this month.

Milford will host all three days of the event, which runs Nov. 29-Dec. 1. Cherry Valley-Springfield’s boys will play Franklin in the tournament opener at 6 p.m. Nov. 29, followed by Milford’s girls against CV-S at

7:30 p.m.

On Nov. 30, the CV-S girls will play Franklin at 6 p.m., followed by Milford’s boys against Roxbury at 7:30 p.m.

The boys consolation is set for 4 p.m. Dec. 1, with Milford’s girls following against Franklin at 5:45 p.m. The tournament ends with the boys championship game at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1.

WCDO offers live streaming

WCDO Broadcasting has added streaming capabilities that will allow fans of local high school teams to tune in to games that are broadcast throughout football and basketball seasons on Sidney radio station, FM 100.9 and AM 1490 WCDO.

The broadcasts are free and will be broadcast in real time on computers and Android smartphones via the new website at

Past broadcasts remain available at WCDO’s main website,, in the WCDO Sports on Demand section. This free service will continue along side the live, real-time streaming at