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December 14, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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Boston Red Sox radio voice Joe Castiglione and former Red Sox manager Joe Morgan will be featured in a Voices of the Game event at 11 a.m. Saturday at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.

The event will take place in the Hall’s Bullpen Theater. Seating is available on a first-come basis. Tickets are included with regular admission to the Hall.

Castiglione will begin his 32nd season on Red Sox radio in 2014, tying him with the late Ned Martin for the longest tenure in team history.

Morgan managed the Red Sox from 1988-91, leading Boston to American League East titles in 1988 and 1990 and finishing in the top four in AL Manager of the Year voting three times.

For more information, call 888-HALL-OF-FAME (888-425-5633) or 607-547-7200, or visit the website baseballhall.org.

O-State to hold clinics Sunday

Oneonta State will host its Baseball Holiday High School Clinic from 9 a.m.-noon Sunday at the college’s Alumni Field House.

Registration runs from 8:30-9 a.m. and costs $35 per camper. The clinic is open to high school players in the classes of 2014-17.

The clinic will focus on defense, hitting, throwing and pitching drills. Bullpens and batting practice will take place at the end of the clinic.

Pre-registration is recommended. For more information, call O-State baseball coach Ben Grimm at 607-436-2661 or email him at ben.grimm@oneonta.edu.

Also Sunday, Oneonta State will hold a softball clinic from 1-4 p.m. at Alumni Field House.

Registration runs from noon-1 p.m. and costs $30 per player.

The clinic will focus on hitting, defense, pitching and catching and will be open to all students in the 2014-17 graduating classes.

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

Sidney starts swim club

The Sidney Area Swim Club will hold an open tryout from 5-6 p.m. Wednesday at Sidney Central.

The new club, which is approved by USA Swimming, is accepting swimmers of all skill levels in grades 3-12. Swimmers in the Sidney district and surrounding areas may participate.

Practices run weekdays at Sidney Central. The club also will compete around the state.

Cost is $25 per month per swimmer. Scholarships are available.

To set up a tryout time or for more information, email sidneyswimclub@sidneycsd.org.

Frost Bite 5K set for Dec. 31

The annual Oneonta Family YMCA Frost Bite 5K Fun Run will start at 1 p.m. Dec. 31.

Race day registration and number pick up runs from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the YMCA. The race will begin on Market Street in Oneonta.

Pre-registration for guaranteed T-shirts ends Dec. 13.

For more information, call the YMCA at 607-432-0010 or visit the website www.oneontaymca.org.

Hall accepting intern applications

The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown is accepting applications for next year’s class at the Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Leadership Development.

Applications for the Class of 2014 will be accepted through Jan. 31, 2014. The Steele Internship Program will provide students the chance to join the Hall in a 10-week summer internship.

To be considered for the program, students must be enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program at a college or university, having completed at least their sophomore year. Fifteen intern positions are available.

All applications must be completed online at www.baseballhall.org/intern. Candidates must attach a cover letter and resume to the online application.

For more information, visit the website www.baseballhall.org/intern.