The Daily Star
---- — YMCA basketball leagues start soon
The Oneonta Family YMCA is accepting sign-ups for its 30-55 and 50-and-over basketball leagues.
The 30-55 league will play Tuesday evenings and the 50-and-over league will compete Wednesday evenings starting the week of Jan. 14.
Instructional meetings for the leagues will start at 6 p.m. Jan. 7 (50-and-over) and at 7 p.m. Jan. 7 (30-55) at the YMCA.
Cost to participate is $85 for members and $135 for non-members. For more information, call the YMCA at 607-432-0010.
O-State women’s lacrosse clinic set
The Oneonta State women’s lacrosse team will hold a winter clinic for high school girls in grades 9-12 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 19 at Alumni Field House.
Cost is $75 and includes lunch. Pre-registration is highly recommended.
For more information, call O-State coach Ali Pollock at 607-436-2902 or email Alison.Pollock@oneonta.edu.
Crappie Derby set for Jan. 25
The Almost-Annual New York State Crappie Derby is scheduled for Jan. 25 in Whitney Point.
Entry fee is $2 for ages 13-and-older and free for those 12-and-younger.
Free parking is available at Dorchester Park in Whitney Point as well as the Kiebel Road extension on the west side of Whitney Point Lake.
The last Crappie Derby took place in 2011 and drew roughly 2,000 anglers and an additional 3,500 spectators. The purse that year was approximately $13,500.
For more information, call derby coordinator Dave Hughes at 607-692-3263, email email@example.com or visit the website www.crappiederby.com.
Local umpires to meet
Local chapters of the Schohanna Board of Baseball/Softball Umpires, Inc., will hold their first business meeting of the season at 10 a.m. Jan. 26 at Lecture Hall 1 in Oneonta State’s Hodgdon Instructional Resource Center.
Anyone interested in becoming an umpire for the upcoming high school/summer seasons should attend. Classes start Feb. 5 for baseball and Jan. 6 for softball.
For more information, call 607-287-3537 or visit the website www.schohannaumpires.org.