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November 18, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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The Daily Star

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LacrosseOneonta’s winter session at the Oneonta Boys and Girls Club will run Mondays through Jan. 13, 2014.

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

Cost is free, but participants must be members of the OBGC.

For more information, call Bob Leary at 607-433-0998.

Hall to host open house

The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will host an open house for Otsego County residents from 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday.

Hall President Jeff Idelson will preview the museum’s plans for its 75th anniversary season, including the May 23-25 Hall of Fame Classic Weekend; the 75th Anniversary Celebration on June 12; the July 25-28 Hall of Fame Weekend; and the 75th Anniversary Concert on Aug. 2.

Refreshments will be served during the open house, which will include the unveiling of a new photo exhibit on the third floor. Picturing America’s Pastime features more than 50 photographic images highlighting the Hall’s collection of 250,000 original images. The exhibition, which will be on display throughout 2014, also has 16 artifacts connected to the images on display.

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

Volleyball sign-ups begin Friday

The Oneonta Recreation Department will accept registrations from returning men’s and women’s volleyball teams beginning Friday. A team must return at least 75 percent of its roster from last season to qualify as a returning team.

Pending available space, registrations will be accepted from new teams beginning Dec. 13. Registration will close at 5 p.m. Dec. 19. The program will accept 12 men’s and 12 women’s teams.

All matches will be played at the Asa C. Allison Municipal building in Oneonta. Men will play Tuesday evenings starting Jan. 7. Women will play Wednesday evenings starting Jan. 9.

Entry fee is $300 per team. The team fee must be paid in full and a preliminary roster must be submitted to register. No cash payments will be accepted.

Registration packets are available at the Recreation Department in Neahwa Park or via email request. For more information, call the Recreation Office at 607-432-0680.

Turkey Trot set for Nov. 28

Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care will host its first Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot, a 5-kilometer run/walk, on Nov. 28 at the Oneonta Boys and Girls Club.

The event will begin and end at the OBGC on 70 River St. in Oneonta. Registration starts at 8 a.m. The trot starts at 9 a.m.

Entry fee is $20 and includes a long-sleeved T-shirt. To register, visit the website Hospice5k.com.

The event will include a memorial balloon release. Proceeds will help fund Catskill Area Hospice’s “Perfect Gift” program.

For more information, call 607-432-6773.