The Daily Star, Oneonta, NY - otsego county news, delaware county news, oneonta news, oneonta sports

Local Sports

October 26, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

Hall to host World Series Gala

The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will host its annual World Series Gala on Saturday.

The gala centers on a live broadcast of Game 3 of the 109th World Series in the Hall’s Grandstand Theater and offers refreshments, trivia, raffles and prizes.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, with Game 3 at the home field of the National League champions expected to begin at 8 p.m.

Tickets are required and cost $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. For tickets, call the membership department at 607-547-0397.

TWC to televise Pit Run

Coverage of the 20th annual Pit Run will be televised on Time Warner Cable channel 23 at 2 p.m. this Saturday and Nov. 2.

Produced by SUNY Oneonta, the one-hour video features highlights of the 10-kilometer and 5K road races and the 2-mile stroll. The Oct. 6 event drew 1,004 runners and hundreds of walkers and spectators to Oneonta’s Neahwa Park.

Haile Mengasha of New York City won the 10K in a course-record time of 29 minutes, 53 seconds. Meseret Basa of New York City won the women’s 10K in 36:36.

Pit Run 5K winners were Gilbertsville’s Nate Lull (18:25) and Mary Rommer of Wells Bridge (20:50).

Softball camp to run Sundays

The Oneonta Boys and Girls Club will run the Oneonta Fall Pitching Camp on Sundays through Nov. 24.

The fast-pitch softball camp is designed for players ages 8-18 who want to learn how to pitch or develop their skills.

Sessions I and II of the advanced/intermediate pitching camp for ages 13-18 will run from 1:30-2:30 p.m. and from 2:30-3:30 p.m., respectively. Session I will feature drills that reinforce mechanics, speed, accuracy and endurance. Session II will focus on new pitches, honing skills and drills to reinforce pitch and game strategies.

Registration fee is $80 for Session I and $130 for both sessions.

Text Only
Local Sports

Additional Content
Join the Debate
Helium
Additional Resources
CNHI News Service
Poll

Do you plan to attend the Baseball Hall of Fame Induction?

Yes
No
Not sure
     View Results