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.