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June 27, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

Otsego GC tournament Saturday

The Otsego Golf Club will host its Red, White & Blue Tournament at 8 a.m. Saturday.

Players in the two-person team scramble will alternate tees, from red to white to blue, over 18 holes.

Cost is $45 per person and includes golf, lunch and prizes.

For more information, call 607-547-9290 or visit the website

Bass tourney set for Sunday

The Susquehanna Bass Association will host the Neptune Diner Open on Cayuga Lake on Sunday.

The club will fish a 10-tournament schedule. Anglers of the Year will be announced at the end of the season.

For more information, visit the website

Soccer festival Sunday at Neahwa

The Play for Peace Foundation and Mr. Watson’s Capressos Coffee Lounge will host the first International Soccer Festival in Oneonta’s Neahwa Park on Sunday.

The festival is open to the public and will feature exhibition play, tournaments and games. Spectators will be admitted for free.

International professional players Alex Nimely (Manchester, England), Seiou Oliseh (CSKA Moscow), Ansu Toure (FC Vestsjaelland, Denmark), Solomon Grimes (Nea Salamina, Cyprus, Greece) and Doco Wesseh (Thunder Bay, Canada) are scheduled to appear and will be available for photos and autographs.

The festival will include a men’s over-18 mini-tournament ($199 per team), a co-ed under-18 mini-tournament ($199 per team), a ball juggling and freestyle contest ($25 per entrant), and a kids’ soccer clinic ($20 per child).

The event also will feature soccer volleyball, an under-12 showcase game and an exhibition game pitting the All-Star Tournament winner against the professional players.

For more information, call Play For Peace founder and director Eddie Kingston at 718-913-9502 or email

Youth soccer registration extended

Registration for the OYSA fall recreational soccer program has been extended to July 1.

Forms are available at the Latte Lounge on Main Street in Oneonta.

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