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March 1, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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The Catskill Mountain Girls Basketball Club will hold AAU tryouts on three dates in March.

Tryouts for players in grades 6-8 will run from 12:30-2 p.m. March 3, 10 and 17. Tryouts for players in grades 9-11 will follow from 2-3:30 p.m. each day.

Registration begins 30 minutes before tryouts. A non-refundable tryout fee of $25 is required and covers AAU registration and expenses.

Player participation fee for 2013 is $300 and covers the cost of tournament player registration and uniforms. This fee must be paid upon a player’s selection on the second day of tryouts.

Teams will play weekend tournaments from late April until June and practice about once a week. For more information, call Tim Smith at 607-437-4507 or email timsmith@stny.rr.com.

Laurens to host 3-on-3 events

The Laurens Booster Club will host double-elimination 3-on-3 tournaments for adults and youths March 8 and 9, respectively.

Registration for the adult tournament starts at 5:30 p.m. March 8, with play to follow at 6 p.m. Pre-registration cost is $40 per team. The tournament features men’s and women’s divisions for ages 18-29 and 30-and-over. Champions and runner-ups will receive prizes.

Registration for the youth tournament starts at 8:30 a.m. March 9, with a shooting contest to follow at 9 a.m. Play starts after the shooting contest is completed.

Pre-registration cost is $40 per team. The tournament features boys and girls divisions for grades 5-6, 1-9 and 10-12. Champions and runner-ups will receive prizes.

To pre-register, call Will Weir at 607-433-2786 or email willweir@gmail.com.

For more information on the tournaments, visit the website laurens.org.

Milford to hold 3-on-3 tourney

The Milford Education Foundation and Booster Club’s fourth annual March Madness 3-on-3 co-ed basketball tournament will start at 1 p.m. March 9 at Milford Central’s Anton Remy Jr. Gymnasium.

Entry forms for the double-elimination tournament must be submitted by March 1 to be considered early registration. Each team must have a minimum of three players and a maximum of four.

Cost is $10 per player. Entry fee, forms and waivers are due the day of the tournament. Registration for the tournament closes at 12:30 p.m. on March 9.

Teams will compete in co-ed division brackets for grades 5-6, 7-9, 10-12 and adult. Each team must have at least one male and one female player. Participants may play up but not down.

Entry forms and player waivers are available at the Milford Central School Main Office, the MCS website www.milfordcentral.org or the MEF website www.milfordeducationfoundation.com, or by emailing the MEF at dyerdon@milfordcentral.org.

For more information, call Gwen Mertz at 607-286-7212 or Deirdre Yerdon at 607-286-3349.

Boys AAU tryouts March 11

The Oneonta Boys and Girls Club will host AAU tryouts for boys 16-and-under from 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 11. For more information, call the OBGC at 607-432-1133.

State boys basketball tickets on sale

Tickets for the March 15-17 New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s Boys Basketball State Championships at the Glens Falls Civic are on sale.

Ticket prices are $10 per session or $50 for all sessions over the three-day event.

State championship weekend begins with the Class D semifinals at 10 and 11:45 a.m. March 15, followed by the Class C semis at 1:30 and 5 p.m., and the Class B semis at 6:45 and 8:30 p.m.

The March 16 schedule opens with Class A semifinals at 9 and 10:45 a.m., with the Class AA semis to follow at 12:30 and 2:15 p.m. Finals for Class D (5:30 p.m.), Class C (7:15 p.m.) and Class B (9 p.m.) are also scheduled for March 16.

The Class A final is set for 1 p.m. March 17, with the Class AA final closing the weekend schedule at 2:45 p.m.

Tickets are available at all Price Chopper locations, the Civic Center Box Office, by phone at 855-GFCC-TIX and online at www.GlensFallsCC.com.

Delhi to offer lifeguard training 

SUNY Delhi will offer Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding Training, AED, First Aid and CPR-FPR on Mondays and Wednesdays from March 18-May 6.

Classes will run from 6-9 p.m. There will be no classes on April 15 and 17.

Attendance at all sessions is required. Pre-screening the first night includes a 550-yard non-stop swim, a brick swim and retrieval, and a ring retrieval.

Class size is limited, with a minimum of six students. Cost is $270, including a $45 non-refundable deposit at registration. Remainder of fee is due the second day of class.

Delhi also will run a water exercise class from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from March 18-May 16. Cost is $30 for one day per week, $60 for two per week and $80 for three per week. Participants also may pay one day at a time, at $6 per day.

For more information, email kolodzje@delhi.edu.

O-State to host soccer camp

The Oneonta State men’s soccer team will host an indoor/outdoor soccer camp from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 25-28.

Cost is $80 per camper or $20 per day. Registration will take place at Alumni Field House. All pick-ups and drop-offs will be at the same location.

The Chase pool will be available to those interested in swimming. Campers may purchase a pizza lunch at $4 per day.

Designed for boys and girls in grades 1-8, the camp serves as a fundraiser for the men’s team.

For more information, call coach Iain Byrne at 607-436-2102 or email iain.byrne@oneonta.edu.

Golf continues through March

Colonial Ridge Golf in Laurens is accepting sign-ups for its winter simulator golf league.

Two-person teams compete weekly in a captain-and-mate format. Play runs through the week of March 25-29. Playing times are flexible as teams may on weekdays of their choice from week to week.

Weekly fees are $10 per person. A one-time fee of $20 per person is also required to pay for prize money (110-percent cash payout).

For more information or to sign up, call Colonial Ridge Golf at 607-263-5291.