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January 17, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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The Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown is taking registration for their Individual Winter/Spring Futsal League, which will run Sunday nights.

Cost is $60 for non-members and $25 for members. Players must be at least age 18 and out of high school.

For more information, call Scott Whiteman at 607-547-2800, ext. 109.

O-State Kids Day is Saturday

Oneonta State will host its third annual Kids in Sports Day at 10 a.m. Saturday at Alumni Field House.

The day will be split into two sessions with a break for lunch and conclude at 1:45 p.m. with a question-and-answer featuring Red Dragons student-athletes. Soccer, tennis, volleyball, lacrosse and field hockey are the featured sports this year.

The event is free for children ages 4-13. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Children should wear appropriate athletic clothing, including sneakers, and bring a lunch and a drink.

O-State to host rival Jan. 22

Oneonta State’s basketball teams will host SUNY Athletic Conference rival Cortland in the annual Battle of the Red Dragons on Jan. 22 at Alumni Field House.

O-State’s women will play Cortland at 6 p.m., followed by the men at 8 p.m.

Oneonta alumni are invited to a dinner buffet at 5 p.m. Cost is $12 per person before Jan. 15 and $14 thereafter. Registration is required.

To register for the dinner, visit the website www.oneontaalumni.com/reddragons13 or call the Alumni Affairs office at 607-436-2526.

Ice fishing clinic set for Jan. 26

The Otsego County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, Otschodela Council BSA and NYSDEC are co-sponsoring a free Ice Fishing Clinic at Henderson Scout Reservation on Crumhorn Lake from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 26.

This event is geared towards kids and those who are new to the sport. Species available include sunfish, pickerel, crappie and perch.

A warming area, food, bait and some tackle will be provided. Some tackle will be available.

No license is required to participate. To pre-register or for more information, call Bob Pierce at 607-432-1896.

Pitching camp starts Jan. 27

The 2013 Oneonta Pitching Camp for girls ages 8-18 will run consecutive Sundays from Jan. 27-March 3 at the Oneonta Boys and Girls Club.

Session I is for advanced pitchers, Session II is for intermediate and Session III is for beginners. There are limited openings for Session I, which runs from 1:30-3:30 p.m. and costs $200. Pitchers must possess the basic fundamentals and mechanics of windmill pitching.

Sessions II and III are $85 each. Session II runs from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and Session III runs from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

For more information, call Oneonta High softball coach Randy Brockway at 607-435-8205 or John Seedborg at 607-765-6837.

O-State to host baseball clinics

Oneonta State will host two high school baseball clinics at Alumni Field House this winter.

The Red Dragons will hold a pitchers/catchers clinic Jan. 27 and a hitting/defense clinic Feb. 3. Registration for both runs from 11:15 a.m.-noon, followed by the clinic from noon-3 p.m.

Cost is $35 per camper for one clinic or $60 per camper for both. The clinics are designed for high school players who will graduate during the 2013-2016 time period.

For more information, call O-State coach Ben Grimm at 607-436-2661 or email ben.grimm@oneonta.edu.

Umpires to hold meeting Jan. 27

Local chapters of the Schohanna Board of Baseball/Softball Umpires will hold their first business meeting of the season at 10 a.m. Jan. 27 in Lecture Hall 1 of Oneonta State’s IRC Building.

Anyone interested in becoming an umpire for the upcoming high school/summer seasons should attend.

For more information, call 607-287-3537 or visit the website www.schohannaumpires.org.

O-State softball to host dinnerOneonta State’s softball will host its annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. Feb. 2 at the 6th Ward Athletic Club in Oneonta.

Tickets can be purchased in advance from players or the coaching staff for $8. Tickets the day of the event will cost $10. Children 5 and under eat free. The event also includes raffles and a small silent auction.

The fundraiser helps to support the team’s trip to Florida in March.

For more information, call head coach Liz Wagner at 607-436-3590.

Hartwick to hold indoor soccer camp

Hartwick College will host its Jr. Hawks Winter Indoor Soccer Camp from Feb. 18-21 at the college.

The camp is for children ages 6-12 and runs from 9 a.m.-to-1 p.m. each day. The cost is $80.

For more information, call Matt Verni at 607-431-4728.

Gun shows start Feb. 10

The Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Club will host gun and knife shows from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the following dates.

Feb. 10: Sidney Gun Show at Elk’s Club on River Street ($2 admission)

March 3: Oneonta Gun Show at Holiday Inn ($2 admission)

Aug. 11: Unadilla Gun Show and Flea Market at Unadilla Rod & Gun Club (free admission)

Oct. 13: Lisle Gun Show at Lise Fire Co. ($3 admission)

Nov. 3: Oneonta Gun Show at Holiday Inn ($2 admission)

Table reservations cost $15 and must be paid by cash in advance.

For more information, call 607-748-1010.

Cooperstown seeking nominations

Cooperstown Central is accepting nominations for its Athletics Hall of Fame, which will induct its Class of 2013 in the fall.

Nominations are due by Feb. 18.

For more information or a nomination form, email Cooperstown athletic director Monica Wolfe at mwolfe@cooperstowncs.org.

Wrestling tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale for the 51st annual New York State Public High School Athletic Association Wrestling Tournament, which will run Feb. 22-23 at the Times Union Center in Albany.

Session 1 starts at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 22 with the Parade of Champions, followed by Division I and II preliminaries from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., quarterfinals from 2-4 p.m. and wrestlebacks from 4-8 p.m.

Session 2 features state semifinals and wrestlebacks from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 23, followed by wrestlebacks and consolation semifinals from 12:30-2 p.m. and consolation finals from 2-3:30 p.m.

Session 3 highlights Division I and II state championship matches and begins at 6 p.m. Feb. 23.

One-session tickets cost $12 apiece. Three-session ticket packages cost $38 for premium seating and $33 without. All seating is general admission, except for premium seating for the finals. Premium seating will not be sold separately during the finals.

To purchase tickets, visit the Times Union Center box office, call 1-800-745-3000 to charge by phone, or visit the website www.timesunion.com.

The Times Union Center will host the state wrestling championships through 2016.

Youth soccer forms due March 1

Registration forms for the Oneonta Youth Soccer Association’s spring recreational program will be distributed through Oneonta elementary schools and are due March 1. Forms also are available at Latte Lounge on Main Street in Oneonta.

The program is open to youths in grades K-3 who attend school or live in the Oneonta City School District. For more information, email Geoff Davis at geoff.davis@oneonta.edu.

OBGC hosting winter lacrosse

The winter session of Lacrosse Oneonta runs Mondays through Jan. 21, 2013 at the Oneonta Boys and Girls Club.

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

There is no fee to participate, but players must be OBGC members. A small amount of equipment is available for beginners.

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

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.

Rat Snake registration open

Registration is open for the 2013 Rat Snake, a triathlon held in honor of the late Dr. Ken Stalter.

The event, which is scheduled for May 18, will feature professional timing. The triathlon/team triathlon will begin at 7 a.m., followed by the trail run at 10 a.m. and the 3-kilometer jog/stroll at noon.

The triathlon and trail run will be limited to 100 participants. The team triathlon will be limited to 10 teams.

For more information, visit the website theratsnake.com.