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March 24, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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April 5 fundraiser for guys only

Girls on the Run of Central New York will host a Guys Night Out at Brewery Ommegang from 6-9:30 p.m. April 5.

This guys-only event is designed to create awareness of the program and to raise funds to support the nonprofit organization, which provides a transformational learning program for girls in grades 3-8. GOTR CNY serves approximately 750 girls annually across Otsego, Chenango, Delaware, Montgomery, Herkimer and Schoharie counties.

Brewery Ommegang will provide VIP treatment for all attendees with a tour of the brewery, a beer tasting with complimentary glass, and a four-course dinner in Cafe Ommegang. There will be a silent auction with many items donated by local businesses.

Crystal Palace Barber Shop from Oneonta also will attend, providing authentic barber shop hot towel facial massages. Complimentary transportation, from Double Day parking lot in Cooperstown to and from the brewery, is included with each ticket.

Tickets cost $100 apiece and must be purchased in advance. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit GOTR CNY.

A total of 70 tickets are available for purchase. They are available online via PayPal at www.girlsontheruncny.org, by calling Sherrie Kingsley at 607-264-3377 or Sally Trosset at 607-435-1985, or by visiting Matt Grady at Stagecoach Coffee in Cooperstown.

BASE Race set for Aug. 11

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown will host the second annual BASE Race on Aug. 11.

The event features a competitive 10K race at 8 a.m. and a family-style 5-kilometer run at 8:15 a.m. Both events start and finish at the CSC.

Registration is $25 for adults and $50 for families until race day, when registration will be $40 for individuals and $65 for families.

Proceeds support outreach for the “Be A Superior Example” program, which promotes the concepts of healthy lifestyle choices by educating students about the dangers of performance-enhancing substances.

Registration is underway online at www.baseballhall.org/BASERace and www.clarksportscenter.com.

The Hall also will hold a pre-race gathering for runners Aug. 10. Details will be released later this spring.

For more information, call the Hall at 607-547-0397 or the CSC at 607-547-2800.

CSC offering spring-break pass

The Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown is offering a one-week pass during spring break for $15 per person.

The pass is valid from Monday through Friday next week for all ages and is non-transferable with no refunds. This pass does not include fees for the Fitness Center or open bowling. Passes may be purchased at the main desk.

The week of activities includes the following morning programs for youths.

Monday: Rock 'n Bowl, 9-10:30 a.m.; Preschool Play, 9-10:30 a.m.; Gladiators, 11 a.m.-noon.

Tuesday: Running Miles for Ice Cream (indoor track), 9-10:30 a.m.; Double Float, 10-11 a.m.

Wednesday: Preschool Play, 9-10:30 a.m.; Home Run Hitting Contest (gym floor), 11 a.m.-noon.

Thursday: Dodgeball, 9-10:30 a.m.; Luau in the Pool, 10-11 a.m.

Daily programs available are open swimming (10-11 a.m., 1-5 p.m., 6-7:30 p.m.); open racquets (5:30-9:30 p.m.; open gym (1-5 p.m.); and open bowling (1-5 p.m.).

Open climbing will be offered from 9 a.m.-noon and from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

For more information, call 607-547-2800, ext. 322.

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. Monday through Thursday.

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.

Hartwick offers soccer camp

Hartwick College will hold its Junior Hawks Spring Break Soccer Camp from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

The camp is for boys and girls ages 6-12 and costs $80 per camper.

For more information or a registration form, call women's soccer coach Matt Verni at 607-431-4728 or email vernim@hartwick.edu.

Colonial Ridge to hold meetings

Colonial Ridge Golf in Laurens will hold organizational meetings for its Tuesday Night Men's Golf League at 5:30 p.m. this Tuesday and for its Wednesday Night Men's Golf League at 5:30 p.m. this Wednesday.

Leagues run from the first week in April until the third week of September, weather permitting. All Colonial Ridge Golf leagues are open to the public, with weekly league fees of $7 for non-members.

The leagues feature two-person teams and multiple flights per night, with staggered tee times. The A Flight plays from 2:30-3:30 p.m., followed by the B Flight (3:30-4:30), the C Flight (4-5), and the D Flight (4:30-5:30).

To reserve a spot or for more information, call Colonial Ridge Golf at 607-263-5291.

Bow course starts Wednesday

West End Archery in Oneonta will sponsor a NYS bowhunter education course from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

Class size is limited to 25 students. To register, call 607-432-4947.

Delhi to offer lifeguard training

SUNY Delhi will offer Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding Training, AED, First Aid and CPR-FPR on Mondays and Wednesdays through 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. Patricipants also may pay one day at a time, at $6 per day.

For more information, email kolodzje@delhi.edu.

Wrestling clinics underway

Oneonta State will host its annual wrestling clinic series Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 25 in the Chase PE Building Wrestling Room.

The clinic for elementary-school wrestlers runs from 6-7 p.m., followed by middle- and high-school wrestlers from 7-8 p.m. Cost is $45 per athlete.

O-State also will hold its Red Dragon Wrestling Festival at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Entry fee is $15 per wrestler. Divisions for the double-elimination tournament run from ages 6-and-under to over-19 (open). Clinics will be offered at no additional cost and run all day during the festival.

For more information on either event, call wrestling coach Duane Ritter at 607-436-2100 or email ritterda@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 ends next week. 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.

Ouleout leagues to meet April 1

All Ouleout Creek Golf Course leagues will hold their organizational meetings at 6 p.m. April 1 at the clubhouse.

For more information, call 607-829-2100.

Wick to offer swim lessons

Hartwick College will offer swimming lessons at Moyer Pool from April 1-May 19.

Lessons will be available during afternoon and evening hours Monday-Thursday and Sunday each week. Cost is $15 for each 30-minute lesson.

All proceeds support the Hartwick College Swimming & Diving Program and benefit the annual winter training trip.

For more information, call coach Dale Rothenberger at 607-431-4714 or email rothenberged@hartwick.edu.

OCC to offer public golf league

The Oneonta Country Club will hold an informational meeting for its Thursday Night League at 7 p.m. April 4 in the restaurant, following open play.

The league, which features two-person teams and is open to the public, runs from April 11-Aug. 29. Teams may tee off in the early division (from 2:30-4 p.m.) or the late division (4-6 p.m.).

The league fee is $50 and covers prizes and a banquet on the last day of golf. Greens fees are $10, and carts are available for $8 per person.

Sign-ups will be accepted until April 8. To sign up or for more information, call Dave Weaver at 607-434-2008 or email dweaver@gbrobertsagency.com.

Pitch, Hit & Run is April 9

SUNY Cobleskill will host a Scotts/Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run local qualifier at 6 p.m. April 9 at the colleges baseball and softball fields.

Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. The event is open to boys and girls ages 7-14 as of July 17, 2013. Copies of birth certificates are required.

This year, boys will compete in baseball and girls will compete in softball. Overall champions and individual-event winners in each age-group will qualify for sectional competition later in the year.

For more information, call Mike Jorgensen at 518-255-5115 or email jorgenmc@cobleskill.edu.

Hunter education course set

The East Meredith Fire Department will host a New York State Hunter Education Course from 5:30-9 p.m. April 9-11.

Class size is limited to 30 students. Participants must be age 11 or older.

To register, call Losie's Gun Shop at 607-432-6452.

Wick to host biddy basketball

Hartwick College will hold its Biddy Basketball Program from 6-9 p.m. April 19.

The program is for youths in grades 1-8 and costs $15 per session.

To register, call 607-431-4793 or email parksd@hartwick.edu. Registration also will be accepted at the door.

Cycling event April 21

The Central New York Cyclists will host the annual "Check Your Legs" Spring Classic on April 21.

The race starts at 11 a.m. in Garrattsville and is open to experienced and beginning racers. Experienced racees ride 38 miles or three laps over a hilly course. Beginners ride 26 miles or 2 laps.

A USA Cycling racing license is required to compete. Beginners may buy a one-day license.

Pre-registration costs $15 and may be completed at the website www.bikereg.com/Net/18385. Raceday registration costs $20.

For more information, email Ad Stabel at ad.cnyc.ny@gmail.com or visit the website www.centralnycycling.com.

City softball starts soon

The Oneonta Recreation Department will accept registrations for its men's and women's softball leagues through April 26.

Men will play Tuesdays and Thursdays starting May 21. Women will play Mondays and Wednesdays beginning May 20. Players must be age 18 or older. Each 14-game regular season will be followed by a postseason tournament for all teams.

Teams will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Each manager must submit a completed registration form, a $400 entry fee and a $92 refundable forfeit bond to the recreation office. Checks or money orders must be made payable to the City of Oneonta. Cash will not be accepted.

Each team will pay its umpire $23 before each game. The forfeit bond will be used to pay an umpire if a team fails to show up for a scheduled game. Forfeit bond balances will be refunded at the end of the season.

Both leagues will hold preseason meetings April 24 at the Laskaris Skatehouse in Neahwa Park. Women will meet at 7 p.m., followed by men at 8 p.m.

Entry forms are available online at www.oneonta.ny.us/recreation or at the recreation office. For more information, call the Recreation Office at 607-432-0680.

Free baseball clinic April 27

Laurens Central will host a free baseball clinic for boys and girls in grades 1-6 from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 27.

Pre-registration is recommended for the clinic, which will cover throwing, hitting, fielding, running, stretching and defense.

For more information, call Laurens varsity coach Josh Nelligan at 607-432-2050, ext. 1330, or email jnelligan@laurenscs.org.

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.

SUNY Delhi sets pool schedule

SUNY Delhi's pool schedule through May 19 is as follows:

Monday-Friday: Lap Swim 7-8 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m, 5:30-7 p.m.; Open Swim 7-9 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday: Open Swim 1-5 p.m.

The pool will be closed for spring break from April 12-21.

UVSC announces 2013 schedule

The Unadilla Valley Sports Center in New Berlin will open its 2013 season May 11-12 with the District 3 MX.

The rest of its schedule is as follows:

May 31-June 2: Loretta Lynn’s NE Youth Regional.

June 14-16: MX Rewind Vintage Weekend.

July 12-14: ATV National Weekend.

Aug. 9-11: Pro National MX Weekend.

Sept. 7-8: Grand National Cross Country.

For more information, call 607-965-8450, email info@unadillamx.com or visit the website unadillamx.com.

MX Rewind set for June 14-16

Unadilla Motocross in New Berlin will host the second MX Rewind weekend June 14-16.

MX Rewind will feature vintage and post-vintage cross country and motocross racing, appearances by motocross legends, a swap meet and bike shows, among other events.

For more information, call 607-965-8450 or visit the website www.mxrewind.com.

O-State to host wrestling camp

Oneonta State will host Ken Chertow Wrestling's Gold Medal Training Camp from July 12-15.

The camp is for wrestlers of all skill levels and ages. Group discounts are available.

The camp is also seeking a nurse to provide healthcare. In exchange for this service, the nurse may choose a wrestler to attend the camp for free. Nurse candidates also have the option of discussing wages and discounts instead.

For more information, call 814-466-3466 or visit the website www.kenchertow.com.

Gun shows continue in August

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

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

Oct. 13: Lisle Gun Show at Lisle 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.

Junior golf clinics set

Catskill Mountains Junior Golf, a new organization, will offer a major junior golf programs at the Meadows Golf Center in Margaretville and Ouleout Creek Golf Course in North Franklin this year.

The courses will host junior golf clinic days, a championship day and a parent/junior tournament in July.

The main program will be followed by a season-ending banquet and awards day at Mine Kill State Park in North Blenheim.

The program is open to youths ages 5-17 and focuses on learning how to play, rules, etiquette and proper dress, among other things.

For more information, visit the website www.catskillmountainsjuniorgolf.com or email cmjg2013@yahoo.com.

Outlaws seeking host families

The Oneonta Outlaws are seeking families to host one or more players this summer.

Each host family will receive $300 per player, which will be paid by the Outlaws upon arrival. Host families also will receive a $100 voucher per player. Vouchers may be used to buy food and/or souvenirs at Damaschke Field.

The compensation package also includes one family season pass, which includes admission to all home games during the regular season and playoffs.

For more information, call Outlaws general manager Steve Pindar at 607-432-6326 (office) or 607-437-8779 (cell), or email stevepindar@oneontaoutlaws.com.