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March 24, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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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.

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