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March 21, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Hartwick offers soccer camp

Hartwick College will hold its Junior Hawks Spring Break Soccer Camp from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 25-28.

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.

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.

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. March 26 and for its Wednesday Night Men’s Golf League at 5:30 p.m. March 27.

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.

Bowhunting course March 27-28

West End Archery in Oneonta will sponsor a NYS bowhunter education course from 5:30-9:30 p.m. March 27 and 28.

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

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.

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.

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.