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August 3, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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Sign-ups and check-ins for players ages 8-10 will run from 5:15-6:15 p.m., followed by the same for players ages 11-12 from 6:15-7:15 p.m.

Players must be age 8 by Dec. 1 and cannot turn 13 before Sept. 1 to participate. Twelve-year-olds in grades 7 or higher are not eligible.

A copy of each player’s birth certificate and a $25 insurance fee is required. For more information, call Jason Neer at 607-353-7130.

Youth fishing derby Aug. 17

The Oneonta City Recreation Department and the Susquehanna Bass Association will host the City of Oneonta’s 56th annual Fishing Derby at 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at Hodges Pond in Neahwa Park.

The derby is a free catch-and-release competition open to youths ages 5-15. All participants must provide their own poles, bait/lures and a clean bucket.

Parents/guardians must complete a registration/release form for their children to be eligible to participate in the derby.

Parents may pre-register their children for the derby at the recreation office during regular business hours. Event-day registrations will be accepted from 3-3:45 p.m.

The Bass Association also will host activities during the sign-in/registration period. The derby will last for one hour. An awards ceremony will follow.

For more information, call the recreation office at 607-432-0680.

Golf tournament set for Aug. 28

The fourth annual NOT Going Back-to-School Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Otsego and Delaware County Retired Teachers’ Associations, will begin with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start Aug. 28 at Colonial Ridge Golf in Laurens.

Cost to enter the captain-and-crew tournament is $40 and includes 18 holes, cart, prizes and a Brooks’ House of BBQ lunch. Cost for Colonial Ridge members is $30. Non-golfers may have lunch for $12.

The tournament is limited to the first 18 teams that register. Golfers may enter as individuals and will be placed on teams.

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