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August 16, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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Youth footballsign-ups Aug. 26

Oneonta Youth Football will hold sign-ups, check-in and equipment distribution Aug. 26 at the 6th Ward Booster Club Field on Scramling Ave., which is across from the Oneonta Boys and Girls Club.

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.

Golf tourneyset 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.

For more information, call Rebeca Byam at 607-432-3509 or email rbyam111740@aol.com.

Checks should be made out to Colonial Ridge Golf and mailed to Byam at 247 County Highway 58, Oneonta, NY 13829.

Hall event to feature Fingers

Rollie Fingers will be the featured guest during a special Voices of the Game program at 10 a.m. Sept. 2 at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.

Fingers, a 1992 Hall of Fame inductee who finished his career with 341 saves, will be in Cooperstown that week for the Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open Pro-Am.

Tickets for the one-hour roundtable program cost $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Tickets may be reserved by Hall members from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. by calling 607-547-0397. Remaining tickets, if any, will go on sale to the general public Aug. 26.

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