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August 16, 2013

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Fingers to host Seniors Open

National Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Rollie Fingers will serve as celebrity host for the 31st annual Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open and Pro-Am Golf Tournament, which runs Sept. 3-6 at the Leatherstocking Golf Course in Cooperstown.

Fingers will participate in the Sept. 3 Pro-Am, which begins with an 11:30 a.m. shotgun start. Fingers also will speak at the fundraiser dinner later that day.

Proceeds from the Pro-Am will benefit Pathfinder Village, a residential community in Edmeston dedicated to children and adults with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities. Proceeds also will benefit the Hall’s educational programs.

For more information on the Pro-Am or to register to play, visit the website www.pathfindervillage.org.

The Seniors Open follows Sept. 4-6 and will feature close to 100 of the top senior professionals in the country. Tom Eubank of Ellijay, Ga., shot a tournament record-tying 64 in the final round to win the 2012 Seniors Open.

For more information on the Seniors Open, call the Leatherstocking Golf Course at 607-547-9931.

O-State to host baseball clinic

The annual SUNY Oneonta Baseball Fall High School Clinic will begin at 9 a.m. Sept. 8 at Red Dragon Baseball Field.

Registration runs from 8-9 a.m. Sept. 8. Entry fee is $75 and may be paid on the day of the clinic or by filling out a registration form and mailing it to SUNY Oneonta, Chase PE Building 102, Oneonta, NY 13820.

Each camper will receive a T-shirt and lunch. The camp is open to high school-aged players who’ll graduate between 2014-17.

The morning session will focus on hitting and position instruction. A live game will be played in the afternoon.

For more information, call O-State baseball coach Ben Grimm at 607-436-2661.

Oneonta to host 5K on Sept. 8

Lower Deck Events will hold its annual 5K Fun Run on Sept. 8 at the 6th Ward playground on Scramling Avenue in Oneonta.

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