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March 8, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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---- — Duke Tournament starts March 18

The Oneonta Boys and Girls Club will host the 15th annual Duke Invitational Basketball Tournament from March 18-23.

Team donation fee is $125. The maximum number of players on a roster is 12. Rosters and fees are due March 11.

Boys and girls teams will compete in divisions for ages 12-and-under, 13-15 and 16-18. Teams will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Registration forms are available at the OBGC and on the OBGC’s Facebook page. For more information, call 607-432-1133.

Junior golf clinics set

Catskill Mountains Junior Golf, a new organization, will offer a major junior golf programs at the Meadows Golf Center in Margaretville and Ouleout Creek Golf Course in North Franklin this year.

The courses will host junior golf clinic days, a championship day and a parent/junior tournament in July.

The main program will be followed by a season-ending banquet and awards day at Mine Kill State Park in North Blenheim.

The program is open to youths ages 5-17 and focuses on learning how to play, rules, etiquette and proper dress, among other things.

For more information, visit the website www.catskillmountainsjuniorgolf.com or email cmjg2013@yahoo.com.

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.

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.

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.

G-MU 3-on-3 tourney Saturday

The Gilbertsville-Mount Upton Booster Club will hold its 14th annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament Saturday.

Registration, which begins at 9 a.m., costs $40 in advance and $45 at the door for modified, junior varsity and varsity players. Registration for fifth- and sixth-grade teams costs $30 in advance and $35 at the door.

To register, visit the website www.gmucsd.org and follow the G-MU Booster Club Link. For more information, email Rebecca Moyer at becca1969@me.com.

Boys AAU tryouts Monday

The Oneonta Boys and Girls Club will host AAU tryouts for boys 16-and-under from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday. For more information, call the OBGC at 607-432-1133.

State boys basketball tickets on sale

Tickets for the March 15-17 New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s Boys Basketball State Championships at the Glens Falls Civic are on sale.

The first 1,000 tickets purchased before March 1 cost $8 each. A 4 for $50 package (four tickets, four hot dogs, four sodas) will be offered as well but is only available until March 1.

Regular ticket prices are $10 per session or $50 for all sessions over the three-day event.

State championship weekend begins with the Class D semifinals at 10 and 11:45 a.m. March 15, followed by the Class C semis at 1:30 and 5 p.m., and the Class B semis at 6:45 and 8:30 p.m.

The March 16 schedule opens with Class A semifinals at 9 and 10:45 a.m., with the Class AA semis to follow at 12:30 and 2:15 p.m. Finals for Class D (5:30 p.m.), Class C (7:15 p.m.) and Class B (9 p.m.) are also scheduled for March 16.

The Class A final is set for 1 p.m. March 17, with the Class AA final closing the weekend schedule at 2:45 p.m.

Tickets are available at all Price Chopper locations, the Civic Center Box Office, by phone at 855-GFCC-TIX and online at www.GlensFallsCC.com.

O-State women to hold dinner

The Oneonta State women’s soccer team will host its eighth annual “Dinner and Auction with the Dragons” from 5-8 p.m. March 16 at the Elks Club at 84 Chestnut St. in Oneonta.

Tickets for the all-you-can-eat pasta dinner and silent auction cost $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10. Proceeds will support O-State’s spring training trip to Disney Wide World of Sports.

For information, email call O-State coach Liz McGrail at 607-436-3474 or email liz.mcgrail@oneonta.edu. Players will deliver tickets personally.

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.