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November 9, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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---- — VanSteenburg, Barse win Classic

Vic VanSteenburg and Mike Barse teamed to win the Susquehanna Bass Association’s biggest tournament of the year, the 20th Arthur-Nathan VanSteenburg Memorial Classic, last weekend on Otsego Lake.

The duo finished with a two-day total of 24.47 pounds, which included the big fish of Sunday, a 2.89-pound smallmouth bass caught by VanSteenburg.

Bruce Hall and Vince Fink finished with 23.76 pounds for second place in the tournament, which was open to fishermen who qualified during the regular season.

Bob Luther and Jim Clement took third place at 22.26 pounds. Luther caught the big smally for Saturday, a 3.16-pounder.

Lou Falvo and Dave Hubbard finished fourth (20.95 pounds); Allan and Peter Green placed fifth (20.79); and Amos Bates and Don Green were sixth (20.11). Bates reeled in the big fish of the tournament, a 5.06-pound largemouth bass.

Seventh place went to Phil Kroll and Eric Keller (15.63). They were followed by Frank Microni and Steve Llewellyn (14.18).

Deer shoot set for Sunday

The Bainbridge Sportsmen’s Club will host a deer shoot at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Rifles, shotguns and black-powder guns may be used. Breakfast will be served from 9 a.m.-noon.

For more information, call 607-967-2222.

The club and the Chenango Federation also are accepting donations of deer hides. Proceeds will be used to send youths to DEC camps.

Deer hides may be dropped off at the club, which is located at 23 Pearl St. in Bainbridge.

Volleyball tourney seeks players

The Norwich Family YMCA is seeking teams for its “Thanks4Giving II” Open 6’s and Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament, which starts at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 16.

Entry fee is $100 per six-player team, with $25 for each additional member. Players may register as individuals for $25 and will be placed on teams.

To register, email team name, captain information (name, email, phone) and shirt sizes for players (based on men’s sizes) to volleyballtournamentorg@gmail.com. Deadline to register is this Saturday.

Each team is asked to donate $25 of non-perishable food items. Entry fees and non-perishable food items will benefit the YMCA’s Support Campaign and the Roots & Wings Food Pantry, reepectively.

Volleyball sign-ups start Nov. 22

The Oneonta Recreation Department will accept registrations from returning men’s and women’s volleyball teams beginning Nov. 22. A team must return at least 75 percent of its roster from 2013 to qualify as a returning team.

Pending available space, registrations will be accepted from new teams beginning Dec. 13. Registration will close at 5 p.m. Dec. 19. The program will accept 12 men’s and 12 women’s teams.

All matches will be played at the Asa C. Allison Municipal building in Oneonta. Men will play Tuesday evenings starting Jan. 7. Women will play Wednesday evenings starting Jan. 9.

Entry fee is $300 per team. The team fee must be paid in full and a preliminary roster must be submitted to register. No cash payments will be accepted.

Registration packets are available at the Recreation Department in Neahwa Park or via email request. For more information, call the Recreation Office at 607-432-0680.

Schenevus to host 3-on-3 tourney

Schenevus Central will hold its first 3-on-3 Little Big Man Basketball Tournament at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The event features boys and girls brackets for players in grades 7-9 and 10-12. Each team will play a minimum of three games.

Cost is $40 per team, with a maximum of four players per team. Proceeds will benefit Schenevus’ Class of 2016.

For more information, call Tracy Odell at 607-638-9097 or Ann VanDewerker at 607-638-9298.

Softball camp to run Sundays

The Oneonta Boys and Girls Club will run the Oneonta Fall Pitching Camp on Sundays through Nov. 24.

The fast-pitch softball camp is designed for players ages 8-18 who want to learn how to pitch or develop their skills.

Sessions I and II of the advanced/intermediate pitching camp for ages 13-18 will run from 1:30-2:30 p.m. and from 2:30-3:30 p.m., respectively. Session I will feature drills that reinforce mechanics, speed, accuracy and endurance. Session II will focus on new pitches, honing skills and drills to reinforce pitch and game strategies.

Registration fee is $80 for Session I and $130 for both sessions.

The camp also features a third session for beginners that will run from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Session III will cover mechanics, fundamentals, drills and strategies and costs $80.

For more information, call John Seedborg at 607-765-6837 or email seedborgj66@netscape.net.

Lacrosse session starts Nov. 18

LacrosseOneonta’s winter session at the Oneonta Boys and Girls Club will run Mondays from Nov. 18-Jan. 13, 2014.

Boys and girls in grades 3-7 will play between 6-7 p.m., followed by grades 8-12 from 7-9 p.m.

Cost is free, but participants must be members of the OBGC.

For more information, call Bob Leary at 607-433-0998.

Youth conditioning classes set

The Oneonta Family YMCA will offer Youth Sports Conditioning at the Center Street School gym from 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The program is open to area youths in grades 6 through age 18 and runs through Dec. 13.

Registration is required and there is a $20 application fee. To sign up, visit the YMCA at 20 Ford Ave. in Oneonta. For more information, call 432-0010 or visit the website www.oneontaymca.org.

Delhi to host water aerobics

Session II of SUNY Delhi’s water aerobics fall class will run from 5-6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 18.

Per-person cost is $6 per day, $20 for one day per week, $30 for two days per week, and $45 for three days per week.

For more information, call 607-746-4263 or visit the website www.delhi.edu.

Delhi announces pool hours

SUNY Delhi’s pool schedule through Dec. 15 is as follows.

Lap Swim: 7-8 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

Open Swim: 8-9:30 p.m. (M,W,F); 9-10 p.m. (Tue); 7-9 p.m. (F); 1-5 p.m. (Sat-Sun).

The pool will close for October break at 1 p.m. Oct. 11 and re-open Oct. 16.

There will be no open swim Nov. 23 (college swim meet).

The pool will close for the Thanksgiving break at noon Nov. 25 and re-open Dec. 2.

Hall accepting intern applications

The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown is accepting applications for next year’s class at the Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Leadership Development.

Applications for the Class of 2014 will be accepted through Jan. 31, 2014. The Steele Internship Program will provide students the chance to join the Hall in a 10-week summer internship.

To be considered for the program, students must be enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program at a college or university, having completed at least their sophomore year. Fifteen intern positions are available.

All applications must be completed online at www.baseballhall.org/intern. Candidates must attach a cover letter and resume to the online application.

For more information, visit the website www.baseballhall.org/intern.