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June 24, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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The Oneonta Outlaws will host baseball camps for boys and girls ages 5-12 from today through July 18 at Damaschke Field.

Each four-day camp runs from 9 a.m.-noon Mondays through Thursdays. Campers will be grouped based on age and ability.

Cost is $70 per player and includes 12 hours of instruction from Outlaws coaches and players, as well as an official Oneonta Outlaws T-shirt. Cost for each additional family member is $60. Additional camps also cost $60 apiece.

The Outlaws also are offering birthday-party packages. Cost is $12 per child, with a minimum of 10 children required. Cost includes free game admission for each child and one parent, as well as food and drink for each child. The birthday child also will receive an Outlaws baseball cap and throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

For more information, call Steve Pindar at 607-432-6326, email stevepindar@oneontaoutlaws.com or visit the website oneontaoutlaws.com.

Softball school begins today

The 6th Ward All County Softball School will run from 9 a.m.-noon today through Thursday at Ted Christman Field in Neahwa Park.

The school is for players ages 9-17 and teaches fundamentals of pitching, hitting, fielding and base running.

For more information or an application, call John Speranzi at 607-433-2126 or 607-434-8058.

Otsego GC to host golf camps

The Otsego Golf Club will host a series of golf camps led by Bobby Amore starting today.

The camps focus on fundamentals for beginner and intermediate golfers. Camps run from 9 a.m.-noon Mondays-Thursdays. Cost is $125 per golfer per camp.

The Mites Camps (ages 10-12) run today through Thursday and July 15-18. The Minis Camp (7-8) runs July 1-4, and the Juniors Camp (13-14) is scheduled for July 8-11.

Amore also offers adult lessons in a clinic or private format.

For more information, call 607-547-9290 or email otsegogolfclub@gmail.com.

Youth soccer camps open today

The Headwaters Soccer Club is accepting registrations for its 2013 summer camps.

Seven camps will be held for boys and girls ages 7-17, including team camps.

Cost is $60 per camper per week. Each participant will receive a T-shirt and a water bottle.

The camps run from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays on the following dates:

Today-Friday: at Otego American Legion Post 1555.

July 1-5: at Worcester Central.

July 8-12: at Mine Kill State Park.

July 15-19: at Mine Kill State Park.

July 22-26: at Edmeston Central.

July 29-Aug. 2: at Mine Kill State Park.

Aug. 5-9: at Oneonta State.

For a camp registration and information on bus transportation, call The New York Power Authority at 1-800-724-0309 or visit the website headwaterssoccer.com.

Sidney football sign-ups Tuesday

Sidney’s youth football and flag football sign-ups will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Keith Clark Park in Sidney.

Flag football is for youths in grades K-2 and costs $35. Youth football is for children in grades 3-6 and costs $45. Fees must be paid at registration. Copies of birth certificates are required.

Equipment handout and a second sign-up date will take place at the end of July. The season will begin with practices around Aug. 5.

Sidney’s youth football program also will hold a car-wash fundraiser from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 20 at McDonald’s and Chamber Auto Sales in Sidney.

O-State track meets start Tuesday

The Hurley’s Heroes Track Club of Oneonta will host three Twilight Track & Field Meets this summer at Oneonta State.

Meets will begin at 7 p.m. this Tuesday, July 9 and July 23 and are free. All ages are welcome.

Events include the 50-meter dash, 100, 200, 400, 800, mile, 3,000 and possibly the high jump.

Otsego GC tournament Saturday

The Otsego Golf Club will host its Red, White & Blue Tournament at 8 a.m. Saturday.

Players in the two-person team scramble will alternate tees, from red to white to blue, over 18 holes.

Cost is $45 per person and includes golf, lunch and prizes.

For more information, call 607-547-9290 or visit the website www.otsegogolf.com.

Bass tourney set for Sunday

The Susquehanna Bass Association will host the Neptune Diner Open on Cayuga Lake on Sunday.

The club will fish a 10-tournament schedule. Anglers of the Year will be announced at the end of the season.

For more information, visit the website susquehannabass.com.

Youth soccer registration extended

Registration for the OYSA fall recreational soccer program has been extended to July 1.

Forms are available at the Latte Lounge on Main Street in Oneonta.

For more information, call Geoff Davis at 607-432-7485 or email geoff.davis@oneonta.edu.

OBGC to hold summer camps

The Oneonta Boys and Girls Club will host the following summer camps.

Rising Stars Hoop Camp ($50): Oneonta High boys basketball coach Jerry Mackey will run basketball camps July 1-3. The camp for boys and girls in grades K-5 runs from 8:30-11 a.m. The camp for boys and girls in grades 6-11 runs from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Football Camp ($25): First-year Oneonta High varsity football coach John Mushtare will run a football camp for boys ages 7-12 from 3-5 p.m. July 15-17.

For a registration form or more information, visit the OBGC or the website oneontaboysandgirlsclub.org.

Basketball camp July 8-12

The 10th annual Red Dragon Basketball Camp will run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 8-12 at Oneonta State’s Alumni Field House.

The camp is designed for boys and girls ages 6-17. Cost to attend is $155.

For more information, call Vince Medici at 607-436-3280.

YMCA/Outlaws 5K is July 10

The Oneonta Family YMCA/Oneonta Outlaws 5K Fun Run will start at 5:50 p.m. July 10 outside Damaschke Field in Neahwa Park.

Race-night registration and bib pick-up runs from 4-5:30 p.m. All timing will end at 6:45 p.m., 15 minutes before the start of the Outlaws’ baseball game that night.

T-shirts are guaranteed to those who register by July 1. For more information or an application, call the YMCA at 607-432-0010 or visit the website www.oneontaymca.org.

DC Amateur golf July 12-14

The 48th annual Delaware County Men’s Amateur Golf Tournament will be held July 12-14 at the Delhi College Golf Course.

The tournament is open to all members of Delaware County golf courses or residents of Delaware County and will feature a championship division and five handicap flights.

Entry fee is $110. Applications are available at all Delaware County golf courses or by calling the Delhi College Golf Course at 607-746-4653.

ATV Nationals run July 12-14

Unadilla Motocross in New Berlin will host the ATV National Weekend from July 12-14.

The rest of the UVSC schedule is as follows:

Aug. 9-11: Pro National MX Weekend.

Sept. 7-8: Grand National Cross Country.

For more information, call 607-965-8450, email info@unadillamx.com or visit the website unadillamx.com.

O-State to host wrestling camp

Oneonta State will host Ken Chertow Wrestling’s Gold Medal Training Camp from July 12-15.

The camp is for wrestlers of all skill levels and ages. Group discounts are available.

The camp is also seeking a nurse to provide healthcare. In exchange for this service, the nurse may choose a wrestler to attend the camp for free. Nurse candidates also have the option of discussing wages and discounts instead.

For more information, call 814-466-3466 or visit the website www.kenchertow.com.

<\Bz18>Hall’s to host All-Star Gala

The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will host its annual All-Star Gala in the Grandstand Theater on July 16.

The event centers on the 84th Major League Baseball All-Star Game, which will be televised live in the Grandstand Theater. Citi Field, which is home to the New York Mets, will host the All-Star Game.

Doors to the Grandstand Theater open at 7:30 p.m., with game coverage beginning at 8 p.m.

Fans will be treated to hot dogs and ballpark-style snacks, along with a limited edition commemorative All-Star Gala button for all guests in attendance. Scorecards will be distributed to fans, and official All-Star Game programs will be available for purchase.

Games, trivia contests and opportunities to win door prizes will take place during inning breaks.

Tickets are available to participants in the Hall’s membership program and cost $10 for adults and $5 for children. Remaining tickets, if any, will go on sale to the general public July 8.

Tickets may be reserved in advance by calling the Hall’s membership department at 607-547-0397 or by visiting the Hall’s membership and museum services desk.

<\Bz18>Soccer official classes start July 17

Classes for those interested in officiating high school soccer games during the 2013 season begin at 6 p.m. July 17 at Oneonta State’s Morris Conference Center.

The classes run for five weeks. For more information, call Michael Culligan at 607-287-0096.

<\Bz18>Adult kickball event July 20

The Oneonta Boys and Girls Club will host an adult kickball/barbecue fundraiser beginning at 10 a.m. July 20 at the 6th Ward Booster Club.

Cost is $30 per player and includes barbecue and games. Proceeds will benefit the OBGC.

Players must at least age 20. Rosters must have nine to 11 players and include at least two females. The total age per roster must be a minimum of 275 years.

Registration forms are available at the website www.oneontaboysandgirlsclub.org.

For more information, call the OBGC at 607-432-1133.

<\Bz18>O-State golf tourney July 20

The SUNY Oneonta athletics department will hold its third annual Coaches Golf Classic on July 20 at the Oneonta Country Club.

Entry fee for the captain-and-crew event is $100 per golfer.

Prizes will be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place foursomes in both flights, as well as for longest drive and closest to the pin.

The event begins with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. A lunch buffet will follow the event.

For more information, call 607-436-3494.

<\Bz18>Gilbertsville church to hold golf event

The Presbyterian Church in Gilbertsville will host its 13th annual captain-and-crew golf tournament July 20 at Colonial Ridge Golf in Laurens.

The tournament will raise money from entry fees and hole sponsors, which are still available, to benefit the refurbishing project of the church sanctuary.

For more information, call Richard Keene at 607-783-2328 or Colonial Ridge Golf at 607-263-5291.

<\Bz18>Girls basketball camp July 21-24

The Oneonta State women’s basketball team will host a developmental overnight/commuter camp for girls ages 10-18 from July 21-24.

Team members will serve as counselor’s for the camp, which is designed to develop fundamentals.

Daily activities include 1-on-1 and 3-on-3 instruction, fundamental stations, and games.

Cost is $295 for residents (overnight) and $255 for commuters. A $35 non-refundable deposit is required with the application. Those who submit applications and full payments by June 3 will receive a $10 discount. Group discounts are also available.

For more information, call Daphne Thompson at 607-436-2360.

<\Bz18>Lacrosse camp July 24-27

SUNY Delhi will host the High Octane Lacrosse Camp for boys ages 8-18 from July 24-27.

Cost is $375 per person to attend the overnight camp, which is designed to enhance individual and team skills.

Registration and payment is due by July 1. For more information, call Delhi coach Bob Leary at 607-746-4610 or email learyrt@delhi.edu.

<\Bz18>All-sport camp starts July 29

The 17th annual Eastman Associates Munchkin All-Sport Camp will run from July 29-Aug. 1 at Oneonta State.

The O-State women’s soccer team will run the camp, which is designed for boys and girls ages 5-12. Activities include badminton, basketball, kickball, racquetball, soccer, T-ball, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.

Cost is $60 per camper (9 a.m.-1 p.m.) or $90 per camper (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) and includes a T-shirt. Campers should wear athletic attire, including sneakers, and bring their own lunches.

For more information, call camp director and O-State women’s soccer coach Liz McGrail at 607-436-3474 or email liz.mcgrail@oneonta.edu.

<\Bz18>Soccer club to host British camps

The Cooperstown Soccer Club and Challenger Sports will host British Soccer Camps from July 29-Aug. 2 at Cooperstown Elementary.

Each day includes individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small-sided games, coached scrimmages and a daily World Cup tournament. Campers receive a free replica jersey (for online registrations at least 45 days before camp), a ball, a t-shirt and access to www.thechallengerway.com.

Free jerseys are given to those who register before June 14.

For more information, call Debbie LeCates at 607-547-7151 or email dcoxlecates@hotmail.com.