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July 13, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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Hartwick College will host the following youth athletic camps this summer.

Saturday-Tuesday: College Prep Soccer Camp for Elite Boys II (15-19).

Saturday-Wednesday: Soccer Development & Skills Camp II (ages 9-18).

Sunday-Wednesday: Junior Hawks Soccer Camp Session II (4-8).

Sunday-Thursday: Boys Basketball (8-18).

Sunday-July 20: Competitive Swimming Camp II (8-18).

July 21-27: Competitive Swimming Camp III (8-18).

July 21-25: Field Hockey (12-18).

July 25-28: Girls Volleyball (12-18).

July 28-Aug. 2: Springboard Diving (8-18).

For more information, visit the website www.hartwickhawks.com/summercamps.

OBGC to hold summer camps

The Oneonta Boys and Girls Club will host a football camp for boys ages 7-12 from 3-5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. First-year Oneonta High varsity football coach John Mushtare will run the camp, which costs $25 per player.

The OBGC also will hold a softball camp for girls ages 8-12 from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday. OHS varsity softball coach Randy Brockway will run the camp, which also costs $25 per player.

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

Otsego GC to host golf camp

The Otsego Golf Club will host a Mites Camp for youths ages 10-12 from 9 a.m.-noon Monday through Thursday.

The camp will be led by Bobby Amore and costs $125 per golfer.

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

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

Soccer camps continue Monday

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

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

Monday-Friday: 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.

Last Outlaws camp this week

The Oneonta Outlaws will host its final baseball camp of the summer for boys and girls ages 5-12 from 9 a.m.-noon Monday through Thursday at Damaschke Field.

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.

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.

Hall’s All-Star Gala is Tuesday

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

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 cost $10 for adults and $5 for children and 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.

Soccer classes start Wednesday

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

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

Clay target tourney July 20

The annual Shoot for Scouts Clay Target Tournament to benefit the programs of the Otschodela Council Boy Scouts will be held July 20 at the Oneonta Sportsman Club at 251 Rod and Gun Club Rd. in Oneonta.

The event will feature trap, skeet and sporting clays challenges, a barbecue and prizes.

For more information or to register, call Tom Wright at 607-432-6491, email thomas.wright@scouting.org or visit the website www.otschodela.org.

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 be 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.

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.

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.

DC Women’s Amateur is July 20

The Delhi College Golf Course will host the Delaware County Women’s Amateur Golf Tournament on July 20.

The tournament, which features a championship division and five flights, is open to all Delaware County residents and non-residents who are members of Delaware County golf courses.

Entry fee is $60. Applications are available at Delaware County golf courses. For more information, call the Delhi College GC at 607-746-4653.

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.

O-State track meet July 23

The Hurley’s Heroes Track Club of Oneonta will host its final Twilight Track & Field Meet of the summer at 7 p.m. July 23 at Oneonta State.

All ages are welcome to compete at the meet, which is free.

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

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.

For more information, call Delhi coach Bob Leary at 607-746-4610 or email learyrt@delhi.edu.

Archery league starts July 29

West End Archery is accepting sign-ups for its eight-week Fall Techno Hunt League, which starts July 29.

For more information, call 607-432-4947 or visit West End Archery at 435 Chestnut St. in Oneonta.

Sidney youth football sign-ups set

Sidney Youth Football will hold equipment handouts and sign-up nights from 6-7:30 p.m. July 29 and 30 at the Sidney Civic Center’s third floor, above the DMV.

Youths in grades K-6 may play. The organization also is offering flag football for youths in grades K-2.

Youths in grades 3-6 who already have registered must attend one of the nights for equipment handout.

Those who still need to register must bring a copy of the player’s birth certificate and registration fee ($45 for youth football; $30 for flag football).

Practices begin Aug. 5. For more information, call Jim at 607-643-1267.

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.

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 ball, a t-shirt and access to www.thechallengerway.com.

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

Hunter education courses set

The Davenport Fire Dept. will host a NYS hunter education course from 5-8:30 p.m. Aug. 5, 7 and 8. Class size is limited to 35 students. To register, call Losie’s Gun Shop at 607-432-6452.

On Aug. 18, West End Archery in Oneonta will host a NYS bowhunter education course from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Class size is limited to 25 students. To register, call 607-432-4947.

MX Weekend set for Aug. 9-11

Unadilla Motocross in New Berlin will host the Pro National MX Weekend from Aug. 9-11 at the Unadilla Valley Sports Center.

The UVSC also will host the Grand National Cross Country from Sept. 7-8.

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

Golf events to benefit soccer club

The Headwaters Soccer Club will hold the fifth annual Ouleout Creek Charity Golf Tournament at 1 p.m. Aug. 10 in Franklin.

Entry fee for the scramble tournament is $60 per person and includes greens fees, cart and buffet. First-, second- and third-place teams will receive awards. Golfers may register as teams or as individuals.

Proceeds from the charity golf tournament will benefit the HSC summer soccer camp program.

For more information or to register, call Bonnie Johnson at 607-287-1791 or email ladycamel19@yahoo.com.

Buck Fever Night is Aug. 10

Whitetails Unlimited will sponsor the Oneonta Area Buck Fever Night on Aug. 10 at the Oneonta Elks Club at 84 Chestnut St. in Oneonta.

The event will feature a two-meat dinner, an auction and prizes. Proceeds will benefit local youth hunting programs such as 4H and Archery in the Schools.

The social hour begins at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 10, with dinner to follow at 6 p.m.

Tickets cost $35 each, $20 for a spouse and $15 for juniors ages 15 and younger. Deadline to order tickets is Aug. 3. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

To order tickets, call Dave Lorette at 607-397-1740 (evenings) or 607-434-3559 (days). Tickets also may be ordered by calling WTU National Headquarters at 1-800-274-5471 or by visiting the website www.whitetailsunlimited.com.

BASE Race set for Aug. 11

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown will host the second annual BASE Race on Aug. 11.

The event features a competitive 10-kilometer race at 8 a.m. and a family-style 5K run at 8:15 a.m. Both events start and finish at the CSC.

Registration is $25 for adults and $50 for families until race day, when registration will be $40 for individuals and $65 for families.

Proceeds support outreach for the “Be A Superior Example” program, which promotes the concepts of healthy lifestyle choices by educating students about the dangers of performance-enhancing substances.

Registration is underway online at www.baseballhall.org/BASERace and www.clarksportscenter.com.

The Hall also will hold a pre-race gathering for runners Aug. 10. Details will be released later this spring.

For more information, call the Hall at 607-547-0397 or the CSC at 607-547-2800.

Gun shows continue in August

The Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Club will host gun and knife shows from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the following dates.

Aug. 11: Unadilla Gun Show and Flea Market at Unadilla Rod & Gun Club (free admission)

Oct. 13: Lisle Gun Show at Lisle Fire Co. ($3 admission)

Nov. 3: Oneonta Gun Show at Holiday Inn ($2 admission)

Table reservations cost $15 and must be paid by cash in advance.

For more information, call 607-748-1010.

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, a 1992 Hall inductee with 341 career saves, 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.

The Hall also will feature Fingers in a special Voices of the Game event at 11 a.m. Sept. 2 in the Grandstand Theater. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12.

Museum members may reserve tickets starting Aug. 5 by calling 607-547-0397 during regular business hours weekdays. Remaining tickets, if any, will go on sale to the general public Aug. 26.

Youth football league seeks teams

The Boys of Fall Football League is seeking teams to join its full-contact league for the 2013 season.

The Tri-Valley Colts and the Richfield Indians play in the league, which started in 2011 and held its first season in 2012. Players ages 8-18 are eligible to participate.

Those who are interested in joining the league or who may need help fundraising to start a team should call Mindy at 607-437-9450.