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July 8, 2014

Area Sports Briefs

Youth training program set

The Oneonta Family YMCA and the Parisian Foundation will hold a training camp for athletes in grades 7-12 this summer. Registration is required and is underway at the YMCA.

The program begins at 5:45 p.m. today and will run Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Sixth Ward Booster Club Fields for five weeks.

A certified trainer and adult volunteer coaches will run the program, which is an intense training and strengthening course that will be offered two times per week (weather-permitting).

Cost is a one-time application fee of $25. Applications are available at the YMCA and at the fields. Waivers with parent signatures must be completed before participation.

For more information, call Justin Russo between 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. weekdays at 607-432-0010.

Track meet set for tonight

The Hurley’s Heroes Track Club of Oneonta and the Oneonta State Athletic Department will host Twilight Track and Field Meets at 7 p.m. today, as well as Aug. 5, at Oneonta State.

All meets will include competition in the mile (14-and-over), the 50-meter dash (14-and-under), the 100 (open), the 400 (open), the 3,000 (14-and-over), the 200 (open), the 800 (open) and the high jump (14-and-over, if facilities are available).

There is no cost to participate. For more information, call John Hurley at 607-432-7835.

Golf registration ends today

The Cooperstown Central School Athletic Hall of Fame will host a captain-and-crew Benefit Golf Tournament on Friday at the Meadowlinks Golf Club.

Registration begins at noon, followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cost is $55 per person (limit of 16 foursomes) and does not include cart fees. Carts cost $20 apiece.

Sign-ups will be accepted until today. Checks should be made payable to CCS Athletic Hall of Fame and mailed to Jack Vineyard, 445 Greenough Rd., Cooperstown, NY 13326.

For more information, call Vineyard at 607-547-5594 or email

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