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April 14, 2013

Area Sports Briefs


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Delhi to offer lifeguard training

SUNY Delhi's Waterfront Lifeguard Training runs from 6-9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from April 22-May 22.

The training includes AED, First Aid and CPR-FPR. Attendance at all sessions is required, with no exceptions.

Pre-screening the first night includes a 550-yard non-stop swim, a brick swim and retrieval, and a ring retrieval.

Class size is limited. Cost is $270, which includes a non-refundable $45 deposit at registration. The remainder of the fee is due the second day of class.

Delhi also will run a water exercise class from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 16. Cost is $30 for one day per week, $60 for two per week and $80 for three per week. Participants also may pay one day at a time, at $6 per day.

For more information, call John E. Kolodziej III at 607-746-4263 or 607-287-1116 or email

Wrestling clinics underway

Oneonta State will host its annual wrestling clinic series Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 25 in the Chase PE Building Wrestling Room.

The clinic for elementary-school wrestlers runs from 6-7 p.m., followed by middle- and high-school wrestlers from 7-8 p.m. Cost is $45 per athlete.

For more information, call wrestling coach Duane Ritter at 607-436-2100 or email

City softball starts soon

The Oneonta Recreation Department will accept registrations for its men's and women's softball leagues through April 26.

Men will play Tuesdays and Thursdays starting May 21. Women will play Mondays and Wednesdays beginning May 20. Players must be age 18 or older. Each 14-game regular season will be followed by a postseason tournament for all teams.

Teams will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Each manager must submit a completed registration form, a $400 entry fee and a $92 refundable forfeit bond to the recreation office. Checks or money orders must be made payable to the City of Oneonta. Cash will not be accepted.

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