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August 28, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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---- — Big catch leads to SBA victory

Kyle Patrick caught the lunker of the day this past Sunday during the Susquehanna Bass Association’s Peggy Parker Real Estate Open Bass Tournament on Onondaga Lake.

Patrick’s 18.5-inch, 4.38-pound catch helped him win the tournament with Jim O’Brien as the two combined to fill the five-fish limit with a total of 19.56 pounds.

Bo DeMarco and Tom DeMarco placed second at 16.75 pounds, followed by Mike Barse and Vic VanSteenburg at 14.61 pounds.

Lou Falvo rounded out the top four totals with five fish weighing 12.23 pounds.

Steve Llewellyn caught the big smallmouth of the day, at 17.5 inches and 2.85 pounds.

The SBA will host the Gordon B. Roberts Agency Inc. Open from 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 8 on Canadarago Lake. For more information, call Vic at 607-432-5262 or Frank at 607-432-7553 (days), or visit the website www.susquehannabass.com. Photos and tournament results are also posted on the website.

OHS girls to host dinner Friday

The Oneonta High girls soccer team will hold a spaghetti-dinner fundraiser to benefit its program from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the Oneonta Elks Club.

Cost is $7.50 per person. Children under 10 are free.

Golf tourney set for Sept. 15

The Milford Education Foundation will hold its fifth annual golf tournament at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Ouleout Creek Golf Course in Franklin.

The captain-and-crew tournament concludes with a dinner that includes Brooks’ chicken. Cost is $50 per person and includes cart, greens fees, food and prizes ($25 is tax deductible). First prize is $200.

To register, call the MEF office at 607-286-7721, ext. 8408.

Hall to host film festival

The eighth annual Baseball Hall of Fame Film Festival will run from Sept. 27-29 at the Cooperstown shrine.

The festival will start at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 in the Grandstand Theater with a screening of Legendary Entertainment’s “42,” which details how Jackie Robinson became the first modern African-American to break into the big leagues.

Ten other films will be featured during the festival. Tickets are free but limited and must be reserved. Films shown during regular business hours (9 a.m.-5 p.m. after Labor Day) require a paid admission to the Hall.

Hall members may reserve tickets starting Sept. 9. Remaining seats, if any, will be available to the general public beginning Sept. 23 by calling the membership department at 607-547-0397 or by visiting the membership desk.

The remaining schedule is as follows:

Sept. 28 (Session 1, 10 a.m.): Cards Against the Wall; The Renegades: A Beep Ball Story.

Sept. 28 (Session 2, 2 p.m.): Holy Grail; Hitting for the Cycle.

Sept. 28 (Session 3, 7 p.m.): La Hazana Del 41; The Only Real Game.

Sept. 29 (Session 4, 10 a.m.): I’ll Knock a Homer for You: The Timeless Story of Johnny Sylvester and Babe Ruth; Not Exactly Cooperstown.

Sept. 29 (Session 5, 2 p.m.): Eddie the Fan; The Booth.

OHS modified practices Sept. 4

Oneonta High’s modified fall sports programs will begin practicing Sept. 4, starting with swimming at 9:30 a.m. at OHS. Modified cross country, football, boys soccer and girls soccer will start at 3:15 p.m. at OHS. At the same time, modified volleyball will open at Oneonta Middle School.

Athletes must have completed health-history questionnaires and updated physicals to participate. Forms are available at the high school and middle school health offices.

For more information, call 607-433-8251.