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September 13, 2013

Area Sports Briefs


The 20th annual FAM 5K “Fund” Run/Walk will start at 10 a.m. Sept. 28 at the Cobleskill Fairgrounds.

The FAM 5K, which supports Catholic Charities of Schoharie County, awards FAM Funds mutual fund shares to the male and female winners in several age categories. A kids’ run also will be held.

The FAM 5K also hosts the USATF Adirondack 5K Open Men’s Road Race Championship.

Complimentary fruit, bagels, drinks, music and massage therapists will be available for participants. Brooks’ BBQ chicken will be available to purchase.

For more information, call 800-932-3271 or visit the website

O-State champions dinner Saturday

Oneonta State’s athletics department will host its sixth annual “Dining for Champions” on Saturday in the Hunt Union Ballroom.

The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception and silent auction. Dinner follows at 7 p.m.

All proceeds will support student-athlete travel initiatives and facility enhancements. The event has raised more than $90,000 over its first five years.

For more information, visit the website or call the athletics department office at 607-436-3494.

Youth soccer tryouts Sunday

The Oneonta Soccer Club will hold tryouts for the 2013-14 season Sunday at the Wright National Soccer Campus.

Players for U8 and U10 teams will try out from 10-11 a.m., followed by U12 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., U14 from 1-2 p.m., U16 from 2:30-3:30 p.m., and U19 from 4-5 p.m. Registration times begin one hour before tryouts for each level.

Registration fee is $30 per player. Registration and medical forms will be available at tryouts.

Cost to play at the U8 level is $100 per player. Cost to play at the U10-U19 level is $150 per player.

The teams will play in the Broome County Soccer Association during the spring outdoor season, which runs from mid-April to late June. Indoor tournaments during the fall and winter may be played at an additional cost.

Uniform kits are required for all players but are not included in the season fees.

For more information, visit the website or email

Trapshoot set for Sunday

The Bainbridge Sportsmen’s Club will hold a trapshoot at 9 a.m. Sunday.

For more information, call 607-967-2222.

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