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November 30, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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The Sidney Area Swim Club will hold an open tryout from 5-6 p.m. Dec. 18 at Sidney Central.

The new club, which is approved by USA Swimming, is accepting swimmers of all skill levels in grades 3-12. Swimmers in the Sidney district and surrounding areas may participate.

Practices run weekdays at Sidney Central. The club also will compete around the state.

Cost is $25 per month per swimmer. Scholarships are available.

To set up a tryout time or for more information, email sidneyswimclub@sidneycsd.org.

Girls Drago tourney opens Dec. 7

The Oneonta High girls basketball team will host the Anthony C. Drago Tournament from Dec. 7-8.

The Dec. 7 openers are Oneonta’s JV against Owego at 1 p.m.; Our Lady of Lourdes JV versus Cicero-North Syracuse at 2:45 p.m.; Oneonta’s varsity against Owego at 4:30 p.m.; and OLL’s varsity versus C-NS at 6:15 p.m.

On Dec. 8, the 11 a.m. JV consolation will be followed by the JV championship at 12:45 p.m., the varsity consolation at 2:30 p.m., and the varsity title game at 4:15 p.m.

Tickets cost $2 for adults and $1 for students per day.

Golf league starts soon

Colonial Ridge Golf in Laurens is accepting teams for its winter golf simulator league.

Two-person teams play captain-and-mate weekly and post their scores against the field to move up the money list. Teams may play any time seven days a week, but tee times are required.

The league starts the first week of December and runs until the last week in March. Teams may make up missed weeks or play matches in advance.

One-time league dues cost $20 per person and go toward the 100-percent cash payout based on the results of the money list. Weekly fees cost $10 per person for non-members or $8 per Colonial Ridge Golf member.

To sign up or for more information, call Colonial Ridge Golf at 607-263-5291.

Simulators are also available seven days a week by appointment. The course will remain open, weather-permitting.

Volleyball sign-ups set

The Oneonta Recreation Department is accepting registrations from returning men’s and women’s volleyball teams. A team must return at least 75 percent of its roster from last season to qualify as a returning team.

Pending available space, registrations will be accepted from new teams beginning Dec. 13. Registration will close at 5 p.m. Dec. 19. The program will accept 12 men’s and 12 women’s teams.

All matches will be played at the Asa C. Allison Municipal building in Oneonta. Men will play Tuesday evenings starting Jan. 7. Women will play Wednesday evenings starting Jan. 9.

Entry fee is $300 per team. The team fee must be paid in full and a preliminary roster must be submitted to register. No cash payments will be accepted.

Registration packets are available at the Recreation Department in Neahwa Park or via email request. For more information, call the Recreation Office at 607-432-0680.