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December 2, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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---- — Girls Drago tourney opens Saturday

The Oneonta High girls basketball team will host the Anthony C. Drago Tournament on Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday’s 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 Sunday, 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 this week

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 this week 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.

Youth conditioning classes set

The Oneonta Family YMCA will offer Youth Sports Conditioning at the Center Street School gym from 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The program is open to area youths in grades 6 through age 18 and runs through Dec. 13.

Registration is required and there is a $20 application fee. To sign up, visit the YMCA at 20 Ford Ave. in Oneonta. For more information, call 432-0010 or visit the website www.oneontaymca.org.

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.

O-State to hold baseball clinic

Oneonta State will host its Baseball Holiday High School Clinic from 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 15 at the college’s Alumni Field House.

Registration runs from 8:30-9 a.m. and costs $35 per camper. The clinic is open to high school players in the classes of 2014-17.

The clinic will focus on defense, hitting, throwing and pitching drills. Bullpens and batting practice will take place at the end of the clinic.

Pre-registration is recommended. For more information, call O-State baseball coach Ben Grimm at 607-436-2661 or email him at ben.grimm@oneonta.edu.

O-State softball clinic Dec. 15

Oneonta State will hold a softball clinic from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 15 at Alumni Field House.

Registration runs from noon-1 p.m. and costs $30 per player.

The clinic will focus on hitting, defense, pitching and catching and will be open to all students in the 2014-17 graduating classes.

For more information, call O-State coach Sara Headley at 607-436-3590 or email Sara.Headley@oneonta.edu.

Delhi announces pool hours

SUNY Delhi’s pool schedule through Dec. 15 is as follows.

Lap Swim: 7-8 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

Open Swim: 8-9:30 p.m. (M,W,F); 9-10 p.m. (Tue); 7-9 p.m. (F); 1-5 p.m. (Sat-Sun).

<\Bz18>Sidney starts swim club

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.

<\Bz18>Lacrosse sessions run Mondays

LacrosseOneonta’s winter session at the Oneonta Boys and Girls Club will run Mondays through Jan. 13, 2014.

Boys and girls in grades 3-7 will play between 6-7 p.m., followed by grades 8-12 from 7-9 p.m.

Cost is free, but participants must be members of the OBGC.

For more information, call Bob Leary at 607-433-0998.

<\Bz18>Hall accepting intern applications

The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown is accepting applications for next year’s class at the Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Leadership Development.

Applications for the Class of 2014 will be accepted through Jan. 31, 2014. The Steele Internship Program will provide students the chance to join the Hall in a 10-week summer internship.

To be considered for the program, students must be enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program at a college or university, having completed at least their sophomore year. Fifteen intern positions are available.

All applications must be completed online at www.baseballhall.org/intern. Candidates must attach a cover letter and resume to the online application.

For more information, visit the website www.baseballhall.org/intern.