YMCA/Outlaws 5K is set for July 10
The Oneonta Family YMCA/Oneonta Outlaws 5K Fun Run will start at 5:50 p.m. July 10 outside Damaschke Field in Neahwa Park.
Race-night registration and bib pick-up runs from 4-5:30 p.m. All timing will end at 6:45 p.m., 15 minutes before the start of the Outlaws’ baseball game that night.
T-shirts are guaranteed to those who register by July 1. For more information or an application, call the YMCA at 607-432-0010 or visit the website www.oneontaymca.org.
CCS to hold July 12 golf tourney
The Cooperstown Central School Athletic Hall of Fame will host a captain-and-crew Benefit Golf Tournament on July 12 at the Meadowlinks Golf Club.
Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Cost is $55 per person (limit of 22 foursomes) and does not include cart fees. Carts cost $20 apiece.
Sign-ups will be taken until July 8. Checks should be made payable to CCS Athletic Hall of Fame and be mailed to Jack Vineyard, 445 Greenough Road, Cooperstown, 13326.
For more information, call Vineyard at 607-547-5594 or email Gravin4350@yahoo.com.
DC Amateur golf to be held July 12-14
The 48th annual Delaware County Men’s Amateur Golf Tournament will be held July 12-14 at the Delhi College Golf Course.
The tournament is open to all members of Delaware County golf courses or residents of Delaware County and will feature a championship division and five handicap flights.
Entry fee is $110. Applications are available at all Delaware County golf courses or by calling the Delhi College Golf Course at 607-746-4653.
ATV Nationals run July 12-14
Unadilla Motocross in New Berlin will host the ATV National Weekend from July 12-14.
The rest of the UVSC schedule is as follows:
Aug. 9-11: Pro National MX Weekend.
Sept. 7-8: Grand National Cross Country.
For more information, call 607-965-8450, email email@example.com or visit the website unadillamx.com.
O-State to host wrestling camp
Oneonta State will host Ken Chertow Wrestling’s Gold Medal Training Camp from July 12-15.
The camp is for wrestlers of all skill levels and ages. Group discounts are available.
The camp is also seeking a nurse to provide healthcare. In exchange for this service, the nurse may choose a wrestler to attend the camp for free. Nurse candidates also have the option of discussing wages and discounts instead.
For more information, call 814-466-3466 or visit the website www.kenchertow.com.
OBGC to hold football camp
The Oneonta Boys and Girls Club will host a football camp for boys ages 7-12 from 3-5 p.m. July 15-17.
First-year Oneonta High varsity football coach John Mushtare will run the camp, which costs $25 per player.
For a registration form or more information, visit the OBGC or the website oneontaboysandgirlsclub.org.
Hall to host All-Star Gala
The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will host its annual All-Star Gala in the Grandstand Theater on July 16.
The event centers on the 84th Major League Baseball All-Star Game, which will be televised live in the Grandstand Theater. Citi Field, which is home to the New York Mets, will host the All-Star Game.
Doors to the Grandstand Theater open at 7:30 p.m., with game coverage beginning at 8 p.m.
Fans will be treated to hot dogs and ballpark-style snacks, along with a limited edition commemorative All-Star Gala button for all guests in attendance. Scorecards will be distributed to fans, and official All-Star Game programs will be available for purchase.
Games, trivia contests and opportunities to win door prizes will take place during inning breaks.
Tickets are available to participants in the Hall’s membership program and cost $10 for adults and $5 for children. Remaining tickets, if any, will go on sale to the general public July 8.
Tickets may be reserved in advance by calling the Hall’s membership department at 607-547-0397 or by visiting the Hall’s membership and museum services desk.
Soccer official classes start July 17
Classes for those interested in officiating high school soccer games during the 2013 season begin at 6 p.m. July 17 at Oneonta State’s Morris Conference Center.
The classes run for five weeks. For more information, call Michael Culligan at 607-287-0096.
Outlaws camps continue
The Oneonta Outlaws will host baseball camps for boys and girls ages 5-12 through July 18 at Damaschke Field.
Each four-day camp runs from 9 a.m.-noon Mondays through Thursdays. Campers will be grouped based on age and ability.
Cost is $70 per player and includes 12 hours of instruction from Outlaws coaches and players, as well as an official Oneonta Outlaws T-shirt. Cost for each additional family member is $60. Additional camps also cost $60 apiece.
The Outlaws also are offering birthday-party packages. Cost is $12 per child, with a minimum of 10 children required. Cost includes free game admission for each child and one parent, as well as food and drink for each child. The birthday child also will receive an Outlaws baseball cap and throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
For more information, call Steve Pindar at 607-432-6326, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website oneontaoutlaws.com.
Adult kickball event July 20
The Oneonta Boys and Girls Club will host an adult kickball/barbecue fundraiser beginning at 10 a.m. July 20 at the 6th Ward Booster Club.
Cost is $30 per player and includes barbecue and games. Proceeds will benefit the OBGC.
Players must be at least age 20. Rosters must have nine to 11 players and include at least two females. The total age per roster must be a minimum of 275 years.
Registration forms are available at the website www.oneontaboysandgirlsclub.org.
For more information, call the OBGC at 607-432-1133.
O-State golf tourney July 20
The SUNY Oneonta athletics department will hold its third annual Coaches Golf Classic on July 20 at the Oneonta Country Club.
Entry fee for the captain-and-crew event is $100 per golfer.
Prizes will be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place foursomes in both flights, as well as for longest drive and closest to the pin.
The event begins with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. A lunch buffet will follow the event.
For more information, call 607-436-3494.
Gilbertsville church to hold golf event
The Presbyterian Church in Gilbertsville will host its 13th annual captain-and-crew golf tournament July 20 at Colonial Ridge Golf in Laurens.
The tournament will raise money from entry fees and hole sponsors, which are still available, to benefit the refurbishing project of the church sanctuary.
For more information, call Richard Keene at 607-783-2328 or Colonial Ridge Golf at 607-263-5291.
Girls basketball camp July 21-24
The Oneonta State women’s basketball team will host a developmental overnight/commuter camp for girls ages 10-18 from July 21-24.
Team members will serve as counselor’s for the camp, which is designed to develop fundamentals.
Daily activities include 1-on-1 and 3-on-3 instruction, fundamental stations, and games.
Cost is $295 for residents (overnight) and $255 for commuters. A $35 non-refundable deposit is required with the application. Those who submit applications and full payments by June 3 will receive a $10 discount. Group discounts are also available.
For more information, call Daphne Thompson at 607-436-2360.
Lacrosse camp July 24-27
SUNY Delhi will host the High Octane Lacrosse Camp for boys ages 8-18 from July 24-27.
Cost is $375 per person to attend the overnight camp, which is designed to enhance individual and team skills.
Registration and payment is due by July 1. For more information, call Delhi coach Bob Leary at 607-746-4610 or email email@example.com.
All-sport camp starts July 29
The 17th annual Eastman Associates Munchkin All-Sport Camp will run from July 29-Aug. 1 at Oneonta State.
The O-State women’s soccer team will run the camp, which is designed for boys and girls ages 5-12. Activities include badminton, basketball, kickball, racquetball, soccer, T-ball, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.
Cost is $60 per camper (9 a.m.-1 p.m.) or $90 per camper (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) and includes a T-shirt. Campers should wear athletic attire, including sneakers, and bring their own lunches.
For more information, call camp director and O-State women’s soccer coach Liz McGrail at 607-436-3474 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Soccer club to host British camps
The Cooperstown Soccer Club and Challenger Sports will host British Soccer Camps from July 29-Aug. 2 at Cooperstown Elementary.
Each day includes individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small-sided games, coached scrimmages and a daily World Cup tournament. Campers receive a free replica jersey (for online registrations at least 45 days before camp), a ball, a t-shirt and access to www.thechallengerway.com.
Free jerseys are given to those who register before June 14.
For more information, call Debbie LeCates at 607-547-7151 or email email@example.com.
Buck Fever Night is Aug. 10
Whitetails Unlimited will sponsor the Oneonta Area Buck Fever Night on Aug. 10 at the Oneonta Elks Club at 84 Chestnut St. in Oneonta.
The event will feature a two-meat dinner, an auction and prizes. Proceeds will benefit local youth hunting programs such as 4H and Archery in the Schools.
The social hour begins at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 10, with dinner to follow at 6 p.m.
Tickets cost $35 each, $20 for a spouse and $15 for juniors ages 15 and younger. Deadline to order tickets is Aug. 3. Tickets will not be sold at the door.
To order tickets, call Dave Lorette at 607-397-1740 (evenings) or 607-434-3559 (days). Tickets also may be ordered by calling WTU National Headquarters at 1-800-274-5471 or by visiting the website www.whitetailsunlimited.com.
BASE Race set for Aug. 11
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown will host the second annual BASE Race on Aug. 11.
The event features a competitive 10-kilometer race at 8 a.m. and a family-style 5K run at 8:15 a.m. Both events start and finish at the CSC.
Registration is $25 for adults and $50 for families until race day, when registration will be $40 for individuals and $65 for families.
Proceeds support outreach for the “Be A Superior Example” program, which promotes the concepts of healthy lifestyle choices by educating students about the dangers of performance-enhancing substances.
Registration is underway online at www.baseballhall.org/BASERace and www.clarksportscenter.com.
The Hall also will hold a pre-race gathering for runners Aug. 10. Details will be released later this spring.
For more information, call the Hall at 607-547-0397 or the CSC at 607-547-2800.
Fingers to host Seniors Open
National Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Rollie Fingers will serve as celebrity host for the 31st annual Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open and Pro-Am Golf Tournament, which runs Sept. 3-6 at the Leatherstocking Golf Course in Cooperstown.
Fingers, a 1992 Hall inductee with 341 career saves, will participate in the Sept. 3 Pro-Am, which begins with an 11:30 a.m. shotgun start. Fingers also will speak at the fundraiser dinner later that day.
Proceeds from the Pro-Am will benefit Pathfinder Village, a residential community in Edmeston dedicated to children and adults with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities. Proceeds also will benefit the Hall’s educational programs.
For more information on the Pro-Am or to register to play, visit the website www.pathfindervillage.org.
The Seniors Open follows Sept. 4-6 and will feature close to 100 of the top senior professionals in the country. Tom Eubank of Ellijay, Ga., shot a tournament record-tying 64 in the final round to win the 2012 Seniors Open.
For more information on the Seniors Open, call the Leatherstocking Golf Course at 607-547-9931.
The Hall also will feature Fingers in a special Voices of the Game event at 11 a.m. Sept. 2 in the Grandstand Theater. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12.
Museum members may reserve tickets starting Aug. 5 by calling 607-547-0397 during regular business hours weekdays. Remaining tickets, if any, will go on sale to the general public Aug. 26.