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October 13, 2012

Area Sports Briefs

The Daily Star

---- — Microni, Llewellyn win SBA event

Frank Microni and Steve Llewellyn won the Susquehanna Bass Association’s Gozigian, Washburn, Clinton Open Bass Tournament last Sunday on Otsego Lake.

Microni and Llewellyn filled the five-fish limit with a winning weight of 14.18 pounds.

Bruce Hall and Vince Fink placed second with five fish weighing 13.89 pounds. Bob Luther and Jim Clement (13.82) finished third, and Phil Kroll and Don Ruetter (13.16) placed fourth.

Llewellyn caught the lunker of the day, a largemouth weighing 3.55 pounds. Luther had the biggest smallmouth (3.54 pounds).

The SBA will host its final event of the 2012 season – the Art and Nate VanSteenburg Memorial Classic – Oct. 20 on Otsego Lake. For more information, call Vic at 607-432-5262 or Frank at 607-432-7553, or visit the website

Youth soccer

tryouts Saturday

The Cooperstown Soccer Club will hold tryouts at the Clark Sports Center fields in Cooperstown on Saturday at the following times.

1 p.m.: Boys U10, Girls U10 (grades 3-4)

2 p.m.: Boys U12, Girls U12 (grades 5-6)

3 p.m.: Boys U14, Girls U14 (grades 7-8)

The CSC travel teams play in the Broome County Soccer Association Spring League. Travel teams are organized by grade, but eligibility is based upon age.

For more information, call Matt Grady at 607-547-2343, email or visit the website

Golf tournament set for Saturday

Colonial Ridge Golf in Laurens will host an impossible pin tournament at 10 a.m. Saturday.

The captain-and-crew event is open to the public and costs $35 per person, which includes greens fees, cart fee and prize money.

To sign up or for more information, call the clubhouse at 607-263-5291.

Paintball event Saturday

Adrenaline Zone Paintball in Otego will host a fundraiser for the Main St. Baptist & Beyond Partnership from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

All proceeds will benefit the organization’s Feb. 14-25 trip to Nicaragua to help build a carpentry shop/school for youths near the Honduran border.

Rental plus 200 rounds of paint costs $25. Field fee without rental costs $7. Additional ammunition also may be purchased, as well as food and beverages.

Adrenaline Zone Paintball is located at 134 Forest Way in Otego.

For more information, call 607-432-7465 or visit the website

Hall free to Cooperstown residents

The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will offer free admission to Cooperstown residents Saturday and Sunday, as part of the village’s Celebrate Cooperstown activities.

The Hall will be open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. To gain free admission, visitors must present a government-issued identification with a Cooperstown address at the museum’s main ticket booth.

For more information, visit the website


clinic Sunday

The Hartwick College women’s basketball team will run its Elite Players Clinic from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Lambros Arena. Girls in grades 9-12 may participate. Cost is $65 per player.

For more information, call assistant women’s basketball coach Danielle Parks at 607-431-4793 or email

Unatego boosters

to host 5K

The Unatego Booster Club will host the first Sprintin’ for Spartans 5K Run at 10 a.m. Sunday at Unatego Jr.-Sr. High.

Registration runs from 8:15-9:45 a.m. Cost is $10 in advance and $15 on race day. The first 70 runners will receive shirts. Proceeds will benefit the Unatego Booster Club.

For more information, visit the Sprintin’ for Spartans Facebook page or call Kimberly Hendrick at 607-432-1058 or Shannon Stockdale at 607-434-2263. Contacts via email are Hendrick (, Stockdale ( and Kathy Newman (

Delhi Pee Wees to play Sunday

The Delhi Pee Wee Football Association will host a game at the Delhi American Legion Field near the pavilion at 1 p.m. Sunday. The Delhi Jets will play Cooperstown.

Cross country runs start Tuesday

The Hurley’s Heroes Track Club will host a three-meet series of cross country runs this month at Wilber Park in Oneonta.

The series begins at 4 p.m. Tuesday and continues at 4 p.m. Oct. 23 and 30. Each run starts at the Spruce Street entrance on the lower level of Wilber Park and will follow 2.5 miles of park paths.

There is no cost to participate and runners of all ages are welcome.

Gun show set for Nov. 4

The Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Club will host the Oneonta Gun Show from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Oneonta Holiday Inn.

For more information, call Sandy Ackerman Klinger at 607-748-1010.

Schenevus to hold basketball clinic

Hoop Mountain NY will host its Fall Basketball Clinic from 1:30-5 p.m. Oct. 21 at Schenevus High.

Former WNBA and Boston College player Amber Jacobs will run the clinic, which is for boys and girls ages 8-18.

Cost is $25. To pre-register, call Dave Barber at 607-785-8603 or email

For more information, visit the website

Colonial Ridge Golf sets schedule

Colonial Ridge Golf in Laurens is accepting signups for its Highlander Golf League. The captain-and-mate league is open to the public and runs from 2-4 p.m. Mondays through Oct. 29.

Colonial Ridge also is accepting signups for its winter Simulator Golf League. Two-person teams will compete weekly in captain-and-mate play beginning the week of Dec. 3-7 and ending the week of March 25-29. Participants may play any weekday and can set their own matches. Weekly fees are $10 per person. A one-time fee of $20 per person pays for prize money for this league, which also features a 100-percent cash payout.

For more information, visit Colonial Ridge Golf or call 607-263-5291.

Coaching course starts Nov. 6

Cherry Valley-Springfield will host the first of three coaching courses required by New York State beginning Nov. 6.

The 15-session course, Principles, Philosophy and Organization of Athletics in Education, will be led by Jordan Jaquay and costs $110.

The first four sessions will run from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 6, 13, 20 and 27 at CV-S. Dates for the remaining sessions will be announced after the first week.

For more information, call Jordan Jaquay at 607-264-3340 (home) or 607-437-7215 (cell); email Jaquay at, or call the school at 607-264-3265/

Elks Hoop Shoot set for Nov. 10

The Oneonta Elks Lodge will hold its annual Elks Hoop Shoot at the Oneonta Boys and Girls Club at 10 a.m. Nov. 10.

This free-throw competition is open to boys and girls ages 8-13 who will be those ages on April 1, 2013. Birth certificates are required on the day of competition.

Winners will advance to district competition, which will be followed by regional, state and national rounds. The National Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass., will host the national finals.

For more information, call local director Wil White at 607-263-5775.

Basketball tourney Nov. 12

The Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown will host a 3-on-3 youth basketball tournament Nov. 12.

Cost is $3 for members and $6 for non-members. Each team must have two boys and two girls. Teams will be grouped by grades (5-6; 7-8; 9-12).

Sign-up sheets are available at the CSC or online at For more information, call Scott Whiteman at 607-547-2800, ext. 209.