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October 13, 2012

Area Sports Briefs

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.

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