Golf tournament Saturday at OCC
Catholic Charities of Delaware and Otsego counties will hold its fifth annual golf tournament at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Oneonta Country Club.
Entry fee is $75 per golfer and includes golf, cart and buffet. All proceeds will benefit Catholic Charities.
Entry forms are available at the Catholic Charities office at 176 Main Street in Oneonta, at the Oneonta Country Club, and online at www.charitiesccdo.org.
Send fees and entry forms to Rita Hansen, 52 Country Club Rd., Oneonta, NY 13820.
Trapper training course Saturday
The Cherry Valley Fish and Game Club will host a NYS Trapper Training Course from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday.
Class size is limited to 30 students. To register or for more information, call Gary at 607-432-9266 during evening hours.
Youth football sign-ups Saturday
Oneonta Youth Football sign-ups will run from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at Riverside Elementary.
Players must be age 8 by Dec. 1 and cannot turn 13 before Sept. 1. Seventh-graders are not eligible to participate.
A copy of the player’s birth certificate and a $25 insurance fee is required.
Practices begin at the end of August. Games are played in September and October.
For more information, call Jason Neer at 607-433-0840.
Techno Hunt League starts Monday
West End Archery is accepting sign-ups for its eight-week Summer Techno Hunt League, which starts Monday.
For more information, visit West End Archery at 435 Chestnut St. in Oneonta or call 607-432-4947.
Bassett to offer seminar
The Bassett Healthcare Network will offer a free seminar on joint health for athletes from 6-8 p.m. May 14 at its Wellness Conference Room at FoxCare Center on Route 7 in Oneonta.
Bassett’s Department of Orthopedics and Shoulder and Sports Medicine Research Institute will run the seminar, which includes a presentation, discussion and audience question-and-answer session on joint health for high school and college athletes.
Dr. Jocelyn Wittstein will address shoulder instability and elbow injuries in throwers. Dr. Tally Lassiter will discuss common knee sports injuries, such as ACL tears and patellar dislocations.
The seminar also will address injury prevention, surgical treatments, strengthening and rehabilitation, and safe return to play time.
For more information, call 607-547-3914.
Rat Snake registration open
Registration is open for the 2013 Rat Snake, a triathlon held in honor of the late Dr. Ken Stalter.
The event, which is scheduled for May 18, will feature professional timing. The triathlon/team triathlon will begin at 7 a.m., followed by the trail run at 10 a.m. and the 3-kilometer jog/stroll at noon.
The triathlon and trail run will be limited to 100 participants. The team triathlon will be limited to 10 teams.
For more information, visit the website theratsnake.com.
Riverside 5K set for May 19
The 10th annual Riverside Elementary 5K is scheduled for May 19.
Registration forms are available online at www.oneontacsd.org and at the Riverside Elementary lobby.
Carolee’s 5K Run/Walk is May 19
The fifth annual Carolee’s Run/Walk is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 19 in Gilbertsville.
The 5-kilometer road race is held in memory of Carolee Dunham, a Gilbertsville-Mount Upton athlete who lost her life in a Nov. 2007 car accident.
Registration costs $20 and begins at 9 a.m. at Centennial Park. A Chinese auction, refreshments, entertainment and prizes will follow the race at Centennial Park. All proceeds will benefit a scholarship given to a graduating G-MU athlete in Dunham’s name.
For more information, call Marna Dunham at 607-783-2305 or visit the website phyliciadunham.wix.com/carolees5k.
OLL offering Yankees trips
Oneonta Little League will offer three bus trips to Yankee Stadium this season.
Eastern Travel will provide transportation for fans to visit Yankee Stadium on May 19 (vs. Toronto Blue Jays), Aug. 10 (vs. Detroit Tigers) and Sept. 21 (vs. San Fransisco Giants).
Cost is $65 per person and includes ticket to the game and bus transportation to and from the stadium. There is no limit on the number of tickets that may be purchased.
Reservations will be confirmed after receipt of payment. Checks should be made payable to Oneonta Little League and mailed to Terry Zimmer, 120 Park Dr., Oneonta, NY 13820. A $10 cash fee will be added to returned checks.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the number of seats you wish to reserve.
SUNY Delhi sets pool schedule
SUNY Delhi’s pool schedule through May 19 is as follows:
Monday-Friday: Lap Swim 7-8 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m, 5:30-7 p.m.; Open Swim 7-9 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Open Swim 1-5 p.m.
The pool will be closed for spring break from April 12-21.
Wick to offer swim lessons
Hartwick College will offer swimming lessons at Moyer Pool through May 19.
Lessons will be available during afternoon and evening hours Monday-Thursday and Sunday each week. Cost is $15 for each 30-minute lesson.
All proceeds support the Hartwick College Swimming & Diving Program and benefit the annual winter training trip.
For more information, call coach Dale Rothenberger at 607-431-4714 or email email@example.com.
OHS boys soccer to meet May 20
Oneonta High will host a preseason interest meeting regarding boys varsity and junior varsity soccer at 7 p.m. May 20 in Room 221 of the high school.
All boys interested in playing should attend with their parents or guardians. The meeting will provide information about the soccer program before the start of preseason training and also will determine interest in the Soccer Booster Club.
For more information, email Eva Davidson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bowhunter course May 21-22
West End Archery in Oneonta will host a NYS Bowhunter Education Course from 5:30-9:30 p.m. May 21-22.
Class size is limited to 25 students. To register, call West End Archery at 607-432-4947.
Hall to host baseball clinic May 24
The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will host its annual Legends for Youth Skills Clinic from 4-7 p.m. May 24 at Doubleday Field.
The clinic gives youths ages 5-12 a chance to learn hands-on training from several former Major League Baseball players. The event concludes with an autograph session for participants.
Registration us free but limited. To register, call 607-547-0397.
Clinton HOF inductions May 25
The Bainbridge Chamber of Commerce will host the second annual General Clinton Canoe Regatta Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on May 25.
The ceremony will start with a meet-and-greet event from 3-4 p.m. at General Clinton Park in Bainbridge. Dinner will follow the meet-and-greet. Tickets are limited, cost $25 per person and must be ordered by Friday. Dinner tickets include reserved seating for the ensuing Induction Ceremony, which will be open to the public as standing room only.
The Bruce Beadle Band will play until the fireworks display at 10 p.m.
Ticket forms are available at NBT Bank, Bob’s Diner in Bainbridge and online at www.canoeregatta.org.
For more information, call John Harmon at 607-237-6008 or email email@example.com.
Clinton Regatta adds new class
The General Clinton Canoe Regatta will offer a new class for the 70-mile Memorial Day race from Cooperstown to Bainbridge this year.
A competitive cruising class for adults and youths will be part of the Regatta, which is celebrating its 51st year. The class will leave Cooperstown at 7 a.m. May 27.
Entry forms and more information are online at www.canoeregatta.org. For more information, call Rodney and Judy Robinson at 607-434-2634.
Youth soccer registration open
Registration forms for Oneonta’s fall recreational soccer program are being distributed through the Oneonta elementary schools.
Forms also are available at the Latte Lounge on Main Street in Oneonta.
Registration deadline is June 15. For more information, call Geoff Davis at 607-432-7485 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration open for adult soccer
The Latte Lounge Oneonta Adult Summer Soccer League is securing teams and players.
The league will begin play in mid-June and run until early August. There will be men’s and women’s divisions for ages 17 and up.
To enter a team or to be placed on the free-agent list and hopefully get picked by a team, call Eric Miller at 607-287-0337 or email email@example.com.
For more information, visit the website headwaterssoccer.com.
Milford Cat Classic 5K is June 15
The Milford Booster Club will host the Cat Classic 5K Run and Walk on June 15.
Registration runs from 9-10 a.m. in the Milford Central parking lot. The race starts at 10:30 a.m. in front of the Milford Central driveway on 42 West Main St. and ends on the track finish line.
Cost to pre-register (by June 13) is $15 per person or $45 per family. Registration on race day is $20 per person. No family rate is available on race day.
For more information, call Gwen Merz at 607-286-7212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Softball school runs June 24-27
The 6th Ward All County Softball School will run from 9 a.m.-noon June 24-27 at Ted Christman Field in Neahwa Park.
The school is for players ages 9-17 and teaches fundamentals of pitching, hitting, fielding and base running.
For more information or an application, call John Speranzi at 607-433-2126 or 607-434-8058.
<\Bz18>Youth soccer camps start in June
The Headwaters Soccer Club is accepting registrations for its 2013 summer camps.
Seven camps will be held for boys and girls ages 7-17, including team camps.
Cost is $60 per camper per week. Each participant will receive a T-shirt and a water bottle.
The camps run from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday on the following dates:
June 24-28: at Otego American Legion Post 1555.
July 1-5: at Worcester Central.
July 8-12: at Mine Kill State Park.
July 15-19: at Mine Kill State Park.
July 22-26: at Edmeston Central.
July 29-Aug. 2: at Mine Kill State Park.
Aug. 5-9: at Oneonta State.
For a camp registration and information on bus transportation, call The New York Power Authority at 1-800-724-0309 or visit the website headwaterssoccer.com.
<\Bz18>Bowhunter course June 26-27
The Davenport Fire Department will host a NYS Bowhunter Education Course from 5:30-9:30 p.m. June 26-27.
Class size is limited to 40 students.
To register, call Losie’s Gun Shop at 607-432-9266.
<\Bz18>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.
<\Bz18>Adult baseball league seeks players
The Leatherstocking Baseball League is seeking players for its 2013 season.
Games run from late May through early August in Oneonta, Cooperstown, Milford and Laurens. The league is open to players of all skill levels ages 22 and older.
For more information, call Gary Pochkar at 607-397-8633.
<\Bz18>Junior golf clinics set
Catskill Mountains Junior Golf, a new organization, will offer a major junior golf programs at the Meadows Golf Center in Margaretville and Ouleout Creek Golf Course in North Franklin this year.
The courses will host junior golf clinic days, a championship day and a parent/junior tournament in July.
The main program will be followed by a season-ending banquet and awards day at Mine Kill State Park in North Blenheim.
The program is open to youths ages 5-17 and focuses on learning how to play, rules, etiquette and proper dress, among other things.
For more information, visit the website www.catskillmountainsjuniorgolf.com or email email@example.com.
<\Bz18>Outlaws seeking host families
The Oneonta Outlaws are seeking families to host one or more players this summer.
Each host family will receive $300 per player, which will be paid by the Outlaws upon arrival. Host families also will receive a $100 voucher per player. Vouchers may be used to buy food and/or souvenirs at Damaschke Field.
The compensation package also includes one family season pass, which includes admission to all home games during the regular season and playoffs.
For more information, call Outlaws general manager Steve Pindar at 607-432-6326 (office) or 607-437-8779 (cell), or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
<\Bz18>Hall accepting O’Neil nominations
The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown is accepting nominations for the Buck O’Neil Award, which will be presented next in 2014.
The award honors individuals who have enhanced baseball’s positive impact on society, broadened the game’s appeal, and whose character, integrity and dignity are comparable to the qualities exhibited by O’Neil. The Hall created the award in 2007 to honor former Negro leaguer O’Neil, who spent eight decades in baseball. O’Neil received the first award in 2008.
The Hall’s Board of Directors present the award no more than once every three years. Longtime baseball executive Roland Hemond, now Special Assistant to the President and CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks, won in 2011.
Nominations must be submitted in writing and should detail how the proposed candidate carries O’Neil’s extraordinary traits. Nominations are open from the general public, at any time, and may be submitted to: Buck O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award, National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, 25 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326.
Only submissions received by mail will be considered.