Wrestling tickets on sale
Tickets are on sale for the 51st annual New York State Public High School Athletic Association Wrestling Tournament, which will run Feb. 22-23 at the Times Union Center in Albany.
Session 1 starts at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 22 with the Parade of Champions, followed by Division I and II preliminaries from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., quarterfinals from 2-4 p.m. and wrestlebacks from 4-8 p.m.
Session 2 features state semifinals and wrestlebacks from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 23, followed by wrestlebacks and consolation semifinals from 12:30-2 p.m. and consolation finals from 2-3:30 p.m.
Session 3 highlights Division I and II state championship matches and begins at 6 p.m. Feb. 23.
One-session tickets cost $12 apiece. Three-session ticket packages cost $38 for premium seating and $33 without. All seating is general admission, except for premium seating for the finals. Premium seating will not be sold separately during the finals.
To purchase tickets, visit the Times Union Center box office, call 1-800-745-3000 to charge by phone, or visit the website www.timesunion.com.
The Times Union Center will host the state wrestling championships through 2016.
Afton to fight cancer
Afton Central School will host a Coaches vs. Cancer basketball event to benefit the American Cancer Society on Jan. 8.
The Crimson Knights will host a quadruple-header against Sidney beginning with junior varsity boys and girls games at 4:30 p.m. The varsity girls will meet at 6 p.m., followed by the varsity boys at 7:30 p.m.
Fans will receive cancer awareness stickers and pin-up cards for the Wall of Hope will be available for a $1 donation. The event also will feature 50/50 raffles and a half-court shooting contest.
For more information, call Afton Central at 607-639-8201 or visit the website cancer.org.
Hunting courses in January
West End Archery will host a bowhunter education course from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Jan. 8 and 9.