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August 22, 2013

Area Sports Briefs

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---- — NYSPHSAA redesigns website

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has redesigned its website to promote student-athletes and state championships, as well as give athletic administrators tools for more efficiency in their schools.

The new site, www.nypshsaa.org, also features links to social-media outlets; breaking news; championship videos and photos; scores, schedules and school-specific news using MaxPreps tools; and a YouTube channel with previous state-championship events.

Golf tourney set for Aug. 28

The fourth annual NOT Going Back-to-School Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Otsego and Delaware County Retired Teachers’ Associations, will begin with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start Aug. 28 at Colonial Ridge Golf in Laurens.

Cost to enter the captain-and-crew tournament is $40 and includes 18 holes, cart, prizes and a Brooks’ House of BBQ lunch. Cost for Colonial Ridge members is $30. Non-golfers may have lunch for $12.

The tournament is limited to the first 18 teams that register. Golfers may enter as individuals and will be placed on teams.

For more information, call Rebeca Byam at 607-432-3509 or email rbyam11740@aol.com.

Checks should be made out to Colonial Ridge Golf and mailed to Byam at 247 County Highway 58, Oneonta, NY 13829.

Bow shoot set for Sept. 1

The Gilbertsville Rod and Gun Club, on Gun Club Road in South New Berlin, will hold its last 3D Bow Shoot of the season Sept. 1.

Registration runs from 7-11 a.m., and breakfast will be served from 7-10 a.m. Lunch will be available the remainder of the day.

The shoot features 40 targets with seven classes. Adult awards are given for first and second places. Juniors and Cub shooters will receive trophies.

For more information, call Bob ManWarren at 607-859-2526 or 607-859-2393 (day of shoot).

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 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.

O-State to host baseball clinic

The annual SUNY Oneonta Baseball Fall High School Clinic will begin at 9 a.m. Sept. 8 at Red Dragon Baseball Field.

Registration runs from 8-9 a.m. Sept. 8. Entry fee is $75 and may be paid on the day of the clinic or by filling out a registration form and mailing it to SUNY Oneonta, Chase PE Building 102, Oneonta, NY 13820.

Each camper will receive a T-shirt and lunch. The camp is open to high school-aged players who’ll graduate between 2014-17.

The morning session will focus on hitting and position instruction. A live game will be played in the afternoon.

For more information, call O-State baseball coach Ben Grimm at 607-436-2661.

Swim lessons start Sept. 28

SUNY Delhi will hold registration for its fall swimming lessons from 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 21 at the Kunsela Hall Pool.

Cost is $45 per swimmer. The seven-lesson program runs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays from Sept. 28-Nov. 16. There will not be a lesson on Oct. 12. Each lesson is 45 minutes.

Classes include Red Cross levels I-VI, infant/toddler/preschool group, adult and diving.

For more information, call the office of Delhi swimming coach John Kolodziej at 607-746-4263.

Oneonta to host 5K on Sept. 8

Lower Deck Events will hold its annual 5K Fun Run on Sept. 8 at the 6th Ward playground on Scramling Avenue in Oneonta.

The race will start at noon. Race-day registration will run from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Pre-registration deadline is Aug. 29. Applications can be picked up at the Oneonta YMCA.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Chief Russo Memorial Playground Fund.

O-State dinner Sept. 14

Oneonta State’s athletics department will host its sixth annual “Dining for Champions” on Sept. 14 in the Hunt Union Ballroom.

The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception and silent auction. Dinner follows at 7 p.m.

All proceeds will support student-athlete travel initiatives and facility enhancements. The event has raised more than $90,000 over its first five years.

To reserve a seat before Sept. 2, visit the website www.oneontaathletics.com or call the athletics department office at 607-436-3494.

Free Little League clinic Sept. 22

Oneonta State will host a free Little League baseball clinic, for players ages 5-12, from 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 22 at Red Dragon Field.

Registration begins at 9:15 a.m. Sept. 22. O-State coaches and players will run the clinic.

For more information, call O-State baseball coach Ben Grimm at 607-436-2661.

Swim lessons start Sept. 28

SUNY Delhi will hold registration for its fall swimming lessons from 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 21 at the Kunsela Hall Pool.

Cost is $45 per swimmer. The seven-lesson program runs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays from Sept. 28-Nov. 16. There will not be a lesson on Oct. 12. Each lesson is 45 minutes.

Classes include Red Cross levels I-VI, infant/toddler/preschool group, adult and diving.

For more information, call the office of Delhi swimming coach John Kolodziej at 607-746-4263.

Norwich to host 5K run/walk

Norwich will host an inaugural 5K run/walk to support the St. Baldrick’s Foundation at 9 a.m. Sept. 28 at East Park.

Registration is open on St. Baldrick’s website, www.stbaldricks.org/events/2013Norwich5K.

Pre-registration is $20 for adults and $15 for students. Registration on the day of the event will be $25 for adults and $20 for students.

The top three men and women in the adult (18-and-older), student (17-and-under) and senior (50-and-older) categories will receive awards for the 5K run. The top three men and women in the 5K walk also will receive awards.

For more information, call Tracy Chawgo at 607-334-1214 or A. Wesley Jones at 607-226-1299.

Oneonta gun show Nov. 3

The Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Club will host its final gun and knife show of the season from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Oneonta Holiday Inn.

Admission for the Oneonta Gun Show is $2. Table reservations cost $15 and must be paid by cash in advance.

For more information, call 607-748-1010.