{"HeadlineLight14"/}Ilion 5K set for Saturday

Registration for the Ilion Days 5K Run/Walk starts at 7 a.m. Saturday at the Ilion Library on Second Street. Walkers begin at 8 a.m., with runners to follow.

Cost is $15. The first 75 paid registrants are guaranteed a free 2009 Ilion Days Logo T-Shirt. For more information, call Bettyjean Postiglione at 315-894-2308.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Clay target tourney Saturday

The Oneonta Sportsmen's Club on Franklin Mountain will host the third annual Shoot for Scout Clay Target Tournament on Saturday. The event, which will benefit the programs of the Otschodela Council Boy Scouts, features three clay-target challenges. For more information or to register, call Tom Wright at 607-432-6491, e-mail thomaswright@scouting.org or visit the website www.otschodela.org.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Wilber golf event Saturday

The Wilber Classic 2009 Benefit Golf Tournament opens with a 1 p.m. shotgun start Saturday at Traditions at the Glen Resort in Johnson City. A $360 donation per foursome includes 18 holes of golf, cart, lunch and dinner. For registration information, call Wende Ebberts at 607-433-3522. For more information on Wilber National Bank, visit the website www.wilberbank.com.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Morris basketball tourney Saturday

The 19th annual Morris Booster Club 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament starts at 9 a.m. Saturday at Morris Central. Teams are allowed a maximum of five players each for the double-elimination tournament, which has a rain date of Sunday.

Cost is $5 per player in the elementary division (grades 3-4 and 5-6); $10 per player in the high school division (boys junior high, junior varsity and grades 11-12 varsity; girls modified or JV and high school); and $15 per player in the open division (all ages), which also features competition for players 30-and-older.

A dunk contest and a three-point shootout is scheduled for noon Saturday. Teams can pre-register or register the day of the event. Entries should be sent to P.O. Box 426, Morris, NY 13808. For more information, call Mike Tracy at 607-263-2468.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Girls basketball camp at O-State

The Oneonta State women's basketball team will host a developmental overnight/commuter camp for girls ages 10-18 from Sunday-July 23.

The camp, designed to develop fundamentals, begins at 6 p.m. Sunday and ends at 4 p.m. July 23.

Cost is $375 per overnight camper and $300 per commuter. A $10 discount is available to groups of five or more from the same school who register together.

Payment is due at registration, along with health and registration forms and emergency contact information. For more information, call O-State women's basketball coach Daphne Thompson at 607-436-2360 or e-mail thompsdj@oneonta.edu.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Bass tourney at Canadarago Lake

The Zone Community Center will hold a bass tournament on Canadarago Lake at 6 a.m. Sunday. Registration begins at 4:30 a.m. Weigh-ins will be at 1 p.m.

Cost is $20 per person with a maximum of three people to a boat. Lunch will be provided for participants after weigh-ins. Prizes will be awarded for first, second, third and lunkerfish (large or smallmouth bass). For more information, call Joe Kosina at 315-858-9023.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Football camp at OHS

The Oneonta Football Booster Club will host a day camp from 1-3:30 p.m. Monday-July 24. The camp is open to Oneonta City School District students who are in grades 7-12 for the 2009-10 academic year.

Oneonta High coaches, former players and other area coaches will run the camp.

The cost is $10 and each camper will receive a T-shirt. For more information or a registration form, visit www.oneontafootball1925.com.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Club to offer sailing lessons

The Otsego Sailing Club in Cooperstown will continue to offer sailing lessons with its second junior session (ages 10-17), which runs from 9-11:30 a.m. Monday-July 31. Adult lessons will run during a two-week span that started July 6. Sessions are 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays or 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Classes are limited to 20 students. For more information, call Justin at 315-858-7018.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Local track meets set

Hurley's Heroes Track Club of Oneonta will continue its Twilight Track and Field Meets at Oneonta State at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Aug. 11.

The meets are free and include the following events: All ages, 100 meters, 200, 400; Ages 14-and-older, 800, mile, 3,000, high jump (if facilities are available); Ages 14-and-younger, 50. Awards will be presented. Participants should wear appropriate attire.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Hall to host PLAY Ball on July 24

National Baseball Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith will return to Cooperstown for the annual PLAY Ball program July 24, two days before Rickey Henderson, Jim Rice and Joe Gordon are inducted into the Hall during the 2009 Induction Ceremony at the Clark Sports Center.

Fellow Hall of Famers Wade Boggs, Harmon Killebrew and Eddie Murray will participate in the two-hour PLAY Ball event, a fundraiser for the Hall's education programs that includes personalized instruction and the chance to turn double plays on Doubleday Field in Cooperstown.

PLAY Ball starts at 8:30 a.m. July 24. Cost is $400 for museum members and $600 for non-members. Each participant receives field time and mementos, including a personalized, full-sized bat. Space is limited to 40 participants. Members may reserve spots immediately. Remaining spots, if any, will be open to non-members beginning July 20. To reserve a spot, call the Hall's membership department at 607-547-0397.

The 2009 Induction Ceremony starts at 1:30 p.m. July 26. Admission is free.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Goose, Williams to return July 25

Goose Gossage and Dick Williams will return to Cooperstown during the 2009 National Baseball Hall of Fame Weekend, the shrine announced Thursday.

Gossage and Williams, who were inducted in 2008, will join fellow Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg during the Hall's Connecting Generations event at 3 p.m. July 25 at the Clark Sports Center. The program will be hosted by former major leaguer and MLB Network analyst Harold Reynolds.

Three groups of audience members will be selected to compete against the Hall of Famers in the Connecting Generations game, which is similar to the Family Feud. Each team will field one question per round and attempt to name the top five answers before getting three wrong. The questions are based on surveys of 100 Hall of Fame fans.

Following the game show, selected fans will have the opportunity to ask Hall of Famers direct questions. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children younger than age 12. Museum members may reserve tickets immediately. Remaining tickets, if any, will be available to non-members Monday. Tickets may be reserved by calling the Hall's membership department at 607-547-0397.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Davenport Fire 5K run July 25

The seventh annual Davenport Fire Department 5-kilometer run is set for 10 a.m. July 25.

Race-day registration will be held in front of Davenport Central from 8:30-9:45 a.m. Pre-registration costs $15 by July 21 and $20 thereafter. Cost is $10 for students. Pre-registered runners are guaranteed a race T-shirt. Entry forms are available at many local businesses or by contacting Gary Gundlach at 607-278-5657 or ggundlach@hughes.net.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Golf tourney set for July 25

The First Presbyterian Church in Gilbertsville will hold its ninth annual invitational golf tournament at 8 a.m. July 25 at Colonial Ridge Golf Course in Laurens.

The captain-and-crew is open to anyone who likes to play golf. Tournament registration runs before tee time. For more information, call Colonial Ridge at 607-263-5291 or Richard Keene at 607-783-2328.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Oneonta sports camps start soon

The VIP Sports Camp will hold its second and final session for youths ages 5-11 at Deer Haven Campground in Oneonta from 9 a.m.-noon July 27-30.

Sports and activities include soccer, softball, T-ball, volleyball, flag football, lacrosse, dance, swimming, golf, hiking, frisbee golf, kickball and badminton.

Cost is $70 per session. For more information or to register, call Mike Iannelli at 607-432-3288 or Kaleb Valk at 607-433-8812.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Sportsman courses start July 28

West End Archery will host a bowhunter education course from 5-9 p.m. July 28-29. There is a limit of 20 students. To register, call 607-432-4947 after 4 p.m.

Spring Valley Sportsman will host a hunter education course (limit 25 students) from 5-10 p.m. Aug. 3-4. To register, call 607-746-7500 or 607-278-6036.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Golf tourney set for July 30

The State University of New York College Admissions Professionals will host a golf tournament at 9 a.m. July 30 at the Delhi College Golf Course.

Cost is $75 per player and includes golf, cart, food, drinks and door prizes. Part of the proceeds will support the Special Olympics and the SUNYCAP.

The captain-and-crew tournament, which features a cash payout, is open to 20 four-player teams.

For more information, call Josh Gregory at 607-746-4555 or Pat Mente at 607-746-4549, or visit the website www.sunycap.com.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Duathlon scheduled for Aug. 2

The first Delhi Dolphins Splash 'N Dash Swim/Run Duathlon starts at 9 a.m. Aug. 2 at the SUNY Delhi College Pool. Registration runs from 8-8:45 a.m. on Aug. 2. Athletes can participate in the following events:

The "10-and-10" is open to youths ages 12-and-younger and counts pool laps completed in 10 minutes then the number of laps run around a 200-meter course in 10 minutes. Youths can compete in one or both parts. Two-person teams are welcome.

The "Swim/Run Duathlon" is open to all ages and features a 400-yard swim followed by a 2-mile loop run on the campus. Two-person teams are welcome.

Cost is $12 per individual or two-person team. For information, call Julie Hilson at 607-746-8683 or e-mail hilsonj@delhi.edu.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}O-State soccer camp at Hall

The Oneonta State men's soccer team will host a summer soccer camp at the National Soccer Hall of Fame in Oneonta from Aug. 3-7.

The Dragon Camp is for youths ages 6-14 and runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. The Elite Camp is for high school players and runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. daily. Cost is $125 per week. For a brochure, to register or for more information, call O-State men's soccer coach Iain Byrne at 607-436-2102 or e-mail byrneij@oneonta.edu.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Open-water swim slated for Aug. 8

The Oneonta Family YMCA will hold a 1-mile, 2-mile and half-mile open-water swim at Gilbert Lake on Aug. 8.

Check-in runs from 7:30-8:30 a.m., with a mandatory pre-race meeting to follow. The 1- and 2-mile swims start at 9 a.m. The half-mile swim begins at 9:15 a.m.

The event is open to the public, but those younger than 13 must have competency verified in writing and signed by a non-parent coach or swim instructor.

Entry fee is $25 and includes lunch. A limited number of T-shirts are available for purchase at $15 each. Applications are available at the Oneonta Family YMCA. Entry deadline is 5 p.m. Aug. 6. Thereafter, registrations will be assessed a $10 late fee.

For more information, call Cristiana Frye at 607-432-0010.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}O-State to host dinner Aug. 15

Oneonta State will host its second "Dining with Champions," a dinner in celebration of the community, at 6 p.m. Aug. 15 at its Alumni Field House.

Tickets cost $100 apiece. All proceeds will support student-athlete travel initiatives and facility enhancements. O-State has designated several community members as "champions" who will serve as table-hosts for the event.

Seating at specific tables is available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call O-State's athletics office at 607-436-3594 or visit the website www.oneonta.edu.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Flag football tourney Aug. 22

The first Owen Banks Memorial Flag Football Tournament is scheduled for Aug. 22-23 at Austin Lincoln Fields in Walton.

The event, also known as the Bubba Bowl, will feature 5-on-5 play for adults ages 18-and-older. Each member of the winning team will receive T-shirts and trophies.

Cost is $100 per team. All proceeds will benefit HALos, a not-for-profit bereavement counseling agency. Fees and rosters must be submitted by 5 p.m. Aug. 3.

For more information, call 607-865-8329.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Clay shoot set for Aug. 29

The third annual West Branch Angler Ruffed Grouse Society Sporting Clays Challenge runs from 9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Aug. 29 at the West Branch Angler Resort in Hancock.

Registration runs from 8-9 a.m. Lunch follows the challenge at 1 p.m. Cost is $99, which includes entry fee, lunch, a one-year Ruffed Grouse Society membership, a decal and four issues of RGS Magazine. The event is open to the first 100 paid entries.

Shooters must provide their own ammunition. RST Shotshells will be available for purchase.

For more information, call Matt Batschelet at 607-467-5525 or Ken Waite at 315-406-5016, or visit the website www.westbranchresort.com. For more information about the RGS, call 1-888-564-6747 or visit the website ruffedgrousesociety.org.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Baseball club to hold tourneys

The Blue Jays Baseball Club will hold its seventh annual three-game tournaments near Cooperstown for summer teams ages 13, 14U, 15U, 16U and 18U. Night games are available. Trophies and medallions will be awarded.

For more information, call Harvey Sandig at 631-650-5759 or e-mail Cooperstown314@aol.com.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}License age, price to go up

The eligibility age and cost for lifetime senior sportsman licenses will increase Oct. 1. The age will move from 65 to 70 and the price will increase from $50 to $65.

Senior lifetime sportsman licenses cover hunting (small/big game, turkey), fishing and a waived application fee for deer management permits.

For more information, call Town of Oneonta clerk Cheryl Shackelton at 607-432-2900 from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays.

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