{"HeadlineLight14"/}Benefit golf tournament set for today

A golf tournament to benefit Cooperstown Central Athletic Hall of Fame activities will start at 1 p.m. today at Meadowlinks Golf Club in Springfield.

Cost is $50 per person for the captain-and-crew event, which features a field of 22 foursomes. Carts are available for the first 16 teams to sign up.

Golfers may pay the day of the event or in advance by mailing a check _ made payable to the CCS Athletic Hall of Fame, to Brenda Wedderspoon-Gray, P.O. Box 850, Cooperstown, NY, 13326.

For more information or to register, e-mail Wedderspoon-Gray at wedderspoongrayb@clarksportscenter.com or call her at 607-547-2800 or Mike Cring at 607-547-8181.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Basketball tournament runs Saturday

The 17th 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 and 30-and-older).

A dunk contest and a three-point shootout is scheduled for noon Saturday.

Teams can pre-register or register on 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 or Craig Joyce at 607-263-5704.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Delhi College GC to showcase PING

The Delhi College Golf Course will present a day of information on PING golf products from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Trained technicians will conduct demonstrations on hundreds of PING products, including putters and irons. For more information, call the course at 607-746-4653.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}O-State to host basketball camp

The Oneonta State women's basketball team will host its Girls Individual Development Basketball Camp, for overnight and commuter campers ages 10-18, Sunday through Thursday. The O-State women's basketball team will serve as counselors.

Resident cost is $375 and commuter cost is $300. Payment is due in full at registration.

Application are available at the website www.oneonta.edu/academics/athletics/wbasketball.

For more information, call O-State women's basketball coach Daphne Thompson at 607-436-2360 or e-mail thompsdj@oneonta.edu.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Tennis tournament starts Monday

The first Golden Guernsey Tennis Championships run from Monday through July 27 at the George R. Waddington Tennis Courts at Wilber Park in Oneonta.

Entry deadline is Sunday for the event, a single-elimination tournament featuring singles and doubles play for men and women as well as mixed doubles. Division winners will receive awards.

Entry forms are available at the Brenner Recreation Building, adjacent to Hodges Pond in Neahwa Park. For more information, call Mike Andrews at 607-287-0517.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Soccer camps continue Monday

The Headwaters Soccer Club will continue its annual summer camp series with Session IV's Hunter Mountain Camp, which runs Monday through July 25 at Minekill State Park in North Blenheim.

Cost is $60 per camper and includes a T-shirt and a water bottle. All camps run from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays and are for boys and girls ages 7-17. Enrollment is limited to 125 campers per session.

Other sessions are as follows:

Session V: July 28-Aug. 1, New York Central Mutual-Wightman Specialty Woods Camp at Edmeston Central.

Session VI: Aug. 4-8, Move for Life/New York Power Authority Camp at Mine Kill State Park.

Session VII: Aug. 11-15, Bassett Healthcare Sports Medicine Camp at Oneonta State.

Goalkeeper camps are available in the last two sessions. To receive a 2008 Summer Camp Series brochure, call 1-800-724-0309, write Headwaters Soccer Club, c/o Minekill State Park, P.O. Box 898, North Blenheim, NY 12131, or visit the club's website at www.headwaterssoccer.com.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Football boosters to meet Wednesday

The Oneonta Football Booster Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday on the bleachers at Oneonta High.

In the event of poor weather, the meeting will be held in Room 214.

For more information, visit the website www.oneontafootball1925.com or call booster club president David Delker at 607-433-0371.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Meeting for soccer officials Wednesday

The Oneonta Family YMCA will host a general information meeting for people who are interested in officiating high school soccer this fall at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

For more information, call Mike Culligan at 607-432-1998 or Neil Riddell at 607-988-9117.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Baseball Hall to welcome Molitor

National Baseball Hall of Famer Paul Molitor will participate in a Voices of the Game Series event at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Cooperstown shrine.

Elected to the Hall in 2004, Molitor is a seven-time All-Star and earned the 1993 World Series MVP award. He amassed 3,319 hits in 12 seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers, Toronto Blue Jays and Minnesota Twins.

During the program, Molitor will discuss his baseball memories and participate in a question-and-answer session with the audience.

Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for children younger than 12. Those with Hall memberships can reserve tickets immediately. Remaining tickets, of any, will be available to non-members on Monday by calling the Hall's Membership Department at 607-547-0397.

Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew will participate in the next Voices event, which is scheduled for Aug. 31. Hall of Famers George Brett, Phil Niekro, Mike Schmidt and Ozzie Smith will join former major leaguers Dave Bergman, Vince Coleman and Jon Warden in the Hall's Oct. 3 installment.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Spots open for Play Ball' with Ozzie

National Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith will host "Play Ball," a fundraiser for the Cooperstown shrine's education programs at 8:30 a.m. July 25 at Doubleday Field.

Fellow Hall of Famers George Brett and Eddie Murray will participate in the two-hour event, which features interaction with the special guests and special mementos.

Donation to participate is $600 per person. Cost is $450 for those who own Hall memberships.

Space is limited. To reserve a spot or for more information, call the Hall's Membership Department at 607-547-0397.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}5K to run July 26 in Davenport

The sixth annual Davenport Fire Department 5K will start at 10 a.m. July 26. Race-day registration will take place from 8:30-9:45 a.m. in front of Charlotte Valley Central School on Route 23 in Davenport.

The event features age-group awards, raffle prizes and a chicken barbecue. T-shirts are guaranteed to all pre-registered runners. Entry forms are available at many local businesses, by calling Gary Gundlach at 607-278-5657 or by e-mailing gundlach@dmcom.net.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Golf tourney to run July 26

The Stamford Women's Golf Association will host its fourth annual Queen of the Catskills Golf Tournament on July 26.

The event, which again will feature hole-in-one prizes, opens with registration at 8 a.m. A continental breakfast will follow, and a luncheon will be held in the clubhouse after the tournament.

Cost is $55 per player and includes greens fees, cart fees, a practice round, breakfast, snacks and lunch. Entries must be received by July 17 and are limited to the first 72 players.

Registration forms are available online at www.stamfordgolfclub.com. For more information, call Frances Archibald at 607-538-1156, Yolanda Trappenburg at 607-652-9094 or the pro shop at 607-652-7398.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}5K in Davenport set for July 26

The sixth annual Davenport Fire Department 5K run will start at 10 a.m. July 26. Race-day registration runs from 8:30-9:45 a.m. in front of Charlotte Valley Central on Route 23 in Davenport.

T-shirts are guaranteed to pre-registered runners. Entry forms are available at local businesses and by calling Gary Gundlach at 607-278-5657 or e-mailing him at gundlach@dmcom.net.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Golf tournament to run July 26

The Schenevus softball team will host its third annual captain-and-crew golf tournament at the Ouleout Creek Golf Course on July 26. The event begins with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

Cost is $200 per foursome and includes food at the turn and Brooks' chicken at finish.

For more information or to register, call Schenevus coach Jen Pier at 607-397-8230.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Golf tourney July 26 in Laurens

Colonial Ridge Golf Course in Laurens will begin the eighth annual First Presbyterian Church/Gilbertsville Invitational Golf Tournament begins with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. July 26.

The four-person, captain-and-crew event is open to the public. Tournament registration will take place before tee time.

Cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Greens fees and carts are extra.

For more information, call the golf course at 607-263-5291 or Richard Keene at 607-783-2328.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Tennis championships set for July 26-27

The Oneonta Tennis Club will hold its annual clay court doubles championships July 26-27. Each team is guaranteed two matches in tournament play, which features men's and mixed competition.

Cost is $40 per team and includes food and beverages. The OTC will pair individuals who enter without partners.

To register, e-mail otctennis@yahoo.com or call 607-432-0700, ext. 201.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Volleyball camp begins July 27

Hartwick College will host a volleyball camp July 27-31.

Campers will receive instruction on volleyball fundamentals (hitting, passing, setting, blocking) and learn multiple offenses, defenses and serving strategies.

Hartwick volleyball coach Lou Lansing will serve as the camp director.

Cost is $330 for commuters and $400 for residents. For more information, call 607-431-7000.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Youth camp to run July 28-31

The 12th annual Eastman Associates Munchkin All-Sport Camp, for youths ages 5-12, will run from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 28-31.

The camp offers soccer, tennis, basketball, kickball, racquetball, tee-ball, track and badminton. Cost is $60 per camper and includes a T-shirt and a water bottle. All proceeds will benefit the Oneonta State women's soccer team.

For more information or a camp brochure, call O-State women's soccer coach Liz McGrail at 607-436-3474 or e-mail mcgaiaea@oneonta.edu.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Summer basketball camps set

SUNY Cobleskill will conclude its Fighting Tiger Basketball Camp program under the direction of athletic director and men's basketball coach Kevin McCarthy with the five-day Girls Day Camp (ages 9-17), which runs from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 28-31 and from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 1.

Cost is $140 per pre-registered camper. Registration on the first day of camp will cost an additional $10.

For more information, call the Cobleskill Athletic Department at 518-255-5127 from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Baseball club to hold tournaments

The Blue Jays Baseball Club will sponsor its seventh annual three-game summer tournaments near Cooperstown for teams ages 13, 14U, 15U, 16U and 18U during the week of July 28-Aug. 3.

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

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Soccer Hall sets Induction Weekend

The National Soccer Hall of Fame in Oneonta announced the schedule for its 2008 Induction Weekend, which will run Aug. 1-3 at the Wright National Campus.

The weekend will feature the inductions of 18-time NCAA Division I women's soccer championship coach Anson Dorrance and former U.S. Men's National Team player Hugo Perez at noon Aug. 3.

The weekend begins with a memorial service and Hall of Fame Kick-Off Social on Aug. 1.

The fifth annual Hall of Fame Golf Tournament will follow Aug. 2 at the Oneonta Country Club. Cost to participate in the 18-hole event is $125 and includes greens fees, a shared cart, practice putting green, a grill lunch and prizes.

Foursomes can sign up as a team for the tournament, which opens with a shotgun start.

Also Aug. 2, the Hall will host an American Youth Soccer Organization tournament, followed by the President's Reception and Hall of Fame Banquet on that night inside the museum.

After the dinner, the Big 3 Enshrinement Ceremony will recognize the newest Hall of Famers from the AYSO, the National Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association and the National Soccer Coaches Association of America in the Museum Atrium.

A luncheon will follow the 2008 Induction Ceremony on Aug. 3.

For more information or to register to attend Induction Weekend events, visit the website www.soccerhall.org.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Soccer Hall banquet tickets on sale

Tickets for the National Soccer Hall of Fame's annual President's Reception and Hall of Fame Banquet, scheduled for 6 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Oneonta shrine, are on sale at $75 per person.

The events are open to the public and take place inside the Hall. The Big 3 Enshrinement Ceremony will follow in the Hall's atrium.

Classe Catering of Albany will cater the dinner. For more information or to make reservations, call the Hall at 607-432-3351 or visit the website www.soccerhall.org.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Soccer Hall announces Big 3' event

The National Soccer Hall of Fame in Oneonta will hold the 2008 Big 3 Enshrinement Ceremony on Aug. 2, following the annual Hall of Fame Banquet, in the museum's atrium. The event is open to the public at no cost.

The Big 3' consists of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, the National Intercollegiate Soccer Official Association and the American Youth Soccer Organization. NSCAA inductees are Indiana University men's soccer coach Jerry Yeagley and promoter Paul Sanderson of Suffield Academy (Conn.).

The NISOA will honor Donald Dennison and John Buckley. Joel Mark and Marilyn MacDonald represent the AYSO honorees.

The event is part of the 2008 Induction Weekend, which runs Aug. 1-3. Anson Dorrance and Hugo Perez will be inducted into the Soccer Hall at noon Aug. 3, when Ike Kuhns will be honored as the Colin Jose Media Award winner. The weekend ends with a Hall of Fame luncheon, which will follow the Induction Ceremony.

For more information, visit the website www.soccerhall.org.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Soccer Hall to host camp in August

Oneonta State men's soccer coach Iain Byrne will conduct summer soccer camps at the National Soccer Hall of Fame in Oneonta from Aug. 4-8. Byrne will be assisted by his staff and players.

The Dragon Camp, for youths ages 6-14, runs from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. The Elite Camp, which is for high school players, runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. daily. Both camps are open to boys and girls.

Cost is $125 per camper. For more information, a brochure or to register, call Byrne at 607-436-2102 or e-mail byrneij@oneonta.edu.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Women's county golf set for Aug. 9

The Delaware County Women's Golf Championship Tournament is scheduled for Aug. 9 at the Delhi College Golf Course, the Delhi College Women's Golf Association announced during its spring dinner meeting May 1 at Cafe on the Green.

The organization announced the Rally for a Cure Tournament is scheduled for July 8.

Women who are interested in joining the DCWGA should call 607-746-4653.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Track meets continue Aug. 12

Oneonta State and Hurley's Heroes Track Club of Oneonta will conclude its series of Twilight Track & Field Meets at 7 p.m. Aug. 12.

The meet features competition in the 50-meter dash, the 800, the mile and the 3,000 for athletes ages 14 and older, as well as the 100, 200 and 400 for all ages. A high jump competition for ages 14 and older also will take place if facilities are available.

There is no cost to participate. Athletes should be properly dressed to compete.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}O-Tigers 5K set for Aug. 12

A.O. Fox Hospital, the Oneonta Tigers and the Delsego Roadrunners Club will host the ninth annual Oneonta Tigers 5K road race at 6 p.m. Aug. 12.

Part of A.O. Fox Hospital Night at Damaschke Field, the race will start an hour before Oneonta's New York-Penn League game against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. The event starts at the Damaschke Field box office and ends with a stretch along the outfield warning track.

Each race entrant will receive two tickets to the game. The first 200 to register will receive T-shirts.

Registration forms are available at HealthLinks, Sport Tech and the O-Tigers' office at Damaschke Field. For more information, call 607-432-6326 or 607-278-9419.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Author to speak at Baseball Hall

Author Fred Glueckstein will appear at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown for a discussion and book-signing at 1 p.m. Aug. 14.

Glueckstein, a Maryland resident, is the author of "Mickey Mantle: Rookie in Pinstripes." He is a columnist for PhelpsSports.com, an all-equestrian sports service, and the Equestrian Network Magazine. Glueckstein also wrote "The '27 Yankees and Of Men, Women and Horses."

{"HeadlineLight14"/}O-State to host dinner Aug. 16

Oneonta State will host its first "Dining with Champions," a dinner in celebration of the community, at 6 p.m. Aug. 16 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/academics/athletics.

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