{"HeadlineLight14"/}Summer basketball camps set

SUNY Cobleskill's Fighting Tiger Basketball Camp for boys ages 9-16 will run Monday through Friday.

The camp, headed by Cobleskill men's basketball coach Kevin McCarthy, runs from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:30-11:30 a.m. Friday.

Cost is $140 for those who pre-register and $150 the day the camp starts.

Cobleskill is also hosting a five-day camp for girls ages 9-17 from July 28-Aug. 1. The camp runs from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 28-31 and 8:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 1.

Cost is the same as the boys.

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

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Basketball camp runs Monday-Friday

The fifth annual Red Dragon Basketball Camp, for youths ages 6-17, will run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday at Oneonta State's Dewar Arena. Cost is $140 and includes a T-shirt and a basketball.

Oneonta State men's basketball coach Vince Medici will run the camp.

For more information, call Medici at 607-436-3280 or e-mail medicivj@oneonta.edu.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Track meets continue Tuesday

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

The meets will feature 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"/}Junior golf championships set

Colonial Ridge Golf Course in Laurens will host its Junior Championship on Wednesday.

Entry fee is $10 and includes greens fee, lunch and prizes. The event will feature two flights _ ages 13-and-under and 14-18. Prizes will be awarded for first-, second- and third-place finishers, as well as for pin shots and long drives. For more information, call the pro shop at 607-263-5291.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Girls basketball league starts Thursday

The Oneonta Boys and Girls Club's girls JV summer basketball league begins at 5:15 p.m. Thursday. Oneonta girls in grades 7-9 who worked with coach Matt Miller are eligible. For information, call Bob Zeh at 607-287-8270.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Meet the Tigers' on Thursday

The Oneonta Recreation Department and the Oneonta Tigers will host their annual "Meet the Tigers" Baseball Clinic at 10 a.m. Thursday at Damaschke Field.

Oneonta Tigers players and coaches will conduct the clinic and instruct participants in various aspects of baseball.

Rain date is 10 a.m. Friday. For more information, call the Oneonta Recreation Department at 607-432-0680.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Benefit golf tournament Friday

A golf tournament to benefit Cooperstown Central Athletic Hall of Fame activities will start at 1 p.m. July 18 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, N.Y., 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"/}Sidney volleyball tourney set

The Sidney Central Schools Alumni Association will host its first Warrior 4-ev4r Sand Volleyball Tournament on July 19 during its annual alumni weekend.

Proceeds from the tournament will go toward refurbishing the sand volleyball courts and to help establish a bank fund for scholarships toward college and summer camps for Sidney girls.

Sidney Central's 2008 Alumni Weekend Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Room 319 of the Sidney Civic Center to discuss the upcoming events.

For more information, visit the website www.sidneyalumni.org/page1.html.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Basketball tourney set for July 19

The 17th annual Morris Booster Club 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament starts at 9 a.m. July 19 at Morris Central.

Teams are allowed a maximum of five players each for the double-elimination tournament, which has a rain date of July 20.

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 July 19. 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"/}O-State to host basketball camp

The Oneonta State women's basketball team will host individual and team camps for girls basketball players in July.

The Girls Individual Development Basketball Camp, for overnight and commuter campers ages 10-18, runs July 20-24. The O-State women's basketball team will serve as counselors for the camp, which is designed to develop fundamentals.

Resident cost is $375 and commuter cost is $300. Payment is due in full at the time of 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"/}Football boosters to meet July 23

The Oneonta Football Booster Club will meet at 7 p.m. July 23 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"/}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. July 24 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 July 21 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"/}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"/}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 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.

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