{"HeadlineLight14"/}Road races Saturday in Brookfield

The 13th annual "The Maine Event," which features 10- and 5-kilometer runs, starts at 10 a.m. Saturday at Brookfield Town Park on Academy Road in Brookfield.

First organized in 1995 as a tribute to the late Ethel Maine, the event serves as a fundraiser for the Brookfield Optimist Club and the South Brookfield Cemetery Association.

Cost is $10 for Brookfield Central students and $20 for race-day registration. For more information, call Scully at 315-899-8996, Doreen Corbin at 315-899-6233 or Stephen L. Reese at 315-855-4646.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Colonial Ridge sets tourneys

The Colonial Ridge Golf Course in Laurens will host three tournaments that are open to the public this month.

The Minute Man Cup Fall Classic tees off at 8 a.m. Saturday. This 27-hole event (captain-and-mate; best ball; alternate shot) is for two-person teams. Cost is $25 per person. Greens fees and carts cost extra.

The Impossible Pin Captain and Crew starts at 11 a.m. Oct. 24. Cost is $20 per person. Greens fees and carts cost extra.

The Frostbite Open, also a captain-and-crew event, begins with a 10 a.m. shotgun start Oct. 25. Cost is $20 per person. Greens fees and carts cost extra.

For more information, call the pro shop at 607-263-5291.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Sport Tech to host fitness day

Sport Tech in Oneonta will host a fitness and heath day from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday.

Dr. David Joseph, a podiatrist, will be available for free foot consultations from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. Kristin Sloth (massage therapy and certified rolfing) will give free chair massages from noon-2 p.m. No appointments are necessary.

Sport Tech also will host Joey Adams from Intelligent Fitness of Shelburne, Vt. Adams will conduct metabolic testing until 6 p.m. Appointments are still available for the testing, which is not free.

Laura Delay, from Optimal Fitness, will conduct body composition analyses from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. as well. Appointments and walk-ins will be accepted for this test, which is not free.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Sport Tech at 607-432-1731, e-mail sports@dmcom.net or visit the website sportechonline.com.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Roberts to appear at Baseball Hall

National Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Robin Roberts will appear at the Cooperstown shrine at 7 p.m. Saturday in a Voices of the Game event inside the museum's Grandstand Theater.

Elected to the Hall in 1976, Roberts won 286 games and had six consecutive 20-win seasons. A seven-time All-Star, right-hander Roberts pitched for the Philadelphia Phillies, Baltimore Orioles, Houston Astros and Chicago Cubs over 19 seasons. Roberts also led the National League in pitching victories four times.

Tickets are required and cost $10 for adults and $5 for children younger than 12. To purchase tickets, call the Hall's membership department at 607-547-0397.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Youth football set for Sunday

The Delhi Pee Wee Football Association will host two games Sunday at the Delhi American Legion Field near the pavilion.

The Delhi American Legion Jets will play the Sherburne T&M Jr. Marauders at 1 p.m., followed by the Delaware National Bank Bulldogs and the Sherburne Sr. Marauders at 3 p.m.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Open house set for Sunday

The Hartwick College equestrian team and 10th-year head coach Betsy Smith-Price will celebrate its 10th anniversary as a varsity program with an open house from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Hunter's Reign.

Shuttles to Hunter's Reign will leave Binder Gymnasium under the awning at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. and return to campus on the half-hour.

Members of Hartwick's 2008-09 equestrian team will give demonstrations at 1:45 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. The Hawks' mascot, Swoop, will appear from 2-3 p.m. Hunter's Reign tours will be available throughout the afternoon.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Basketball camp set for Monday

Oneonta State will host the fifth annual Columbus Day Mini-Basketball Camp from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday at Alumni Fieldhouse.

Boys and girls ages 6-17 are eligible to participate. Cost is $30 per player. All proceeds will benefit the O-State men's basketball team.

For more information, call O-State men's basketball coach Vince Medici at 607-436-3280.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Soccer club to hold tryouts

The Oneonta Soccer Club will hold spring travel league tryouts for area boys and girls ages 8-18 on Oct. 19 at the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

Tryouts for U10 and U12 (birth dates between Aug. 1, 1996 and July 31, 2000) run from 10 a.m.-noon. Tryouts for U14, U16 and U19 (Aug. 1, 1989-July 31, 1996) run from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Players should bring their own cleats, shin guards, water bottles and balls.

OSC teams compete in the Broome County League and begin the outdoor season in April. For more information, visit the website www.oneontasoccerclub.org or call Vince Foti at 607-432-2022.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Baseball Hall to host gala

The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will host its 12th annual World Series Gala at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25. The family event features a live broadcast of Game 3 of the 104th World Series, which will be played at the home of the National League champion.

Museum visitors can watch the game on big-screen televisions in the Grandstand Theater or the Plaque Gallery. Tickets are required and cost $10 each for adults and $5 each for children younger than age 12.

Museum members, who receive free admission to the Hall, can reserve tickets beginning Sept. 29. The general public can purchase remaining tickets, if any, starting Oct. 20 by calling the Hall's membership department at 607-547-0397.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Swim meet set for Oct. 26

The Hartwick swimming team will host the 36th annual Leatherstocking Swim Meet at 10 a.m. Oct. 26 at the college's Moyer Pool.

Warm-ups start at 9 a.m. for the event, which is sanctioned by the Adirondack District Masters. The meet is open to all U.S. and Canadian masters swimmers ages 18 and older by Oct. 26. Swimmers may enter up to five events.

Copies of USMS or MSC registrations are required. To register, visit the website www.adms.org. Results will be posted on the website.

Entry fee is $5. Checks should be made payable to ADMS. To register, mail signed waiver, entry form, registration copy and check to Joan Coonrod, 10 Wheeler Court, Ballston Spa, NY 12020. Entries must be postmarked by Oct. 14.

For more information, call meet director Keith Coonrod at 518-885-2971 or e-mail kcoonro1@nycap.rr.com.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Wrestling clinic Oct. 30 at Cornell

The New York State Public High School Association will conduct its fourth annual wrestling coaches clinic Oct. 30 at Cornell University's Friedman Wrestling Center.

University of Buffalo coach Jim Beichner, former state champion and three-time NCAA Division I All-American Paul E. Diekel, Cortland State coach Brad Bruhn and Cornell coach Rob Koll are among the featured speakers.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 30 in the Friedman Wrestling Center. Workshops begin at 8:30 a.m.

Entry fee is $75 by Oct. 19 and $85 thereafter.

An informal Coaches Cracker Barrel Q&A session at the Holiday Inn in Ithaca will take place at 8 p.m. Oct. 29.

To register or for more information, call NYSPHSAA assistant director Todd Nelson at 518-690-0771.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}OBGC to host basketball league

The Oneonta Boys and Girls Club is accepting registration for its Pickett's Basketball League, which runs from November until March.

The non-competitive league, in its 35th season, is open to youths ages 9-12 who live in Chenango, Delaware and Otsego counties. Youths who play on modified teams are not eligible to participate.

Youths ages 9-10 will play Tuesday nights. Youths ages 11-12 will play Wednesday nights.

For more information or to volunteer, call the OBGC at 607-432-1133.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}OBGC to hold basketball clinics

The Oneonta Boys and Girls Club will hold basketball clinics Nov. 4-5 in the Carl J. Delberta Gymnasium.

Oneonta High girls coach Bob Zeh will run the girls clinic at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4. Hartwick College men's coach Paul Culpo will run the boys clinic at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5.

For more information, call the OBGC at 607-432-1133.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Baseball Hall to offer VIP passes

The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will offer the VIP Experience, a behind-the-scenes look at the shrine, on select dates from November through April.

The Hall of Fame VIP Experience begins with exclusive after-hours access to the Hall on Thursday evenings and ends Friday afternoons with private receptions. The package also includes a Hall of Fame Sustaining Membership ($100 value), a library archive tour and a museum collections artifact presentation.

Space is limited for the program, which will run on the following dates: Nov. 6-7; Nov. 13-14; Dec. 4-5; Jan. 8-9; Jan. 22-23; Feb. 5-6; Feb. 19-20; March 5-6; March 19-20; April 2-3; April 16-17; and April 23-24.

The Cooper Inn, The Inn at Cooperstown, The Phinney House, The Rose and Thistle Bed and Breakfast and The White House Inn will offer accommodations. The program should be booked through the local merchants.

For more information, call the Hall's membership department at 607-547-0397.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Sidney club to host basketball event

The Boys and Girls Club of Sidney will host the Platinum Family Radio "No Mercy" Tour, a street basketball event, at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Sidney Central gymnasium.

The NYC Platinum Street Ballers, featuring players such as Johnny Blaze, UPS and D-Nice, will play the Sidney All Stars to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Sidney.

Sidney boys basketball coach Mike Brazee, girls basketball coach Don Pierce and elementary school principal Bob Butcher will compete for the local all-star team, along with many others.

Tickets cost $7 pre-sale and $10 at the door. All proceeds will support the Boys & Girls Club of Sidney.

To order pre-sale tickets or for more information, call the Boys & Girls Club of Sidney at 607-561-2311.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Utica-Rome banquet Nov. 8

Utica-Rome Speedway will close its season with its annual awards banquet at 6 p.m. Nov. 8 at Turning Stone Casino and Resort. The top 10 points leaders in the 358-modifieds, sportsman, pro stocks and pure stocks will be recognized, among others.

The formal-attire event is open to the public. Tickets cost $30 apiece and must be purchased by Oct. 31 by calling Connie Plows at 315-822-6347 or 315-404-0977; Barb Clark at 315-725-5709 or 315-829-4557; or Brenda Belden at 315-855-7688.

For more information, visit the website www.uticaromespeedway.com or call the speedway office at 315-829-4557.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}OSC to host licensing course

The Oneonta Soccer Club will host an 18-hour "E" license course for soccer coaches at Oneonta State from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 16 and Nov. 23.

Cost is $95. Participants must be dressed to play. To sign up, visit the New York State Youth Soccer Association website at www.nyswysa.org.

For more information, visit the OSC website at www.oneontasoccerclub.org or call Vince Foti at 607-432-2022.

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Baseball club to hold tourneys

The Blue Jays Baseball Club will sponsor a high school varsity baseball exhibition series near Cooperstown next spring. MVP trophies and medallions will be awarded.

The club also will sponsor tournaments for youth teams ages 13 and older on Columbus Day weekend, Memorial Day weekend and during the summer.

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

{"HeadlineLight14"/}Unatego to play in STOP-DWI

The Unatego boys varsity basketball team will compete in the 2008 Broome County STOP-DWI Holiday Classic from Dec. 28-30 at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton.

Unatego will play in the Regional Division II, which also features Maine-Endwell, Candor and Windsor. Union-Endicott, Seton Catholic Central, Norwich and Vestal will compete in the Regional Division I.

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