O-State grad to lead NYSPHSAA
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced Friday that it has approved the appointment of 1989 Oneonta State graduate Stephen Broadwell as its 47th president.
Broadwell, whose appointment was approved by the NYSPHSAA’s Central Committee in July, will serve a two-year term starting Monday. He takes over for Eileen Troy, who will continue to serve the NYSPHSAA as an active officer for two more years.
The NYSPHSAA also approved the appointments of recently retired Orange Ulster BOCES athletic coordinator Jim Osborne as its first vice president and Section X’s Paul Harrica as its second VP.
Broadwell serves Section VII’s Willsboro Central as its superintendent and has spent 10 years as a NYSPHSAA Central Committee representative. The former Peru Central principal (1999-2005) also was the district director of health, physical education and athletics at Beekmantown (1993-99) and Susquehanna Valley (1990-93).
After earning a bachelor’s degree from Cortland State, Broadwell completed his masters of education at Oneonta State in 1989.
Baseball clinic moved to Sept. 7
Oneonta State has moved its final end of summer high school baseball clinic from this Sunday to Sept. 7 at Red Dragon Field because thunderstorms are expected to hit the area Sunday.
Registration will run from 8-9 a.m., with the clinic to follow from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost is $80 per camper. Lunch is included. High school players who will graduate from 2015-2018 are eligible to participate.
For more information, call O-State baseball coach Ben Grimm at 607-436-2661 or email him at email@example.com.
Sportsman show set for Sunday
The Andes Sportsman Show will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday at the Andes Fire Hall on Tremperskill Road. Admission is free.
The show will feature the buying and selling of guns, rifles, shot guns, archery, knives, ammunition and taxidermy. A Delaware County Pistol Clerk will be present. Firearm sales and background checks must be conducted through dealers inside the building.
Private sales, trades or barters of firearms are not permitted on fire hall property.
For more information, call 845-676-3540.
SUNY Delhi sets pool hours
SUNY Delhi announced its pool hours for September. The schedule is as follows.
Sept. 1-7 (M-F): Lap swim, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 6-7 p.m.; Open swim 7-8 p.m. (excluding Sept. 3).
Sept. 1-7 (M,W,Th): Water exercise, 5-6 p.m.
Sept. 6-7: Open swim, 1-5 pm.
Sept. 8-30 (M-F): Lap swim, 7-8 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 6-7 p.m.; Open swim 7-9 p.m. (excluding Sept. 11).
Sept. 8-30 (M,W,Th): Water exercise, 5-6 p.m.
Sept. 8-30 (Sa,Su): Open swim, 1-5 p.m.
Sept. 13: Community swim lessons registration, 8 a.m.-noon.
For more information, call Delhi aquatics coordinator John Kolodziej III at 607-746-4263.
WNSC to host cleat exchange
The Oneonta Soccer Club will host a youth soccer cleat exchange from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright National Soccer Campus.
Those without cleats to exchange may still take a pair. Dick’s Sporting Goods in the Southside Mall is accepting cleat donations for the exchange through Monday. Those donating cleats will receive a $5 voucher toward a new pair of cleats.
For more information, email Brett Buzzy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
OHS modified teams start Tuesday
The following Oneonta High modified fall sports programs will begin practicing Tuesday.
Cross country: 3 p.m. at OHS
Boys soccer: 4-5:15 p.m. at Oneonta Middle School
Girls soccer: 3-4 p.m. at OHS baseball field
Girls swimming: 9 a.m. at OHS pool.
Volleyball: 3-5 p.m. at OMS gym.
Worcester modified starts Thursday
Worcester modified boys and girls soccer practices start at 3 p.m. Thursday.
All players must have all of their paperwork and a valid physical to participate. For more information, call Mr. Kenyon at 607-397-8785, ext. 301.
Dinner to benefit OHS girls soccer
The Elks Club on Chestnut Street in Oneonta will host a spaghetti dinner to benefit the Oneonta High girls soccer program from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Friday.
Tickets cost $9 for adults. The dinner is free for children under 8.
O-State softball clinic Sept. 7
Oneonta State’s softball team will hold a fall clinic for girls ages 10 and older from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 7 at the college’s softball field.
Cost is $60. Pre-registration is highly recommended. Developmental instruction will be followed by live game play.
For more information, call O-State head coach Sara Headley at 607-436-3590 or email her at Sara.Headley@oneonta.edu.
Junior golf continues Sept. 7
The Greater Oneonta Junior Golf Association will host a late summer program from 3-4 p.m. Sept. 7 and Sept. 14 at the Oneonta Country Club.
Cost is $40 per junior ($30 for club members). The program will be limited to 40 juniors.
For more information, call Kevin Burnsworth at 607-434-5058 or email email@example.com.
Edgewood to host tournament
Edgewood Golf in Laurens will host the Golf/Archery Face-Off ay 9 a.m. Sept. 13.
Participants will complete nine holes of golf and nine holes of archery in a captain-and-mate format.
Entry deadline is Sept. 8. Entry costs $60 per person for combined competition and includes a steak dinner. Players may compete in golf or archery only.
For more information or to register, call Mike at 607-434-9065.
Hall film festival Sept. 19-21
The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will host its ninth annual Film Festival from Sept. 19-21.
Filmmakers may submit work to be considered for the festival through Sept. 5. Films can be of any length and genre but must have been released within the last five years and feature baseball as a primary or secondary theme.
To submit a film, send three DVD copies to: National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, c/o Education Department, Baseball Film Festival, 25 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY, 13326. Films selected will be screened at the museum during the festival.
Tickets for each screening are free but must be reserved. Museum members may reserve tickets starting Sept. 8 by calling 607-547-0397 or by visiting the membership desk.
Films will shown during several blocks throughout the weekend in the Bullpen Theater. A complete list of the films will be released in September.
Sidney Hall inductions Sept. 20
Tickets are available for the Sidney Alumni Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Ceremony, which will be held Sept. 20 at Sidney America Legion Post 183 on Union Street.
Delzon “Del” Hodges (Class of 1961), Roxanne “Roxy” Birdsall Olmstead (1971), Richard “Rick” Mirabito (1976) and Gerard “Jeri” Mirabito (1979) will be inducted. Additionally, the 1983 field hockey team that advanced to the state title game will be recognized.
Tickets cost $25 and are available at VEP on Main Street in Sidney, or by calling Wendy Weidman at 607-287-2114 or 607-764-8136, or Greg Davie at 607-643-2913 or 607-563-9799.
A social hour will start at 5 p.m. Sept. 20, followed by seating at 6 p.m. and a turkey and roast beef buffet at 6:15 p.m.
Oneonta soccer tryouts Sept. 14
Tryouts for the Oneonta Soccer Club will take place Sept. 14 at the Wright National Soccer Campus.
Tryout times are as follows: 8-and-under 9:30 a.m.; 10U 10:30 a.m.; 12U 11:30 a.m.; 14U 12:30 p.m.; 16U 1 p.m.; 18U 1:30 p.m.; 19U 2 p.m.
Golf tournament Sept. 26
The SUNY Cobleskill Athletic Booster Club will host its third annual Fighting Tigers Club Golf Tournament on Sept. 26 at the Cobleskill Golf & Country Club.
The two-person scramble costs $95 per team member. Registration begins at 10 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 11 a.m.
Registration deadline is Sept. 12. The tournament field will be limited to 136 players.
Registration information may be downloaded online at fightingtigers.cobleskill.edu. For more information, call 518-255-5127 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays.
FAM 5K set for Sept. 27
The 21st annual FAM 5K “Fund” Run/Walk will start at 10 a.m. Sept. 27 at the Cobleskill Fairgrounds.
The 2014 USATF Adirondack 5K Open Men’s Road Race Championship will take place during the event, which also features a kids’ fun run at 11 a.m. and complimentary fruit, bagels, drinks, music and massage therapists.
Cost to enter the event, which supports the Schoharie County ARC, is $24 for adults and $20 for youths ages 7-14. To register, visit the website FAM5K.com.
For more information, call 518-295-8130.