Baseball Hall to celebrate Yankees
The National Baseball Hall of Fame will host Yankees Family Day this Saturday and Aug. 24.
Those days will feature heroes, legends and moments throughout the history of the New York Yankees, along with guided exhibit tours, artifact spotlights, trivia contests and themed craft stations. Those competing in Sunday’s BASE Race in Cooperstown will receive complimentary admission for the Yankees Family Day celebration Saturday.
For more information, visit www.baseballhall.org.
Colonial Ridge to host tourney Saturday
Colonial Ridge Golf in Laurens will host the John Dodge Memorial, which begins with a shotgun start at 8 p.m. Saturday. It’s a four-person Captain-and-crew format.
The entry fee is $25 per person and includes cash prizes for gross score, net score, pin shots and skins.
For more information, call 607-263-5291.
O-State to host baseball clinic
The annual SUNY Oneonta Baseball Fall High School Clinic will begin at 9 a.m. Sept. 8 at Red Dragon Baseball Field. Registration is from 8-9 a.m. on Sept. 8.
The entry fee is $75 and may be paid on the day of the clinic or by filling out a registration form and mailing it to SUNY Oneonta, Chase PE Building 102, Oneonta, N.Y. 13820.
Each player will receive a T-shirt and lunch. The camp is open to high school-aged players who’ll graduate between 2014-17. The morning session will focus on hitting and position instruction. A live game will be played in the afternoon.
For more information, call O-State baseball coach Ben Grimm at 607-436-2661.
MX Weekend to run from Friday-Sunday
Unadilla Motocross in New Berlin will host the Pro National MX Weekend from Friday through Sunday at the Unadilla Valley Sports Center. The UVSC also will host the Grand National Cross Country from Sept. 7-8.
Golf events to benefit soccer club
The Headwaters Soccer Club will hold the fifth annual Ouleout Creek Charity Golf Tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday in Franklin.
Entry fee for the scramble tournament is $60 per person and includes greens fees, cart and buffet. First-, second- and third-place teams will receive awards. Golfers may register as teams or as individuals.
Proceeds from the charity golf tournament will benefit the HSC summer soccer camp program.
For more information or to register, call Bonnie Johnson at 607-287-1791 or email email@example.com.
BASE Race set for Sunday
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown will host the second annual BASE Race on Sunday.
The event features a competitive 10-kilometer race at 8 a.m. and a family-style 5K run at 8:15 a.m. Both events start and finish at the CSC.
Registration is $25 for adults and $50 for families until race day, when registration will be $40 for individuals and $65 for families.
Proceeds support outreach for the “Be A Superior Example” program, which promotes the concepts of healthy lifestyle choices by educating students about the dangers of performance-enhancing substances.
The Hall also will hold a pre-race gathering for runners Saturday.
For more information, call the Hall at 607-547-0397 or the CSC at 607-547-2800.
Gun shows continue in August
The Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Club will host gun and knife shows from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the following dates.
Sunday: Unadilla Gun Show and Flea Market at Unadilla Rod & Gun Club (free admission)
Oct. 13: Lisle Gun Show at Lisle Fire Co. ($3)
Nov. 3: Oneonta Gun Show at Holiday Inn ($2)
Table reservations cost $15 and must be paid by cash in advance. For more information, call 607-748-1010.
YMCA to host camp Aug. 12-16
The Oneonta Family YMCA’s Guardstart Youth Camp will run from 8:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Aug. 12-16.
The camp is for youths ages 11-15 and features trips to Zoom Flume Waterpark, Gilbert Lake and other local swimming areas. Participants must be able to swim 25 yards. For more information, call the Oneonta Family YMCA at 607-432-0010.
Milford practices start Aug. 19
Milford Central students in grades 7-12 who are interested in playing soccer this fall should report to the nurse’s office with sports contracts and proof of physical Aug. 19.
Girls varsity soccer players should report at 7 a.m., followed by boys varsity soccer players at 7:30 a.m., and modified boys and girls at 8 a.m. The first practices for modified boys and girls soccer will start at 6 p.m. Aug. 28 at the school.
For more information, call Frank Spurchise at 607-286-9219.