Local lifter wins national title
Oneonta resident Dillon Maier placed first in his weight class during the 31st annual USAPL Masters National Powerlifting Championships, which ran May 3-5 in Orlando, Fla.
Maier, 78, won the 130-pound weight class in the 75-79 age-group to qualify for the World’s Masters Powerlift meet back in Orlando on Sept. 21.
Maier squatted 230 pounds, bench pressed 105 pounds and had a dead lift of 265 pounds for the title.
OCC offering $19.13 foursomes
The Oneonta Country Club will offer a special rate to the public June 1 as part of its 100-year anniversary celebration.
The first 30 foursomes that reserve a tee time between 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for June 1 will pay a total of $19.13. The rate, which reflects the year the course opened (1913), includes greens fees, cart, hot dog and soda for each member of the foursome.
To reserve a tee time, call 607-432-8950.
The OCC’s 100-year anniversary weekend will run June 14-16.
Hall to display World Series trophy
The San Francisco Giants’ 2012 World Series trophy will be on exhibit at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown from June 22-23.
The trophy will be on display in the Hall’s Library Atrium from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. Access to the trophy is included with museum admission.
For more information, call 1-888-Hall-of-Fame or visit the website www.baseballhall.org.
Girls basketball camp July 21-24
The Oneonta State women’s basketball team will host a developmental overnight/commuter camp for girls ages 10-18 from July 21-24.
Team members will serve as counselor’s for the camp, which is designed to develop fundamentals.
Daily activities include 1-on-1 and 3-on-3 instruction, fundamental stations, and games.
Cost is $295 for residents (overnight) and $255 for commuters. A $35 non-refundable deposit is required with the application. Those who submit applications and full payments by June 3 will receive a $10 discount. Group discounts are also available.
For more information, call Daphne Thompson at 607-436-2360.
Lacrosse camp July 24-27
SUNY Delhi will host the High Octane Lacrosse Camp for boys ages 8-18 from July 24-27.
Cost is $375 per person to attend the overnight camp, which is designed to enhance individual and team skills.
Registration and payment is due by July 1. For more information, call Delhi coach Bob Leary at 607-746-4610 or email email@example.com.
Rat Snake set for Saturday
The 2013 Rat Snake, a triathlon held in honor of the late Dr. Ken Stalter, is scheduled for Saturday and will feature professional timing.
The triathlon/team triathlon will begin at 7 a.m., followed by the trail run at 10 a.m. and the 3-kilometer jog/stroll at noon.
For more information, visit the website theratsnake.com.
Riverside 5K set for Sunday
The 10th annual Riverside Elementary 5K is scheduled for Sunday.
Registration forms are available online at www.oneontacsd.org and at the Riverside Elementary lobby.
Carolee’s 5K Run/Walk is Sunday
The fifth annual Carolee’s Run/Walk is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 19 in Gilbertsville.
The 5-kilometer road race is held in memory of Carolee Dunham, a Gilbertsville-Mount Upton athlete who lost her life in a Nov. 2007 car accident.
Registration costs $20 and begins at 9 a.m. at Centennial Park. A Chinese auction, refreshments, entertainment and prizes will follow the race at Centennial Park. All proceeds will benefit a scholarship given to a graduating G-MU athlete in Dunham’s name.
For more information, call Marna Dunham at 607-783-2305 or visit the website phyliciadunham.wix.com/carolees5k.
Trapshoot event Sunday
The Bainbridge Sportsmen’s Club will host a trapshoot at 9 a.m. Sunday.
For more information, call 607-967-2222.
OHS boys soccer to meet Monday
Oneonta High will host a preseason interest meeting regarding boys varsity and junior varsity soccer at 7 p.m. Monday in Room 221 of the high school.
All boys interested in playing should attend with their parents or guardians. The meeting will provide information about the soccer program before the start of preseason training and also will determine interest in the Soccer Booster Club.
For more information, email Eva Davidson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNY Delhi sets pool schedule
SUNY Delhi’s pool will be open on the following dates:
Monday: Lap Swim 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Open Swim 7-9 p.m.
Tuesday: Lap Swim 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Open Swim 7-9 p.m.
Thursday: Lap Swim 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Open Swim 7-9 p.m.
May 26: Open Swim 1-5 p.m.
June 1: Open Swim 2-5 p.m.
Walton awards night June 3
Walton Central School will host its annual sports awards night at 6:30 p.m. June 3 in the high school auditorium. All varsity teams will be recognized.
Bowhunter course May 21-22
West End Archery in Oneonta will host a NYS Bowhunter Education Course from 5:30-9:30 p.m. May 21-22.
Class size is limited to 25 students. To register, call West End Archery at 607-432-4947.
Hall to host baseball clinic May 24
The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will host its annual Legends for Youth Skills Clinic from 4-7 p.m. May 24 at Doubleday Field.
The clinic gives youths ages 5-12 a chance to learn hands-on training from several former Major League Baseball players. The event concludes with an autograph session for participants.
Registration us free but limited. To register, call 607-547-0397.
Clinton HOF inductions May 25
The Bainbridge Chamber of Commerce will host the second annual General Clinton Canoe Regatta Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on May 25.
The ceremony will start with a meet-and-greet event from 3-4 p.m. at General Clinton Park in Bainbridge. Dinner will follow the meet-and-greet. Tickets are limited, cost $25 per person and must be ordered by Friday. Dinner tickets include reserved seating for the ensuing Induction Ceremony, which will be open to the public as standing room only.
The Bruce Beadle Band will play until the fireworks display at 10 p.m.
Ticket forms are available at NBT Bank, Bob’s Diner in Bainbridge and online at www.canoeregatta.org.
For more information, call John Harmon at 607-237-6008 or email email@example.com.
Clinton Regatta adds new class
The General Clinton Canoe Regatta will offer a new class for the 70-mile Memorial Day race from Cooperstown to Bainbridge this year.
A competitive cruising class for adults and youths will be part of the Regatta, which is celebrating its 51st year. The class will leave Cooperstown at 7 a.m. May 27.
Entry forms and more information are online at www.canoeregatta.org. For more information, call Rodney and Judy Robinson at 607-434-2634.
UVSC’s 2013 schedule set
The Unadilla Valley Sports Center in New Berlin will host the following events this season:
May 31-June 2: Loretta Lynn’s NE Youth Regional.
June 14-16: MX Rewind Vintage Weekend.
July 12-14: ATV National Weekend.
Aug. 9-11: Pro National MX Weekend.
Sept. 7-8: Grand National Cross Country.
Youth soccer registration open
Registration forms for Oneonta’s fall recreational soccer program are being distributed through the Oneonta elementary schools.
Forms also are available at the Latte Lounge on Main Street in Oneonta.
Registration deadline is June 15. For more information, call Geoff Davis at 607-432-7485 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration open for adult soccer
The Latte Lounge Oneonta Adult Summer Soccer League is securing teams and players.
The league will begin play in mid-June and run until early August. There will be men’s and women’s divisions for ages 17 and up.
To enter a team or to be placed on the free-agent list and hopefully get picked by a team, call Eric Miller at 607-287-0337 or email email@example.com.
For more information, visit the website headwaterssoccer.com.
MX Rewind set for June 14-16
Unadilla Motocross in New Berlin will host the second MX Rewind weekend June 14-16.
MX Rewind will feature vintage and post-vintage cross country and motocross racing, appearances by motocross legends, a swap meet and bike shows, among other events.
For more information, call 607-965-8450 or visit the website www.mxrewind.com.
Milford Cat Classic 5K is June 15
The Milford Booster Club will host the Cat Classic 5K Run and Walk on June 15.
Registration runs from 9-10 a.m. in the Milford Central parking lot. The race starts at 10:30 a.m. in front of the Milford Central driveway on 42 West Main St. and ends on the track finish line.
Cost to pre-register (by June 13) is $15 per person or $45 per family. Registration on race day is $20 per person. No family rate is available on race day.
For more information, call Gwen Merz at 607-286-7212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Softball school runs June 24-27
The 6th Ward All County Softball School will run from 9 a.m.-noon June 24-27 at Ted Christman Field in Neahwa Park.
The school is for players ages 9-17 and teaches fundamentals of pitching, hitting, fielding and base running.
For more information or an application, call John Speranzi at 607-433-2126 or 607-434-8058.
Youth soccer camps start in June
The Headwaters Soccer Club is accepting registrations for its 2013 summer camps.
Seven camps will be held for boys and girls ages 7-17, including team camps.
Cost is $60 per camper per week. Each participant will receive a T-shirt and a water bottle.
The camps run from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday on the following dates:
June 24-28: at Otego American Legion Post 1555.
July 1-5: at Worcester Central.
July 8-12: at Mine Kill State Park.
July 15-19: at Mine Kill State Park.
July 22-26: at Edmeston Central.
July 29-Aug. 2: at Mine Kill State Park.
Aug. 5-9: at Oneonta State.
For a camp registration and information on bus transportation, call The New York Power Authority at 1-800-724-0309 or visit the website headwaterssoccer.com.
Bowhunter course June 26-27
The Davenport Fire Department will host a NYS Bowhunter Education Course from 5:30-9:30 p.m. June 26-27.
Class size is limited to 40 students.
To register, call Losie’s Gun Shop at 607-432-6452.
O-State to host wrestling camp
Oneonta State will host Ken Chertow Wrestling’s Gold Medal Training Camp from July 12-15.
The camp is for wrestlers of all skill levels and ages. Group discounts are available.
The camp is also seeking a nurse to provide healthcare. In exchange for this service, the nurse may choose a wrestler to attend the camp for free. Nurse candidates also have the option of discussing wages and discounts instead.
For more information, call 814-466-3466 or visit the website www.kenchertow.com.
BASE Race set for Aug. 11
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown will host the second annual BASE Race on Aug. 11.
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 Aug. 10. Details will be released later this spring.
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.
Aug. 11: Unadilla Gun Show and Flea Market at Unadilla Rod & Gun Club (free admission)
Oct. 13: Lisle Gun Show at Lisle Fire Co. ($3 admission)
Nov. 3: Oneonta Gun Show at Holiday Inn ($2 admission)
Table reservations cost $15 and must be paid by cash in advance.
For more information, call 607-748-1010.
Adult baseball league seeks players
The Leatherstocking Baseball League is seeking players for its 2013 season.
Games run from late May through early August in Oneonta, Cooperstown, Milford and Laurens. The league is open to players of all skill levels ages 22 and older.
For more information, call Gary Pochkar at 607-397-8633.
Junior golf clinics set
Catskill Mountains Junior Golf will offer junior golf programs at the Meadows Golf Center in Margaretville and Ouleout Creek Golf Course in North Franklin this year.
The courses will host junior golf clinic days, a championship day and a parent/junior tournament in July.
The main program will be followed by a season-ending banquet and awards day at Mine Kill State Park in North Blenheim. The program is open to youths ages 5-17 and focuses on learning how to play, rules, etiquette and proper dress, among other things.
Outlaws seeking host families
The Oneonta Outlaws are seeking families to host one or more players this summer.
Each host family will receive $300 per player, which will be paid by the Outlaws upon arrival. Host families also will receive a $100 voucher per player. Vouchers may be used to buy food and/or souvenirs at Damaschke Field.
The compensation package also includes one family season pass, which includes admission to all home games during the regular season and playoffs.
For more information, call Outlaws general manager Steve Pindar at 607-432-6326 (office) or 607-437-8779 (cell), or email email@example.com.
Hall accepting O’Neil nominations
The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown is accepting nominations for the Buck O’Neil Award, which will be presented next in 2014.
The award honors individuals who have enhanced baseball’s positive impact on society, broadened the game’s appeal, and whose character, integrity and dignity are comparable to the qualities exhibited by O’Neil. The Hall created the award in 2007 to honor former Negro leaguer O’Neil, who spent eight decades in baseball. O’Neil received the first award in 2008.
The Hall’s Board of Directors present the award no more than once every three years. Longtime baseball executive Roland Hemond, now Special Assistant to the President and CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks, won in 2011.
Nominations must be submitted in writing and should detail how the proposed candidate carries O’Neil’s extraordinary traits. Nominations are open from the general public, at any time, and may be submitted to: Buck O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award, National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, 25 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326.
Only submissions received by mail will be considered.