Golf tournament Saturday at Afton GC
The Cullman Child Development Center in Sidney will host the 13th annual Cullman Golf Challenge at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Afton Golf Club.
The captain-and-crew event will begin with a shotgun start. Snacks will be available throughout the tournament, which ends with a buffet lunch for all participants.
The event also includes raffles, prizes and a hole-in-one tournament with a $5,000 prize.
All proceeds benefit the Cullman Child Development Center. For more information or to register, call Amy Williams at the Cullman Center at 607-563-7529.
The center also will accept prize donations offer non-golfers the opportunity to contribute through sponsorships.
Women's handgun course Saturday
The Oneonta Sportsmen's Club will host Women on Target, an introduction to the handgun shooting sport, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at 251 Rod and Gun Club Road.
The event will feature roughly four hours of classroom lecture followed by two-to-three hours shooting various handguns on the range.
The class will cover basic firearms safety, ammunition, cleaning, storage and basic shooting techniques.
Cost is $35. For more information, call J.T. Strnad at 607-433-9755.
Youth registration ends Saturday
The City of Oneonta will hold its final day of open registration for its free summer youth sports programs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Asa C. Allison Municipal Building on the corner of Academy and Fairview streets.
Registration forms must be completed by parents or legal guardians.
The following programs will be offered this summer:
Kiwanis Softball (ages 5-8): Mondays and Wednesdays at Neahwa Park's Ted Christman Field from June 25-Aug. 6.
Rotary Tee-Ball (5-7): Tuesdays and Thursdays at Christman Field from June 26-Aug. 2.
Kiwanis Baseball (8-12): Mondays and Wednesdays at Christman Field from June 25-Aug. 6.
Swimming Lessons (6 months and up): Weekday mornings at Wilber Park's Briggs Pool from June 25-July 27.
Tennis Lessons (5-and-older): Weekday mornings at Wilber Park's Waddington Tennis Courts from June 25-Aug. 3.
Drop-In Playground (grades K-6): Weekdays from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Neahwa Park's Laskaris Skateroom from June 25-Aug. 10.
Children must be in the age ranges above as of June 21, 2012. The drop-in playground is for youths in grades K-6 during the 2011-12 academic year.
Oneonta CC to host Saturday tourney
The Oneonta Country Club will host a golf tournament to benefit Monica O'Leary at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Registration begins at noon for the scramble event, which begins with a shotgun start an hour later. Cost is $300 per team or $75 per person. The tournament will be limited to 18 teams.
A cocktail party, which includes an open bar from 7-9 p.m., and an auction will follow at My Father's Place in Emmons. Admission is free for those who play in the tournament. Cost will be $20 for others to attend.
To sign up for the golf tournament, call Brad Hess at 607-432-8950, ext. 2.
For more information, call Casady Gifford at 607-353-9979.
Woman's self-defense seminar Saturday
The Mountain Martial Arts Academy in Stamford will hold a Woman's Self Defense Seminar on Saturday.
The first hour is free to all participants and there is no obligation to attend the remainder of the seminar.
The first hour will cover basic mental aspects of self-defense, the establishment of boundaries and basic striking skills. The remainder of the course will focus on defending yourself with empty hands, from strikes, holds, ground fighting and key-baton applications.
Cost for the final two hours is $20 or $30 with a key baton.
For more information, call 607-652-9087 or visit the website www.facebook.com/Mountain.Martial.Arts.
FSA golf tournament set for Sunday
The Family Service Association's fifth annual golf tournament will begin at 8:30 a.m. Sunday at the Ouleout Creek Golf Course.
The event will feature a hole-in-one contest to win $10,000.
For more information, call Tim O'Connor at 607-433-4654 or 607-435-9859.
Fall soccer registration under way
Registration forms for the Oneonta Youth Soccer Association's Fall Recreational Program have been distributed throughout the elementary schools in the Oneonta City School District. The forms are also available at Sport Tech in Oneonta.
Deadline to register is June 15.
For more information, call Geoff Davis at 607-432-7485 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CV-S Hall ceremony June 15
The Cherry Valley-Springfield Athletic Hall of Fame will induct three members and a team of distinction during the annual CV-S Athletic Awards Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. June 15.
Terry Brant (Class of 1988), Therijo (Snyder) Climenhaga (1988) and Kristen Karhio (2002) will be inducted with the 1987 varsity girls soccer team.
Now the Patriots' boys basketball coach, Brant is the only 1,000-point scorer in the history of the CV-S boys basketball program.
Climenhaga led the 1986 girls soccer team in scoring and is one of the top girls goal scorers in Section Four history.
Karhio won a Federation title in the pentathlon during the 2002 state track and field championships. She also won the C-D state title in the pentathlon in 2000.
The 1987 girls soccer team reached the Class D state championship game and finished as runner-up in CV-S' first year as a school.
Members of the 1987 soccer team who plan to attend should contact Varsity Club Advisor Jordan Jaquay at 607-264-3340.
The CV-S Hall started last year with the induction of longtime athletic director Karen Whiteman.
Schedule set for HOF Classic Weekend
The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will host a series of events during the fourth annual Hall of Fame Classic Weekend.
The June 16 exhibition game at Doubleday Field will feature Hall of Famers Bert Blyleven, Carlton Fisk, Eddie Murray, Phil Niekro, Tony Pérez and Ozzie Smith, as well as several other former major leaguers. The guest list for the latter includes Jesse Barfield, Brian Boehringer, Will Cunnane, Ben Davis, John Doherty, Brian Fisher, Todd Haney, Jim Hannan, Phil Huffman, Howard Johnson, Jack Lazorko, Rob Mackowiak, Russ Ortiz, Dennis Rasmussen, Desi Relaford, Shane Reynolds, Jon Warden, Rick Wise and Dmitri Young.
The weekend begins with the Legends for Youth Skills Clinic at 4 p.m. June 15 at Doubleday Field. Former major leaguers will offer free instruction to players ages 5-12. Advanced registration is required by calling 607-547-0397.
The Cooperstown Game Day Parade down main street will start at noon June 16, followed by the Legends Hitting Contest at 1 p.m. at Doubleday Field.
The Classic starts at 2 p.m. June 16, with a Father's Day Voices of the Game edition featuring Blyleven, Fisk, Murray, Niekro, Pérez and Smith to follow from 7-8 p.m. at Doubleday.
Classic tickets ($12.50 first- and third-base seats, $11 outfield seats) are on sale online at baseballhall.org or by calling 1-866-849-7770.
Voices of the Game tickets ($10 adults, $5 children under 12) are available by calling 607-547-0397.
All six Hall of Famers will participate in the Cooperstown Golf Classic, which begins at 7 a.m. June 17 at the Leatherstocking Golf Course. Six teams of four players and a Hall of Fame captain will compete in the scramble, which serves as a fundraiser. To reserve a spot, call 607-547-0310.
Doubleday Field also will host the annual Family Catch and Kids Run the Bases from 9-11 a.m. June 17. To reserve a spot for this free event, call 607-547-0397.
Unatego club to host golf tourney
The Unatego Touchdown Club will host its fourth annual golf tournament at 1 p.m. June 16 at Ouleout Creek Golf Course in Franklin.
Cost to play in the captain-and-crew is $200 per team and includes greens fees, cart and lunch.
Payout is $300 for first place, $200 for second and $100 for third. An additional $250 will be awarded for the first hole-in-one.
For more information or to reserve a spot, call Pat Wilsey at 607-988-6310, Jeff Jones at 607-369-5125, or Earl Renwick at 607-988-7406.
Headwaters soccer to host golf events
The Headwaters Soccer Club will host two scramble golf tournaments to benefit its summer camp program.
The 19th annual Hank Hotaling Charity Golf Tournament starts at 2 p.m. June 16 at the Stamford Golf Club.
The fourth annual Ouleout Creek Charity Golf Tournament begins at 1 p.m. Aug. 11 in Franklin.
Cost is $50 per person and includes greens fees, cart and buffet. Players may register as teams or individuals. The top three teams will receive awards.
For more information or to register for the Hotaling tournament, call George Hotaling at 607-652-9503 or 607-435-8705 or email email@example.com.
For more information or to register for the Ouleout Creek tournament, call Bonnie Johnson at 607-287-1791 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tri-Valley Colts golf tourney June 16
Colonial Ridge Golf in Laurens will host the Tri-Valley Colts Father's Day Parent-Child Captain-and-Mate at 8 a.m. June 16.
Cost is $50 per 14-and-under team and $60 per 15-and-over team. Prize money, skins, pin shots and a barbecue lunch are included. Greens fees and carts cost extra, but youths ages 12-and-under will play and ride for free.
Eligible pairings are parent/child, grandparent/grandchild; parent in-law/child in-law; and aunt or uncle/nephew or niece.
The event is open to the public with a 100 percent cash payout. For more information or to sign up, call 607-263-5291.
Unadilla MX events continue in June
The 2012 schedule for Unadilla MX in New Berlin includes the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Weekend, which will run Aug. 17-19 at the Unadilla Valley Sports Complex.
A June 17 District 3 MX event will be followed by the ATV MX National Weekend, which is set for July 13-15.
The season will close with the Sept. 15-16 Grand National Cross Country. For more information, visit the website www.unadillamx.com.
Softball tournament set for June 17
The Otego Little League Fields will host a big ball softball tournament on Father's Day, June 17, to benefit the Komenda family.
The tournament will feature youth and adult divisions. Mixed teams (youths and adults) also may enter. Each team should have at least 10 players.
Entry fee is $200 per team. Proceeds will help Trevor Komenda, who was hit by a train Memorial Day Weekend and is recovering at Upstate Hospital in Syracuse, and his family.
Tournament organizers also are accepting donations of food (soda, water, hotdog and hamburger buns, small bags of chips) and items for baskets to raffle off (gift cards, lottery tickets, crafts, etc.).
For more information, email Amber Emerson at email@example.com.
Summer lacrosse begins June 18
Lacrosse Oneonta will begin its 2012 season June 18. The recreational summer lacrosse league will run from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Aug. 15 at Sixth Ward Booster Club Park (across from the Boys and Girls Club). Instructional league play begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by adult competitive play from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Sign-ups are scheduled for 6-8 p.m. June 11 and 13. Players must have a USLacrosse membership, which costs $25-50 and is available online at www.uslacrosse.org. Cost to participate in Lacrosse Oneonta is an additional $45 and includes a reversible jersey.
Each player also must have a stick, a helmet, shoulder pads, arm guards, gloves and a mouthpiece.
For more information, call Bob or Kerry Leary at 607-433-0998 or email Learyrt@delhi.edu or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CSC basketball league starts June 18
The Clark Sports Center is accepting registrations for its Girls and Boys Summer Basketball League.
Players who will be in grades 7-12 next season may participate. Boys will play Mondays and girls will play Wednesdays.
Cost is $250 per team. Registration ends June 1. The league begins June 18.
For more information or to sign up, call Scott Whiteman at 607-547-2800, ext. 109.
Adult summer soccer starts in June
The Latte Lounge Oneonta Adult Summer Soccer League is accepting teams and players for the 2012 season. The league, which will begin play in mid-June and run until early August, is open to high school and college players, coaches and other men and women ages 17 and older.
To enter a team or to be placed on the free-agent list with the hopes of joining a team, call Eric Miller at 607-287-0337 or email him at email@example.com.
For more information, visit the website headwaterssoccer.com.
Hartwick to offer summer camps
Hartwick College will host the following youth sports camps this summer.
Boys Basketball (ages 8-18): Run by men's basketball coach Todd McGuinness from June 24-28. Residents $430; Commuters $330.
Springboard Diving (boys and girls 8-18): 1- and 3-meter diving camp run by men's and women's swimming and diving coach Dale Rothenberger from June 24-29. Residents $555; Commuters $450.
Competitive Swimming I (boys and girls 8-18): Stroke technique camp run by Rothenberger from July 8-14. Residents $555; Commuters $450.
Competitive Swimming II (boys and girls 8-18): Stroke technique, sprint and distance camp run by Rothenberger from July 15-21. Residents $555; Commuters $450.
Competitive Swimming III (boys and girls 8-18): Stroke technique camp run by Rothenberger from July 22-28. Residents $555; Commuters $450.
Soccer I (boys and girls 9-18): Run by men's soccer coach John Scott from July 8-12. Residents $550; Commuters $400.
Soccer II (boys and girls 9-18): Run by Scott from July 14-18. Residents $550; Commuters $400.
Field Hockey (12-18): Run by field hockey coach Anna Meyer from July 22-26. Residents $475; Commuters $375.
For more information, call 607-431-7000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Softball school starts June 25
The 6th Ward All County Softball School will run from 9 a.m.-noon June 25-28 at Field 4 in Neahwa Park. The school is for players ages 9-17 and teaches fundamentals of pitching, hitting, fielding and baserunning.
For more information and an application, call John Speranzi at 607-433-2126.
Summer soccer series starts June 25
The Headwaters Soccer Club is accepting registrations for its summer camps, which will run for the 23rd year this summer.
Seven camps will be held for boys and girls ages 7-17. Team camps are also available.
Cost to attend is $60 per week, which includes a T-shirt and a water bottle for each participant. Area coaches and players will conduct the camps, which run from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Empire Toyota-Wendy's Camp starts the series, from June 25-29 at Otego American Legion Post 1555.
Other camps are the Robinson-Broadhurst Camp at Worcester Central (July 2-6); the Middleburgh Telephone Company Camp at Mine Kill State Park (July 9-13); the Hunter Mountain Camp at Mine Kill State Park (July 16-20); the NYCM Insurance-Chobani Camp at Edmeston Central (July 23-27); the Audi Oneonta-N.Y. Power Authority Camp at Mine Kill State Park (July 30-Aug. 3) and the WELL-Wightman Specialty Woods Camp at Oneonta State (Aug. 6-10).
To receive a camp registration and for information on bus transportation, visit the website headwaterssoccer.com or call the New York Power Authority at 1-800-724-0309.
Summer swim program opens June 25
SUNY Delhi's summer swim program for children and adults begins June 25.
Community lessons will run from 9 a.m.-noon in the Kunsela Hall pool. Classes include American Red Cross Levels I-VI, Basic Water Rescue, infant/toddler/preschoolers program and a Level VI diving class. Swim team practice also is available.
Village/town residents of Delhi, Bovina and Meredith should contact their respective village clerk to register for free enrollment. Proof of residency is required.
Town of Hamden residents should contact their town or village clerk to register for one three-week session, with a cost of $10 per child payable to Hamden Town Clerk. Proof of residency is required.
Those who are not residents of Bovina, Delhi, Hamden or Meredith may participate at a cost of $45 per person for each session.
For more information, call the pool at 607-746-4263.
SUNY Delhi also will host water aerobics classes from 4:15-5:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays during the summer at a cost of $45 per person.
The rest of the summer schedule is as follows: Monday-Friday: Swim practice, noon-1 p.m.; lap swim 1-1:30 p.m.; open swim, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Daily use fee is $3 per child, $4 per senior and $5 per adult. Pool passes are available.
For more information, call John Kolodziej at 607-746-4263 or visit the website www.delhi.edu/athletics/aquatics/.
Wrestling camp starts June 26
Ken Chertow Wrestling's Gold Medal Training Camp System will run from June 26-30 at Oneonta State.
The camp will offer personalized instruction for wrestlers of all ages.
For more information, call 814-466-3466 or email SuperGold@kenchertow.com or email@example.com.
Bowhunter course runs June 27-28
The Davenport Fire Department will host a New York State Bowhunter Education Course from 5:30-9:30 p.m. June 27-28.
Class size is limited to 30 students. To register or for more information, call Gary at 607-432-9266 evenings.
Presbyterian golf tournament July 7
Colonial Ridge Golf in Laurens will host the 12th annual Gilbertsville Presbyterian Church Golf Tournament on July 7.
Tournament registration will run before the 8 a.m. tee time. The captain-and-crew tournament is open to the public.
For more information, call Colonial Ridge at 607-263-5291 or Richard Keene at 607-783-2328.
Basketball in Delhi starts July 7
The Delaware County Community Action Network will hold its annual Bald Eagle basketball skills clinic and tournament from 4-6:30 p.m. Saturdays from July 7-Aug. 11 at Delhi's Clark Court.
Players ages 16 and younger are invited to play. Tournament teams will be selected from the pool of participants.
For more information or to volunteer, call Ben Bray at 607-435-2516 or Will Outsen at 607-746-8070.
O-State basketball camp July 9-13
Oneonta State will host the Red Dragon Basketball Camp from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 9-13.
The camp is for boys and girls ages 6-17. Cost is $155 per camper and includes a T-shirt and a string bag.
For more information, call O-State men's basketball coach Vince Medici at 607-436-3280 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hall's All-Star Gala set for July 10
The National Baseball Hall Fame in Cooperstown will host its annual All-Star Gala on July 10.
The Hall will show live television coverage of Major League Baseball's All-Star Game in the Grandstand Theater at 8 p.m. July 10. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m.
Fans will be treated to hot dogs and ballpark-style snacks, along with a limited-edition, commemorative All-Star Gala button. Scorecards will be distributed to fans, and official All-Star Game programs will be available for purchase.
Tickets are available for museum members and cost $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets may be reserved in advance by calling the museum's membership department at 607-547-0397 or by visiting the Hall.
For more information, visit the website www.baseballhall.org.
Bench to appear at golf classic July 17
National Baseball Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench will be the featured guest for The Business Council of New York State's fifth annual Business Council Member Golf Classic, which is scheduled for July 17 in Cooperstown.
A 14-time All-Star for the Cincinnati Reds, Bench also will join members for a reception and dinner at the Otesaga Resort Hotel. Afterward, he will serve as the keynote speaker at an exclusive reception in the Plaque Gallery of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
For more information, visit the website www.bcnys.org/whatsnew/events/MemberGolfClassic.htm.
Golf tournament July 17 at Stamford
The Sacred Heart/St. Annas Council 1322 of Stamford will host the 10th annual Father Whalen Golf Tournament at 10 a.m. July 14 at the Stamford Golf Club.
The scramble tournament will begin with a shotgun start and feature trophies for the winners, door prizes for all a continental breakfast, lunch, a one-hour open bar and dinner.
Cost is $75 per player and includes a greens fees, cart, a fun bag and golf balls.
Sponsorships are available for carts ($100), tees ($250), driving range ($250) and supreme ($1,500). For more information, call George Bergleitner at 607-652-3311 or Robert Comenzo at 607-278-5387.
Lacrosse camp starts July 25
The High Octane Lacrosse Camp will run July 25-28 at SUNY Delhi's Clark Field House.
SUNY Delhi coach Bob Leary and his staff will run the overnight camp, which is for boys ages 8-18 and costs $375.
For more information, call Leary at 607-746-4610 or email email@example.com.
O-State soccer camp starts July 30
The Oneonta State men's soccer team will host its 37th annual summer soccer camps from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 30-Aug. 3 at the Wright National Soccer Campus in Oneonta.
Head coach Iain Byrne, his staff and players will run the Dragon Camp (ages 6-14) and the Elite Camp (high school players only) for boys and girls.
Cost is $125 per week, with a $10 discount for additional family members. The camps offer free supervision from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. each day.
To receive a brochure or for more information, call Byrne at 607-436-2102 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Soccer club to host camp this summer
The Cooperstown Soccer Club and Challenger Sports will host a British Soccer camp from July 30-Aug. 3 at the Elementary School Fields in Cooperstown.
The camp will run Monday through Friday. Youths will be coached by a member of Challenger's British coaching staff and receive a camp T-shirt, a soccer ball, a soccer poster, an individual skills performance evaluation and free access to an educational soccer website. Youths who sign up at least 45 days before the camp also will receive a British Soccer replica jersey valued at $39.
For more information, visit the website www.challengersports.com.
Chamber golf tourney Aug. 9
The Otsego County Chamber and Country Club Auto Group will host its 26th annual Golf Classic on Aug. 9 at the Oneonta Country Club.
The tournament will be a four-person scramble format.
For more information or to register a team, call Shelly Giangrant at 607-432-4500 or email email@example.com.
Golf tournament set for Aug. 11
The Oneonta Country Club will host the 20th annual Hughson-Benson Associates/Mang Insurance Group Firemen's Invitational Golf Tournament on Aug. 11.
Sponsorship money will be awarded to the winning fire department and cash prizes will be given for the best shots on specific holes.
The tournament, which also features a Chinese auction, will benefit the West Oneonta Fire Department as well.
Advertising in a sponsorship book is available as well. For more information, call 607-432-1310.
Hall to host two races Aug. 11
National Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Lou Brock will host the Cooperstown shrine's BASE Race on Aug. 11.
The Hall and Clark Sports Center will sponsor a 5-kilometer family fun run and a 10K competitive run Aug. 11. The races will serve as a foundation for the national launch weekend of the Hall's BASE initiative, which will introduce the concepts of healthy lifestyle choices to a worldwide audience and educate students about the dangers of performance-enhancing substances. Proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to expand the outreach of the BASE program.
Both BASE races will start and end at the Clark Sports Center. Registration is $25 for adults and $50 for families until July 15. Registration is under way at www.baseballhall.org and www.clarksportscenter.com. Additional details are available online at both sites or by calling the Clark Sports Center at 607-547-2800.
Brock will help open the Hall's BASE exhibit at 9 a.m. Aug. 11, just before the start of races. He also will participate in a moderated Voices of the Game event at 3 p.m. Tickets for the Voices of the Game event cost $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Tickets will be available to museum members starting Monday by calling 607-547-0397. Remaining tickets, if any, will be available to non-members starting Aug. 6.
For more information on BASE, visit the website www.baseballhall.org/base.
Gun shows continue in August
The Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Club will host gun shows on the following dates in 2012.
Aug. 12: The Unadilla Gun Show and Flea Market, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Unadilla Rod & Gun Club (free admission).
Nov. 4: The Oneonta Gun Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Oneonta Holiday Inn.
Tables are available for reservation. For more information, call Sandy Ackerman Klinger at 607-748-1010.