Final track meet at O-State tonight
The Oneonta State athletic department will host its final Twilight Track & Field meet at 7 p.m. today. The meet is free.
Events include the 50-meter dash, the 100, the 200, the 400, the 800, the mile, the 3,000 and the high jump (if facilities are available).
Delhi Pee Wee signups Wednesday
Signups for the Delhi Pee Wee Football season will run from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Clark Companies main office on Route 10.
Entry fee is $25 and is due at signups. All players must be at least age 8 as of Dec. 1, 2012, and cannot be age 13 as of Sept. 1, 2012.
For more information, call Chris Maney after 5 p.m. at 607-746-2964.
Oneonta football camp starts Wednesday
Oneonta City School District students in grades 7-12 are invited to attend the 2012 Oneonta Yellow Jacket Football Camp from 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and Aug. 6-7.
The camp is run by the OHS football coaches, OHS alumni who have gone to play college football and area coaches.
The non-contact camp will be held at OHS' Lloyd Baker Field and costs $15 per athlete, which includes a T-shirt, drinks, and a barbecue lunch on the final day.
Campers are urged to bring spikes.
For more information, call Dave Bishop at 607-435-2245.
Gilbert Lake Swim set for Saturday
The Oneonta Family YMCA will host the fourth annual Gilbert Lake Swim on Saturday. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.
Participants may swim a half-mile, one mile or two miles. For more information, visit the YMCA on Ford Ave. or call 607-432-0010.
Basketball clinic to run Saturday
The Clark Sports Center will host a basketball clinic from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday for students entering grades 2-8 this fall.
Cost is $15 for CSC members and $30 for non-members. Veteran high school coach Charlie Hage will run the clinic with the help of CSC counselors, college and high school players.
For more information or to sign up, visit the front desk of the CSC, call Scott Whiteman at 607-547-2800, ext. 109, or visit clarksportscenter.com online.
Tennis tournament opens Monday
The 33rd annual Volkswagen Open Tennis Tournament runs Monday through Aug. 10 at the George R. Waddington Tennis Courts in Oneonta's Wilber Park.
The single-elimination tournament will feature play in men's singles and doubles, women's singles and doubles, and mixed doubles.
Entry forms are available online at oneonta.ny.us/recreation and at the Brenner Recreation Building in Neahwa Park.
Tournament registration fee is $10 and covers entry in all eligible divisions. Entry deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday.
Entries must be accompanied with payment (check or money order only) made out to the City of Oneonta.
For more information, call the Recreation Office at 607-432-0680.
Last soccer series camp starts Monday
The Headwaters Soccer Club will host the final camp of its summer series _ the WELL-Wightman Specialty Woods Camp at Oneonta State _ this Monday through Aug. 10.
The camp is for boys and girls ages 7-17 and costs $60, which includes a T-shirt and a water bottle for each participant.
Area coaches and players will conduct the camp, which runs from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. each day.
For more information, visit headwaterssoccer.com online or call the New York Power Authority at 1-800-724-0309.
Hunter education course begins Monday
The Davenport Fire Department will host a three-day New York State Hunter Education Course from 5:30-9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8 and Aug. 9.
The class is limited to 30 students. To register, call Losie's Gun Shop at 607-432-6452.
Otsego 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Delhi basketball continues on Saturdays
The Delaware County Community Action Network will continue its annual Bald Eagle basketball skills clinic and tournament from 4-6:30 p.m. Saturdays through 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.
Oneonta fishing derby set for Aug. 11
The Susquehanna Bass Association will host the City of Oneonta's 55th annual Fishing Derby for youths ages 5-15 at 4 p.m. Aug. 11 at Hodges Pond in Neahwa Park.
Participants must have their own poles, bait/lures and clean buckets to carry their catches during the free catch-and-release competition.
Parents/guardians must complete a registration/release form for youths who wish to fish and may pre-register at the recreation office by Hodges Pond during regular business hours.
Event-day registration will begin at 3 p.m. The derby, which will last an hour, will follow.
Trophies will be awarded to winners and all participants will be recognized.
For more information, call the recreation office at 607-432-0680.
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's BASE Race set for 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 baseballhall.org and 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 baseballhall.org/base.
Ouleout to host golf event Aug. 11
The Headwaters Charity Golf Tournament will start at 1 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Ouleout Creek Golf Course.
Cost is $50 per player and includes greens fees, cart, gift and buffet. Prizes will be awarded to teams that place first, second and third.
The club also is accepting hole sponsors, raffle-prize donations and monetary donations. All proceeds benefit the Headwaters Soccer Camp Series.
For more information, email Bonnie Johnson at email@example.com.
New Lisbon to host cycling event
The Upper Susquehanna Pedalers and Paddlers will co-host the Butternut Valley Time Trial on Aug. 11 in New Lisbon.
Online registration at bikereg.com/Net/16772 closes at 6 p.m. Aug. 9. Raceday registration will not be accepted. Sign-ins and number pick-ups will start around noon Aug. 11.
The race begins and ends at 3537 State Highway 51. A route profile is available online at ridewithgps.com/routes/120408.
Riders must be USA Cycling members to participate. One-day licenses may be purchased for $10 apiece.
For more information, call 607-437-2545 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Polar Bear 5K slated for Aug. 18
The Goodyear Lake Polar Bear 5K Walk/Run will begin at 10:15 a.m. Aug. 18 on Krol Field in Milford.
Registration runs from 8:30-10 a.m. Aug. 18. Entry fee is $20. Proceeds benefit the Goodyear Lake Polar Bear Jump. For more information or to pre-register, call Melissa Holliday at 607-434-5037 or email email@example.com.
Oneonta Little League bus trip Aug. 25
Oneonta Little League is offering a bus trip to Citi Field in New York on Aug. 25, when the Mets host the Houston Astros.
Tickets cost $65 per person and include admission to the game and bus transportation to and from the stadium by Eastern Travel. Alcohol is prohibited.
Checks should be made payable to Oneonta Little League and mailed to 120 Park Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820. For more information, email Terry Zimmer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oneonta youth football signups Aug. 27
Oneonta Youth Football signups, check-in and equipment distribution for all players will be held Aug. 27 at the Sixth Ward Booster Club playground. Signups and check-in for players ages 8-9 run from 5:15-6:15 p.m., followed by ages 10-12 from 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Players must be age 8 by Dec. 1, 2012, and cannot turn 13 before Sept. 1, 2012. Birth certificates and a $25 insurance fee are due at signups. For more information, call Jason Neer at 607-433-0840.
Golf tournament set for Aug. 29
Otsego and Delaware County Retired Teachers' Associations will host the third annual Not Going Back-to-School Golf Tournament on Aug. 29 at Colonial Ridge Golf in Laurens.
All retired educators, school staff and their friends are invited to play in the captain-and-crew tournament, which opens with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m.
Cost is $37 and includes 18 holes, a cart, prizes and lunch. Colonial Ridge members will pay $27. Lunch only costs $13.
For information or to register, call Rebeca Byam at 607-432-3509 or e-mail email@example.com.