Cycling event Sunday in Margaretville
The Tour de Pepacton, a cycling event to benefit Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, will begin at 9 a.m. Sunday at the Margaretville Village Pavilion.
Cyclists may ride 25 or 60 miles around the reservoir. Cost is $25 in advance or $30 on race day. To register, visit the website usacycling.com.
The Float Yer Boat Fun 5K Walk/Run will follow at 10 a.m. Cost is $10. To register, call John Riedl at 607-588-7711 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unatego to host 3-on-3 basketball tournament
The Unatego Booster Club will host its first Ballin for Boosters Basketball Tournament on June 2.
The event is for boys and girls ages 11-18 (no mixed teams) and is intended to raise money for the Unatego Booster Club.
Cost is $30 for ages 11-12 and $45 for ages 13-15 and 16-18. Preregistration cost for ages 13-18 is $40.
Registration starts at noon for ages 11-15, with ages 16-18 to follow from 12:45-1:30 p.m.
The event also will feature shooting contests from three-point range and the foul line.
The concession stand will be open from noon-5 p.m.
For more information, call Bernadine Komenda at 607-829-2915 or Kimberly Hendrick at 607-432-1058.
Oneonta High sports awards evening June 6
Oneonta High will host its 66th annual Varsity 'O' Athletic Awards Evening at 7 p.m. June 6 at the high school cafeteria.
All varsity teams will be recognized during the event, which is open to all OHS athletes and their families.
Male and Female Athletes of the Year will be announced, along with winners of the Anthony C. Drago, Herb Burchell, Carl J. Delberta (male and female), E.C. Dutch Damaschke, Service and Athletics, and Cathy Lynch Patron to Athletics awards.
A dessert buffet will follow in the cafeteria.
Outlaws seeking host families for 2012 season
The Oneonta Outlaws are seeking host families for the 2012 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League season, which begins June 7 and runs through August.
The Outlaws will have 30 college players from across the country on their roster for the wood-bat summer league. The Outlaws are looking to place each of roster member with host families, who open their homes to players for the season.
Host families will receive season tickets for home games at Damaschke Field, a stipend from the player(s), invitations to the "Meet n' Greet" party and Host Family Recognition Night, credit for food and/or souvenirs at Damaschke Field, and free admission to all youth clinics and camps.
To volunteer or for more information, call Outlaws President of Operations Steve Pindar at 607-432-6326 (work) or 607-437-8779 (cell), or email him at email@example.com.
Racing legends to appear at Unadilla
Fifteen racing legends have committed to appear at Unadilla MX in New Berlin during its MX Rewind, which will run June 1-3.
Larry Maiers, who called all the races at Unadilla in the 1970s and 80s, will serve as master of ceremonies.
Among the featured riders are Brad Lackey, the first American to win a World Motocross Championship, and Danny LaPorte, who became the second American to win a World Championship.
Gunnar Lindstrom, Barry Higgins, Gary Jones, Mark Barnett, Mike Bell, Tony D, Donnie Hansen, Mickey Kessler, Gary Semics, Marty Smith and Jimmy Weinert also have committed, along with Jeff Stanton and Ron Lechien.
Rounding out the list is film producer Todd Huffman, who continues to make contributions to the preservation of MX racing history through his documentary series, The Motocross Files.
Unadilla's special guests will attend all three days and will be available for various meet-and-greet opportunities, a Saturday and Sunday vintage and post-vintage champions race, racer awards ceremonies, and a Saturday night Dinner of Champions.
Information on advance sale tickets and camping passes is available at the website www.unadillamx.com/rewind.
Covered Bridge Run set for June 2
The 17th Delhi Covered Bridge Run is scheduled for June 2 and will be held in conjunction with Delhi's second annual Health Festival.
The event features a 10-kilometer run, a 5K run and a 5K health walk.
Long-sleeved T-shirts are guaranteed to the first 200 race participants and prizes will be awarded to the top finishers in each category.
Cost is $20 for those who sign-up online or $25 at the race. Proceeds will go toward college scholarships for two local Delaware County graduating seniors whose lives were impacted by athletics. In addition, a donation will be made to the Delhi Pool.
Online entry forms are available at the Cardio Club website, www.thecardioclub.com.
For more information, email The Greater Delhi Area Chamber of Commerce at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Amy Beveridge at 607-278-5461.
Women's handgun course June 9
The Oneonta Sportsmen's Club will host Women on Target, an introduction to the handgun shooting sport, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. June 9 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.
Golf tournament June 9 at Afton GC
The Cullman Child Development Center in Sidney will host the 13th annual Cullman Golf Challenge at 8 a.m. June 9 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
Fall soccer registration under way
Registration forms for the Oneonta Youth Soccer Association's Fall Recreational Program are being distributed throughout the elementary schools in the Oneonta City School District.
The forms are also available at Sport Tech in Oneonta.
For more information, call Geoff Davis at 607-432-7485 or email email@example.com.