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July 4, 2013

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CCS to hold July 12 golf tourney

The Cooperstown Central School Athletic Hall of Fame will host a captain-and-crew benefit golf  tournament on July 12 at the Meadow Links Golf Club.

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Cost is $55 per person (limit of 22 foursomes) and does not include cart fees. Carts cost $20.

Sign-ups will be taken until July 8. Checks should be made payable to CCS Athletic Hall of Fame and be mailed to Jack Vineyard, 445 Greenough Rd., Cooperstown, NY 13326.

For more information, call Vineyard at 547-5594 or email

Shoot for a Cure planned

The Cooperstown Sportsmen’s Association will sponsor a weekend of clay target shooting at its club facility. This event will he a fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society. All proceeds generated from the Shoot for a Cure, after expenses, will be donated to the fight against cancer.

The event will be held on Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14.

For those skeet shooters who are current members of the National Skeet Shooter Association and the New York Skeet Shooters Association, there will be the opportunity to shoot for registered targets on Saturday, July 13. Registered shooter registration will start at 1 a.m. for this two gun event; 20 gauge in the morning and 28 gauge in the afternoon. Entry fee of $30 per gun will be charged and all targets will be registered with the NSSA. No prize money will be awarded.

The open Skeet and trap segment will be held on Sunday, July 14, for those sportsmen who are not registered shooters. Skeet will be shot in the morning starting at 9 a.m. and trap will be shot in the afternoon starting at 1 p.m. A fee of $7.50 will be charged for each round of skeet and trap. As in the Saturday shoot, the proceeds, after expenses, will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

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