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February 28, 2013

Sports briefs



Games will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9, in the Anton Remy Jr. Gymnasium at Milford Central School.

The tournament is double elimination. All teams must register with three players. There is a maximum of four players per team. Each team must submit an entry form before March 1 for early registration.

Player waiver forms must be completed by each player. If a player is 17 years old or younger, a waiver must be signed by a parent or guardian and submitted the day of the tournament.

Cost is $10 per player, with forms and waivers due the day of the tournament. Payment by cash or check will be accepted the day of the tournament. Checks can be made out to the Milford Education Foundation. Registration for the tournament will close at 12:30 p.m. March 9.

Entry forms and player waivers are available at the Milford Central School Main Office, MCS’ website,, or MEF’s website, or by emailing the Milford Education Foundation at Call Gwen Mertz at 286-7212 or Deirdre Yerdon at 286-3349 for more information.

Co-ed Division Brackets are fifth and sixth grades, seventh-to-ninth grades, 10th-to-12th grades; and adults. Skilled players may play up to the next level, but higher-grade levels may not play down. There must be at least one player of each gender on teams.

Entry forms can sent via mail to MEF March Madness 3 on 3, Milford Central School, P.O. Box 324, Milford, NY 13807; faxed to Milford Central School, at 286-7879. Attn. Deirdre Yerdon or Jen Griffiths or emailed to Deirdre Yerdon at


Hall of Fame Classic

tickets on sale

Game-and-museum ticket packages are available for the first time during the fifth annual Hall of Fame Classic Weekend, to be held May 24-26.

The legends of the game will return to baseball’s hometown for the Hall of Fame Classic, which moves to a new date — the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will host the annual Hall of Fame Classic Weekend with the participation of six Hall of Fame members at Doubleday Field.

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