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May 2, 2013

Sports Briefs

BASE Race is planned

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, along with Cooperstown’s Clark Sports Center, will join forces again in August for the second annual BASE Race, with a new date of Sunday, Aug. 11. The BASE Race in 2012 had more than 300 runners in the Saturday event.

The BASE Race promotes healthy lifestyle choices for individuals of all ages. It includes a family-style 5k and a competitive 10k, with both races starting and ending at Cooperstown’s Clark Sports Center. Race times are 8 a.m. for the 10k and 8:15 a.m. for the 5k.

Also new for 2013, the Hall of Fame and the Clark Sports Center will host a Saturday evening pre-race gathering for runners at the Baseball Hall of Fame, with food, entertainment and baseball telecasts.

Those who pre-register for the event will be able to pick up race materials all day on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. and may join the pre-race festivities at the museum.

Raffles and other prizes will be awarded throughout the event.

Registration is $25 for adults and $50 for families until race day, when registration will be $40 for individuals and $65 for families. Registration can be done at and

Additional details are available by calling the National Baseball Hall of Fame and museum at 547-0397 or the Clark Sports Center at 547-2800.

MCS tournament and barbecue set

The Milford Booster Club and MCS softball team will hold the Milford Softball Tournament and Chicken Barbecue on Saturday.

The game schedule is: 11 a.m. Hunter-Tannersville vs. Milford; 1 p.m. Laurens vs. Roxbury; 3 p.m. consolation game; 5 p.m. championship game.

Chicken dinner sales and pick-up begins at noon. Dinners are $9 each and includes chicken half, two sides, roll, dessert and drink. A chicken half alone costs $5.

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