Tim Miller won the Men’s Club Championship Scratch Division at the Oneonta Country Club today, and Dick Miller, right, took top honors in the Men’s Club Champion Net Division, according to Derek Walbridge, assistant pro. Click on links below for complete results.
Sergio Arias of Lompoc, Calif., smiles with surprise a few minutes ago as Hall of Fame Chairman Jane Forbes Clark advises him he is the 17 millionth fan to pass through the turnstile at 25 Main St. At right, Arias, wife Amber, and children Gabi, 11, Noah, 9, and Aubrey, 6 pose with Miss Clark for the official portrait. She then presented the honoree with a lifetime Hall of Fame membership and other gifts. Arias – he is a Yankee fan; his son a Dodger fan – is visiting Cooperstown for the first time. The Hall has been open since 1939; lately, a million fans visit Baseball’s Mecca every three years. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Search For Successor To Begin In Fall
COOPERSTOWN – Donna Lucy, who recently engaged to marry, has resigned as Cooperstown High School principal in a reorganization announced today by the school district.
“As many of you know I became engaged earlier this year. As a result my family and I will be relocating in July 2018,” Lucy said. “I am super excited for my next chapter and I leave knowing that there are other authentic champions for children in the world.”
COOPERSTOWN – Janet O. White, 77, of Cooperstown, helpmate to her husband, Dick, during the many years he coached the CCS varsity basketball team, died following a brief illness Monday night, June 4, 2018, at Albany Medical Center.
She was born Janet Linquist Owens on Sept. 1, 1940, in Plainfield, N.J., a daughter of E. Alder and Dorothy (Conway) Owens.
COOPERSTOWN – With new surround sound, a state-of-the-art projector and a brand-new film, the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Grandstand Theater is set for re-opening this weekend as part of the museum’s annual Classic Weekend.
“Baseball fans come to the Hall of Fame looking for that ‘wow’ moment, and the new “Generations of the Game” introductory film, shown in the beautifully renovated and state-of-the-art Grandstand Theater, sets the stage and delivers an emotional foundation for a memorable Museum experience,” said Jeff Idelson, Hall of Fame president.
Dan Wyant, Danny Lapin, Sara Joyner, Joe Vallette, Monika Vallette, Denny Allen, Treei Youngs, Amanda Brandas, Melissa Moore, Nicole Rothernberger, Jenni Critti-LeBeau, Lindsey Rumenapp, Patrice Doxtader, Dylan Wright and Phuong Nguyen prepare to cut the ribbon at the grand opening of Primal Revolution Fitness this morning at 144 Roundhouse Road in Oneonta. “We have workouts that are scalable for every fitness level. We have triatheletes and beginners in their 60’s!” said Monika Vallette, who co-ownes the gym with Amanda Brandas and Nicole Rothenberger. “We want to help make everyone into happier, healthier versions of themselves through Crossfit.” said Brandas, “There is a real community aspect here. Everyone is supportive and pushes each other.” Rothenberger added “We start and finish the workout together. That way no one is left behind. That just started happening, it comes with the camaraderie.” At right, Jeff Joyner, President of Fox Hospital, gets into his routine climbing the rope. The gym, which opened in the beginning of March, already has plans to expand to accommodate a larger workout rig and more floor space for their growing membership. The gym is open 5am-9pm.
BIG JOB, Little Players
The littlest team, Coach Matt Hazzard’s Price Chopper, got a big job this morning, carrying the lead banner in the Little League Parade into the CYB Field in Hartwick hamlet. It took a little while to get the hang of it, but the players then successful led their fellow athletes into the season. From right are Lily Vilacky, brothers Connor and Landon Van Buren, Paxton Hazzard, Graham Schiellack, Joe Conti and Carter Coleman. At the field, players sang the National Anthem and former coach Dave Pearlman, left, threw in the first pitch. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Oneonta’s Michael Roda
Wins The SADD Run
Runners take off up East Street in Oneonta this morning as the start annual SADD Run 5K. Mike Roda, Oneonta, in blue, finished in first place with a time of 16:33. Behind him are Alexander Kahl, Jon Hendley, Tom Slicer, Scott Hornung, Michael Hamilton, Paul Zimmer, Gavin Fetterman and Jeffrey Bullis. At right is Suzanne Swantak-Furman, first woman to cross the finish line with a time of 25:24. The race was proceeded by a information fair in the gymnasium of the Oneonta High School where many local organizations were tabling. Afterwards, runners enjoyed Chobani yogurt and bagels provided by Hannaford. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)