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Kiwanis kicks off another season of baseball

Fulton City School District Superintendent William Lynch is pictured during the Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Opening Day Ceremony July 2. The season has been dedicated to the late Margaret Beckwith, a long-time leader with the Fulton Booster Club who died in January. Lynch told those at the gathering about the impact Beckwith had on the Fulton Booster Club.
Fulton City School District Superintendent William Lynch is pictured during the Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Opening Day Ceremony July 2. The season has been dedicated to the late Margaret Beckwith, a long-time leader with the Fulton Booster Club who died in January. Lynch told those at the gathering about the impact Beckwith had on the Fulton Booster Club.
Fulton Mayor Ronald Woodward Sr. gives his remarks during the opening ceremonies. He also talked about Margaret Beckwith and formally dedicated the Kiwanis season to her.
Fulton Mayor Ronald Woodward Sr. gives his remarks during the opening ceremonies. He also talked about Margaret Beckwith and formally dedicated the Kiwanis season to her.
vocalists Betsy and Charles Copps of Fulton are pictured performing the National Anthem during the Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Opening Day Ceremony July 2 at Kiwanis Kidhaven in Fulton.
vocalists Betsy and Charles Copps of Fulton are pictured performing the National Anthem during the Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Opening Day Ceremony July 2 at Kiwanis Kidhaven in Fulton.

This is the 83rd season for Kiwanis baseball in Fulton. The 2014 Kiwanis baseball season continues through the end of the week of Aug. 4. There are five different leagues.

The T-Ball League (eligible to boys and girls ages 4-6), the Grasshopper Minor League (Coaches and Umpires pitch in this league which is eligible to boys ages 7-9) and the Grasshopper Major League (eligible for boys ages 10-12).

Girls softball will have two leagues. In the Minors, coaches and umpires pitch in this league to girls ages 7-9. Girls ages 10-12 are eligible to participate in the Major League.

Photos by Rob Tetro

Birdlebough athletes recognized at special banquet

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

The Phoenix Central School District, in conjunction with the Phoenix Firebirds Sports Booster Club, honored athletes from the John C. Birdlebough Class of 2014 at the annual Senior Athlete Recognition Banquet.  Continue reading

Paninski honored for archery skills

Assemblyman Will Barclay, R-Pulaski, recently honored Altmar-Parish Williamstown High School’s Jarid Paninski for capturing first place in the New York State National Archery in the Schools Program competition. Barclay is pictured above presenting Paninski with an Assembly resolution. This spring, the state Assembly recognized Paninski for capturing the title in archery. The National Archery in the Schools Program is a cooperative effort between conservation agencies, school systems and private organizations to bring the sport to students across the state. It’s designed to encourage and improve participation in outdoor-type activities among students of all abilities. The state Senate, at the request of Sen. Patty Ritchie, also passed a resolution honoring Paninski. Pictured above are APW Archery Club Adviser George Parker, then-APW High School Principal Jamie Coppola, Paninski, Barclay, and then-APW District Superintendent Gerry Hudson.
Assemblyman Will Barclay, R-Pulaski, recently honored Altmar-Parish Williamstown High School’s Jarid Paninski for capturing first place in the New York State National Archery in the Schools Program competition. Barclay is pictured above presenting Paninski with an Assembly resolution. This spring, the state Assembly recognized Paninski for capturing the title in archery. The National Archery in the Schools Program is a cooperative effort between conservation agencies, school systems and private organizations to bring the sport to students across the state. It’s designed to encourage and improve participation in outdoor-type activities among students of all abilities. The state Senate, at the request of Sen. Patty Ritchie, also passed a resolution honoring Paninski. Pictured above are APW Archery Club Adviser George Parker, then-APW High School Principal Jamie Coppola, Paninski, Barclay, and then-APW District Superintendent Gerry Hudson.