August 20, 2010


Skating to start up at sports complex

The J.M. McDonald Sports Complex in Cortland will kick off its ice skating season on Monday, Aug. 30. Families can take advantage of several activities and programs before children head back to school.
Those programs are:
McDonald Hockey School: Current youth hockey players can get exceptional instruction from Cortland-Homer Golden Eagles varsity coaches Don Armstrong and Mike Whitaker. Players will get almost 15 hours of quality ice time throughout this week long camp. Harold White, the Fitness Gap Owner, will conduct dry-land training for four days during this camp. All campers get a t-shirt for their participation. There is a fee and campers can sign up on the McDonald Complex website at:
Summer Skate: Dust off your ice skates and come cool off with some public skating the week of Aug. 30. Special one-hour sessions are offered for a small fee per person per session, with skate rentals also available.
Rock ‘n Skate: The Rock ‘n Skate for families and teens will be held Friday evenings when skating resumes. Everyone who attends will be eligible for door prizes that will be given out at each session this season. The opener is Sept. 3 from 7:30-9 p.m.
Skate ‘n Shoot: Hockey players had the chance for practice during the month of September, as the Skate ‘n Shoot sessions are designated for youth hockey players.
Adult/College Skate ‘n Shoot. This is offered to keep younger hockey players safe and give as many people a chance to play as possible. Check the McDonald Complex master schedule for dates and times.
The facility’s master schedule can be viewed on the home page of our website at: Click on “SCHEDULE BY VENUE” to see the complete venue schedule, including public skating, private rentals and open times available for sale.

CHS On Time Warner Slate
SYRACUSE — Cortland High will be featured on opening night when Time Warner Cable Sports begins its exclusive live coverage of local high school football this fall.
The season kicks off with a National Football Foundation doubleheader Friday, Sept. 3, from Syracuse University’s Carrier Dome. East Syracuse-Minoa battles Camden at 6 p.m. followed by Watertown taking on CHS around 8:30 p.m.
“Once again this year, Time Warner Cable Sports is ready to provide, exclusively to our customers, the absolute best in live high school football,” said Time Warner Cable Sports Director Doug Logan. “The quality of scholastic football played in Central New York is second to none.”
The schedule continues every Friday night throughout the season and concludes with Section 3 and New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship games.
All games will also be streamed live to TWC Road Runner customers, replayed on TWCS and TWCS2 (Channel 1026) and will be available on TWCS Video On Demand (Channel 577).
Toyota is the presenting sponsor of high school football on Time Warner Cable Sports.


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