February 21, 2012

Flashback: Feb. 21, 2012

10 YEARS AGO (2002)

E Jim Shea Jr. captures the gold medal in skeleton at the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, 70 years after his grandfather Jack Shea won gold in speedskating at the 1932 Olympics in Lake Placid.

▶ Tara Osier scores 13 points and Katie Meserve grabs 15 rebounds as Ticonderoga snaps Northeastern Clinton's 14-game winning streak with a 56-44 victory. Abby Lambert leads the Cougars with 14.

▶ Jamie Breyette scores 2:43 into the game and Joe Steadman makes it stand up with 27 saves as PHS edges Saranac Lake 1-0 for the Section VII Div. II hockey title.

▶ Steve Marsh, Brad Malark, Dave Poirier and Troy Rabideau record pins to lead Northern Adirondack to the Section VII wrestling championship.

20 YEARS AGO (1992)

▶ Fred Hughes scores 24 points, including the game-winner with 10 seconds to play, as Malone knocks off state-ranked Ogdensburg 84-83. Joe Rockhill chips in with 22 points.

▶ Junior Alicia LaValley scores 23 points to go over 1,000 for her career in leading Plattsburgh State to a 60-47 triumph over Brockport. Kim Ferris contributes 18 points and Michelle Bushaw, 7.

▶ Ryan Miller scores 3:41 into overtime to give PHS a 4-3 win and its first playoff victory over Ogdensburg in 5 tries.

▶ Brad Vassar's putback with one second left gives Northern Adirondack a 43-42 win over Saranac.

▶ Snowmobile racing's Herman Gehrke goes out on top, retiring after winning his third world championship in Wisconsin.

▶ Julie Moore scores 22 points and blocks 5 shots while Rebecca Dayton stars on defense as Westport downs Tupper Lake 65-31 for its fourth straight Section VII Class D title.

▶ Crystal Gonyo nets 12 points and Northeastern Clinton, atoning for 3 earlier losses to the Chiefs, defeats Saranac 41-39 in the Class C final.

▶ Suzy Paiser pours in 24 points and Katie Zeglis adds 16 as Seton Catholic claims its third straight Class B banner with a 70-51 win over Beekmantown. Suzanne Frenyea puts up 17 points and 18 rebounds in a losing cause.

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