August 4, 2013

Sports Shorts: August 4, 2013


---- — Peru Baseball Club hosting tourney Aug. 10-11

PERU — The Peru Baseball Club is holding a baseball tournament for U10 and U12 teams on Aug. 10 and Aug. 11 at Lapham’s Mills fields in Peru. This tournament includes skills competitions, a dunking booth, t-shirt sales and a concession stand. Many great prizes will also be available for raffle. Contact Matt Crowley at 335-9186 if you would like to bring your team to the tournament.

Learn to Swim Program starts Sept. 7

PLATTSBURGH — The Department of Sport and Wellness at Plattsburgh State is offering a nine-week Learn to Swim Program on Saturday mornings from Sept. 7 to Nov. 16 (no classes Oct. 12). Cost is $45 per student. Children must be age five or older, comfortable in water and 47 inches tall.

For more information and enrollment forms, visit or email Scott Johnson at

Upcoming ADK events announced

LAKE PLACID — On Aug. 21 the public is invited to join the Algonquin Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club on a family outing at Adirondak Loj. The activities will include swimming, boating and a hike. Stay for the evening Campfire Program. Call leader Lynn Valenti at 562-0553 for details.

On Aug. 24, join the Algonquin Chapter for a moderate day hike up Loon Mountain. Call leader Lynn Valenti at 562-0553.

The chapter picnic will be held Aug. 30 at Cumberland Bay State Park, rain or shine. The picnic will take place in the rec room (the large building above the main entrance to the park) from 5 to 8 p.m. Attendees should bring their own place setting and beverage and a dish or dessert to share. Grills will be available. For more information, call Mark DuBrey at 846-7514.

Beauharnois and Duprey lead weekly Bicycle Time Trials – July 31st

POINT AU ROCHE — Bruce Beauharnois turned in the fastest time at the July 31 bicycle time trials, posting 22 minutes, 29 seconds in the 10-mile event. He was followed by Corey Hamelin, in 23:58 and Jason Amoriell in 24:16. Mary Duprey was the first female overall in 25:00, followed by Lynne Murray (26:04) and Sabine Amoriell (27:12).

The time trials take place on Wednesday nights at the Point au Roche firehouse on the Lakeshore Rd. The event is free and open to all riders — road bikes or mountain bikes. Helmets are mandatory, and all riders must obey the rules of the road. Sign-up starts around 5:30 p.m., with the first rider going out at 6 p.m. There are two courses for riders to choose from: 5 or 10 miles.

10 miles

1, Bruce Beauharnois, 22:29; 2, Corey Hamelin, 23:58; 3, Jason Amoriell, 24:16; 4, Jerry Macner, 24:22; 5, Matthew Speirs, 24:35; 6, Scott Woodward, 24:38; 7, Mary Duprey, 25:00; 8, Ed Armstrong, 25:47; 9, Lynne Murray, 26:04; 10, Henry Buchala, 26:42; 11, Sabine Amoriell, 27:12; 12, Donald Lord, 27:13; 13, Stacey Brooks, 28:26; 14, Bill Blough, 29:23; 15, Martin, 29:52; 16, Ralph Senecal, 30:21; 17, Kenna LaPorte, 30:50; 18, Joseph Gardner, 31:36; 19, John Callaghan, 31:38; 20, Kim Manion, 32:01; 21, Don West, 33:11; 22, Jim/Evan Waldron, 40:12.

8 miles

1, Jean-Pierre Blais, 23:17.

Sign-up openfor North Bowl fall leagues

PLATTSBURGH — Sign-up for fall leagues at North Bowl Lanes is now available. Men’s, women’s, mixed, senior and junior leagues will be offered. Leagues start the week of Labor Day. Call North Bowl Lanes at 561-1690 or John at 534-3713 to sign up.