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March 27, 2012

Flashback: March 27, 2012

(Continued)

30 YEARS AGO (1982)

▶ Lowell University, playing before a highly partisan home crowd of 3,700, defeats Plattsburgh State for the second year in a row in the NCAA Div. II-III Men's Ice Hockey Championship. Chip Grabowski scores the lone goal for the Cardinals in the 6-1 defeat.

▶ Herb Hammond leaves his post as Plattsburgh State men's hockey coach after 2 years to accept the head position at Brown University.

▶ Ricky Cofer defeats Ed Shivokevich 21-8, 21-15 to win the Men's Open in the P-R Racquetball Tournament. Pete McMillan, Gene Verwiebe, Scott Bromberg, Gail Morris, Jackie Wrenn and Barb Culley win their respective classes.

▶ Plattsburgh State junior Paul Glodis, of Flushing, is named to the 10-member New York State Div. III Men's Basketball Team. He led the Cardinals in scoring, averaging 18 points a game, while collecting 218 rebounds. His shooting accuracy from the field was 59 percent.

40 YEARS AGO (1972)

▶ MVP Jim Lacey hits for 39 points to lead The Store Tavern to a 91-89 win over Winooski, Vt. in the championship game of the Crown Point Basketball Tournament. Teammate Bob Barney is named to the second all-tournament team.

▶ Rouses Point's Dave Chevalier, senior captain of the Norwich University swim team, earns his third varsity letter.

▶ The Canadiens overcome Mike Deloria's 3 goals to defeat The Voyageurs 4-3 to win the Broad Street Elmentary Floor Hockey championship. Gordie Little stars in goal for the Canadiens with Steve Longe getting 2 goals. Robbie Williams and Ed Martin also score for the winners.

50 YEARS AGO (1962)

▶ Six-foot-four freshman Mike Stanton of Plattsburgh State finishes 11th nationally in rebounding for small colleges, averaging 17.7 a game. He also averages 10.4 points per game.

▶ Rouses Point's Mike Sweeney and Ron Lysik are expected to be in the starting lineup for St. Michael's College. Sweeney, a shortstop, batted .500 in 1961. Lysik, a sophomore, will be making his varsity debut at first base.

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