March 17, 2013

Flashback: March 17, 2013

10 YEARS AG0 (2003)

Moriah places first in stunt group at the Cheerleading National Championships with a team of Kimberly Sprague, Jessica Simpson, Kimberly Harvish and Miranda Ashline.

Former Malone standout Amber Goppert, averaging 12.3 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.02 steals a game, reaches 1,000 points for her basketball career at the University of Richmond.

Bode Miller and Julia Mancuso each claim 2 gold medals in the U.S. Alpine Skiing Championships at Whiteface Mountain.

Plattsburgh State’s Brendon Hodge and Peter Ollari earn All-America honors in hockey.

Saranac Lake’s Andrea Kilbourne, a senior forward for Princeton University, is named to the All-Ivy and All-ECAC teams in hockey.

Tiara Garrow, Micaela Crowningshield and Beth LeClair lead the PYH Under 15 girls hockey team to a state Tier II championship.

20 YEARS AG0 (1993)

Beekmantown’s Suzanne Frenyea, averaging 27.8 points per game, is named the area’s most valuable player in girls’ basketball.

Wisconsin-River Falls dethrones reigning NCAA Div. III ice-hockey champ Plattsburgh State with a 4-2 victory in the semifinals in St. Paul, Minn.

Bruce Stevens retires after seven years as girls’ varsity basketball coach at Mount Assumption and Seton Catholic. He leaves with a 109-35 record, four division titles, three Section VII banners and three North Country Regional crowns.

25 YEARS AG0 (1988)

MVP Keith Cieplicki pours in 44 points to lead The Ponderosa to its fourth straight PBA Basketball Tournament title with a 133-130 victory over Pizza Hut. Jeff Brown chips in with 26 points and Mike Deane adds 25. John Schweitz leads Pizza Hut with 48 points while Holman Harley hits for 44.

Saranac Lake’s Bernie Robinson, age 69, becomes the oldest player to win the Northern New York 8-Ball Pool Championship.

The Villa Vespa-Howard Johnson’s ski team wins the Coors Challenge Series at Whiteface with a team of Mike Butler, Clarke Colon, Kim Vespa and Wayne Feinberg.

30 YEARS AG0 (1983)

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