October 27, 2012

Sports Shorts: October 27, 2012


---- — Open Family Swim night announced

PLATTSBURGH — The Town of Plattsburgh Recreation Department will begin sponsoring an Open Family Swim night at the Wellness Center at PARC.

The program begins on Nov. 2 and will continue every Friday from 7-p p.m. through March. These sessions are not only for children, but are open to all ages not in diapers.

There will be a charge of $2 per person for all participants and children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Lifeguards will be on duty at all times.

Participants have use of the locker rooms, but everyone using the facility is responsible for bringing their own towel and it is recommended that water shoes be worn.

For more information, call 562-6860 between 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday or visit

Holdridge grabs

second TD of season

PRINCETON, N.J. — Former Peru Indian Michael Holdridge caught his second touchdown of the season in Franklin Pierce University’s 21-14 victory over Princeton University.


fun run

location changed

PLATTSBURGH — The location of the Clinton county Youth Bureau and Town of Plattsburgh Recreation Department’s Trick-or-Trot Halloween fun run has changed.

The event will be held at the City of Plattsburgh Gym Complex on the U.S. Oval. The runs are for youth ages 4-13 and their families. Registration for the runs will begin at 4:30 p.m. and runs will begin at 4:45 p.m.

After the runs, participants are invited to stay for Halloween themed healthy snacks, drinks and games provided by area agencies. Participants are invited to wear their Halloween costumes and all activities are free.

For further information, call Clinton County Youth Bureau at 565-4750.

NCCS athletic

ceremony Nov. 5

CHAMPLAIN — The Northeastern Clinton Central School fall athletic award ceremony will be held Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

All JV and varsity athletes that participated on a fall athletic team are to attend this ceremony. Athletes need to dress appropriately for the ceremony.

Stick ‘n’ puck,

public skating

set for Sunday

PLATTSBURGH — The Ameri-Can North Sports Center will hold stick ‘n’ puck on Sunday from 12:30-1:45 pm.

Public skating will take place from 4-5:30 pm.


Chapter of Adk

announces events

PLATTSBURGH — The public is invited to join the Algonquin Chapter of Adirondack Mountain Club at their monthly program and meeting Nov. 2. Both the program and meeting take place in the second floor auditorium of the Old Clinton County Courthouse and are free to the public.

The program, which begins at 7 p.m., will feature a photographic journey and PowerPoint entitled ‘Adventures in Costa Rica’ presented by Bunny and Bob Adler. The meeting follows the program at 7:45 p.m.

On Nov. 3, there will be a visit to the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge in Wilmington where the refuge’s mission to rehabilitate injured wildlife and take a ‘wolf walk’ will take place. This is a family outing with no fee, but donations to the refuge are appreciated.

Call Alix Heuston at 561-7660 by Nov. 1 if attending.