10 YEARS AGO (2003)
Peru’s Josh McDougal earns All-American honors with his fourth-place finish in the Foot Locker National Cross-Country Championships in San Diego. He covers the 5,000 meters in 15:01.
Beekmantown’s Jason Lapham, wrestling at 135 pounds, wins a record 5th straight Sprig Gardner Tournament title in Merrick, L.I.
Brian Caron scores 14 points while Devin Ray and Donte Ray each contribute 12 as Saranac, trailing by 16 after one quarter, rallies to beat Peru 63-61. Brandon Siskavich leads the Indians with 21.
Krysta Cutting collects 20 points and 16 rebounds in Elizabethtown-Lewis’s 63-34 win over Westport.
Emma Kohr scores 12 and Kate Sheldon, 10, as Keene tops Wells 43-33.
Courtney Coryea just misses a triple double with 12 points, 14 rebounds and 9 blocks in Northeastern Clinton’s 58-40 win over Brushton-Moira. Kari Garrand chips in with 15 points and 8 rebounds while Cortney Poirier leads the Panthers with 11 points.
20 YEARS AGO (1993)
Plattsburgh’s Holli Mulholland, Jen Payton and Autumn Serino of Lake Placid, Malone’s Missy West, Amy Boulerice of NAC, Amy Demers of Chazy, AuSable Valley’s LeeAnn Allen and Pam Dashnaw of Peru earn places on the All-State Team for girls’ soccer.
Plattsburgh State’s Karin Sherman, Sue Kirwin and Laura Ray are chosen for the All-Region Team in soccer.
Peru’s Chris Hartmann scores 43 points in an 80-64 win over Saranac.
Schroon Lake’s Becca Robinson scores 19 points against Crown Point to go over 1,000 points for her basketball career.
Pat Chambers, Sean Nolan, Jason Venne, Seth Charles, Lance Eagle, Jared Facteau and Pat Clancy all record wins as Saranac decisions Mount Anthony 24-20, snapping the Vermonters’ 78-match winning streak.
Peru’s Joe McCloud, 13, and Roger Nutt, 10, of Champlain qualify for the Junior Olympics in cross country.
25 YEARS AGO (1988)
Jeff Jiampetti scores twice and Jeff Gonyo, Russell Holland, Scott Broderick, Mark Duffy and Todd Seymour once each as St. John’s beats Massena for the first time in hockey, 7-6.
Peru seventh-grader Matt Goette wins the 11-12 division in the Kinney National Cross-Country Championships in Reno, Nev.
Tim Salerno sinks 2 free throws with 12 seconds left, giving Moriah a 67-65 victory over Ticonderoga. Frank Gilbo leads the Vikings with 17 points while Mike Vigliotti scores 18 for the Sentinels.
Jon Rushford rips the nets for 39 points in Northern Adirondack’s 69-62 overtime win over Saranac. Mark Kiroy leads the Chiefs with 29.
Paul Leahy is named varsity football coach at Saranac Central, succeeding Paul Vallieres.
30 YEARS AGO (1983)
Phil Verchota scores the game-winner as Team USA beats the Soviets 5-4 in front of 9,110 at the Lake Placid Olympic Center. It is the first meeting between the two hockey powers since the 1980 Miracle on Ice.
MVP Tina Pellerin scores 23 points and grabs 14 rebounds to lead North Country CC to a 63-49 win over host Paul Smith’s College in the tournament final. Darcy Gilbo, Ginger Walters and Julie Perrotte also star for the 6-1 Saints.
Kirk Little scores 4 goals and picks up 2 assists as St. John’s beats Canton 8-2 in its Northern Athletic Conference hockey debut. Scott Miller adds 2 goals and an assist.
Tim Gladd scores 17 points to lead Saranac Lake past Malone 69-52. Ed Paquin leads the Huskies with 14.
Potsdam State’s John Marcotte, a senior fullback from Willsboro, is named to the All-State Div. III team in soccer.
Plattsburgh State’s Donovan Scott is named a Third Team Div. III All-American in soccer.
Sophomore defensive tackle Kevin Quinn, a former St. John’s standout, earns a letter in football at Dartmouth College.
40 YEARS AGO (1973)
Hugh Vanderbeek scores 14 points and Scott Shumway, 12, to lead Northeastern Clinton to a 52-51 win over Milton and the Cougars’ fifth non-league victory over a Vermont school.
George Poissant scores 23 points and Tom Rice, 17, to send Chazy past Willsboro 61-44 in an early-season MVAC showdown. Wally Buck scores 11 and Rick Cross, 10, for the Warriors who lose Mark McKenna to a broken foot.
Mike Jennings and Tom Longshore score goals and Brad Ott turns aside 23 shots to lead Plattsburgh State over St. Michael’s College 2-1 in club hockey before 1,500 at the Field House.
50 YEARS AGO (1963)
Dick Johnson, Herry Locastas, Ralph Gibson, Frank Ashline, Jack Bradrick and Bob Brown lead PHS to a 27-21 upset of Peru in wrestling.
Jack Fitzpatrick nets 17 points while Steve White and Tom Loughan chip in with 15 apiece to lead Plattsburgh State to an 85-75 triumph over favored University of Hartford in the championship game of the Memorial Hall Dedication Tournament.
Arnie Lapierre scores 29 points to lead Chazy past Altona 71-68. Wayne Harvey tallies 14 for Altona.
60 YEARS AGO (1953)
Mineville High School Principal Peter Betrus is elected president of the New York State High School Football Officials Association.
Wayne Benson scores 21 points, Marv Weaver adds 18 and Marv Hendrix, 16, as the Fourth Ward Club defeats the 924th Ordinance Company of Burlington 69-58.
Tony Bridge drops in 29 points to lead Willsboro over Schroon Lake 55-37.
Bob McKinney’s 33-point effort sparks Lyon Mountain to a 73-63 win over Mooers. Dragoon scores 28 in a losing cause.
70 YEARS AGO (1943)
The 6-1 Mineville Red Flame, whose only loss was to St. John’s 13-6, are honored as CVL football champions. Co-captains Joe Vallejo and John Kedmenec, quarterback Bob McClellan and end Martin Chapuk are the only returnees from the 1942 team.
Jim Hughes scores 10 points to lead Chateaugay past PHS 25-15. Dick Golden and Al Flanders net 5 apiece for PHS.
Earl Carpenter hits for 11 points to lead St. John’s over Rouses Point 41-19.A lookback at the names making sports news this week over the past 7 decades.