Algonquin Chapter to hold Walk About Town
PLATTSBURGH — On Wednesday, January 8, join the Algonquin Chapter of the ADK for its Wednesday Walk About Town. Meet at 3 p.m. on the steps of City Hall for a walk around a Plattsburgh neighborhood. The leader is Lynn Valenti.
On Saturday, January, 11, the Algonquin Chapter of the ADK is offering a cross-country ski outing at the New Land Trust in Saranac. The leader is Alix Heuston, 561-7660. Call by January 9.
PLATTSBURGH — Lake Champlain Trout Unlimited’s January speaker will be Bill Schoch, DEC Region 5 Fisheries Manager. Schoch will be speaking about new happenings in the fisheries field in Region 5. He is the most knowledgeable individual in the area to talk about fish and habitat in the North Country.
The meeting is at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 14 at the Gander Lodge room in the Gander Mountain store in the North Mall. It’s free and all are welcome.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Plattsburgh State women’s soccer team was on the receiving end of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Silver Team Ethics Award for competing its 2013 season with no red cards and five or fewer yellow cards.
All told, some 254 NCAA men’s and women’s soccer teams were given the Gold, Silver or Bronze versions of the Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award, which recognizes teams that exhibit fair play, sporting behavior and adherence to the laws of the game, as reflected by the number of yellow caution cards or red ejection cards they are shown by referees throughout the season. Plattsburgh State picked up just four yellow cards during its 18-game season. There were 157 teams who earned the Silver Award.
Knights of Columbus to hold free-throw competition
MORRISONVILLE — On January 11 at Morrisonville Elementary School, Knights of Columbus Council 6067 will hold its annual free-throw competition beginning at 6 p.m. Any youth between the ages of 10 and 14 can participate in this free-throw contest. There are separate groups for boys and girls, and each boy or girl will only compete against their own age. Each contestant gets 25 free throws.
Competitors can only complete in one Knights of Columbus Council competition. For further information, contact Roman Miner, at 293-72792.