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January 4, 2014

Sports Shorts: January 4, 2014

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.

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Schoch to speak at Lake Champlain Trout Unlimited

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.

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Cardinals receive Silver NSCAA Team Ethics Award

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.

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Knights of Columbus to hold free-throw competition

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