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March 23, 2014

Flashback: March 23, 2014

10 YEARS AGO (2004)

Former Malone standout Kelly Wescott is named to the All-Tournament for the NCAA Div. III Women’s Basketball Final Four. Wescott nets 10 points for the University of Rochester in a 74-63 loss to Wilmington College in the semifinals.

Keene Central freshman Tom Biesemeyer wins the J3 (ages 14-15) Junior Olympic Alpine Ski Championship.

78 paddlers brave the chilly waters of the Saranac River in the 20th Icebreaker Canoe and Kayak Race in Saranac Lake.

Kerri Ireland bowls a 300 game to become the first female to achieve perfection at North Bowl Lanes.

Former Malone star Amber Goppert tallies 15 points and gets 9 assists in helping the University of Richmond beat Florida State 84-77 in the opening round of the NIT women’s basketball tournament. 

20 YEARS AGO (1994)

Sophomore Julie Moore averages 9.0 points and 6.4 rebounds a game for the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. She has 26 points in a win over Towson State.

Junior Kyle Watson leads off with a 1:53.9 800 meters as Villanova’s distance medley team qualifies for the NCAA Div. I Indoor Track & Field Championships with a 9:39.09 time.

Saranac Lake’s Matt Bruce is named Player of the Year and Brushton-Moira’s Gary South Coach of the Year on the Press-Republican’s All-Area boys’ basketball team. Peru’s Chris Hartmann, Nick Tagliarino of PHS, Erik Willette of NCCS and Nate Mosher of Brushton-Moira complete the first team.

Former Seton Catholic standout Jeff Jiampetti caps his hockey career at Union College with 16 goals, 13 assists for 29 points, tieing him for third in scoring for the year.

25 YEARS AGO (1989)

Mike Collin resigns as athletic director of Clinton Community College.

The Champlain Valley Athletic Conference votes 8-3 to recommend to school superintendents that Tupper Lake be accepted as a member for the 1989-90 sports season.

Former area standouts Doug Kimbler, Tom Neale, Dean Rock and Jamie LaBarge figure prominently in the season outlook for The College of Saint Rose baseball team.

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