10 YEARS AGO (2003)
Clint McCool scores twice to lead Peru to a record-setting 5-0 victory over Saranac Lake in boys’ soccer. The win — the Indians’ 16th overall — establishes a new school record for the sport.
Andrew Cummings runs for 247 yards and 3 touchdowns to spark Seton Catholic to a 19-12 victory over PHS.
Tom Barton leads Tupper Lake, ranked 12th in the state in Class D, to a stunning 27-28 upset of Saranac Lake, ranked third in Class C in boys’ cross country.
Charlie Taylor leads the way as Peru caps an 20-0 season in boys’ cross country with a tiebreaking win over Ticonderoga.
Keene’s Brittany Purdy reaches 100 points for her high-school soccer career, and, in the process, breaks her sister Nichole’s 7-year-old school record for points.
Travis Dragoon of Northeastern Clinton and Saranac Lake’s Lisa Reyell win individual honors in the CVAC cross-country championships.
20 YEARS AGO (1993)
Jeremy Poirier comes in third and Andy Stone delivers through displacement to help the Malone boys wrap up their 16th Northern Athletic Conference cross-country crown in 17 years.
Julie Rock and Kim Swarts lead the way as Peru ends Plattsburgh High’s 10-year reign over CVAC gymnastics.
Sam Godfrey runs for 300 yards in Peru’s 35-7 victory over Ticonderoga to break the CVAC single-season rushing record of 1,497 held by the Indians’ Tony Montemorra. Godfrey is at 1,490.
Canisius College junior Nick Fitzsimmons, a former AuSable Valley standout, finishes third in the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference cross-country championships at Van Cortlandt Park. He covers 5.05 miles in 26 minutes, 32 seconds.
25 YEARS AGO (1988)
Dennis Dwyer scores on a one-yard run in the second quarter to give Saranac Lake a 7-0 win over Peru in a battle of CVAC unbeatens. The game had been postponed two days until Monday because of heavy snow in the Tri-Lakes.
Jeff Mulverhill and Mike Davio lead the Malone boys to the Class A title while Tammy Rule and Kristy Allen spark
AuSable Valley to a second place finish in Class B in the Lake Placid Cross-country Invitational. A 10-inch snowfall at Mt. Hoevenberg greets runners for the prep meet for the state championships.
Carol Deyo scores twice and Tammy Carter, once, giving NAC a 3-0 win over St. John’s and its CVAC Div. II girls’ soccer crown. Michelle Rocheleau scores twice for Peru as the Indians claim the Div. I title with as 2-1 win over PHS.
Chazy sweeps past Elizabethtown-Lewis in the MVAC soccer finals. Chris Keuleman and eight-grader Tim Martin score to lift the boys to a 2-0 win, overcoming the stellar goaltending of Lions keeper Dean Gough. Nicole Lapierre and Keely Dwyer score in overtime to give the Chazy girls a 3-1 triumph.
30 YEARS AGO (1983)
Sophomore Andy Light, the former Beekmantown standout, improves to 3-0 as starting quarterback for St. Lawrence University. He completes 28 of 49 passes for 277 yards since taking the helm in Week 3.
Kirk Little runs for 263 yards and 3 touchdowns and also kicks 3 extra points in St. John’s 21-6 victory over Peru.
Jackie McGorty scores at 3:11 of the fourth quarter to lift Crown Point to a 1-0 victory over Elizabethtown-Lewis in a playoff for the MVAC South girls’ soccer title.
Northeastern Clinton’s Andy Guay and Beekmantown’s Sue Klein repeats as CVAC cross-country champions.
Donna Powers converts a corner kick in the second half, giving AuSable Valley a 1-0 win over St. John’s for the CVAC girls’ soccer title.
Carol Latremore scores one goal and adds 2 assists to lead Chazy to a 3-1 victory over Crown Point for its first MVAC girls’ soccer crown.
Eric Redman and Shawn Worden lead the offense and Wayne Lacy records the shutout as Able Valley (10-1-3) wraps up its first CVAC boys’ soccer title with a 7-0 victory over NCCS.
Margaret Pearl scores the lone goal and Kathy Roach registers the shutout as St. John’s tops NAC 1-0 win the CVAC Div. II girls’ soccer title. Fullbacks Laurie Luck and Theresa Baumgartner also star in the victory.
Peter Hald, John McCabe and Bill Kohen score as Elizabethtown-Lewis captures its 11th MVAC soccer title in 20 years under Coach Don Huntley. Eric Arnold and John Mero score for Willsboro.
40 YEARS AGO (1973)
Crown Point’s Doug Woods (13 goals, 2 assists) and Westport’s Don LaRock (14 goals) tie for Section VII scoring honor in soccer while Tim Drummond of Elizabethtown-Lewis is the top keeper with 48 saves on 50 shots.
Larry Ewald scores 3 touchdowns and Tony Bell, Dave Duprey and Tom Moore also star as Peru wallops PHS 37-7 before 4,000 at the Hornets’ homecoming.
Tim Howley runs for 2 touchdowns to lead MAI past AuSable Valley 16-12.
Wendy Karnow and Julie Palmer pace Westport (6-0-1) past Peru in girls’ soccer.
50 YEARS AGO (1963)
Former Mineville star Gene Thompson, a sophomore at Columbia University, makes his first start a memorable one. He intercepts a pass and rushes for 58 yards in a 3-3 tie with Harvard.
Jim Cleveland and Jim Mihalko each score twice and Bernie Bishchoff once as Plattsburgh State defeats Geneseo for its victory in men’s soccer.
Harry Canning throws 2 TD passes to Dave Sampson and one to Joe Fury and also runs for a score in St. John’s 28-14 triumph over Holy Family.
Willsboro’s Larry Blanchard blocks a penalty shot by Mike Quinn to preserve a 0-0 tie with unbeaten Westport in boys’ soccer.
60 YEARS AGO (1953)
Gerald Pelkey scores 6 points and Robert Chevalier, 3, in Champlain’s 9-4 over Chazy in soccer. Joe Fredette scores twice for Chazy.
Carl Schweikert scores the only goal and 6-foot-3 Ed Copeland stars in goal as Peru tops Mooers 2-1 to win its sixth straight CCIL soccer title.
Fred Horvath, Bob Allen, Mike Beauvais and tackles Phil Dickson and Mal Hackett star in Plattsburgh High’s 21-0 win over St. John’s.
Freshman Lee Kingsbury of Mooers sets a school record record with 4 goals in a game as Plattsburgh State tops Geneseo in men’s soccer.
70 YEARS AGO (1943)
Harold Stokes, Stanley Garrow and Joe Papa lead Plattsburgh High to a 26-8 win over Port Henry. Matagnola passes to Bullock for Port Henry’s score.
Willard Botra of Brasher Falls mistakenly shoots a 550-pound bull elk while hunting in St. Lawrence County. The animal, with a 4-foot antler spread, is turned over over to area charitable institutions for food.