August 8, 2012

Flashback: August 8, 2012


---- — 10 YEARS AGO (2002)

Cory Lawyer runs for 105 yards and one touchdown and Chris Trombley passes for one score and runs for another as the Lake City Stars snap an 11-game losing streak with a 24-15 win over the Schenectady Magic.

Marie Kingsbury, Angie Barber and Kaila Spooner score goals to lead the City Kickers to a 3-1 upset of previously unbeaten Lady Giroux’s in women’s soccer.

Andrew Castine scores 26 points, Steve Yaeger adds 25, Chris Dubay chips in with 22 and Craig Castine contributes 20 as the Diamond Dolls defeat Wyeth Labs to complete an undefeated season in the Peabody’s Men’s Summer Basketball League.

Canadian Heather Fuhr wins the Lake Placid Ironman Triathlon for the third time in four years.

Mike Howard pitches a one-hitter while Joe Kowalowski, Kyle Stark and Brandon Brown collect 2 hits apiece to lead The Elks Club to a 12-2 win and a sweep of their City Babe Ruth championship series with The Moose Club.

20 YEARS AGO (1992)

Saranac wrestling standouts Pat Clancy, 14, and Seth Charles , 15, leave for Kiev, The Ukraine for 10 days of training and competition.

Lake Placid’s Carrie Grady and Chestertown’s Tim Casabone win the premier divisions of the Saranac Lake Water Ski Championships.

David Gorman sails his Mohawk Warrior to victory in the 15th Mayor’s Cup Regatta.

Sara Facteau captures scholastic women’s 1,500-meter run at the Empire State Games with a time of 4:45.77.

Kyle Watson and Patty McCormick show the way in the 16th Bud Run.

25 YEARS AGO (1987)

Scootalong, with Malone’s William Delarm in the sulky, paces the mile in 2:05.1 to equal the Clinton County Fair track record for pacers set by Kellie Robin and Irving Mauran of Westport in 1981.

Stan Loya is named most valuable player of the New York State Class B Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament after pitching Heflin’s Builders of Ballston Spa to the title.

City Korina takes second and Ormby’s Sports World, third, in the New York State Women’s Class B Slo-Pitch Softball championships. Rigsbee’s Auction places third in the men’s Class C tournament.

Steve Parrish hits 3 home runs in the Plattsburgh Cardinals’ 12-3 win over the Lyon Mountain Miners.

Mike Cleveland scores 2 goals and adds an assist to lead the Adirondack Region to a 4-2 upset of 5-time defending champion Western in Empire State Games men’s scholastic hockey.

Cindy Baker wins her fifth Press-Republican North Country Singles Tennis Tournament title while former junior champion Wayne Guay captures the men’s crown.

Chad Owen, Tom Maston and Mike Boule combine for 13 strikeouts as the Plattsburgh Babe Ruth All-Stars defeat the Florida Nationals 6-4.

30 YEARS AGO (1982)

Phoebe Sturm defeats Marge Grassi by 16 strokes to win the Ladies’ club title at Bluff Point Golf & Country Club.

A.J. Brohinsky pitches a 3-hitter and Cindy Beebie chips in with 2 hits, including a double, to lead the American Legion to a 17-3 triumph and a sweep of Bay View Dairy in the Plattsburgh Little League championships.

Scott Campbell and Neil Gillespie combine on a no-hitter with 13 strikeouts as the Morrisonville Expos edge the Beekmantown Yankees 2-1 in county grasshopper baseball.

Tim Best, Brian Best and Jamie Allen star on the mound for the Morrisonville Pirates who reel off three victories in peewee play.

Cindy Hogan, Robin Hogan, Cindy Jost and Ann Pils provide the power as Leavitt’s wins its last 2 games to complete a 14-0 season in Saranac Lake Women’s Softball League play.

Chris Thomas strikes out 16 and helps his cause with a 3-run homer to send the Peru Orioles on to a 3-2 win over the Peru Twins in grasshopper action.

40 YEARS AGO (1972)

Barry Phillips goes 4-for-4 while winning pitcher Wright Sample adds 3 hits and Ken Duffy, Malcolm Garrand and Bob Rodier all chip in with 2 hits as the American Division whips the National Division 14-5 in the Lake Champlain Slo-Pitch Softball League All-Star Game. Merrill LaPorte raps out 3 hits for the Nationals while Gary McGee and Filion McGee each contribute two.

Mike St. Louis, Pip LaFountain and Lou Buck combine on a 3-hit shutout as the Champlain Valley Baseball League All-Stars thump the Northern Valley Baseball League stars 7-0. LaFountain also cracks a homer while Carlie Rounds collects 2 hits and Tom Kowalowski, a double. Bob Ploof, Gary Delosh and Jack McFaul account for the NVBL hits.

Mary Lou Brown belts 2 homers to lead the City A peewees to an 8-2 softball win over Rugar Street.

Tom St. Dennis chips in for a birdie on the second extra hole to win a playoff with Mike O’Connell, Chip Ward, Jim Andre and Mike Jensen in the First Bluff Point Open.

Jim, John and Tom Shutts combine for 6 of Ellenburg’s 8 hits in a 13-2 rout of American Legion Post 20 in CVBL action.

50 YEARS AGO (1962)

Ken Bird (minor), Bill Casey (Babe Ruth), Bill Cox (Little League) and Mike Lopez (Little League) pitch no-hitters.

Tom Cheek scores 31 points and Bernie deGrandpre adds 22 to lead The Dandies over The Twisters in YMCA basketball.

Linda Smith gets 4 hits, with a homer, as Dannemora drubs Beekmantown 15-3 in senior girls’ softball.

Gomer Hill pitches a no-hitter with 13 strikeouts and Wayne Potvin hits 3 home runs as GD-A clubs Beekmantown in City Softball play.

Bobby Petrashune pitches a no-hitter to lead Lyon Mountain past West Chazy in Adirondack League baseball.

Jim Connolly’s 3-run homer lifts CV Loan to a 4-3 win over the Lions Club in Little League action.

Don McGrory socks 3 homers to power the Rouses Point Hawks to a 10-2 win over the Rouses Point Eagles.

60 YEARS AGO (1952)

Art Bordeau pitches a 3-hitter with 13 strikeouts and Gary Andrews goes 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles to lead unbeaten Nitzi’s to a 7-0 win over The Tars in Junior League baseball.

Peru’s Ray Disibio pitches a no-hitter in a 6-0 win over Chateaugay in Champlain Valley League play. Loyal Bouchard, Jim Brown Sr. and Ed Couche contribute 2 hits apiece.

Jack Jerry of the West Chazy Blue Jays no-hits Rouses Point.

Dick Anderson hits a pair of 3-run homers to spark the Royals over the Cardinals 9-8 in county grasshopper play.

Winning pitcher Bucky Roach drives in 4 runs with 4 hits to lead the Saranac Lake Chiefs to a 4-2 win over Lyon Mountain in CVL action.

70 YEARS AGO (1942)

Eddie Dubray wins his 8th straight game and hurls his third consecutive shutout to lead Redford over AuSable Forks 2-0. Ed Ashley also pitches a 4-hitter in the loss.

Joseph Tarbell, former major-leaguer and one-time classmate of Jim Thorpe, dies on the St. Regis Reservation at the age of 53.