February 13, 2013

Sports Shorts: February 13, 2013


---- — Winter Adventure Race results

PLATTSBURGH — The town of Plattsburgh Recreation Department and Clinton County Youth Bureau held the first Winter Adventure Race of February Sunday.

The race was held at the Champlain Valley Transportation Museum and 28 kids participated in a snow-obstacle course made up of snow piles, tunnels and tires.

The third race in the series will be held Saturday, February 16, with registration beginning at 2 p.m. For more information please contact the Clinton County Youth Bureau at 565-4750.

Lap 1: 1. Nicholas Clookey, 2. Jake Recore, 3. Kade Sellars, 4. Benjamin West, 5. Madeline Perry, 6. Ethan Freeman, 7. Ryan Poe, 8. Zachary Bedard, 9. Mazie Sellars, 10. Jaques Gervich, 11. Mya Scott, 12. Karah Rivers, 13. Zachary West.

Lap 2: 1. Nora Graves, 2. Eamon Graves, 3. Jack Hanson, 4. Zack Hunter, 5. Justin Bedard, 6. Nicholas Clookey, 7. David Rock, 8. Robert Rock, 9. Allison Bedard, 10. Kaitlyn Neureuther

Lap 3: 1. Gareth Mansfield, 2. Cameron Davies, 3. Tyler Freeman, 4. Ella Mansifield, 5. Joseph Bedard.

Free skate at SUNY Plattsburgh Field House

PLATTSBURGH — Free ice time will be available to all town residents, at the SUNY Plattsburgh Field house on February, 19, 21 and 22 from noon-1 p.m each day. Skate rentals will be available and free of charge. No registration is necessary.

Family snowshoe program set for Feb. 20-22

PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Youth Bureau and Town of Plattsburgh Recreation Department will co-host a Family Snowshoe Program at the Cadyville Recreation Park.

The program will run from February 20-22, starting from 1:30 p.m – 3:30 p.m. This free program will introduce youth, from seven years old and up, and their family’s skills such as, snowshoeing, teamwork, and outdoor leadership skills.

Youth will have the opportunity to play snowshoe Disc Golf and many other outdoor games. Previous snowshoeing experience is not required and all equipment will be provided. Pre-registration is required, and participants may register for any and each day offered. Please dress for the weather.

For further information, or to Pre-register, contact the Clinton County Youth Bureau at 565-4750 between the hours of 8 a.m and 4 p.m, Monday through Friday.

North Bowl offers free bowling program for children

PLATTSBURGH — A program for all school-aged children who are residents of the town will be able to bowl at North Bowl Lanes on Sundays at 8:30 a.m. through February 24.

There is no cost to participants, and children can bowl up to three games and will receive shoe rentals at no charge.

Beartown family ski night Feb. 22

PLATTSBURGH — The Towns of Plattsburgh and Beekmantown are sponsoring a Family Ski Night, weather permitting, on February 22 at Beartown. This includes an evening of free skiing and snowboarding for family’s residing in either Plattsburgh or Beekmantown from 6 p.m-9 p.m.

Participants will have to provide their own equipment. Twenty percent discount for ski and snowboard rentals are available from Viking Ski-Board-Cycle. You must bring your own inflatable tube.

Call the Town of Plattsburgh Recreation Department at 562-6860 or Sanford Coakley, Beekmantown Youth Commissioner at 561-1149 if you have any questions.

Snowboarding safety course offered

PLATTSBURGH — The Town of Plattsburgh Recreation Department will be sponsoring a free New York State Certified Snowmobile Safety Course on February 19 and 22, from 9 a.m – 1p.m.

The course will be held at the Town of Plattsburgh Office complex located on at 151 Banker Road. New York State Law requires that any youth between the ages of 10 and 18 must first complete its Safety Training Course in order to operate a snowmobile on any property other than their parents’ or guardians’.

The Town sponsored course is open to receive a Safety Certificate. Anyone wishing to take the course is asked to register with the Recreation Office prior to the first session. The Recreation Office can be reached at 562-6860, Monday-Friday between 7 a.m and 4 p.m for further information.

Cardinals to hold Play4Kay Feb. 15

PLATTSBURGH— The Plattsburgh State women’s basketball team will host its annual Play 4Kay game on Friday, February 15, as the Cardinals take on SUNY Cortland in Memorial Hall. Play 4Kay is an initiative that allows a nation of coaches to raise awareness and funds for cancer research.

The Cardinals will be selling pink t-shirts prior to their 6 p.m. tip-off and during the men’s game at 8 p.m. In addition to shirts, the Cardinals will also be holding a 50/50 raffle during the men’s game to help raise funds for CVPH’s Treasure Chest Foundation.

Little League registrations Feb. 13

PLATTSBURGH — Registration for Plattsburgh Little League will be held on Wednesday February 13 at the Crete Center from 5:30 p.m- 7 p.m. Players must be born between May 1, 2000 and April 30, 2006 to be eligible for the 2013 season. Please be prepared to provide three forms of residency verification dated between February 1, 2012 and February 1, 2013. Registration fee will be $45 per player.

Please make checks out to Plattsburgh Little League. League Boundaries and forms for registration will be available at Player registration forms, medical release forms, and volunteer applications for any adults interested in coaching or helping out, will be available at

If you need to make financial arrangements, contact PLL President, Mike Bordeau at

Rifle League week 2 results announced

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Rough Riders took second place in week two of league competition at the Plattsburgh Rod and Gun Club Monday, with a team score of 1557. They were led by Peter Visconti and Frank Richards who both fired a 392.

The Junior Rough Riders where led by Andrew Visconti who fired a 383. For information about target shooting or the Rough Riders Rifle team contact Coach Peter Visconti at 298-7776

League Results: Whitehall 1580, Rough Riders 1557, Jamestown 1553, Harford 1537, Burlington 1490, Northfield 1489, Plattsburgh Aces 1485, Capital City 1456, St. Lawrence 1397, Jr. Rough Riders 1332, Marksman 1180, Hudson Falls 762.

CYH announces monthly meeting

CHAZY— Chazy Youth Hockey will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday at 7p.m at Scotts’ Memorial Rink in Chazy.

SUNYAC All-Academic, Commissioner’s List selections

CORTLAND, NY — The State University of New York Athletic Conference has recognized 37 Plattsburgh State student-athletes on its Fall 2012 All-Academic Team and Commisioner’s List, which was announced Friday.

To be eligible for SUNYAC All-Academic team recongnition the student-athlete must have a fall semester grade point average of 3.3 or higher.

To be named to the Commisioners List, the student athlete must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or higher for three consecutive semesters. Of the 37 student-athletes who received league academic accolades, 13 were bestowed with both All-Academic (AA) and Commisioner’s List (CL) honors.

Men’s Soccer: Jarred Antonucci (AA), Fabian Chaparro (AA), Carlo Coladonato (AA), Omar Ferandez (AA), Wade Goehle (AA, CL), Andy Heighington (AA,CL), Tyler Kessler (AA,CL), Mike Kowalki (AA), Sean Murphy (CL), Mike Payne (AA,CL), Nick Pourakis (CL), Jason Regruit (AA,CL), Nelson Vetter (AA), Ethan Votraw (AA).

Women’s Soccer: Christen Averill (AA), Renee Egan (AA), Lauren Gonyea (AA, CL), Emily Lalone (AA, CL), Amanda Livolsi (AA), Macee Madock (AA, CL), Kristie Pageau (AA,CL), Madeleine Rattray (AA), Kelly Siry (AA).

Men’s Cross Country: Adam Shearer (AA, CL).

Women’s Cross Country: Colleen Coon (CL), Katie Ehmann (CL, Amanda Joskow (CL), Briana Maginn (CL), Erika Ozols (CL).

Women’s Tennis: Samantha Fasciano (AA, CL), Rachel Hodnett (AA), Stephanie Omlin (AA, CL), Jessica Paquette (AA, CL), Meghan Ryan (AA, CL).

Women’s Volleyball: Jeanete Braun (AA), Kayla Nason (AA), Maggie Schrantz (AA, CL).

Soccer teams to host Plattsburgh State Night

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh State women’s and men’s soccer teams will be hosting Plattsburgh State Night at Beartown Ski Area on Sunday, March 3, from 6 p.m-9 p.m.

Beartown is just a 15 minute drive from the Plattsburgh State Campus, and offers snowboarding, skiing, and tubing under the lights. Special rate tickets must be purchased in advance at the Angell College Center desk or from members of the Plattsburgh State soccer teams for just $10.

Any Plattsburgh State student needing equipment can pick up a $10 rental voucher from the Student Association office. For more information contact Karen Waterbury at 518-802-0277 or by email at

Northern NY Audubon sponsoring ski trip

LAKE PLACID — On Saturday, the Northern New York Audubon is sponsoring a six-mile round-trip that passes through the Whiteface Landing at the north end of Lake Placid. The trail is classified as suitable for experienced beginners and light intermediate skiers. Organizers suggest to meet at 9 a.m. at The Trailhead, which is located on Rt. 86, 3.1 miles east of the stoplight at the junction of Rt. 86 and 73 in Lake Placid and is marked with a DEC sign.

For more information, contact Pat or John by calling 576-4232 or by emailing

Champlain, Mooers K of C salute free-throw champions

CHAMPLAIN — One girl and thee boys sponsoring the Champlain Council and two girls and two boys sponsoring the Mooers Council were crowned champions of the 2013 Knights of Columbus Free-Throw Championship, held Sunday at St. Mary’s Academy.

The winners from the Champlain Council: Girl- Sydney Hunter (age 11), Boys- Heath Lucas (age 10), Ian O’Donnell (age 11) and Cole DiBernardo (age 12).

The winners from the Mooers Council: Girls- Kya McComb (age 10) and Cheyenne Bernard (age 12), Boys- Owen Hollister (age 10) and Rylee Hollister (age 12).

District winners including the Ellenburg Council are: Girls- Kya McComb, Sydney Hunter and Cheyenne Bernard. Boys- Heath Lucas, Reed Lashway, Rylee Hollister, Noah Lambert and Evan Lashway. They will advance to the regional level March 3 at Massena High School.

The Biggest Loser Run/Walk Marathon slated for June 9

PLATTSBURGH — June 9, the Biggest Loser Run/Walk will run through downtown Plattsburgh and along the Saranac River.

Each participant will enjoy a commemorative technical t-shirt, the inaugural Biggest Loser finisher’s medal and live entertainment. The Kids Fit Foundation will host the Kids Fit Half Mile Fun Run (ages 4-12).

For more information, visit or email