September 26, 2013

Sports Shorts: September 26, 2013


---- — Patriots, Indians tie in swimming

CLINTONVILLE — AuSable Valley and Peru finished tied at 85-85 in a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference girls’ swim meet Tuesday. AuSable Valley was originally believed to have won the meet 86-84, but an error with the electronic timing system in the backstroke event was discovered, and the revised times resulted in a tie.


The Barracks to hold 10-4-4 tourney on Sunday

PLATTSBURGH — The Barracks Golf Course will be holding a 10-4-4 tournament on Sunday, starting at 9 a.m. The format is two men, two women or mixed teams, with total handicap divided by three.

On the par threes, each player will play his/her own ball and both scores will count. The par fours will be played as a scramble and the par fives will be alternate shots. Entry fee is $50 per team and includes skins, and $30 for non-members which includes green fees and cart.

To enter, sign up at The Barracks Golf Course or contact Mike Dodds at 593-2792 or


Bigelow, King, Bell win Dermatis golf tourney

PLATTSBURGH — The team of Rusty Bigelow, Carl King and Jack Bell combined to finish in first place in the third-annual Walter Dermatis Golf Tournament held Sept. 18 at the AuSable Club.

Second place went to Drew Sabella, Herb Crispell and Phil Devita. Bigelow was the medalist, while closest to the pin were won by King and Bigelow.


Hunter education class to be held

WESTPORT — A hunter education class will be held on Oct. 23, 24 and 25 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Westport Fish & Game Club.

For more information, contact Marshall Crowningshield at 569-8317 or Ed Moudin at 962-4542.


Plattsburgh Rod & Gun Club increases operating hours

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Rod & Gun Club indoor shooting range will begin to increase its hours of operation with cooler weather here.

The club will now open on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. for rifle, Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. for pistol, Thursday at 6:30 p.m. for rifle and Friday at 7:30 p.m. for pistol. Free instruction and equipment are provided.

New rifle shooters (adults and juniors) are encouraged to attend on Thursdays. New members pay $40 for a family membership. For more information about the club and its activities, contact Peter Visconti at 298-7776.


Skating open house set for Sept. 29

PLATTSBURGH — The Skating Club of the Adirondacks will host a fall open house from 3 to 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Plattsburgh State Field House. Skaters of all ages and ability levels are invited to join us for a free hour of open skating. Coaches will be on hand to answer questions about the club’s Skate With Us lesson program, and registration forms will be available for the new fall session, which begins Oct. 5. Please bring skates; rentals will not be available.


Capen Memorial results announced

PLATTSBURGH — Josh McMillan, Steve Beaudette, Chris Beaudette and Chris Gadway teamed up to claim first place at the First Annual Travis Capen Memorial Golf Tournament held at The Barracks Golf Course. All proceeds from the tournament benefit the Travis Capen Scholarship Fund.

First place- Josh McMillan, Steve Beaudette, Chris Beaudette, Chris Gadway, 61.

Second place- Kris Phillips, Josh Laramie, Howard Drollette, Ryan Johnston, 62.

Skin Winners- James VanValkenburg, Josh McMillan, Kris Phillips, Joey Rice

Longest-drive winner- James VanValkenburg

Closest-to-the-pin winner- Mark Aubin

No Show Award- Eddie Pepper