10 YEARS AGO (2003)
Plattsburgh State sophomore Gena Rosenbaum, with 21 goals and 13 assists, is named New York State Women’s Collegiate Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Year. Junior Nicole Lopez of St. Lawrence University joins her on the First Team.
Travis Shepard puts together games of 299, 268, 299 for an 866 series, breaking the North Bowl Lanes record of 854 held by Bobby Munson.
Elyse Lafountain and Krista Jubert become the first Clinton CC women’s soccer players to earn NJCAA All-American honors.
Lee Ann Peck scores 15 points, grabs 7 rebounds and blocks 6 shots as AuSable Valley defeats Saranac 49-38 in Roger Long’s coaching debut with the Patriots.
Jonathan Wolleben and Nick O’Meara each score 13 points as Plattsburgh High defeats Tupper Lake 54-43, overcoming Andrew Thompson’s 21-point game.
Allen Alterie pours in 35 points to lead Willsboro to an 80-63 triumph over Moriah in the championship game of the Willsboro Shootout.
Jason Lapham, Tyler James, Adam Roberts, Travis James and Josh Howard win their weight classes to lead Beekmantown to the team title in the Saranac Early Bird Wrestling Tournament.
20 YEARS AGO (1993)
Pete Jacques gets his 100th coaching victory as Willsboro rallies to defeat Elizabethtown-Lewis 70-59. Cory Jacques paces the Warriors with 26 points while Andrew Lee chips in with 18. Jason Hurd leads the Lions with 13.
Jay Quenville scores his 81st goal to break the Franklin Academy scoring record for hockey set by Kevin St. Hilaire.
MVP Mika Conley scores 22 points to go with 15 rebounds and 4 steals in leading Westport to a 58-37 triumph over Peru in the final of the Peru Tip-off Tournament. Erin Pratt contributes 17 points and 12 rebounds while Steph Wheet leads the Indians with 14 points and 5 steals.
Cory West tallies 14 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter as Malone tops Northeastern Clinton 63-57 in the final of the NAC Bobcat Shootout. Erik Willette scores 22 for NCCS.
Eric Donahue and Jeremy Blake each net 12 points and Eric Deshaies adds 11 points with 13 rebounds to lead Beekmantown to a 48-39 victory over the hosts in the final of the Ticonderoga Tip-off Tournament. Jim Burgey scores 14 for Ticonderoga.
25 YEARS AGO (1988)
Jessica Covey scores 19 points and teams with Meg Mitchell to control the boards for Beekmantown in a 44-27 win over Malone. Tara Breen and Missy Kirby each net 7 for the Huskies.
Mike Leonard and Chris O’Connor score 3 goals apiece to spark MAI to an 8-3 victory in the final of the Cougar Hockey Classic.
Sophomore Ronnie Kirk drops in 20 points to spur Beekmantown on to a 72-60 triumph over St. John’s in the final of the Beekmantown Tip-off Tournament. Jeremy Dubay nets 30 for the Irish.
Todd Carpenter records 3 pins and Andrew Canning picks up 3 wins, including 2 by fall, as the Saranac wrestlers dominate a 5-team dual in Vermont.
Chad Dufrane’s putback lifts Brushton-Moira to a 69-68, double-overtime victory over Malone. Rob Trim scores 29 to lead the Panthers while Jamie Bluteau hits for 18 for Malone.
30 YEARS AGO (1983)
Former Peru standout Jack Daly, a record-setting wide receiver for Dartmouth College, is named to the All-Ivy Second Team in football.
Todd Dupell scores 21 second-half points to spark Clinton Community College to an 87-60 victory over Vermont Tech.
George Keller scores 18 points and Walt Worth 11 in Crown Point’s 58-46 win over Westport in the final of the Westport Tip-off Tournament. Tom Gates leads the Eagles with 19.
Don Weatherwax rolls a 769 series to break the scratch triple record at Riverside Lanes, set by Dave Richard with a 748 in 1981.
Joe Kahn steps down as AuSable Valley football coach after leading the Patriots to a 7-3 season and the North Country Class C regional championship.
Anne Slattery scores 25 points to spark Plattsburgh State to an 83-61 victory over The College of Saint Rose.
Bill Plympton’s goal enables St. John’s to tie Northwood School 6-6 in hockey.
Troy Farmer scores 2 goals and adds 2 assists in Saranac Lake’s 4-2 hockey win over St. Lawrence Central.
Plattsburgh State freshman Sue Hutchins of Malone wins the 800-meter run in the University of Vermont Christmas Invitational.
40 YEARS AGO (1973)
Plattsburgh’s Bernie Griffith earns Sports of the Year honors on the Northern NASCAR circuit while Gene Guynup narrowly misses out on Rookie of the Year.
Linda and Dave Richard and Ann and Harry Bowen win the City Mixed Bowling Tournament with a 2,549 score.
John Niles nets 23 points in the Riley Ford Comets’ 102-85 victory over the Bombers in Northern Basketball League play.
Don Verkey hits for 26 points as Carpenter Brothers overcomes Harry Haugen’s 35-point effort to beat The Store 93-81 in the City Men’s Basketball League.
50 YEARS AGO (1963)
Plattsburgh State defeats McGill University 89-85 with Jack Fitzpatrick leading the way with 19 points. John Pelkaus chips in with 15, Paul Lewis adds 14 and Steve White 11.
Wayne Chase scores 18 points, Allen Palmer contributes 14 and Jack Lashway 13 as Saranac tops Dannemora 68-51. King scores 14 for the Black Knights.
Bill Roser fires in 23 points and Mike Mautz adds 22 as St. Joseph’s of Malone edges MAI 83-78. Dick Wells leads The Mount with 29 points while George McKinney hits for 23.
Jim Bracken nets 20 points and Art Garcia 16 to pace Keeseville to a 57-44 triumph over OLVA. Pete LaValley leads the Purple Foxes with 12.
60 YEARS AGO (1953)
Harney Davey pours in 35 points to lead Keeseville past Chateaugay 84-44. Lowell Whalen nets 13 in a losing cause.
Gerald Pelkey pumps in 41 points to spark Champlain to a 65-54 victory over Saranac. Bill Badger hits for 37 points as Dannemora defeats Chateaugay 70-39.
Ace Latourelle and Tom McCormick each score 18 points in Keeseville’s 68-60 win over Willsboro. Al Shedd scores 28 for the Warriors.
70 YEARS AGO (1943)
MAI, under Brother Leo, returns 4 regulars to the basketball team: Donald Clark, Joseph Policastro, Carl Dragoon and Clarence Rougeau. Among the newcomers are Joseph Bernard, John Hickey and Peter Newell.