June 30, 2013

Flashback: June 30, 2013

10 YEARS AGO (2003)

Anne Slattery of the Clinton-Essex Chapter is named New York State Special Olympics Basketball Coach of the Year.

T.J. Mussaw, Steve Niederbuhl and Donny Coolidge combine for 7 hits and 8 RBI in leading the Clinton County Mariners to a 14-6 win over the Massena Federals in American Legion junior baseball.

Ryan Meron’s RBI single in the 10th inning lifts the Plattsburgh Thunder to a 4-3 victory over the Watertown Wizards in New York Collegiate Baseball League play.

Chris Tarbox, Jed Dukett, Marshall Godin and Jeremiah St. Louis spark Tyler’s Timberjaxx to a doubleheader sweep of first-place CR Tunes Mudhens in Champlain Valley Baseball League action.

20 YEARS AGO (1993)

Former Franklin Academy and Ellenburg Eagles pitching standout Tom Browning is fined $500 by Cincinnati Reds manager Davey Johnson for watching a game from the rooftop across from Chicago’s Wrigley Field.

Scott Shutts, on loan to Altona, delivers 2 hits, including a run-scoring single, to help the Hornets defeat his Post 20 teammates, coached by his father, Jim Shutts.

Adam Whitbeck goes 5-for-5 with 2 home runs and pitches a 4-hitter as Meyer Video caps a 16-0 Plattsburgh Little League season. Chris Burdo and Joe Casey contribute 3 hits apiece while Dan Casey clubs a grand slam.

Bob Brunell, 56, finishes 14th in the Busch Grand National Race at Loudon, N.H., earning $2,000.

25 YEARS AGO (1988)

Tony von Elbe, sailing Going Concern, becomes the first repeat winner in the Mayor’s Cup Regatta.

Mike Perrotte overcomes an oil leak to hold off C.D. Coville in a match race at Airborne Raceway.

Three-sport standout Eddie Card is inducted in the Green Mountain College Hall of Fame. Card also enjoyed an outstanding coaching career at Westport, claiming 411 victories and 25 titles with the Eagles.

Pat Goodell is named varsity football coach at Plattsburgh High School, succeeding John Nicotera.

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