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.
Gary Cowan scores twice and Bob Ouimet adds a third goal as Chateaugay snaps Chazy-Giroux’s 4-year unbeaten streak in North Country Men’s Soccer League play.
Winning pitcher Seann Cassidy goes 3-for-3 to lead the Essex County Adirondacks to a 5-3 triumph over the Altona Bombers.
30 YEARS AGO (1983)
Dave Piromalli, Tim Adair, Rick Stahl, Gordie McCance and Steve Bester head up men’s hockey coach Doug Kacharvich’s first recruiting class at Plattsburgh State.
David McDowell sails Chaosarou to victory in the Mayor’s Cap and also wins the Challenge Cup from Shelburne, Vt.
Emmett Hargett and Ray Lang capture the Jay Volunteer Fire Department’s horse-shoe tournament.
David Schumacher, Kate D’Aran, Mark Goldman, Leigh Mitchell and Joe Firlik each take 4 firsts in an open swimming meet at Plattsburgh Middle School.
Dean Miller’s lead-off single in the ninth inning breaks up Scott Baker’s no-hit bid. Baker settles for a one-hitter with 14 strikeouts in Redford’s 14-0 rout of Plattsburgh in CVBL play.
40 YEARS AGO (1973)
Alex Duff of the Plattsburgh Falcons outduels Mike St. Louis of Peru in a 1-0 game in CVBL action. Jim Kurz’s fourth-inning sacrifice fly scores Dick Ruth with the only run as the Falcons snap a season-long, 10-game losing streak. Duff strikes out 11, walks 4 and gives up 4 hits while St. Louis fans 13 while walking none.
Dr. Ernest Rangazas of Plattsburgh State is invited to join the administrative staff for the 1973 World University Games in Moscow.
John Strack shoots a 75 to win the 39th-Annual Fred Lovell Golf Tournament sponsored by the Plattsburgh Elks Lodge and held at the North Country Golf Club. Joe Jastrab posts low net with a 77.
Dave Huru hammers a 3-run homer to lead Fountain & Lucas to a 10-5 victory over Brewster’s Hardware in the Plattsburgh Little League championship game. Jack Bartoszek, Tom Penders and Brian Bouchard each contribute to the offensive support for winning pitcher Chris King. Dave Raudenbush and Gordie Little are the hitting stars for Brewster’s.
Al Hassler and Steve Shemet defeat Scott Light and Ranieri Rotelli to win the Plattsburgh Tennis Association men’s doubles tournament.
50 YEARS AGO (1963)
Winning pitcher Nancy Myatt belts 2 home runs as the Beekmantown Little League girls wallop Rugar Street 25-1 in softball.
Gary Trost, 11, wins the City Soap Box Derby, beating Mike Cobb of Jay in the final.
Jim Hoyt, racing over his home track, snaps Bob Bruno’s winning streak at Saranac Lake Speedway. Floyd Rock wins the Road Class.
Art Duprey and Barney Woodward combine on a no-hitter as Peru downs Keeseville in County League play.
Gretchen Siegel of Plattsburgh wins the low net trophy in qualifying for the State Women’s Amateur Golf Tournament in Lake Placid.
60 YEARS AGO (1953)
Mike Mannix slugs a home run and Tom McFadden goes 4-for-4 as the Midget Yankees beat the Dodgers 16-10. Losing pitcher Bob Lamare is hurt by 8 errors.
Charlie Andrews pitches a 2-hitter with 14 strikeouts as the Plattsburgh Midgets defeat West Chazy 18-4 in Kiwanis Club Junior League play. Gary Finney goes 5-for-5 while hitting for the cycle.
Katie Rooney leads the Hustlers past the Bluejays in Dannemora girls’ softball. Carolyn McKenzie belts a 2-run homer for the Bluejays.
Dave Beebe and Jerry Welch combine on a no-hitter, but give up 12 walks in the Tigers’ 9-8 victory over the Dodgers.
70 YEARS AGO (1943)
Charles Dragoon rips a home run and a triple to lead Scheier’s Cardinals to a 16-2 drubbing of Ward 5 in City Softball. Robert Dragoon is the winning pitcher.
Frankie Raymond’s home run is the big blow as Ward 4 beats St. John’s 10-4.
Arthur LaRose, a 3-sport standout and the grandson of Maude Germaine of Morrisonville, gets a 3-day tryout with the Brooklyn Dodgers farm team in Schenectady.