February 19, 2013

Sports shorts: Feb. 19, 2013


CORTLAND — On Monday, the conference office awarded junior Kathleen Payne with her second SUNYAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week award this season. Payne has accumulated 43 points during Plattsburgh State’s 3-0 week and upped her scoring average to 14.2 points per game, which is second best in the conference. She has averaged 14.3 points, six rebounds, 2.3 assists, and 3.3 steals in the past three games. Payne and the Cardinals will begin SUNYAC tournament championship play on Tuesday, when they head to Oneonta to take on the four-seeded Red Dragons. Tip-off is scheduled for 7p.m.

YMCA youth

floor hockey registration open

PLATTSBURGH— Registration for the Plattsburgh YMCA youth floor hockey league for boys and girls in grades K-4 has begun. The program, which starts March 9, will be holding practices and games in the YMCA gym on Saturdays over the course of eight weeks. The program emphasizes fun, safety, and fundamental skills. Each child receives a t-shirt uniform and a trophy, along with an end of the season swim and pizza party also held at the YMCA. A mouth guard is required for all participants. Registration forms can be picked up at the YMCA, 17 Oak Street, or downloaded at Parent volunteers will be needed for this program. For more information call 561-4290.


hockey tournament Feb. 23-24

ROUSES POINT— The opening ceremony of the law enforcement hockey tournament will be held Saturday, February 23 at 9 a.m in Rouses Point. The championship game will be held on Sunday, February 24 at 3 p.m.

Teams will include Customs, Border Patrol, Canadian Customs, Blackpool and Montreal, NYSP, Corrections, and Peacekeepers of Kanawakne.

There will be a raffle and a 50/50 drawing. All proceeds will go to the Camp ta Kum Ta charity.

Ticket information announced for SUNYAC semis

PLATTSBURGH— Season ticket holders will have the opportunity to purchase their seats for the men’s hockey semifinal game Friday, February 22 from 1 p.m-8 p.m at the Field House box office.

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